This week, our founder and CEO Sophie Schmidt joined Paul Ford and his co-hosts on the Stack Overflow podcast, a show that covers how software and code are reshaping our world. They discuss everything from Rest of World’s beginnings to building teams in a pandemic, and how Silicon Valley blindspots are limiting our understanding of technology’s true impact and opportunity in our hyper-connected global age.

Along the way, she weaves together some of her favorite Rest of World stories so far, like how the world’s slowest fast-food delivery platform is thriving in Gaza, to the African lending app that publicly shames you if you’re behind on your loan, to the tech-savvy young Korean dropouts who unwittingly pioneered an isolated lifestyle that suddenly became mandatory for billions around the world.

Listen to the full conversation here: