Podcasts I’m listening: August 2020

So… which podcasts are you currently listening to? 🤔

This seems to be the one hundred million dollar question that we keep asking over and over again. And yes, I’ve just did it once again before writing this article to check if there was something that was worth adding to this list.

Tech

Android Developers Backstage cover
Android Developers Backstage cover
Android Developers Backstage cover

Android Backstage, a podcast by and for Android developers. Hosted by developers from the Android engineering team, this show covers topics of interest to Android programmers, with in-depth discussions and interviews with engineers on the Android team at Google.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Talking Kotlin cover
Talking Kotlin cover

A bimonthly podcast that covers the Kotlin programming language by JetBrains, as well as related technologies. Hosted by Hadi Hariri.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

Fragmented — The Software Podcast cover
Fragmented — The Software Podcast cover
Fragmented — The Software Podcast cover

The Fragmented Podcast is a podcast for Software Developers hosted by Donn Felker and Kaushik Gopal. Our goal is to help you become a better Software Developer. We chat about topics such as Testing, Dependency Injection, Patterns and Practices, useful libraries, and much more. We will also be interviewing some of the top developers out there. Subscribe now and join us on the journey of being a Software Developer.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Android Dev Podcast cover
Android Dev Podcast cover

Android Dev Podcast — latest Android development news and articles, interview of experts, talks about Android framework, libraries, technologies and architectures.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman cover
Hanselminutes with Scott Hanselman cover

Hanselminutes is Fresh Air for Developers. A weekly commute-time podcast that promotes fresh technology and fresh voices. Talk and Tech for Developers, Life-long Learners, and Technologists.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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The Remote Dev cover
The Remote Dev cover

In The Remote Dev we talk to developers working remotely from different specialisations. Listen in to learn about the different experiences and practices of other developers!

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Inside Facebook Mobile cover
Inside Facebook Mobile cover

Brought to you by Facebook. In addition to remaining active in the open source community and conference circuit, this podcast offers another channel that allows us to highlight the technical work of our engineers who will discuss everything from low-level frameworks to end-user features. Throughout the podcast, two Facebook engineers, Mihaela Ogrezeanu and Pascal Hartig (@passy), will interview mobile developers in the company.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Coffee & Coding: the App Developer’s Handbook cover
Coffee & Coding: the App Developer’s Handbook cover

News, tips & in depth discussion on all aspects of app development to help you become a better app developer. Whether you’re a veteran developer or just getting started — listen weekly as we bring you the latest news, tips and in depth discussion with experienced app developers to help you become better a better Developer. We’re talking both iOSand Android (there’s no fanboys here!). From Obj C to Swift, Java to Kotlin, REST to GQL — we touch on everything related to app development to help you become a better app developer.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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IT Career Energizer cover
IT Career Energizer cover

Want to learn what it takes to start, develop and build a successful career in tech? The IT Career Energizer podcast enables you to find out how. More than 250 IT professionals, consultants and experts have shared their career experiences and insights to help you to succeed. Previous guests have included Jeff Atwood (Stack Overflow), Troy Hunt (Have I Been Pwned), Laurence Bradford (Learn To Code With Me), April Wensel (Compassionate Coding), Kent Beck (Agile Manifesto) and many more industry recognised figures. Join Phil Burgess and his latest featured guest every Monday.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Chats with Kent C. Dodds cover
Chats with Kent C. Dodds cover

Kent C. Dodds chats with developers.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Mindera Yellow Box cover
Mindera Yellow Box cover

Tech, business and cultural conversations that relate to Mindera.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

Non Tech

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TED Talks Daily cover
TED Talks Daily cover

Every weekday, TED Talks Daily brings you the latest talks in audio. Join host and journalist Elise Hu for thought-provoking ideas on every subject imaginable — from Artificial Intelligence to Zoology, and everything in between — given by the world’s leading thinkers and creators. With TED Talks Daily, find some space in your day to change your perspectives, ignite your curiosity, and learn something new.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Freakonomics Radio cover
Freakonomics Radio cover

Discover the hidden side of everything with Stephen J. Dubner, co-author of the Freakonomics books. Each week, Freakonomics Radio tells you things you always thought you knew (but didn’t) and things you never thought you wanted to know (but do) — from the economics of sleep to how to become great at just about anything. Dubner speaks with Nobel laureates and provocateurs, intellectuals and entrepreneurs, and various other underachievers. The entire archive, going back to 2010, is available on the Stitcher podcast app and at freakonomics.com.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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A Bit of Optimism cover
A Bit of Optimism cover

During these times, we are all having to find new ways to connect. Join me every week as I talk with people that inspire me, about love, life, leadership, and silver linings. The hope is that we all leave with something I think we need these days… A Bit of Optimism.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques cover
Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques cover

Whether you’re giving a toast or presenting in a meeting, communication is critical to success in business and in life. Join Matt Abrahams, a lecturer of Strategic Communication at Stanford Graduate School of Business, as he sits down with experts in the field to discuss real-world challenges. How do I send my message clearly when put on the spot? How do I write emails to get my point across? How can I easily convey complex information? How do I manage my reputation? Think Fast, Talk Smart provides the tools, techniques, and best practices to help you communicate more effectively.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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The WIRED Podcast cover
The WIRED Podcast cover

The award-winning WIRED UK Podcast with James Temperton and the rest of the team. Listen every week for an informed and entertaining rundown of latest technology, science, business and culture news. New episodes every Friday.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

In Portuguese

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Governo Sombra cover
Governo Sombra cover

A actualidade em revista por um governo que não manda.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Portugalex cover
Portugalex cover

Portugal simplificado em poucos minutos. Magazine humorístico baseado na atualidade do país. Vozes das figuras públicas, anónimas, sons do trânsito, estádios, bolsa e afins, com os atores Manuel Marques e António Machado. Tudo inventado, com rigor e isenção jornalísticos. 2ª a 6ª feira, na Manhã da Antena 1. Textos Patrícia Castanheira com Fábio Benídio. Interpretação de António Machado e Manuel Marques. Pós-produção de Gualter Santos e César Martins.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Android Dev BR Cast cover
Android Dev BR Cast cover

Boas-vindas ao Android Dev BR Cast, o podcast oficial da maior comunidade brasileira para pessoas desenvolvedoras e profissionais Android em geral. 🤖✨ Junte-se a nós e conheça nossas iniciativas! ❤️ https://androiddevbr.org

Get it on Google Podcasts.

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Podcast — falar criativo cover
Podcast — falar criativo cover

Rui Branco fala com Ricardo Araújo Pereira, Rodrigo Meneses, Vasco Durão, Filipe Melo, Marta Hugon, Rui Quinta, José Alves da Silva, Bruno Pernadas, Joana Barra Vaz, Deddy Dread e muitos mais.

Get it on Google Podcasts.

I feel that should be a better way to find new podcasts, typically the new ones that I add come from word of mouth or Twitter, is there any better way? Do you have any podcast in mind? Feel free to reply here or send me a message directly on Twitter 🙂.

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A special thank you to Ricardo Costeira and Pedro Vicente for their great suggestions.

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