My Career 20/07/2018 by "Launch Recruitment Team"

Top 10 Best Tech Podcasts

top 10 best tech podcasts for IT professionals to listen to

Podcasts are the perfect on-the-go professional development tool. Whether you’re looking to learn about the latest tech news or you want deep technical bites of information to help you improve as a tech professional, there is literally something for everyone!

Which of the best tech podcasts should you choose?

With so many podcasts now on the market, how to know which are the best? Let us take the guesswork away and recommend to you the best tech podcasts to add to your download list:  

Developer Tea

Developer Tea is a bite-sized podcast for the time poor developer just looking to get quick bites of information in their tea break. The podcast offers developers insight into what’s happening in their space as well as advice on careers and work/life balance.

This Developers Life

This Developers Life, as the name suggests, is a podcast about developers and their lives. Made by developers for developers, this podcast offers listeners advice on everything from general software engineering to being a more productive professional.

Open the Pod Bay Doors

Open the Pod Bay Doors talks about the Aussie startup ecosystem. Once a week they release in-depth interviews with those making the biggest waves in the Aussie startup scene. Whether you’re into the startup scene or not, there are plenty of takeaways on what’s new in tech, what works and what doesn’t.

Masters of Scale

Masters of Scale is a podcast hosted by the Co-founder of LinkedIn, Reid Hoffman. This podcast won the 2018 People’s Voice Webby for Best Business Podcast, and with good reason. Each episode is a deep dive discussion into how companies grow with some of techs heavyweights.

Software Engineering Daily

Software Engineering Daily is for the serious tech listener. They release a podcast daily (yes, daily!) with interviews about technical software topics. Their goal is to serve the under-served software developers who miss the tech detail in many tech podcasts.

TEDTalks Technology

I think we’re all pretty familiar with the TEDTalks brand and its link to quality content. The TEDTalks Technology podcast delivers audio content from some of the world’s leading inventors and researchers who have shared demos, breakthroughs and visions onstage at the TED conferences.


a16z is a podcast all about tech and culture trends, news, and the future. Their podcast features industry experts, business leaders, and other interesting thinkers and voices from around the world. They are an excellent regular go-to with a handful of podcasts released each week.

Herding Code

Herding Code is a technology podcast hosted by Scott Allen, Kevin Dente, Scott Koon and Jon Galloway. It is one of the longest running tech podcasts, passing the 10-year milestone and still delivering good quality conversations for serious tech enthusiasts. With a ten year archive, you can bet there is something for every tech curiosity from .Net, Visual Studio, Microsoft or stack overflow engineering.

This Week in Tech (TWiT)

TWiT is a must listen for anyone wanting to keep abreast of what’s happening in tech news. They cover everything from scandals in the tech industry to latest product releases, what’s coming, who’s in hot water and who is rising to fame. The forum is a roundtable with key figures in the tech industry.


CodeNewbie fills the need for those starting at the beginning of their coding career or hobby. The podcast covers a range of topics from interviews with tech business leaders to tutorials to get you started in coding.

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