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"If you’re not at the drawing board, you’re not making discoveries."
—Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Innovative thinkers have been going “back to the drawing board” for decades to rethink, reimagine, and redefine their amazing ideas. It’s in this spirit that we welcome you to The Drawing Board, a podcast series from Udacity focusing on the remarkable innovations and individuals shaping our world. Discover groundbreaking new products and transformational new technologies. Learn about exciting new career opportunities, and meet the people powering change in tech and beyond. When you want to discover what the future holds, go back to The Drawing Board!
Puzzles have been around for centuries, and claims about their value run the gamut from being simple, brain-teasing fun, to potentially preventing Alzheimer’s. Companies like Google are famous for incorporating puzzles in their interviews, but can puzzle skills really predict programmer success? The Drawing Board tries to solve the puzzle of puzzles in this new episode, which features: anthropologist Marcel Danesi, New York Times Crossword editor Will Shortz, author and tech recruiting expert Gayle Laakmann McDowell, programmer Zef Hemel, and HackerRank CEO Vivek Ravisankar.
Host: Chris Morell
Guests: Marcel Danesi, Will Shortz, Gayle Laakmann McDowell, Zef Hemel, Vivek Ravisankar
Segment 1 features Marcel Danesi, Professor of Semiotics and Linguistic Anthropology at the University of Toronto. He discusses puzzles, and their effect on our brains. You can find his books here, or check out his blog on Psychology Today. We also talk with New York Times Crossword Editor and NPR Puzzlemaster Will Shortz about the enjoyment and purpose of puzzles.
Segment 2 features Gayle Laakmann McDowell, the bestselling author of Cracking the Coding Interview. She discusses the relevance of brain-teasers and puzzles to coding. Follow her on Twitter @gayle, or check out her CareerCup website.
Segment 3 features Zef Hemel, programmer and engineering manager at Egnyte. Despite a successful career in coding, he hates puzzles. You’ll find out why. You can also read more of his insights on his blog. We also talk with Vivek Ravisankar, CEO and co-founder of HackerRank, who discusses working toward an interview-less hiring process.
Episode 1.5: Obama Navy Secretary Ray Mabus
In Episode 1: The Art of "No," we talked with former Secretary of the Navy during the Obama administration, Ray Mabus. In that episode, we featured just a portion of the audio. It was such a profound interview however, that we decided we had to share it in its entirety. Here, Sec. Mabus talks about the challenges of prioritizing projects, education, equal rights in the military, and more.
Host: Chris Morell
Guests: Ray Mabus
Segment 1 features Google Ventures consultant, former governor of Mississippi, and Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus
Episode 1: The Art of No
JUNE 29, 2017 • Can learning to say “No” make you a better employee? A better leader? A better person? In our inaugural episode, The Drawing Board explores the art of saying “No” to create better products and programs. The idea was first popularized by Steve Jobs nearly 20 years ago; we explore it today with: author Carmine Gallo (4:30), Navy Secretary Ray Mabus (10:00), and psychologist and CEO coach Camille Preston (17:00). Learn how resisting the urge to say “Yes” can help you optimize both your work and your personal life.
Host: Chris Morell
Guests: Carmine Gallo, Ray Mabus, Camille Preston
Segment 1 features “Father of the iPod” Tony Fadell from an episode of Udacity Talks, on how Steve Jobs taught him how to say “No.” Plus, enjoy classic audio from Steve Jobs at WWDC ‘97, when he uttered the now-famous phrase “Focusing is about saying ‘no’.”
Segment 2 features New York Times/Wall Street Journal columnist and author of The Presentation Secrets of Steve Jobs and The Innovation Secrets of Steve Jobs. Find Carmine at http://www.carminegallo.com and @carminegallo on Twitter.
Segment 3 features Google Ventures consultant, former governor of Mississippi, and former Secretary of the Navy, Ray Mabus.
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