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hosted by:Jayme Edwards

The THRIVING TECHNOLOGIST YouTube channel and podcast

A show that exposes the dark side of working on software teams - but offers hope and tools to rise above it.

  • Learn hard-won lessons from the biggest "aha!" moments I've had (and stupid mistakes I've made 😳) in my 25 year career.
  • Hear behind-the-scenes stories about how people treat each other on real software projects - and how I dealt with it.
  • Join me for interviews with special guests where we discuss topics related to having a healthy tech career.

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Latest Episodes

Don’t Believe The AI Hype! Do This Instead…

December 19, 2023 | 22:53

As a programmer, it’s important for you to see through AI sensationalism and make informed decisions about your career!

The Truth About Why Programming Isn’t Fun Anymore

December 6, 2023 | 11:53

If you’re feeling like programming isn’t as fun as it used to be, you’re not alone. You should probably discover the root cause though!

What Software Architects Do That Programmers DON’T

November 20, 2023 | 12:51

Discover the crucial aspects to being a software architect that I’ve learned from over 20 years of doing it.

Is Your Tech Stack Holding You Back?

November 13, 2023 | 12:18

The continued explosion of boutique frameworks and libraries is making it harder than ever to manage complexity in programmers’ stack of tools.

Healing From Burnout After 20 Years of Programming

November 6, 2023 | 44:56

Burnout is one of the most common dangers to programmers over their career, and I was no exception.

Can Programmers REALLY Trust Their Manager?

October 23, 2023 | 29:10

Trusting people is getting tougher than ever these days, and nobody seems to have a harder time than programmers and managers.

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