Friday Afternoon Deploy:  A Developer Podcast

Pull Request: Elissa Shevinsky and Brett Thomas from Faster Than Light Talk Static Analysis with Python

Pull Requests are our guest interview format, and for our first ever we've got Elissa Shevinsky (formerly of Geekcorps, Everyday Health, and Brave) and Brett Thomas (formerly of PGP, Vindicia) who are co-founders of Faster Than Light chatting with us about static analysis and devops.

July 12, 2019, 2 p.m. 67 minutes Download (MP3)

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Pull Requests are our guest interview format, and for our first ever we've got Elissa Shevinsky and Brett Thomas currently steering the ship at Faster Than Light chatting with us about static analysis and devops.

About our Guests
Elissa Shevinsky CEO and co-founder at Faster Than Light. She helped launch Geekcorps (acquired), Everyday Health (IPO) and Brave ($35M ICO.) Shevinsky is also the editor of the critically acclaimed book "Lean Out." "Lean Out" was featured in Inc's list of Top 100 Business Books of 2015.

Brett Thomas is CTO & co-founder at Faster Than Light. His past experience includes pioneering work at Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) as a Principal Engineer, helping bring strong cryptography to all users. He founded Vindicia, a subscription billing SaaS firm. At Vindicia, in addition to leading all technology initiatives, he kept more than 200 million credit card numbers safe from prying eyes for more than a decade, and departed with 100% trailing twelve months uptime.

Mentioned in the Episode

  • Faster than Light, Elissa and Brett's company that produces lightning fast developer tools
  • Bugcatcher, Faster Than Light's static analysis tool
  • Bandit, static analysis toolkit for Python