The Changelog

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#221: How We Got Here with Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow joined us this week to talk about open source, the open web, and internet freedom. Cory is a science fiction author, activist, journalist, co-editor of Boing Boing and the author of many books. We produced this episode in partnership with O’Reilly Media and OSCON London 2016. Use the code changelog30 to get 30% off registration.

#220: GitLab’s Master Plan with Sid Sijbrandij

Sid Sijbrandij, CEO of GitLab, joined the show to talk about their recent unveiling of the GitLab Master Plan, $20 Million secured in a Series B funding round, their idea of Conversational Development in this “post Agile world”, and their focus on the enterprise and on-premise Git hosting as the business model to sustain and build GitLab into something ‘modern software teams’ can rely upon.”

#219: TensorFlow and Deep Learning with Eli Bixby

Eli Bixby, Developer Programs Engineer at Google, joins the show to talk to talk about TensorFlow, machine learning and deep learning, why Google open sourced it and more. We produced this episode in partnership with O’Reilly Media and OSCON London 2016. Use the code PCCL20 to get 20% off registration.

RFC #7: Rod Vagg – Liberal Contribution and Governance Models

On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal talk with Rod Vagg, Chief Node Officer at NodeSource, about liberal contribution agreements and the underlying mechanics of liberal contribution management, how to level up casual contributors, how projects transition into a liberal contribution mindset and whether there is a place for BDFLs in the future of project governance.

Go Time #15: Ben Johnson on the Go Standard Library

In this episode we have BoltDB’s Ben Johnson talking with us about NoSQL vs. Sql databases and tradeoffs, and we deep dive on the question of how to choose one or the other. We talk about visualizing data structures while discussing Ben’s Secret Lives of Data project, and also go over his motivation and plans for his blog post series of walkthroughs of the Go standard library packages.

#216: GitHub’s Electron with Zeke Sikelianos

This week we caught up with Zeke Sikelianos to talk about GitHub’s Electron project and the future of web folks making cross platform desktop apps. We talked about the web revolution around native vs web app, where Electron is heading, who’s using it, and how cool it is to enable folks like Guillermo Rauch to build HyperTerm.

RFC #4: Jan Lehnardt – Building Healthy Communities

On today’s show Nadia and Mikeal are joined by Jan Lehnardt to discuss the value of building healthy communities to reduce burden on maintainers and create sustainable projects, how healthy communities help grow a project, and contributor models.

#214: Libscore, Velocity.js, and Hacking with Julian Shapiro

This week we talked with startup founder and developer Julian Shapiro about his story of entrepreneurship, open source, growth hacking, and more. Julian’s story is a story you don’t want to miss — plus he shares actionable advice on growing and marketing an open source project.