Sun, 23 December 2018
The second and final part of Peter Smallbone's (@petersmallbone) LIVE interviews from TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin.
00:00 – How to find like-minded gamer friends w/ John Uke of GameTree (@gametreeapp / 🎮🌲.WS)
08:04 – A new way to check for code vulnerabilities with Joe Noll (@noljoh) of AppGuard (App-Guard.io)
14:46 – Smart navigation for visually impaired people with Gustavo Madico (@elgus) of Aiserve Technologies (@AiServe_tech / aiserve.co)
22:33 – A new BlockChain-based bank account with Robert Harrison (@RobertMark1984) of Bitwala (@Bitwala / bitwala.com)
30:28 – How ground transportation companies can compete with Uber with Victor Ngo of QUp World Inc (@QUpworld / QUpworld.com)
40:37 – How online can help with shopping offline with Galina Charni of VeryClothe (@VeryClothe / veryclothe.com)
45:59 – Startup Battlefield winner announced!
Direct download: 321.mp3
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Mon, 17 December 2018
In the first of a special two-part LIVE episode, Peter Smallbone (@petersmallbone) reports from TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin. 0:00:00 – In da club with Max Hatzold (@MaxHatzold) of Field Buzz (@field_buzz / field.buzz) 0:02:19 – Using BlockChain to get paid faster with Ryan Fife (@ryanpaulfyfe) of WorkChain.io (@workchain_io / workchain.io) 0:10:33 – The new in-game advertising revolution with Ben Fenster (@BenFenster) of Anzu (@Anzu_io / anzu.io) 0:20:39 – The smart way to match medical professionals with jobs with Catrinel Hagriveta (@CatrinelHag) of MEDIJobs Romania (@MEDIjobsRO / www.medijobs.ro) 0:28:34 – AI and people working together in harmony with Sebastian Denef (@denefs) of OWN.space (@ownHQ / own.space) 0:35:04 – A new way to hire freelancers using better tech with Rafael Platas of HYP3R (@wearehyp3r / www.hyp3r.io) 0:39:36 – How to try on a ring without the ring with Artem Soundelzon (@Paasweb) of Inova Diamonds (@InovaDiamonds / inova.diamonds)
Direct download: 320.mp3
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Wed, 21 November 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa discuss Google's new leadership, a new Blackberry acquisition, Microsoft's VDI acquisition, Alexa's court order and more!
00:00 - New Phone Fails
09:00 - GOragle
17:00 - Blackberry's Billions
22:00 - Year of VDI
27:00 - Murder Testimony aaS
Direct download: 319.mp3
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Wed, 7 November 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa discuss Twitter's ineffective character bump, the new iPhone/IOS security bypass, Waymo's new driverless testing, Amazon's HQ2 update, SF's Airbnb-related lawsuits and VMWare's intended acquisition of Heptio.
00:00 - Sleep Class
06:15 - Not for Goldfish
09:45 - iSpy a Security Flaw
13:50 - WAY Mo Unmanned Vehicles
17:19 - HQ 2x2
22:10 - SF is Taking Your Bedroom Profits
25:05 - You get a Kubernetes & YOU get a Kubernetes
31:29 - PLEASE Hire Peter!
34:00 - Little League is Hard on Your Knees
Direct download: 318.mp3
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Wed, 31 October 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest Robbie McKinstry (@bravenewprince), Research Engineer at HashiCorp. Together they discuss IBM’s plans to buy RedHat, NASA using remote reboots to fix hardware issues on the Hubble telescope, Twitter’s new debate strategy, Apple’s recent announcements, the latest Malware hit and more!
00:00 – Taco Twednesday
04:00 – Peter gets Fyred up
07:00 – Big Blue gets a Red Hat
07:01 – Now all they need is a purple feather
16:20 – Remote galaxy reboots for the win
19:32 – Peter tries to relate to the kids
20:00 – Twitter may kill your likes
33:30 – Shiny new Apples
38:00 – Government compute gets an STD
42:30 – Halloween
Direct download: 317.mp3
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Mon, 29 October 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa travel back in time a bit to discuss IBM's JEDI Protest, Duck Duck Go's success, California's new password laws and Microsoft's big opening of patents.
00:00 - Melissa the fool
07:30 - NewOps Days
09:28 - IBM joins the Empire
16:01 - Duck, Duck, Growth!
24:00 - California hacking
31:15 - Microsoft opens Pandora's patent box
31:16 - …and all I got was an I <3 Linux t-shirt
Direct download: 316.mp3
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Thu, 11 October 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa discuss the Cloudera-Hortonworks merger, the UK’s conservative party information leak, Competition strategy at the Tech Giants, Google’s search engine spend, Azure’s Linux footprint, and the chip-hack-not-chip-hack that every major company is denying happened.
00:00 – Peter gets snubbed
03:15 – Merging to take on the cloud
07:15 – Politicians get leaked on for once
12:30 – Burning money in the evil empires
15:30 – How much is being #1 worth?
18:12 – Linux puts Windows in the corner
21:58 – Everyone is denying it
Direct download: 315.mp3
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Wed, 3 October 2018
This week, Peter, Josh and Melissa discuss MS Ignite, Sirius XM's acquisition plans for Pandora, the US government's JEDI program and AI takeovers in marketing.
00:00 - Gurney-Atwell Dance Off
05:15 - Ignition Failed
15:35 - Opening the Box on Sat Radio
21:25 - Jedi for sale, $10 Billion
28:00 - 70 is Pulling Out
33:40 - Face Creepers
38:25 - Deeply Learn-ed Advertising
43:35 - Boy Scout Popcorn
Direct download: 314.mp3
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Wed, 26 September 2018
This week Peter, Josh and Melissa discuss Elon Musk’s new rocket plan, Apple’s new product line, Amazon’s echo launch, Equifax’s new fines, a Netapp acquisition and more!
00:00 – New Intro
06:00 – Melissa throws everyone under the bus
08:00 – To the moon (ish), Elon!
12:00 – Flo
16:00 – MAX Mac’s? craziness
21:00 – Josh turns Alexa on
32:00 – Her Majesty gives Equifax a light spanking
36:00 – Netapp acquires hypetrain
45:00 – The buy more stuff game!
50:00 – Little Josh didn’t make it
Direct download: 313.mp3
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Tue, 18 September 2018
This week, Ed, Peter and Melissa are joined by Doug Hazelman (@vmdoug) with CloudBerry Lab. Together, they discuss more trouble for Tesla, Equifax's fall out a year after the breach, eBay's switch and more. Doug's Podcast- MSP Voice: https://www.cloudberrylab.com/msp-voice-podcast.aspx
00:00 - Hit by the life bus
05:00 - Take a toke, and all of my stocks...
12:20 - Equifree of consequences
16:00 - Microtik's new internet parasite
20:00 - Ebay dumps OpenStack for the hypetrain - auction to follow
24:00 - MSPS plz friend me
30:00 - Backing up all the clouds
37:00 - IBM takes us back to the future
Direct download: 312.mp3
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Tue, 3 July 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa discuss Uber's return to London, Facebook's drone WiFi program, the latest in consumer tech manipulation, the hyperconverged state of the union and more!
00:00 - Slackers gotta slack
06:33 - Uber's British Invasion
12:40 - Facebook's WiFi faceplant
15:00 - Github ADD Sidebar
21:30 - Consumer tech <3's cheap tricks
26:00 - Hyperconverged: engage hyperdrive
35:20 - Doing nothing and crushing it
Direct download: 310.mp3
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Tue, 5 June 2018
This week Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest Chris Weis (@ccweis), Global Practice Manager of Compute and Automation at World Wide Technology. Together they discuss Snapchat's hardware upgrade, updates from the Uber AV crash, Tintri's recent struggle, Amazon's facial recognition for government offering and lessons in iterating and automating at scale.
00:00 - Corn and Captain Kirk
04:37 - Spectacles++
10:31 - AV Indecision
17:05 - AutNOPE-pilot
20:19 - More Storage on Life Support
24:15 - Soon: Paying Taxes to AMZN
31:47 - WW Whaaaaat?
37:24 - Driving to Solutions
44:24 - Silo Bustin'
47:00 - Sharing is Caring
Direct download: 309.mp3
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Mon, 28 May 2018
This week Peter and Melissa are joined by Jason McGee (@jrmcgee), IBM Fellow, VP & CTO of IBM Cloud Platform. Together they discuss new options in AWS, HPe's new acquisition, AI creating jobs and cloud trends.
00:00 - Cast off Kinks
04:00 - AWS hops on the NVMe bandwagon
07:00 - HPe plugs their SDN hole
10:00 - Robot job creation
14:00 - Open Source and Cloud
20:00 - GDPR is everywhere
25:00 - Cloud futures
32:00 - AI strategy and ethics
35:00 - Yet Another Marketing Fail brought to you by Google
Direct download: 308.mp3
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Fri, 11 May 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa join forces to discuss Comcast's attempt to swipe more content, Uber's fatal autonomous vehicle collision, Air taxis and Google's latest assistant demo.
00:00 - The guys got robbed
10:00 - Comcast tries to outdo the Mouse
16:00 - It's not a bug, it's a false positive
23:00 - Can't figure it out on the ground? put it in the air!
27:30 - AI takes another job you hated
38:00 - Who do you want to be next?
Direct download: 307.mp3
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Thu, 3 May 2018
This week Melissa is joined by special guest Keith Townsend (@CTOAdvisor) of thectoadvisor.com and ctodose.com Together they discuss this week's tradeshows, CIOs looking at AI, Cloud revenue reports, Ford is reducing car options in North America, Fitbit's new Google Healthcare Cloud announcement and how to rock being unemployable.
00:00 - No Spoilers because we <3 you
01:30 - Little shows in Vegas
06:00 - Half of CIOs -already replaced by robots
09:40 - Cloud companies still printing $$$$
12:20 - Ford shifts its Focus
15:11 - Fitbit putting an end to lying to your doctor
21:44 - Building business as an independent influencer
Direct download: 306.mp3
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Fri, 27 April 2018
This week, Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest and occasional co-host Amy Lewis (@commsninja) Director of Influence Marketing at VMware. Together they discuss: Cloud Foundry's new take on Kubernetes, Pivotal's IPO, AI taking over Banking jobs, the custom AI chip trend and the latest Amazon rumor.
00:00 - It's not you, it's us
03:00 - Doubling down on Conference Adventures
08:00 - Cloud Foundry eats Kubes
09:25 - IPOs with meteor attention
12:00 - The robots are canning your bank teller
20:00 - Chipping away at AI
23:18 - Melissa's Small Wonder
24:00 - These are not the droids we are making
28:00 - Foo what?
33:00 - Geek Whisperer Activate!
36:00 - Yadin is a Robot
Direct download: 305.mp3
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Thu, 19 April 2018
This week Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest Mark Twomey (@storagezilla). Together, they discuss VMware's VSAN Announcement, the Cybersecurity Tech Accord, Amazon pausing perscription drug play, Elon Musk's new couch, the FBI's latest recruiting challenge and movie suggestions.
00:00 - Zilla teaches Peter about books
04:20 - VSAN isn't quite past it
09:30 - Tech Giants making the arena shrink
16:20 - Amazon steps back from the drugs for a minute
21:06 - Solid proof you are surrounded by idiots
24:20 - The FBI: because clean is more important than good
31:00 - Hiding from the real world because you're gorgeous
Direct download: 304.mp3
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Wed, 11 April 2018
This week Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest Julian Wong, VP of Customer Success at DataVisor (@DataVisor). Together, they discuss EU domain reclamations, Cryptocurrency for the Joshes of the world, Apple's privacy play, Vulnerability issues in Serverless, the new WinDefender exploits and the world of data fraud.
00:00 - EUUUUUUUR OUT!
04:30 - Cryptocurrency: it's better with Whisky
07:48 - Apple: We're selling you in, not out!
11:23 - Serverless, you have some 'splaining to do
13:57 - WinOffender
17:00 - Veeping Customer Success
23:00 - The Fraud Arms Race
Direct download: 303.mp3
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Fri, 30 March 2018
This week Peter, Josh and Melissa discuss the Dropbox IPO, Pivotal's filing for IPO, Uber's move out of Southeast Asia, Zuckerberg's UK summons, Pure's blinged out AI Play, Intel's new glasses and Ecuador killing Assange's wifi.
00:00 - Dropboxing stock like it's hot
07:35 - Josh gets called on the carpet
09:40 - Pivotal's Filing by the Haters
15:30 - Uber Grab's a new approach in Asia
21:00 - Zuck's UK snub
31:00 - Pure and Nvidia go for gold
37:30 - Intel's sweet new dating technology
40:00 - Julian is grounded from the interwebs
Direct download: 302.mp3
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Thu, 22 March 2018
301 - Product Privacy
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa are joined by Todd Cowles (@toddcowles01) Data Science and Analytics Technical Specialist at IBM. Together they discuss Facebook's recent headaches, IOT Farm troubles and potential data privacy challenges with machine learning.
00:00 - Digital Packrats
05:30 - Facebook's data hell is Peter's fault
15:00 - Hey man, your data is showing
20:00 - IOT eating the farmers
24:50 - Shout out to legitimizing your gut
26:30 - Learning to teach machines to learn
30:55 - Data Science not sexy -Wait what?
38:00 - You are not a snowflake
Direct download: 301.mp3
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Thu, 15 March 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa join forces with special guest Tim Crawford (@tcrawford) CIO Strategic Advisor at Avoa. Together they discuss robot job replacement issues at CaliBurger, Tintri's financial struggles, drones causing wildfires and transforming the role of CIO and what it means to the future of technology
00:00 - Conference Crashers
03:26 - Will the real Tim Crawford please stand up?
08:19 - Flippy gets flipped off
13:30 - Tintri finds it's THIS IS SPARTA! moment
19:33 - Drone goes up in smoke like its owner's money
22:11 - Bracing for 6 years of technical impact
34:00 - Tim drops the ultimate #TruthBomb about cloud
38:30 - Snowflakes are for suckers, and we are fully stocked
40:30 - Josh has a "moment"
Direct download: 300.mp3
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Thu, 8 March 2018
This week Peter and Melissa discuss the AI burger takeover, VMware's results, Amazon's latest acquisition, Yet Another Uber Innovation and Apple bleeding its employees.
00:00 - Planes, Ninjas and Sledging
05:00 - Flippy is here to replace your angsty teen
11:00 - VMware: Kicking it.
16:15 - Amazon and Beyonce suggest you put a ring on it
20:24 - The EU wants a bite of Apple's Dutch Sandwich
25:22 - Uber now picks up hitchiking truckers
31:20 - Apple's new building calls for blood
Direct download: 299.mp3
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Tue, 27 February 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa are joined by special guest Yadin Porter de Leon (@porterdeleon), Head of Content Marketing @druvainc and serial podcaster. Together they discuss Flight Simulators that hack you, AI's impending job takeover, Dropbox's massive savings, Android Pay going away and the Dell EMC Code Community.
00:00 - Yellow Snow Warning
05:30 - Putting Light Sabers in Hands
06:36 - Simulator Street Justice
11:50 - AI is coming for your job
21:00 - Dropping it and it's hot
27:25 - Android's lost Wallet
33:35 - Saying goodbye to Dell EMC Code
35:55 - Yadin's Mission
Direct download: 298.mp3
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Thu, 22 February 2018
This week Josh, Peter and Melissa discuss Hyperloop proposals, Atari's new cryptocurrency, Sony's taxi bid, Microsoft's drug program, Spotify's new bet and being Switzerland.
00:00 - Watching bad movies #ForTheTech
03:28 - Elon's boring between McDonald's & ATF bureau
04:52 - Melissa hates on the MidWest
10:38 - Atari's Token Stock Market game
14:58 - Sony gives Uber the "Boy Bye" using AI
19:49 - Microsoft's giving away free cloud candy
26:16 - Spotify's hardening their approach
33:09 - Josh has moved to begging, Melissa nerd-dating
36:20 - Pouring one out for the Swiss
Direct download: 297.mp3
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Wed, 14 February 2018
This week Josh and Melissa discuss drones, Citrix’s new acquisition, IBM’s new vulnerability, iMessage features on Android phones, Uber’s settlement, a new Social Engineering trick and moody voice assistants.
00:00 – Drones filing for separation
08:30 – Citrix’s warm blanket security strategy
12:20 – Using lotus notes? My Secret Squirrel has a present for you. 15:00 – Passive Aggressive iMessaging love for all
17:50 – I love you baby, here’s $240 mil. We cool?
21:05 – Why you should treat Siri like your crazy ex
25:40 – Simulating conversations with lost loves
29:00 – Even your voice assistant sets a bad mood
Direct download: 296.mp3
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Fri, 9 February 2018
This week Peter, Josh and Melissa discuss Comodore64 making a comeback, SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy launch, Kodak’s new Cryptocurrency, Samsung overtaking Intel as the world’s largest chipmaker, Cloud company revenue and RedHat’s acquisition of CoreOS
00:00 – Dry Hell in Colorado
04:45 – Peter is ready to get his nunchuckers on
06:25 – Using Rockets to dispose of your rivals
11:45 – Cryptocurrency playing with your film stock
16:51 – Congrats Tostitos! Worlds largest chipmaker
20:00 – Cloud companies making it rain
24:00 – Just to have Kubernetes in the show notes
26:00 – M& maybe a Reverse A… ?
30:02 – Superb Owls
Direct download: 295.mp3
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Wed, 31 January 2018
This week, Josh and Melissa are joined by Brian Gracely (@bgracely), Director of Product Strategy at RedHat. Together they discuss Microsoft's bug "fix" rejection, the UK gets high speed broadband, Dell's reverse acquisition rumor, podcasting, BBQ and great causes. Donations for the Krispy Kreme Challenge can be made here: https://www.crowdrise.com/thecloudcastnet
00:00 - Engineering tiny cars
03:00 - Intel gets bit by the love bug
04:40 - Josh remote trolls Peter
07:12 - Brian says hello
10:52 - The Dell Reverse Turducken
17:00 - Buy Elon Musk's boring flame throwers
19:00 - Doing all the buzzwords at RedHat
23:30 - Amazon taking the FUN out of VC funding
30:29 - Run to Krispy Kreme for the kids
34:24 - Doing the DevOps with Gene Kim
Direct download: 294.mp3
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Wed, 24 January 2018
This week Josh and Melissa are joined by Eddie. Together they talk about the AI Next Conference, the OnePlus phone breach, Bitcoin's recent plummet, Apple's redistribution of wealth plan and Whole Foods food shortages.
00:00 - Ready or not, here AI come
10:00 - ph-0wn3d your credit to buy ring gear
19:40 - Doing the bitcoin dip and nay nay
24:13 - Apple is all about the washingtons
29:23 - No-ole Foods
34:50 - Streaming in the Sky, because no one should go an hour without Rick and Morty
Direct download: 293.mp3
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Fri, 19 January 2018
This week Melissa and Josh are joined by Greg McCarthy @gmccarthy24, Social Business Advisor at Dell. Together they discuss the Hawaiian missile threat, Google's new acquisition and all things CES from the couch.
00:00 - Lost bets
04:00 - Not a drill, but not true
07:16 - Deep Touch
10:00 - Rained Out in Vegas
15:12 - Speaking in Blockchain, CES greatest hits
20:00 - Wireless charging at the coffee shop is as good as it gets at CES?
26:30 - Alexa, give me a courtesy flush
33:43 - Boom box suitcase
36:35 - Software Defined Coffee
38:54 - We are Bane
44:30 - Roll up TVs
49:12 - Animatronic ducks for the kids
58:36 - Management - not for readers
Direct download: 292.mp3
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Fri, 12 January 2018
This week Peter, Josh and Melissa are joined by Ariel Zane (@lariebyrd), Health Sciences Analyst at MSC. Together they discuss Trump website issues, Amazon's Linux 2 release, Microsoft's latest acquisition, Specter/Meltdown and all things Data Science.
00:00 - Data Science.... OoooOOh!
04:00 - Trump the web troller
07:20 - Amazon is creeping onto your premises
13:00 - MS gets NAS-y
16:50 - Specter Meltdown is my James Bond themed emo cover band
22:51 - Data Science Shaping Policy
27:51 - On the next Hoarders: Your Data
30:05 - Data Archaeology and Data Janitors
37:15 - The Future of Data Science
45:10 - Getting Data Naked
Direct download: 291.mp3
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