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As the big decisions for the term start to cascade down from the high court, Dahlia Lithwick is joined by one of the nation’s foremost thinkers and writers about the Supreme Court: Dean Erwin Chemerinsky of Berkeley Law School. Together, they unravel the ruling on the Affordable Care Act, try to discern the significance of the unanimous decision in…
 
In previous episodes we've talked about how to choose a technical stack and figure out what works best for you and your team. In this episode, we are joined by Jason Lengstorf to talk about how the choice of stack and infrastructure reflects the company culture.Guests:Jason Lengstorf - @jlengstorfPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanJem Young - @J…
 
Dahlia Lithwick and Slate’s Mark Joseph Stern offer analysis of the big decisions due from SCOTUS any minute, and Dahlia hosts a conversation with Rep Katie Porter about the need for laws to shore up toppled norms. In our Slate Plus segment, Mark returns to discuss the Stanford law student targeted by the Federalist Society. Nicholas Wallace nearly…
 
Hi Amicus listeners. Some of you might be familiar with The Waves, Slate’s podcast about feminism and gender, which has been around for years in various forms. The Waves went on hiatus at the beginning of the COVID pandemic, but I’m glad to say that it is back. Every Thursday, you’ll find a new episode in your feed, looking at the news and culture …
 
A big way to help make a more inclusive tech industry, we need strong allies. In this episode, we are joined by Better Allies, Karen Catlin, to talk with us about allyship.Guests:Karen Catlin - @kecatlinPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanStacy London - @stacylondonerShirley Wu - @sxywuPicks:Karen Catlin - Genius SeriesRyan Burgess - Inclusion re…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by two independent abortion providers, Amy Hagstrom Miller of Whole Women's Health and Tammi Kromenaker of Red River Women's Clinic, to share their reactions to two huge pieces of news in reproductive rights and health this week: the Supreme Court’s Dobbs grant, and SB8 in Texas. Then, Ian Milhiser of Vox and Sen. Sheldon …
 
As you build your career, it’s helpful to think about your personal brand and how you promote yourself in the industry. In this episode, we are joined by Alice Lee, to talk with us about how each of us approach branding and self-promotion.Guests:Alice Lee - @byaliceleePanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoJem Young - @JemYo…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Preet Bharara, former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, host of Stay Tuned with Preet, and author of Doing Justice. Bharara gives an insider’s view of Rudy Giuliani’s current plight, they also discuss this week’s ruling from a federal judge rebuking former attorney general Bill Barr. If you enjoy this…
 
Our very own Shirley Wu and her friend, Nadieh Bremer recently wrote a book called, Data Sketches so we wanted to learn more about what it’s like to write a technical book. In this episode, we are joined by Nadieh to talk with us about the process of writing and having a book published.Guests:Nadieh Bremer - @NadiehBremerPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @b…
 
In the wake of the conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd, journalism professor Allissa Richardson joins Dahlia Lithwick to discuss what it is to bear witness while Black in America, and why the media needs to stop airing the videos. (This is the interview with Vanita Gupta that Dahlia mentions. In our Slate…
 
Optimizing websites for a quality user experience is key to the long-term success of any site on the web and Core Web Vitals is an initiative Google has provided as a unified guidance for quality signals that are essential to delivering a great user experience on the web. Addy Osmani and Kristofer Baxter, from Google, join us to talk more about Cor…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, a Brennan Center fellow and professor at Stetson University, to discuss how, when it comes to corporate influence over politics, money talks - but should it actually speak? From Georgia boycotts to campaign finance, and Mitch McConnell’s apparent new take on Citizens United. In our Slat…
 
Not everyone starts their engineering career with a Computer Science degree, there are a lot of ways to start an engineering career. In this episode, we are joined by David Simmer from Netflix to talk with us about non-traditional backgrounds.Guests:David Simmer - @_simmererPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanJem Young - @JemYoungShirley Wu - @sx…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Adam Cohen to talk about Supreme Inequality: The Supreme Court’s Fifty-Year Battle for a More Unjust America, and whether Merrick Garland should heed calls to reinvestigate Justice Brett Kavanaugh. In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern on Cedar Point Nursery v Hassid, the big union case before the court this week…
 
A tiny sort of hiatus until the book is done! If you have not preordered the book yet, preorder it here. (https://preorder.gitcuteguide.dev) Sign Up For Book Updates! https://gitcuteguide.dev Witch Gems VS Code Theme: https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=CrystalTokyo.witch-gems Merch: https://teespring.com/stores/git-cute Buy Me a Co…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon to discuss voting rights, democratic reform, and what it will take to get the For the People Act through Congress. This conversation was recorded as part of this year’s SXSW. Slate Plus members have access to the whole interview. Sign up for Slate Plus now to listen and support our show. Lear…
 
I finally got to the point where "Git Cute: A Software Engineer's Guide to Seniority" is available for preorder at https://preorder.gitcuteguide.dev. HOW EXCITING. This episode will be going over why I decided to write SEGTS and going through the current version of Table of Contents for the book. Preorder the Book! https://preorder.gitcuteguide.dev…
 
When it comes to estimating the time it takes to build any software project, it’s never easy. There’s a lot of factors that go into estimating. In this episode, we talk about our experiences with estimating and ways we’ve improved it over the years.Panelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoStacy London - @stacylondonerShirley W…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Jessica Ring Amunson, who argued Brnovich v DNC at the Supreme Court this month, to take us inside the arguments and the key questions, and also to look at the wider landscape for voting rights. Then Dahlia’s joined by Jamal Greene who says Americans’ thinking about rights is all wrong, as they discuss his new book How …
 
How important is documentation? In this episode, we share our thoughts and opinions on how we approach documentation and the tools that have helped us.Panelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoStacy London - @stacylondonerMars Jullian - @marsjosephineShirley Wu - @sxywuPicks:Ryan Burgess - Quevos ChipsRyan Burgess - Oreo ID coo…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Jameel Jaffer, executive director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, to try to unpack how the First Amendment has become the answer to everything and yet actually applies to so few of the speech issues we face. In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern takes a look at Justice Clarence Tho…
 
How do developer teams stay productive? In this episode, we are talking with Kathryn Koehler and Andy Glover from the Netflix Productivity Engineering team to learn more about what a Productivity Engineering team does to help improve productivity.Guests:Kathryn Koehler - @kejkoehlerAndy Glover - @agloverPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanJem You…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by renowned communications researcher and campaign adviser Anat Shenker-Osorio to talk about the messaging of impeachment outside the lens of the law. Then, Bob Bauer, former White House counsel under President Barack Obama and senior adviser to the 2020 Biden campaign, joins Dahlia to discuss the significance of this impe…
 
Today we take a look at the technological side of the unprecedented rallying of Reddit’s subreddit WallStreetBets and how they put RobinHood at the center of an unethical predicament. We’ll also take a look at the so called “gamification” of stock trading that Robin Hood has pulled off has put retail investors at the forefront…More--- Support this …
 
At some point or another, we’ve all had to move to a new role or a new company. In this episode, we are joined by special guests Tara Ellis and Jared Jordan to help us discuss things we’ve learned to help transition to a new role or job.Guests:Tara Ellis - @maverick_mindJared Jordan - @jaredjordanPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanJem Young - @J…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Daniel Goldman, who spearheaded the first round of impeachment hearings in the House in December 2019 as the senior adviser and director of investigations for the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. They examine what impeachment last time can teach us about impeachment this time, an…
 
This week we have YouTube content creator and Ladybug Podcast host Sidney Buckner on to talk about content creation and her process for creating relatable, honest content. We may also spend a lot of time fangirling over each other, but when there’s two successful Black women in tech finally talking to each other 1-1, what…More--- Support this podca…
 
It’s another year which means the continuation of the discrimination at the tech companies that we work for has only been imported over. For our first episode back after hiatus, Jocelyn tackles the recent firing and rehiring of a GitHub Jewish employee for calling Nazis at The Capitol a “Nazi” and that the damage has…More--- Support this podcast: h…
 
In this episode, we are joined by Evan Payne to talk with us about how we each approach side projects. Evan also shares a side project he’s built in Angular.Guests:Evan Payne - @evanfuturePanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanJem Young - @JemYoungShirley Wu - @sxywuPicks:Evan Payne - The Adventure ZoneEvan Payne - CriticalRoleRyan Burgess - The Und…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Juliette Kayyem, former assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security under President Barack Obama, currently serving as the faculty chair of the homeland security program at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, to look at the violent extremist elements of the MAGA movement and how counterterrorism tools…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Joshua Geltzer, a former senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council under President Barack Obama and the founding executive director of the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection at Georgetown Law. He also wrote this piece in February of 2019. Podcast production by Sara Burningha…
 
The incarceration of tens of thousands of Japanese Americans in the 1940s is one of the most shameful acts in American history. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Judge Edward M Chen and Don Tamaki, members of the legal team that worked to clear Fred Korematsu’s name almost 40 years after his conviction, to discuss the overlooked context, corruption, and…
 
In this episode, we will be reflecting on the past year and how things have drastically changed for how we work and how our companies have had to adapt during a pandemic.Panelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoJem Young - @JemYoungStacy London - @stacylondonerMars Jullian - @marsjosephineShirley Wu - @sxywuPicks:Ryan Burgess …
 
In our last episode, we talked about leaving a job, and one of those reasons for leaving was due to a bad manager. In this episode, we follow up our discussion on what makes a good manager.Panelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoJem Young - @JemYoungStacy London - @stacylondonerMars Jullian - @marsjosephineShirley Wu - @sxywu…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson to talk about lessons learned from this election cycle, and what it’s like to be in the eye of the “unleash the kraken” storm. Next, Dahlia talks with Professor Steve Vladeck of the University of Texas School of Law about Bill Barr’s departure from the Justice Department, and t…
 
This episode is announcing the hiatus of the Git Cute Podcast until mid January for Season 3 with some other announcements as well. Stay tuned and thank you for the support! Support the podcast: Witch Gems VS Code Theme: >>> https://marketplace.visualstudio.com/items?itemName=CrystalTokyo.witch-gems <<< Merch!!! >>> https://teespring.com/stores/git…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Jack Goldsmith, Harvard Law professor, senior Hoover Institution fellow, co-founder of the Lawfare blog, and co-author (with Bob Bauer) of After Trump: Reconstructing the Presidency. They unpack the presidential pardon power and try to figure out what Attorney General Bill Barr is up to with John Durham’s investigation …
 
We’ve all decided at one point or another that it’s time to look for a new job. In this episode, we talk through reasons that lead to us looking for new opportunities in our past jobs.Panelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoJem Young - @JemYoungStacy London - @stacylondonerMars Jullian - @marsjosephineShirley Wu - @sxywuPicks…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Joshua Matz to talk election lawsuits, Trump’s lawyers, Big Law, and whether the Biden administration will put “healing” ahead of justice in the post-Trump era. In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern joins Dahlia to try to calibrate alarm about Michigan officials talking to the White House about certifying and unc…
 
In this episode, we were joined by our guests, Ben Ilegbodu and Jason Lengstorf to discuss frontend patterns live at this year's QCon Plus conference. On the panel, we shared our thoughts on various frontend trends and patterns being used. We also took questions from the live QCon Plus audience.Guests:Ben Ilegbodu - @benmvpJason Lengstorf - @jlengs…
 
This is the kick off episode of the Java Series! Join Jocelyn as she explains object orientated programming and polymorphism as it pertains to Java. Merch!!! >>> https://teespring.com/stores/git-cute <<< JAVA ESSENTIALS FOR THE JAVA SERIES: Angie Jones: https://twitter.com/techgirl1908 and https://testautomationu.applitools.com/java-programming-cou…
 
Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Amicus’ election law whisperer, UC Irvine election law professor Rick Hasen, to sift through the results, the non-calls, and the many, many lawsuits of this post-election moment. Then, Dahlia is joined by Jim Zirin, former federal prosecutor and author of Plaintiff in Chief: A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3,500 Lawsuits,…
 
What’s it like to deal with Imposter Syndrome? In this episode, we are joined by Shirley Wu, to talk through each of our experiences dealing with imposter syndrome and have we’ve overcome it.Guests:Shirley Wu - @sxywuPanelists:Ryan Burgess - @burgessdryanAugustus Yuan - @augburtoJem Young - @JemYoungMars Jullian - @marsjosephineStacy London - @stac…
 
Happy Halloween! Due to me getting my wisdom teeth extracted yesterday, NO FULL EPISODE THIS WEEK! As a sorry, I am giving y’all a coupon for free shipping this weekend for the Git Cute Merch Store. Use ‘SPOOKY2020’ 🙂 Merch!!! >>> https://teespring.com/stores/git-cute <<< JAVA ESSENTIALS FOR THE JAVA SERIES: Angie Jones: https://twitter.com/techgir…
 
Episode Notes: Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Sherrilyn Ifill, president and director-counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, to discuss voting and the crisis of legitimacy facing a Supreme Court embroiled in politics, the election, and an epochal shift to the right. In our Slate Plus segment, Dahlia is joined by Brian Fallon of Dema…
 
This is the first episode in our Teaching Java Series! We need to acknowledge Java as the best enterprise programming language, and I am going to teach you over several episodes why. Merch!!! >>> https://teespring.com/stores/git-cute <<< JAVA ESSENTIALS FOR THE JAVA SERIES: Angie Jones: https://twitter.com/techgirl1908 and https://testautomationu.a…
 
Regardless of the outcome of the election, the Supreme Court has already entered a new era. Dahlia Lithwick is joined by Heather Cox Richardson for a big-picture conversation about what that means: minority rule and the court’s role, past and present, in changing visions of democracy. In our Slate Plus segment, Mark Joseph Stern updates us on all t…
 
I told y’all that I really like Fortnite and so do Bob and Nuru. So of course I had to invite them back to talk about the new season and the best things we love (and maybe dislike strongly) about the current game of Fortnite. Sponsors: eDX: Get your discount on courses: https://www.edx.org/cute Merch!!! >>> https://teespring.com/stores/git-cute…Mor…
 
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