October 17th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
beer brewing, bouldering, car restoration, climbing, hacking, hardware, learning, metalworking, music, public speaking, woodworking
John is a Ruby developer at GitHub, based in New Jersey. He’s got a ton of
other interests including wood & metal working, climbing, beer making, drumming, and his family.
July 18th, 2019 | 58 mins 41 secs
community, conferences, graphic design, organizing, parenting, public speaking, rails girls
Developer Avocado, serial conference organizer, Rails Girls veteran.
June 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
cats, japan, meat curing, mechanical keyboards, public speaking, sausage making
Aaron is on the Ruby core team, the Rails core team, and the team that takes care of his cat, Gorby puff. During the day he works for a small technology company called GitHub. Someday he will find the perfect safety gear to wear while extreme programming.
December 6th, 2018 | 54 mins 44 secs
climbing, journaling, productivity, public speaking, singing
Ben is the host the Art of Product Podcast, created Refactoring Rails, and co-created Upcase, Trailmix, and Briefs. Currently, he's building Tuple, a tool for remote pair programming.
October 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
coffee, podcasting, public speaking, traveling
September 27th, 2018 | 59 mins 40 secs
books, illustrating, organizing, public speaking, rails girls, 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 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.