Sam Soffes
Sam Soffes

I’m a software engineer living in San Francisco.

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I am a Swift and Ruby engineer, musician, wanna be designer, overly passionate about motorcycles and scuba. I currently live in San Francisco and work on the iOS team at Lyft.

What does Sam Soffes use?

  • Xcode includes everything you need to create amazing apps for iPhone, iPad, Mac, Apple Watch, and Apple TV.

  • I usually use Sublime. So fast!

  • The 15-inch MacBook Pro features a powerful Radeon Pro discrete GPU in every configuration. Manufactured with a 14 nm process, Radeon Pro graphics combine outstanding power with outstanding power efficiency. And now 4GB of GDDR5 memory comes standard on the top configuration, giving you fluid, real- time ...

  • 27 inches Class 4K UHD IPS LED Monitor (27 inches Diagonal)

  • I ended up getting a pair of Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro since I liked my DT 770s so much. So far I'm a big fan. They only run $200. I didn't want to go overboard. My friend Bryn Jackson recommended PSB M4U, V-MODA M-100, and Master & Dynamic MH40 as well. They are all really solid choices, but I wanted to stick with Beyerdynamic and stay a bit on the cheaper side.

  • I use a Heil PR40 mic. I've used it for a few years now. It's a pretty great mic for making podcasts and screencasts.

  • The boom arm for my desk is a Heil PL-2T. This is a great arm. I've seen it used with several other mics too. My mic is attached to the arm with a Heil PRSM-B Shockmount. I also have a Heil Windscreen on it to cut down on breath noise.

  • The PRSM Shock Mount is a flexible support system that helps suppress low- frequency rumble on the microphone line by absorbing and damping vibrations picked up from the studio desk or console. The PRSM is designed for use with the large-diameter professional-grade Heil Sound microphones, including the PR 30 ...

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