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#53  GopherCon 2017: A Retrospective

After taking some time to recover, the gang rehashes all the greatest talks and favorite moments from this year's GopherCon. Much love to the Go community and all the souls who worked tirelessly to make this conference happen.

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#51  Infosec Research and App Security with Aaron Hnatiw Guest: Aaron Hnatiw

Aaron Hnatiw joined the show to talk about being a security researcher, teaching application security with Go, and a deep dive on how engineers and developers can get started with infosec. Plus: white hat, black hat, red team, blue team...Aaron sorts it all out for us.

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#45  SPECIAL — Ask Us Anything!

This is a special "Ask Us Anything" episode where we answered questions submitted by the community — covering everything from impostor syndrome and the future of Go, to the music we listen to to get in a groove, and barbecue (of course).

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#28  Creating a Programming Language with Thorsten Ball Guest: Thorsten Ball

Thorsten Ball joined the show to talk about creating a programming language, writing an interpreter, why he wrote the book "Writing An Interpreter in Go", how writing a language/interpreter will help you better understand other programming languages, building a computer from Nand to Tetris, and his thoughts on imposter syndrome.

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#15  The Go Standard Library with Ben Johnson Guest: Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson, creator of BoltDB, joined the show to talk about NoSQL vs. Sql databases, tradeoffs between the two, and choosing one over the other. We also talk about Ben’s Secret Lives of Data project, visualizing data structures, and go over his motivation and plans for his blog post series "Go Walkthrough" of the Go standard library.

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#6  Bill Kennedy on Mechanical Sympathy Guest: Bill Kennedy

A deep dive into the fascinating topic of mechanical sympathy with Bill Kennedy. We talk about that plus CPU caches, how object oriented programming is not oriented to be sympathetic to the hardware, and data-oriented design.

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#4  Go and Data Science with Daniel Whitenack Guest: Daniel Whitenack

In this super informative show with Daniel Whitenack we discuss Go and data science. We talk about what data science really is, tools and projects for getting started with data science using Go, and what to expect from Daniel’s talk at GopherCon this year titled “Go for Data Science”.

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#2  Go Community Discussions with Cory LaNou Guest: Cory LaNou

Cory LaNou is our guest this week. He shared what it was like to start open source development after 13 years of programming behind closed doors, and what it was like to have one of his first contributions (a bug fix) be reviewed by Dave Cheney (a very prominent Go developer).

Cory helps to organize several local meetups and shared the details of his work in the community, as well as some inspiring tips for how to get involved.

We also discussed the need for domain knowledge to understand the code you’re reading, microservices and frameworks in Go, reasoning for breaking down an application, performance, and more.

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#1  It's Go Time!

In this inaugural show Erik, Brian, and Carlisia kick things off by sharing some recent Go news that caught their attention, what to expect from this show, ways to get in touch, and more.

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