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For a long time, tech culture has focused too narrowly on technical skills; this has resulted in a tech community that too often puts companies and code over people. Greater Than Code is a podcast that invites the voices of people who are not heard from enough in tech: women, people of color, trans and/or queer folks, to talk about the human side of software development and technology. Greater Than Code is providing a vital platform for these conversations, and developing new ideas of what i ...
 
Kaija Larke brings you the heart-stopping, uplifting and inspirational stories of those who have experienced life changing events and injuries, to see what we can all learn from them.A journalist with more than 20 years experience with the BBC, ITN and the British Forces Broadcasting Service, Kaija has interviewed royalty, celebrities, politicians and lots of normal people too! In this podcast she'll bring you stories of triumph over tragedy and success against adversity from people who have ...
 
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01:01 - Ian’s Superpower: Curiosity & Life-Long Learning Discovering Computers Sharing Knowledge 06:27 - Streaming and Mentorship: Becoming “The Career Development Guy” The Turing School of Software and Design techinterview.guide twitch.tv/iandouglas736 12:01 - Tech Interviews (Are Broken) techinterview.guide Daily Email Series Tech vs Behavior Que…
 
01:42 - Rin’s Superpower: Writing, Public Speaking, and Being Neurodivergent + Awesome! 02:18 - GitHub Actions Concurrent Actions CICD (Continuous Improvement, Continuous Deployment) Security Trivy Building Secure Open Source Communities From the Ground Up Camunda Community Hub community-action-maven-release 07:47 - Improving Developer Experience K…
 
In this special episode released during International Fraud Awareness Week, Chris Ekimoff, CFE, CPA/CFF, director of financial investigations and dispute services at RSM and co-host of the inSecurities podcast, and Mandy Moody, CFE, ACFE communications manager, discuss the latest and greatest highlights from the trial of former Theranos CEO Elizabe…
 
01:53 - Michael’s Superpower: Networking and Community Building Being Driven to Fulfill Needs Mental Health First Aid Working in Proximity / Keeping In Touch MAPS at Burning Man 10:36 - Defining Mental Health Self-Invalidation & Dialectics Money buys happiness, but euphoria comes dear Boots Theory of Socioeconomic Unfairness Decolonizing Wealth Men…
 
01:03 - Not Giving Into Peer Pressure 02:31 - Reaching Outside of the Accessibility World (Demystifying Accessibility) Everyday Accessibility by Dr. Michele A. Williams Thinking About Disability Until It’s Everyone’s Normal Way of Thinking Power Structures and Erasing Innovation Recognizing Specialty Cormac Russell: Four Modes of Change: To, For, W…
 
Greater Than Code Episode #170: The Case for Vanilla JavaScript with Chris Ferdinandi 02:50 - Project Gemini and Text Protocols Always Bet on JavaScript 07:05 - Overusing Analytics & Tracking Scripts Be An Advocate For Your Users / Ethical Obligations 12:18 - Innovations: Making Accessibility The Default 14:48 - Ad-Tech and Tooling Partytown Fathom…
 
In this episode, Dr. Vince Haecker, assistant special agent-in-charge for the U.S. Department of the Interior- Office of Inspector General, discusses why it's pivotal to trust your instincts as an investigator and empower those around you to ask questions when something doesn't seem right. He also stresses the importance of communication with other…
 
02:47 - Anne’s Superpower: Empathy & Collaboration Feeling Accepted & Creating a Sense of Safety Creating Happy Bubbles Making People Feel They Matter on Teams No Matter Status (i.e. Employees vs Contractors) No Matter Geographical Location/Timezone Equivalence in Remote Work 17:45 - Framing and Shaping Relationships + Communication Changing Compan…
 
Intro to "Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement" by Jennifer Nelson. We learn, again, that there is so much to history that we have no idea about and, once we learn it, we have the typical "ah, shit" response. It's not going out on a limb to say that abortion is a complex issue, but it get so much deeper when we add in race and eugeni…
 
01:17 - Danielle’s Superpower: Empathy & Communication 01:56 - Going From the Hospitality Industry => Tech @CodeSchoolQA / twitch.tv/thejonanshow 04:58 - Education Technology (EdTech) Disruption = Reinvention 07:18 - Anthropology + Tech / Working With People Anticipating Needs 10:25 - Making Education Fun + Inclusive Cultural Relevance Revamping Ou…
 
00:47 - Jen’s Superpower: Being Optimistic Recognizing Negative Loops Intentionality & Prioritization Preventing Security Vulnerabilities 10:13 - Working On Open-Source Projects vs Commercial Software/Products Gathering Feedback (RFCs) Baby Steps = Big Impact 12:57 - Major vs Minor Releases Semantic Versioning Deprecation Warnings Advanced Notice I…
 
In 1988 Joe Meanen was a young scaffolder working on the Piper Alpha oil rig, on the night it exploded. It was situated off Aberdeen, Scotland and was home to more than 200 men at a time. One calm Summer's night a gas leak caused a huge explosion that saw a fireball rip through the platform, killing 167 men. It was the world’s deadliest oil rig dis…
 
TRIGGER WARNING: Domestic Violence, Abuse, Interpersonal Safety 01:26 - Eva’s Superpower: ADHD and Hyperfocus Workplace Accommodation At-Will Employment 08:19 - Design for Safety Tech Used For Interpersonal Harm Might vs When Eva Penzey Moog | Designing Against Domestic Violence Weaponizing Technology 12:45 - What Engineers Need to Know Control/Sha…
 
01:09 - Todd’s Superpower: Advocacy For Accessibility Getting Started Designing With Web Standards by Jeffrey Zeldman The A11Y Project W3C 06:18 - Joining The W3C The W3C Community Page 07:44 - Getting People/Companies/Stakeholders to Care/Prioritize About Accessibility Making A Strong Case For Accessibility by Todd Libby Diplomatic Advocacy You Do…
 
In this episode, the authors of "The Key Man," Simon Clark and Will Louch, detail how they discovered and exposed the misdeeds of a larger than life business mogul who duped the people and world around him. ACFE Vice President and General Counsel John Warren, J.D., CFE, talks with the Wall Street Journal reporters about the investigation and arrest…
 
We are joined by Cara Page and Susan Raffo for a conversation about eugenics: where we fit into the deeply embedded and continuing history of eugenics in politics, reproductive rights, legal systems, education, settlement, climate change...truly, truly everything around us is so intricately connected with the ideas we've been discussing in this ser…
 
01:19 - Adrian’s Superpower: Humor Making People Feel Comfortable Through Humor Self-Deprecating Humor & Authenticity 04:57 - Employee Resource Groups (ERGs): What are they? Employees Share Effective, Measurable, Impactful Insights Connecting New Hires with People Who Look Like Them Making Employee Experiences Better 09:20 - How ERGs Operate “Build…
 
This sterilization stuff ended, right? Right??? Well, no, of course it didn't. We cover: 1. The case of Madrigal v Quilligan and the documentary No Mas Bebes (https://vimeo.com/ondemand/nomasbebes) 2. Sterilization in California's women's prisons and the documentary Belly of the Beast (https://hdpl.kanopy.com/video/belly-beast) 3. Native American S…
 
Friday 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. Suicide is one of the last taboos in our society. Sarah Frame has more experience than most. She lost both her husband and one of her sons to suicide and in this episode she talks about living with her grief, her fears for her family and her hopes for the future. You can reach the Samaritans 24…
 
01:19 - Chad’s Superpower: Making People Laugh Using Comedy to Deal with Problems 03:46 - #TechIsHiring Bot: @TechIsHiring Amplifying Others Using Networks For Good Being a Bridge/Connector Actively Working to Benefit Others (Possibly Professionally?!?) Diversify Tech @DiversifyTechCo Veni Kunche Greater Than Code Episode #212: Diversify Tech with …
 
01:27 - Andrew’s Superpower: Stern Empathy 03:30 - Setting Work Boundaries Matrix Organizations 18F Acknowledging Difficult Situations (i.e. Burnout) Health Checks Project Success Time Tracking Heart Connection / Motivation Work Distribution Greater Than Code Episode 162: Glue Work with Denise Yu 18:54 - Providing Support During a Pandemic Stretchi…
 
In this episode, the president and co-founder of Verracy, Mary Breslin, CFE, discusses a case she investigated where an employee stole $1.8 million after being overly interested in auditing processes. After being tipped off when she saw he purchased an expensive sports car, she shares lessons she learned from the case.…
 
02:01 - Sy’s Superpower: Making Complex Topics Digestible Sy on YouTube: "Computer Science Explained with my Cats" 06:28 - Approaching Learning to Code: Do Something That Motivates You Greater Than Code Episode 246: Digital Democracy and Indigenous Storytelling with Rudo Kemper Ruby For Good Terrastories 11:25 - Computers Can Hurt Our Bodies! Logit…
 
02:45 - Rudo’s Superpower: Being Pretty Good At Lots of Things! Learning How to Learn on the Fly Digital Democracy Earth Defenders Toolkit Ruby For Good Problem-Solving & Mastery: “Fake it until you make it!” 13:14 - Digital Democracy & Terrastories The Amazon Conservation Team (ACT) Matawai People Capturing & Recording Oral History Ruby For Good M…
 
Eugenic proponents had to find a way to whittle down the "undesirable" population in the US. Enter: sterilization. Join us to weave together the histories of anti-immigration sentiments, racism, ableism, and more to see how state sanctioned sterilization became mainstream in the early 1900s and continued through the 80s and even today. US policies …
 
Bobby Griffin’s motorbike was hit by a speeding driver as he rode home one evening. He was thrown several metres through the air, suffering life changing injuries. Surgeons fought for two years to save his leg, before he decided to have it amputated. He’d been suffering from depression and suicidal thoughts, but that all changed when he chose to ha…
 
03:03 - Rony’s Superpower: Being a Space Cadet: Free-Willing Imagination, Insight, and Intuition 06:54 - Becoming Interested in Technology Science + Art Star Wars Solar Power 10:30 - Unstructured Play and Maintaining a Sense of Wonder and Free-Spiritedness Geoffrey West on Scaling, Open-Ended Growth, and Accelerating Crisis/Innovation Cycles: Trans…
 
01:52 - Brianna’s Superpower: Intense Empathy and Feeling Deeply Octavia Butler: Parable of the Sower 06:28 - Practicing Acceptance vs Resignation Making Peace Without Giving Up Problems/Tasks vs People Providing Alternate Narratives Delicious Democracy: Making Things a Pleasurable Experience for All 12:04 - Delicious Democracy: A Creative Advocacy…
 
Surprise (or not): The Olympics has a racism problem. This Olympics has seemed particularly egregious in its openly racist policies and procedures, so in this first of a two-part mini, we're outlining some of these problems - from Simone Biles, to Sha'Carri Richardson, to banned substances and swim caps. The Olympics didn't invent racism, but in tr…
 
Our old suffragist friends turn to whiteness once again! In season one, we learned many of the early white suffragists turned their back on women of color in their efforts to secure the vote for themselves. Unsurprisingly, eugenics was also enthusiastically endorsed by many early feminists. Because it turns out, white supremacy has always been a he…
 
02:51 - Jennifer’s Superpower: Kindness & Empathy Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) 07:37 - Equitable Design and Inclusive Design Section 508 Compliance Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) HmntyCentrd Creative Reaction Lab 15:43 - Biases and Prejudices Self-Awareness Daniel Kahneman's System 1 & System 2 Thinking Jennifer Stri…
 
Former international drug smuggler turned counsellor to the rich and famous, Sean Jeffreys spent his twenties in and out of European jails. After years smoking everything from dope to heroin, he got himself clean, secured a place at University and now works with celebrities, footballers and High Net Worth individuals to break their own abusive habi…
 
01:20 - The Superpower of Sociotechnical System (STS) Design: Considering the Social AND the Technical. The social side matters. Critical Systems Thinking and the Management of Complexity by Michael C. Jackson Open Systems Mechanical Animate Social Ecological On Purposeful Systems: An Interdisciplinary Analysis of Individual and Social Behavior as …
 
Mandy takes back the reigns for this laundry session, and there's gonna be several loads to get through. We're talking about eugenics - which is basically the idea that natural selection of the fittest could be accelerated through deliberate selection of the "fittest" and, even uglier, "deselection" of the "non-fit" or "degenerate" subsets of the h…
 
In this episode, Mason Wilder, CFE, ACFE Senior Research Specialist, and Mandy Moody, CFE, ACFE Communications Manager, discuss the "sting of the century." Operation Trojan Shield was a collaboration between the U.S. FBI and DEA, the Swedish and Australian police, Europol and other global organizations to infiltrate an encrypted chat platform. The …
 
When the South lost the Civil War, all the white women decided to give up on riding the wave of white privilege and jump on board with reconstruction and restitution, forever ending racial discrimin.....oh who the hell am I kidding! Of course they didn't! Along came the Daughter's of the Confederacy! Defenders of the "lost cause", memory keepers fo…
 
Paralympic Gold Medallist and Former World Champion Danny Crates was once dubbed Britain's Best Disability Athlete. He knows what it's like to win, and to come close. Before athletics, he'd been an engineer working a gap year in Australia. Whilst earning money to pay for his flight home to the UK he was involved in a horrific crash, losing his righ…
 
01:25 - Teaching, Learning, and Education 06:16 - Becoming a Data Scientist Opportunities to Create New Knowledge Data Science Science 19:36 - Solving Bias in Data Science Weapons of Math Destruction 23:36 - Recommendations for Aspiring Data Scientists Hire a Career Coach Creating and Maintaining a Portfolio * Make a Rosetta Stone Make a Cheat Shee…
 
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