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New ideas, great interviews, events, and other content you will love. We bring you the Extras.


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New ideas, great interviews, events, and other content you will love. We bring you the Extras.




Brunch With Brent: Tim Canham

Brent sits down with Tim Canham, Senior Software Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. We explore topics including the hardware and software powering NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter; JPL's switch from Solaris to Linux; the open source projects, tools, and philosophy at JPL, ...and more. Special Guest: Tim Canham.


Brunch with Brent: Quentin Stafford-Fraser

Brent sits down with Dr Quentin Stafford-Fraser, computer scientist, serial-entrepreneur, inventor (perhaps) of the webcam, Augmented Reality Ph.D. who ran the very first web server at the University of Cambridge, among much more. We explore topics including computer science as an art-form, the origins of the Raspberry Pi and T9 predictive text, philosophies around innovation and invention, challenging the patent system, and more. Special Guest: Quentin Stafford-Fraser.


Headline Hangout w/Chris

Chris's thoughts on Linux's NVIDIA conundrum, Elon's takeover of Twitter, MailChimp's insider hack, and the Google Drones taking off in Texas.


March Boost Battle

The Unplugged team holds a live event with a special guest, your questions, and we give away a lot of Bitcoin sats!


Who Wants to be a Satoshionaire Land of the Snow Edition

Brent's in the hot seat and plays to win 1000 Satoshis, while Wes adds a little color commentary.


Microsoft is now the Disney of Video Games

We react to Microsoft gobbling up yet another game studio, chat about Crypto.com's recent $15M hack, the massive failure YouTube just admitted, and a few personal crew stories.


Road Trip Tech

Our road trip machine is loaded up from solar to networking, the tech that made working, living, and recording from the road possible for 44 days and over 2,200 miles.


Road Trip Memories

During our summer road trip to Denver we had the microphone's recording and captured some great moments. Don't miss this exclusive look behind the wheels!


Why Linux Will Win in 20 Years

It's a casual community hangout, and we spin the Wheel of Topics. From what Linux does worst, our thoughts on EndlessOS, Ubuntu Web Remix, QubesOS, Brent's adventures with JellyFin, and why Linux will ultimately dominate all operating systems in 20 years.


elementary OS 6.1 Secrets with Founder and CEO Danielle Foré

Big internal process improvements have resulted in a major new version of elementary OS hot on the heals of the previous release. Find out why 6.1 is a lot more than just a number. Special Guest: Danielle Foré .


Cryptocurrency Chat with Chris

Taken from Monday's Coder live stream, Chris reacts to discovering that the city of Miami has its own crypto coin. As the conversation goes on it turns into a broader discussion about how cryptocurrency gets a bad reputation, and why that reputation is completely divorced from the reality of the technology.


Linus Tech Tips Linux Challenge: Our Reaction

Our virtual LUG of experts had a lot to say about the Linus Tech Tips Switch to Linux challenge. We recap what is going on, how it could go wrong, and what we hope happens. This release is an excerpt from our LINUX Unplugged live stream on Tuesday, October 5th, 2021. Special Guests: Alan Pope, Martin Wimpress, and Neal Gompa.


Brunch with Brent: Carl Richell

Brent sits down with Carl Richell, Founder and CEO of System76. We explore the people, passion, and culture behind the scenes, learn of young Carl, the early years of building a Linux-focused hardware business, how today System76 fuels a tiny piece of SpaceX, and more. Carl's Community Ask: Be Bold. Special Guest: Carl Richell.


Brunch with Brent: Philip Müller

Brent sits down with Philip Müller, Co-Founder and Lead Developer of Manjaro, and CEO at Manjaro GmbH & Co. KG. We explore the formation and evolution of Manjaro as a Linux distribution, the development of past and recent hardware partnerships, cross-distribution collaborations, and what's inspiring Philip in the next 5 years. Special Guest: Philip Müller.


Brunch with Brent: Kyle Rankin

Brent sits down with Kyle Rankin, Chief Security Officer and Vice President at Purism and former Tech Editor and columnist at Linux Journal. We explore his 10+ years with Linux Journal, as well as Purism's culture, ideals, product design and engineering philosophies, and more. Special Guest: Kyle Rankin.


Learning, Failing, and Hacking the Industry: Danny Akacki

Ell sits down with Danny Akacki to talk about infosec, his experience on the Blue Team, how PancakesCon got started, and more. Special Guest: Danny Akacki.


Brunch with Brent: Sri Ramkrishna

Brent sits down with Sri Ramkrishna, seasoned GNOME community member, founder of Linux App Summit, and Principle Ecosystems Engineer at ITRenew. We discuss his experiences in the GNOME community since 1998, the value of building relationships across communities, the increasing importance of non-technical roles in open source projects, and more. Special Guest: Sri Ramkrishna.


The Resilience of the Voyagers

Heather, of SciByte fame, joins Chris and Wes to celebrate the incredible accomplishments and amazing resiliency of the Voyager probes. Special Guest: Heather.


Pagure a GitLab Alternative: Neal Gompa

Pagure, the free software GitLab alternative no one is talking about. Neal Gompa joins us to discuss what makes it unique, which projects are using it, and the significant adoption in progress. Special Guest: Neal Gompa.


Brunch with Brent: Daniel Foré

Brent sits down with Daniel Foré, founder of elementary OS and co-host of User Error. We explore his early years in design and software, formative aspects of Ubuntu and Gentoo, the philosophies and history of elementary OS, and more. Special Guest: Danielle Foré .