Speaking in Tech

This week, Melissa is joined by new cohost Lauren Malhoit. Together they talk about HPE and Rackspace teaming up for a new offering, Qualcomm and Broadcom's not merger, more sexual harassment allegations in the tech industry and Bill Gates building smart cities.

00:00 - Welcome Lauren!
02:54 - Private not Private Cloud
11:31 - Qualcomm's just not that into you
14:31 - Great at what you do isn't the same as being a good person
18:21 - Move to Bill Gates' Racoon City!
23:53 - What's new at Cisco?
26:28 - Encrypted Traffic Cops
29:13 - Software Defined Access, because Networking was taken
37:50 - Taking over with Robots on the Weekend

Direct download: 285.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:10pm EST

This week Amy, Peter and Melissa are joined by their new co-host. Together, they discuss Twitter, Look, Freedom, Kinect, Blockchain and Robot citizenship.

00:00- Well, there goes that surprise.
07:50- Twitter makes money?
13:44- Free Speech Snake Oil
22:13- Amazon is watching you
27:02- Kinecting in other ways
33:01- Gimme more $$, I got Blockchainzzzz
38:50- Arabian Nights with Robot citizens

Direct download: 284.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:11am EST

This week Peter, Eddie and Melissa talk about the latest on Docker, Citrix, Botnets, hostile media players and Google.

00:00 - 6 degrees of Eddie Saipetch
06:39 - Ed's news
12:41 - Docker's no surprise-surprise
22:21 - The Citrix sue off and spelling bee
29:45 - The New Botnet on the Block
36:57 - ElMedia player -the KILLer MacOS experience
41:03 - Google Maps fat shames you into walking
46:00 - We still kinda like you, Austin

Direct download: 283.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

This week Amy, Melissa and Peter are joined by special guest James Watters (@wattersjames) SVP of Products @Pivotal. Together they discuss hack backs, blue screens, Krack and all the cloud platform buzzwords.

00:00 - Peter's Bionic Woman
04:16 - James Watters: He Doesn't Own Things
06:22 - Weirdest as a Service
09:50 - Hack! No Hack Backs!
14:34 - Blue screen of Servers vs Services
19:52 - Can't get enough Krack!
23:02 - Walls in France more interesting than your Krack
26:39 - Micro State of the Union
33:09 - Build not Buy... Wait What?
37:02 - Amazon's lack of ambition
40:00 - Public Cloud Netwerkin'

Direct download: 282.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:45am EST

This week Peter, Amy and Melissa are joined by special guest Paul Stamp, Director of Product Management at Onapsis. Together they discuss AIM, Windows 10 Mobile, Google's big announcements, Equifax, Yahoo and ERP.
00:00 - Hi Paul
02:30 - Getting dumped on AIM
05:08 - Windows 10 Mobile going the way of PalmOS
08:57 - Google softly babeling in your ear
13:18 - Pixel 2 - Jacked out
15:30 - Google goes full Circle
16:35 - Equipatsy
23:30 - Yahoo's massive data dump
30:40 - Onapsis Synapsis

Direct download: 281.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:57am EST

This week Ed and Melissa are joined by Rob Beddard (@rob_beddard), Senior Service Engineer at Microsoft. Together they discuss dead startups, stopping dubious cows, shipping Greg, unlikely unions and moving your traditional IT workloads to the cloud.

01:00 - Eddie nearly dies in the Michigan wilderness
04:13- Hello Rob
07:40- Pouring one out for the suckers
14:34- Autoreply on the phone
16:38- Nabbing terrorist cows
21:00- Greg's going on a mission trip to China
30:34- Marital War games with Alexa
32:04- New Frenemies- Watch your back Apple!
37:32- Moving your applications to the cloud
46:53- The reward for heroism
54:55- Normal?

Direct download: 280.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:17am EST

This week Peter, Ed and Melissa are joined by Jane Murison (@mewroh) a head of UX design at BBC. Together they dive in to Uber, Google, Equifax, new data visualization techniques and user experience!

00:00 - Eddie's new sucker
01:50 - The curse of SiT
03:24 - Meet Jane
06:38 - Uber's straight out of London
19:25 - Googling phone hardware
27:54 - Equif*xed it up again
31:58 - Fonting brilliant
37:28 - Living, loving, UX
45:00 - Chasing the good UX unicorn
51:20 - Control freakery
55:38 - Normal?

Direct download: 279.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:17pm EST

This week Ed, Peter and Melissa discuss the excitement over the new iPhone, Google dropping Symantec certs and Equifax's latest exits.

0:00 - There's no marching
7:14 - Ed's unplanned homework
16:03 - Apple pushes ahead?
29:16 - Truth or Dare
32:00 - Google doesn't trust you
41:30 - Remarkable Coincidences at Equifax
48:52 - Pokémon or Nokémon? 

Direct download: 278.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:09am EST

Speaking in Tech #277 - The Big Finale on The Register

Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Peter Smallbone host the final show on The Register with a full house. Chad Sakac, from Dell EMC, Marc Farley, now back at HPE, Sarah Vela, from Forcepoint and Mark Twomey (aka StorageZilla), from Dell EMC all jump in to discuss disruption, Dell, Oracle, Solaris, Equifax and much, much more.

The details…

(1:00) Wrapping up on The Register
(4:08) Dell and EMC one year wedding anniversary
(5:35) Farley back at HPE
(6:50) Storage consolidation
(8:00) Larry puts a bullet in Solaris
(16:05) The Public Cloud war winners and losers
(17:55) Disrupting Converged Infrastructure
(23:05) Sarah jumps to Forcepoint
(25:24) Equifax circles the bowl
(30:35) GDPR and more regulation is coming
(36:25) Chad’s book recommendation: Sapiens - A Brief History of Humankind
(40:22) Who owns data about you?
(44:40) Zilla reviews Stephen King’s “It”
(46:35) The podcast moves on

With that, we wrap up our tenure on The Register. We want to thank Drew, Chris, Jude and the entire team at The Register for giving us this fantastic opportunity and tolerating the good, the bad and the ugly of the podcast. We’d also like to thank our 40,000 plus monthly listeners who have never been shy with their feedback. The podcast will still be available through your favorite podcast app as Ed, Melissa and Peter will be driving while Greg and Amy will still jump on periodically. Everything can be disrupted - even podcasts.

Direct download: SiT277.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:45pm EST

Speaking in Tech #276 - LIVE from VMworld

This week Amy Lewis and Melissa Gurney are live from VMWorld with special guest Vaughn Stewart (@vstewed) VP of Technology at Pure Storage. Together they roll through all the latest buzzwords: bio-computing, cloud, SDDC, blockchain and transformation. This is a live edition from VMworld, background noise and all.

(0:00) Welcome Back Vaughn
(3:56) My computer smells a bomb and it isn't me
(8:19) Down the Nerd Path
(12:00) New Uber C-E-Oh...
(13:50) Vaughn's mom
(15:26) Grandma's grocery Blockchainz
(21:18) Google Tiers their cloud- Shots!
(25:35) Listicles and SDDC
(35:40) Mo Data Mo Mischief
(36:13) Where's Vaughn
(38:16) Normal?

Direct download: SiT276.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:24pm EST