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Episode 047 | Amy Palamountain - Enhancing Communication

Episode 047 | Amy Palamountain - Enhancing Communication

Amy Palamountain talks with Dave Rael about listening and understanding, delivering enhanced communication, and exciting big changes

Amy Palamountain is from New Zealand and really likes programming, skiing and is a bit of a Morrissey fan. She works at GitHub building GitHub Desktop, so day to day she writes a ton of C#. She has a background in genetics, high performance computing, Web API design, and JavaScript client side architectures. These days she finds herself focusing on what it means to build a slick UI using reactive extensions.


0:28 - Dave introduces the show and Amy Palamountain
2:31 - The draw of genetics and relationship with software
4:09 - How Amy started speaking and working at GitHub
6:31 - Amy's definition of value
11:02 - Amy's story of failure, customer communication
18:19 - Any's greatest success story, delivering GitHub Desktop and learning the value it created
24:29 - Git and GitHub utility for non-coders
25:28 - How Amy stays current with