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After listening to How I Built This for some time, I realized that tech people could really benefit from having a show that was like HIBT, but bent towards tech. So Code Story was born.

November 30, 2021 E25: Robert Ross, FireHydrant

Eventually, Bobby was an on call engineer – either by accident or intentionally – because he always wanted to help solve the problem. At one point, he set out to bridge bootcamp grads into the real world of software through a video series. As it turns out, the product he was building during the series was much more interesting – and desired – than the videos themselves.

https://codestory.co/podcast/e25-bobby-ross-fire-hydrant/

November 24, 2021 Bonus: Luke Hoban, Pulumi

Post Microsoft, Luke went work for Amazon on the cloud, specifically EC2. The thing he had in the back of his head for many years was how to bring the programming model into the cloud space. He eventually left Amazon, and set out to combine his love of designing programming languages, with the movement and excitement of the cloud.

https://codestory.co/podcast/bonus-luke-hoban-pulumi/

November 23, 2021 E24: Thejo Kote, Airbase

Prior to his current venture, he co-founded Automatic, connecting cards to the internet. This eventually sold to SiriusXM for several million dollars. Looking into another problem, he saw that the way people spend money lacked true visibility and connectivity between systems. He asked some questions, got some feedback, and set out to capitalize on the opportunity to build a better solution.

https://codestory.co/podcast/e24-thejo-kote-airbase/

November 22, 2021 Bonus: Shinji Kim, Select Star

At Alkamai, Shinji worked with large enterprises and saw that there was a problem around data discovery, and that it was growing in the middle market, as more companies migrated to the cloud. She decided to build an automated way for users to discovery and understand their data.

https://codestory.co/podcast/bonus-shinji-kim-select-star/

November 18, 2021 Bonus: Brandon White, File Finder

The genesis of Brandon’s current venture started with his wife, who manages a family office. At one point, she was switching accountants, which required the transfer of a massive amount of documents… the bulk of which was in email. He thought that there had to be a better way to find these documents, across accounts in the cloud.

https://codestory.co/podcast/bonus-brandon-white-file-finder/

November 17, 2021 Compiler Recast – Why Should You Write Technical..

In my experience, the need for technical documentation goes way beyond the boundaries of open source. Within the walls of a business, the need to share technical documentation around product architecture, entity relationships, DevOps workflow and even product strategy are absolutely critical in ensuring that everyone is on the same p age to move forward.

At the root, both types of technical documentation have the same goal – to inform the reader on how things should work. This episode was a great discussion on the topic, and I hope you enjoy Episode 8 of the Compiler podcast.

https://codestory.co/podcast/compiler-recast-why-should-you-write-technical-documentation/

November 16, 2021 E23: Ulf Schwekendiek, Centered.app

He enjoys building software that invokes an emotion from its user. While he was at Postmates, he got really interested in the way people work, specifically around flow states. He studied the Pomodoro method, and its associated 25 minute cycle. This became the first building block into creating his current venture.

https://codestory.co/podcast/e23-ulf-schwekendiek-centered-app/

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After listening to How I Built This for some time, I realized that tech people could really benefit from having a show that was like HIBT, but bent towards tech. So Code Story was born.