The demand for live webinars and podcasts exploded as the recent pandemic exploded. Not only could listeners stay updated, but webinars also provided a sense of community. As an example, Samtec’s gEEk® spEEk Webinar Series started during this time, and it continues monthly with a loyal following.
In a post-pandemic world, podcasts have increased in popularity. As society adjusts to post-pandemic norms, the on-demand nature of podcasts appeals to listeners. With ~850,000 global podcasts, listeners can find content on just about any subject matter. Apparently, advertisers are also paying attention to the number of podcasts.
From time to time, Samtec technical experts participate in podcasts with partners, customers, or via the high-tech ecosystem. Some of our team members contributed to two unique podcast series as outlined below. Keep reading for more details.
Building Together: Oxide and Samtec
Oxide Computer Company is a fast-growing, San Francisco Bay Area start-up designing rack-scale servers for data center applications.
Oxide hosts a weekly Discord show called Oxide and Friends. The recorded shows are posted as podcasts on several outlets. During the show, Oxide leaders discuss a wide range of topics: computer history, startups, Oxide hardware bring-up, and other topics du jour.
On a recent episode, Oxide’s Bryan Cantrill and Adam Leventhal are joined by Samtec technical experts Jonathan Sprigler, High-Speed Backplanes Product Manager, and Jignesh Shah, Sr. Product Architect. Their far-ranging discussion details working together to build the Oxide Rack. They also explore what does it mean to be a great partner? Listen to the episode below.
SI 101: Fundamentals for Professional Engineers
Samtec friend and high-tech influencer Judy Warner hosts the The EEcosystem Podcast. Her weekly podcast features thought leaders from the high-speed, high-frequency electronics industry. The podcast builds awareness of the latest design technique that drives collaboration in innovation.
A recent episode features Samtec Strategic Technologist Scott McMorrow and some other guy. Signal Integrity is a tough topic. It’s rarely covered in detail in undergraduate electrical engineering programs. so how can EEs get up and running quickly? The podcast helps answer the question while detailing Samtec’s effort to help educate the engineering community. Listen to the episode below.
Stay tuned to the Samtec blog for more podcasts to come.