Less Than or Equal

Less Than or Equal
By Relay FM
About this podcast
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.
Latest episodes
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? This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: HelpSpot: The most comprehensive and flexible help desk software around. Get 10% off with the code LTOE. Guest Starring: Jean MacDonald and Justin Michael Links and Show Notes Jean on Twitter Aleen on Twitter Jean's previous appearance on LTOE App Camp For Girls Ashley on Transgender Etiquette Alicia Carr on Less Than Or Equal The Incomparable family of podcasts CocoaLove
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. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: MartianCraft: Training crafted just for you HelpSpot: The most comprehensive and flexible help desk software around. Get 10% off with the code LTOE. Guest Starring: Alicia Carr Links and Show Notes Less than or Equal T-Shirts! Alicia on Twitter Alicia's Website Pevo: Alicia's app Women Who Code Atlanta Atlanta Alicia in Apple WWDC16 promo Women Who Code
Sept. 20, 2016
Thursday and Aleen talk about writing, the importance of style guides, and Thursday's project: The Responsible Communication Style Guide. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: Agenda Minder: A meeting is only as good as the agenda. Guest Starring: Thursday Bram Links and Show Notes Less than Or Equal Shirt Aleen on Twitter Thursday on Twitter Thursday's Website The Responsible Communication Style Guide Kronda Adair on LTOE XOXO Festival
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. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: MartianCraft: Training crafted just for you HelpSpot: The most comprehensive and flexible help desk software around. Get 10% off with the code LTOE. Guest Starring: Stephen Hackett Links and Show Notes Donate to St Jude and help kids fight cancer Stephen on Twitter 512 Pixels Clockwise - Relay FM Material - Relay FM Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Analog(ue) #5: The Only Way Out Is Through St. Jude Children's Research Hospital App Camp For Girls Stephen's iMac Collection
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. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: Agenda Minder: A meeting is only as good as the agenda. Guest Starring: Steven Aquino Links and Show Notes Steven on Twitter Steven's Blog The Magazine Re-Enabled by Steven Aquino for The Magazine Inclusion & Diversity at Apple Accessible images for everyone | Twitter Blogs AppleVis | Empowering blind and low-vision users of Apple products Ulysses
Aug. 9, 2016
Virginia tells Aleen about her paths to both art and tech, confidence, and the importance of community. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: MartianCraft: Training crafted just for you Guest Starring: Virginia Poltrack Links and Show Notes Virginia on TwitterVirginia Poltrack Virginia's website Virginia's designs on Cotton Bureau Material on Relay FM Virginia on Material #36
July 26, 2016
Aki and Aleen talk about working for President Obama’s reelection campaign, being a nomad, and activism. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: Agenda Minder: A meeting is only as good as the agenda. Guest Starring: Aki Braun Links and Show Notes Aki on Twitter Aki Braun, Dream Developer National Parks Service Passport Program Fight for the Future, defending our basic rights and freedoms Trans-Pacific Partnership on Wikipedia The Mozilla Foundation Rock Against the TPP!
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. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: MartianCraft: Training crafted just for you Guest Starring: Sev Leonard Links and Show Notes Glossary (scroll to or find "top surgery") XOXO Festival campnear.me: Find a place to camp in Oregon and Washington Strava: Run and Cycling Tracking on the Social Network for Athletes App Camp For Girls Sev's Website: The Data Scout Sev on GitHub
June 28, 2016
Alex and Aleen talk about podcasting, amplifying the voices of women, and self-promotion. Guest Starring: Alex Laughlin Links and Show Notes Alex on Twitter Alex's Website The Ladycast on Twitter The Ladycast Website Pay Up A Woman to Know by Julia Carpenter Shine Theory: Powerful Women Are Great Friends Pimp Anthropology | This American Life Stop, Breathe & Think | Guided Meditations Tailored to Your Emotions Calm Headspace App Camp For Girls
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. This episode of Less Than or Equal is sponsored by: MartianCraft: Training crafted just for you Guest Starring: Lisa Schmeiser Links and Show Notes Lisa on Twitter Lisa's Previous Less Than Or Equal AppearanceLisa on Less Than Or Equal Jessica Jones Rewind
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