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The Geek Joy Podcast

The Geek Joy Podcast, born in January 2016, is a place to talk about all the things that bring us joy, and some of the things that get in the way. Software, art, technology, empathy, fun hobbies, mindfulness... lots of interesting topics and people! It comes out Sunday.
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Feb 29, 2016

Episode 7
"I want to be the one who tells me yes"

With guest Kerri Miller, kerrizor.com

People

Alex Harms @onealexharms

Kerri Miller @kerrizor

Topics

  • 3:11 "Wow. I am mortal."
  • 7:23 Open Source and Feelings
  • 18:18 "We tell new speakers that 'you're just an API for this information'"
  • 20:54 "How do we communicate when we can never understand each other, we can never have the same experience of any moment..."
  • 24:02 "Maybe the way that you're gonna say it, the unique you that you're bringing... is the thing that's gonna connect with them."
  • 27:09 "I hate people."
  • 29:06 "I want to be in control of my own story."
  • 29:15 Alfie Kohn, Punished by Rewards
  • 33:54 Ada Developers Academy
  • 34:35 "If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies of me and eaten alive." -- Audre Lorde
  • 35:56 "I want to be the one that tells me yes, always."
  • 38:55 "We're here to observe the universe and celebrate it."
  • 42:15 "balance between the interior and the exterior generocity"

Reading/Listening/Playing/Watching

Kerri
The Traitor Baru Cormorant, by Seth Dickinson

Alex
Space 1999

Music

Django Reinhart, Limehouse