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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

2×51: Game of Groans

4/18/2019
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest presenter Jorge Castro present Bad Voltage, in which apparently reading A Song of Ice and Fire is as bad as being a Crossfit person or using Arch, Jorge refuses to publicly state just how many HDMI devices he has, and: [00:02:30] The Sony PlayStation 5 is coming. In […]

Duration:01:01:22

2×50: Born In A Log Cabin

3/21/2019
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Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which Jono is at death’s door and not present, Stuart mixes the show and therefore any complaints should be directed to him (and obviously these will make Jono feel good about himself), and: [00:1:20] A short review of SCaLE17x and what we liked about it, along […]

Duration:00:52:20

2×49: Social Missiles

2/21/2019
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we declare a moratorium on social media, there is Tinder but for livestock, and: [00:03:00] Google may be killing the back button in Android Q [00:10:40] Project Alias: block your home assistant from listening to you, and make your own custom commands [00:19:00] […]

Duration:01:01:13

2×48: Antisocial Media

2/14/2019
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we take ourselves up on a challenge we set a couple of episodes ago. Social media. There’s pretty wide agreement that there are issues with it; that it fosters divisiveness and a lack of nuance, it amplifies the narcissistic, that it’s easy to […]

Duration:00:56:09

2×47: Get Oval Shortbread

2/7/2019
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Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present an abbreviated Bad Voltage, in the lead up to Bad Voltage Live at SCaLE in Pasadena, California on March 8th! With some thoughts on what makes a good conference, some confusion as to what the hell Essential are doing releasing a paid-for email app, and a slightly different take […]

Duration:00:23:54

2×46: A Giant Loser

1/24/2019
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we look forward for the year and describe what we think will happen in tech in 2019! Our predictions are: Jono: These companies will IPO: Uber (the largest IPO ever), Peloton, Lyft, Slack, Cloudflare Netflix will start selling films/programmes for a one-off cost, […]

Duration:01:03:56

2×45: Volt 45

1/10/2019
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we look back on our predictions for 2018 and see how we did. Not wishing to give anything away, but if you were expecting clairvoyant genius… you might want to tone down your hopes a bit. And in a real prediction of something […]

Duration:00:56:24

2×44: Seven Systems

12/13/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which there are more rants than expected, there are seven seconds of panic, and: [00:02:00] Google drop the latest on Messages, Allo, Duo and Hangouts, where “the latest” is “we’re cancelling Allo”, which both people on Allo are presumably sad about [00:16:40] Microsoft are […]

Duration:00:58:58

2×43: Shouting and shaming

11/29/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest Alan Pope standing in for Jeremy present Bad Voltage, in which Tiger Tokens are a more viable currency than you think, AI gets things wrong again, and: [00:02:20] A popular open source dependency in use by many packages, with two million weekly downloads, was “compromised” in maybe a […]

Duration:01:03:08

2×42: The Book 2024

11/13/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the show was recorded in slightly unusual circumstances because people are travelling at our normal time, phones are now literally twice as big as they ought to be if you like tiny phones which apparently nobody does, and: [00:02:15] Samsung unveil their new […]

Duration:00:49:05

2×41: To Star Repeat 5 Forward 100 Right 144

11/2/2018
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which a proof through poetry is presented and utterly fails to move the audience, Red Hat maintains a ton of things, and: [00:01:20] IBM acquires Red Hat; let the hot takes begin [00:24:30] Microsoft deal to acquire Github completes, and Nat Friedman is now […]

Duration:01:07:58

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