March 27th, 2020 | 44 mins 11 secs
akademy, aleix pol, barcelona free software, blue systems, brunch with brent, bug tracking, community, developer, extras, gnome, guadec, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kde e.v., linux, linux app summit, open source, software development
Brent sits down with Aleix Pol, president of KDE e.V., KDE software developer, co-founder of Linux App Summit and Barcelona Free Software. We discuss his longstanding collaborations within the KDE community, developer sponsorships in open source business models, and more.
March 20th, 2020 | 57 mins 51 secs
8-bit, alexa, amazon, bad voltage, bash, brunch with brent, canonical, chrislas cast, community, crab bucket, echo, email, extras, final mile, gmail, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, linux, mycroft, neal stephenson, open source, patrick rothfuss, search engine, snow crash, stuart langridge, superhuman, terminal, terry pratchett, text, unseen academicals, ux, voice assistant
Brent sits down with Stuart Langridge, co-host of Bad Voltage, for an exploration of open source's "final mile", the text and language interface as a UX opportunity, terminals vs. search engines, Darwinian processes and crab-bucketism in software development, and more.
March 13th, 2020 | 43 mins 16 secs
big endian, brunch with brent, code review, community, container, debian, devops, elizabeth k. joseph, endianness, extras, ibm, ibmz, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, kubernetes, linux, linux foundation, linux.conf.au, linuxone, little endian, mainframe, open source, openstack, princess leia, reboot, red hat, rhel, sysadmin, system administrator, ubports, ubuntu, ubuntu touch, xubuntu, z devops, z/os
Brent sits down with Elizabeth K. Joseph, Developer Advocate at IBM Z, former Ubuntu Community Council member, and contributor to Ubuntu, Debian, Xubuntu, and others. We discuss her new passion for mainframes, her early contributions to open source projects, the niche opportunities in Z DevOps on mainframes, and more.
March 6th, 2020 | 48 mins 3 secs
brunch with brent, collaboration, community, cultural sensitivity, desktop, diversity, dogfooding, endless, endless os, extras, gitlab, gnome, gnome foundation, hack, hack computer, inclusion, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, las, libostree, libre application summit, linux, linux app summit, nuritzi sanchez, open organization, open source, ostree, remote work, silicon valley
Brent sits down with Nuritzi Sanchez, Senior Open Source Program Manager at GitLab, former GNOME Foundation President and Chairperson of the Board of Directors, and Founding Member of Endless, Inc. We explore her current experiences at GitLab, her deep involvement in the growth of GNOME's community, the evolution of the Linux App Summit, her involvement with Endless, and why she is so drawn to the human aspects of technology.
February 28th, 2020 | 47 mins 42 secs
analytics, anthony bourdain, bill buford, brandon bruce, brunch with brent, bsides, bsidesbcs, bsidessatx, career, chef, community, conflict resolution, cook, customer support, extras, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, kitchen, kitchen brigade, kitchen confidential, linux, linux academy, linux bible, medium raw, metrics, open source, remote, remote work, scale, skills, support
Brent sits down with Brandon Bruce, Director of Customer Support at Linux Academy. We explore the world of support, how his former role as professional chef informs his "Kitchen Brigade" approach to building a support team, analytics data's ability to reveal surprising user experience patterns, and more.
February 21st, 2020 | 48 mins 42 secs
brunch with brent, bug report, canonical, cathedral and the bazaar, cern, cherrytree, coder, community, documentation, engineer, experimental, extras, free as in freedom, free software, free software foundation, fsf, gnome, gnome foundation, heather ellsworth, higg boson, high energy physics, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, librem 5, libreoffice, linux, open source, open source summit, physics, programmer, purism, research, snap, snapcraft, snapd, software engineer, ubuntu
Brent sits down with Heather Ellsworth, Software Engineer on Canonical's Ubuntu Desktop Team, a GNOME Foundation Member, and former Purism Librem 5 Documentation Engineer. We discuss her deep history in experimental high energy physics at CERN, the similarities and synergies between the sciences and software engineering, her love of documentation, her newly established maintainership of LibreOffice, and how empathy factors into good bug reporting.
February 14th, 2020 | 40 mins 59 secs
aws, banking, broadus palmer, brunch with brent, career, career coach, certification, cloud, coaching, community, extras, interview podcast, job, jupiter broadcasting, level up, level up with broadus, linux, linux academy, mentor, music, musician, open source, sneaker bots, student, training architect
Brent sits down with Broadus Palmer, Google Cloud Training Architect at Linux Academy and Cloud Career Coach at Level Up with Broadus. We explore his history as a musician and banker, sneaker bots, the value of mentorship, what gets people hired in tech, leveling up as a lifestyle, and more.
January 31st, 2020 | 57 mins 18 secs
Brent sits down with Peter Adams, professional photographer and former founder and CTO of several internet-technology startups in New York and Silicon Valley. In this Part 2 we explore open source and photography through workflows, lighting controls, and camera OSs, artificial intelligence and the future of photography, and more.
January 28th, 2020 | 59 mins 24 secs
art, awk, brunch with brent, community, darkroom, dot-com bubble, extras, faces of open source, film, grep, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, linus, linus torvalds, linux, open source, open source advocate, oracle, osscon, peter adams, photographer, photography, portrait, sed, sun microsystems, unix, usenet
Brent sits down with Peter Adams, professional photographer and former founder and CTO of several internet-technology startups in New York and Silicon Valley. We explore his photography project "Faces of Open Source", his history in the dot-com bubble era, how he came to love open source, and more.
Brunch with Brent: Peter Adams Part 2 comes out this Friday.
January 21st, 2020 | 51 mins 21 secs
ars, ars technica, brain pickings, brunch with brent, bsd, code, coding, community, extras, gadfly, interview podcast, jim salter, jupiter broadcasting, leader, licensing, linus, linus torvalds, linux, navy, nebula, open source, stoicism, techsnap, the cathedral and the bazaar, vpn, zfs
Brent sits down with Jim Salter, co-host of Jupiter Broadcasting's TechSNAP and technology reporter at Ars Technica. We explore his relationship with computers via the US Navy, when code has it's place in either proprietary or open source licensing, the value in being a social gadfly, and Jim's motivations behind his writing and who he is hoping to reach and inspire.