In this episode Chris & Ben discuss Bascamp’s decision to ban societal and political discussion at work.
The incident at Basecamp happened in April 2021 so by the time we came to record this episode we had more of the story than some of the initial reports did.
Chris has pieced together much of the story and gives an overview of what happened.
We then look at some of the problems with such decisions and how politics and political language is intrinsically linked to both technology and workplace culture.
In this episode Chris & Ben talk about the fq_codel queuing alogrithm and migrating our personal data to software based on open standards.
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In this episode Chris and Ben discuss the recent discussion around WhatsApp terms of service and the future of computer hardware.
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Content Warning: This episode contains discussion of rape, sexual assault and pedophillia.
In this episode we discuss the controversy around Chef working with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Richard M. Stallman stepping down from MIT and the Free Software Foundation and speak to David about his experiences in software testing.
In this episode Chris and Ben are joined by Dan to discuss his talk about fighting extremism online and to talk around the subject.
You can read more about the issues discussed in this episode at – https://datasociety.net/output/alternative-influence/
In this episode Chris and Ben talk with Chad about their experience changing their name in the UK, afterwards Ben and Chris chat about the new Raspberry Pi 4
In this episode Chris and Ben talk with Cat about their experience of moving from a large company to a small one, after that Cat sticks around to discuss the impact of the UK’s Digital Economy Act 2017.
In this episode Chris and Ben chat about Node Red, Microsoft switching Edge to Chromium and Calm Window Manager. Last they chat to Alec Holmes about contracting as an android developer.
In this episode Chris and Ben chat about password managers, the merging of WhatsApp, Instagram Messenger and Facebook Messenger. Then they interview Michael Collins about Virtual learning environments in education