The WorkNotWork Show

The show about people who have turned their passion into their profession.

About the show

Have you ever met someone who seemed to have the dream job? Ever wonder how they managed to get it? Has it turned out the way they had planned? The WorkNotWork Show tracks down people with interesting jobs which in many cases started with a lifelong passion for the subject which they have managed to make into their career. Each episode, we talk to one person who is 'living the dream'.

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Episodes

  • Dave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf (Part 2)

    September 13th, 2016  |  35 mins 42 secs
    agile software development with rails, andy hunt, c#, dallas texas, dave thomas, elixir, imperial college, interview, java, pragmatic bookshelf, programming ruby, southern methodist university, unit testing, us citizenship, version control

    A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. Part one of a three part, in-depth interview.

  • Dave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf (Part 1)

    September 1st, 2016  |  42 mins 30 secs
    agile software development with rails, andy hunt, c#, dallas, dave thomas, elixir, greg pugh, imperial college, interview, java, pragmatic bookshelf, programming ruby, southern methodist university, texas, unit testing, us citizenship, version control

    A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. Part one of a three part, in-depth interview.

  • PREVIEW: Dave Thomas, Publisher Emeritus, The Pragmatic Bookshelf

    August 30th, 2016  |  5 mins 34 secs
    agile, andy hunt, c#, dallas, dave thomas, development, elixir, imperial college, interview, java, pragmatic bookshelf, programming, rails, ruby, software, southern methodist university, texas, unit testing, us citizenship, version control

    A software icon reflects on his career to date and what's next. A brief preview of the three part, in-depth interview.

  • Michael C. Smith, Olympic Decathlete

    August 16th, 2016  |  1 hr 44 secs
    100 metres, 110 metres, 1500 metres, 400 metres, athletics, atlanta, barcelona, careers, decathlon, discus, georgia, high jump, hurdles, interview, javelin, long jump, olympic, pole vault, rewarding, seoul, shot put, south korea, spain, track and field

    Competing to be the world's greatest athlete.

  • PREVIEW: Michael C. Smith, Olympic Decathlete

    August 3rd, 2016  |  3 mins 40 secs
    100 metres, 110 metres, 1500 metres, 400 metres, athletics, atlanta, barcelona, careers, decathlon, discus, georgia, high jump, hurdles, interview, javelin, long jump, olympic, pole vault, preview, rewarding, seoul, shot put, south korea, spain, track and field

    Competing to be the world's greatest athlete.

  • Mark Langille: Drone Pilot

    July 11th, 2016  |  49 mins 52 secs
    careers, drones, halifax, interview, multicopter, nova scotia, photography, quadcopter, rewarding, uas, uav, unmanned systems, videography

    Flying drones for a living.