Categories
Interesting Conversations with Mislav Jurić

Interesting Conversations with Mislav Jurić #3 – Interview with Daniel J. Barrett

In this podcast episode, I have a conversation with Daniel J. Barrett. Daniel is currently working at Google, but he has previously worked in two startups and holds a PhD. We talk about his career path and the differences between industry, academia and startups.

Hope you enjoy!

Find it here:

Things mentioned in this podcast episode:

Timestamps:

  • 00:00 – 07:05 – Introduction
  • 07:05 – 12:54 – Why should someone go for a PhD?
  • 12:54 – 17:03 – What math topics are most useful for computer science?
  • 17:03 – 23:45 – What’s a typical day for a startup?
  • 23:45 – 28:59 – Startups vs academia – similarities and differences
  • 28:59 – 35:02 – Academia vs startups vs industry – which one has the biggest impact?
  • 35:02 – 38:07 – Academia vs startups vs industry – main features of each one
  • 38:07 – 41:20 – Can writing and music help with software engineering?
  • 41:20 – 44:55 – Parting thoughts
NewsletterUpdates on interesting things I am doing

Subscribe to my newsletter to keep abreast of the interesting things I'm doing. I will send you the newsletter only when there is something interesting. This means 0% spam, 100% interesting content.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.