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Monthly Archives: April 2018

Episode 35 – Interview with Tech Icon Adam Jacob, CTO of Chef

Published last year in Chef , Containers , DevOps , Serverless - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  No Safe spaces today.  Straight talk from the “No A-hole” zone with Chef CTO, Adam Jacob.

Just because you’re infrastructure is code, doesn’t mean you’re not an A-Hole.  Don’t be that person…Listen to Adam Jacobs.  Chef was clearly the tip of the sword during the birth of DevOps.  Hear Adam describe where they came from and where they’re going at Chef.  www.chef.io

This Interview is the embodiment of Enterprise IT.

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Episode 34 – Enter The Tech Fugitive Phishing Tournament, Win Big Prizes!

Published last year in Amazon , Apple , Oracle , Security - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  Mark’s biting, so send in a thumb drive loaded with malware and a label that’s sure to lure him in. 

Security peeps….do you like a challenge.  Send the Tech Fugitives a thumb drive with your funniest, most alluring label.  Here’s the “catch”…we want the thumb drive loaded down with the most heinous malware ya’ got!  Best entry wins limited edition swage!  Send thumb drives to PO Box 270032, Flower Mound, TX 75027-0032.  Judges decisions final.  Thumb drives will NOT be returned.

We also discus:

Elon Musk Party balloons.  https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/19/musk_party_balloon_rockets/

The Blue Tick and other super heroes.  https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/09/twitter-could-let-everyone-get-a-blue-tick-for-verification-jack-dorsey.html

Oracle chest thumping.  https://seekingalpha.com/article/4163331-amazon-king-cloud-oracle-steal-crown

Apple’s self driving car patents. https://www.theverge.com/2018/4/2/17188782/apple-virtual-augmented-reality-patent-self-driving-cars

 

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Episode 33 – With a Booster Seat, Zuck Can Almost See Russia From Here

Published last year in Cisco , Facebook , Google , Government , Storage - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast. The Tech Fugitives also pile on China… even though they invented nanofilm thinner than Mark’s hair.

“Your user agreement SUCKS!”  Senator Kennedy of Louisiana criticized Facebook’s user agreement during a joint hearing of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce committees.  Of course the only thing that sucks more than the FB user agreement, is the Senate’s lack of understanding of ANYTHING technical.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/10/senator-to-zuckerberg-your-user-agreement-sucks.html

Also on the show:

Cisco bets big on 5G.  https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/17/cisco-executive-miyuki-suzuki-on-5g-business-opportunities.html

China invents massive storage platform….on NANOFILM!  https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/china-data-nanofilm/

China and Google…back together again.  Employees Silent!  https://thediplomat.com/2018/01/google-stumbles-back-to-china/

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Episode 32 – Interview with Anamita Guha, IBM Product Manager for Watson Developer Labs & AR/VR Labs

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.   Get your Virtual AND Augmented Reality adjusted by this VERY smart industry expert, IBM’s Anamita Guha.

Listen to Anamita deal with the reality of The Tech Fugitives while we discuss the key differences between augmented and virtual reality, as well as the key applications for each.

Anamita holds a degree in Cognitive Science from UC Berkley, but she still seems normal….on the outside 🙂  It was great to hear about all the incredible ways AR and VR can change the world in the future.  Kyle and I were both intrigued by the learning/education applications!  You will be impressed by Anamita, she is a powerhouse technologist!

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Episode 31 – Blockchain is crap…and other Flat Earth Theories.

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  Make a bad comment about Blockchain…..and feel the wrath of Kyle!

CNBC runs a “Commentary” article about Blockchain flaws.  Kyle says “take crazy somewhere else”, while Mark looks for the nugget of truth.  Feelings are hurt, but we hug it out.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/09/blockchain-is-not-only-crappy-technology-but-a-bad-vision-for-the-future.html

We also discuss:

How to lose your baby sitting job.

Google employees rage against the AI machine AND the Military Industrial Complex.

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/04/07/ai_roundup/

IoT’s distant thunders

https://www.wired.com/story/upnp-router-game-console-vulnerabilities-exploited/

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Episode 30 – Don’t let your Technical Debt leave you Emotionally Bankrupt!

Published last year in Agile , Facebook , IoT , Microsoft - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast.  Did you take out a second mortgage on your Cobal code so you could fix your plumbing?

Long standing enterprises are wrought with baggage.  Some of that baggage has so much technical debt that it might just be easier to move.  Listen to reason and listen to the Tech Fugitives help you spot your technical debt and what to do about it!

We also discuss:

How deep does this hole go?….and other Zuckerberg musings.

Dropbox’s sweaty wad and their future….according to Mark!

Meltdown & Spectre….the dumbest, most useless bugs to never be solved.

Microsoft has so much money for IoT, they don’t know where to put it all.

 

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Episode 29 – The Government, Amazon Cloud & Facebook…. They’re all just here to help!

Published last year in Amazon , AWS , Cisco , Facebook , Government , Storage - 0 Comments

Welcome back to the Tech Fugitives podcast, where we just invented cameras specifically designed to watch your phones & XBox.

The Government is here to help…of course.  But just to be sure, we’ll have Amazon and Facebook get involved just to keep the Government in check!

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/30/facebook_reviews_election_defenses_as_exec_pulls_foot_from_mouth/

Jeff Bezos is now in charge of House Griffendorf.

Cisco Disaggregates their software from Hardware. https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/03/28/cisco_disaggregation_strategy/

Also: GoDaddy moves to AWS, Microsoft opens AI training….and uh…. Africa is splitting in two!

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