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For a long time, tech culture has focused too narrowly on technical skills; this has resulted in a tech community that too often puts companies and code over people. Greater Than Code is a podcast that invites the voices of people who are not heard from enough in tech: women, people of color, trans and/or queer folks, to talk about the human side of software development and technology. Greater Than Code is providing a vital platform for these conversations, and developing new ideas of what i ...
 
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00:36 - Panelist Consulting Experience and Backgrounds Debugging Your Brain by Casey Watts Happy and Effective 10:00 - Marketing, Charging, and Setting Prices Patreon Chelsea’s Blog Self-Worth by Salary 28:34 - GeePawHill Twitter Thread - Impact Consulting Casey’s Spreadsheet - “Matrix-Based Prioritization For Choosing a Job” Interdependence 38:43 …
 
First broadcast in Oct 2011. Peter J Williams the Warden of Tyndale House, Cambridge and a first class scholar of both Old and New Testament, responded to non-Christian listeners' sceptical questions on the Old Testament. More Resources: • For exclusive resources and to support us: USA: http://www.premierinsight.org/unbelievableshow Rest of the Wor…
 
'Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence' is often used as a maxim by skeptics against modern miracle claims and Biblical miracles. Christian apologist Jonathan McLatchie and atheist blogger Jonathan Pearce debate the 'prior probabilities' involved in miracle claims and the evidence for the resurrection. For Talk About Doubts: https://t…
 
This week, we talk about the art of creating unsolicited redesigns at work — how to approach them, how to wrangle complexity and rabbit holes, and what to do when you have something worth sharing. In the Sidebar, we share our strategies to become a better storyteller and presentation builder. Golden Ratio Supporters: Play — Play is the first native…
 
01:48 - Kate’s Superpower: Empathy Absorbing Energy Setting Healthy Energetic Boundaries Authenticity Intent vs Impact 10:46 - Words and Narratives Carry Power; Approaching Inclusive Language Taking Action After Causing Harm Get Specific, But Don’t Overthink Practice Makes Progress Normalize Sharing Pronouns No-CodeConf No-CodeSchool Gender Expresi…
 
We featured a lot of Bart Ehrman in 2011 - in this show from Aug 2011 he returned for another conversation with resurrection scholar Mike Licona, about their different experiences - why Bart deconverted and Mike Licona held onto his faith after a period of doubt. More Resources: • For exclusive resources and to support us: USA: http://www.premierin…
 
Could the story of Christianity really be true? How do we make sense of suffering if so? Dan Paterson is the author of 'Questioning Christianity', which seeks to make sense of Christianity to skeptics and doubters. He engages with Dean Mayes who was an atheist, but whose intellectual journey and work as a nurse in intensive care have caused him to …
 
00:54 - Emily’s Superpower: Being a Good Teacher Greater Than Code Episode 261: Celebrating Computer Science Education with Dave Bock CyberPatriot 06:24 - Online College Courses vs In-Person Learning / Emily’s Community College Path Network Engineering Virginia Tech Guaranteed Transfer Programs Loudoun Codes Emily Haggard: My Path to Virginia Tech …
 
In this show from Aug 2011 we met Rebekah Bennetch who lives in Saskatoon, Canada. She grew up in a strong Christian family. But in 2007 "came out" as an atheist. Sheridan Voysey is a writer, speaker and broadcaster on contemporary spirituality. They discussed what led Rebekah to abandon her faith, how Christians can best treat their "apostate" fri…
 
Historian Tom Holland tells how his experiences among persecuted Christians and Yazidis in Iraq impacted his own intellectual and personal journey with Christianity. A 'Perspectives' lecture recorded in Nov 2021 at the British Library for Christian persecution charity Open Doors with audience Q&A. Used with permission For Open Doors: https://www.op…
 
In this show first broadcast in Aug 2011 sceptical Bible scholar Bart Ehrman debated his book "Forged" with Darrell Bock of Dallas Theological Seminary. Bart claims that many of the writings of the New Testament are falsely attributed to apostles such as Peter and Paul. Bock responds, saying that the case for forgery is not as conclusive as Bart cl…
 
Justin hosts a 'Christmas Cracker', with Rebecca McLaughlin author of 'Is Christmas Unbelievable?', Peter Byrom tells his story of going from atheism to faith via Richard Dawkins, and a catch up with co-presenter Ruth Jackson and baby Eden-Grace! For Rebecca McLaughlin: https://www.thegoodbook.co.uk/is-christmas-unbelievable End of Year giving (USA…
 
00:54 - Pariss’ Superpower: Being Vocal and Transparent #BlackTechTwitter The Villian Origin Story Deadpool 08:01 - #BlackTechTwitter & Black Tech Pipeline Job Board Labor Compensation 15:56 - Being Okay with Losing Opportunities Announcing Success Criticism & Privilege The Great Resignation Generational Wealth Hustle Culture Hustle Culture: Why Is…
 
First broadcast in July 2011. Richard Weikart, professor of History at California State University draws controversial conclusions regarding the role of Darwinism in providing a rationale for Hitler's Nazi ideology. Hector Avalos, atheist Professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University argues that Christian anti-semitism is the more likely …
 
Justin hosts a Premier Unbelievable? Live Q&A with Prof John Lennox. In partnership with Kharis Productions and Pensmore Films, producers of Against The Tide, the movie documentary of John's life . Hundreds of viewers watched live and submitted questions to John. Iain Morris, director of Against The Tide also joins the conversation. For Cosmic Chem…
 
This week, we recap how we grew, and the things we learned, in 2021. In The Sidebar, we look forward to 2022 and talk about some of our personal and professional goals for the new year. Sponsor: Patreon is hiring product designers in San Francisco and New York City. Today, Patreon is at the heart of the creator economy. In the last 8 years, the pro…
 
02:01 - Kat’s Superpower: Terrible Puns! Puns & ADHD; Divergent Thinking Punching Down Idioms 08:07 - Security Awareness Education & Accessibility Phishing Unconscious Bias Training That Works Psychological Safety 239: Accessibility and Sexuality with Eli Holderness Management Theory of Frederick Taylor Building a Security Culture For Oh Sh*t Momen…
 
Theologian David Bentley Hart defends his prize-winning book "Atheist delusions: The Christian revolution and its fashionable enemies" opposite Terry Sanderson of the UK's National Secular Society in this show first broadcast in June 2011 More Resources: • For exclusive resources and to support us: USA: http://www.premierinsight.org/unbelievablesho…
 
Why are we increasingly anxious, stressed and obsessed with identity? What can Christianity offer to re-humanise us? These and more questions get addressed in a conversation between Alan Noble, author of 'You Are Not Your Own' and Kelly Kapic, author of 'You're Only Human'. For 'You Are Not Your Own': https://www.oalannoble.com For 'You're Only Hum…
 
This week, we were invited to have a rant session about the little things in modern software that drive us nuts. A complainisode! In the Sidebar, we share our strategies for having a successful design challenge interview loop. Sponsor: Patreon is hiring product designers in San Francisco and New York City. Today, Patreon is at the heart of the crea…
 
00:59 - Evans’s Superpower: Talking about topics that aren’t interesting to whomever he’s talking to at the time ADHD Diagnosing as an Adult Adult ADHD Self-Report Scale QbCheck: ADHD Self-Check Test Why seek a medical diagnosis? Almost everything that you know about “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder” is probably wrong Vulnerability 12:45 -…
 
First broadcast in May 2011. Former minister turned atheist Leslie Scrace wrote "An Unbelievers Guide to the Bible", criticising parts of the Old Testament that he sees as immoral while praising parts of scripture that illustrate humanist values. Chris Sinkinson, lecturer in Old Testament and Apologetics at Moorlands Bible College, responds to Lesl…
 
Calvinism and Molinism are two very different ways of understanding God's sovereignty. But which one best addresses the problem of evil? James White argues that Calvinism - God foreordaining all human behaviour both good and evil - is the more Biblical and coherent view. William (Bill) Lane Craig argues that Molinism - a view which reconciles human…
 
This week, we talk about the pros and cons of working on a remote design team, and what we think the future of design organizations will look like in a post-pandemic world. In The Sidebar, we talk about how to weigh compensation against your career trajectory. Sponsor: Patreon is hiring product designers in San Francisco and New York City. Today, P…
 
Catch Dave on Episode 006 of Greater Than Code! Getting Technology Into the Hands of Children with David Bock 02:10 - Dave’s Superpower: Ability to Reevaluate and Drop Ideas – Onto The Next! Star Trek: The Next Generation Impostor Syndrome 07:10 - The Acceptance of Ruby; Using Ruby as a Teaching Language Teaching Ruby Makes Approaching Computer Sci…
 
First broadcast May 2011. In 1995 the Church of England allowed the ordination of Women priests. But the question of whether the Bible forbids female authority in the church remains. Christina Rees serves on the Archbishop's Council and the General Synod. She advocates for women in ministry and female Bishops. John Richardson of the conservative Ev…
 
There have been many stories of Christian musicians deconstructing or deconverting in recent years. Justin is joined by Catholic singer/songwriter Audrey Assad who revealed earlier this year she is no longer a practising Christian. Fr. Chris Foley of the band Luxury explains his own journey and why he has remained in the faith, becoming a priest in…
 
01:01 - Ian’s Superpower: Curiosity & Life-Long Learning Discovering Computers Sharing Knowledge 06:27 - Streaming and Mentorship: Becoming “The Career Development Guy” The Turing School of Software and Design techinterview.guide twitch.tv/iandouglas736 12:01 - Tech Interviews (Are Broken) techinterview.guide Daily Email Series Tech vs Behavior Que…
 
Recorded shortly after the death of Osama Bin Laden in May 2011, this show brought together radical Islamist Anjem Choudary, moderate Muslim thinker Muhammed AL Husseini, and Christian evangelist Jay Smith to debate whether Bin Laden represented the true face of Islam. More Resources: • For exclusive resources and to support us: USA: http://www.pre…
 
Kyle Thompson of men's ministry Undaunted Life says we need to champion biblical masculinity in a church that is too feminised. Martin Saunders, author of 'The Man You Were Made To Be' says we need to leave behind gender stereotypes and help young Christian men make sense of masculinity in today's world. For Martin Saunders: https://www.youthscape.…
 
This week, we discuss the humble cursor and its role in affording interactivity in software design. In The Sidebar, we talk about the long term impact of the features we build, the importance of smart defaults, and the value of time well spent in our products. Sponsor: Patreon is hiring product designers in San Francisco and New York City. Today, P…
 
01:42 - Rin’s Superpower: Writing, Public Speaking, and Being Neurodivergent + Awesome! 02:18 - GitHub Actions Concurrent Actions CICD (Continuous Improvement, Continuous Deployment) Security Trivy Building Secure Open Source Communities From the Ground Up Camunda Community Hub community-action-maven-release 07:47 - Improving Developer Experience K…
 
First broadcast in April 2011, this show is a snapshot of where the debate on the ‘emerging church’ was ten years ago and took place in the wake of Rob Bell’s recently published book ‘Love Wins’. Progressive theologian Brian McLaren faced off against Conservative reformed theologian James White. More Resources: • For exclusive resources and to supp…
 
The deity of Jesus is a doctrine that typically divides Muslims and Christians. However, Dr Abdulla Galadari, author of 'Quranic Hermeneutics' believes the Koran doesn't reject the Gospels' view of Jesus - it interprets them. He engages with Christian theologian of the Trinity, Dr Joshua Sijuwade as they discuss the commonalities and differences be…
 
This week, we share our strategies and motivations for teaching design at work. In The Sidebar, we talk about the shape of software, how we visualize the tools we build, and what it means for software to feel like something physical. Golden Ratio Supporters: Sympli brings its modern design handoff and design version control tools to your secure env…
 
01:53 - Michael’s Superpower: Networking and Community Building Being Driven to Fulfill Needs Mental Health First Aid Working in Proximity / Keeping In Touch MAPS at Burning Man 10:36 - Defining Mental Health Self-Invalidation & Dialectics Money buys happiness, but euphoria comes dear Boots Theory of Socioeconomic Unfairness Decolonizing Wealth Men…
 
First broadcast for Easter 2011. Bart Ehrman is well known as a US New Testament Scholar who lost his Christian faith. When Mike Licona had doubts he devoted himself to investigating the evidence and became convinced that Jesus resurrection is the only rational explanation for the facts. They debated key historical facts about the resurrection - an…
 
With COP26 the United Nations climate change conference underway in Glasgow, Justin is joined by climate change campaigner Antonia Godber and scientist Hugh Ross of Reasons to Believe. They discuss the science of climate change, whether we are heading towards a tipping point, climate ' alarmism' and practical solutions. For Hugh Ross: https://suppo…
 
This week, we talk about the weird and beautiful world of fictional user interfaces: why do futuristic UIs look so cool? And why aren't they usable? Is the future really going to look like this? In The Sidebar, we share our must-have macOS apps that are always installed first on a new machine. Golden Ratio Supporters: Play is the first native iOS d…
 
01:03 - Not Giving Into Peer Pressure 02:31 - Reaching Outside of the Accessibility World (Demystifying Accessibility) Everyday Accessibility by Dr. Michele A. Williams Thinking About Disability Until It’s Everyone’s Normal Way of Thinking Power Structures and Erasing Innovation Recognizing Specialty Cormac Russell: Four Modes of Change: To, For, W…
 
First broadcast in April 2011. Richard Dawkins describes the Old Testament God as "a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser" (among other things). In this show from April 2011 Christian philosopher and apologist Paul Copan explained why he believes God's actions in the Old Testament are not immoral when taken in context opposite atheist speaker N…
 
Max McLean, who has played the role of CS Lewis on stages across the world, talks to Justin Brierley about his new biopic 'The Most Reluctant Convert' and CS Lewis' famous journey from atheism to Christianity. Justin also talks to the film's director Norman Stone. For 'The Most Reluctant Convert': http://www.cslewismovie.com --- For exclusive resou…
 
Greater Than Code Episode #170: The Case for Vanilla JavaScript with Chris Ferdinandi 02:50 - Project Gemini and Text Protocols Always Bet on JavaScript 07:05 - Overusing Analytics & Tracking Scripts Be An Advocate For Your Users / Ethical Obligations 12:18 - Innovations: Making Accessibility The Default 14:48 - Ad-Tech and Tooling Partytown Fathom…
 
This week, we reflect on why it is that talking about building a side project can often reduce your motivation to actually finish the project. We dig into our latest side project progress and share tips for maintaining momentum. In The Sidebar, we recap Google’s Pixel 6 event and share our hot takes on the latest phones and software announcements. …
 
First broadcast in March 2011. Mohammed Bahmanpour defends the Koranic view that although "it was made to appear to them" that he died, in fact Jesus was substituted by another. Jay Smith, Christian evangelist to Muslims, brings to bear Biblical and other historical witnesses to the crucifixion. They debate the issue and whether the Koran or the Ne…
 
Two former high-level Yoga practitioners, Mike Shreve and Chris James, tell their stories of converting to Christianity and engage the question of whether Christians should practise Yoga. For Mike Shreve: http://www.thetruelight.net For Chris James: https://twitter.com/cjmindbody --- For exclusive resources and to support us: • Confident Christiani…
 
This week, we talk about our processes for reviewing UI and making sure that things are shipping as close to spec as possible. In The Sidebar, we recap Apple’s Unleashed event, sharing our favorite moments and spicy takes. Golden Ratio Supporters: Sympli builds design version control and developer handoff tools to help teams collaborate on screen d…
 
02:47 - Anne’s Superpower: Empathy & Collaboration Feeling Accepted & Creating a Sense of Safety Creating Happy Bubbles Making People Feel They Matter on Teams No Matter Status (i.e. Employees vs Contractors) No Matter Geographical Location/Timezone Equivalence in Remote Work 17:45 - Framing and Shaping Relationships + Communication Changing Compan…
 
First broadcast in March 2011. David Robertson contends that the joy and meaning we experience in music is a pointer beyond itself to an ultimate source of joy and meaning in God. He engaged with atheist musician Gordon Livesey who contends that while we all experience emotions and meaning in music, it ultimately can be explained in scientific term…
 
Is the church too woke or just broke? Owen Strachan author of 'Christianity and Wokeness' argues the church is 'too woke' when it comes to social justice. Rev Jermaine Marshall author of 'Christianity Corrupted' says it's just broke' in its complicity with white supremacy. They debate Critical Race Theory, racism and the gospel. For Owen Strachan h…
 
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