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Working Code Podcast – Episode 153: Our Biggest Failures

Ben Nadel
Published: November 17, 2023

Inspired by a 4-part series on “Failure” produced by the Freakanomics radio podcast, we went around the table and talked about our own failures. This helps to remove the social stigma associated with failure; and, helps other people process internal conflicts of emotion. Tim talks about failing to sell websites in the early dot-com boom; Adam talks about failing to create a ColdFusion package manager; and, I talk about the years that I lost trying to wrap my head around Object Oriented Programming (OOP).

All that and more on this week’s show:

… featuring these beautiful, beautiful people:

With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

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