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.
Shauna & Britta from OpenHatch talk about getting first-timers into the right open source projects, whether or not they're rock-star-ninja coders.
Christopher Wink of Technical.ly talks about covering and pulling together startup communities in cities that aren't San Franscisco or New York..
Christie & Kevin move through VESSYL cups, Tesla patents, the sharing economy, the failed promise of Facebook, and ultimately uplifting hackathons. Another week of the internet, y'all.
Grab-bag: The how and why of giving talks, with or without slides; DuckDuckGo as an iOS 8 option; Snowden, Greenwald, and telling the privacy story; Reset the Net and caring about things.
A talk about the internet with a human face gets Christie & Kevin thinking about cars, personal data, living online, and living offline-but-online. It's a whole thing.
Christie & Kevin walk through the recent W3C/EME/CDM (whew!) argument, how Mozilla's notable move changed it, and what really bothers us about DRM. Also: monkeys.
Guest Eitan Isaacson (@eeejay) walks Kevin & Christie through what's new in accessibility, what's still really challenging, and how to think about better design through description.
On a Very Special In Beta: Gina Trapani returns to talk about ThinkUp, GitHub monoculture, exactly how coding sucks and how it turns her mildly nihilist, and more.
Co-founder of PocketCasts maker Shifty Jelly, Russell Ivanovic, joins Kevin & Christie to talk about designing, server-backing, and improving a popular podcast client
Founding a startup is a heck of a thing. Christie and Kevin talk about founder dilemmas, hiring practices, GitHub kerfuffles, and having to fire your friends.
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