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Chaos Wizard and Pingu - Tools for causing chaos and checking our site works

This episode we look at a couple of the tools that help us check that Skyscanner is working and is available for our travellers. If you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com or sign up for more learning from us 34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist

25 MIN2017 SEP 20
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Chaos Wizard and Pingu - Tools for causing chaos and checking our site works

S2E4 - Skyscanner and Google chat about Open YOLO

In this episode we talk to Iain McGinniss from Google’s Identity Platform Team about Open YOLO and streamlining the user authentication experience. To find out more about Open YOLO or to join the whitelist, contact Iain at iainmcgin@google.com. If you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com or sign up for more learning from us 34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist Music License: The music used throughout the podcast is “Bit Quest” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) And is licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

24 MIN2017 JUL 18
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S2E4 - Skyscanner and Google chat about Open YOLO

S2E3 Security

This episode we talk to Stu and Oskar from our Security team about the work they do and trends they have seen recently in internet economy companies like Skyscanner. Topics include the OWASP Top 10 and some unusual Internet of Things hacks If you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com

37 MIN2017 APR 7
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S2E3 Security

S2 E2 - Micro Services

In this episode of the podcast we speak to member of the Micro Services Shell squad. We chat about the tools they build which allow Skyscanner to build new features quickly and safely at scale. What were the challenges? What have been the benefits? Listen to find out! As ever, please let us know what you think and how we could make this better. What type of topics would you like to hear? We’d love to hear your views, either by commenting below or tweeting us at CodeVoyagers. And if you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com

37 MIN2017 MAR 13
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S2 E2 - Micro Services

S2 E1 - Side projects

Yes, the Code Voyagers podcast is back for Season 2! In Episode 1 we chat about the projects that some of us undertake outside our working hours, and how these do (or do not) make us better people in the office. Robbie's building a computer game using Unity3D, while Milan contributes to a variety of projects including the React javascript framework. Send us your feedback to codevoyagers on twitter or even suggest topics for future podcasts. Take a look at our jobs http://34.gs/skyscannerjobs and fast track your application by email us codevoyagers(at)skyscanner.net or sign up for more learning from us http://34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist Music License: The music used throughout the podcast is “Bit Quest” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) And is licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

34 MIN2017 JAN 24
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S2 E1 - Side projects

Episode 7: Bots!

Episode 7 - Bots! This episode we talk about bots. Skyscanner recently released our Facebook Messenger bot and we talk about how we did this and what the future of bots may be. For more information on the the bot, check this article: https://www.skyscanner.net/news/tools/skyscanner-facebook-messenger-bot/ For more information on Facebooks bots in general check here: https://messengerplatform.fb.com And to try out the bot for yourself go to: http://m.me/Skyscanner We also talked about our Alexa integration which you can read more about here: https://www.skyscanner.net/blogs/alexa-find-me-flight-through-skyscanner As alway, we would love to hear your feedback so why not tweet us at Codevoyagers Take a look at our jobs http://34.gs/skyscannerjobs and fast track your application by email us codevoyagers(at)skyscanner.net or sign up for more learning from us http://34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist

32 MIN2016 JUN 22
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Episode 7: Bots!

Episode 6: Internationalisation & Localisation

In this episode, we discuss internationalisation, localisation and translation at Skyscanner: what it means to us, the challenges we face, and the things we're trying to achieve. Here are some links to related articles about some of the topics we discussed: L10N is a numeronym for localisation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numeronym A tigon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigon) is the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion, not to be confused with a liger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liger) which is the offspring of a female tiger and a male lion! The Unicode Common Locale Data Repository can be found at http://cldr.unicode.org/ We discussed our internal 'Culture Service', which was recently upgraded in a powerful way: http://codevoyagers.com/2016/03/15/set-in-stone-and-cached-in-steel/ Here’s a BBC article on aphantasia, a life without mental images: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34039054 Take a look at our jobs http://34.gs/skyscannerjobs and fast track your application...

30 MIN2016 MAY 12
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Episode 6: Internationalisation & Localisation

A chat about Theory of Constraints with Clarke Ching

This episode of the Code Voyagers podcast has our first non-Skyscanner guest! Clarke Ching joins us to discuss Theory of Constraints and the benefits of using these techniques at a software company like Skyscanner Shownotes: Clarkes book “Rolling Rocks Downhill” is available here at Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rolling-Rocks-Downhill-Software-Projects/dp/1505446511/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1461934496&sr=8-1&keywords=rolling+rocks+downhill Suzanne attended Global Scrum Gathering in Orlando. Check back here for videos of the talks: https://www.scrumalliance.org/courses-events/events/global-gatherings/2016/orlando-2016 As well as Clarkes book, the “go to” book on Theory of Constraints is The Goal by Eli Goldratt, available here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Goal-Process-Ongoing-Improvement/dp/0566086654/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1461934650&sr=1-1&keywords=the+goal Or if you prefer, there’s the movie! The trailer is remarkable https://www.toc-goldratt.com/en/product/th...

44 MIN2016 APR 29
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A chat about Theory of Constraints with Clarke Ching

Episode 4 - A graduates journey

Episode 4 - A graduates journey In this episode we have a conversation with Enrique and Nicolas two of our newest developers who joined Skyscanner as part of our graduate recruitment program. We discuss what it was like moving from university to working at a company like Skyscanner, the change of culture and how they keep their skills sharp. As always, we want feedback! Please let us know what you think and how we could make this better. What type of topics would you like to hear? We’d love to hear your views, either by commenting below or tweeting us @CodeVoyagers Show notes Our bookclub is currently reading Exponential Organisations which is available on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Exponential-Organizations-organizations-better-cheaper-ebook/dp/B00OO8ZGC6 If you are looking to join Skyscanner then take a look at our jobs page here: http://www.skyscanner.net/jobs/ Or take a look at some startups that are hiring at Angel list: https://angel.co This episode was recorded in ...

43 MIN2016 APR 15
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Episode 4 - A graduates journey

Episode 3 - Team Inceptions

In this episode we chat about Team Inceptions and how they can be used in both new and existing teams to improve the way people work together. We want feedback! Please let us know what you think and how we could make this better. What type of topics would you like to hear? We’d love to hear your views, either by commenting below or tweeting us @CodeVoyagers Show notes In this episode, we concentrate on Team Inceptions, how they work and some tips for getting the most out of the sessions. A good place to learn more about this agile format is on AgileCoffee: http://agilecoffee.com/using-an-inception-to-kick-off-a-project/. We talked about a few exercises you can use during the session: Constellations - moving closer to or farther from the center of the room, in relation to how true a set of statements are for them. http://www.coachingagileteams.com/2009/08/30/agile/agile-team-start-up/attachment/constellation-exercise/ Paired Introductions/Sharing - pairing up with someone you don’t...

36 MIN2016 APR 1
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Episode 3 - Team Inceptions

Latest Episodes

Chaos Wizard and Pingu - Tools for causing chaos and checking our site works

This episode we look at a couple of the tools that help us check that Skyscanner is working and is available for our travellers. If you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com or sign up for more learning from us 34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist

25 MIN2017 SEP 20
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Chaos Wizard and Pingu - Tools for causing chaos and checking our site works

S2E4 - Skyscanner and Google chat about Open YOLO

In this episode we talk to Iain McGinniss from Google’s Identity Platform Team about Open YOLO and streamlining the user authentication experience. To find out more about Open YOLO or to join the whitelist, contact Iain at iainmcgin@google.com. If you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com or sign up for more learning from us 34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist Music License: The music used throughout the podcast is “Bit Quest” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) And is licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

24 MIN2017 JUL 18
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S2E4 - Skyscanner and Google chat about Open YOLO

S2E3 Security

This episode we talk to Stu and Oskar from our Security team about the work they do and trends they have seen recently in internet economy companies like Skyscanner. Topics include the OWASP Top 10 and some unusual Internet of Things hacks If you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com

37 MIN2017 APR 7
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S2E3 Security

S2 E2 - Micro Services

In this episode of the podcast we speak to member of the Micro Services Shell squad. We chat about the tools they build which allow Skyscanner to build new features quickly and safely at scale. What were the challenges? What have been the benefits? Listen to find out! As ever, please let us know what you think and how we could make this better. What type of topics would you like to hear? We’d love to hear your views, either by commenting below or tweeting us at CodeVoyagers. And if you like what you hear, why not apply to join the team. You can see our current open positions at www.skyscanner.com/jobs and can fast track your application by applying via email to codevoyagers@skyscanner.com

37 MIN2017 MAR 13
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S2 E2 - Micro Services

S2 E1 - Side projects

Yes, the Code Voyagers podcast is back for Season 2! In Episode 1 we chat about the projects that some of us undertake outside our working hours, and how these do (or do not) make us better people in the office. Robbie's building a computer game using Unity3D, while Milan contributes to a variety of projects including the React javascript framework. Send us your feedback to codevoyagers on twitter or even suggest topics for future podcasts. Take a look at our jobs http://34.gs/skyscannerjobs and fast track your application by email us codevoyagers(at)skyscanner.net or sign up for more learning from us http://34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist Music License: The music used throughout the podcast is “Bit Quest” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) And is licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0

34 MIN2017 JAN 24
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S2 E1 - Side projects

Episode 7: Bots!

Episode 7 - Bots! This episode we talk about bots. Skyscanner recently released our Facebook Messenger bot and we talk about how we did this and what the future of bots may be. For more information on the the bot, check this article: https://www.skyscanner.net/news/tools/skyscanner-facebook-messenger-bot/ For more information on Facebooks bots in general check here: https://messengerplatform.fb.com And to try out the bot for yourself go to: http://m.me/Skyscanner We also talked about our Alexa integration which you can read more about here: https://www.skyscanner.net/blogs/alexa-find-me-flight-through-skyscanner As alway, we would love to hear your feedback so why not tweet us at Codevoyagers Take a look at our jobs http://34.gs/skyscannerjobs and fast track your application by email us codevoyagers(at)skyscanner.net or sign up for more learning from us http://34.gs/codevoyagersmailinglist

32 MIN2016 JUN 22
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Episode 7: Bots!

Episode 6: Internationalisation & Localisation

In this episode, we discuss internationalisation, localisation and translation at Skyscanner: what it means to us, the challenges we face, and the things we're trying to achieve. Here are some links to related articles about some of the topics we discussed: L10N is a numeronym for localisation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numeronym A tigon (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigon) is the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion, not to be confused with a liger (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liger) which is the offspring of a female tiger and a male lion! The Unicode Common Locale Data Repository can be found at http://cldr.unicode.org/ We discussed our internal 'Culture Service', which was recently upgraded in a powerful way: http://codevoyagers.com/2016/03/15/set-in-stone-and-cached-in-steel/ Here’s a BBC article on aphantasia, a life without mental images: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34039054 Take a look at our jobs http://34.gs/skyscannerjobs and fast track your application...

30 MIN2016 MAY 12
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Episode 6: Internationalisation & Localisation

A chat about Theory of Constraints with Clarke Ching

This episode of the Code Voyagers podcast has our first non-Skyscanner guest! Clarke Ching joins us to discuss Theory of Constraints and the benefits of using these techniques at a software company like Skyscanner Shownotes: Clarkes book “Rolling Rocks Downhill” is available here at Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Rolling-Rocks-Downhill-Software-Projects/dp/1505446511/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1461934496&sr=8-1&keywords=rolling+rocks+downhill Suzanne attended Global Scrum Gathering in Orlando. Check back here for videos of the talks: https://www.scrumalliance.org/courses-events/events/global-gatherings/2016/orlando-2016 As well as Clarkes book, the “go to” book on Theory of Constraints is The Goal by Eli Goldratt, available here on Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Goal-Process-Ongoing-Improvement/dp/0566086654/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1461934650&sr=1-1&keywords=the+goal Or if you prefer, there’s the movie! The trailer is remarkable https://www.toc-goldratt.com/en/product/th...

44 MIN2016 APR 29
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A chat about Theory of Constraints with Clarke Ching

Episode 4 - A graduates journey

Episode 4 - A graduates journey In this episode we have a conversation with Enrique and Nicolas two of our newest developers who joined Skyscanner as part of our graduate recruitment program. We discuss what it was like moving from university to working at a company like Skyscanner, the change of culture and how they keep their skills sharp. As always, we want feedback! Please let us know what you think and how we could make this better. What type of topics would you like to hear? We’d love to hear your views, either by commenting below or tweeting us @CodeVoyagers Show notes Our bookclub is currently reading Exponential Organisations which is available on Amazon here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Exponential-Organizations-organizations-better-cheaper-ebook/dp/B00OO8ZGC6 If you are looking to join Skyscanner then take a look at our jobs page here: http://www.skyscanner.net/jobs/ Or take a look at some startups that are hiring at Angel list: https://angel.co This episode was recorded in ...

43 MIN2016 APR 15
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Episode 4 - A graduates journey

Episode 3 - Team Inceptions

In this episode we chat about Team Inceptions and how they can be used in both new and existing teams to improve the way people work together. We want feedback! Please let us know what you think and how we could make this better. What type of topics would you like to hear? We’d love to hear your views, either by commenting below or tweeting us @CodeVoyagers Show notes In this episode, we concentrate on Team Inceptions, how they work and some tips for getting the most out of the sessions. A good place to learn more about this agile format is on AgileCoffee: http://agilecoffee.com/using-an-inception-to-kick-off-a-project/. We talked about a few exercises you can use during the session: Constellations - moving closer to or farther from the center of the room, in relation to how true a set of statements are for them. http://www.coachingagileteams.com/2009/08/30/agile/agile-team-start-up/attachment/constellation-exercise/ Paired Introductions/Sharing - pairing up with someone you don’t...

36 MIN2016 APR 1
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Episode 3 - Team Inceptions
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