Blog To Speech


Screenshot of a blogpost saying that the audio version has been recorded by "George Hahn".

Listen to this blog post in your browser: Download MP3 audio. Powered by Amazon Polly. I've noticed an interesting trend on some of the blogs I follow. More of them - though by no means the majority - are including audio versions of the content. The usually look something like this: or The ones which […]

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Episode 32 - Switching from being a developer to being a manager


The emojified face of Kim Rowan.

We're back again with Kim Rowan. Listen to her thoughts about what it's like to become a manager of technical teams. Read about how she got into tech. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Kim-Rowan-Becoming-a-manager.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:18 — 1.6MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Episode 31 - Modernising the Ministry of Justice


The emojified face of Kim Rowan.

How do you modernise the technology of a huge organisation like the UK's Ministry of Justice? Kim Rowan has some bright ideas. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Kim-Rowan-MoJ.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:38 — 1.1MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Episode 30 - The Science of Laughter - with @Suw


Suw and Terence sat on the sofa.

Happy Ada Lovelace Day! I interviewed its founder, Suw Charman-Anderson, on an earlier episode. So here is a BONUS EPISODE for your ears. I hope you have as much fun listening to it as I had recording it. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Suw-Laughing.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:13 — 941.5KB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Episode 29: The Pod Delusion Strikes Back!


After five long years, The Pod Delusion is back! This is a quick chat with host & producer James O'Malley. You can listen to back-episodes at https://poddelusion.co.uk/blog/ and I thoroughly recommend sticking it in your podcast app. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Jame-OMalley-Pod-Delusion.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:16 — 851.2KB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Documentally and Backpack Studio


documentally holding a phone.

If two blokes meet up and don't record a podcast, did it even happen? Social Media Maven Documentally showed off his podcasting rig - an app called Backpack Studio. You can listen to the ramblechat we recorded on his feed. Here's our quick chat about this nifty podcasting app - which I hope will one […]

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Episode 27 - Hannah Cameron's makerspace adventures


A woman with 3D printed cubes as earrings.

Hannah works for Eagle Labs, where she 3D prints things and builds IoT lamps. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/hancam14.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:41 — 1.3MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Episode 26 - Dan Pope's trntxt.uk


A white train on a blue background.

Do you want an ultra-minimalist, open source, train times website? If so, Dan Pope, has created trntxt.uk just for you! https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Dan-Pope-TrainTxt.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:25 — 1.1MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Episode 25 - The Pay Gap with Rainey David


A quick chat with Rainey David all about the gender pay gap. Including top tips on how to value your worth to your employer. Find out more at ThePayGap.com https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Rainey-Paygap.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:27 — 1.0MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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Episode 24 - Sound Archiving with Thea Cochrane


A distored spectral image of a human face.

My pal Thea Cochrane is doing brilliant things with the British Library Sound Archive You can follow along @BLSoundHeritage. https://shkspr.mobi/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Thea-Sounds.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:41 — 1.1MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts Stitcher RSS

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