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.
Carley Knight, a painter and artisan jewelry maker, joins Brett for a Perfect Six episode and three each of their favorite things this week.
Rebecca Fleetwood Hession is a consultant, coach, writer and speaker. She joins Brett to talk about raising a child with ADHD and the extraordinary measures she took to help ensure success in public schools and beyond. And goat yoga. Obviously.
Jacklyn Duff is an aerospace engineer who currently runs a YouTube channel called SciJoy. She joins Brett to talk about her time at NASA, rovers, robotics, and the science experiments she’s sharing now.
Jesse Atkinson is a Sr. Software Engineer with Khan Academy. He joins Brett to talk about running in San Francisco, mental health, comic books, and all things nerdy.
George Browning of Zengobi is the developer of Curio, a fascinating app for brainstorming and project management. He joins Brett to talk about software development, shipping new versions, and the GDPR and how it’s affecting all developers across the globe.
Suzanne Horstman is the director of Home and Community Options in Winona MN, providing services to developmentally disabled citizens. She’s heading up an organization doing amazing work, and joins Brett to talk about the mission and the passions behind her 27 years of working with HCO.
Alex Cox, Sr. AV Producer at Cards Against Humanity and prolific podcaster, joins Brett to talk about mental health, discuss growing up with podcasts, and debate the future of humanity.
Todd McCann, a truck driver, author, and podcaster (from the cab of his truck), joins Brett to talk about life on the road, big rigs, and sleeping without a schedule.
Merlin Mann joins Brett once again to discuss—in typically humorous fashion—dogs, personal digital assistants, Apple tech, productivity hacks, and more.
Mary Jo Klinker, activist, agitator, and assistant professor of women’s gender and sexuality studies at Winona State University in Minnesota joins Brett to talk about #metoo, prison abolition, online dating in a feminist world, and astound each other with music they haven’t heard of but apparently should have.
Gary Nissenbaum, the managing attorney and founding principal of the Nissenbaum Law Group, joins Brett to talk about emotional intelligence and its place in the legal profession.
This week’s guest is Jared Rodriguez. He teaches at Northwestern, DePaul, and the University of Illinois, Chicago, and is a Doctoral Candidate in African American Studies at Northwestern University. He joins Brett to talk about the journey of a “Black Newyorican” kid in public housing to being a professor and doctoral candidate.