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 The Command Line Podcast. As I explain in the intro, this podcast is the first produced entirely on my brand new system, from [ZaReason](http://zareason.com). There is no hacker word of the week this week. The feature this week is a new installment …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alerts are [yet another problem with SSL](http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/SSL-certificates-and-the-most- dangerous-code-in-the-world-1737168.html) and [malware that hides behind the mouse](http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Malware-hides-behind-the- mouse-1738577.html). In this week's news, [a bandwidth breakthrough](http://www.technologyreview.com/news/429722/a-bandwidth- breakthrough/?ref=rss) though [details are scant and there is cause for some skepticism](http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/25/mit_wireless_research/), …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alerts are [yet another problem with SSL](http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/SSL-certificates-and-the-most- dangerous-code-in-the-world-1737168.html) and [malware that hides behind the mouse](http://www.h-online.com/security/news/item/Malware-hides-behind-the- mouse-1738577.html). In this week's news, [a bandwidth breakthrough](http://www.technologyreview.com/news/429722/a-bandwidth- breakthrough/?ref=rss) though [details are scant and there is cause for some skepticism](http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/10/25/mit_wireless_research/), …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. The game I mention in the intro is "[Nikki and the Robots](http://joyridelabs.de/game/)" by Joyride Labs. You can read my more detailed review [here](http://thecommandline.net/2012/10/25/want-more-pay- what-you-want-goodness-try-nikki-and-the-robots/). The hacker word of the week this week is [Frankenputer](http://catb.org/jargon/html/F/Frankenputer.html). The feature this week …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. The game I mention in the intro is "[Nikki and the Robots](http://joyridelabs.de/game/)" by Joyride Labs. You can read my more detailed review [here](http://thecommandline.net/2012/10/25/want-more-pay- what-you-want-goodness-try-nikki-and-the-robots/). The hacker word of the week this week is [Frankenputer](http://catb.org/jargon/html/F/Frankenputer.html). The feature this week …
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 [Cory Doctorow](http://craphound.com/), catching up with him while he's on tour for his latest book, [Pirate Cinema](http://craphound.com/pc). In the course of …
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 [Cory Doctorow](http://craphound.com/), catching up with him while he's on tour for his latest book, [Pirate Cinema](http://craphound.com/pc). In the course of …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. Listener feedback is from Eric and Blaise. Eric wrote in with news that [the Vivaldi, an open tablet, is not quite dead yet](http://aseigo.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-small-update-on-vivaldi.html). Blaise wrote with [recommendations for open and free RSS readers](http://blaise.ca/blog/2012/02/07/degooglifying-part-ii-feed-reader/) including [Liferea](http://liferea.sourceforge.net/), [RSSOwl](http://www.rssowl.org/), [Tiny Tiny …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. Listener feedback is from Eric and Blaise. Eric wrote in with news that [the Vivaldi, an open tablet, is not quite dead yet](http://aseigo.blogspot.com/2012/09/a-small-update-on-vivaldi.html). Blaise wrote with [recommendations for open and free RSS readers](http://blaise.ca/blog/2012/02/07/degooglifying-part-ii-feed-reader/) including [Liferea](http://liferea.sourceforge.net/), [RSSOwl](http://www.rssowl.org/), [Tiny Tiny …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. I wanted to share some further reflections from friends of mine for anyone who enjoyed the discussion of Valerie Aurora's post in the last news cast. The first is from [Quinn Norton](http://www.quinnnorton.com/said/?p=610), the second from [Dr. Pamela Gay](http://www.starstryder.com/2012/07/15/make-the- …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. I wanted to share some further reflections from friends of mine for anyone who enjoyed the discussion of Valerie Aurora's post in the last news cast. The first is from [Quinn Norton](http://www.quinnnorton.com/said/?p=610), the second from [Dr. Pamela Gay](http://www.starstryder.com/2012/07/15/make-the- …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I thank Donnie for his very generous donation. He has also claimed the last custom nerd merit badge begging the question of what next; order more right now, order more on the next badge would …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I thank Donnie for his very generous donation. He has also claimed the last custom nerd merit badge begging the question of what next; order more right now, order more on the next badge would …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, sharing the news that MC Frontalot will be playing the wrap party at [Ohio Linux Fest](http://ohiolinux.org) and dedicating a few moments of silence to [the memory of Neil Armstrong](http://boingboing.net/2012/08/27/miles-obrien-on-neil- armstro.html). This week's security alerts are …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro, sharing the news that MC Frontalot will be playing the wrap party at [Ohio Linux Fest](http://ohiolinux.org) and dedicating a few moments of silence to [the memory of Neil Armstrong](http://boingboing.net/2012/08/27 /miles-obrien-on-neil-armstro.html). This week's security alerts are …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I thank Michael E. for his very generous donation, the amount for which was inspired by [Gematria](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gematria). Listener feedback this week is from Kevin, Chris and Samuel all in response to my feature on upgrading …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I thank Michael E. for his very generous donation, the amount for which was inspired by [Gematria](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gematria). Listener feedback this week is from Kevin, Chris and Samuel all in response to my feature on upgrading …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alerts are [a new Android app scans for system vulnerabilities](https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-x-ray-android- security-app-scans-devices-vulnerabilities-072012) and [new tool from Moxie Marlinspike cracks certain kinds of crypto passwords](https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-tool-moxie-marlinspike- cracks-some-crypto-passwords-073012). In this week's news, [3D printing technology could let you print …
This is a news cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. This week's security alerts are [a new Android app scans for system vulnerabilities](https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-x-ray-android- security-app-scans-devices-vulnerabilities-072012) and [new tool from Moxie Marlinspike cracks certain kinds of crypto passwords](https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-tool-moxie-marlinspike- cracks-some-crypto-passwords-073012). In this week's news, [3D printing technology could let you print …
This is a feature cast, an episode of The Command Line Podcast. In the intro I note that the registration for [Ohio Linux Fest is now open](http://ohiolinux.org/register/), with an experiment in new ways for enthusiasts to support the event. Listener feedback this week is from Hank who recommended/reminded me of …