Greater Than Code

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Mission:
For a long time, tech culture has focused too narrowly on technical skills; this has resulted in a tech community that too often puts companies and code over people. Greater Than Code is a podcast that invites the voices of people who are not heard from enough in tech: women, people of color, trans and/or queer folks, to talk about the human side of software development and technology. Greater Than Code is providing a vital platform for these conversations, and developing new ideas of what it means to be a technologist beyond just the code.
Featuring an ongoing panel of racially and gender diverse tech panelists, the majority of podcast guests so far have been women in tech! We’ve covered topics including imposter syndrome, mental illness, sexuality, unconscious bias and social justice. We also have a major focus on skill sets that tech too often devalues, like team-building, hiring, community organizing, mentorship and empathy. Each episode also includes a transcript.
Community:
We have an active Slack community that members can join by pledging as little as $1 per month via Patreon. (https://www.patreon.com/greaterthancode) Currently, we are listener-funded for two episodes per month.
For Prospective Sponsors:
Each show costs roughly $500 to produce. This includes, show management, audio editing, writing and publishing of show notes, writing and publishing of transcripts, guest outreach and scheduling, guest preparation, and community management. All told, each episode requires between 10-12 hours worth of work. If you are interested in sponsoring us for any amount, please reach out to Mandy via our contact form.

Recent Episodes

01:04 - Suzan’s Superpower: Asking Powerful Questions The Compassionate Coder 07:30 - Blending Technology and Coaching 10:32 - Blending Technology and Humans; Working Distributed/Remotely 15:32 - Creating Organizational Divides (Intentional and…
01:42 - Sam’s Superpower: Staring at the same problem for days -- Patience and Delayed Gratification 03:42 - Effective Communication: What is fluid? 08:54 - Logging Honeycomb Open Sound Control 12:55 - Sonic Pi Raspberry Pi Jeff Rose (@ros…
01:45 - Helen’s Superpower: Taking Abstract Information Seeing Things Others Don’t See 05:26 - Decoding People: Asking Contextual Questions and Listening For Motivation 11:52 - The Intersection of Empathy and Neurodiversity 15:14 - Being Delibe…

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Podcast Details
Started
Jan 1st, 1980
Latest Episode
Apr 17th, 2019
Release Period
Weekly
No. of Episodes
126
Avg. Episode Length
About 1 hour

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