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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 2012-04-30 How This Hacker Sees Meritocracy (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command ...

    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This month, save for Balticon towards the end, should be pretty quiet. Listener feedback this week was from Ralph looking for information on Commottion Wireless; Jon, ConFigures and Jim on the meaning of feeling your oats with relation to its original usage; Charles on the question of failure despite feeling your oats; and Daniel who was asking about a podcast on how I produce the podcast. The hacker word of the week this week is foreground. The feature this week is another monologue trying to bring to the surface my hackish assumptions, this time on how I see the suggestion of meritocracy in the FLOSS world. More news, commentary, and alternate feeds available at http://thecommandline.net/. View the detailed show notes online. You can grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    May 1, 2012 Read more
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    TCLP 2012-04-16 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week’s security alerts are researchers develop improve quantum encryption and five year old remote code execution hole patched in Samba. In this week’s news, algorithms for smart sand that sculpts itself, print your own robots being developed, exotics electronics may be possible with topological insulators, and multi-core chips as mini internets. Following up this week The Pirate Bay promotion attracts over 5,000 artists and Blue Systems steps up to sponsor Kubuntu. More news, commentary, and alternate feeds available at http://thecommandline.net/. View the detailed show notes online. You can also grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Apr 17, 2012 Read more
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    TCLP 2012-04-02 Inner Chapter: Feeling Your Oats (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. Listener feedback this week is from Florian, who wrote in response to the episode about Andrea’s Linux Switch and recommended Shotwell in Digikam doesn’t work out, and Brendan who recommended the radio program and podcast, Spark from CBC in particular episode 174, and to share his own experiences support his family’s use of Linux. The hacker word of the week this week is for values of. The feature this week is an Inner Chapter on the experience of feeling your oats, that is feeling especially confident or energetic. I think of it as a book end piece to the chapter on adjustment, especially my thoughts on the dis-location that comes with starting a new job. Some of the discussion also touches on the chapters on stretching yourself and personal growth. More news, commentary, and alternate feeds available at http://thecommandline.net/. View the detailed show notes online. You can grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Apr 3, 2012 Read more
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    TCLP 2012-03-26 News (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

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    This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week’s security alerts are debating the security of multi-word passphrases and analyzing the changing causes and costs of data breaches. In this week’s news, AI project builds video games completely from scratch, making an AI at least as smart as a toddler, advice for taking the saner, slow route to growing a new endeavor, and an alternative to file sharing, flying drones. Following up this week Open3DP is open again and lawsuit around music inspired by Pi dismissed on Pi Day. More news, commentary, and alternate feeds available at http://thecommandline.net/. View the detailed show notes online. You can also grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.

    Mar 27, 2012 Read more
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    TCLP 2012-03-19 Andrea's Linux Switch (Comment Line 240-949-2638)

    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command ...

    This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. Listener feedback this week is from Dave, who recommended pymazon; John who shared some excellent thoughts on efficiency and geek fatigue; and Paul, who recommended virtualization as a hedge against the cost of recovery from failed upgrades and experiments. The feature this week is a conversation with my wife, Andrea, about her experiences in her own words switching back to Linux. Andrea has been on the podcast before though not in quite some time. If the mention of her hobbies interests you, I highly recommend you check out her blog. More news, commentary, and alternate feeds available at http://thecommandline.net/. View the detailed show notes online. You can grab the flac encoded audio from the Internet Archive. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.u Share

    Mar 20, 2012 Read more
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