Less Than or Equal was a podcast dedicated to celebrating the accomplishments and contributions of geeks facing inequality in their industries.



Latest Episodes

#100: So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!

October 19th, 2016 · 61 minutes

In the final (for now!) episode of Less Than Or Equal, the tables are turned! Hear Jean MacDonald interview Aleen.

#99: Alicia Carr

October 4th, 2016 · 72 minutes

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.

#98: Thursday Bram

September 20th, 2016 · 51 minutes

Thursday and Aleen talk about writing, the importance of style guides, and Thursday's project: The Responsible Communication Style Guide.

#97: Stephen Hackett

September 6th, 2016 · 71 minutes

Stephen joins Aleen to talk about Relay FM, diversity, the importance of community, and his life as the parent of a child with cancer.

#96: Steven Aquino

August 23rd, 2016 · 57 minutes

Steven and Aleen talk about his path to Apple journalism, the difficulties of writing about accessibility, and the tools he uses to write.

#95: Virginia Poltrack

August 9th, 2016 · 47 minutes

Virginia tells Aleen about her paths to both art and tech, confidence, and the importance of community.

#94: Aki Braun

July 26th, 2016 · 53 minutes

Aki and Aleen talk about working for President Obama’s reelection campaign, being a nomad, and activism.

#93: Sev Leonard

July 13th, 2016 · 63 minutes

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.

#92: Alex Laughlin

June 28th, 2016 · 46 minutes

Alex and Aleen talk about podcasting, amplifying the voices of women, and self-promotion.

#91: Lisa Schmeiser

June 14th, 2016 · 74 minutes

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.