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Every manager should be listening to this interview which is packed with useful insights and life experiences. I found the Podcast channel “Developer on Fire” to be a series of interesting conversations that Mr Dave Rael has with his guests from the Software Industry. This week, I listened to the one with Mr Eric Brechner (@ericbrechner),  who is a Software Engineering Manager at Microsoft Corporation and has over three decades of experience in managing software…

//14th May 2019: San Francisco, long at the heart of the technology revolution, took a stand against potential abuse on Tuesday by banning the use of facial recognition software by the police and other agencies.// The word that came to my mind when I read about the above law (ordinance) was “Hypocrisy”. Silicon Valley is where most of the technology used in surveillance gets invented by tech giants and exported worldwide – now the elected…

The Tim Ferris Show is an engaging podcast channel to listen. In episode #301, Mr Tim Ferris sits down with Mr Joe Gebbia, the Co-Founder of Airbnb – what a show it was – entertaining, insightful and informative. Don’t miss listening to or watching this show. In the interview, Joe covers a wide range of topics, right from his college days where his entrepreneur skills were honed, to the motivation/situation leading to starting AirBNB, his…

I have been listening to this podcast for many years now, I download using a podcast app like Pocket Cast into my smartphone and listen during my drive to work and back. It’s become a habit for me to listen to “This week in tech” in early parts of the week and “Windows Weekly” in the latter part of the week. Today while I am at Atlanta attending Microsoft Ignite conference I was surprised to…

In last week’s Twit Triangulation podcast I enjoyed listening to Mr.Alan Cooper the father of Visual Basic, whose works I admire a lot. His book on “About Face: The Essentials of Interaction Design” has had a profound influence on how I have been designing software solutions for the last 15+ years. The computer industry has been built by numerous talented engineers but it has had only a handful of pioneers like Mr.Cooper who have put the…