In Beta is a talk show about tech culture, making open source software, and how mobile, social, and web apps are changing the world.
Hosted by Christie Koehler and Kevin Purdy.
"Live coverage" of the Sony hack & response, Neal Stephenson's new thing, and a very special Kevin & Christie announcment.
Kevin & Christie run through the best and worst things on the web and in the development world for 2014. You might guess some of them—but not all of them.
Dan DeFilippi used to phish, hack, and steal credit cards and bank accounts. Now he advises everyone he can on stopping fraud and fixing the system. Christie & Kevin have a lot of questions.
Kevin & Christie run through lots of topics, about 5 minutes each: Uber, .NET, programmer agents, Google Inbox, and lots more.
Emoji. What are they? Where did they come from? If a picture is worth a thousand words, how do you know which thousand words? Kevin and Christie discuss all things emoji.
There are a lot of words written about the features and problems with software. Words that describe how software actually feels, what story it tells? Not so much. Let's discuss.
Whenever you change your software or system, you can make people realllllly antsy. How can you set up changes and convert haters? Who's done it well, who stinks at change?
Is there any way to fix the big mess that is modern notifications? How can developers help prevent phones, tablets, laptops, and browsers from becoming wastelands of opt-out distraction?
Kevin and Christie make a wish list of conferences they want to attend, ask what makes a good conference, and plot to get bosses to pay for them.
Proud library/librarian advocate and community builder Jennie Rose Halperin talks about building, hacking, appreciating, and using libraries.
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