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Episode 045 | Max McCarty - Locked Down and Lit Up

Episode 045 | Max McCarty - Locked Down and Lit Up

Max McCarty talks with Dave Rael about loving what you do, executing on your plan, giving and teaching, focusing on others, and the importance of security

Max is a full stack developer with a love for all things programming, a love that usually gets him in trouble with other priorities. He is a Pluralsight author, authoring courses on Microsoft Azure as well as the founder and author at where he is regularly writing about Web and cloud security as well as topics on Microsoft Azure. He's an advocate for web and cloud security best practices. But, at the end of the day he just an everyday developer like the next guy getting to live the dream.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Max McCarty
2:16 - Max the history buff
2:50 - Max's definition of value
5:12 - The things that "light Max up"
7:35 - How Max got started creating software
10:13 - Max's story of failure, suffering a layoff and experiencing a shift in perception and direction
14:34 - Max's emph