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Every two weeks Bad Voltage delivers an amusing take on technology, Open Source, politics, music, and anything else we think is interesting, as well as interviews and reviews. The show is presented by Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, and Stuart Langridge.

Every two weeks Bad Voltage delivers an amusing take on technology, Open Source, politics, music, and anything else we think is interesting, as well as interviews and reviews. The show is presented by Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, and Stuart Langridge.
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United States

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Every two weeks Bad Voltage delivers an amusing take on technology, Open Source, politics, music, and anything else we think is interesting, as well as interviews and reviews. The show is presented by Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, and Stuart Langridge.

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@badvoltage

Language:

English


Episodes

2×40: Teeth Will Be Provided

10/18/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we appeal for Colgate corporate sponsorship, nobody adds a fake notch, and: [00:01:30] Google release the Pixel 3 phone and Pixel Slate ChromeOS tablet/laptop, with no surprises given all the press leaks ahead of time [00:16:30] Google announce the upcoming shutdown of Google […]

Duration:01:03:35

2×39: Snark of the Covenant

9/27/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the hardest part of being a developer is personal development, the BV team average two-thirds of a workout per day, and: [00:02:10] Apple release the Apple Watch 4 with a bunch of health additions, and iOS 12 is apparently pretty good, while at […]

Duration:01:09:41

2×38: Rambling Uncle at Christmas

9/6/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest presenter Alan Pope present Bad Voltage, in which there is temporarily less Jeremy, everyone should have a figurine on their desk which watches over them (tell us on the forum what yours is!), and: [00:03:05] Debian are discussing packages in their distro which have problematic names. The main […]

Duration:01:10:03

2×37: Amidst the turmoil and darkness

8/23/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which there is more GDPR but not as much as there is on every website everywhere, there is discussion of rolling pins which is probably taking the retro-technology trend a bit too far, and: [00:01:49] News: Python community generally feel that having no leader […]

Duration:01:10:36

2×36: Open Cooks

8/9/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we know what time it is, maybe we should set up a startup called Votr, yet another Google Pixel goes in the toilet, and: [00:02:18] Some time ago, Jono and Stuart built BBQPad, a service to track your barbecue cooks, and now we’re […]

Duration:01:21:57

2×35: Two Point Five Billion Factor Auth

7/26/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we answer a question from @peterrenshu about what a Linux expert is, we are unsurprisingly loath to upload all our passwords to a startup with a big smile and a Bootstrap website, and: [00:02:25] News: Equity firm finds the “buy the company” section […]

Duration:01:07:39

2×34: Destroying Angel

6/28/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which vertical video is truly a thing, editing doesn’t happen as much as it should, and: [00:03:22] News: Ubuntu release a first analysis of the data they collect about user hardware … WHO add “Gaming Disorder” to their disease classification manual … Gitlab move […]

Duration:01:11:37

2×33: Visual Github

6/14/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which people apparently are allowed to just set up a company about rockets now, we don’t have HBO’s budget, and: [00:02:30] Microsoft buys GitHub, which is all the tech world talked about for a whole week; now the dust has settled a little, our […]

Duration:01:01:54

2×32: IO, IO, It’s Off To Work We Go

5/18/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which it was Google.IO, the big G’s developer conference, and they had a lot to announce… so we take a deeper dive into some of the upcoming stuff and what we think. [00:00:45] General feelings and the overall feel [00:02:25] Duplex: Google Assistant making […]

Duration:01:21:30

2×31: Just In Case Delivery

5/3/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which you must be this tall to ride the HTTP, loads of things are related directly or indirectly to Facebook’s F8 conference, and: Comcast bump speeds for cable subscribers (if they take TV services too) up to as much as 400Mbps… the US state […]

Duration:01:16:52

2×30: Accidental Loot

4/19/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which Jono can’t stop laughing, you too are affected by the GDPR, and: [00:01:55] Various antivirus, browser, and backup companies embed tracking info in their installers… Microsoft release their own Linux distro as was foretold by the prophecy… a WhatsApp drug dealer is IDed […]

Duration:01:15:19

2×29: Extra Meaty Skid

4/5/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we are raided, we sell the forum (temporarily) to Alan Pope as part of the Papal Weekend, we are the youth gone wild, and: [00:05:00] Cloudflare spin up a new DNS service at 1.1.1.1… Google launching mid-range Pixel – likely focused on India… […]

Duration:01:22:21

2×28: Renamed to Spectre

3/22/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which space is raided, beans are endless, and: [00:01:55] News: An Uber self-driving car killed a pedestrian… Google announce the “Google News Initiative“, which seems to be some sort of subscription service, an attempt to fact-check fake news, and a way to help journalists […]

Duration:01:05:53

2×27: Much Furdo About Nothing

2/26/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which brick-and-mortar shops go under, brick-and-mortar shops go from strength to strength, things are a bit delayed after a very tough week, and: [00:01:18] News: Blast from the past UK electronics store Maplinare in talks to sell the business, along with rueful speculations on […]

Duration:01:03:40

2×26: Shining Emerald City

2/8/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which our denials fall on deaf ears, nobody is gallivanting around the world, and: [00:02:05] News: 50 Cent lets people buy 2014 album with bitcoin, forgets about it, goes bankrupt, then remembers the bitcoin account and finds it’s now worth eight million dollars … […]

Duration:01:14:28

2×25: The First 17 Pages

1/25/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Stuart Langridge, and special guest presenter Steve Walli from the Microsoft Azure team present Bad Voltage, in which Walli is to his relief not the star of the sting before the intro, and: [00:02:20] Stuart thinks that people are now so averse to the GPL and reciprocal licensing that Apple were prepared to […]

Duration:01:04:13

2×24: They Weren’t That Shiny Anyway

1/9/2018
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we look down the barrel of 2018, 2018 gazes back into us spectrally and meltdownily, nobody shines Jono’s shoes for him, and: [00:02:30] The news: the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities are here to eat the world — you know that a security […]

Duration:01:22:24

2×22: Known to be Carcinogenic

11/16/2017
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Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we still don’t have a trillion bitcoins, Bitcoin still don’t have a trillion Bad Voltages, and: Google will remove Play Store apps that use Accessibility Services for anything except helping disabled users, which is a good idea from a security point of view […]

Duration:01:19:36

2×21: A Roomba for Companionship

11/2/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest presenter Alan Pope from the Ubuntu podcast and Canonical and Ubuntu (standing in for Jeremy while he tours Europe) present Bad Voltage, in which popey has a hundred job titles, we race to put out the show before the Ubuntu Podcast people do, and: [00:02:20] In the news: […]

Duration:01:32:04

2×20: Over a Ton of Window

10/19/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which some people watch Star Trek Discovery and some emphatically do not, some are at conferences and some are not, and: [00:02:45] Every wifi device on the planet is broken by a fully-branded attack named Krack, suggesting that nobody listened to the plan to […]

Duration:01:14:42