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    I like to share thoughts with new audiences and discover ideas with provocative questions. Here are some of my past appearances.

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    Software Engineering Radio: Swizec Teller on Becoming a Senior Engineer

    This week, senior software engineer, instructor, and blogger Swizec Teller spoke with Software Engineering Radio's Brijesh Ammanath about the "Senior Mindset."
    June 8th, 2022

    Swizec Teller wanted to work on silicon valley blockbusters

    On the DevJourney podcast Swiz' told us how he discovered computers at a very early age and how the planets aligned. By the time he enrolled in a CS degree in Slovenia, he had already had multiple internships and experiences working as a software developer. He spoke about freelancing and how this led him not to finish his CS degree. He talked about how his first entrepreneurial experience took him to Silicon Valley, what he learned there (by crashing and burning his startup) and how it eventually took him where he worked for the past seven years.
    May 17th, 2022

    If you can JavaScript, you can backend on the Modern Web Podcast

    Rob Ocell caught me in the middle of a 3 week fire at work for a conversation on the Modern Web Podcast. We talked about DST issues and more in a wide ranging conversation about Serverless, JavaScript backends, and the myth of vendor lock-in.
    May 11th, 2022

    From code monkey to Silicon Valley leader

    Swizec Teller started his career coding PHP websites for $5/hour, now he leads teams at hyper growth startups in Silicon Valley. Along the way he learned a new senior mindset focused on business outcomes and ownership. He learned what makes these startup engineers special.
    May 9th, 2022

    Serverless for Frontend Engineers with Swizec Teller

    On this episode, Jeremy and Rebecca chat with Swizec Teller about how to approach serverless as a frontend engineer, why if you can JavaScript you can backend, why tech tutorials are turning you into a mediocre engineer, and so much more.
    May 2nd, 2022

    Developer Tea interview about The Senior Engineering Mindset

    We had a conversation with Jonathan Cutrell that was so good it made _two_ episodes!
    March 21st, 2022

    The employed consultant

    Software engineer, author, and educator Swizec Teller joined me to talk about consulting vs employment in Silicon Valley.
    November 20th, 2021

    Advice from a Senior Silicon Valley Engineer

    In this episode, you'll learn what Swizec looks for in Junior Developer in 2021 and how you can crack the coding interview by highlighting your potential.
    November 9th, 2021

    What is a Senior (Engineer) Mindset?

    Robby speaks with Swizec Teller, Senior Software Engineer at Tia and author of Serverless for Frontend Engineers. In this conversation, Swizec shares his thoughts on how startups need to learn how to leverage technical debt effectively, an introduction to his book, and the traits of a Senior Engineer Mindset.
    November 8th, 2021

    The senior mindset with Swizec Teller

    We talk on the 6 figure developer about what it really takes to be a senior engineer
    October 25th, 2021

    What it takes to become a senior engineer

    In this The New Stack Makers podcast, guests Swizec Teller, a senior software engineer, Tia — a healthcare company— and author, and Shawn Wang, head of developer experience for microservices orchestration platform provider Temporal.io, describe the mindset and other attributes required to become a senior engineer.
    October 21st, 2021

    Difference between Senior and Junior engineer

    Swizec and David talk about the key differences between Junior devs and senior devs, the concept of a 10x engineer, and different ways to gain experience quickly.
    September 27th, 2021

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    September 10th, 2021

    Making serverless more accessible for frontend engineers

    We talk about serverless and why it's exciting for frontend engineers
    March 30th, 2021

    The value of theory and why not to build an analytics service

    Our conversation took an unexpected turn when Swizec started to talk about career and being part of the Silicon Valley ecosystem. He shared what it really means to be part of that environment, which for so many of us we only know a fraction of what goes on there.
    January 5th, 2021

    The value of theory and why not to build an analytics service

    We talked about computer science and whether any of that stuff is useful in your job
    September 29th, 2020

    How to choose the right resources to learn

    In this interview, we discussed his beginnings as a tech whizzkid, writing about code, coding live, supporting indie tech writers, and using videos as the next hot thing in teaching programming. There was also an unexpected guest on the show!
    August 29th, 2020

    Swizec Teller on Hustle and Focus

    Swizec has an incredible work ethic — regularly blogging, vlogging, live streaming, and writing books on your favorite web technologies React and D3. How does he do all that and keep a full-time job at a startup?
    October 10th, 2019

    Parallel Passion

    Podcast episode about life outside code
    March 15th, 2018

    Programer, ki prodaja knjige

    V podcastu sva se pogovarjala o naukih iz različnih faz njegove kariere, podrobnejše teme pa lahko najdete v časovnici pogovora spodaj.
    May 23rd, 2017

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