Reginald Braithwaite (twitter github blog) Jamison Dance (twitter github blog) Joe Eames (twitter github blog) AJ O’Neal (twitter github blog) Merrick Christensen (twitter github) Charles Max Wood (twitter github Teach Me To Code Rails Ramp Up)
02:08 – Reg Braithwaite Introduction
06:43 – The Y Combinator
Kestrels, Quirky Birds, and Hopeless Egocentricity by Reginald Braithwaite
14:26 – Book Summary/Perspective
Functions QED, The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman
21:37 – Footnotes
Flashman: A Novel by George MacDonald Fraser
26:42 – allong.es
29:15 – Sharing Knowledge & Information
33:01 – The Coffee Theme
CoffeeScript Ristretto by Reginald Braithwaite
37:42 – Favorite Parts of the Book
How Prototypes Work Combinators
42:18 – Writing the Beginning
44:41 – Reg’s Programming Background
One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science by George Gamow
ng-conf (Joe & Merrick) LUMOback (Merrick) Twilio (AJ) Bountysource (AJ) Brian Stevens / Data Porters (Chuck) InformIT (Chuck) Safari Books Online (Chuck) QED, The Strange Theory of Light and Matter by Richard P. Feynman (Reginald) One Two Three . . . Infinity: Facts and Speculations of Science by George Gamow (Reginald) Understanding Computation: From Simple Machines to Impossible Programs by Tom Stuart (Reginald) Realm of Racket: Learn to Program, One Game at a Time! by Matthias Felleisen (Reginald)
MERRICK: Turns out my habit is Joe coming over to my desk and saying, [singing] “Da-na-na-na, jabber time!”
REG: That behavior is always acceptable if you are dressed for the part.[Laughter]
CHUCK: Since this is pure audio, you don’t even have to be dressed.
JOE: I have a pair of parachute pants.
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JAMISON: Hello friends.
CHUCK: Joe Eames.
JOE: Hey there.
CHUCK: AJ O’Neal.
AJ: Still coming at you almost live from San Francisco.
CHUCK: Merrick Christensen.
MERRICK: What’s up guys?
CHUCK: There we go. I’m Charles Max Wood from DevChat.TV. And we have a special guest, and that is Reg Braithwaite.
REG: Pleased to be here with you.
MERRICK: That was a real voice if I’ve ever heard one.
JOE: Yeah. Awesome.
CHUCK: No kidding. We should have you do some voice overs for us.
MERRICK: We should.
AJ: Say, “In a world…”[Chuckles]
REG: In a world…
AJ: Derailed, derailed.
CHUCK: Yeah, totally. Reg, since you’re new to the show, do you want to introduce your self briefly?
REG: Certainly. I’m a 51-year-old programmer. I got started the old-fashioned way,