Speaking in Tech (technology)

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:27pm EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:27pm EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:38am EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:14pm EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:54am EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:08am EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:03pm EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 5:28am EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:06pm EDT

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:25am EDT