There are a ton of engineering podcasts out there. But they focus on engineering. We strive to be different. Parallel Passion wants to be the podcast that delivers insight into vastly diverse lives of engineers.
Have a listen and tell us how we’re doing.
October 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
coffee, podcasting, public speaking, traveling
September 27th, 2018 | 59 mins 40 secs
books, illustrating, organizing, public speaking, running, teaching
Linda is the author and illustrator of Hello Ruby, a children’s picture book about the whimsical world of computers, as well as the founder of Rails Girls, a global movement to teach young women programming in over 260 cities. She loves Muji, Zelda Fitzgerald, software and sparkly things.
September 13th, 2018 | 58 mins 47 secs
mechanical keyboards, organizing, photography, public speaking
August 30th, 2018 | 55 mins 6 secs
chatbots, cooking, freelancing, organizing, programming languages, public speaking
Aaron used to cook food for a living but now is a code monkey who also organizes meetups, conferences, and hackathons. He sometimes speaks at conferences and has picked up skateboarding in some kind of midlife crisis.
August 16th, 2018 | 59 mins 1 sec
coffee, cooking, entrepreneurship, freelancing, organizing, vegan, yoga
Jure Čuhalev is an entrepreneur, freelance web developer, certified Yoga teacher and enthusiastic about vegan food.
August 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
ask vs. guess, canning, culture, education, jam, parenting, public speaking
Katherine aka KWu is a Ruby developer at Heroku who likes efficiency, making things from scratch, and holding strong opinions.
July 19th, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
electrical engineering, magic, model trains, philosophy
Don is a philosopher-engineer who advocates for platforms and developers at GitHub.
July 5th, 2018 | 1 hr 58 secs
kickboxing, organizing, yoga
Rayta is a gym rat, a developer, a serial event organizer, with more energy than a power plant.
June 21st, 2018 | 56 mins 13 secs
artificial intelligence, astrophotography, health, surfing, wordpress
Since he built his first website in primary school, Primož had a strong passion for web development. When not visiting conferences, giving talks or organizing local development related events, he focuses on fast and highly optimized online solutions. He's a windsurfer, snowboarder and beer lover in his leisure time.
May 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 43 secs
curling, cycling, data mining, improv, orange, running
Ajda Pretnar is a computational anthropologist, a tester, doc writer and an occasional developer of Orange data mining software. She teaches data mining online (YT) and offline. When she is not working, you can find her biking up a hill, running around a forest or sweeping in front of a curling stone.
May 10th, 2018 | 1 hr 38 secs
home automation, live streaming, machine learning, magic the gathering, podcasting, robots
Jonan is a developer advocate at Heroku and an aspiring astronaut. He believes in you and your potential and wants to help you build beautiful things.
April 26th, 2018 | 56 mins 35 secs
flying, freelancing, paragliding, pricing, running, skydiving, wordpress
Tomaž is the founder Codeable, where he’s responsible for product development and promotion. You might find him at a WordPress conference or UX workshop, where he’s trying to learn about users’ habits as much as possible. In his free time, he spends time with his wife and four children, jumps out of perfectly working airplanes and enjoys a good movie.
April 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
batteries, coffee, control systems, engineering, espresso, podcasting
John Chidgey is an Electrical Engineer specialising in control systems software, interface design and root cause analysis.
March 29th, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
basecamp, bmw, cars, coffee, porsche, racing, rework, stelvio
Jure Žove is a software engineer with a passion for coffee, cars and racing. He currently works at ConvertKit and spends his time and money on various petrol-infused adventures including trips through the Italian Dolomites or racing around Europe in his race car. Usually, he brings his camera along and records the shenanigans which he sometimes turns into vlogs on his YouTube channel.
March 15th, 2018 | 1 hr 41 secs
blog, books, boosted boards, digital nomad, longboarding, marathon, running, writing
Swizec Teller is a geek with a hat (and parrot). Author of Why Programmers Work at Night and React+D3v4 and hopefully more coming soon, he does many things outside coding. Like boxing, running, and standing on an electric longboard like something out of XKCD.
March 1st, 2018 | 1 hr 1 min
coffee, consulting, cycling, engineer, italy, masterchef, new zealand, software
Lloyd Burgess is an entrepreneur, coffee geek and former BBC MasterChef winner. In 2013 he founded thecoffeeroasters.co.uk, which provides the UK's largest selection of speciality coffee, as a parallel passion to his day job as an IT consultant and agile software development specialist. Originally from New Zealand he now lives in Brighton, UK.