Topic: The Internet and the World Wide Web
Sxipper is a free Firefox add-on that saves you time by keeping track of an unlimited number of usernames and passwords as well as the personal data you share every day over the web. Dick Hardt, founder of Sxip, joins Phil, Scott, and Ben, to discuss the product, as well as the entire issue of privacy and identity on the web, as well as how to market plug-ins as products.
In the eighteenth episode of Stack Overflow, we finally meet Michael Pryor, the co-founder of Fog Creek Software -- and discuss the progress of the Stack Overflow beta in some depth.
On this edition of Interviews with Innovators, host Jon Udell speaks with W. David Stephenson, who reflects on how Web 2.0 technologies -- and mindsets -- are transforming the relationship between citizens and governments.
In this special "developer edition" podcast, Jeff and the Stack Overflow development team discuss the development processes and decisions that go into building a public community web site for programmers.
Dale Dougherty, General Manager of the Maker Media Division of O'Reilly Media tells why he looked past the web and chose a printed format as the most compelling one through which to communicate to tech-savvy builders. His ventures, Make and Craft magazines, then formed a springboard for blogs, the Make website, and annual Maker Faires. In this talk he "sings the praises of print", reminding us not to make the mistake of focusing on the new while ignoring old technology, which often gives us a far more compelling and immediate experience.
Lee and Sachi are CommonCraft, the husband-and-wife company that produces short online videos which explain concepts like RSS, and applications like Twitter. On this edition of Interviews with Innovators, host Jon Udell asks LeFever about the elements of CommonCraft's distinctive style, the art of editing, and the origin of "explanation problems".
Joel and Jeff discuss the perils of programmer design, the purpose of a private beta, the importance of quality chairs for programmers, and the mysterious cone of uncertainty on software projects.
It's the special listener question show! Joel and Jeff answer questions from the audience on making the transition from developer to manager, how to Get Things Done, the hidden value of in-person code reviews, and more.
Lada Adamic, assistant professor at the University of Michigan, discusses the psychological impact of online social communication on individual behavior. She relates how information flow and information diffusion through the channels of online blogs, question and answer forums, and email communication on the Web can influence the choices we make.
Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with William Gibson, author of the books "Neuromancer" and "Spook Country," about where we are headed in this post-internet age.