TCLP 2013-02-18 How This Hacker Sees Hackers

This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

In the intro, I include a quick review for a couple of gadgets I am trying in a laptop-less experiment: a mini keyboard and an external battery with a solar panel. The former was recommended in The Secret Lair’s gift guide from last year.

The hacker word of the week this week is frink.

The feature this week is a contemplation of the definition of the term and experience of being a hacker.

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TCLP 2013-01-29 How This Hacker Sees History

This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

I have booked my travel for North East Linux Fest. If you are interested, the list of speakers has gone up, including myself. The organizer, Jonathan Nadeau, has a project he is trying to fund you should consider, Sonar.

The hacker word of the week this week is fried.

The feature this week is a contemplation of the experience and phenomenon of history.

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TCLP 2012-12-17 A Function of Time

This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

A final reminder that you are invited, as am I, to join the Hacker Public Radio online new year’s celebration.

The hacker word of the week this week is freeze.

The feature this week is a reflection on how I am trying to view a major milestone, that turning forty isn’t about a particular time in my life but the overall functioning of my life for which time is just an input.

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TCLP 2012-12-03 How This Hacker Sees Parenting

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Listener feedback this week is from Kevin, who I also had on the show in August to talk about Ohio Linux Fest. He wrote to share a post he made on the topic of ebooks that is well worth the read.

The hacker word of the week this week is fred.

The feature this week is a new installment in the How This Hacker Sees.. series on the subject of parenting.

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TCLP 2012-10-28 Online Censorship

This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

The game I mention in the intro is “Nikki and the Robots” by Joyride Labs. You can read my more detailed review here.

The hacker word of the week this week is Frankenputer.

The feature this week is a monologue digging into the concerns arising from online censorship. In it I mention the Digital Due Process Coalition, “Consent of the Networked” by Rebecca MacKinnon, and Saudi Arabia’s call for international regulations on Internet speech.

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TCLP 2012-06-25 My Podcast Production Process

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The hacker word of the week this week is fork bomb.

The feature this week is an explanation of my production process and tools for the podcast. I mentioned the FLOSS manual for Ardour, the github project containing my encoding and feed management scripts and the mp4v2 library.

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TCLP 2012-05-14 How This Hacker Sees Public Policy

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I will not be headed to OSCon in July after all but will be keeping my other event and travel commitments for the rest of this month, and June.

The hacker word of the week this week is fork.

The feature this week is another monologue trying to bring to the surface my hackish assumptions, this time on how I see public policy, especially my own experiences in cultivating a second career recently in this space.

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TCLP 2012-03-04 Combating Geek Fatigue

This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast.

Listener feedback this week is from Eric, Bryan and Will all in some way responding to the last feature about switching my wife back to Linux.

The hacker word of the week this week is for free.

The feature this week is a further discussion of a topic I’ve visited before, geek fatigue, this time focusing more on combating it, especially the form the arises from experiences like my return to Linux.

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TCLP 2012-01-22 Monologue: How This Hacker Sees The World

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The hacker word of the week this week is fool.

The feature this week is a monologue that attempts to bring to the surface some of the assumptions that inform my world view as a self identified hacker for examination and hopefully discussion.

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