Speaking in Tech

Speaking in Tech #174 - Zilla


Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week we cover Intel, more Ashley Madison fallout, Hangouts, IPO’s and more. Our special guest this week is Mark Twomey (aka Storagezilla).

Here are the details…

(1:00) Eddie line dances

(4:15) VMworld prep

(4:50) Tech Reckoning

(6:09) Intel chips in on Mirantis

(9:30) Ashley Madison, by the numbers

(14:11) Google Hangouts get a face lift

(18:36) FLASHBACK: Radio Shack 8-track tape player

(19:06) Storagezilla returns

(20:15) Looking back at Windows 95… and Minesweeper 

(22:41) Searching Ashley Madison

(24:32) Intel plays defense

(30:15) Tech IPO’s get more challenges

(36:23) Big moves at VMware

(41:05) Renaming the Borg

(44:23) No big surprises at VMworld

Direct download: SiT174_-_Zilla.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 7:29pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #173 - Exposed

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's a full cast as we cover new gadgets, Android messaging, tough work and exposed cheaters.

Here are the details:

(1:50) Eddie checks in from LinuxCon: soda, sweets & sessions

(7:00) Dell Venue 8 7000 tablet smackdown

(12:14) LG G4 smack down

(14:02) The 3 most important mobile phone features

(15:10) Google is killing instant messaging on Android

(19:20) Apple manages expectations

(23:00) The Amazon torture chamber

(30:55) Martiz steps away as CEO of Pivotal

(33:50) The BIG bet

(36:33) Ashley Madison exposed

(40:20) Celebrity Exposure Pool

Direct download: SiT173.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:37am EDT

Speaking in Tech #172 - Big Exit

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week it's Ed and Greg talking about big moves for Google, EMC and VMware and a bad move for Nutanix. Our special guest this week is Brad O'Neill, co-founder of TechValidate fresh from being acquired by Survey Monkey just last week to talk about his plans and lessons learned.


(2:02) Google's alphabet soup

(3:45) Shuffling the EMC and VMware deck chairs

(8:49) Nutanix tanks performance tests

(15:00) FLASHBACK: RCA personal TV from 1956

(16:00) Special guest Brad O'Neill of TechValidate and now part of Survey Monkey

(18:37) The acquisition prediction that wasn't

(20:45) How the TechValidate acquisition came together

(22:45) Survey Monkey in the enterprise

(25:00) The challenges of boot strapping a tech startup

(29:00) The reality of the valley VC bubble

(32:30) What's next 

Direct download: SiT172.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 8:14pm EDT

Speaking in Tech #171 - Thumbed

Hosted by Greg Knieriemen, Ed Saipetch and Sarah Vela. This week, it's a full boat with Ed, Sarah and Greg talking about EMC decisions, fewer internet TV options and a Canadian hitchhiker. Our special guest this week is Rob Peglar from Micron.


This week we discuss...


(2:07) Spinning VMware

(9:10) Consequences for VMworld

(13:52) Matchstick burns down

(15:12) Dumping Sling TV

(19:11) hitchBOT decapitated, Canada outraged

(22:37) FLASHBACK: 1954 Univac commercial

(23:12) Catching up with Rob Peglar from Micron

(27:30) Flashy Micron storage  

(33:50) Going Hyperscale 

(40:44) Rob's home labs

(42:40) Intrest in Micron


Direct download: SiT171.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:21am EDT