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27 Jul 2017

What is a software engineer, what is a cookie, biomethane and importance of hats

Episode 53 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 65mb).

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In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @alexsavinme, @AJCumine and @zoeabryant chat about following hot topics.

  • Careers day at the secondary school
  • Explaining software engineer job to a bunch of teenagers
  • Age limits of modern social networks
  • How to convince a young person to take interest in software industry
  • Learning web development by looking at the source of webpages - today and 10 years earlier
  • Coding career vs mechanical engineering career
  • Age when it is too late to start programming
  • Privacy concerns of the younger generations
  • What is a cookie?
  • Disabling location feature on Snapchat
  • The Facebook algorithm mom problem
  • Power of targeted ads on Facebook
  • Alex's new job in energy industry
  • Biomethane
  • Tv pickup energy phenomenon in the UK
  • Storing the energy by pumping the water high up
  • Tesla Power Wall challenges when trying to install it in a normal British household
  • The reason why hot and cold taps are separated in the UK
  • Instantly hot water
  • SoundCloud is about to die
  • P2P version of Soundcloud
  • Importance of selling hats in games

Bonus track: Germain primes

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