Bad Voltage

Every two weeks Bad Voltage delivers an amusing take on technology, Open Source, politics, music, and anything else we think is interesting, as well as interviews and reviews. The show is presented by Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, Stuart Langridge, and Bryan Lunduke.

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http://www.badvoltage.org
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Every two weeks Bad Voltage delivers an amusing take on technology, Open Source, politics, music, and anything else we think is interesting, as well as interviews and reviews. The show is presented by Jono Bacon, Jeremy Garcia, Stuart Langridge, and Bryan Lunduke.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-28 21:54
last episode published
2019-11-28 09:53
publication frequency
15.79 days
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Number of Episodes
142
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28.11.2019

2Ă—60: Thanks Given

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we are very different on flights, Jono knows about the Bills, and: [00:01:30] The .org registry has been sold to a private equity firm, and there is a whole lot of suspicion ...
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1.11.2019

2Ă—59: Inciteful

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which Jono and Jeremy are coming to you direct from the Open Source Summit in France, the word for “full of incitement” is not “inciteful”, Stuart, and: [00:01:55] Facebook News an...
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3.10.2019

2Ă—58: Fat For Purpose

Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the summer break is over except that Jono is temporarily away, free software has some problems, and: [00:01:45] Is the definition of free software still fit for purpose? We’ve got compani...
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8.08.2019

2Ă—57: Banned, On The Run

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we h4XX0r the Dark Web to pwn your s3ns3s, other people are inexplicably less annoyed about this than Stuart is, and: [00:01:15] After a terrorist murdered 22 people and inju...
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25.07.2019

2Ă—56: Solvitur Ambulando

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which there might be toilet paper conferences, you don’t know, and: [00:01:15] What makes a good conference? We’re digging into this in some depth; what makes a conference fun, or ...
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12.07.2019

2Ă—55: Moaner Lisa

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the Mona Lisa is bobbins, it is important to have your privacy policy meet the overall goals you’re pushing, and: [00:01:00] There’s a new site launched calling for a ban on ...
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27.06.2019

2Ă—54: Well Baffled

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we only get the bad bits of Neuromancer, apparently “stank” is a noun, and: [00:01:13] More and more companies are going for some sort of “open core” business model approach ...
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13.06.2019

2Ă—53: The Route of All Evil

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which Stuart gets the episode number wrong, the ghosts of KWebStat and Jokosher are unearthed, and: [00:01:52] Github Sponsors: a new donations programme from Github where people c...
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16.05.2019

2Ă—52: Apples to Oranges

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which there is charity and there is hope but there is not a lot of faith, and: [00:02:50] Lenovo are apparently making a Thinkpad-brand foldable PC next year. We have Thoughts, not...
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18.04.2019

2Ă—51: Game of Groans

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest presenter Jorge Castro present Bad Voltage, in which apparently reading A Song of Ice and Fire is as bad as being a Crossfit person or using Arch, Jorge refuses to publicly state just how many HDMI device...
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21.03.2019

2Ă—50: Born In A Log Cabin

Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which Jono is at death’s door and not present, Stuart mixes the show and therefore any complaints should be directed to him (and obviously these will make Jono feel good about himself), and: [0...
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21.02.2019

2Ă—49: Social Missiles

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we declare a moratorium on social media, there is Tinder but for livestock, and: [00:03:00] Google may be killing the back button in Android Q [00:10:40] Project Alias: block...
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14.02.2019

2Ă—48: Antisocial Media

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we take ourselves up on a challenge we set a couple of episodes ago. Social media. There’s pretty wide agreement that there are issues with it; that it fosters divisiveness a...
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7.02.2019

2Ă—47: Get Oval Shortbread

Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present an abbreviated Bad Voltage, in the lead up to Bad Voltage Live at SCaLE in Pasadena, California on March 8th! With some thoughts on what makes a good conference, some confusion as to what the hell Essential ar...
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24.01.2019

2Ă—46: A Giant Loser

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we look forward for the year and describe what we think will happen in tech in 2019! Our predictions are: Jono: These companies will IPO: Uber (the largest IPO ever), Peloton...
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10.01.2019

2Ă—45: Volt 45

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we look back on our predictions for 2018 and see how we did. Not wishing to give anything away, but if you were expecting clairvoyant genius… you might want to tone down your...
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13.12.2018

2Ă—44: Seven Systems

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which there are more rants than expected, there are seven seconds of panic, and: [00:02:00] Google drop the latest on Messages, Allo, Duo and Hangouts, where “the latest” is “we’re...
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29.11.2018

2Ă—43: Shouting and shaming

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest Alan Pope standing in for Jeremy present Bad Voltage, in which Tiger Tokens are a more viable currency than you think, AI gets things wrong again, and: [00:02:20] A popular open source dependency in use b...
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13.11.2018

2Ă—42: The Book 2024

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the show was recorded in slightly unusual circumstances because people are travelling at our normal time, phones are now literally twice as big as they ought to be if you lik...
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2.11.2018

2Ă—41: To Star Repeat 5 Forward 100 Right 144

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which a proof through poetry is presented and utterly fails to move the audience, Red Hat maintains a ton of things, and: [00:01:20] IBM acquires Red Hat; let the hot takes begin [...
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18.10.2018

2Ă—40: Teeth Will Be Provided

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we appeal for Colgate corporate sponsorship, nobody adds a fake notch, and: [00:01:30] Google release the Pixel 3 phone and Pixel Slate ChromeOS tablet/laptop, with no surpri...
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27.09.2018

2Ă—39: Snark of the Covenant

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the hardest part of being a developer is personal development, the BV team average two-thirds of a workout per day, and: [00:02:10] Apple release the Apple Watch 4 with a bun...
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6.09.2018

2Ă—38: Rambling Uncle at Christmas

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest presenter Alan Pope present Bad Voltage, in which there is temporarily less Jeremy, everyone should have a figurine on their desk which watches over them (tell us on the forum what yours is!), and: [00:03...
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23.08.2018

2Ă—37: Amidst the turmoil and darkness

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which there is more GDPR but not as much as there is on every website everywhere, there is discussion of rolling pins which is probably taking the retro-technology trend a bit too ...
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9.08.2018

2Ă—36: Open Cooks

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we know what time it is, maybe we should set up a startup called Votr, yet another Google Pixel goes in the toilet, and: [00:02:18] Some time ago, Jono and Stuart built BBQPa...
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26.07.2018

2Ă—35: Two Point Five Billion Factor Auth

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we answer a question from @peterrenshu about what a Linux expert is, we are unsurprisingly loath to upload all our passwords to a startup with a big smile and a Bootstrap web...
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28.06.2018

2Ă—34: Destroying Angel

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which vertical video is truly a thing, editing doesn’t happen as much as it should, and: [00:03:22] News: Ubuntu release a first analysis of the data they collect about user hardwa...
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14.06.2018

2Ă—33: Visual Github

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which people apparently are allowed to just set up a company about rockets now, we don’t have HBO’s budget, and: [00:02:30] Microsoft buys GitHub, which is all the tech world talke...
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18.05.2018

2×32: IO, IO, It’s Off To Work We Go

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which it was Google.IO, the big G’s developer conference, and they had a lot to announce… so we take a deeper dive into some of the upcoming stuff and what we think. [00:00:45] Gen...
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3.05.2018

2Ă—31: Just In Case Delivery

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which you must be this tall to ride the HTTP, loads of things are related directly or indirectly to Facebook’s F8 conference, and: Comcast bump speeds for cable subscribers (if the...
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19.04.2018

2Ă—30: Accidental Loot

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which Jono can’t stop laughing, you too are affected by the GDPR, and: [00:01:55] Various antivirus, browser, and backup companies embed tracking info in their installers… Microsof...
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5.04.2018

2Ă—29: Extra Meaty Skid

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we are raided, we sell the forum (temporarily) to Alan Pope as part of the Papal Weekend, we are the youth gone wild, and: [00:05:00] Cloudflare spin up a new DNS service at ...
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22.03.2018

2Ă—28: Renamed to Spectre

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which space is raided, beans are endless, and: [00:01:55] News: An Uber self-driving car killed a pedestrian… Google announce the “Google News Initiative“, which seems to be some s...
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26.02.2018

2Ă—27: Much Furdo About Nothing

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which brick-and-mortar shops go under, brick-and-mortar shops go from strength to strength, things are a bit delayed after a very tough week, and: [00:01:18] News: Blast from the p...
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8.02.2018

2Ă—26: Shining Emerald City

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which our denials fall on deaf ears, nobody is gallivanting around the world, and: [00:02:05] News: 50 Cent lets people buy 2014 album with bitcoin, forgets about it, goes bankrupt...
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25.01.2018

2Ă—25: The First 17 Pages

Jeremy Garcia, Stuart Langridge, and special guest presenter Steve Walli from the Microsoft Azure team present Bad Voltage, in which Walli is to his relief not the star of the sting before the intro, and: [00:02:20] Stuart thinks that people are now so...
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9.01.2018

2×24: They Weren’t That Shiny Anyway

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we look down the barrel of 2018, 2018 gazes back into us spectrally and meltdownily, nobody shines Jono’s shoes for him, and: [00:02:30] The news: the Spectre and Meltdown se...
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14.12.2017

2Ă—23: Twenty Months He Will Bleed The Lands

[00:02:30] Apple buys Shazam, for reasons as yet unstated… Nintendo have sold 10 million Switches in nine months… Windows’s AFD.SYS, the “Ancillary Function Driver”, was actually named when one of the team leads of the Windows network team learned they...
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16.11.2017

2Ă—22: Known to be Carcinogenic

Jeremy Garcia, Jono Bacon, and Stuart Langridge present Bad Voltage, in which we still don’t have a trillion bitcoins, Bitcoin still don’t have a trillion Bad Voltages, and: Google will remove Play Store apps that use Accessibility Services for anythin...
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2.11.2017

2Ă—21: A Roomba for Companionship

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest presenter Alan Pope from the Ubuntu podcast and Canonical and Ubuntu (standing in for Jeremy while he tours Europe) present Bad Voltage, in which popey has a hundred job titles, we race to put out the sho...
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19.10.2017

2Ă—20: Over a Ton of Window

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which some people watch Star Trek Discovery and some emphatically do not, some are at conferences and some are not, and: [00:02:45] Every wifi device on the planet is broken by a f...
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6.10.2017

2Ă—19: Machine Learning

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we are all Google all the time, all news all the time, and: [00:03:00] News: Apple open source the kernels for iOS and Mac OS, with obvious discussion about how useful this i...
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21.09.2017

2Ă—18: Before the Music

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we have not podfaded for one hundred shows (count ’em, a hundred), two-thirds of the team are at the Open Source Summit in LA, there is literally no news about the iPhones 8 ...
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7.09.2017

2Ă—17: Nihil sub sole novum

Stuart Langridge and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which Jono is away (and not fired, promise), there is too much news, and: [00:02:00] News: Juicero has run out of juice in the latest high-profile IoT market exit… Reddit close their source, ig...
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24.08.2017

2Ă—16: Indeskribable

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the Samsung Galaxy S5 is too big (unless it’s too small), it’s certainly too old (unless we’re too old), and: [00:02:00] News: DJI make over-the-air firmware updates for thei...
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10.08.2017

2Ă—15: One Mouse in a Row

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we will not be your friend, we learn some Italian, the show actually gets mixed on time, and: [00:02:09] The news… Google “manifestbro” posts a screed about Google’s internal...
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27.07.2017

2Ă—14: Continuous Partial Affection

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we do not have “excessive interest in or admiration of oneself and one’s physical appearance”, we mention that Oggcamp is coming up in the UK and you should volunteer to be o...
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13.07.2017

2Ă—13: Built With Alien Technology

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the po-po are f***ed, accusations of posh schooling are levelled, and: [00:02:00] The news… Someone raises $80k for a Jolla tablet… meanwhile Jolla themselves raise a startli...
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29.06.2017

2Ă—12: Infinite Loop of Hack Back

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we don’t chop anyone’s Endless in half, we measure immeasurable things, and: [00:01:58] The news… Google get fined €2.4 billion for antitrust violations by the EU (who have a...
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15.06.2017

2Ă—11: Alexa play the Bad Voltage podcast

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we command Alexa to play our podcast and it works, Jono turns off his phone so it doesn’t explode with helpful comments every time we say “OK Google” (you may wish to do the ...
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