The SummerTech Podcast
Becoming a Counselor

Becoming a Counselor

October 21, 2020

Anna Henderson joins us today to talk about coffee, Rick Astley, and her experience at SummerTech as a camper and staff member.

“GNOMES!”: Group Learning and Crafting a Culture From Scratch

“GNOMES!”: Group Learning and Crafting a Culture From Scratch

October 8, 2020

Miles joins us to talk about his current job, his time as a counselor at SummerTech, and what it was like building a culture at SummerTech, MA. We get an update on Ben's odyssian PC, and Matt asks the world for a coffee sponsorship.

What Do We Wish We’d Known?

What Do We Wish We’d Known?

October 1, 2020

Today we talk about what we wish we'd known when we started programming and give some advice to people just getting started. Jake tells us about his misadventures with Action Replay, and we all discuss the plight of the game developer.

CodeCraft? Coditium? A Little History and How Not to Choose a Name.

CodeCraft? Coditium? A Little History and How Not to Choose a Name.

September 28, 2020

Today we talk about the big Microsoft acquisitions, Ben's ill-fated PC endeavor, Warcraft, and a little history about Coditum.

When’s the Right Time to Start Learning Code?

When’s the Right Time to Start Learning Code?

September 16, 2020

Can you be too young/old to learn to code? In this episode we talk about the Oracle and Nvidia news, digress about video games, and then talk about what the right age to learn code is and the skills you'll need and build.

Why Do We Teach What We Teach?

Why Do We Teach What We Teach?

September 11, 2020

Today we talk about the scratch ban, the history of code at SummerTech, and why we teach the languages we teach at camp and Coditum.

What’s Quarantine Meant For Us?

What’s Quarantine Meant For Us?

September 5, 2020

Welcome to the SummerTech podcast! In Episode 1 we talk about what we've been doing during quarantine.

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