Co-Host of The Engineer of What?
Rick Warden is a Water/Wastewater/Environmental Engineer working in the Chesapeake Bay area. He mainly works with local governments and upgrading/creating infrastructure as well as private entities for environmental clean up/regulations. His specialty is ArcGIS applications for visualization of data and asset management for local governments. Other interests include cryptocurrency, drones, and everything google.
Rick Warden has hosted 30 Episodes.
Episode 14: Recap
Episode | July 16th, 2018 | 41 mins 34 secs
apple, beer, clues, elon, esri, food, games, hardware, macbook pro, microsoft, musk, new york, puzzles, recap, surface go, surface pro, tech, tesla, travel
This week, Nathan and Ricky discuss all of the shenanigans that occurred during Ricky's visit to New York. Listen in as we talk good food, great beer, as well as all of the new developments in tech for this week.
Episode 13: Level 2
Episode | July 2nd, 2018 | 45 mins 41 secs
azure, clients, esri, issues, it, level 2, location, microsoft, release, sharepoint, story boarding, support, updates
Client issues are a real thing in the software word and probably anywhere were you deliver a final product. How do Nathan and Ricky handle these "Level 2" issues? Is there another staff that handles them first or are we working right on the front lines. Join us as we discuss this and so much more with this weeks tips, tricks, and updates.
Episode 12: Open Source
Episode | June 18th, 2018 | 42 mins 37 secs
esri, mapbox, open source, security, traveling
Ricky's co-worker thinks just because code is open source, it's what?! Listen Nathan just go off on a rant talking about why open source is amazing and they way things are going.
Episode 11: Quick! How do I go "cloud"?
Episode | June 4th, 2018 | 50 mins 42 secs
ai, azure, blob storage, cloud, coding, cosmosdb, esri, functions, machine learning, serverless, vision
Get ready for a packed episode as Ricky has a challenge at work. He needs to deal with tons of data in relation to points on a map. How does he store this data? How do we process it? Can we use AI? How does it link to ESRI? Listen as he tells Nathan the challenge and together they come up with a possible solution.
Episode 10: Goat Poop
Episode | May 21st, 2018 | 45 mins 21 secs
agile, development, engineering, goats, ibm, open source, software, water, z/os
We hit double digits with Episode #10! Be ready for some fun stuff and even a guest! We don't want to give too much away, so start listening!
Episode 9: What's even going on
Episode | May 7th, 2018 | 44 mins 38 secs
assistants, beer, burgers, busy, calendars, conferences, ftp, ide, lists, planning
Ever have those weeks where you can't remember what you did an hour ago? Listen to Nathan and Ricky talk about how they handle this level of being busy. You also don't want to miss hearing about the best burger ever and Ricky making Nathan cringe over how he update websites.
Episode 8: Locked Out!
Episode | April 23rd, 2018 | 52 mins 13 secs
beer, desk, locked out, stickers, swag, water tower, windows
Nathan gets locked of his machine for a few days. Ricky gets to stand around and watch a team fix a $250,000 mistake and gets a sweet package in the mail? What else exciting has happened this week?
Episode 7: Ricky goes into IT
Episode | April 9th, 2018 | 55 mins 3 secs
acugis, appium, ar, beer, geonode, geoserver, gis, hosting, it, ui testing
Join us this week are we cover a whole bunch of topics. We go over GIS hosting, UI Testing, beer, user group meetings, and new app ideas! We also cover Ricky "moving into IT" for a new project he's working on.
Episode 6: Watered Down Water
Episode | March 26th, 2018 | 48 mins 40 secs
android, big news, break, mead, philly, st patricks day
After a small break, we are back! Big things happening in both our lives in and out of state. Listen to as we discuss what we have missed and hear about a philly thing that is "watered down water".
Episode 5: Going to the Dark Side
Episode | February 26th, 2018 | 49 mins 51 secs
android, beer, busy, chromebook, ios, work
Not only has this week been a busy week, but Nathan decided it was time for a change. Listen to Rick ask him what he thoughts are as he makes this switch and talk about the technology behind it.
Episode 4: All things Water
Episode | February 12th, 2018 | 49 mins 51 secs
documentary, football, texas, travel, water
This week Nathan is on the road instead of in New York. Find out how he got there and why he's there. Also hear our take on the Eagles vs. Patriots game and listen to Ricky walk us through the life-cycle of water past your kitchen sink.
Episode 3: "Pro"ductivity Tips
Episode | January 29th, 2018 | 47 mins 11 secs
devops, esri, evernote, hacks, onenote, productivity, tips, work smart
As an engineer you have a lot to do. Someones more than the hours in a day. We have the mindset to work smarter not harder, but what tools do you use to accomplish this? Join us as we talk about productivity tips that help us save time.
Episode 2: We love Vendors
Episode | January 15th, 2018 | 40 mins 26 secs
reseller, struggles, suppliers, swag, vendors
Vendors. Do you hate them? Love them? Either way, we all probably work with them on a weekly basis and it only gets easier if you know how to work with them. Listen to our struggles with vendors and how we still make the job happen even if things go south.
Episode 1: Standards
Episode | January 1st, 2018 | 42 mins 56 secs
crypto currency, engineer, material design, standards
In this first episode we talk about why we started this podcast and engineering standards. Are they followed? Do they exist? Should they exist?