57 – Roles, Titles, & Responsibilities with Quintin Lodge

In this episode we get to speak with Creative Direction and Design human, Quintin Lodge. We talk with Quintin about career roles/titles and how the industry distributes its hierarchy of responsibility and ownership. We also discuss empathy: empathy for the user and being able to empathize with what the customer wants.

About Quintin

Avid snowboarder, creative director, product designer, father, and husband. I help companies define and design new products as well as re-imagine existing ones. Recently launched Spring for iOS and helped Square re-imagine their products and services across multiple platforms. Currently working as Executive Creative Director at Spring, Inc.

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53 – The Definitive Answer To Javascript Fatigue with Eric Nograles

In this episode we get to speak with Lifelong Technologist & Developer, Eric Nograles. We talk JS fatigue, and the Angular 1 to 2 development topic that leads into the inevitable value proposition of React. We review some past conversations in the industry of how javascript was shoehorned into something that it wasn’t intended for back in the early days, and the evolution of current performance. We also explore Eric’s background in multiple languages and architectures leading to his current experience at Appirio.

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34 – How a Developer Advocate Opens a Brewery, with Brew Wizard Jeff Douglas

In this episode we talk to Trailhead Developer Advocate at Salesforce, Jeff Douglas. We discuss Jeff’s nationwide family road trip/Brewery Tour and identify how that research evolved into his newest entrepreneurial venture of the 3 Keys Brewing & Eatery. We ask Jeff the why, what, where and how of opening a brewery and review the financial and bureaucratic challenges that jacket such an endeavor. We also talk a bit about how beer quite literally saved the world, and how that might be the reason for Pokemon madness.

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32 – Earn a MBA From the Comfort of Your Van, with Salesforce Expert & Lead Applications Engineer Daniel Peter

In this episode we talk to Lead Applications Engineer Daniel Peter. Daniel is a Lead Applications Engineer at Kenandy, Inc., and is currently building ERP that installs on top of Salesforce. We review Dan’s start as a kid exploring BBS’s C++ programming, to his ascension as #17 on a list of 30 Salesforce Experts to Follow On Twitter. We also get some secret advice to obtain your MBA while living in a van on campus.

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