For a long time, tech culture has focused too narrowly on technical skills; this has resulted in a tech community that too often puts companies and code over people. Greater Than Code is a podcast that invites the voices of people who are not heard from enough in tech: women, people of color, trans and/or queer folks, to talk about the human side of software development and technology. Greater Than Code is providing a vital platform for these conversations, and developing new ideas of what it means to be a technologist beyond just the code.
Featuring an ongoing panel of racially and gender diverse tech panelists, the majority of podcast guests so far have been women in tech! We’ve covered topics including imposter syndrome, mental illness, sexuality, unconscious bias and social justice. We also have a major focus on skill sets that tech too often devalues, like team-building, hiring, community organizing, mentorship and empathy. Each episode also includes a transcript.
About the Host
We are a panel: https://www.greaterthancode.com/about-us/
Our show distributes on all major podcast platforms including iTunes, Stitcher, SoundCloud, and more. Currently, each episode is getting between 2,000 and 6,000 unique listeners from all over the world. This results in between 15,000 and 20,000 downloads per month. We are also regularly currently using our own personal funds to send out stickers to Meetup Groups and give to friends of the show to hand out, no matter where they live. In 2017, we have made a huge effort to attend conferences to share the vision of the show with people and we have been very well received at conferences such as: RubyConf, RubyNation, NationJS, AlterConf NYC, DevOpsDays, Code(Her) Conf, Codeland Conference, Catskills Conf, ElaConf, and RailsConf.
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