Archive for April, 2013

  • Episode #79: Interview with Nick Adams of Hudl and remotejobs.co

    Episode #79: Interview with Nick Adams of Hudl and remotejobs.co

    Apr 24, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Nick Adams of Hudl and remotejobs.co, talks about living and working in Rochester, New York, and starting a remote jobs board for companies dedicated to specifically hiring remote workers and people specifically looking to be them. Show Notes: Nick Adams (twitter github blog) 00:37 – Nick Adams Introduction 01:35 – Hudl as a Distributed Team 02:02 – Nick’s history with remote work 04:29 – Tools 07:46 – Challenges of working remotely 09:08 – Making Hudl a dispersed team 09:42 – Living in Rochester, New York 13:21 – remotejobs.co 19:39 – Advice for companies looking to hire remote workers

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  • Episode #78: Interview with Jonathan Mason of VersaPay

    Episode #78: Interview with Jonathan Mason of VersaPay

    Apr 17, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Jonathan Mason, of VersaPay, talks about life living in Victoria, British Columbia, and the importance of documentation and visibility to others while working on a distributed team. Show Notes: Jonathan Mason (twitter github) 01:28 – Introduction 02:45 – Life in Victoria 05:55 – VersaPay and it’s distributed team 07:32 – Team Work Process 10:22 – Challenges of working on a remote team 15:01 – In-person Team Interaction

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  • Episode #77: Interview with Elliot Rodriguez

    Episode #77: Interview with Elliot Rodriguez

    Apr 10, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Elliot Rodriguez talks about his experiences on a distributed team, overcoming isolation, and being able to work remotely for as long as possible. Show Notes: Elliot Rodriguez (linkedin) 00:54 – Elliot Rodriguez Introduction 02:04 – Wanting to work from home 05:54 – Working with a distributed team 12:25 – Video Conferencing 13:15 – Overcoming Isolation 14:23 – Ideal Work Environment 16:05 – Sticking with the remote working lifestyle

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  • Episode #76: Interview with Zee Spencer

    Episode #76: Interview with Zee Spencer

    Apr 3, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Zee Spencer dives deeply into the remote pair programming aspect of working remotely, covering topics such as pairing pitfalls, remote work station setups, and ways that the process could be improved. Show Notes: Zee Spencer (twitter github blog Growing Developers Podcast) 00:57 – Zee Spencer Introduction 01:41 – History with Remote Work 05:04 – Pair Programming 11:08 – Pairing Pitfalls 13:28 – Remote Pairing Setup 20:23 – The State of the Art in Pair Programming 22:56 – Dev Bootcamp

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