Giant Robots Smashing Into Other Giant Robots

About the show

A podcast about the design, development, and business of great software. Each week thoughtbot's Chad Pytel is joined by the people who build and nurture the products we love.


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    105: Use Your Info-magination (Marc-André Cournoyer)

    June 29th, 2014  |  Season 3  |  32 mins 32 secs

    Ben welcomes Marc-André Cournoyer of Coded Inc. to discuss self-marketing and sustaining info-product platforms.

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    104: Maintaining The Meat Machines (Adam Wiggins)

    June 22nd, 2014  |  Season 3  |  40 mins 30 secs

    On this weeks Giant Robots Ben welcomes Adam Wiggins, Heroku co-founder and former CTO, to join as more of a guest host than guest. They discuss team size/structure, project scalability, the benefits of working abroad & self-maintenance best practices.

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    103: Consulting the Consultants (Adam Wathan, Chris Keithlin)

    June 15th, 2014  |  Season 3  |  36 mins 30 secs

    Giant Robots welcome Adam & Chris of Vehikl who inquire about project selection / scheduling, portfolio building & customer-facing.

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    102: Put It Out To The World (Peter Cooper)

    June 8th, 2014  |  Season 3  |  28 mins 21 secs

    Ben sits down with Peter Cooper, of Cooper Press, on his evolution from blogger to published author and publisher.

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    101: Developing Skills (Alex Fox, Jatin Bhandari)

    June 1st, 2014  |  Season 3  |  38 mins 48 secs

    Ben is joined by Alex & Jatin, recent graduates of the first thoughtbot / Metis Ruby on Rails Bootcamp, to talk about the process, experience and feedback on their path to becoming junior developers.