Script & Style Show: Episode 22: JavaScript, Mentoring, and Blockchain with Kyle Simpson

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In this episode:  David and Todd discuss the best holiday every:  National Cheeseburger Day.  After the salivation ended, David and Todd welcome Kyle Simpson, aka getify, to the show.  Kyle's a well known JavaScript super hero so we jumped on a variety of topics:  the JavaScript spec, the good old days of JavaScript frameworks, conferences, teaching JavaScript, blockchain, and a handful of Kyle's new projects.  Enjoy!

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