Ali Shahriyari (Reality Defender)

Episode 98 · April 4th, 2024 · 47 mins 25 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Kendall, rachel, and Ali talk about:

  • The rarity of a "traditional" computer science background
  • Antique hardware
  • Learning a lot in the fashion business
  • Why startups are more fun than big companies
  • The need for deepfake detection
  • Measuring performance
  • Designing to mitigate the abuse of your product
  • Lack of interest in hierarchy
  • The difficulties of balancing work and life
  • Sailing, and having a skipper's license
  • The importance of remaining calm
  • Getting pwned in your own interview process
  • A recommendation for watching Terminator 2

You can find Ali on Twitter at @A_Shahriyari and on LinkedIn at:

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3