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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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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

2×32: 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

2×23: Twenty Months He Will Bleed The Lands

12/14/2017
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[00:02:30] Apple buys Shazam, for reasons as yet unstated… Nintendo have sold 10 million Switches in nine months… Windows’s AFD.SYS, the “Ancillary Function Driver”, was actually named when one of the team leads of the Windows network team learned they had to write a driver in kernel mode and said, “what? Another f***ing driver???”. LOL, […]

Duration:01:19:36

1×81: The Bad Voltage Holiday Gift Guide 2016

12/13/2016
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It’s the holiday season! An excuse to buy interesting tech for people. But… what to get? Well, we’re here for you. Stuart Langridge, Jeremy Garcia, Bryan Lunduke and Jono Bacon each give suggestions of some cool things that you might want to look at getting… or asking for, in these next couple of weeks of […]

Duration:00:34:46

1×80: The Two-Percenters

12/1/2016
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In this episode, we devote the whole show to a different format: a wide-ranging discussion on Linux adoption and market share, following the news that it’s been trending up and over 2% consistently for a while now. Taking in the current state of hardware, Steam gaming, new devices from everyone else, and whether mobile is […]

Duration:01:00:26

1×79: Who Watches the Undertakers

11/17/2016
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In a slightly altered format, we split into pairs this week and each sets the other pair a topic. Jono Bacon and Stuart Langridge set a topic for discussion for Bryan Lunduke and Jeremy Garcia, and Bryan and Jeremy do the same for Stuart and Jono: 00:01:50 What happens to your data when you die? […]

Duration:00:56:57

1×78: A Different Kind of Duction

11/3/2016
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Je(re)my Garcia, Stuart Langri(dge), Jono Ba(con) and Bry-(in) Lunduke present Bad Voltage, in which half of us change phones, half of us go to All Things Open, and: 00:02:13 Jono buys the new Google Pixel and tells us what he thinks of the big G’s entry into the mobile market. Is it actually better? Is […]

Duration:01:21:36

1×77: Wax Cylinder Coming Soon

10/20/2016
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Jeremy Garcia, Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon and Bryan Lunduke present Bad Voltage, in which three idiots fail to recognise the glory of having the theme tune from The League Of Gentlemen as one’s ringtone, we create Garcia’s Law, and: 00:02:01 Google have long been a player in the chat or IM ecosystem. But just lately […]

Duration:01:01:15

1×76: Bd Vltg

10/15/2016
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The Bad Voltage team are half away this week. Fortunately, the good half remain. Since there’s only Stuart and Jeremy we decided to not do a “standard” show; instead, it’s a riff revisiting a bunch of previous topics and seeing what’s happened to them now. Bryan and Jono should be back next time, and meanwhile […]

Duration:00:37:12

1×75: Surround Meatballs

9/22/2016
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Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, Bryan Lunduke, and Stuart Langridge bring you Bad Voltage, in which there is a ginger Columbo, the Buffalo Bills come in for more hassle that even their performance warrants, Google release a release announcement for a new phone, and: 00:02:20 Apple have elected to remove the headphone jack from the upcoming […]

Duration:01:10:20

1×74: Google Minus

9/8/2016
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Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, and Stuart Langridge bring you Bad Voltage, in which Bryan was sadly caught in traffic, Jeremy was caught by Motorola, litigators are caught offside, and: 00:22:40 Our own Jeremy purchased a Motorola 360 Sport runners’ smartwatch, and was quite happy with it. Until it went wrong, and he had to descend […]

Duration:01:09:04

1×73: DEET Ox

8/11/2016
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Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, Bryan Lunduke, and Stuart Langridge bring you Bad Voltage, in which Kinder Eggs make a surprising appearance, no time off is taken from the internet, and: 00:02:12 It’s becoming trendy, and possibly useful, to “digital detox”: to take some time away from social media or the internet or the constant barrage […]

Duration:01:06:03

1×72: Walking into Trees

7/28/2016
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Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, Bryan Lunduke, and Stuart Langridge bring you Bad Voltage, in which we poke mangoes, we set up a Tumblr about people walking off cliffs, we buy music or we don’t, and: 00:01:57 Pokemon Go is the latest sensation. Is this the harbinger of a brave new era of location-based games? Is […]

Duration:00:50:50

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