Mads Kristensen talks with Dave Rael about just-in-time learning, writing open source software, discovering and seizing opportunity, and spending time away from a problem
Mads Kristensen is a Sr. Program Manager on the Web Platforms & Tools team at Microsoft working on the web developer experiences of Visual Studio. He has over a decade of experience in developing web applications on the Microsoft platform which got him the honor of becoming both an ASP.NET MVP and ASPInsider. Mads is also the creator of BlogEngine.NET, MiniBlog, Web Developer Checklist and Web Essentials.
0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Mads Kristensen
4:44 - Mads and just-in-time learning
6:52 - Mads and wine
7:48 - Mads's definition of value
10:14 - Quotable quote - "Software is not done unless the details are done."
11:08 - Building software for yourself and understanding your users
13:13 - The things that "light Mads up"
15:23 - Mads's creative formulation: "It would be cool if...."