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We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS is all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Doc Searls and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Wednesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 16:30 UTC.

We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS is all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Doc Searls and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Wednesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 16:30 UTC.

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We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS is all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Doc Searls and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Wednesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 16:30 UTC.

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Episodes

FLOSS Weekly 686: Authentic Data - David Huseby, Authentic Data

6/22/2022
Cryptography expert Dave Huseby tells Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman how to build infinitely scalable layer two solutions that unbind the Internet from time and space without changing existing systems. All with authentic data. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: David Huseby Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer...

Duration:01:08:36

FLOSS Weekly 685: DIDs and DIDcomm - Sam Curren, Importance of DIDs

6/15/2022
Sam Curren unpacks for Doc Searls and Dan Lynch why DIDs and DIDcomm are the best approach to identity—and to making people first-class citizens on the Internet. Curren also discusses the origin story of picos and the advantages of nomadic living and hacking. Hosts: Doc Searls and Dan Lynch Guest: Sam Curren Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff...

Duration:01:10:32

FLOSS Weekly 684: PlanetScale - Sam Lambert, Open Source Serverless Database

6/8/2022
Sam Lambert, CEO of PlanetScale, joins Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett to talk about Vitess, his learnings as VP of Engineering at GitHub, sharding, why Rewind is a lifesaver for users needing to undo recovers during schema migrations, and much more. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Sam Lambert Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff...

Duration:01:05:59

FLOSS Weekly 683: Retro Computing and the Demoscene - Dr. Andre Kudra, Demoscene, Retro Computing

6/1/2022
Dr. Andre Kudra, who plays "retro geek jazz" with Aaron Newcomb (himself a retro master) and host Doc Searls in this fact and fun-filled episode about retro computing and Demoscene. Nothing in computing gets more open, real, and truly deep—close to the metal—in a fun way, than retro computing and the Demoscene. And nobody is more involved in all of it than Dr. Kudra. Hosts: Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb Guest: Dr. Andre Kudra Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:00:59:14

FLOSS Weekly 682: Free and Open P2P Team Chat with Quiet - Holmes Wilson, Quiet

5/25/2022
Holmes Wilson explains to Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman how central servers limit personal freedom, and how you can improve the quality of private P2P team chat and collaboration like Slack and Discord with Quiet, his open source team's work in progress. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Holmes Wilson Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to...

Duration:01:07:30

FLOSS Weekly 681: Yes, UCAN - James Walker, Fission.codes and UCAN

5/18/2022
User Controlled Authorization Networks (UCANs) are just one of the many new and useful approaches to decentralization that James Walker, of fission.codes, shares with Doc Searls and Dan Lynch. If you want a detailed dose of pure optimism about Web3 working for you and me, this is the episode for you on FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Dan Lynch Guest: James Walker Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS...

Duration:01:05:54

FLOSS Weekly 680: Asahi Linux on M1 Hardware - Hector Martin, Linux on Macs

5/11/2022
Hector Martin of Asahi Linux schools Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett with a massive sum of fresh, deep and interesting facts about Apple's new M1 hardware, and Asahi's promise and progress toward doing everything on it. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Hector Martin Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and...

Duration:01:12:27

FLOSS Weekly 679: Open Jobs in Open Source - Amit Taylor, TrueUP.io

5/4/2022
Amit Taylor of TrueUp.io joins Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett for a deep dive booming market for open source talent. TrueUp has an amazing array of data and ready connections between demand and supply in the marketplace for dream tech jobs. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Amit Taylor Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web...

Duration:01:08:05

FLOSS Weekly 678: Of Musk, Mastodon and More - Ethan Zuckerman, Mastodon and the Future of Twitter

4/27/2022
Now that Twitter is a Musk mystery, what becomes of, well, everything? Ethan Zuckerman raises even more questions than he answers in a thought-filled hour of conversation with Doc Searls and Simon Phipps on FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: Ethan Zuckerman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and...

Duration:01:02:59

FLOSS Weekly 677: Open Source and Data Visualization - Melody Meckfessel, Observable

4/20/2022
Melody Meckfessel of Observable schools Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman about how early it is and how far we've come with open source and data visualization. A deep and exciting show, rich with insight and promise of a better-visualized future in analytics. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Melody Meckfessel Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to...

Duration:01:07:08

FLOSS Weekly 676: A Platform for Maintainers - Tidelift, Jeremy Katz, Luis Villa

4/13/2022
Tidelift co-founders Jeremy Katz and Luis Villa join Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb on this episode of FLOSS Weekly to discuss how maintainers should be paid. You might think the answer would be different for every codebase, but not if there's a platform for doing it. Hosts: Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb Guests: Jeremy Katz and Luis Villa Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email...

Duration:00:59:37

FLOSS Weekly 675: The Plausible(.io) Alternative to Google Analytics - Plausible, Adblocking, Open Source Analytics

4/6/2022
Marko Saric of Plausible joins Doc Searls and Shawn Powers to unpack the challenges and rewards of dropping Google Analytics and using an open source alternative such as Plausible.io. This conversation is especially timely given a shifting regulatory environment in which—among other developments—Google Analytics has lately been declared illegal in France and Austria. Hosts: Doc Searls and Shawn Powers Guest: Marko Saric Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:01:14:41

FLOSS Weekly 674: Janus WebRTC - Lorenzo Miniero, Meetcho

3/30/2022
Lorenzo Miniero of Meetecho and the author of the Janus open source WebRTC server, joins Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett for an informative conversation regarding live streaming and broadcasting, new and better ways to bring in network devices, OBS, virtual and hybrid events, WHIP, the open source future of real time communication, and much more. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Lorenzo Miniero Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think...

Duration:01:07:35

FLOSS Weekly 673: Frontiers of Trust - Drummond Reed, Trust Over IP, SSI

3/23/2022
Drummond Reed, Director of Trust Services with Avast, leads Doc Searls and Simon Phipps through deep dives into SSI, blockchain, KERI (which avoids blockchains), protocols, standards and much more. The biggest frontier for trust is digital identity, specifically of the self-sovereign kind. Great discussion on this episode of FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: Drummond Reed Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source...

Duration:01:07:55

FLOSS Weekly 672: Wartime Roundtable - Gitlab vs Russia, AMD Linux GPU Support

3/16/2022
When war over territory develops in the physical world, what happens to developers in the borderless networked one? Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman and Jonathan Bennett dive into that question, while also visiting other wartime tech topics, such as the new Universal Chiplet, exciting new device drivers and the first 300 Starlinks in Ukraine. Hosts: Doc Searls, Jonathan Bennett, and Katherine Druckman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open...

Duration:01:07:11

FLOSS Weekly 671: WordPress Evolutions - Matt Mullenweg, WordPress

3/9/2022
Matt Mullenweg, founder, CEO and president of Automattic, talks to Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett about how WordPress—their main product and open source project—is the "dark matter of the Web." He also tells us what's up with Tumblr, Openverse, WooCommerce, the Gutenberg block editor, and other projects among the many the company is up to. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Matt Mullenweg Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open...

Duration:01:08:25

FLOSS Weekly 670: SSI and Digital wallets - Darrell O'Donnell, Digital Wallets

3/2/2022
Darrell O'Donnell of Continuum Loop tells Doc Searls and Shawn Powers how digital wallets will have to work in a world of self-sovereign identity (SSI) on this episode of FLOSS Weekly. Digital wallets will have all the identity information you need, but with the ability to confine output to only what another party needs to know and nothing more. Hosts: Doc Searls and Shawn Powers Guest: Darrell O'Donnell Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your...

Duration:01:05:51

FLOSS Weekly 669: Free + / vs. Open - Jon "maddog" Hall, Free Software vs Open Software

2/23/2022
What does Jon "maddog" Hall—a man with 15,000 FLOSS-related t-shirts have to say? Lots about everything free, open and otherwise, in a conversation that occasionally turns to an argument between maddog, Simon Phipps, and host Doc Searls. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: Jon "maddog" Hall Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web...

Duration:01:04:17

FLOSS Weekly 668: Marketing Open Source - Rob La Gessee, OpenStack, AWS

2/16/2022
Rob La Gesse, whose career spans business, military, politics and other fields, tells Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman how inventive marketing helped make Rackspace a social media star while the company also teamed up with NASA and others on OpenStack, which is still helping grow the cloud business outside of Amazon. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Rob La Gesse Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should...

Duration:01:07:19

FLOSS Weekly 667: Open Source Onboarding - Ramón Huidobro, CodeSee

2/9/2022
Ramón Huidobro of CodeSee joins Doc Searls and Shawn Powers on this episode of FLOSS Weekly. Open source is bigger and wilder than ever, which means onboarding talent to a project is a serious thing. And nobody knows more or better about onboarding than Huidobro of CodeSee, which visualizes dependencies and much more in your codebase. In this episode, Huidobro clues the FLOSS Weekly hosts and listeners into what's involved with visualizing codebases, bringing talent in, working as ensembles...

Duration:01:03:52