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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

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English


Episodes

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


2×19: Machine Learning

10/6/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we are all Google all the time, all news all the time, and: [00:03:00] News: Apple open source the kernels for iOS and Mac OS, with obvious discussion about how useful this is and the nature of open sourcing… the new wheeze is […]

Duration: 01:37:45


2×18: Before the Music

9/21/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we have not podfaded for one hundred shows (count ’em, a hundred), two-thirds of the team are at the Open Source Summit in LA, there is literally no news about the iPhones 8 or X, and: [00:03:00] News: the “BlueBorne” bundle of bluetooth […]

Duration: 01:03:41


2×17: Nihil sub sole novum

9/7/2017
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Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which Jono is away (and not fired, promise), there is too much news, and: [00:02:00] News: Juicero has run out of juice in the latest high-profile IoT market exit… Reddit close their source, igniting entirely atypical Redditor drama frenzy and prompting questions about whether anyone can […]

Duration: 00:56:40


2×15: One Mouse in a Row

8/10/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we will not be your friend, we learn some Italian, the show actually gets mixed on time, and: [00:02:09] The news… Google “manifestbro” posts a screed about Google’s internal attitudes to diversity and opposing affirmative action programmes, says that the way to fix […]

Duration: 01:19:43


2×12: Infinite Loop of Hack Back

6/29/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we don’t chop anyone’s Endless in half, we measure immeasurable things, and: [00:01:58] The news… Google get fined €2.4 billion for antitrust violations by the EU (who have a different approach to antitrust than the US)… the Five Eyes (of Sauron) countries are […]

Duration: 01:21:33


2×11: Alexa play the Bad Voltage podcast

6/15/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we command Alexa to play our podcast and it works, Jono turns off his phone so it doesn’t explode with helpful comments every time we say “OK Google” (you may wish to do the same), and: [00:01:55] The news… Verizon spends $4.5 billion […]

Duration: 01:05:05


2×10: Rainbows and Unicorns

5/18/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which wifi is a problem, updating is a problem, and: [00:02:10] Real news… WannaCry (or WannaCrypt; did the name just get cut off by a tweet?) ransomware worm infects 400,000 machines… Microsoft call out the NSA for hoarding 0-days… will anyone change their update […]

Duration: 00:57:46


2×09: Visible Private Network

5/4/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we are secure, we wear the juice, we get to the choppa, and: [00:02:15] The news this week, including going to prison in Portland for calling yourself an engineer without permission, more fast-food incredulity at the KFC Double Down, robbing banks while invisible, […]

Duration: 01:19:23


2×05: Bad Voltage Live at SCaLE 15x

3/20/2017
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The Bad Voltage live stage show, from SCaLE 15x in Pasadena, March 2017! An epic time was had. Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge, live on stage, in which there was some downright unfair quizzing of Jono, a one-sh*t trumpet, the brightest suit that’s ever been seen, a machine to count eggs, Perl abuse, […]

Duration: 00:57:46


2×04: Pie In The Hold

2/23/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which pies are not permitted to be stored in the checked baggage. In this show: [00:01:50] In the news: the city of Munich are preparing a switch back from Linux to Windows, Chrome are preventing users from disabling their DRM and PDF plugins, UPS […]

Duration: 01:10:17


2×03: And Those Who Dig

2/9/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, with special guest presenter Christina Warren, speaker, tech journalist from Gizmodo, and podcaster at Rocket. In this show: [00:03:12] In the news this week: Vizio get fined $2.2m for secretly collecting everything you watch on their TVs and lying about it, police use someone’s pacemaker […]

Duration: 01:16:01


2×02: Failed to Capture

1/26/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, your fortnightly recommended dose of vitamins and minerals. Featuring a still virulently ill Jono, the uttering of the phrase “FreeBSD” in these hallowed halls, and: [00:02:26] In the news this week, the Guardian wrongly declare WhatsApp to have a “back door” and get huge pushback […]

Duration: 01:06:29


2×01: He Grew Whiskers

1/11/2017
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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia return with the first episode of season 2 of Bad Voltage! Featuring a vitriolic Stuart, a victorious Jeremy, a virulently ill Jono, and: [00:04:00] We bring our predictions for what’s going to happen in the tech world in 2017. Broken up into three parts, first comes Stuart’s attempt […]

Duration: 01:09:13


1×82: Didn’t They Do Well

12/22/2016
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The last show of 2016! [00:03:14] A year ago, the four members of Bad Voltage looked forward in time and predicted what would happen in 2016. And now, we look back and say: how did we do? Our roles as Nostradamuses (Nostradami?) come under analysis, and we look at each of our predictions, what it […]

Duration: 00:57:21


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

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