The New Show 14: Fin

Advice for our younger selves, enhancing old footage, a bit about how the sausage is made, a quick-fire round, and popey’s friends the IRC bots.

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00:01:30 What advice would you give your 18 year old self?
00:07:28 What’s the longest relationship you’ve had with someone online without ever meeting them?
00:11:58 What makes a podcast so time consuming?
00:19:04 What are the ethics of colourising and enhancing old films and photos?
00:28:26 Quick-fire round!

 

 

The New Show 13: Unlucky For Some

The best and worst jobs in IT, memorable parties, shopping habits, getting old and grumpy, and self improvement goals.

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00:00:43 What’s the best party you’ve ever been to and what’s the worst?
00:06:54 We get more cynical and grumpy as we get older. Why?
00:10:56 What do you think the best and worst jobs are in IT?
00:17:08 If you could be hypnotised to stop yourself doing something from today onwards, what would it be?
00:25:33 One big shop or lots of little shops?

 

 

The New Show 12: Significant Stickers

The nature of native Linux apps and some good examples, friends in awkward situations, stickers on laptops, and bad movies that we keep watching.

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00:00:45 Stickers on laptops? Or not?
00:03:14 What are some native Linux apps you think are a great example of good modern and intuitive UI design?
00:14:30 At what point do you muster the guts to tell your friend that they are better off without their significant other?
00:21:04 What’s the worst movie you’ve seen more than five times?

 

 

The New Show 11: Stack of Cups

Neglected parts of Linux, the nuances of recycling, and tech we won’t get to see.

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00:00:36 What future tech that you are excited about is likely to happen in 100 years?
00:08:52 Is recycling worth the effort?
00:20:09 What’s the one part of the Linux stack that never gets any love?

The New Show 10: The Smell of Arm

What the rise of Arm means for Linux users, security vs convenience, having too much choice, and Dan’s favourite candle.

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00:00:47 What’s the best smell and what’s the worst smell?
00:07:02 What does the increasing popularity of Arm mean for Linux users?
00:16:02 Where do you draw the line between security and convenience?
00:25:01 Have you ever struggled with the paralysis of choice?

 

 

The New Show 09: Minimal Viable Hygiene

Characteristics of Linux users, music from our youth, reflections on “the event”, and exactly how disgusting we all are.

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00:00:42 What is the longest you’ve gone without showering or bathing?
00:05:47 It’s common for someone to have only used Windows or Mac, but what traits do you think people who have only used Linux would have?
00:13:12 Has your music taste changed significantly compared to being a teenager?
00:20:17 What do you miss most from before “the event”, and once it’s over what’s the biggest change in society you’d most like to see?

 

 

The New Show 08: Fork Off Planet

When forking a project is appropriate, emojis in file names, and popey hand-waves away all the possible disasters that humanity might face.

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00:00:44 What characters should be allowed in a file name?
00:11:01 What’s the tipping point where you would fork a project?
00:21:06 Are we going to make it off this planet?

 

The New Show 07: Pinebook Bros

Computers that we wish we didn’t own, a terrible funding model for Linux, shunning the work of bad people, and a shocking revelation from popey about ThinkPads.

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00:00:40 What’s something you own that has a computer in it that you wish didn’t?
00:08:35 Would you pay a one off fee to use Linux and if so, how much?
00:15:56 Can you still appreciate the songs or work of someone who turns out to be a baddy?
00:27:24 Why are ThinkPads so good?

 

The New Show 06: Can You Read A Podcast?

Embarking on a FOSS career, paper books vs ebooks, our desert island OSs, travelling to the past or the future, and popey’s weird territorial views on refuse.

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00:00:49 Would you rather travel a thousand years into the past or the future?
00:06:59 What’s your advice for someone who wants to turn being a Linux & Open Source hobbyist into a career of some sort?
00:14:14 Do you prefer reading physical books or digital books and why?
00:19:54 If you are going to be stuck on an isolated island for a couple of years with no internet, but with a power source and computer, which OS/distro would you choose?
00:23:05 Is it OK to throw stuff in other people’s bins?