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Friends That Code

Friends That Code

By Friends That Code
Hello world! It’s Mike Traverso with the Friends that Code podcast where I get a chance to showcase some amazing people I know that just happen to write code for a living.

Whether they started off intending to code or just happened into it, we get to hear about the types of people you'll meet, things you'll get to do, jobs you'll have along the way, and advice from some awesome coders along the way!
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03 - Friends That Code ft. Victoria Gonda

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14 - If someone expresses confidence in you, believe them! ft. Tony Amos
Developer, Navy Veteran, Kanban Cool Guy, Scrum Master Master, Agile Guru and Entrepreneur. Ladies and gentlemen, today’s guest is Tony Amos! LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anthony-amos/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/agile_anthony Tony’s Blog post: https://medium.com/@agile_anthony/memo-to-the-lone-black-programmer-e8371c12707d “I feel like I was accidentally hired”, Ibrahim Diallo: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-53180073 Nasdaq Stock Wall: https://www.stocktrader.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/nasdaq-stock-wall.png Wang 2200: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wang_2200
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September 23, 2020
13 - Marketing to the right audiences in the right spaces with Robyn Spoto
Founder of SpotOn Digital Media, Co-Founder of MamaBear App and Co-Founder of ThingtoBring, Entrepreneur, Mentor, Digital Media Wizard and Tampa Bay Champion. Ladies and gentlemen, today’s guest is Robyn Spoto! SpotOn Digital Media Twitter: twitter.com/spotondigital SpotOn Digital Media: spotondigitialmedia.com ThingToBring: Thingtobring.com
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September 16, 2020
12 - Why remote work is important for everyone and big hats at meetups with Michele Cynowicz
Engineer, Developer, Community organizer, Frontend Fox, Conference Speaker, Girl Scout Volunteer, Remote Work Advocate and owner of one seriously badass pirate hat… Ladies and gentlemen, today’s guest is Michele Cynowicz! Frontend Foxes: https://www.frontendfoxes.org Michele’s Twitter (pirate hat in profile photo): https://twitter.com/michelecynowicz #CodePirate DevFest Florida 2019 Talk: Shifting to Vue:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWQTbb6rmwI Thundernerds appearance at VueConf US 2019: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrYcGXqyFZE&feature=emb_title
1:05:26
September 9, 2020
11 - Getting a Masters Degree with a GI Bill, Silly things recruiters say, FANG interview tips ft. Roland Heintze
Senior Full Stack Engineer. Master's Degree Student. US Marine Veteran. All Around Great guy. Ladies and gentlemen, today's guest is Roland Heintze! Georgia Tech Courses on Udacity - https://www.udacity.com/georgia-tech GI Benefits - https://www.va.gov/education/about-gi-bill-benefits/how-to-use-benefits/ Cracking Coding Interview - https://amzn.to/2Fnv7Up
1:00:06
September 2, 2020
10 - Being a polymath, community, creating, facilitating, welding art together and running a B&B ft. Christi Kapp
Developer, Project Manager, Bed and Breakfast proprietor, Community organizer, Conference organizer, Artist of multiple mediums, Polymath. Ladies and gentlemen, today’s guest is Christi Kapp! I AM Remarkable - https://iamremarkable.withgoogle.com/  Cosmic Teamwork - www.cosmicteamwork.com Violets Garage - www.violetsgarage.com DevFest Florida - https://devfestflorida.org Central Florida Google Developer Group - https://www.meetup.com/GDG-Central-Florida/
56:00
August 26, 2020
09 - Helping new and established developers ft. Jenell Pizarro
Developer. Speaker. Teacher. Community organizer. Podcaster. And my first guest with Pink Hair. Ladies and gentlemen, today's guest is Jenell Pizarro Orlando Devs - https://orlandodevs.com Black Orlando Tech - https://blackorlandotech.org Jenell on Twitter @nellaro - https://twitter.com/nellarro ThunderNerds - https://thundernerds.io DevFest Florida - https://devfestflorida.org
59:10
August 19, 2020
08 - Data science in Baseball, advice for interviews and show tunes ft. Ben Gilman
Math guru, Former College Athlete, Web & Mobile App Developer. Ladies and gentlemen, today's guest is Ben Gilman! Cracking the Coding Interview by Gayle Laakmann McDowell MLB.com Sandia National Labs Colorado School of Mines
52:45
August 12, 2020
07 - Always learning, building communities, Flutteristas and Sketchnoting ft. Nitya Narasimhan
Polymath. Developer Expert. Developer Advocate. Community Organizer. Sketchnoter Supreme. Person you need to follow on Twitter. Ladies and gentlemen, today's guest is Nitya Narasimhan! dev.to/nitya twitter.com/nitya Sketchnoting: https://blog.sketchthedocs.dev/2020/05/about-sketchthedocs.html Flutter: https://dartpad.dartlang.org/flutter & https://flutter.dev #flutteristas: https://twitter.com/hashtag/flutteristas I'm a lifelong lifelong beginner, are you?: https://dev.to/nitya/i-m-a-lifelong-beginner-are-you-2ac6 MS Create: Frontend: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nCc-YPf9lAU&feature=youtu.be Azure docs: https://aka.ms
1:30:49
August 5, 2020
06 - Friends That Code ft. Katherine Trammell
Developer, Teacher, Project Coordinator, Tech Community Volunteer and Supporter, Operations Unicorn, Suncoast Developer Guild Campus Director, Conference Organizer. And all around awesome lady. Ladies and gentlemen, today's guest is Katherine Trammell! Suncoast Developer's Guild: https://suncoast.io Suncoast Developer's Guild Conference: https://suncoast.io/conference Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/suncoastdevs Twitter: @ktrammell95
56:06
August 1, 2020
05 - Fun ways to get into Machine Learning ft. Kesha Williams
Developer, Architect, Mentor, Teacher, AWS Machine Learning Hero, Alexa Champion, Machine Learning Guru, multiple award winning, incredibly generous with her time and potential Top Chef. Today's guest, ladies and gentlemen, is Kesha Williams! A Cloud Guru: https://acloud.guru Her new web series about using AI to generate music: https://acloud.guru/series/deepcomposer Women Who Code sponsored AI hackathon to battle COVID-19: https://www.womenwhocode.com/mission-predictable-hackathon. Kesha's Corner: https://info.acloud.guru/resources/keshas-korner-intro-to-machine-learning-on-aws Twitter: @keshawillz 
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July 31, 2020
04 - Friends That Code ft. Sam Edwards
Developer, Architect, Instructor, certified Android Expert, certified Kotlin expert, Incredibly generous and HandStander Supreme. Today’s guest ladies and gentlemen is Sam Edwards! Capital One Tech Blog: https://medium.com/capital-one-tech Sam's Blog: https://handstandsam.com Android Summit: https://www.androidsummit.org @androidsummit @handstandsam
1:03:19
July 31, 2020
03 - Friends That Code ft. Victoria Gonda
Dancer. Writer. Speaker. Conference Organizer. Kotlin Guru. All around awesome person... Today’s guest, ladies and gentlemen, is Victoria Gonda! Victoria's blog: https://victoriagonda.com Android Test Driven Development By Tutorials Book: https://store.raywenderlich.com/products/android-test-driven-development-by-tutorials Increase Your Product Quality Through Accessibility: Kotlin Mumbai OR RayWenderlich.com Chicago Roboto Conference: https://chicagoroboto.com Twitter: @ttgonda
50:33
July 31, 2020
02 - Friends That Code ft. Annyce Davis
Director of Engineering at Meetup. Technologist. Android Expert. Speaker. Published Poet. All-around inspiration. Ladies and Gentlemen, today's guest is Annyce Davis! Twitter: https://twitter.com/brwngrldev Blog: https://adavis.info LinkedIn Learning: https://www.lynda.com/Annyce-Davis/8215280-1.html
41:02
July 31, 2020
01 - Friends That Code ft. Brandy Morgan
Technologist, Entrepreneur, Social Media Guru. Ladies and Gentlemen, today's guest is Brandy Morgan!   Do School: https://doschool.co Blog: http://msbrandymorgan.com Instagram: http://instagram.com/msbrandymorgan Twitter: http://twitter.com/msbrandymorgan YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCWgIU78CjS3oeUSpqVoU9jw Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/msbrandymorgan
41:14
July 31, 2020
0 - A Rambling Introduction to Friends That Code
Check us out on Twitter: @friendsthatcode Mike Traverso: @traversoft LinkedIn
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July 31, 2020