Bad Voltage

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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, and Stuart Langridge.

3×09: ASCII code 0x46 July 23, 2020

Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which there is a certain amount of disagreement but it all works out in the end, and: [00:03:20] There's a lot of conversation about "open core", and there's increasing polarisation around the topic. But… what actually is an open core project or product? Does […]

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Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which the word “content” gets used a lot, Stuart steals a double-bass joke from Dirk Gently, and: [00:03:20] In the second part of our speculation on how the t[...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which there is much argument about technology choices and: [00:02:00] New York City Health discourages orgies, instead advocating “sexy Zoom parties”, and also[...]
3×06: Earballs June 11, 2020
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which 286s make a comeback, we might be on Spotify, and: [00:01:50] The BBC search desperately for a way to describe “anti-racism critics” while describing tea[...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we are rendered with one meelion triangles. Also: [00:02:20] Three Bolivian brothers deliberately get bitten by a black widow spider in an attempt to get Spider-Man [...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we like egg. Also: [00:02:38] And now, this: Famous rapper Jason Zed orders deepfake parodies of his voice off YouTube… Virginia spend time debating whether it[...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which apparently it is Coventry’s turn in the barrel, and: [00:02:20] And Now This: it is possible that the MMR vaccine helps protect you from coronavirus, game over[...]
3×02: Bookish April 17, 2020
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which apparently it is Coventry’s turn in the barrel, and: [00:02:07] And Now This: Tourists in Rishikesh, India ignored quarantine to go wandering and were made to [...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we begin a new series, the world is under lockdown, and: [00:01:40] And Finally: a medical fetish site donates its stock of scrubs after being contacted by the NHS, [...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which we are all waaaaay more invested in email than certain companies would like us to be, and: In this episode we discuss Superhuman, a new email app. Jono, the email po[...]
2×64: Nobrac Feb. 6, 2020
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which is discussed the prodigal’s opinions of what we got up to while he was prodigaling, the Wurzels get a second look-in, and: < ul> [00:01:40] People who have[...]
2×63: Give You The Key Jan. 24, 2020
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and special guest Jorge Castro present Bad Voltage, in which the nature of purchasing goods is discussed. There seem to have recently been various examples of companies selling a thing and then exerting control over it[...]
2×62: Hey Eckhardt Jan. 9, 2020
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which what will happen in 2020 is laid out for your consideration with perfect precision. Yes, it’s the predictions episode! This is what will happen in the next year: St[...]
Stuart Langridge, Jono Bacon, and Jeremy Garcia present Bad Voltage, in which a tenth of a point is more important than one might think it is, Mother Shipton is turning in her grave, and: [00:02:10] A year ago we predicted everything that woul[...]
2×60: Thanks Given Nov. 28, 2019
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 s[...]
2×59: Inciteful Nov. 1, 2019
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: [...]
2×58: Fat For Purpose Oct. 3, 2019
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[...]
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[...]
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 [...]
2×55: Moaner Lisa July 12, 2019
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 [...]