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Episode 193 | Gregory Brown - A Perspective of Going Beyond

Episode 193 | Gregory Brown - A Perspective of Going Beyond


Gregory Brown

Gregory Brown talks with Dave Rael about unorthodox approaches, views about business and life, long and short term optimism, and going beyond the practices that color our daily lives

Gregory Brown is a business operations consultant, software developer, and technical writer. His new book "Programming Beyond Practices" was published by O'Reilly this fall, and it focuses on the non-code aspects of software development.


2:15 - Dave introduces the show and Gregory Brown5:29 - The nature of businesses and Gregory's perspective on value and business ethics11:12 - Advice for programmers focused primarily on software16:00 - The value or lack thereof of mission statements18:29 - Gregory's book - Programming Beyond Practices21:48 - Gregory's story and history of getting involved with Ruby, consulting, creating coding education resources, and mentoring27:19 - Gregory's motivations an