Request For Decade Of Funding For Stewardship Program, Restaurant To Train And Employ Military Veterans, The Coders That Have Changed Our World

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The brakes in your car, your email account, and the social media you use are all powered by software created by coders. We find out how the coding world works and learn about people behind the work that influences so much of the world around us. We also talk about the push to fund the Knowles-Nelson Stewardship Program for another decade. Then, we hear from a local chef about his new pay-what-you-can project.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Joel Kitchens Guest
  • Dave Heide Guest
  • Clive Thompson Guest

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