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Jul 27, 2023

Today I'm joined by Shawn Wang, AKA Swyx. I first interviewed Shawn in 2019. Back then, Shawn had quit his $350k a year finance job and taught himself to code using freeCodeCamp. He was working as a full stack engineer. It's a wild interview that you should go back and listen to... after of course you finish...

Jul 21, 2023

Today I'm interviewing a long-time friend and role model of mine, Megan Kaczanowski. We met up in Brooklyn to talk about her journey into information security.

She studied economics at University of Michigan before working in finance in New York City. But her ambitions lead her into cyber security – first as a threat...

Jul 14, 2023

today I'm joined by Brian Douglas. He's a software engineer who's worked at tech companies like GitHub and Netlify. And now he's an entrepreur runs his own startup –

Brian grew up in a small town in Florida, and his family was the only black family in town. He worked hard in school and earned a full...

Jul 13, 2023

Today I'm joined by Sarah Shook is a software engineer who started out as a recruiter, then started learning system administration on the job at a school.

She didn't finish university. She learned to code on the job, from studying freeCodeCamp, and from attending a short bootcamp that she won free admission to. And she...

Jul 12, 2023

Welcome back to the freeCodeCamp Podcast.

I'm Quincy Larson, teacher and founder of And I'm bringing you insight from developers, entrepreneurs, and ambitious people getting into tech.

It's been 4 years since we published a podcast episode. It's good to be back.

This is the first of three interviews...