Thursday, October 24, 2019

Episode 95: WebRTC with Sean DuBois


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WebRTC with Sean DuBois

  • Making changes to a language itself
  • How do people connect using WebRTC?
  • What is WebRTC?
  • What are options for using WebRTC in your app?
  • NAT traversal
  • WebRTC security and identification
  • The challenges of WebRTC
  • Dealing with latency and packet loss
  • Sending data reliably
  • How did Sean get into WebRTC?
  • Tips for getting a job in coding
  • How to contribute to Pion
Pion project: https://github.com/pion/webrtc
Pion Twitter: https://twitter.com/_pion/



Monday, October 7, 2019

Episode 94: Search at Etsy


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Search at Etsy

  • What happens when someone enters a search query?
  • User Intent
  • Indexing
  • Embedding
  • Running experiments and A/B testing, Long-Term Value (LTV)
  • Ranking
  • Reasoning & acting on ML results
  • Building ML models
  • Handling people's sense of style
  • Size of team, archetype of an Etsy ranking engineer
  • Handling winner-take-all market conditions
  • Open Source @ Etsy
  • Hiring & roles available
  • Interview process
  • Intern opportunities
Etsy's Engineering Blog: https://codeascraft.com/
Liangjie Hong: https://twitter.com/hongliangjie