Hacking Culture

Exploring practices and technologies that contribute to well-being

Yvette Erasmus on Building Healthy Relationships with Nonviolent Communication (NVC)

Matthew Tift talks with Yvette Erasmus about building healthy relationships at home and work with nonviolent communication (NVC)

Dori Kelner on Workplace Mindfulness Programs

Matthew Tift talks with Dori Kelner, a mindfulness teacher, yoga teacher, and a long-time member of the Drupal community about evidence-based workplace mindfulness programs

Nicole Lovald on Yoga, Meditation, Therapy, and Mental Health

Matthew Tift talks with Nicole Lovald about the differences between therapy and contemplative practices, such as yoga and meditation.

Angie Byron on Cultivating Well-Being in Tech Communities

Matthew Tift talks with Angie Byron about preventing burnout, community wellness checks, and other issues related to cultivating well-being in open-source communities, including Drupal

Stephanie Wagner on Cultivating Healthy Minds at Work

Matthew Tift talks with Stephanie Wagner about Healthy Minds Innovations, their Health Minds @Work program, and "hacking the mind."

The Imaginary Band of Drupal Rock Stars at Lullabot

Matthew Tift talks with James Sansbury and Matt Westgate about the history of Lullabot, building teams of Drupal experts, and moving away from the phrase "rock star."

Joanne Armitage on Feminist Algorave

Matthew Tift talks with Dr. Joanne Armitage about performing with ALGOBABEZ, her live coding workshops for women and non-binary people, narratives around failure, inclusion and diversity, and more

Mike Hodnick on Live Coding with TidalCycles

In this episode, Matthew Tift talks with Mike Hodnick (aka Kindohm) about live coding, TidalCycles, performing with other live coders, creating new sounds, and much more

The Blue Drop Matrix

This episode discusses DrupalCon Nashville, the movie The Matrix, and various ways to understand the Drupal community

Jen Lampton on the Backdrop Community and Forking Drupal

In this episode, Matthew Tift talks with Jen Lampton about the Backdrop project, the differences between the Drupal and Backdrop communities, helping people, organizing software communities, and more

Brian Frias on the Backdrop Project

Matthew Tift talks with Brian Frias about the Backdrop community, Backdrop in the enterprise, Drupal, WordPress, FOSS, and more

Tom Grandy on Backdrop, Drupal, and Education

Matthew Tift talks with Tom Grandy about Backdrop, Drupal, and free software in schools

The Paradox of Tolerance

When a welcoming community slams the door

What John Cage Can Teach Us About Hacking

This episode of Hacking Culture offers perspectives on what John Cage can teach us about hacking

Clayton Dewey on Drutopia

In this episode of Hacking Culture, Matthew Tift talks with Clayton Dewey about Drutopia, an initiative to revolutionize the way we build online tools

Matt Westgate and Seth Brown on Doing Good with Drupal

In this episode of Hacking Culture, Matthew Tift talks with Matt Westgate and Seth Brown about Lullabot, the Drupal community, and how people who build free software improve the world.

Stu Keroff on Asian Penguins

In this episode of Hacking Culture, Matthew Tift talks with Stu Keroff about a Linux User Group for Asian middle-school students called Asian Penguins

Holly Ross on the Drupal Association

Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Drupal Association, discusses the Drupal community, the Drupal Association, non-profits, business, tax codes, and more

Allison Randal on Participating in FLOSS Communities

Matthew Tift talks with Allison Randal about her experiences participating in multiple open source and free software communities.

Ruth Suehle

Contributing to Free Software Without Writing Code