Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #102 - Lock It Down

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie is still missing so Greg and Sarah are joined by Cisco's J Metz to dig into the new Cisco public cloud and to chew on the tech news of the week.

This week we discuss…

  • Sarah chugs vBeers (1:05)
  • SXSW recovery (2:55)
  • J changes jobs (5:50)
  • Cisco jumps into the public cloud (8:20)
  • Cloudy conflicts (9:30)
  • Customer first, tricky dick second (13:25)
  • Box.net files for an odd IPO (16:50)
  • Anyone remember Xdrive? (20:30)
  • Trusting consumer cloud storage (21:30)
  • The untraceable elite (28:10)
  • GitHub users reveal AWS access keys (28:50)
  • J's new reality show (35:00)

 

 

Direct download: SiT102.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Speaking in Tech #101 - Camel Cash

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Eddie and Sarah have bailed on the show so Greg is joined by Cisco's Amy Lewis to chew on the tech news of the week and to dig into Amy's work history.

This week we discuss...

  • Podcasting in Pumps (3:17)
  • Sucked into UberConference (4:31)
  • US to give up naming the web (7:10)
  • Amazon Prime price hike and shameless toilet paper (11:20)
  • Grocery shopping on Amazon (19:00)
  • Peeling Camel Cash (20:00)
  • Greg and Amy's worst jobs (21:15)
  • Google on fire with Play Movies and Chromecast going global (26:10)
  • Android gets wearable (30:35)
  • Google mangles Hangouts while Voice is headed for the trash can (33:10)
  • Is that a prescription drug or a startup? (42:35)
  • QuizUp App and fuzzy logic (43:15)
  • Engineers Unplugged (46:00)
Direct download: SiT101.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:26am EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week is our 100th episode which was broadcast through video on Google+ Hangouts. Our special guests this week are John Troyer from VMware, Amy Lewis from Cisco, Chris Evans from Architecting.IT, Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla) from EMC and Vaughn Stewart from Pure Storage.

This week we discuss… 

  • Introductions (0:45)
  • The worst episode of SiT (5:25)
  • The worst host of SiT (10:55)
  • VMware busy with announcements: VSANs and Desktop as a Service (DaaS) (12:23)
  • VMware noise around VDI (18:39)
  • Challenges for Microsoft (22:50)
  • Chris Evans rumor alert: Project Mystic – EMC & VMware Do Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (27:15)
  • Snowden live at SXSW: Encryption and oversight are key to privacy (29:30)
  • Lena Dunham vs Edward Snowden at SXSW (36:12)
  • Privacy and control of data in the cloud (39:50)
  • Austin cracks down on Uber during SXSW (41:00)
  • Uber is criminal and serial killers on Craigslist (47:20)
  • Future guest requests (50:50)
Direct download: Speaking_in_Tech_Podcast_100th_Episode.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:07pm EST

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, Greg, Eddie and Sarah are all together and discuss a wide range of consumer and enterprise tech news and rumors.

This week we discuss...

  • 100th Episode Special next week (1:15) 
  • Eddie harasses United Airlines employees (5:05)
  • Mobile World Congress recap (7:50)
  • Coolest gadget at Mobile World Congress last week? iPhone case with E Ink (9:00)
  • New mobile phones lack wow, Samsung announces Galaxy S5, LG shows off G Flex (10:27)
  • The internet of things, wearable devices and the Pebble (13:10)
  • Tech bubble: Zuckerberg says WhatsApp worth more than $19B (19:45)
  • Mobile monetization of third-world countries (23:10)
  • Oscar selfless, "Travoltify" your name and breaking Twitter (26:10)
  • Over-hyped bacon (30:10)
  • PaaS kerfuffle, Cloud Foundry announces partner ecosystem (31:30)
  • Piston Cloud and RedHat bump heads (36:50)
  • Moshe returns with Infidat, XIV done right which was Symmetrix done right (39:37)
  • Icahn vs Andreessen (44:30)
  • Update on Dell transition (46:16)
  • Enterprise tech vs consumer tech engagement (49:27)
  • Daughter's Facebook post costs dad $80,000 (51:40)
  • Pope drops F-bomb (53:04) 
Direct download: SiT99.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:51pm EST

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