Roaring Elephant

Dave Russell & Jhon Masschelein

Bite-Sized Big Tech

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In a reaction to a "Cloud First" initiative form the UK government, HPE has released a manifesto claiming his is a bad thing. Now, the government plans are already a couple of years old, so why is HPE speaking out against it only now? Well, that only one of the many questions we have! Here is a link to to the HPE Manifesto. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Nov 23

32 min 43 sec

Uni kernels, Nano Kernels... It was all new to your co-hosts but this tech has been around for a while now and promises faster, safer & cheaper Cloud Infrastructure. Is this just hype or is it everything you could possibly hope for? We invited Ian Eyberg, CEO of nanovms and subject matter expert, to tell us all about it. Get more information from the following websites that were mentioned during the interview with Ian: NanoVMsNanos.orgOPS - Easily Build and Run Unikernels Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Nov 16

37 min 20 sec

Uni kernels, Nano Kernels... It was all new to your co-hosts but this tech has been around for a while now and promises faster, safer & cheaper Cloud Infrastructure. Is this just hype or is it everything you could possibly hope for? We invited Ian Eyberg, CEO of nanovms and subject matter expert, to tell us all about it. Get more information from the following websites that were mentioned during the interview with Ian: NanoVMsNanos.orgOPS - Easily Build and Run Unikernels Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Nov 9

47 min 12 sec

We found some statistics around Open source data sources and we're very keen to find that OSS Data Tech that can solve all your needs, today! Or we'll find out one more time that statistics are less trustworthy than we should like... For this episode, we got some inspiration from this (not so good) article on Datanami. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Nov 2

31 min 50 sec

Jort Rodenburg, author of Code Like a Pro in C# (Published by Manning) joins your cohost in this second episode where we discuss good software development practices. O, and yea, he wrote a book! :D Be sure to check out "Code Like a Pro in C#" by Jort Rodenburg! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Oct 26

30 min 2 sec

Jort Rodenburg, author of Code Like a Pro in C# (Published by Manning) joins your cohost in this and the next episode to discuss good software development practices. O, and yea, he wrote a book! :D Be sure to check out "Code Like a Pro in C#" by Jort Rodenburg! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Oct 19

31 min

Email as a fundamental way of communication in your enterprise may be much maligned and despised, however, ditching email altogether, as some Internet sources would like you to do is definitely not the best path forwards. At least we don't think so. A better way, possibly even the best way forward, is to use tools for the purpose they are built. Tools that are a good fit for real time communications, are not fit for other, slower communication channels. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Oct 12

27 min 8 sec

Join David A. Wheeler, Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security at the Linux Foundation and us for a discussion about securing the Open Source Ecosystem. The Linux Foundation has had a couple of initiatives around this and they now all culminate in the recently minted Open SSF. Find out more about the Open SSF foundation and other things David talked about using the following links: OpenSSF Security Metrics Project: https://metrics.openssf.org/search?q=kubernetesBest practices Badge: https://bestpractices.coreinfrastructure.org/Best practices Badge "passing" criteria: https://bestpractices.coreinfrastructure.org/criteria/0Best Practices Badge Statistics: https://bestpractices.coreinfrastructure.org/project_statsOpenSSF edX Courses: https://openssf.org/edx-courses/OpenSSF Security Scorecards: https://github.com/ossf/scorecard Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Oct 5

33 min 30 sec

Join David A. Wheeler, Director of Open Source Supply Chain Security at the Linux Foundation and us for a discussion about securing the Open Source Ecosystem. The Linux Foundation has had a couple of initiatives around this and they now all culminate in the recently minted Open SSF. Find out more about the Open SSF foundation and other things David talked about using the following links: OpenSSF Security Metrics Project: https://metrics.openssf.org/search?q=kubernetesBest practices Badge: https://bestpractices.coreinfrastructure.org/Best practices Badge "passing" criteria: https://bestpractices.coreinfrastructure.org/criteria/0Best Practices Badge Statistics: https://bestpractices.coreinfrastructure.org/project_statsOpenSSF edX Courses: https://openssf.org/edx-courses/OpenSSF Security Scorecards: https://github.com/ossf/scorecard Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Sep 28

23 min 10 sec

With Open Source quickly becoming the backbone of most software, both commercial and free, the question about who actually OWNS open source gets asked louder and louder.... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Sep 21

42 min 56 sec

Taking your first steps on the road to Data Science is definitely a confusing and uncertain endeavor. With the amount of courses and other information available, it becomes extremely hard to find a straight road towards a result that is actually valuable in your journey towards becoming a professional Data Scientist. Under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation, the recently formed OpenDS4All project is trying hard to solve this problem for you. Join us in this first part of our interview with André de Waal to find out how you can benefit from this! Many thanks to André de Waal for joining us and don't forget to catch our next episode where we will conclude this interview. More information on DS4All can be found on their website. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Sep 14

41 min 38 sec

Taking your first steps on the road to Data Science is definitely a confusing and uncertain endeavor. With the amount of courses and other information available, it becomes extremely hard to find a straight road towards a result that is actually valuable in your journey towards becoming a professional Data Scientist. Under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation, the recently formed OpenDS4All project is trying hard to solve this problem for you. Join us in this first part of our interview with André de Waal to find out how you can benefit from this! Many thanks to André de Waal for joining us and don't forget to catch our next episode where we will conclude this interview. More information on DS4All can be found on their website. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Sep 7

24 min 41 sec

Moving to cloud can be done in many different ways, but not all paths will be as forgiving. Unfortunately, Some internet sources give really bad advise, at least we think so. Here is the Roaring Elephant to set the record straight and offer some do's and don'ts! We typically list the internet sources we used for inspiration here, but considering we really do not agree with he source in this case, we really do not want to aid in spreading the misinformation... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Aug 31

26 min 1 sec

Assembling a perfect team turns out to be closer to alchemy than science! During our research for the Corporate Culture series, we came across an article describing some research that was done by Google on the very subject. We really liked the article but feel it fell short on a couple of points, so here is us talking about our take on this subject. For this episode, we took some inspiration from the following article: What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team – The New York Times Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Aug 24

38 min 18 sec

Voluntarily or not, everything falls victim to the Hype Cycle and Kubernetes is no exception. Should you say 'NO' to Kubernetes? Well, at least one company that seems to be a poster child for the technology published a blog explaining why they are not using it... and the internet exploded.... Fr this episode, we found inspiration in the following internet resources: No, we don’t use Kubernetes | Ably Blog: Data in MotionApplication reveals which congressmen are distracted on their phones (newsbeezer.com) Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Aug 17

34 min 33 sec

Assembling a perfect team turns out to be closer to alchemy than science! During our research for the Corporate Culture series, we came across an article describing some research that was done by Google on the very subject. We really liked the article but feel it fell short on a couple of points, so here is us talking about our take on this subject. For this episode, we took some inspiration from the following article: What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team - The New York Times Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Aug 10

47 min 18 sec

Keeping software up to date is not always easy and even the biggest out there are not immune to "Software Update Hell"! For this episode, we got inspiration from the following online resources: Migrating Facebook to MySQL 8.0 - Facebook Engineering (fb.com)Bleak Cyborg Future from Brain-Computer Interfaces if We're Not Careful - AIP Publishing LLC Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Aug 3

47 min 40 sec

Assembling a perfect team turns out to be closer to alchemy than science! During our research for the Corporate Culture series, we came across an article describing some research that was done by Google on the very subject. We really liked the article but feel it fell short on a couple of points, so here is us talking about our take on this subject. For this episode, we took some inspiration from the following article: What Google Learned From Its Quest to Build the Perfect Team - The New York Times Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jul 27

40 min 46 sec

This episode was inspired by the cancelation of the much talked about 10 billion dollar Pentagon JEDI cloud project. Do enormous single vendor contracts make sense? Is 10 years really a realistic timeline to limit the technological advances to a single provider? Well, the Pentagon ultimately decided against it (or did they?). Should you? Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jul 20

35 min 5 sec

In this continuation of last episode, we discuss the remaining 4 items on the "Corporate Culture to-do list for the dream company". We're slowly closing off this series on the subject with one more, maybe two more episodes coming up. Do let us know how you are enjoying this series? In this episode, we took inspiration from this wonderful article on the Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2013/05/creating-the-best-workplace-on-earth Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jul 13

41 min 52 sec

The SaaS technology company Snowflake has been in the news repeatedly, taking a firm stance on their views on Open Source and it is rather puzzling why they choose to do this... In this episode, the following articles were referenced: https://techexec.com.au/?p=3892https://finance.yahoo.com/news/c3-ai-ai-partners-snowflake-140702850.htmlhttps://gcn.com/articles/2021/05/18/open-source-serverless.aspx Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jul 6

30 min 57 sec

After focusing on what can go wring when it comes to Corporate Culture and what the impact can be, we're switching gears now and look at the alternative. During our research for this series we fortunately also came across content that covered how it would be possible to build a corporate culture that is supportive and nurturing and in this first episode, we're looking at what kind of impact this can have on the organization and the people. In this episode, we took inspiration from this wonderful article on the Harvard Business Review: https://hbr.org/2013/05/creating-the-best-workplace-on-earth Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jun 29

42 min 41 sec

In the technology space especially, but in general as well, organizations need to "keep up" or become obsolete. But how fast should emerging technology be adopted, if at all? The following articles were referenced n this episode: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2021/05/24/top-emerging-technologies/https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-57394831 Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jun 22

40 min 12 sec

Continuing our journey on everything about Company Culture, this episode focusses on what actually feeds a Toxic Culture and how one could potentially avoid going down that unfortunate path. Make sure to listen to the two earlier episodes on this topic if you want to get the full picture! Here are the links to the web resources we touched on this episode: Toxic workplace culture pissing off employees and pushing away customers?7 Signs of a Toxic Workplace Culture Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jun 15

42 min 58 sec

Microsoft just release a blog post where the "guarantee" your data will no move out of the EU. Sounds great, but what are they really after... Why can't we all just get along? Data and nation borders are not the best of bed fellows and Microsoft is coming to the rescue with a firm guarantee that data that happens in the EU, stays in the EU! Or do they... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jun 8

35 min 21 sec

In this second episode on Company Culture, we move away from the specific case of Basecamp, though we'll still use it as an example. Specifically their new stance on how a company should distance itself from politics and social issues. Is that really a good idea? Is it even possible? Join us in this episode where we dive deeper into that aspect of Company Culture. Here are links to the web resources that we referenced during this episode: Changes at BasecampAmazon extends ban on police use of its facial recognition software ‘until further notice’Thousands of Google employees asked CEO Sundar Pichai to stop providing AI tech for the US military’s dronesMilitary work is a lightning rod in Silicon Valley, but Microsoft will sell the Pentagon all the AI it needs Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jun 1

33 min 18 sec

In this episode, we look at how old tech is trying to retake their glory days by embracing Cloud and Apparently, just plain automation is no longer enough... Old Dog, New Tricks? Cloud continues to make live harder and harder for the traditional big tech companies. Is embracing cloud a way out for them, or do they just have their heads in the clouds.... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

May 25

35 min 34 sec

That Company Culture is a huge part of why someone chooses to work for a certain company (or not) should come as no surprise to anyone really. However as recent news has demonstrated, there are still many ways to stumble by misjudging the consequences of certain decisions made by company execs. We'll be covering this subject over multiple episodes and in this first episode we discuss not only why Basecamp made the news, but also why this news inspired us to do this episode series. Here are links to the web content we referenced during the episode: The story of Basecamp’s disastrous policyhttps://www.theverge.com/2021/5/4/22419512/basecamp-political-speech-policy-falloutChanges at Basecamphttps://world.hey.com/jason/changes-at-basecamp-7f32afc5Basecamp Just Broke the Mold to Grow Better, and Fasterhttps://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2021/05/07/basecamp_just_broke_the_mold_to_grow_better_and_faster_776155.html Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

May 18

50 min 53 sec

A couple of weeks ago, Signal pulled of a astonishing feat: not only did it do a remarkable job on getting the word out that the big ad companies are tracking you, they actually got Facebook to do most of the talking for them! When advertising goes Viral It feels like sheer genius: Signal tells the truth about tracking and gets Facebook to help spread the word. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

May 11

38 min 37 sec

Continuing on last weeks Open Source Roundup, this time we focus on concept of security and safety with Open Source projects. This weeks inspiration came from these articles: Is Open Source More Secure Than Closed Source?https://devops.com/is-open-source-more-secure-than-closed-source/Open-source, cloud-native projects: 5 key questions to assess riskhttps://techbeacon.com/app-dev-testing/open-source-cloud-native-projects-5-key-questions-assess-risk7 Reasons to Get Serious About Your Open-Source Strategyhttps://builtin.com/software-engineering-perspectives/open-source-program-office Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

May 4

36 min 26 sec

Today's episode features a roundup of Open source related topics, more specifically about the importance of communities. Inspiration was taken from these online articles: What's the point of open source without contributors? Turns out, there are severalhttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/whats-the-point-of-open-source-without-contributors-turns-out-there-are-several/Apache Software Foundation retires slew of Hadoop-related projectshttps://www.zdnet.com/article/apache-software-foundation-retires-slew-of-hadoop-related-projects/New Linux Foundation project takes blockchain and the open source approach to the insurance industryhttps://www.techrepublic.com/article/new-linux-foundation-project-takes-blockchain-and-the-open-source-approach-to-the-insurance-industry/ Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Apr 27

36 min 37 sec

After a decade of court battles, Oracle finally lost their case against Google about copying the Java API for use in Android. The fact that Java has not been part of Android since version 7 (Nougat) did not mean Oracle would stop the litigation. O, no... Oracle wanted their 9 billion dollar claim and they were prepared to go to the supreme court for that... Today's Articles https://www.androidpolice.com/2021/04/05/supreme-court-gives-google-the-final-win-versus-oracle/ https://cloud.google.com/blog/topics/developers-practitioners/back-popular-demand-google-cloud-products-4-words-or-less-2021-edition https://lists.apache.org/x/thread.html/rab2a820507f7c846e54a847398ab20f47698ec5bce0c8e182bfe51ba%40%3Cdev.mesos.apache.org%3E Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Apr 20

37 min 27 sec

Everybody's favorite agony aunt is being put out to pasture and we felt we cold not let this occasion go unnoticed. Instead we decided to regale our audience with some of our favorite picks of the cornucopia that is Yahoo Answers! And yes, if you had totally forgotten it still existed, so did we... Our Fabulous Picks: The Good:  A question for programmers. Is it too late to start programming at age 35, but to get a job not just for fun. ?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20210406090153AAv17hOWhat is big data about?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AwrC1ClLGHBgvlIAMhdPmolQ;_ylu=Y29sbwNiZjEEcG9zAzEEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Ny?qid=20130528083829AANsKIH  The Bad: What are some ways to print your emails.?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20210406211203AAT7E0tHow i can build an artificial intelligence and what programming language I must use?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AwrC0CYDGnBgawoAqBRPmolQ;_ylu=Y29sbwNiZjEEcG9zAzEEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Ny?qid=20141220041546AAVsLRJ  The Ugly:Can machines and computer learn?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index;_ylt=AwrC1zF3GHBg_xYASglPmolQ;_ylu=Y29sbwNiZjEEcG9zAzUEdnRpZAMEc2VjA3Ny?qid=20101031054037AAXrV4j Is it ideal to keep your data totally off your computer? ?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20210405001740AAilRYs Bonus RoundWhy don't computers run on coal?https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20210330060136AA2MQf9 Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Apr 13

37 min 44 sec

While discussing an article on Edge Computing, we discovered we have pretty diverging ideas on the subject an thus, a Roaring Elephant episode was borne! General Edge computing concepts, where it came from and where it could possibly end up in the future all come up in this episode. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Apr 6

49 min 25 sec

Big technology projects have the reputation of failing often and hard. For this episode, we took inspiration from the "Fishbone of Problems" put together by Stephen J. Andriole to discuss some potential pitfalls. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Mar 30

36 min 25 sec

As you might expect, Open Source @ Google works just a little different. Thanks to their scale, they are able to push the "monorepo" paradigm to the extreme where they compile all the critical open source projects from their own repository. In this episode we try to answer the question if everybody should adopt Google approach or not. And unsurprisingly, the answer is the ubiquitous "it depends".... The topic for this episode was the result of reading a number of online articles which we references during the discussion: How Google manages open sourceOpen Source PatchingOpen source: Google wants new rules for developers working on 'critical' projects'We're finding bugs way faster than we can fix them': Google sponsors 2 full-time devs to improve Linux security Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Mar 23

30 min 45 sec

We recently came across some content on the do's and dont's, good and bad, ups and downs and lefts and rights when it comes to the much discusses, often misunderstood but definitely vital role of the Enterprise Architect. While we were discussing it, we decided to switch on the microphones and record our musings on the matter. Now please do not expect any kind of conclusion at the end of this episode: it's not that kind of episode, at all! It's much more just two tech veterans reminiscing and grumbling over past experiences.... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Mar 16

34 min 41 sec

Recently there has been some outcry from the community about Red Hat's plans with their free CentOS distribution. Moving to the newly proposed "CentOS Stream" style of making the distro available does seem to make sense for Red Hat, but how does it affect the rest of the world? CentOS Stream Timeline March 31, 2016RedHat launches developer program with “free” subscriptions availableSeptember 24, 2019Transforming the development experience within CentOSDecember 8, 2020CentOS Stream: Building an innovative future for enterprise LinuxCentOS Project shifts focus to CentOS StreamJanuary 20th 2021New Year, new Red Hat Enterprise Linux programs: Easier ways to access RHELFebruary 25, 2021Extending no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux to open source organizations Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Mar 9

52 min 44 sec

With the release of GKE Autopilot by Google, there is now an "easy" button for Kubernetes deployments everywhere. But is an easy button really what the world needs, especially for something as flexible, transformative and yes, definitely complex as Kubernetes? Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Mar 2

27 min 6 sec

In this weeks episode, we give our take on how reliable the information on the internet really is. Also, is GitHub leading the way towards a cookie-less future? And if so, what will the consequences be? Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Feb 23

29 min 8 sec

In this weeks episode we discuss NEO4J's take on Graph Data Science and take a look at the postmortem that Slack released, following their world-wide outage a month ago. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Feb 16

30 min 17 sec

About a year ago, we had the lucky coincidence to have a discussion with Rodolphe Dutel on the subject of working remotely. Twelve months later, the world is a much different place and working from home has become the norm, especially in the more technical workplaces, we touch base with Rodolphe and get his insights and experiences. In this final episode on the topic, for this year at least, we finish off looking at how we feel, think, hope and fear the situation will stabilize once the troubles are behind us. If you are interesting in working remotely, check out the Remotive.io job board! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Feb 9

54 min 45 sec

About a year ago, we had the lucky coincidence to have a discussion with Rodolphe Dutel on the subject of working remotely. Twelve months later, the world is a much different place and working from home has become the norm, especially in the more technical workplaces, we touch base with Rodolphe and get his insights and experiences. This second part focuses more on how we will transition from the current extreme situation into a more long term, sustainable organization. If you are interesting in working remotely, check out the Remotive.io job board! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Feb 2

48 min

About a year ago, we had the lucky coincidence to have a discussion with Rodolphe Dutel on the subject of working remotely. Twelve months later, the world is a much different place and working from home has become the norm, especially in the more technical workplaces, we touch base with Rodolphe and get his insights and experiences. In this first part of our interview with Rodolphe, we look at the current "working from home" situation. In upcoming episodes. we'll try to predict how the "working remotely"situation will evolve in the future. If you are interesting in working remotely, check out the Remotive.io job board! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jan 26

45 min 15 sec

With the advent of architectures based on Microservices, the days of the monolith really do seem to be numbered. Recently, the good people at The Software House released a report on the State of Microservices 2020 and when reading it, we decided we wanted to dig into our personal experiences and offer our view on the data. Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jan 19

46 min 46 sec

We found someone brave enough to do some rather bold (and some not so bold) predictions regarding the future of Linux. Obviously we disagree but since we're not brave enough to make our own predictions, we're just going to dissect Jack Wallen's hard work instead! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jan 12

42 min 26 sec

We're continuing our crustal ball peering, trying to divine what the internet will be like in ten years time. Where we looked more at the geopolitical factors last time, we're looking at the technology angle in this episode! Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Jan 5

42 min 26 sec

With the disaster that was 2020 coming to an end, we think we can say that the global Internet has been a savior to the economy and, to be frank, our sanity. We decided to do some future gazing today and see if we can predict how the Internet will evolve in the next decade... Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Dec 2020

32 min 34 sec

The Github "State of the Octoverse" for 2020 is out and we're dedicating this episode to dissecting all the wonderful information presented here. https://youtu.be/3yigp4E2zug Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Dec 2020

39 min 53 sec

This week we're visited by John Desjardins who regaled us with his knowledge of in-memory computing. https://youtu.be/LHoO2XAQXqM Please use the Contact Form on this blog or our twitter feed to send us your questions, or to suggest future episode topics you would like us to cover.

Dec 2020

30 min 21 sec