Off Script

A podcast for the tech community.

About the show

A podcast for the tech community. The theme for Off Script is to challenge ideas and opinions within the tech community. We dig into important topics with special guests, talking frankly in an unscripted setting.

Hey! Radio is hosted by Josh Nesbitt. Josh runs a software consultancy called Stac based in Leeds and is the founder of micro-conference and conference Hey! and All Day Hey! respectively.

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  • Episode 06: Why the cyber security industry needs to hire more anthropologists with Lianne Potter

    March 26th, 2021  |  53 mins 35 secs
    all day hey, conferences, cyber security, development, hey, meetups, web

    Why does the cyber security industry need to hire more anthropologists? Because the criminals already are.

  • Episode 05: Empathy at work with Sharon Steed

    November 16th, 2020  |  58 mins 49 secs
    all day hey, communication tips, conferences, hey, meetups, privacy, surveillance capitalism, tech talks, tracking, web, workplace culture

    Transformational culture starts with empathy. But how do you make that happen? How do you create a culture that everyone feels heard in? Respected? Where each individual knows them and their ideas are valuable to not only their coworkers, but the company at large? We discuss these topics and more with Sharon Steed.

  • Episode 04: Getting into technology: It's never too late with Lu Liu

    October 23rd, 2020  |  16 mins 25 secs
    all day hey, changing career, conferences, getting into tech, hey, meetups, privacy, tech talks, web

    What's it like to get into tech from scratch? Can you do it at any stage of your career? What are the main lessons people who have made this transition have taken from their journey? Find out in this episode of Off Script by Hey! Radio

  • Episode 03: Using The Web For Social Good with Laura Kalbag

    July 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    all day hey, conferences, hey, meetups, privacy, surveillance capitalism, tech talks, tracking, web

    How can we use the web for social good?
    What tools and techniques already exist, and how can we retain our rights while we use them?

  • Episode 02: Running a Conference with Harry Roberts

    March 17th, 2020  |  35 mins 12 secs
    all day hey, conferences, development, event logistics, hey, leeds international festival, meetups, tech, technology, web

    In this episode of Off Script, All Day Hey! co-founders Josh Nesbitt and Harry Roberts break down what it takes to run a conference and how it came to be.

  • Episode 01: Wasn't The Web Better 10 Years Ago with James Hall

    December 9th, 2019  |  54 mins 6 secs
    chat, development, javascript, laravel, php, rails, ruby, tech, web

    In the pilot episode of Off Script, we sit down with James Hall to discuss "wasn't the web better 10 years ago?". We'll cover topics such as the JavaScript ecosystem becoming more complicated, the evolution of web technologies, and why it's probably a good idea to write tests.

  • Episode 00: Trailer

    December 9th, 2019  |  2 mins 41 secs

    A introduction to Off Script by Hey! Radio. A podcast for the tech community.