Dave & Gunnar Show

Not our circus, not our monkey.

About the show

David Egts and Gunnar Hellekson of Red Hat discuss privacy, security, robots, and internet ephemera.

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  • Episode 236: SodaStream Nighttime Formula

    May 31st, 2022  |  26 mins 26 secs
    1491, ai, alvin and the chipmunks, burger king, charles c. mann, co2, dall-e 2, deep dreams podcast, google calendar, gosleep, grammarly, job interviews, knockout gas, markdown, new hires, openai, public pianos, red hat summit, resume hacking, resumes, simply piano, sleep, sodastream, the melvins

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about technology-enhanced sleep, technology-enhanced image generation, and technology-enhanced job hunting

  • Episode 235: The Cult of the Dead Fruit on the Back of the Computer

    May 19th, 2022  |  52 mins 23 secs
    coloring books, confidential computing, container commandos, docker, docker desktop, edge, fedora silverblue, flatpak, kubernetes, openshift, podman, podman desktop, podman in action, podman-machine, podman-tui, red hat enterprise linux, red hat summit, rhel, rhel for edge, rpm-ostree, scale, silverblue, singularity, systemd, toolbx, virtiofs

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Dan Walsh about his new crayon-free book Podman in Action!

  • Episode 234: You Are the Active Ingredient

    May 6th, 2022  |  31 mins 3 secs
    amazon, ar, ar real estate, augmented reality, cows, cryptocurrencies, denver, denver broncos, fake shutdown, farmers, garage door openers, grammarly, grammarly premium, ios, malware, metal, metal detector, milk, milk production, missile silos, music, personally identifiable information, pii, placebo pills, placebos, ratings, real estate, superworld, uber, vr, zeebo

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about clever uses of malware, cows, virtual reality, augmented reality, cryptocurrency, and the Denver Broncos (not all at the same time)

  • Episode 233: Flavor Canister

    February 28th, 2022  |  31 mins 52 secs
    ai, back to the future, deep fakes, detachable tongues, drafts, eisenhower matrix, eric stoltz, flavor, flavor canisters, flavor perception, gans, google meet bot, ilo, initial litigation offering, lickable tvs, membership attacks, odd telephone numbers, priorities, ryval, tasks, telephone numbers, todoist

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about reverse engineering taste and reverse engineering AI training sets!

  • Episode 232: CRIME SKELETON!

    February 16th, 2022  |  27 mins 25 secs
    busy simulator, cockroaches, crime skeleton, doom, drafts, fish, fish operated vehicle, fov, i libertine, jean shepherd, microcontrollers, non-fungible olive gardens, olive garden, rats, remote control, rescue, robots, screaming, search and rescue, skeletons, uavs, vr

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about fish, rats, cockroaches, and screaming

  • Episode 231: Picking Quarrels and Provoking Trouble

    February 7th, 2022  |  25 mins 19 secs
    ai, ai prosecutor, air conditioning, akron, allendale, arduino, arduino leonardo, austin, badusb, blower, bridges, candles, dad bands, donotpay, email, fin7, henry kissinger, iphone, kevin rose, larsony, management, mouse jigglers, mouse movers, open source, prosecution, ransomware, robot lawyers, texas, theft, weather

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about automating ransomware, automating prosecution, automating defense attorneys, and a bridge

  • Episode 230: Need Some Gom Jabbars

    December 23rd, 2021  |  33 mins 57 secs
    9100, acetate, all i want for christmas is you, bidi, biometrics, captions, cartoons, chia pets, deepfakes, dr. david a. wheeler, dune, fingerprints, labor, long eggs, luminations, mariah carey, metaverse, microsoft teams, neural yorker, new yorker, plant wigs, port 9100, ransomware, receipt printers, sociogram, trojan source, twisted sister, unicode, unionization, video conferencing, we're not gonna take it, wood glue

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about fake faces, fake fingers, and fake code

  • Episode 229: Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

    December 18th, 2021  |  31 mins 58 secs
    1/3, 1/4, 3/9, a&w, bitcoin, bitcoin whitepaper, burgers, candy canes, dune, gilbert gottfried, guitar pedals, hot dogs, imax, jobs to be done, math, netflix, oktoberfest, olfactory bulb, pine gap, ransomware, rhel, rhel 9, smelling, smells, stereo, straight outta compton, trigeminal nerve, twitter

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about getting more out of employees, noses, math, and jobs!

  • Episode 228: This Email Could Have Been an AI Avitar

    November 17th, 2021  |  40 mins 59 secs
    acoustic hailing and disruption, ahad, air travel, airlines, deepfakes, distortion pedals, duct tape, email, gig economy, harps, ipad, ipad mini, jazz, jazzkeys, k-mart, leaf blowers, licensing, marketing, meetings, mine, navy, non-lethal weapons, ownership, placebo pedal, reclining seats, sales, us navy

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the weaponization of your voice, the weaponization of deepfakes, and the weaponization of the future of air travel

  • Episode 227: Meetings and Punishment

    October 4th, 2021  |  40 mins 10 secs
    david macaulay, eyes, facebook, fake grocery items, flatland, gather, meetings, metaverse, mini-brains, online town, optic cups, organoids, polytron, print shop, prison, soup-like homogenates, stem cells, turing tumble, video conferencing

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about meetings with VR, VR with prison, prison with meetings, and brains with eyes

  • Episode 226: Plowshares into Swords

    September 27th, 2021  |  34 mins 4 secs
    ai, ai mr. potato head, biosphere 2, face maker ai, flamethrowers, harry potter, hogwarts, hogwarts castle lego, keyboards, law of war, lego, marriott, mars, mcmansions, microsoft natural keyboards, mr. potato head, nasa, norms, nuclear bunkers, pyrotechnic-aspyhxiation-burglar alarm, real estate, sad topographies, spaceship earth, steve bannon

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about appreciating our listeners, gassing bank robbers, wardriving smart meters!

  • Episode 225: Criminal Value Chain

    August 24th, 2021  |  48 mins 9 secs
    apple, backdoors, citizen, csam, eff, electronic frontier foundation, espionage, fake tweet generator, gig economy, icloud, icloud photos, imessage, latin, latin insults, microsoft natural keyboards, mini metro, nightcrawler, the isolator, vigilante, whatsapp, wireless mice

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about backdoor innovation, gig economy innovation, and retro deep work innovation

  • Episode 224: Smells Like Sauerkraut

    August 12th, 2021  |  41 mins 23 secs
    a-ha, advertising, alexa, amazon, android, anom, bo burnham, bob dylan, criminals, don't stop believin', ephemeral messaging, face smacking, fbi, foo fighters, frozen, geopolitics, icon music center, inside, journey, klingon, latin, let it go, lucid dreaming, lucid dreams, nest hub, nirvana, queensryche, ransomware, regional jet restrooms, signal, silent lucidity, smells like teen spirit, sublime, subterranean homesick blues, take on me, what i got, whatsapp, xkcd

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the norms of dream coercion, the norms of encrypted messaging, and the norms of ransomware game theory

  • Episode 223: Digital Skinner Box

    August 2nd, 2021  |  40 mins 51 secs
    ai, apple airpods max, audiophiles, aws, communication, controls, darpa, dogs, doom, doom captcha, infinidash, inspirational art, maker's schedule manager's schedule, mi band, mi band 6, paranoia, predictions, remote work, rpg, sarcasm, sarcasm detector, space shuttle, terms and conditions, today in tabs, unreal engine

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about teaching AI art and sarcasm, teaching humans dark patterns, and teaching all dogs new tricks

  • Episode 222: Clever Girl

    May 30th, 2021  |  36 mins
    ads, advertising, ai, arduino, breathing, bud light seltzer, covid, facebook, instagram, jurassic park, merriam-webster, mr. potato head, new jersey, nft, nirvana, ohio, omega mart, politics, saypal, sensors, shot and a beer, signal, smells like teen spirit, ukuleles, vaccination, vax-a-million, willie nelson, zoom escaper, zoom fatigue

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about optimizing your ad experience, hypocrisy in politics, making pressure sensors with a pencil and a piece of foam, and breathing exercises!

  • Episode 221: Money’s the Answer. What’s the Question?

    May 19th, 2021  |  46 mins 5 secs
    5g, 988, caller id, cybercorps, digital signatures, fcc, homomorphic encryption, hpe, information warfare, interagency personnel rotation act, public sector, quantum computing, robocalls, sbom, shockey's law, software bill of material, suicide prevention hotline, the tor project

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Eric Burger about secure, insecure, and mostly secure computing, and a whole lot more!