Tech4Humans Episode 11
In this week's episode, we spoke to Drew Clements and Andy Pickle, the co-founders of Protege.dev. Drew and Andy talk to us about the inspiration behind their job board which is aimed at helping junior developers find a job. We talk the hiring process, the tech that powers Protege and more.
July 19, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 10
In this week's episode, we spoke to Erika Myles about the importance of accessibility. We bring up the moral and business reasons for why companies should make accessibility important. She gave us a great introduction into the world of accessibility and we're hoping to make sure that Tech4humans is more accessible to everyone moving forward. If you're building web applications check out this episode for an introduction to resources and tools that can help you make sure to keep accessibility at the forefront of your development.
July 03, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 9
In this week's episode we spoke to our good friend Daniel Adeyanju. Daniel does a lot of work in the area of Diversity and Inclusion and works with different programs that help Black and Latino people break into tech. Daniel shares his perspective on why Diversity and Inclusion is important and why it will make tech and our communities an overall better place.
June 26, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 8
In this week's episode we spoke to Andrew Hedges founder of The Collab Lab. The Collab Lab is a free volunteer-run program that helps early-career developers gain practical experience by working on real-world projects with other early-career developers. If you are an early career developer check out this episode for a lot of great tips on getting that first dev job!
May 29, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 7
In this week's episode, we spoke to Tatiana Mac about three amazing projects she created: Self Defined, Devs of Colour, and StyleDotCSS. We learned a lot in the episode and came to an understanding that we definitely have to better ourselves in a lot of the language we use and make sure we are doing the work to create a more inclusive environment for others.
May 21, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 6
In this week's episode we spoke to Giovannie Hernandez about his work with the Code Cooperative. The Code Cooperative is a nonprofit organization that aims to help individuals and communities impacted by incarceration find careers in tech. Giovannie talks about how he got involved, starting off as a fellow of the program, and then working with the program to help others.
May 15, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 5
In this week's episode, we spoke to Joan Westenberg, a writer, tech executive, and occasional tech journalist. Joan speaks to us about creating transgenderinclusion.com which is an open-source project that shares policies and guidelines on how to make your company more inclusive for transgender people. Joan shares a lot of amazing resources in addition to this for how we can all be more welcoming in our tech culture.
May 07, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 4
In this week's episode we speak to Lee Warrick, a full stack developer from Orlando. Lee has an interesting background having previously been both a firefighter and an ICU nurse before moving into becoming a developer. We speak to Lee about improvements that need to be made in the health care field and what we as developers can do to help modernize tech in the field. We don't need to solve the world's medical problems with code but we can make both patients and healthcare providers' lives easier with some of the suggestions Lee offers in this episode.
April 30, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 3
In this week's episode Rahat speaks to Matt Trask and J.D. Flynn who are two volunteers working with OSMI(Open Source Mental Illness). OSMI is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation dedicated to raising awareness, educating, and providing resources to support mental wellness in the tech and open source communities. Matt and J.D. talk about their experiences dealing with mental illness and how they got involved with OSMI.
April 23, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 2
In this week's episode, we speak to Cecelia Martinez about her work with Out In Tech. Out in tech is a nonprofit which unties the LGBTQIA+ tech community by organizing many different events and fostering communities that allow for safe places for members of the LGBTQIA+ to network and meet others like them in tech. Cecelia talks to us about her own experiences coming out as well as taking on a leadership role in the Out In Tech Atlanta chapter.
April 16, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 1
In this week's episode, we speak with Pete from No CS Degree. Pete speaks to us about how he started No CS Degree which showcases individuals who have become successful as developers without taking the traditional route in getting a computer science degree. Pete highlights how he started this and went from sharing inspiring stories to building this out into a full-time business for himself. Make sure to check out No CS Degree and learn about amazing developers who have become successful with alternative paths of breaking into tech.
April 09, 2020
Tech4Humans Episode 0
In this episode, Rahat and Hasibul interview each other and talk about the inspiration behind Tech4Humans. They talk about how they got into tech, experience with their bootcamps as well as some of the episodes of this upcoming season they are looking forward to airing!
April 02, 2020
A preview of what's to come on the Tech4Humans podcast. Rahat, one of the co-hosts announces the start date for the first episode of Tech4Humans. Tune in next Thursday, April 2nd on your favorite podcast platform as Rahat and Hasibul talk about the upcoming episodes they're waiting to share with you!
March 28, 2020