Speaking in Tech

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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 EDT

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