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 25th, 2020 | 33 mins 54 secs
a cloud guru, blueteam, certification, ctf, cybersecurity, infosec, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter extras, linux, mentoring, overthewire, penetration testing, pentesting, podcast, redteam, security, training, windows
Wes and Ell sit down with James Smith to have an honest conversation about what skills are needed to start a career and be successful in Tech and Information Security.
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.
January 17th, 2020 | 19 mins 45 secs
a cloud guru, apple, aws, career growth, cloud, cloud engineering, containers, day in the life, desktop support, dev, devops, failing, getting started in tech, growth, help desk, impostor, impostor syndrome, infrastructure, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter extras, kubecon, kubernetes, linux, linux academy, networking, opsdevs, security, software, sysdig, transparency, windows, wsl
Ell and Wes are joined by Infrastructure Engineer Seth McCombs for a chat about how he got started in tech, the hard transition from legacy data centers to the cloud, and why being honest about both success and failure can lead to a better open source community.
January 14th, 2020 | 49 mins 38 secs
brunch with brent, chase nunes, community, extras, interview podcast, jupiter broadcasting, lfnw, linux, linuxfest northwest, no agenda, nunes, open source, pi-hole, pinball, raspberry pi, retropie, twitter, unfilter, weight loss
Brent sits down with Chase Nunes, co-host of Unfilter, Jupiter Broadcasting's former weekly media watchdog. We discuss his beginnings in podcasting and how Unfilter came to be, his contributions to LinuxFest Northwest, his love for Linux in the media broadcasting industry, and his recent 15-month life-changing personal transformation journey.
Chase is a Broadcast Engineer for KOMO-TV 4 ABC in Seattle, and founder of gaming & pinball eSports platform GeekGamer.TV.
January 10th, 2020 | 13 mins 59 secs
a cloud guru, cloud key, ethernet, firewall, firmware, hardware, hardware upgrades, home assistant, home networking, internet, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter extras, linksys, linux, low power computing, modernization, networking, open source, open source firmware, poe, power over ethernet, raspberry pi, router, router firmware, self hosted, self-hosted, single board computers, throughput, tomato, ubiquiti, unifi, unifi controller, vpn, wifi, wireguard, wrt54g
Join Alex and Brent for a chat about upgrading your home network with an eye towards stability, simplicity, and hosting things yourself.