The Ultimate Guide: 19 Fascinating Podcasts For Programmers

Series: favorites July 09, 2017

Programming is exploding. Computer-science programs are graduating infinitely more students to fill infinitely more jobs. For some of us though, it's more than work. Programming is a passion, and we're always looking for good ways to keep abreast of the latest techniques and technologies. There's a podcast for that. There's a podcast for you. In fact, here are 19 amazing podcasts for Javascript programmers, Python programmers, web and mobile developers, and anyone who loves to code.

    1. Creative Mornings:

    breakfast lecture series for the creative community

    2. Data Skeptic:

    A detailed, yet extremely approachable podcast about data science, artificial intelligence, and machine-learning.

    3. Flash Forward:

    "A podcast in which we try to really overthink what the future has in store for us. Every episode will tackle one potential future scenario... and try to work out how that future would really go down."

    4. Freakonomics:

    "Each week, hear surprising conversations that explore the riddles of everyday life and the weird wrinkles of human nature—from cheating and crime to parenting and sports."

    TIP: The best way to enjoy great podcasts is to use great headphones.

    5. Growth Byte:

    Tiny, useful growth-hacking tips, tricks, and stories.

    6. HBR Ideacast:

    "A weekly podcast featuring the leading thinkers in business and management from Harvard Business Review."

    7. Hidden Brain:

    "Exploring the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior"

    8. How I Built This:

    NPR's Guy Raz interviews highly-successful entrepreneurs in every industry about how and why they succeeded.

    9. Planet Money:

    In-depth stories that make economic issues interesting.

    10. Reply-all:

    Exploring the internet, one in-depth story at a time.

    11. Startup:

    "A series about what it's really like to start a business."

    12. Seth Godin’s Startup School:

    A short series on business from serial entrepreneur (and blogger) Seth Godin.

    13. Seth Godin’s Startup School:

    A short series on business from serial entrepreneur (and blogger) Seth Godin.

    14. TED Radio Hour:

    "A journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds."

    15. The Growth Show:

    "Each week, we speak with someone who has achieved remarkable growth and unpack how they did it. "

    16. The Tim Ferriss Show:

    "In this show, best-selling Author and lifehacker Tim Ferriss deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas, digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use."

    17. This Week In Startups:

    "Jason Calacanis and a rotating group of guest experts bring you this weekly take on the best, worst, most outrageous and interesting stories from the world of Web companies"

    18. This Week In Tech:

    "Start your week with the latest in tech news. Join Leo Laporte, Patrick Norton, Kevin Rose, John C. Dvorak, and other tech luminaries in a roundtable discussion of the latest trends in digital technology. The marquee show of the TWiT network, tune in on demand."

    19. Ycombinator Startup School:

    "Weekly stories and practical advice from founders and investors"
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