Tue, 30 August 2016
Speaking in Tech #226 - Yadin Porter de Leon
This week Greg is in Japan while Ed drives the podcast this week with Yadin Porter de Leon and his special guest, David Allen of “Getting Things Done”. This week the team talks extensively about the GTD methodology, VMworld, Uber and Amazon work hours.
(0:00) Introducing Guest co-host Yadin Porter de Leon
(3:15) Introducing special guest David Allen of Getting Things Done
(9:19) Fast growth vs personal productivity
(15:05) Software planning models
(17:01) GTD mentoring
(19:03) Getting GTD done… now with version 2
(29:22) The kind of person that picks up GTD
(35:09) Ed’s correction: NSA wasn’t hacked
(36:16) VMware: Back to the future
(39:50) Uber burning cash on-demand
(49:40) Amazon experimenting with 30 hour work weeks
Tue, 23 August 2016
Speaking in tech #225 - Datacenter Dude
This week Podcast Idol returns with Nick Howell joining Greg and Ed to host this week’s episode where the boys discuss a new browser, layoffs at Cisco and Powershelgl gets open sourced. Our special guest this week is Brian Clifton, a developer at Brave.
(0:00) Podcast Idol update
(2:53) The Nick Howell interview
(8:45) Introducing Special Guest Brian Clifton of Brave
(14:46) Brave, the secure, open source ad-blocking browser
(22:04) The moral compass when writing code
(25:20) Big layoffs at Cisco a product strategy?
(30:05) Employee pump-n-dump
(34:17) Microsoft open sources PowerShell
(37:35) Open source fixes a Microsoft engineering problem
(39:23) Financial implications for Microsoft
(40:58) Equation Group hacking
(44:09) Shadow Brokers may be an inside job
Wed, 17 August 2016
Speaking in Tech 224 - DiscoPosse
Greg Ferro of Packet Pushers co-hosts the podcast this week with Greg and Ed to discuss Intel, the death of private clouds, IoT and OpenStack. Our special guest this week is Eric Wright… not the rapper, the dude from VMTurbo…er… now Turbonomic also known as DiscoPosse.
(0:00) Ferro the TWiT
Tue, 9 August 2016
Speaking in Tech 223 - Fred
This is the first week of our "Podcast Idol" competition with Fred "Spike" Nix and his special guest, John Williams, President of Reduxio. This week the group discusses Delta's power outage, AWS at the top of Public Cloud and Oracle's data breach.
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(0:00) Podcast Idol, Week 1: Fred Nix
Mon, 1 August 2016
Speaking in Tech #222 - The Goodbye Show
This week Greg returns just as one of the co-hosts has decided it’s time to move on. This week we discuss private equity and HPE, Oracle and NetSuite, being “the man” and some tearful goodbyes.
(1:00) The bitch is back