July 10th, 2022 | 58 mins 6 secs
13 minutes to the moon, apollo 11, apollo 13, arduino, augmented reality, australia, automotive industry, aws government cloud, brent gervais, brunch with brent, cassini, community, containerization, curiosity rover, deep space network, elastic search, embedded linux, extras, f prime, flight software, fry's electronics, github, guerilla team, hardware, impostor syndrome, ingenuity, interview podcast, jet propulsion laboratory, jpl, jupiter broadcasting, linux, mars, mars helicopter, matplotlib, mentorship, mining, mining automation, nasa, ontario, open source, perseverance rover, python, raspberry pi, robotics, software, solaris, space mining, spacecraft, students, sudbury, sun microsystems, synology nas, systems engineer, the expanse, vm ware, vx works
Brent sits down with Tim Canham, Senior Software Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. We explore topics including the hardware and software powering NASA’s Ingenuity Mars Helicopter; JPL's switch from Solaris to Linux; the open source projects, tools, and philosophy at JPL, ...and more.
June 19th, 2022 | 1 hr 18 mins
adventure, alexander graham bell, austin rover, autonomous vehicles, big data, brent gervais, brunch with brent, cambridge university, camper, camper van, chambéry, community, computer scientist, computer vision, data capitalism, discomfort zone, displaylink, dog-walking lifestyle, douglas adams, dvorak, electric vehicles, entrepreneur, extras, french alps, gadget-love, hang gliding, imagination, innovation, intellectual cross-fertilisation, intellectual property, interview podcast, invention, jupiter broadcasting, learning, linux, machine learning, martin king, mentorship, motor home, ndiyo, open source, paragliding, patent economics, patent maintenance, patents, privacy, profession obsolescence, quentin stafford-fraser, quentinsf, qwerty, raspberry pi, richard dawkins, rv, scuba diving, self-driving, sherry with brent, sky diving, software programming, sparcstation, speech recognition, star trek, t9, telemarq
Brent sits down with Dr Quentin Stafford-Fraser, computer scientist, serial-entrepreneur, inventor (perhaps) of the webcam, Augmented Reality Ph.D. who ran the very first web server at the University of Cambridge, among much more. We explore topics including computer science as an art-form, the origins of the Raspberry Pi and T9 predictive text, philosophies around innovation and invention, challenging the patent system, and more.
July 24th, 2020 | 42 mins
be bold, brunch with brent, carl richell, community, emma marshall, extras, hardware, interview podcast, jeremy soller, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw, linux, linuxfest northwest, open firmware, open source, pop!_os, spacex, system76
Brent sits down with Carl Richell, Founder and CEO of System76. We explore the people, passion, and culture behind the scenes, learn of young Carl, the early years of building a Linux-focused hardware business, how today System76 fuels a tiny piece of SpaceX, and more.
Carl's Community Ask: Be Bold.
June 19th, 2020 | 39 mins 32 secs
arch, brunch with brent, calamares, chakra, community, developer, extras, flatpak, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, kdemod, linux, linux unplugged, manjaro, open source, philip muller, philip müller, pi-hole, pine64, pinebook, pinephone, popey, privacy, snap, snapcraft, tuxedo, ubuntu, wimpy, xfce
Brent sits down with Philip Müller, Co-Founder and Lead Developer of Manjaro, and CEO at Manjaro GmbH & Co. KG. We explore the formation and evolution of Manjaro as a Linux distribution, the development of past and recent hardware partnerships, cross-distribution collaborations, and what's inspiring Philip in the next 5 years.
May 22nd, 2020 | 49 mins 3 secs
art of manliness, brogrammer, brunch with brent, community, core boot, extras, foss, four essential freedoms, free software, freenode, heads, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, kyle rankin, librem 15, librem 5, librem key, linux, linux journal, open source, privacy, pureos, purism, safety razor, security, social purpose corporation, surveillance capitalism, wayback machine
Brent sits down with Kyle Rankin, Chief Security Officer and Vice President at Purism and former Tech Editor and columnist at Linux Journal. We explore his 10+ years with Linux Journal, as well as Purism's culture, ideals, product design and engineering philosophies, and more.
April 21st, 2020 | 34 mins 38 secs
apps community, brunch with brent, chaoss, community, extras, flatpak, gnome, interview podcast, itrenew, jupiter broadcasting, kde, kubernetes, linux, linux app summit, open compute project, open source, snap, sri, sri ramkrishna
Brent sits down with Sri Ramkrishna, seasoned GNOME community member, founder of Linux App Summit, and Principle Ecosystems Engineer at ITRenew. We discuss his experiences in the GNOME community since 1998, the value of building relationships across communities, the increasing importance of non-technical roles in open source projects, and more.
April 3rd, 2020 | 53 mins 8 secs
app centre, brunch with brent, community, daniel foré, design, desire paths, diversity, elementary os, extras, flatpak, gentoo, gnome, guadec, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, korora, lfnw, linux, linuxfest northwest, open source, software development, ubuntu, user error
Brent sits down with Daniel Foré, founder of elementary OS and co-host of User Error. We explore his early years in design and software, formative aspects of Ubuntu and Gentoo, the philosophies and history of elementary OS, and more.
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.