Micah and Laura talk about how they learned to code and how much harder it was back in the days when you had to write code by carving it into stone tablets with tools made from the bones of a mammoth that you just killed. Also, we give you some advice for where to start and what to learn, if you're so inclined.
In this episode, Micah and Laura talk about where terrible ideas come from and why they can derail the whole product development process. Also, Laura rants about patents.
Laura and Micah complain about meetings and give some simple tips for making them less awful for engineers (and everyone else).
In this episode, Laura and Micah fight about whether 10x engineers exist, what the term even means, and whether it's useful. We also offer some ideas about why the person you thought was a 10xer might not really be.
From database dumps to spear phishing to users angry about privacy settings, a lot of privacy and security problems can be prevented by understanding the issues ahead of time. In this episode, Laura and Micah talk about the human causes of privacy and security problems and offer a few solutions for your team.
The only thing worse than causing a major product failure is causing it a second time in the exact same way. That's why it's critical to run a post mortem after you've had any kind of major failure or outage.
In this podcast, Micah and Laura discuss what people get wrong about post mortems and give some suggestions about making them better.