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Episode 494: Robert Seacord on Avoiding Defects in C Programming

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Episode 494: Robert Seacord on Avoiding Defects in C Programming

Robert Seacord, author of Effective C, The CERT C Coding Standard and Secure Coding in C and C++, discusses the top 5 security issues and the tools and techniques you can employ to write secure code in C. Host Gavin Henry spoke with Seacord about the C standards, strings, arrays of chars, null pointers, buffer […]

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Episode 493: Ram Sriharsha on Vectors in Machine Learning

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Episode 493: Ram Sriharsha on Vectors in Machine Learning

Ram Sriharsha of Pinecone discusses the role of vectors in machine learning, a technique that lies at the heart of many of the machine learning applications we use every day. Host Philip Winston spoke with Sriharsha about the basics of vectors, vector embeddings, feature engineering versus deep learning, hyperparameters, vector search, k-Nearest Neighbor search, alternative […]

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Episode 492: Sam Scott on Building a Consistent and Global Authorization Service

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Episode 492: Sam Scott on Building a Consistent and Global Authorization Service

Sam Scott, CTO of Oso discusses authorization challenges with host Priyanka. They discussed basics such as definitions of authorization, RBAC, ReBAC and differentiating with authentication. Sam also described the Google Zanzibar engine. The host quizzed Sam on whether to build an off the shelf authorization service or build a custom one. Sam deep dived in […]

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Episode 491: Chase Kocher on The Recruiting LifeCycle

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Episode 491: Chase Kocher on The Recruiting LifeCycle

Chase Kocher, the Founder and CEO of aim4hire, a technology recruitment agency talks about the need for Recruiting firms and a personalized approach to hiring. Host Kanchan Shringi speaks with Kocher about the recruiting lifecycle from the candidate, the company and the recruiter’s point of view. They discuss what a fresh grad should do to […]

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Episode 490: Tim McNamara on Rust 2021 Edition

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Episode 490: Tim McNamara on Rust 2021 Edition

Tim McNamara, author of Rust in Action, an introduction Rust for programmers who have never used a systems programming language, discusses the top three benefits of Rust and why they make it a performant, reliable and productive programming language. Host Gavin Henry spoke with McNamara about its rich type system, ownership models, memory safety, thread […]

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