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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Now displaying: March, 2016
Mar 30, 2016

Jason Felice, Alex Harms. This is an unplanned episode, in which Jason & Alex have a conversation about LambdaConf, etc. (Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata, courtesy of

Mar 28, 2016

Duke Green, Jason Felice, Alex Harms. We talked a lot about race, and a little about not getting caught up in ideas about yourself while coding that distract you from the work. And Duke sang a song for us.


Mar 21, 2016

Episode 10: This Emergence Dance

With Bill Tozier @vaguery, Jason Felice @eraserhd, and Alex Harms @onealexharms

We talk about self-organizing, emergence, consulting, complexity, uncertainty yada yada yada. The music is 100% Hello, by Succès Planétaire International, found on Tozier mentioned Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, and Vampyroteuthis Infernalis. Jason mentioned reMIND.

Here are the names I promised for googling: 
Ron Jeffries, 
Brian Marick, 
Stuart Kauffman,  
John Holland, 
Andrew Pickering, 
Alan Watts, 
Robert Anton Wilson, 
Karl Popper, 
Thomas Kuhn, 
Richard Rorty, 
Vile Flusser.

Mar 14, 2016

This is a special episode with guest Mr. Flanx, the host's kid.

Topics include homeschooling (unschooling), creating, procrastination, attention, as well as learning with Vsauce and In a Nutshell videos, infinity, the Banach-Tarski Paradox, Vivaldi "Spring", Bluegrass "Shuckin the corn", Beethoven "Moonlight Sonata" (all from, Mr. Flanx "Dusk til Dawn", and LaunchPad.

Mar 7, 2016

Our guest is Daniel Higginbotham, and we talk mostly about doing what makes you happy. And about geek joy, as always. Clojure for the Brave and True is mentioned, and a few other books as well. Plus a little Buddhist chant (Heart Sutra), at the end.