Podcasts

I currently take part in two podcasts, find more details and subscription information for each below.

The Weekly Squeak

A weekly round of articles and other items that captured my attention, often with an interview. Episodes are posted below and you can find more subscription options on the podcast website.

Write the Docs

Covering the latest in tech writing, with a guest and discussion topic every episode. Episodes are posted below, and find more subscription options on the podcast website.

The Weekly Squeak - Security in the Age of Microservices with Tzury Bar Yochay

The Weekly Squeak - Security in the Age of Microservices with Tzury Bar Yochay

Service mesh is one of the keys to securing bleeding-edge microservices , and how can companies continue to capitalize on the containerization trends, without sacrificing security? Let me know if you have any questions you want asked, or join us live at 2021-04-06T18:30:00+02:00 to ask yourself.

The Weekly Squeak - Kubernetes native GitOps with Cornelia Davis of Flux

The Weekly Squeak - Kubernetes native GitOps with Cornelia Davis of Flux

I speak with Cornelia Davis, CTO of Weaveworks about GitOps, Flux and simplifying the creation of Kubernetes clusters.

The Weekly Squeak - Grafana with Anthony Woods

The Weekly Squeak - Grafana with Anthony Woods

My guest this week is CTO and co-founder of Grafana Labs. We talk about the history of the company, their new cloud offering, and observability in general. Let me know if you have any questions you want asked, or join us live to ask yourself. Subscribe & listen later - https://anchor.fm/theweeklysqueak

Episode 105 - Making Games about Making Games, and Robots Deceiving Us All

Episode 105 - Making Games about Making Games, and Robots Deceiving Us All

Rebecca, Chris, and Jason are joined by Ben Maddox (Five Games For Doomsday podcast) to consider meta gaming taken to the extreme, and a cast of characters battling against robots deceiving us all. Will the games we create be total nonsense, or race to the top of the hotness lists?

The Weekly Squeak - The Jamstack Book with Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi

The Weekly Squeak - The Jamstack Book with Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi

I speak with Raymond Camden and Brian Rinaldi about the book they are working on for Manning publications covering everything Jamstack. I also cover Vivaldi, dependency hell, crazy laptops, and more.

The Weekly Squeak - eBPF Cloud Native computing with Neela Jacques of Isovalant

The Weekly Squeak - eBPF Cloud Native computing with Neela Jacques of Isovalant

I speak with Neela Jacque about eBPF and what does Cilium and Isovalent offer to cloud-native networking and security.

Stories about people episode 4

Stories about people episode 4

This episode has the following 2 stories:

The Weekly Squaek - Cloud Native automation with Jon Edvald of Garden

The Weekly Squaek - Cloud Native automation with Jon Edvald of Garden

This episode I speak with Jon Edvald of Garden about their cloud native automation platform. I also cover Linux on the M1, Google Chrome, Web extensions on Safari, and more!

The Weekly Squeak - Apollo GraphQL with Geoff Schmidt

The Weekly Squeak - Apollo GraphQL with Geoff Schmidt

This issue I speak with Geoff Schmidt of Apollo about their GraphQL offerings. I also cover general AI, decades old technology bets, is it wise to remove WhatsApp, and much more.

Episode 104 - Romans, painting, Egyptian detectives, and hitchhiking space journalists

Episode 104 - Romans, painting, Egyptian detectives, and hitchhiking space journalists

Rebecca, Chris, and Jason are joined by Michael Hopwood to consider Romans painting swords, Egyptian detectives, and far flung journalists trying to find a story. Will the games we create be total nonsense, or race to the top of the hotness lists?

WTD Episode 33 - Simplified user interfaces, with Anton Bollen

WTD Episode 33 - Simplified user interfaces, with Anton Bollen

One of the most challenging and frustrating things about being a tech writer is managing screenshots in your product documentation. How many times have you needed to take complex screenshots of your product and meticulously marked them up with callouts only to be told that a field has changed and you need to do everything again? It’s so frustrating and demoralizing as a writer because it feels like wasted effort. What if there was a way to create screenshots that could withstand the rapid iterations of a product under development while still conveying valuable meaning to your readers. Today we’re joined by Anton Bollen from TechSmith who explains how we can do this using low-detail screenshots, aka simplified user interfaces, that let you focus your users’ attention on just the bits of the interface that matter.

The Weekly Squeak - Updates from the Ukrainian Startup scene with Stepan Veselovskyi

The Weekly Squeak - Updates from the Ukrainian Startup scene with Stepan Veselovskyi

I speak with Stepan Veselovskyi, the CEO at Lviv IT Cluster about what’s been happening in the Ukraine tech and startup scene since my last visit. I also cover JetBrains, Google, WhatsApp, and… The Amiga.

Nvidia Jetson with Amit Goel

Nvidia Jetson with Amit Goel

This week, I speak with Amit Goel, Director of Product Management for Embedded AI Platforms at NVIDIA about the Jetson platform. I also cover the M1 (again), Discord, the Romans, and the Archers…  xx Chinch

The Weekly Squeak - Algolia search with Julien Lemoine

The Weekly Squeak - Algolia search with Julien Lemoine

In this episode I cover the new Algolia integration with Netlify and look at the rapid growth of interest in their search solution. Also features news on Fuscia OS, taking Google offline, GPT-3, and much more!

The Weekly Squeak - Ubuntu on Lenovo with Mark Pearson and Martin Wimpress

The Weekly Squeak - Ubuntu on Lenovo with Mark Pearson and Martin Wimpress

In this Weekly Squeak I speak with Mark and Martin and cover how the two teams worked together to make Ubuntu shine on Lenovo machines. Also features content on Slack acquisition, M1 on AWS, Garbage language, and much more…

Stories about people episode 3

Stories about people episode 3

This episode has the following 2 stories:

The Weekly Squeak - Software error tracking with Brian Rue of Rollbar

The Weekly Squeak - Software error tracking with Brian Rue of Rollbar

This week I speak with Brian Rue of Rollbar, The Continuous Code Improvement Platform. No links… Because apparently, I didn’t read anything…

Episode 103 - Soldiers eating dragons and agricultural superiority

Episode 103 - Soldiers eating dragons and agricultural superiority

Rebecca and Chris are joined by Cornelius and Pawel of Nemesis games to escape from a Dragon eating the world and win superiority in the farm yard. Will the games we create be total nonsense, or race to the top of the hotness lists?

The Weekly Squeak - Headless CMS with Aurélien Georget of Strapi

The Weekly Squeak - Headless CMS with Aurélien Georget of Strapi

I speak with with Aurélien Georget of Strapi, the leading open-source headless CMS, 100% Javascript, fully customizable and developer-first. I also cover substack, did 2020 get the startups it needed, and just how good is the new M1 chip for machine learning practitioners?

The Weekly Squeak - Code Review in your IDE with Codestream

The Weekly Squeak - Code Review in your IDE with Codestream

In this episode I speak with Peter Pezaris of Codestream about their IDE plugin that allows you to integrate code review, pull and merge requests, and issue trackers directly where you work.

The Weekly Squeak - Kubernetes observability with Pixie

The Weekly Squeak - Kubernetes observability with Pixie

This week I speak with the cofounders of Pixie labs, that helps you instantly troubleshoot your applications on Kubernetes.  I also cover immutable operating systems, the ISS, real world quantum computing, the Lord of the Rings that never was, and more…

The Weekly Squeak - Graph and AI with Gaurav Deshpande

The Weekly Squeak - Graph and AI with Gaurav Deshpande

I have Gaurav Deshpande of TigerGraph back to talk about their recent conference covering the intersection of Graph and AI. I also cover Berlin airports, sci-fi recommendations, and bizarre operating systems.

WTD Episode 32 - Self-publishing and AsciiDoc, with Mehmed Pasic

WTD Episode 32 - Self-publishing and AsciiDoc, with Mehmed Pasic

Many tech writers are familiar with using AsciiDoc for documentation, but did you know that you can also create fiction and non-fiction books with AsciiDoc, publishing to popular digital formats such as EPUB or PDF, along with HTML? In this episode of the Write the Docs podcast, we chat with Mehmed Pasic from Manning Publications about self-publishing, AsciiDoc, collaborative workflows between authors and editors, trends in book publishing, the most popular devices for consuming content, book versus video formats for technical content, and more.

The Weekly Squeak - Automating everything with Linden Tibbets of IFTTT

The Weekly Squeak - Automating everything with Linden Tibbets of IFTTT

In this episode I speak with Linden Tibbets of IFTTT about the past, present, and future of their automation platform. I also look at the history of markdown, and legal frameworks for AI.

The Weekly Squeak - The present and future of Jamstack with Matt Biilmann

The Weekly Squeak - The present and future of Jamstack with Matt Biilmann

This weekly squeak I talk with Matt Biilmann of Netlify about their recent announcements and the future of Jamstack presented at their recent Jamstackconf. I also cover the ownership of Berlin startups, crypto hype, the history of search, new zoom integrations, and much more.