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Technical talks, tech reviews and personality interviews from people on their software development or design journey in Africa and across the globe
Jul 24, 2019
EP. 15 - 10x Developers or Not?
Who really is a 10x developer? In this episode we bring on a group of Software developers who get to analyze and share their different perspectives on the concept of a 10x developer. A myth or not?
Jun 19, 2019
EP.14 - Building a Blockchain Startup
With Blockchain ranking amongst the top tech trends lately, this episode has Tomiwa Lasebikan, a Software Engineer and Co-founder at BuyCoins Africa give insights into the untold story behind running a start up in the blockchain space, from the uncertainties to the risks, security measures, vulnerabilities and several others. BuyCoins Africa is trading service that enables users trade cryptocurrency instantly with no wait time.
Jun 5, 2019
EP.13 - Yorlang : A Programming language in local dialect
May 22, 2019
EP.12 - Marketing for Developers
For every potential billion-dollar idea, there's more to it's product build than having the right design and software architecture, as Developers understanding and utilizing the basic skills and guide to marketing plays a major role in user accumulation and retention on your product. Taslim Okunola , Product Marketing manager, Consumer apps, Sub-saharan Africa at Google gives starter insights, guides and tips for developers to grow their marketing skills on products built.
Apr 10, 2019
EP.11 - Dealing with depression at work
Lately lots of emphasis have been placed on improving one's mental health plus well-being and on this episode, we focus on dealing with depression at the workplace as individuals and tips on how to come out stronger in a healthy way.
Feb 27, 2019
EP.10 - Botpisodes
Meet Shalvah, a Software Engineer at Deimos Cloud, and the brain behind viral twitter bots; "This Vid", "Remind me Of This" and others. Previously a Software Engineer at Konga, we engage in a conversation on his bots, the technical processes involved, his work life and lots more while also answering random questions from followers on Twitter.
Feb 13, 2019
EP.9 - Leaving The African Tech Ecosystem; the right thing to do?
A delicate talk on the recent outflux of Tech talents from the African Tech ecosystem with Senior Software Engineer at About You, Neo Ighodaro, also the Founder of CreativityKills and previously Chief Technical Officer at Hotels.ng. We also get exclusive information as regards his new role at About You in Hamburg, Germany and his future plans for the African Tech community.
Jan 30, 2019
EP.8 - Welcome to 2019!
It's 2019! What other exciting way to start it than a special episode to usher in the new year and let you in on exciting activities through the podcast and the entire forLoop Africa family, for the year!
Nov 28, 2018
EP.7 - De-Cluttering and User Xperience in Design
Insightful talk with Senior product designer at Salesforce Heroku, Lenora Porter on Declustering bad designs and improving User xperience in designs while giving take-home tips to product designers and developers looking to grow and improve in their career field.
Oct 31, 2018
EP.6 - Fighting Imposter Syndrome and BurnOuts
Imposter syndrome and BurnOut feelings tend to lead to a lot more complicated scenarios with very few people knowing how to tackle either or bounce out back out of them. This episode gives tips and insights on how to tackle the feeling of being an imposter or getting burnt-out with work.
Oct 14, 2018
EP.5 - My Experience leading software engineering teams
Software Engineer and Engineering lead at Brainspace Ventures Group, Omolara Adejuwon, who also led and was among the founding engineering team at Gokada , shares her experience and learnings leading engineering teams; the good, the bad and the ugly.
Sep 16, 2018
EP.4 - Machine learning in it's minified glory
Machine learning enthusiast and Software Engineer at ExpressPay Ghana, Ore Ogundipe, who also heads forLoop cities throws more light on machine learning; getting started, concepts, libraries etc while answering some FAQ's about machine learning (M.L).
Aug 25, 2018
EP.3 - Code Refactoring
Software developer at Andela, Ikechi Micheal, takes us through the concept and steps of code refactoring while throwing more light and answers to frequently asked questions on refactoring code.
Aug 13, 2018
EP.2 - Landing your first job as an entry level developer
Just started learning to code and looking to get your first job as a full time developer or intern? This episode gives interesting tips and insights to help secure a job or gig as an entry level developer.
Aug 7, 2018
EP.1 - Life as a Nigerian techie living in the Nigerian environment
Our first episode throws some light on the daily challenges Nigerian software developers, designers, project managers, quality assurance analyst etc face while practicing their skills in the Nigerian environment.