Episode 114a – #NerdLife Year In Review 2021

Welcome to Episode 114

 

Main Topic

  • 2021 year in #nerdlife? 
    • Framework laptops
    • Chip shortage & supply chain issues. Plus stupid scalpers
      • Crypto has totally jumped the shark and become Mary Kay for bros
      • I can haz PS5?
      • I can haz new XBox?
      • I can haz video card?
    • The Occulus Quest 2 took Christmas.
      • $300 entry into VR
    • Log4j sucks
      • Large orgs running on undersourced Open Source projects continues to be something we just don’t deal with
    • Windows 11
    • iPhone 13
    • Pixel 6
    • Zuck wants to rule the virtual world
    • Movies
      • Matrix, with old Neo
      • Dune finally is good
      • And we get a decent Ghostbusters as well
      • Encanto (surprisingly good!)
    • TV
      • Season 6, Final season
      • Boba (black sheep) Fett
      • Bad Batch
      • Expanse
      • Lots of Marvel goodness on Disney+
    • Hardware
    • Software
    • Phones 
    • Culture

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Episode 114b – 3d printed homes, Marvel Movies, corrupted code, and Norton Cryptominers

Welcome to Episode 114

Announcements

  • Patreon Update
    • Z-Thor
    • name_pending197
    • Jérémy
    • Arinomi
    • Andrew
    • Tatro
    • Bruce
    • Robert
    • Matt
    • David
    • S0l3mn
    • Trooper_Ish
    • LiNuXsys666
    • gimpyb
    • Mark
    • The-Mentor
    • Jon
    • Marc
    • Julius
    • Andi
    • J
    • Charles
    • 22532

 

Chat

[unclemarc]

  • Gaming on da PS5
    • NMS
    • Returnal
    • Deathloop
    • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Skilling up on IPA for a new account

 

[nate]

  • The alienware is now liquid cooled
  • Animal crossing is.. Surprisingly chill and enjoyable.
  • 3d printer upgrades.

News

 

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EP113a – Virtual Spaces and Metaverses

Welcome to Episode 113

Main Topic

 

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Episode 113b – log4j, alienwares, zomboid, and nate finishes some projects

Welcome to Episode 113

Announcements

Reviews

  • Nothing New

Chat

[unclemarc]

[gangrif]

  • Finished a number of projects
    • Painted sailor moon! 
    • HestiaPi is now in service
    • Cat armor
  • AND….. I bought an Alienware R10.. 

News

 

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Episode 112a – Ed and Jared on the SANS Holiday Hack!

Welcome to Episode 112a

Main Topic

  • Holiday Hack with Ed!
    • Did the pandemic hurt? Help? Any noticeable difference? 
    • It’s open! 
    • Anything new in how the challenge is hosted? 
    • What can new players expect? 
    • Who should play? 
      • Is there some level of experience required to get started?
    • Who’s Ed, for folks who dont know. 
    • And Who’s Jared?
    • What is the holiday hack?
    • How did last year’s challenge go? 
    • This year’s challenge

 

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Episode 112b – AWS down again, Facemeta, and Android users cant dial 911!

Welcome to Episode 112

Announcements

Reviews

Nothing New

Chat

  • [Nate] – Christmas time!  Lots going on.  Not a ton in the way of projects
    • Jeep is driveable again (spent a month otherwise)
    • Working on printable stuff for gifts
    • VR continues to be fun
  • [Friz] – What day is it?
    • Ordered an ESP32 from Tindie, gonna try this automation thing?  Sort of?
    • Also ordered a Pinecil..  It’s been all over the world at this point and is in Illinois now for some odd reason.

News

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EP111a – The Ghosts of Linux Past

Welcome to Episode 111 – Elevens

Main Topic

 

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EP111b – 400K Apple-1, Robin Hood Breach, and Patreaon’s doin video

Welcome to Episode 111b

Announcements

Reviews

  • Nothing New

Chat

  • unclemarc
    • Goals: Rise of the Resistance, build a BB droid, Universal on Thursday, moar selfies with princesses
    • The new Animal Crossing update and DLC are here!
    • Going on vacation this Sunday to Disney
  • Nate
    • Valve index “knuckles” controllers
    • New vr controllers
    • Working my way through the Dresden files.. Again.
    • Learning to airbrush acrylic paint… for the creepy doll. 

News

 

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Episode 110a – Beta Programs

Welcome to Episode 110

Main Topic

  • Participating in program betas
    • You are a customer of a thing, that thing has a beta,  should you participate? 
  • What might you get out of it?
  • What should YOU bring to the table?
  • Sub topic: Early Access as a thing for games
  • Open Source World: Some things never come formally out of beta. At what point do we just shrug and say “yeah, it’s prod”
    • https://www.computerworld.com/article/2583883/open-source–even-beta-is-better.html

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Episode 110b – Facebook meta, Windows 11, and online age verification

Welcome to Episode 110

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Chat

News

 

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