Less Than or Equal is a podcast dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of geeks facing inequality in their industries. Hosted by Aleen Simms.
Oct. 19, 2016
In the final (for now!) episode of Less Than Or Equal, the tables are turned! Hear Jean MacDonald ask Aleen the tough questions:
Why is the show ending?
Will the archive be available? (Spoiler: of course!)
How has Less Than Or Equal changed Aleen's life?
What is the Answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything?
Oct. 4, 2016
Alicia and Aleen talk about learning how to write iOS apps, the many facets and considerations of writing an app for victims of domestic violence, empowering women, and what it's like to be filmed for an Apple promotional video.
Sept. 20, 2016
Thursday and Aleen talk about writing, the importance of style guides, and Thursday's project: The Responsible Communication Style Guide.
Sept. 6, 2016
Stephen joins Aleen to talk about Relay FM, diversity, the importance of community, and his life as the parent of a child with cancer.
Aug. 23, 2016
Steven and Aleen talk about his path to Apple journalism, the difficulties of writing about accessibility, and the tools he uses to write.
Aug. 9, 2016
Virginia tells Aleen about her paths to both art and tech, confidence, and the importance of community.
July 26, 2016
Aki and Aleen talk about working for President Obama’s reelection campaign, being a nomad, and activism.
July 13, 2016
Sev tells Aleen about his experience transitioning genders while also transitioning careers and shares how they impacted one another, how he decided against building a tech startup, and the insecurity of indie life.
June 28, 2016
Alex and Aleen talk about podcasting, amplifying the voices of women, and self-promotion.
June 14, 2016
Lisa joins Aleen again to talk about the Internet of Things and the thought (or lack thereof) behind All the Things, social media overload, Steven Universe, and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
May 31, 2016
Sonya and Aleen talk about having colorful hair, being passionate about customer support and the nuances of doing it well, and how awesome our 30s have been!
May 18, 2016
Shelly joins Aleen to talk about why she wrote a book about iOS accessibility, diversity, and putting people in boxes.
May 3, 2016
Amelia joins Aleen to talk about the public beta of MyTransHealth, how it started and why it's important, future plans, and juggling passion projects with work.
April 20, 2016
Karen and Aleen discuss advocacy and mentorship in tech, leaving corporations for consultancies, and the intersection of parenting and leadership.
April 5, 2016
Kronda and Aleen talk about the freelancing life, the importance of community, and focusing on your superpower.
March 29, 2016
Jacqui and Aleen talk about delegating, handling growth, reporting on Apple events, how tech has and hasn't embraced diversity, and traveling.
March 23, 2016
Charli and Femke join Aleen to talk about side projects, making things happen, getting up early, and moving far away from home!
March 15, 2016
Helene and Aleen talk about writing, respecting other cultures, career choices, juggling parenting with authorship, and more!
March 8, 2016
Chiu-Ki and Aleen talk about freelancing, side projects, public speaking, and how they approach making changes in their communities.
March 1, 2016
Join Cate and Aleen as they talk about speaking at tech conferences, codes of conduct (they're important!), healthy work environments, and shine theory.