FLOSS Weekly (Audio)

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We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS is all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Doc Searls and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Wednesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 17:30 UTC.

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We're not talking dentistry here; FLOSS is all about Free Libre Open Source Software. Join host Doc Searls and his rotating panel of co-hosts every Wednesday as they talk with the most interesting and important people in the Open Source and Free Software community. Records live every Wednesday at 12:30pm Eastern / 9:30am Pacific / 17:30 UTC.

Language:

English

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140 Keller St. Petaluma, CA 94952 1-800-605-8948


Episodes

FLOSS Weekly 717: SCaLE Is Still Huge - Ilan Rabinovitch, SCaLE and Open Source Conferences

2/1/2023
Ilan Rabinovitch explains to Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman how SCaLE has grown to become the premier Linux and open-source conference—and to stay extremely affordable as well. Also how Linux, open source, conferences, communities, companies, and much else have changed over the years. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Ilan Rabinovitch Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email...

Duration:01:01:26

FLOSS Weekly 716: Desperately Seeking Software Freedom - Christine Hall, FOSS Force, Software Freedom

1/25/2023
Christine Hall gives Doc Searls and Simon Phipps a tour of the glorious past, troubling present, and uncertain future of free software and open source, which makes both as well as a discussion on the GPL. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: Christine Hall Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and musician, for our theme...

Duration:01:06:18

FLOSS Weekly 715: Lower Cloud Costs for Java - Bellsoft, Alpaquita Linux, Liberica JDK

1/18/2023
Alex Belokrylov of Bellsoft tells Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett how Java has evolved into an ideal language for cloud infrastructure, especially through the Liberica JDK and Bellsoft's new Alpaquita Linux distro: the only Linux optimized for Java. Reduced costs, faster deployment, better security, and a brightening future are just a few of the topics discussed on FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Alexander Belokrylov Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:01:05:57

FLOSS Weekly 714: Sugar Labs and Music Blocks - Music Composition in Open Source, Devin Ulibarri and Walter Bender

1/11/2023
Devin Ulibarri and Walter Bender of Sugar Labs join Doc Searls and Dan Lynch on FLOSS Weekly. Searls and Lynch learn how kids can compose music and produce code with open source Music Blocks. You can learn too, in just an hour of fun listening. Or, even better, by watching this week's video. Hosts: Doc Searls and Dan Lynch Guests: Devin Ulibarri and Walter Bender Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS...

Duration:01:03:26

FLOSS Weekly 713: "Let's Put Thoughts on the Blockchain" - LastPass Databreach, Linux Desktop 2023, Blockchain

1/4/2023
Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman and Jonathan Bennett kick off the new year with a round table discussion regarding the world of open source. The hosts are joined by a special guest for this discussion, Leo Laporte. It's a great discussion regarding open source security, centralized versus decentralized products on the web, and much more. Hosts: Doc Searls, Jonathan Bennett, Katherine Druckman, and Leo Laporte Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think...

Duration:01:05:53

FLOSS Weekly 712: Software Supply Chain Security - Dan Lorenc, Open Source Software Supply Chain

12/21/2022
Dan Lorenc of Sigstore and Chainguard joins Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman on FLOSS Weekly to discuss the software supply chain.The open source software supply chains are increasingly vulnerable attack surfaces. Nobody knows more, or is doing more, to secure those surfaces than Dan Lorenc. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Dan Lorenc Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email...

Duration:00:45:59

FLOSS Weekly 711: May or May Not Be Notable - Validity of ChatGPT, Twitter vs Fediverse

12/14/2022
Did you know that being verified on Twitter now means you "may or may not be notable?" Shawn Powers shares with Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett how he found that out the hard way while all three dig deep into Twitter vs. the Fediverse, blogging, ChatGPT, and much more in a show packed with facts and fancies an AI may never understand, but you might. Hosts: Doc Searls, Jonathan Bennett, and Shawn Powers Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your...

Duration:01:05:33

FLOSS Weekly 710: Open Source for Broadcast - Tim Pozar and Brian David Discuss Open Source Broadcast Tools

12/7/2022
Tim Pozar and Brian David, both veterans of broadcasting, join Doc Searls and Shawn Powers on FLOSS Weekly. Broadcasting is easier, better and cheaper than ever to do, or to get into, thanks to open source developments of all kinds. Pozar and David share great information about this space. Hosts: Doc Searls and Shawn Powers Guests: Tim Požar and Brian David Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly?...

Duration:01:10:14

FLOSS Weekly 709: The Tiny Free Library That Could - Jason Griffey, LibraryBox Project

11/30/2022
Jason Griffey of NISO is the guest this week on FLOSS Weekly. Aaron Newcomb and Doc Searls talk with Griffey about all the lessons we should all be learning from the successes, failures and future implications of his LibraryBox project. A great discussion on standards, open hardware and privacy. Hosts: Doc Searls and Aaron Newcomb Guest: Jason Griffey Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email...

Duration:01:12:46

FLOSS Weekly 708: Europe Flies The FLOSS Flag - Matthias Kirschner, Free Software Foundation

11/23/2022
Matthias Kirschner explains Free Software Foundation Europe's unique and delightful approach to educating government, the public and fellow hackers on the virtues of free software. Kirschner also shares his new book, "Ada & Zangemann: A Tale of Software, Skateboards, and Raspberry Ice Cream." Great discussion with Doc Searls and Simon Phipps on FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: Matthias Kirschner Download or subscribe to this show at...

Duration:01:03:01

FLOSS Weekly 707: Ardour and Linux Pro Audio - Robin Gareus and Ardour, the Open Source DAW

11/16/2022
Robin Gareus joins Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett to discuss Ardour Digital Audio Workstation and how open source audio editing is changing across fields ranging from movie-making to podcasting. It's a great look at this open source program on FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Robin Gareus Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's...

Duration:01:10:26

FLOSS Weekly 706: Secrets of the Linux Kernel - Greg Kroah-Hartman and Linux Kernel Development

11/9/2022
If you care about Linux and what goes into maintaining the kernel, you know how important Greg Kroah-Hartman is to stable releases and much more. On this can't-miss episode of FLOSS Weekly, Kroah-Hartman gives deep, knowing, and good-humored answers to questions from Doc Searls, Katherine Druckman, and Jonathan Bennett. Hosts: Doc Searls, Jonathan Bennett, and Katherine Druckman Guest: Greg Kroah-Hartman Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your...

Duration:01:04:06

FLOSS Weekly 705: A Slice of Raspberry Pi - Jeff Geerling, Hacking the Raspberry Pi

11/2/2022
Jeff Geerling, the great Raspberry Pi hacker and star geek on YouTube, talks with Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett about Ansible, Jellyfin, how subscription TV is the new cable, and fun hacks in our new media age. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: Jeff Geerling Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and musician, for...

Duration:01:07:27

FLOSS Weekly 704: Distributed Data, Decentralized Trust - Hart Montgomery, Digital Wallets

10/26/2022
Doc Searls and Simon Phipps talk with Hart Montgomery of the Hyperledger Foundation about distributed data (not just the blockchain kind), decentralized trust, how the Foundation is fostering code useful to everyone in the world, what open digital wallets are—or should be—all about, the essential nature of cryptography, and much more. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: Hart Montgomery Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source...

Duration:01:05:41

FLOSS Weekly 703: Hacker's Ethical Dilemma - Marcus Sailler, Ethical Hacking

10/19/2022
In cybersecurity, there isn't an ethical dilemma for bad actors, but there is for good ones making and improving open source code that bad actors can use too. Marcus Sailler schools Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman about that dilemma, and how he deals with it as Head of Offensive Security in the private sector after a long military career. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Marcus Sailler Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your...

Duration:01:06:47

FLOSS Weekly 702: Open Source and Mainframes - John Mertic on Using Open Source in Mainframes

10/12/2022
There are some purposes for which only mainframes fit. In this show, John Mertic of the Linux Foundation tells Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett how open source is a growing part of how mainframes fit, and how the open source community for the first time has a mainframe of its own. Hosts: Doc Searls and Jonathan Bennett Guest: John Mertic Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email...

Duration:01:09:45

FLOSS Weekly 701: Freedom and Scalable Cooperation - David P. Reed on Online Freedoms and Open Standards

10/5/2022
David P. Reed talks with Doc Searls and Simon Phipps on this episode of FLOSS Weekly. Reed, one of the Internet's founding figures, discusses online freedom, openness operating systems (including the end-of-life for Linux) and about how standards and patents are naturally opposed. Hosts: Doc Searls and Simon Phipps Guest: David P. Reed Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email...

Duration:00:44:58

FLOSS Weekly 700: The Linux Kernel Gets Rusty - Jonathan Corbet, RUST and the Linux Kernal Development

9/28/2022
Jonathan Corbet of LWN tells Doc Searls and Shawn Powers what's happening with the Linux Kernel, including the ascendence of Rust, the role of companies that employ developers and maintainers, the needs for more maintainers, plus diversity, and the growing role of the Linux Foundation. Great discussion on FLOSS Weekly. Hosts: Doc Searls and Shawn Powers Guest: Jonathan Corbet Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be...

Duration:01:06:30

FLOSS Weekly 699: Content Authenticity - Andy Parsons on Open Source and Content Authenticity Online

9/21/2022
Andy 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. Hosts: Doc Searls and Katherine Druckman Guest: Andy Parsons Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source...

Duration:00:55:49

FLOSS Weekly 698: Miguel de Icaza - EU DMA, Open Source and Finance

9/14/2022
Now 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. Hosts: Doc Searls and Dan Lynch Guest: Miguel de Icaza Download or subscribe to this show at https://twit.tv/shows/floss-weekly Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email floss@twit.tv. Thanks to Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and...

Duration:01:06:20