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A regularly published podcast by a self-described hacker, curmudgeon and hacktivist about the practice and profession of programming drawing on over a decade of professional experience and a lifetime spent hacking, the intersection of politics and society with technology and anything else clever, elegant or ...

A regularly published podcast by a self-described hacker, curmudgeon and hacktivist about the practice and profession of programming drawing on over a decade of professional experience and a lifetime spent hacking, the intersection of politics and society with technology and anything else clever, elegant or funny that catches my mind as a die hard technology geek.

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    TCLP 2010-02-09 Unscheduled Hiatus (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is just a quick meta-cast for the benefit of ...

    This is just a quick meta-cast for the benefit of those who do not read the web site. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Feb 10, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-02-03 Inner Chapter: Politics (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, a quick review of Ed Piskor's latest installment in his WIZZYWIG series, Volume 3: Fugitive. Listener feedback this week is from Marc, Hugh and Joel who commented on my iPad remarks and yareckon who commented on the Hacker Hero monologue. Both of those segments were part of the episode from January 27th. MArc and Hugh shared their thoughts on the web site. Joel sent me Mark Pilgrim's post on iPad and I mention Fraser Speirs' in my response as well as my follow up blog post. yareckon sent his thoughts via Identi.ca including a clarification on Major Barbara. The hacker word of the week this week is eyeball search. The feature this week is an Inner Chapter on politics. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Feb 3, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-31 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is news cast 205, an episode of The Command ...

    This is news cast 205, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, information about a couple of great upcoming events: Free Culture X and the Southern California Linux Expo. This week's security alert are fighting spam with captured botnets and examining an exploit kit. In this week's news what history can tell us about HTML5, open video and h.264 with confirmation that patented codecs aren't compatible with free software, a framework for a folk or para-copyright, Amazon and Macmillan go to war over a price point at the expense of their customers though the fate of an open e-book market may be at stake, and Google proposes extending DNS. Following up this week Jammie Thomas is offered a settlement but she refuses as the RIAA appeals the judge's reduction of their damage award against her and a guide to speaking out against ACTA. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Feb 1, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-27 The Hacker Hero (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. No listener feedback this week. The hacker word of the week this week is eye candy. The feature this week is a monologue on the hacker hero in literature. I mention the myths of Enki and Prometheus. I refer to the Steampunk anthology and Paul diFilippo's Steampunk trilogy. I also cite the works of both Charlie Stross and Rudy Rucker. I even touch on Disney's Wall-E. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 28, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-24 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is news cast 204, an episode of The Command ...

    This is news cast 204, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alert are an odd interaction between AT&T's mobile network and Facebook with some clarification and a seventeen year old Windows flaw. In this week's news CBS keeps some public domain videos locked away in its vault though the status of the video seems clear but the situation may have been exaggerated, another proposal to re-write HTTP, consequences of Google's map, reduce patent, and US secretary of state's speech on censorship and the Chinese response. Following up this week OGD deadline came for which the first data sets were released and you can track progress to the next deadline and warrant-less wiretapping case is dismissed though EFF says it will appeal. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 24, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-20 Interview: Danny O'Brien on ACTA (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. No listener feedback this week. Due to the length of the interview, there is also no new hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is an interview with Danny O'Brien on ACTA. I was inspired to contact Danny after hearing him on FLOSS Weekly. In the course of the interview, we mention Michael Geist, Knowledge Ecology and Public Knowledge. Visit EFF to learn more about ACTA and the other issues on which Danny is working and take action at their action center. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 21, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-17 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is news cast 203, an episode of The Command ...

    This is news cast 203, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro a quick overview on my convention schedule for this year. This week's security alert is just an in depth discussion of a concerning interview that revealed some internal privacy issues at Facebook. In this week's news I spend more time on Google's announcement that it is reviewing its operations in China. Wired has more details from an inside source. Glyn Moody suggests a reasonable hypothesis of why now. And Mac Slocum has a bevy of opinions at O'Reilly Radar. China has also already responded. The other stories this week are an essay on the benefit of viewing HTML source and its potentially endangered future and a new initiative that may ultimately allow users to build their own laptops. Following up this week a further refinement of the FLOSS license icons and the UK offers a compromise on the pirate catcher powers in the Digital Economy Bill. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 17, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-13 Inner Chapter: Accomplishment (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, a quick recap of my experiences at World's Fair Use Day. I may share a longer blog post or podcast segment once I finally get a chance to sift through my notes. Listener feedback is from Philippe who mentions Xdebug and Philip who mentions Devel::NYTProf which just had a recent release. Both wrote in response to my Hacking 101 on speed and performance, specifically to my open question about profilers. Thanks for the leads. The hacker word of the week this week is Exploder. The feature this week is an Inner Chapter on accomplishment. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 14, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-10 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is news cast 202, an episode of The Command ...

    This is news cast 202, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro a shout out to SLUG and a huge thank you to Holger for his ongoing donation. Also, if you are a listener, reader or acquaintance of Tee Morris' and want to know how you can help in his time of need, you can donate to a fund for his daughter, participate in an auction schedule for next month, or buy one of his many excellent books. This week's security alerts are Adobe finally working on a software updater and 768-bit RSA modulus factored. In this week's news Jaron Lanier's Web 2.0 rant, whether cheap tech undermines legal protections including broader ramifications for online privacy, testing the first build of Mozilla's multi-process project which I first mentioned over six months ago, and the government is skeptical of an earlier suggestion that more wireless spectrum will increase broadband competition. Following up this week Tenenbaum P2P case defending seeking to overturn damages as unconstitutional and FCC seeks extension for broadband plan. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 11, 2010 Read more
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    TCLP 2010-01-06 Hacking 101: Speed and Performance (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, some thoughts on the loss of a friend. There is no listener feedback this week. There is no hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is a Hacking 101 on speed and the practice of performance tuning. I mention my previous Inner Chapters on complexity and debugging though I referred to it incorrectly as trouble shooting or problem solving. I also refer to Wikipedia's entry of Big O notation, specifically the orders of common functions section. More news and commentary, the alternate feed, and downloadable show notes available at http://thecommandline.net/. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Jan 7, 2010 Read more
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