Perspectives in Tech with Don Jones

Perspectives in Tech with Don Jones

Perspectives in Tech: Ever want a briefing on technology or career topics from industry experts? Bestselling tech author and speaker Don Jones opens his Contacts app to you: submit topics at donjones.com/podcast, and find yourself on the phone with the perfect expert to discuss that topic with you. Published irregularly based on audience demand.... Show More

Episodes

February 16, 2021
In this episode, Josh and I get a little introspective, and talk about our podcasting rigs. Whether you’re interested in starting a podcast, live streaming on Twitch, or just sounding better in Zoom or Teams, this is worth a listen.
Share
Mark as Played
Here’s a tough topic: we’re all aware of the ageism in tech, but what if you are an older person who needs to change jobs and upgrade your career? Josh and I try to offer some thoughts for our guest.
Share
Mark as Played
Let’s take a slight diversion for the holiday season and do a mashup of career and hobby! I’m joined by Thomas Henson (@henson_tm), and we’re talking about making the jump from being a tech writer to a fiction writer. And, if you’re looking at becoming a tech writer, there’s some useful bonus advice there, too!
Share
Mark as Played
Josh (@joshduffney) and I are joined by Taylor Journey, who wonders what technology should be next on his “focus list” to help move his career forward. Don’t forget, YOU control the contents of this show! Visit DonJones.com/podcast to suggest new topics for us to cover.
Share
Mark as Played
Changing tech stacks can be expensive, painful, and frustrating—especially when a re-architecture isn’t in the cards. So what do you do? How do you think about it? Join us for some fresh perspectives.
Share
Mark as Played
Is there really a difference between “coding,” “scripting,” and “programming?” My new co-host, @joshduffney, joins me to figure it out.
Share
Mark as Played
Christopher and I speak with @MrThomasRayner about career switches. Not a wholesale switch to lumber or something, but rather a tweak: maybe becoming a software dev, or something like that. We discuss the things you’ve got to keep in mind, and the important fact that absolutely no tech careers are immune to “constant change and […]
Share
Mark as Played
I’m joined by Michael Bender (@MichaelBender) as we take a question from the audience: Is it better to be an IT generalist or a specialist? What if you’ve started specializing to your specific job? If you want to be more general, how do you do it? Don’t forget to submit your own topics so we […]
Share
Mark as Played
This episode, I’m joined by Doug Finke (@dfinke) to discuss book publishing options. We get pretty deep into the finances, the logistics, and the pros and cons of going it on your own or working with a traditional publisher. Don’t forget to suggest your topic for a future episode at DonJones.com/podcast.
Share
Mark as Played
Join me and @joshduffney as Josh tells me how he used “Be the Master” to slide into the driver’s seat of life, point his career in a healthy new direction, and decide what he wanted out of life.
Share
Mark as Played

Chat About Perspectives in Tech with Don Jones

Advertise With Us

Popular Podcasts

True Crime Podcast Trailers
The Breakfast Club
The Breakfast Club
The World's Most Dangerous Morning Show, The Breakfast Club, With DJ Envy, Angela Yee And Charlamagne Tha God!
Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald
Fake Doctors, Real Friends with Zach and Donald
You know what's long, tedious and boring? Surgery. You know what isn't? This new podcast! Join Scrubs co-stars and real-life best friends Zach Braff and Donald Faison for a weekly comedy podcast where they relive the hit TV show, one episode at a time. Each week, these BFFs will discuss an episode of Scrubs, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and reminiscing on some of their favorite memories from filming. They’ll also connect with Scrubs super fans and feature beloved show cast members for exclusive interviews.

For You

    Music, radio and podcasts, all free. Listen online or download the iHeartRadio App.

    Connect

    © 2021 iHeartMedia, Inc.