Current podcasts (2021)

This is the current list of podcasts I actively listen to. The previous list is from 2018.

Science

Name RSS feed URL Notes
Gravity Assist https://www.nasa.gov/rss/dyn/Gravity-Assist.rss The Solar System and associated space missions. Host: Jim Green (former NASA Chief Scientist)
Den nye rumalder https://www.omnycontent.com/d/playlist/414edbb4-4b91-4960-8650-ad4000dbc027/9e67d6c9-cd1f-4667-a86d-ad4800b0bac0/349c5d9b-dbe9-4846-8faa-ad4800b0bac9/podcast.rss News and interviews related to space missions. In Danish. R4dio.
Supermassive podcast https://audioboom.com/channels/5014098.rss Astronomy, incl. what you can observe with your own eyes. AKA Never Mind the Spacerocks (at least in the RSS feed). Host: Dr. Becky, with a YouTube channel of the same name
Astronomy Cast http://www.astronomycast.com/feed/ Astronomy, all fields. Hosts: Dr. Pamela L. Gay and Fraser Cain
Geocast https://www.dontpanicgeocast.com/rss Geo physics, rocks, and some technology (measurements). Hosts: Shannon Dulin and John Leeman. Tag line: Don’t panic. It is not an exact science.

Electronics

Name RSS feed URL Notes
Embedded https://www.embedded.fm/episodes?format=RSS Embedded software and hardware in the broadest sense. Hosts: Elicia White and Chris White. Sample stellar episode: episode 395
The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast http://feeds.feedburner.com/TheAmpHour?format=xml Hosts: Mr. EEVblog (but sadly only about half the time) and Chris Gammell.

Software development

Name RSS feed URL Notes
Complete Developer Podcast https://completedeveloperpodcast.com/feed/podcast/ Covers all aspects of software development, not just the technical side, but also e.g. personality types and career advice.
Software Engineering Radio https://seradio.libsyn.com/rss Tag line: The podcast for professional software developers
The Stack Overflow Podcast https://feeds.simplecast.com/XA_851k3 The official podcast for Stack Overflow.
.NET Rocks! http://www.pwop.com/feed.aspx?show=dotnetrocks Covers mostly .NET, but also other topics.
Hanselminutes https://feeds.simplecast.com/gvtxUiIf Tag line: Fresh talk and tech for developers
CodeNewbie http://feeds.codenewbie.org/cnpodcast.xml Interviews related to how to get started as a software developer.
Command Line Heroes https://feeds.pacific-content.com/commandlineheroes History of computing, including interviews with some who were there.
CoRecursive https://corecursive.com/feed High-quality interviews with commentary. Tag line: Software Engineering Interviews
Last Week in .NET https://feeds.transistor.fm/last-week-in-net Centered on Microsoft and .NET. By a former Stack Overflow moderator. Dramatic reading of the blog of the same name.
Greater Than Code https://www.greaterthancode.com/rss Alternative views on how the software development world ought to be.

Various

Name RSS feed URL Notes
Grammar Girl https://www.qdnow.com/grammar.xml English. Tag line: Quick and dirty tips for better writing
The Indie Hackers Podcast https://feeds.transistor.fm/the-indie-hackers-podcast Freelancing. Starting own companies.
Hacker Public Radio http://hackerpublicradio.org/hpr_total_ogg_rss.php Various technology topics, incl. Forth.
Vildspor https://radio4.dk/rss/xml/vildspor.xml Nature, especially management of wildlife. In Danish. R4dio.
Vildt Naturligt https://www.dr.dk/mu/feed/vildt-naturligt.xml?format=podcast Plant and animals, mostly in Denmark. Nature. Biology. In Danish.
Security Now https://feeds.twit.tv/sn.xml The best computer security podcast there is, with real information. However, it is plagued by tv-length commercials (up to 9 minutes at a time). Often there isn’t any real information before 30 minutes in.
Det langsomme menneske https://radio4.dk/rss/xml/det_langsomme_menneske.xml Sort of philosophy. In Danish.

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