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Thu 09 January 2020

Guest Hosting Python Bytes #162

Posted by Aly Sivji in Thoughts   

Podcasts allowed me to immerse myself in the tech industry during the earlly stages of my career change.

Talk Python, PythonBytes, Test & Code, Podcast.__init__, Software Engineering Radio, and the Atwood-Spolsky era Stack Overflow Podcast were instrumental in leveling up my skills and helping me get my first job.

In mid-December 2019, I had dinner with Brian Okken of Test & Code and PythonBytes fame. Brian was in Chicago teaching a class and we met up to discuss life, Python, and our experience building strong online and offline communities.

Brian reached out a couple of weeks later and asked if I would be interested in guest hosting an episode of PythonBytes. I was more than happy to help a fellow Pythonista that has taught me so much!

Check out Episode #162: Retrofitting async and await into Django.

What a great way to start 2020!

BONUS: Pic of me and Brian at dinner