Archive for January, 2017

SE-Radio Episode 280: Gerald Weinberg on Bugs Errors and Software Quality

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SE-Radio Episode 280: Gerald Weinberg on Bugs Errors and Software Quality

Marcus Blankenship talks with Gerald Weinberg about software errors, the fallacy of perfection, how languages and process can reduce errors, and the attitude great programmers have about their work.  Gerald’s new book, Errors: Bugs, Boo-boos, and Blunders, focuses on why programmers make errors, how teams can improve their software, and how management should think of […]

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Seeking a New Host for SE Radio

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Seeking a New Host for SE Radio

We have an opening for a volunteer host to produce five episodes per year. Please contact the show editor Robert Blumen for details.

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We’re Listening

Filed in Announcements by on January 18, 2017 4 Comments

Recently, the IEEE Computer Society’s popular SE Radio podcast included a sponsored advertising campaign that sparked a negative reaction among many of those involved with producing SE Radio, as well as among a number of listeners. In response to that reaction, the Computer Society has reviewed the advertisement and removed it from the podcast. In […]

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

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SE-Radio Episode 279: Florian Gilcher on Rust

Eberhard talks with Florian Gilcher about the programming language Rust. Rust originates from Mozilla research. Its focus is on system programming and it is often used to replace C or C++. Topics include the concepts behind Rust; concurrent and safe programming; advanced and unique features like ownership and borrowing; the rust type system (which supports […]

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