The Command Line Podcast

by cmdln@thecommandline.net (Thomas Gideon) · · · CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 · 146 subscribers

A podcast by a self-described hacker, curmudgeon and hacktivist about the practice and profession of programming drawing on over a decade of professional experience and a lifetime spent hacking, the intersection of politics and society with technology and anything else clever, elegant or funny that catches my mind as a die hard technology geek.

This is a feature cast, an episode of Poor Richard's Podcast. In this episode, as promised, I share a letter I submitted to the Great Philadelphia Convention stating my case for why our duly elective executive should not receive a salary. You can grab the [flac encoded audio](http://www.archive.org/details/Prp2013-0 6-18LetterArguingAgainstASalaryForTheExecutive) from …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I mention [Tweet the Debates](http://www.tweetthedebates.com/) and [the Cosmoquest 24-hour Hangout](http://cosmoquest.org/blog/2013/06/24 -hour-hangout-a-thon/). This week's security alerts are [how passwords files are cracked](http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/05/how-crackers-make-minced- meat-out-of-your-passwords/) and [proof of concept of malware injection by iOS charger](http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/06/02/researchers-say- they-can-hack-your-iphone-with-a-malicious-charger/). In this …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I mention [Tweet the Debates](http://www.tweetthedebates.com/) and [the Cosmoquest 24-hour Hangout](http://cosmoquest.org/blog/2013/06/24-hour-hangout-a-thon/). This week's security alerts are [how passwords files are cracked](http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/05/how-crackers-make-minced- meat-out-of-your-passwords/) and [proof of concept of malware injection by iOS charger](http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2013/06/02/researchers-say- they-can-hack-your-iphone-with-a-malicious-charger/). In this week's …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. There is no hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is an interview with Bruce Schneier. The catalyst for this conversation is [a post](https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/04/what_ive_been_t.html) on his blog that frames out some of the themes …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. There is no hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is an interview with Bruce Schneier. The catalyst for this conversation is [a post](https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/04/what_ive_been_t.html) on his blog that frames out some of the themes …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alerts are [Microsoft warning of Facebook hijacking browser extensions](http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Microsoft- warns-of-Facebook-hijacking-extensions-1861398.html) and [an Android app that tattles on other misbehaving apps](http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/Bitdefender-Clueful-exposes- Android-spies-1867358.html). In this week's news, [considering whether supercomputing has hit a wall](http://tech.slashdot.org/story/13/05/14/1534248/has-supercomputing-hit- a-brick-wall), [a heart …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alerts are [Microsoft warning of Facebook hijacking browser extensions](http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Microsoft- warns-of-Facebook-hijacking-extensions-1861398.html) and [an Android app that tattles on other misbehaving apps](http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item /Bitdefender-Clueful-exposes-Android-spies-1867358.html). In this week's news, [considering whether supercomputing has hit a wall](http://tech.slashdot.org/story/13/05/14/1534248/has-supercomputing-hit-a -brick-wall), [a heart …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, I note that [Balticon](http://balticon.org/) is coming up again soon and discuss a [project](http://www.tweetthedebates.com/) in which I've been invited to participate. This week's security alerts are [Twitter now has two factor authentication](http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/04/twitter- authentication/) and [understanding the …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, I note that [Balticon](http://balticon.org/) is coming up again soon and discuss a [project](http://www.tweetthedebates.com/) in which I've been invited to participate. This week's security alerts are [Twitter now has two factor authentication](http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2013/04/twitter- authentication/) and [understanding the …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. The hacker word of the week this week is [fritterware](http://catb.org/jargon/html/F/fritterware.html). The feature this week is a rant digging into the risks of a proposal to the W3C for inclusion in the HTML standard, EME, which would bring DRM …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. The hacker word of the week this week is [fritterware](http://catb.org/jargon/html/F/fritterware.html). The feature this week is a rant digging into the risks of a proposal to the W3C for inclusion in the HTML standard, EME, which would bring DRM …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, a couple of shout outs. First, friend of the podcast Ed Piskor has a new book coming out in the fall, [Hip Hop Family Tree](http://www.amazon.com/Hip-Hop-Family-Tree-Piskor/dp/1606996908/ref=sr_1_ 1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364957527&sr=8-1&keywords=hip+hop+family+tree), the comics collected therein he has been [syndicating freely …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, a couple of shout outs. First, friend of the podcast Ed Piskor has a new book coming out in the fall, [Hip Hop Family Tree](http://www.amazon.com/Hip-Hop-Family-Tree- Piskor/dp/1606996908/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1364957527&sr=8-1&keywords=hip+hop+family+tree), the comics collected therein he has been [syndicating freely …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. There is no hacker word of the week this week. Listener feedback came from Paul who pointed out that something similar to camouflaged links is already possible and asked again if the legitimate uses outweigh or at least …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. There is no hacker word of the week this week. Listener feedback came from Paul who pointed out that something similar to camouflaged links is already possible and asked again if the legitimate uses outweigh or at least …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. Thanks to Jonathan for inviting me to [North East Linux Fest](http://www.northeastlinuxfest.org) and all the friends, acquaintances and listeners I got to spend time with. In a Linux fest state of mind, I've been asked to let you all …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. Thanks to Jonathan for inviting me to [North East Linux Fest](http://www.northeastlinuxfest.org) and all the friends, acquaintances and listeners I got to spend time with. In a Linux fest state of mind, I've been asked to let you all …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. There is now hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is an event recording of [Cory Doctorow](http://craphound.com/) from his recent book tour for "Homeland", the sequel to "Little Brother". Special thanks to [Busboys and …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. There is now hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is an event recording of [Cory Doctorow](http://craphound.com/) from his recent book tour for "Homeland", the sequel to "Little Brother". Special thanks to [Busboys and …
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](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B 009WSCW4S/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B009W SCW4S&linkCode=as2&tag=thecommandl0a-20) and [an external battery with a solar panel](http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008187COU/ref=as_li_ss_tl?ie=UTF8&cam p=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B008187COU&linkCode=as2&tag=thecommandl0a- 20). The former was …