Archive for May, 2013

  • Episode #83: Interview with Tom Moor of Sqwiggle

    Episode #83: Interview with Tom Moor of Sqwiggle

    May 29, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, cofounder Tom Moor, talks about Sqwiggle: an application that allows remote teams to work together throughout the day. Show Notes: Tom Moor (twitter github blog [email protected]) 00:41 – Sqwiggle 01:52 – Constant Visual Connection 05:56 – Capturing Faces 08:08 – Awareness vs Monitoring 08:58 – Features 10:44 – Origin 13:22 – Video & Audio Quality 16:06 – Competing with Google+ Hangouts? 17:17 – Upcoming Features

    Read More »
  • Episode #82: Interview with Amos King

    Episode #82: Interview with Amos King

    May 22, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Amos King, talks about his experiences working remotely and gives a pretty cool background noise resource for those lonely times. Show Notes: Amos King (twitter github blog) 00:39 – Amos King Introduction 01:43 – Commute 03:02 – Asynchronous Communication 04:44 – Backgound Noise 06:25 – Companies & Promoting Remote Work 08:16 – Transitioning into working remotely 13:18 – Amos’ Office 16:21 – Having spare time 17:47 – This Agile Life Podcast

    Read More »
  • Episode #81: Interview with J Sherwani and Vishal Kapur of Screenhero

    Episode #81: Interview with J Sherwani and Vishal Kapur of Screenhero

    May 8, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, J Sherwani and Vishal Kapur talk about Screenhero: a new and convenient collaborative screen sharing application.  Show Notes: J Sherwani (twitter linkedin) Vishal Kapur (twitter github linkedin) 01:01 – J Sherwani Introduction 01:35 – Vishal Kapur Introduction 02:17 – Screenhero 02:43 – Presentation Tools vs Collaboration Tools 05:10 – Proxying 05:54 – Inventing Screenhero 08:15 – The Screenhero Team 09:48 – Use Cases 12:49 – Proxying Desktop Audio 13:41 – Feature Requests 15:34 – In The Works/Improving Screenhero 18:33 – Using Screenhero while Collocated 20:31 – Mobile to Mobile App 23:26 – Work for Screenhero!

    Read More »
  • Episode #80: Interview with Ernie Miller of LivingSocial

    Episode #80: Interview with Ernie Miller of LivingSocial

    May 1, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

    In this episode, Ernie Miller of LivingSocial, talks about his transition into managing a dispersed team, “Optimizing for Happiness”, and dealing with distraction. Show Notes: Ernie Miller (twitter github blog) 00:41 – Ernie Miller Introduction 01:07 – Transition to leading a dispersed team 02:25 – Remote Working Days 03:31 – “Optimizing for Happiness” 06:52 – Dealing with Recruiters 09:26 – Considering Remote Work 12:02 – Dealing with Distraction 15:25 – Remote Meetings 16:51 – Ernie’s Remote Team

    Read More »
Scroll to top