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43. A Career in Systems Programming

What does building system software feel like? What does a long term career in Systems Programming look like? What kind of mindset and skills are required to succeed here? What are some misconceptions about this field?

We discuss all this with Arun Raghavan. Arun runs a system software consultancy called He has been a long term contributor to multimedia frameworks like GStreamer and PulseAudio. He has been developing software for over 15 years and has worked at companies like Nvidia and Collabora.

Episode length: 34 min | Listen on: Spotify | Google | Apple | More options

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