Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Episode 14: Is Programming for Me?

This episode is part one of our discussion on the programming profession!

Direct Download: http://traffic.libsyn.com/geekingafterdark/Geeking_After_Dark_14.mp3

Show notes:

  • Previous episode was the 13th episode and we didn't realize it because nothing blew up
  • We talk about Chromecast setup woes
  • Bart still likes AppleTV, Pete loves Roku
  • What is programming?
  • What do you ask yourself to see "Is programming for me?"
  • Do you need to be good at math to program?
  • Programming is problem solving
  • Is there an aspect of programming that lets you know it's definitely not for you?
  • What are programmers like (programmer culture?)
  • "Brogrammers" - is it a programmer thing or a company thing?
  • Female programmers
  • Programming isn't a profession where you must be certified to gain employment

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the information. Pete explained it in a way that I actually understood. Did he ever consider teaching?