Patrice Brend’amour is a content creator and developer. The last time we talked in 2014, Patrice was living as a man, and this episode focuses on her transition to living as a proudly transgender woman.
Rabbi Eric Linder returns to discuss things musical, technical, and rabbinical. But not in that order.
Greg Pierce, indie software developer and creator of Drafts for iOS and Mac, joins Brett to talk about software development, finding a sustainable pricing model, and some TV, film, and literary favorites.
This week’s guest is Sarah Johnson, mental health director at the YMCA in La Crosse, Wisconsin. She joins Brett to talk about working the crises that are amplified by the current public health situation.
Mike Schramm is a Senior Research Manager at Interpret in Los Angeles, working on providing qualitative research for the video game industry. He returns to Systematic to talk with Brett about his history with writing and gaming and how the two have intersected in meaningful ways.
Today’s guest, and the first guest in what I’ll call season 2 of Systematic, is Merlin Mann. He’s a prolific… Read more 234: Catching up with Merlin Mann
Bill Carroll is a scuba diving instructor and marketing guy. Emily Hafele is a salon owner and part time model. They’ve come together and are pursuing a photo project and exploring visual storytelling.
Alex Fischer is a bookkeeper and financial consultant with Open Bookkeeping, and community organizer with The Root Social Justice Center. They join Brett to talk about anti-capitalist accounting, queer issues, activism, and (mostly Brett’s fault) cats.
Ted Nelson is a philosopher, free range intellectual, and an American pioneer of information technology. He joins Brett to discuss his project Xanadu, the world wide web, and what he hopes his legacy will be.
Kelly Guimont is, among other things, an App Camp for Girls Founding Volunteer. She joins Brett to talk about getting girls into tech early, plus her own early start in IT. Doctor Who, Kelly’s everyday carry, and all the nerd stuff you love.
Jeff Perry is a professional audio engineer, as well as a blogger and podcaster. He joins Brett to talk about life in news production, going iPad only (and back), and an era of online fame and misfortune.
Amanda Daniels — a podcaster, a personal banker, and director of The Tech Homies— joins Brett to talk about going from having little interest in tech to working at Radio Shack to starting a non-profit to bring tech to the residents of Pontiac, Michigan.
Rosemary Orchard is a web developer and automation expert who co-hosts a new podcast called Automators along with David Sparks. She joins Brett to talk about being a woman in tech and how she got started in automation and coding.
Jeff Porten is an IT consultant and author, most recently of Take Control of Your Productivity. He joins Brett to talk about ADHD, Pugwash USA, and (obviously) productivity.
Mary Jo Klinker — activist, agitator, associate professor and director of women’s gender and sexuality studies at Winona State University in Minnesota — returns to talk about abolition as a concept and a modern movement.