Metabob Blog + Podcast

From blogs and episodes with our podcast guests, to in-depth articles about the AI/ML space, your friendly neighborhood developer productivity tool is here to connect! (Updated regularly)

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March 4, 2022

How to manage a remote software development team? The impact of artificial intelligence

It’s no secret that March of 2020 threw companies big and small, into states of pure confusion. Covid-19 sent everyone home as everyone tried to figure out what was going on, how to keep safe, and maintain their daily work life amidst a sea of rising doubt.

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March 4, 2022

What are coding sprints?

Coding sprints are one of the best ways to improve software development consistently and at a good pace, without making incredibly big changes all at once. This article is going to answer some questions one may have about coding sprints, how to plan them, and their relevance.

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February 24, 2022

Compiler terminology – an introduction

Working with Compilers can come with its learning curves. To truly get acclimated and to make sure that you are translating languages accurately and with little uncertainty, we’ve compiled (pun very much intended) a list of must-know vocabulary to get you started on the right foot!

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February 8, 2022

Developer productivity tools – comparing Jellyfish and Metabob

There are dozens of developer productivity tools on the market looking to ensure productive, effective metrics for dev teams big and small. While the services from current names provide valuable insights for teams, they still lack in some key places that would truly improve teams and how they work.  

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February 2, 2022

How to measure developer productivity?

Upon doing research for this post, we were thinking of the ways friends at certain FAANG companies talk about their work. Often nonchalantly, they describe their days as mostly consisting of working 3-4 hours, checking off their work tickets and punching out 40 full-time hours.

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February 2, 2022

The future of software engineering

Coding has become the necessary currency of the new job market. From high budget campaigns with former President Barack Obama encouraging Americans to learn computer science, to Apple’s new collaboration with the Boys & Girls Club of America to launch a new coding program, computer science is being taught earlier and earlier and has now become an essential part of a well-rounded education.

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December 21, 2021

Nisha Talagala and a lifelong love for education

Nisha’s love of technology has been at the epicenter of her world for as long as she can remember. She was Co-Founder of three StartUps before Pyxed and AI Club, a frequent Forbes contributor, as well as being the owner of 73 patents. Yes, 73 patents.

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October 13, 2021

Disney-like animation with AI

Needless to say, Yuval was ecstatic that his work was featured on 2-Minute Papers! As a long time viewer of the channel, he mentioned how his work being featured was a total surprise. Yuval praised Károly Zsolnai-Fehér, creator of 2-Minute Papers, for his ability to be so nuanced when discussing complex processes to an overall generalized audience, with such ease and clarity. Once Károly reached out to Yuval asking to do an overview of his work, “the answer was an immediate yes!”

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Nov 3, 2021

Mission landing: BobHacks recap!

The Metabob team hosted its first Hackathon, BobHacks, September 25 & 26th, bringing 350 onboard assigned with the age-old task plaguing Developers: make a cool thing! I mean, it’s not quite so simplistic, but our participants did use a public application (given through Metabob’s own API), collecting information about their own/public repositories as well as results for any analyses/information about the codebase.

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October 13, 2021

Dreams to reality: from Nepal to Silicon Valley

Born during a civil war in Nepal, Sambhab Thapaliya has overcome what life has thrown at him, and done so with a smile. As a young boy, much like all of us, he would think of ways to impress friends, edging out school crush-contenders in the process. He figured, what better way to stand out than Development? At just the age of 13, Sam taught himself programming, starting with creating ERP Software systems for local businesses who gave an ambitious kid some time to chat.

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October 12, 2021

Tom Taulli and the early days of the Silicon Valley

Get to know Tom; a delightful and knowledgeable tech lover. He is a Forbes Contributor, Startup Advisor, and Author of several books regarding AI Implementation as well as robotic process automation. Starting out in the 80s as an entrepreneur and tech-writer for Forbes print (ultimately turning digital), Tom has chopped it up and got to know several of tech’s largest pioneers throughout his long standing career in the Silicon Valley.

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July 28, 2021

A cosmopolitan journey

Shilpa’s path has taken her from India to France, France to Japan, Japan to Canada and just about everywhere in between. Shilpa was Project Lead for Enterprise Datacenter, Storage NVM and Internet-of-Things Businesses, actively working on optimizing and improving chips. Her results concluded with a driving strategy that won Intel $1B revenue pipeline over 3 years.

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August 3, 2021

Avi Gopal and 100% accuracy - The Metabob podcast

Meet Avi Gopal, CTO of Metabob! Avi’s professional career in technology began in Aerospace Engineering. He then moved to the automation space, area-mapping, eventually leading to his new field of machine learning . . .

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July 28, 2021

Chasing memory spikes and leaks in Python 

After being a developer for so long - Fortran in 1979 followed by Pascal, C, Java, and settling on python in 1997 - I’m no stranger to memory leaks and spikes. I still love hunting down bugs . . .

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August 2, 2021

LDA and the method of topic modeling

Previously, we mentioned the need for Topic Modeling. One common application is an email filter. You train the model by feeding it many emails, each one labeled as “spam” or “urgent” or “work-related” or “promotion” or “social.”  . . .

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