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Blog Cast

By Sam Bail
The blog posts you never got round to reading - read to you. Technology, data, engineering culture, and anything in between. The content is curated by your host, Sam Bail, and read by a rotating team of readers from across the globe. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod.

Cover image "Headphones" by Fey Ilyas is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.
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Ep 9: Pardis Noorzad: Models for integrating data science teams within companies

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Ep 12: Benn Stancil: Business in the back, party in the front
Today's post is "Business in the back, party in the front" by Benn Stancil, which was first published in February 2021 on https://benn.substack.com/p/business-in-the-back-party-in-the-front We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
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March 13, 2022
Ep 11: Hillel Wayne: I f****ing hate science"
Today's post is "I f****ing hate science" by Hillel Wayne, which was first published in July 2021. The original post can be found at https://buttondown.email/hillelwayne/archive/i-ing-hate-science We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
16:58
August 08, 2021
Ep 10: Ash Furrow: Building better software by building better teams
Today's post is "Building better software by building better teams" by Ash Furrow, read by Ash himself. It was first published in March 2018 on Ash's blog. The original post can be found at https://ashfurrow.com/blog/building-better-software-by-building-better-teams/. We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
29:26
August 01, 2021
Ep 9: Pardis Noorzad: Models for integrating data science teams within companies
Today's post is "Models for integrating data science teams within companies" by Pardis Noorzad, read by Jennifer Parak. The post was first published on Pardis' Medium blog in July 2019. You can find the original post here: https://djpardis.medium.com/models-for-integrating-data-science-teams-within-organizations-7c5afa032ebd We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
36:16
July 26, 2021
Ep 8: Sam Bail: Don’t be that person. Or: How to not be a Kool Aid Man in the “extended workplace”.
Today's post is "Don't be that person, or: How to not be a Kool Aid Man in the "extended workplace"" by myself, Sam Bail. The post was first published on my blog in June 2021. You can find the original post here: https://sambail.com/2021/06/08/dont-be-that-person/ We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
15:54
July 18, 2021
Ep 7: Colin Fraser: The treachery of leakage
Today's post is "The treachery of leakage" by Colin Fraser. The post was first published Colin's Medium blog in August 2016. You can find the original post here: https://medium.com/@colin.fraser/the-treachery-of-leakage-56a2d7c4e931 We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
19:40
July 11, 2021
Ep 6: Taylor Murphy: Lessons learned managing the GitLab Data team
Today's blog post is "Lessons learned managing the GitLab Data team", by "databae" Taylor Murphy. The post was first published in February 2020 on the GitLab blog. You can find the original post including all the links that are mentioned in the post on https://about.gitlab.com/blog/2020/02/10/lessons-learned-as-data-team-manager/ We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
15:28
July 04, 2021
Ep 5: Vicki Boykis: The ghosts in the data
Today's blog post is "The ghosts in the data", by Vicki Boykis. The post was first published in March 2021 on Vicki's blog. You can find the original post including all the links that are mentioned in the post on https://veekaybee.github.io/2021/03/26/data-ghosts/ We're always looking for great blog posts from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
17:06
June 27, 2021
Ep 4: Randy Au: Data Cleaning IS Analysis, Not Grunt Work
Today's blog post is "Data Cleaning IS Analysis, Not Grunt Work", by Randy Au. The post was first published in September 2020 on Randy's Substack. You can find the original post including all the links that are mentioned in the post on https://counting.substack.com/p/data-cleaning-is-analysis-not-grunt We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
40:51
June 20, 2021
Ep 3: Kieran Potts: Should we rebrand REST?
Today's blog post is "Should we rebrand REST", by Kieran Potts. The post was first published in May 2021 on kieranpotts.com. You can find the original post including links to other resources on https://kieranpotts.com/rebranding-rest/. This blog post was picked by my friend DJ Adams who runs our "sister" podcast "Tech Aloud". And DJ's also reading it! In exchange, I'll be featured on one of the next episodes of Tech Aloud. Check out DJ's podcast "Tech Aloud" on your favorite podcast platform and show him some love! We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
34:33
June 13, 2021
Ep 2: Dorian Taylor: Agile as trauma
Today's post is "Agile As Trauma" by Dorian Taylor, read to you by the author himself. The post was first published in February 2020 on doriantaylor.com. You can find the original post and lots of links to additional resources on https://doriantaylor.com/agile-as-trauma. We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
21:34
June 06, 2021
Ep 1: Marianne Bellotti: All the best engineering advice I stole from non-technical people
Today's post is "All the best engineering advice I stole from non-technical people" by Marianne Bellotti. For this very first episode, your host Sam is reading! The post was first published in August 2019. You can find the original post and lots of links to additional resources on https://bellmar.medium.com/all-the-best-engineering-advice-i-stole-from-non-technical-people-eb7f90ca2f5f. We're always looking for great blog post from the wonderful world of tech and data. Follow us on Twitter @blogcastpod to suggest your favorite posts, or email blogcastpod@gmail.com. We'd also love to hear from folks who want to read for us! Hear ya later :)
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May 30, 2021
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