The Rabbit Hole

If you are a software developer or technology leader looking to stay on top of the latest news in the software development world, or just want to learn actionable tactics to improve your day-to-day job performance, this podcast is for you.

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Recent Episodes

261. Psychological Safety (Replay)

June 28, 2022

Today, we’ll be talking about psychological safety. We’ll go into what is psychological safety and how important is it in the work space. Having a team that has more cohesive and safe environment is actually more important for performance of the ...

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260. Vacations (Replay)

June 21, 2022

Vacations help developers stay energized at work and avoid burn out, but sometimes it's hard to pull ourselves away from our computers for even a weekend away.

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259. Remote Pair Programming with Ben Orenstein (Replay)

June 14, 2022

On today’s episode, we are joined by special guest, Ben Orenstein, to talk about remote pair programming. Ben is a developer, who after many years of working for other people decided to strike out on his own. He is the cofounder of an app called ...

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258. Pragmatic Folks Part 3 - The Dogmatic Developer (Replay)

June 7, 2022

On the final episode of our three-part series with Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt, we discuss the nuanced nature of programming and why the idea of a “best practice” is often idealistic and not equally relevant to everyone. When it comes to solutions and ...

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257. Pragmatic Folks Part 2 - Own Your Environment (Replay)

May 31, 2022

Today's episode is the second of a three-part Pragmatic Folks series and we are joined again by Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt, authors of The Pragmatic Programmer, to talk more in-depth about how you are in control of your own destiny even when it seems ...

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256. Pragmatic Folks Part 1 - Feedback Loops (Replay)

May 24, 2022

Today's episode is the first of a three-part Pragmatic Folks series and we are joined by Dave Thomas and Andy Hunt to talk about the 20th anniversary edition of The Pragmatic Programmer. This new edition was not only an opportunity for them to ...

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255. Developer Friendly Reminders (Replay)

May 17, 2022

What is your ritual for starting the day? Are you starting out by choosing a deliberate practice that can help skyrocket your productivity?  Welcome back to another episode of The Rabbit Hole, co-hosting today with me, Michael Nuñez, is Dave ...

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254. The Art of Gathering (Replay)

May 10, 2022

As the world slowly reopens after more than a year of COVID-19 shutdowns, coming together is more important than ever. Today’s episode takes a human-centered approach to how to create more meaningful gathering spaces and some simple tips you can ...

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253. SOLID - Single Responsibility Principle (Replay)

May 3, 2022

Do you know how you can feel overwhelmed when you have too much on your plate? Well, your code can feel the same way. This is why it’s important to follow the Single Responsibility Principle, SRP, which is what the ‘s’ in SOLID stands for. Today we ...

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252. Motivation (Replay)

April 19, 2022

In today’s episode, we are talking about motivation — what keeps us up at night and what gets us out of bed every single day? We are joined by a special return guest and friend of the show, Kevin Thomas. Kevin is a Principal Consultant and Director ...

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