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Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 17:30 UTC.
FLOSS Weekly 699: Content Authenticity - Andy Parsons on Open Source and Content Authenticity OnlineAndy Parsons, director of the Content Authenticity Initiative at Adobe gives Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman a lot of confidence that we really can change the Web and the world for the better. If you care about eliminating dis- and mis-information, you want authentic content and clear provenance. Parsons explains on FLOSS Weekly.
FLOSS Weekly 698: Miguel de Icaza - EU DMA, Open Source and FinanceNow free and independent as ever after his time at Microsoft, Linux legend Miguel de Icaza goes deep into cryptocurrencies, Web3, the EU's new DMA and many other topics on this episode of FLOSS Weekly with Doc Searls and Dan Lynch.
FLOSS Weekly 697: The Life of Brian - Brian Behlendorf on the Open Source Security Foundation, IPSF and MoreDoc Searls and Simon Phipps talk with Brian Behlendorf, one of the original authors of Apache, about his new gig at the Open Source Security Foundation, plus the many challenges of decentralization. As well as the challenges of getting governments to care about open source. Another great discussion on FLOSS Weekly.
FLOSS Weekly 696: Tailscale Gets Hot - Avery Pennarun, Tailscale NAT-Traversal and Zero Config VPNAvery Pennarun was previously on FLOSS Weekly discussing his startup Tailscale as it aims to make creating secure network connections super easy. Since Pennarun's last appearance, Tailscale has received $100 million in funding to push the service into the mainstream further, all while honoring open source values. Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb have a great conversation with Pennarun about Tailscale's journey.
FLOSS Weekly 695: Massive Wiki - Peter Kaminski, Wiki Utility, Massive WikiPeter Kaminski explains to Doc Searls and Shawn Powers on FLOSS Weekly how Massive Wiki is on its way to beng a prominent movment that combines wiki utility with familiar tools and processes for distributed use online by all users.
FLOSS Weekly 694: Icky Latency and the Dawn of IQI - Dave Taht, Network Speed vs Latency, BlackhatDave Taht returns from the future to talk with Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett about what's coming and going, plus a dozen other practical and important topics that revolve around freedom, openness (FOSS) and the Internet all of us need. Bufferbloat, latency and open source at this year's Blackhat conference.
FLOSS Weekly 693: Open Source Analytics With Scarf - Avi Press, Scarf and Open Source InsightsAvi Press, CEO of Scarf, gives good answers to hard questions from Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett about how to run analytics and gain insights on open source software use in privacy-respecting ways.
FLOSS Weekly 692: Sugar-Free Hammer - Intel ARC, Fedora Outlaws CC0Fedora dumps CC0. What does this mean for open source developers? Doc Searls, Shawn Powers and Jonathan Bennett discuss on FLOSS Weekly the implications of this move from Fedora and how it relates to developers. Intel plants its flag in the discrete GPU marketspace with ARC GPU. Shawn Powers feels this is a very good thing.
FLOSS Weekly 691: Subsea Cloud - Maxie Reynolds, OSINT Framework and Subsea CloudMaxie Reynolds of Subsea Cloud tells Doc Searls and Shawn Powers how the marine underworld is the future of data centers as well as data communications. Putting data centers under the ocean? Yes, it's a real thing, and it's discussed on this episode of FLOSS Weekly.
FLOSS Weekly 690: RISC-V Revisited - Stephano Cetola, New Updates About RISC-VStephano Cetola, Director of Technical Programs for RISC-V International, returns to bring Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett up to speed on the many new developments in and around RISC-V's radically open and promising CPU architecture.
FLOSS Weekly 689: Record Discord with Craig - New Maintainers of Craig for Discord RecordingDoc Searls and Aaron Newcomb revisit Craig, the open source way to make live multitrack recordings of Discord sessions, with its new and already-seasoned maintainers, @Snazzah and @DJCoolguy. The new maintainers share their experience with transitioning from the previous developers as well as other updates in version 2 of Craig.chat.
FLOSS Weekly 688: Matrix.org - Matthew Hodgson, Decentralized Open Source ChatMatthew Hodgson of Matrix.org and Element.io explains to Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett on this episode of FLOSS Weekly. Want a fully decentralized open-source chat that bridges to existing platforms and can even replace the phone system? Hodgson explains how we might soon get all that and more.
FLOSS Weekly 687: Open Source Roundtable - Discussing Open Source Security HolesSecurity with open source, the new OSSF, what Substack is doing to newsletters and newsletters are doing to blogging (and both are doing to the growing subscription economy), plus a call for open source tools that help subscribers manage their oversubscribed lives. All those and more are subjects of a roundtable discussion among Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman, Shawn Powers and Jonathan Bennett on this episode of FLOSS Weekly.
FLOSS Weekly 686: Authentic Data - David Huseby, Authentic DataCryptography expert Dave Huseby tells Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman how to build infinitely scalable layer two solutions that unbind the Internet from time and space without changing existing systems. All with authentic data.
FLOSS Weekly 685: DIDs and DIDcomm - Sam Curren, Importance of DIDsSam Curren unpacks for Doc Searls and Dan Lynch why DIDs and DIDcomm are the best approach to identity—and to making people first-class citizens on the Internet. Curren also discusses the origin story of picos and the advantages of nomadic living and hacking.
FLOSS Weekly 684: PlanetScale - Sam Lambert, Open Source Serverless DatabaseSam Lambert, CEO of PlanetScale, joins Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett to talk about Vitess, his learnings as VP of Engineering at GitHub, sharding, why Rewind is a lifesaver for users needing to undo recovers during schema migrations, and much more.
FLOSS Weekly 683: Retro Computing and the Demoscene - Dr. Andre Kudra, Demoscene, Retro ComputingDr. Andre Kudra, who plays "retro geek jazz" with Aaron Newcomb (himself a retro master) and host Doc Searls in this fact and fun-filled episode about retro computing and Demoscene. Nothing in computing gets more open, real, and truly deep—close to the metal—in a fun way, than retro computing and the Demoscene. And nobody is more involved in all of it than Dr. Kudra.
FLOSS Weekly 682: Free and Open P2P Team Chat with Quiet - Holmes Wilson, QuietHolmes Wilson explains to Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman how central servers limit personal freedom, and how you can improve the quality of private P2P team chat and collaboration like Slack and Discord with Quiet, his open source team's work in progress.
FLOSS Weekly 681: Yes, UCAN - James Walker, Fission.codes and UCANUser Controlled Authorization Networks (UCANs) are just one of the many new and useful approaches to decentralization that James Walker, of fission.codes, shares with Doc Searls and Dan Lynch. If you want a detailed dose of pure optimism about Web3 working for you and me, this is the episode for you on FLOSS Weekly.
FLOSS Weekly 680: Asahi Linux on M1 Hardware - Hector Martin, Linux on MacsHector Martin of Asahi Linux schools Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett with a massive sum of fresh, deep and interesting facts about Apple's new M1 hardware, and Asahi's promise and progress toward doing everything on it.