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Episode 403: Karl Hughes on Speaking at Tech Conferences

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Episode 403: Karl Hughes on Speaking at Tech Conferences

Karl Hughes of @cfp_land discusses the why and how of public speaking with Felienne. He first explains the four reasons that engineers might have to start public speaking and then shares concrete tips for finding the right conferences to submit to, and writing a good abstract and title. The discussion explores the process of creating […]

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Episode 400: Michaela Greiler on Code Reviews

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Episode 400: Michaela Greiler on Code Reviews

Michaela Greiler discusses the importance of code reviews and how to conduct them. Felienne spoke with Greiler about the practice of code reviews, how to get better at them, what tools can be used to support them, as well as how to behave in the roles of both reviewer and code author.   Related Links […]

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Episode 380: Margaret Burnett on Gender, Cognitive Styles and Usability Bugs

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Episode 380: Margaret Burnett on Gender, Cognitive Styles and Usability Bugs

Margaret Burnett of Oregon State University spoke with SE Radio’s Felienne about GenderMag, a way to assess the inclusivity of software. This episode explores ‘inclusivity bugs’ — issues that might impede software’s usability — discussing the different cognitive styles people can have, and how to make sure that the software we create is usable for […]

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Episode 379: Claire Le Goues on Automated Program Repair

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Episode 379: Claire Le Goues on Automated Program Repair

Claire Le Goues, Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University discusses her area of research: automated program repair – the ability of programs to fix bugs in other programs.   Host Felienne spoke with Le Goues about how these techniques work. The techniques include: applying ‘sensible’ edits (moving blocks of code, adding null checks automatically) and then […]

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Episode 367: Diomidis Spinellis on Debugging

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Episode 367: Diomidis Spinellis on Debugging

Felienne talks to Diomidis Spinellis about debugging.  The discussion covers: defining “debugging” which can mean using a debugger or the process of finding and removing bugs; how is it done best; variation across different programming languages or paradigms; debugging different types of applications; tools for debugging: print-statements, version-control systems, operating system tools. Assessing debugging skills […]

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