Episodes

19: I Don't Own Stuff Exactly with Steve Klabnik

Henning and Kahlil have an interesting and amusing conversation with Steve Klabnik about his origins as a programmer and how he got involved in Ruby, JSON API and Rust.

Highlights

  • [00:01:30] Henning welcomes Steve Klabnik to the show
  • [00:04:30] Learning C at age 12-ish
  • [00:13:03] Dropped out of college and joined a startup
  • [00:41:50] Taking over the Hackety Hack project
  • [00:47:50] First conference talk
  • [00:50:10] Teaching Ruby at Jumpstart Labs
  • [01:04:01] Starting at Mozilla and working on Rust
  • [01:12:05] arewewebyet.com
  • [01:13:00] The story of JSON API
  • [01:22:35] Hold on! How does that Mozilla gig work?
  • [01:26:40] The Servo Parallel Browser Project
  • [01:29:47] Why Rubyists should use Rust
  • [01:36:45] Picks
  • [01:57:00] I will be unlocking my Twitter in the near future