Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #268 - Back to Java

Ed, Amy and Greg are back together for this week’s uber-nerd podcast with special guest Richard Seroter, Sr. Director of Product at Pivotal to talk about bad actors in tech, destructive malware and developer productivity with obscure programming languages.

The details…

(0:00) Vertigo from U2
(5:30) Valley of the Douchebags
(8:09) Sacca sorry
(13:10) Petya, not Petya
(15:42) The death of desktop backups
(19:56) Fyreguy gets busted
(22:25) Resolution to the middle seat dilemma
(27:42) Return of Java
(35:13) The intersection of containers and PaaS
(38:06) The rise of platforms
(41:06) “There’s not a single technology that will make a company relevant”
(44:10) Are you normal? Inbox Zero

Direct download: SiT268.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:44pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #267 - Bagged

This week Petersmallbone steers the ship with Ed Saipetch and special guest Ben Kepes, noted business leader, evangelist, entrepreneur and commentator. This week the trio discuss Ben’s adventures without a passport, OpenStack woes, AWS and Walmart scuffles and Windows source code leaks. Stay tuned pass the wrap for outtakes from this week.

The details…

(0:00) Ben’s bag ejected from flight
(7:23) 96 million robocalls for $129M
(12:38) Russia: Symantec, give us your code
(18:42) Windows 10 source code leak
(25:15) Walmart and AWS spat
(36:30) PaaS mafia
(40:08) Monolithic PaaS vs Microservices paradigm
(42:34) Putting OpenStack out of it's misery
(48:23) Airplane mode or no?
(53:58) Outtakes: Uber and SolidFire v4 socks

Direct download: SiT267.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:06pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #266 - Making Friends

This week Amy and Melissa are joined by special guest Sarah Vela (@orchid8), Senior Digital Communications Manager at Forcepoint (@forcepointsec). They discuss new jobs, Trumping government in the cloud, buying Whole Foods with Alexa, pizza on Mars, AirBnB's shifting business model and how to use LinkedIn.

0:00 - We're all Marketers Now
5:29 - How to Make Friends at Your New Company
8:56 - IT's a GaaS!
16:41 - Whole Infrastructure at Amazon
27:05 - Elon Musk's Ultimate FU
33:04 - UberBlame Game
39:32 - AirHotelnB's Kick in the Grass
46:49 - Normal?
50:18 - Stalking Sarah
52:47 - Words of Wisdom Make a Comeback

Direct download: SiT266.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:36pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #265 - Ribbed

This week, Amy and Melissa are joined by special guest Terrence Ryan, (@tpryan) Developer Advocate for Google Cloud Platform. They discuss parliamentary plots, Uber's continued descent into creepy, a new Xbox and IBM's giant cloud deal.

0:00- Bronto Ribs
1:09- Terrence Ryan says hello
3:14 - Rule1- Don't hear NDA stuff
5:13- Google/Don't Google it
8:47- Squishy Human Things
12:18- Parliamentary Plot Foiled?
15:18- Crowning Uber King of Creepy
23:20- Who's the new Uber of?
27:06- Chocolate covered Razorblades
28:19- The Brits have all the good news- like XBOX One X
33:53- Pinball Wizardry and Pong
36:09- A Billion Dollars for Hybrid Cloud? It's the Worst!/Best!
40:22- The Oldest 2 Factor Authentication
42:57- Potty Tweeting

Direct download: SiT265.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:31pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #264: usermind

This week Greg returns to the podcast with Amy and Melissa as well as special guest Michel Feaster, Co-Founder and CEO at usermind. This week the crew talks about CRM evolving, startup life, tech backlash and Apple announcements.

The details:

(0:00) Dropping F Bombs and Easter Eggs
(3:24) Deep diving on usermind: Disrupting CRM
(8:10) How mobile (and millennials) changed customer engagement
(20:53) Working with big VC’s like Andreessen Horowitz
(23:50) Startups as life or death
(25:30) Tech backlash from terrorism
(32:33) Apple announcements: Hits and misses
(41:08) Are you normal? Sanitizing your phone

Direct download: SiT264.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:28pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #263 - Bad Power

Melissa Gurney leads the gang this week and Greg is still locked in a trunk somewhere. The team jumps into the BA outage, cheating emission tests, cloud portability and cloud native myths.

The details…

(0:00) Rage Cage: Expenses and Oracle Sh!t Sandwich
(2:30) Splash back
(5:51) DJ Smallbone
(7:29) AirBnB Internationalization
(13:15) Manchester Tragedy
(16:57) Amazon Grocery Stores
(22:19) British Airways Outage: Bad power supplies?
(27:25) VW Complex Emissions Cheat
(35:13) Tech and Consumption Changes in the Automotive Industry
(42:33) Cloud Portability is a bunch of BS
(43:13) Sweating the Cloud Native details
(53:27) New segment: Are you normal? Twitter poll

Direct download: SiT263.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:42pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #162 - Cats in Teslas

This week Ed Saipetch, Melissa Gurney and Amy Lewis are joined again by special guest Chris Wysopal, security guru and co-founder and chief technology officer of Veracode.

The details…

0:00 - Chris Wysopal our resident security guy, NBD
2:45- Hair dryers for grass
4:45- #catsinteslas
7:50- l0pht article resurrection
14:16- WannaCry? How about now? Now?
22:04- Get a flu shot, wash your hands, patch your sh!t
29:56- Snake oil, security and the real cost
36:27- Mar Lago, wifi and pringles
40:36- Googling IOT & the cloud buzzword bandwagon
47:04- All your devices R belong to what? Eddie's travel ban tears
53:17- Chuck Norris: making corporate security great again

Direct download: SiT262.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:29am EDT

Speaking in Tech #261 - Trainers

This week, Ed’s driving along with Amy and Peter with special guest Martin Cooper, Sr. Director Worldwide System Engineering and Alliances at NGDC.

The details...

(00:18) Bomb in Peter’s backyard
(02:41) Amy discretely coming into DellEMCWorld
(04:17) Peter’s civic duties
(04:50) Martin’s long title
(06:03) What is Next Gen Datacenter
(07:54) Amy wrecking Martin’s trainers
(10:02) What the heck is NVMe?
(13:43) Transformation of storage companies
(15:55) Opensource disruption to commercial storage
(19:23) Is America anti-innovation?
(26:41) Innovation vs. entrepreneurship
(31:27) SpaceX’s first geostationary satellite launch
(34:41) Digging into Fyre App and Festival
(39:56) World’s largest single memory computer

Direct download: SiT261.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:42pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #260 - Live from Dell EMC World

This week the whole gang, past and present, are live in Las Vegas podcasting from Dell EMC World. Besides pealing back this week’s announcements, Greg, Ed, Amy, Peter and Melissa are joined by Sarah Vela and Mark Twomey (AKA Storagezilla) to discuss changes at Dell EMC, Amazon’s new toy and a quick movie review.

(0:00) The Prodigal Daughter returns
(2:04) Executive back packs
(3:00) Dell EMC World, a different feel
(4:13) Storagezilla crashes the party
(7:52) The big announcement: Amazon Echo Show
(10:29) Dell EMC announcements
(16:04) What is IT Transformation?
(25:11) Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2 review
(27:55) Tech escape and show highlights
(37:00) Sarah’s choir

Direct download: SiT260.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:02pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #259 - Fyre!

An engineer gets fined in Oregon for calling himself an engineer and Amazon wants a peak at what you are wearing. This week Greg, Ed and Melissa mull over absurd state rules and new toys from Amazon as well as horror stories from Fyre Festival in this week’s tech podcast.

 

(0:00) Eddie’s flame throwing birthday
(4:01) Nutanix vs VxRail
(6:08) Fyre Festival fail
(13:21) Engineer fined $500 for calling himself 'engineer'
(19:13) Zuck discovers the US midwest
(27:15) Rumours: Apple to release a Siri Speaker
(32:27) Apple should buy Disney
(30:27) Amazon’s Echo Look: Alexa with eyes
(46:30) Cinco de Mayo and Dell EMC World

Direct download: SiT259.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 6:01pm EDT