Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #148 - Magic

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the three amigos jump on HP, Exploding Kittens and Magic. This week's special guest is Bryan Beal, VP, Global Alliances at Brocade.

This week we discuss...

 

(1:00) Crying baby backlash

(1:55) Shakeup at HP Hellion 

(7:17) Exploding Kittens makes it rain

(10:44) Magic explodes overnight

(15:30) Glitter bombs

(17:37) Tech Classic: The IBM Selectric

(19:35) Special guest Bryan Beal - VP, Brocade

(21:16) Making Mensa

(24:17) Mobile wallet patents

(27:50) Defending patent trolls

(33:50) Brocade ramping up for Mobile World Congress

(37:35) Online privacy… for a price

 

Direct download: SiT148.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:52 PM

Speaking in Tech #147 - 99 Problems but Private Clouds ain't one

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the crew tackles Private Cloud deniers, Amazon's drone problem and bit rot. This week's special guest is Jody Tyrus, Sr. Technical Architect, Security at E. & J. Gallo Winery.

 

0:30 The return of Ed

2:00 Banter: Explaining time difference 

6:55 99 Problems but Private Clouds ain't one

14:25 FAA sets drone rules, Amazon is pissed off 

20:20 Wiping bit rot

25:00 Apple Lisa - There Are Two Kinds of People (1983) 

26:35 Jody Tyrus, Sr. Technical Architect, Security at E. & J. Gallo Winery

30:14 The biggest security risk today

38:45 Change of security philosophy

43:14 No such thing as 100% secure

 

 

Direct download: SiT147.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:30 AM

Speaking in Tech #146 - Coté

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed is replaced by Amy Lewis and joins Sarah and Greg to talk about Sling, the death of enterprise computing and Apple's Swift programming language. Our special guest this week is Michael Coté of Pivotal Cloud Foundry.

This week we discuss:

  • 1:20 - Organizing digital photos
  • 3:30 - Hitachi acquires Pentaho
  • 6:05 - Sling: Internet cable TV comes to U.S.
  • 11:50 - Adrian Cockroft: Enterprise Computing is dead
  • 17:10 - Apple's Swift catching fire
  • 21:05 - The Vic 20 - "A real computer for the price of a toy"
  • 21:35 - Special guest Michael Coté of Pivotal Cloud Foundry
  • 23:15 - High school sweat shop programming
  • 26:38 - Analyst work on the back end of a career
  • 29:50 - Excel, the database for MBA's
  • 34:10 - The evolution of Middleware 
  • 37:20 - Unicorn and donkey theory explained
  • 41:35 - Mayonnaise on fries
Direct download: SiT146.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:00 AM

Speaking in Tech #145 - Drive

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's just Sarah and Greg talk about Uber and Google stepping on each other's toes, robots learning to cook and more broadband internet access across the US. Our special guest this week is Brian Gracely, Sr.Director, Cloud and Developer Enablement at EMC to chew on the challenges of Open Source in the enterprise.

This week we discuss...

  • (1:00) Sarah live tweets the Super Bowl
  • (1:45) The worst Super Bowl commercial
  • (5:30) Funny Europeans tweeting about the Super Bowl
  • (6:42) Uber researching self driving cars
  • (9:25) …And now Google wants to Uber
  • (13:00) Robots learning to cook from YouTube
  • (16:30) US FCC to loosen rules for municipal broadband
  • (21:10) The Tandy 1000
  • (22:30) First computers
  • (23:40) Gracely goes deep on Open Source at EMC
  • (30:55) Open Source and the enterprise 
  • (34:30) Docker hack days
  • (39:30) Podcast collusion 

 

Direct download: SiT145.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:08 PM

Speaking in Tech #144 - Feeling Blue

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the crew tackles Big Blue, free Windows and the police chasing Waze with special guest Scott Hanson from Cisco.

This week we discuss...

  • 1:00 Dodging snow
  • 2:00 Big changes at Big Blue?
  • 6:35 Doubts about Z-Series and storage
  • 12:40 Free Windows upgrade
  • 20:40 Cops vs Waze
  • 29:19 Scott Hanson from Cisco
  • 31:00 Blue veins
  • 36:23 UCS success
  • 39:50 ACI

 

Direct download: SiT144.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:15 AM

Speaking in Tech #143 - Solid Delp

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the team is back beating up Google, David Cameron and bad passwords. Special guest Aaron Delp from SolidFire comes off of his podcast suspension to join the crew this week.

This week we discuss...

  • 1:30 - Dumping Google Nexus
  • 4:15 - Android Lollipop less than .1 % adoption rate
  • 4:40 - Sarah jumps on a new iPhone
  • 6:55 - Google takes Glass out to the wood shed
  • 14:25 - Cameron wants to kill encryption
  • 21:15 - Happy hackers
  • 24:18 - Worst passwords of 2014
  • 29:20 - Aaron Delp comes off suspension
  • 30:40 - Training for Krispy Kreme Challenge
  • 32:55 - SolidFire hiring everyone
  • 41:35 - Cloudcast update
  • 44:30 - Cloud acquisitions
Direct download: SiT143.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:10 AM

Speaking in Tech #142 - Fired

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week the crew chews on the Fire Phone, the Box IPO and the awful Silicon Valley. Our special guest this week is Nick Weaver, Director of Intel SDI Labs at Intel.

This week we discuss...

  • (1:00) Sarah's Virtualization Field Day
  • (3:10) Bezos burns the Fire Phone
  • (7:10) Less than Dynamic Perspective
  • (11:12) Box announces IPO
  • (14:00) Cheap and dirty exit
  • (17:20) Awful to not be awful
  • (27:47) Nick Weaver from Intel
  • (31:02) Intel as a software company
  • (37:54) Leading by example
Direct download: SiT142.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:23 AM

Speaking in Tech #141 - Whacked

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. The whole crew is together again with special guest Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla) on the first episode of the New Year.

This week we discuss...

  • New Years Eve is for amateurs (0:50)
  • Sony hack is whacked (3:40)
  • Quick review of "The Interview" (11:30)
  • Hotel WiFi blocking in the US (13:20)
  • Netflix fights proxy pirates (19:50)
  • Storagezilla burns down Project Goliath (27:00)
  • The North Korea connection (32:45)
  • Fragmented broadcasting market (41:00)
Direct download: SiT141.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:20 AM

Speaking in Tech #140 - The BIG BIG 2015 Predictions show

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. Sarah has already started the holidays while Ed pontificates on 2015 with our very special guests Brad O'Neil, founding investor of StumbleUpon and CEO of Tech Validate, and Geoff Barrall, CEO of Connected Data and Imation board member.

This week we discuss...

  • The prediction show to end all predictions (1:00)
  • Personal highlights of 2014 (2:20)
  • Scoring last years predictions (9:40)
  • The BIG predictions for 2015 (29:00)
  • Could Twitter be acquired? (30:50)
  • Big valuations for Docker and global recession (34:00)
  • The IT pendulum (40:40)
  • Uber to steamroll to $80 Billion valuation (42:00)
  • A big flame out: Box or AWS? (43:30)
  • Uber to buy Tinder? (53:30)
  • Big changes for SiT in 2015 (58:00)
Direct download: SiT140.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:21 AM

Speaking in Tech #139 - Breached 

 

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week Ed and Sarah are out while Greg is joined by Adrian DeLuca, APAC CTO of HDS.

 

This week we discuss...

  • India rewind (1:00)
  • Sony breach goes deep (3:15)
  • Security? Anything is penetrable (5:45)
  • Australia privacy laws (11:15)
  • The breathalyzer for social media (16:05)
  • Machine learning in your pocket (19:00)
  • Cloud Foundry Foundation comes together (23:15)
  • Do platforms matter yet? (28:10)
Direct download: SiT139.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:04 AM