Speaking in Tech

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:48am EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:47am EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 3:48am EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:17pm EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:47pm EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:25am EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:08am EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:07am EST

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
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:29pm EST

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 EST