#19: “This is an exploding motorcycle.”
About This Episode
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Gunnar smoking funny cigarettes, OpenShift all over the place, motorcycles, hacking Gunnar’s house (in a bad way), how to ask for help, and how to receive help like a gentleman.
- Dave got to see a motorcycle explode at Thunder in the Valley since our last episode
- Solar powered Raspberry Pi
- The Singularity Is Near: Mind Uploading by 2045?
- Open source preference blunted in UK Government guide
- Hellekson’s Law of Software Policy
- Unrelated: 11 Wacky “Laws” Named for People
- Dave’s favorite = Hofstadter’s Law
- “It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into account Hofstadter’s Law.”
- DISA Plans $450 Million Commercial Cloud Buy
- A Partner We Like: Autonomic Resources
- PayPal now builds products on its internal PaaS, namely OpenShift on OpenStack
- You can be like PayPal too
- Deploy to OpenShift from Cloud9
- Catching up Wayman (and ourselves) on what he (we) missed at the Red Hat Summit
- Summit videos and presentations
- Major Hayden enjoyed the systemd video. Be like Major
- Bonus links: Dave’s SELinux video series on the Customer Portal
- OpenSCAP coming to an Anaconda near you
- Quitting smoking with skeumorphism
- Install Cyanogen on your Nook Color
- Say “orange” to avoid sneezing on demand
- Per the internet, pickle, pineapple, watermelon, and cucumber also work
- A pickled cucumber is indeed a fruit
- No word in the English language rhymes with orange
- Eminem disagrees
- Red Hat’s gov-sec mailing list for US government employees and contractors
- On help: “Sometimes, all you have to do is ask, and it can lead to all your dreams coming true.” – Randy Pausch
Cutting Room Floor
- RIP I Am Legend author and Twilight Zone writer Richard Matheson
- Agency web icons, for use with presentations, cakes, tattoos, etc.
We Give Thanks
- Major Hayden for the systemd video tip
- Camille Acey for being so responsive on the tooter
- Matt Micene, for letting us name-check him.
- Randy Pausch, RIP — thanks for the perspective!
- Richard Matheson, RIP — thanks for the sci fi!