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Software Misadventures

A show about not just the technologies, but the people and stories behind them. In every episode, Ronak and Guang sit down with engineers, founders, and investors to chat about their paths, lessons they’ve learned and of course, the misadventures along the way.

Tracks

Chris Pruett - On deciding to leave LinkedIn and co-founding Jam, values based decision making and compassionate leadership - #19 79:41 06/03/2022
Software Misadventures Update and Plans for 2022 08:01 03/25/2022
Kailash Nadh - On being an absurdist and building the tech team at Zerodha, India's largest stock broker - #18 98:23 02/25/2022
Michael Lynch - On quitting google for indie hacking, bootstrapping to $450K+ ARR in public, writing personal retrospectives and more - #17 106:50 01/14/2022
Cory Watson - Leading observability teams at Twitter & Stripe, how to succeed in a new org, effective ways to advocate for your team and more - #16 84:09 11/12/2021
Ashwin Kumar - On learning new things by breaking them down, the secret to winning >$100k from hackathons, the art of storytelling, and much more - #15 74:11 10/12/2021
Bruno Connelly - Building and leading the global SRE org at LinkedIn - #14 66:20 09/12/2021
Lorin Hochstein - On how Netflix learns from incidents, software as socio-technical systems, writing persuasively and more - #13 84:05 08/14/2021
Spoons (Daniel Spoonhower) - On building Lightstep, being customer focused, developing systems at Google scale and much more - #12 74:06 07/09/2021
Emmanuel Ameisen - On production ML at Stripe scale, leading 100+ ML projects, iterating fast, and much more - #11 72:59 06/11/2021
Todd Underwood - On lessons from running ML systems at Google for a decade, what it takes to be a ML SRE, challenges with generalized ML platforms and much more - #10 67:34 05/07/2021
Evan Estola - On recommendation systems going bad, hiring ML engineers, giving constructive feedback, filter bubbles and much more - #9 72:35 04/23/2021
Uma Chingunde - On managing migrations, growing engineering teams and much more - #8 61:39 04/09/2021
Charity Majors - On database outages, journey as a co-founder, thriving under pressure and growing as an engineer - #7 66:46 03/20/2021
Tammy Bryant Butow - On failure injection, chaos engineering, extreme sports and being curious - #6 63:40 03/07/2021
Oliver Leaver-Smith - On how "just a monitoring change" took down the entire site and resilience engineering - #5 61:22 02/19/2021
Ryan Underwood - On debugging the Linux kernel - #4 62:57 02/06/2021
David Henke - On building a culture of "Site Up" at LinkedIn and Yahoo! - #3 58:16 01/23/2021
Julia Evans - On kubernetes scheduler bugs, TCP performance regressions and debugging tips - #2 46:28 01/06/2021
Kelsey Hightower - On ways kubernetes can break, being an effective leader and much more - #1 61:22 12/04/2020
Introducing Software Misadventures Podcast - #0 04:00 11/28/2020