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Episode 247 | Kelsey Hightower - Depth and Dedication

Episode 247 | Kelsey Hightower - Depth and Dedication


Kelsey Hightower

Kelsey Hightower talks with Dave Rael about minimalism, work ethic, life at Google, going deep, and helping other be better

Kelsey Hightower currently works as a Developer Advocate at Google and enjoys finding simple solutions to complex problems.


1:09 - Dave introduces the show and Kelsey Hightower4:08 - Kelsey and Google7:18 - The Developer Advocate Poisiton9:59 - The things on which Kelsey works12:54 - The things that "light Kelsey up"14:04 - How Kelsey got started in software16:41 - Kelsey's athleticism and the lessons learned20:12 - Kelsey's story of failure - pushing tools before the team is ready for it24:37 - The temptation to use tools and methods because you want to rather than to try to solve a problem and the virtue of swallowing one's pride26:24 - Kelsey's success story - committing to diving in on good technologies with persistence and effort and the goo