Maya is a software engineer who has worked at companies like Intuit and Slack. She's also taught game design as well as Java and OOP techniques as a Tutor at UCSD. She runs a successful YouTube channel and often mentors newbies. However, she's struggled with Imposter Syndrome. In this chat with Scott, Maya asks "why not me?" and considers how to redefine Imposter Syndrome and make it a superpower rather than a problem.
I love a great command prompt and so does Jan De Dobbeleer. Building on the "Oh My" naming style, Jan started On My Posh on PowerShell and later brought it to all shells. Scott talks to Jan about open source, Go, and the fun in bootstrapping a community.
Bria Sullivan is the CTO and Founder of Honey B Games. She took the leap and quit her job at Google to chase her dream full-time! Since then she's created a number of successful mobile games including Milk Tea Mania and Boba Barista Idle. She talks to Scott about taking that leap, how she did it, and how she plans to grow in 2022.
Dec 30, 2021
Uno Platform is an open source cross-platform graphical user interface that allows WinUI and Universal Windows Platform (UWP)-based code to run on iOS, macOS, Linux, Android, and WebAssembly. Scott talks to Jérôme Laban about the importance - and the flexibility - of this Uno Platform and what it can do for you.
Dec 23, 2021
Join us as we go behind the scenes of a year of big headlines about trouble in Silicon Valley. We'll start with the basic questions of who decides who gets to see themselves as "a computer person," and how do early childhood and educational experiences shape our perceptions of our relationship to technology? Scott talks with Stanford CS Professor Dr. Cynthia Lee about this and more.
Dec 16, 2021
Microsoft has an internal lecture series called Outside in where interesting people come to talk about cool things they are working on. I got to speak to Magician David Copperfield inside his secret magic museum in Las Vegas. He's written a new book called History of Magic that's a wonderful exploration of the last 500+ years of magic. We talk about his career and the fascinating parallels between technology and magic. I want to personally thank David for his generosity and for letting us amplify his message on this YouTube and on the Hanselminutes Podcast.
Dec 9, 2021
The continuous wave of digital disruptions is demanding something new from each of us, whether you work for a large corporation or a small business, own a startup, or are a recent graduate looking to break into the industry. Trice explains to Scott that your ability to think beyond what's possible and solve problems with a different lens is the secret sauce that will set you apart - and increase your uniqueness in the market.
Dec 2, 2021
WebAssembly-based wasmCloud is a Sandbox Project for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) and Cosmonic COO Kevin Hoffman is convinced it's the next big thing in computing. He talks to Scott about why WebAssembly is so significant and considers it through a historical lens of decades of building distributed systems. Should you build your functions and services in the language you want and run them securely everywhere with WebAssembly?
Nov 25, 2021
David Weston is Director of Enterprise and OS Security for Windows at Microsoft. Today he sits down with Scott to get some real answers about the hardware requirements of Windows 11. What's the role of the TPM, and what are the other significant requirements that were needed in silicon to make Windows 11 secure?
Nov 18, 2021
Jason Zander, EVP of the Azure Team joins Scott Hanselman to celebrate the 8th anniversary of Azure Friday. In this special crossover episode with Hanselminutes, they reflect on Azure history and Jason's career at Microsoft during that timeframe.
Nov 11, 2021