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Yahoo Developer Network

Podcast by Yahoo Developer Network

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In this episode, Gil Yehuda (Sr. Director, Open Source) interviews Mujib Wahab (Sr. Director, Software Dev Engineering)and Henry Avetisyan (Distinguished Software Dev Engineer). Mujib and Henry discuss why Verizon Media open sourced Athenz, a platform for X.509 Certificate-based Service Authentication and Authorization. They also share how others can use and contribute to Athenz. Learn more at https://www.athenz.io.

Apr 2020

15 min 10 sec

In this episode, Ashley Wolf, Open Source Program Manager, interviews Eran Shapira, Software Development Engineering Manager, Verizon Media. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Eran manages the video activation team. Eran shares about his team’s focus, which technology he’s most excited about right now, the value of presenting at meetups, and his advice for being a great team member.

Mar 2020

6 min 39 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Shaunak Mishra, Sr. Research Scientist, Verizon Media. Shaunak discusses two papers he presented at Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD) - “Understanding Consumer Journey using Attention-based Recurrent Neural Networks” and “Learning from Multi-User Activity Trails for B2B Ad Targeting”.

Mar 2020

14 min 14 sec

In this episode, Gil Yehuda, Sr. Director of Open Source, interviews Joshua Simmons, Vice President, Open Source Initiative (OSI). Joshua shares about the Open Source Initiative (OSI), a global non-profit championing software freedom in society through education, collaboration, and infrastructure. Joshua also discusses trends in the open source landscape and potential future changes.

Feb 2020

23 min 14 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Neil McGovern, Executive Director, GNOME Foundation. Neil shares how he originally became involved with open source, the industry changes he has observed, and his focus at the GNOME Foundation - a non-profit organization that furthers the goals of the GNOME Project, helping it to create a free software computing platform for the general public that is designed to be elegant, efficient, and easy to use.

Feb 2020

10 min 52 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Rachel Roumeliotis, Vice President of Content Strategy at O'Reilly Media. Rachel reflects on OSCON 2019, what to expect at OSCON 2020, where the industry is going, and how she empowers her team to be great storytellers.

Feb 2020

13 min 23 sec

In this episode, Gil Yehuda, Sr. Director of Open Source, interviews Michael Martin, Associate General Counsel and Head of Patents at Verizon Media. Mike shares why Contributor License Agreements (also known as CLAs) came to be and some of the reasons they don’t work as well as we’d hope. Fundamentally, we need to foster trust among people who don't know each other and have no reason to trust each other. Without it, we're not going to be able to build these incredibly complex things that require us to work together. Do CLAs do that? Listen and find out.

Jan 2020

22 min 26 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Tom Miller, Director of Software Development Engineering on the Data Platforms and Systems Engineering Team at Verizon Media. Tom shares how his team uses and contributes to open source. Tom also chats about empowering his team to do great work and what it’s like to live and work in Champaign, IL.

Dec 2019

11 min 54 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Eric Badger, Software Dev Engineer, about using and contributing to Hadoop at Verizon Media.

Oct 2019

7 min 29 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Kishor Patil, Sr. Principal Software Systems Engineer on the Verizon Media team. Kishor shares what’s new in Storm 2.0, an open source distributed real-time computation system, as well as, how Verizon Media uses and contributes to Storm.

Sep 2019

10 min 58 sec

In this episode, Gil Yehuda, Sr. Director of Open Source, interviews Aaron Klish, a Distinguished Architect on the Verizon Media team. Aaron shares why Elide, an open source Java library that enables you to stand up a JSON API or GraphQL web service with minimal effort, was built and how others can use and contribute to Elide. Learn more at http://elide.io/.

Jul 2019

10 min 44 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Ian Holmes, James Diss, and Varun Varma, from the Verizon Media team. Learn why they built and open sourced Panoptes, a global scale network telemetry ecosystem, and how others can use and contribute to Panoptes. Learn more at https://www.getpanoptes.io.

Jul 2019

8 min 31 sec

In this episode, Rosalie Bartlett, Sr. Open Source Community Manager, interviews Nate Speidel, a Software Engineer at Verizon Media. Nate shares why his team built and open sourced Bullet, a real-time query engine for very large data streams, and how other companies can use and contribute to Bullet. Learn more at https://bullet-db.github.io/.

Jun 2019

12 min 11 sec

In this episode, Paul Donnelly, a Principal Engineer at Verizon Media, interviews Eddie Bortnikov, Senior Director of Research, and Eshcar Hillel, Senior Research Scientist. Eddie and Eshcar share how Druid (open source data store designed for sub-second queries on real-time and historical data)inspired their team to build Oak, an open source scalable concurrent key-value map for big data analytics, and how companies can use and contribute to Oak. Learn more at https://github.com/yahoo/oak.

Apr 2019

4 min 37 sec

In this episode, Paul Donnelly, a Principal Engineer at Verizon Media, interviews Eddie Bortnikov, Senior Director of Research at Verizon Media, and Ohad Shacham, Senior Research Scientist. Eddie and Ohad share the inspiration behind Omid, an open source transaction processing platform for Big Data, and how companies can use and contribute to Omid.

Apr 2019

5 min 45 sec

In this episode, Ashley Wolf interviews Lauren Tsung, who was previously a Sr. Designer for Yahoo Mail and Anna Shainskaya, a Sr. Designer for Yahoo Mail at Verizon Media. Lauren and Anna share their journey from designing chatbots to publishing Makeskill, an open source project for rapid prototyping Alexa Skills. Connect on LinkedIn with Lauren Tsung (https://www.linkedin.com/in/laurentsung) and Anna Shainskaya (https://www.linkedin.com/in/annashine/).

Jan 2019

8 min 28 sec

In this episode, Amber Wilson interviews Frode Lundgren, Director of Engineering for Vespa at Verizon Media. Frode discusses the inspiration behind building Vespa and shares thoughts on personalized search. Connect with Frode on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/frodelu/.

Jan 2019

7 min 30 sec

In this episode, Gil Yehuda(Sr. Director of Open Source at Verizon Media)interviews Alan Carroll, PhD, Senior Software Engineer for Global Networking / Edge at Verizon Media. Alan discusses networking at Verizon Media and how user traffic and proxy happens through Apache Traffic Server. He also shares his love of model rockets. Connect with Alan on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alan-m-carroll-b128623/.

Jan 2019

9 min 55 sec

In this episode, Gil Yehuda interviews Dav Glass, Distinguished Architect of IaaS and Node.js at Verizon Media. Dav discusses how open source inspired him to start HackSI, a Hack Day for all ages, as well as robotics mentorship to build and grow the local Southern Illinois engineering community. Connect with Dav on Twitter: https://twitter.com/davglass.

Jan 2019

14 min 30 sec

In this episode, Gil Yehuda, Senior Director of Open Source at Oath, discusses building and running an Open Source Program Office and shares how other technology companies can start or improve their OSPO. Connect with Gil on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gilyehuda/.

Nov 2018

18 min 45 sec