David Egts is the Chief Technologist of Red Hat's North America Public Sector organization. As the intersection between between public sector customers and Red Hat engineering and product management, his customer interactions and domain expertise blend customer needs with industry trends to help Red Hat define open source computing in the enterprise. He has achieved Red Hat's highest level of certification as a Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA), and has received Red Hat's highest employee honor as a Red Hat Chairman's Award recipient.
David has a BS and MS in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh, and an Executive MBA from the Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh.
Prior to joining Red Hat in 2007, he specialized in visual simulation, virtual reality, human computer interfaces, and scientific visualization at Silicon Graphics, Inc.
September 27th, 2020 | 33 mins 30 secs
cds, clockwise, college, documents, keyword-mashing, math, mirrors, sbar, school, zoom
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about Zoombombing, keyword-mashing, and flagrant hypocrisy
September 14th, 2020 | 36 mins 5 secs
bluf, bottom line up front, confessions of a public speaker, covid, digital detox, digital minimalism, email, emergency room, emergency room doctor, er doctor, man bites dog, midsommar, posthuman habitats, television, the hater, vegetable vest, vegetables, vests, video conferencing, wirecutter
This week Dave and Gunnar digital detox for 75 days, wear our own crops, and further up our video call and email games
August 24th, 2020 | 40 mins 15 secs
accessibility, agile, agile family, aliexpress, bloons, bookcase coffins, compiler bombs, day one, disney, don't fear the reaper, earplugs, electric cars, face shields, fresh prince, hazmat suits, iceland, irish ballads, kandi, krispy kreme, mack's earplugs, podcasts, pods, ppe, screaming, virtual backgrounds, virtual meetings, widowmaker
This week Dave and Gunnar explore hazmat suit and Zoom background fashion, scream at Iceland, and set off compiler bombs.
August 17th, 2020 | 37 mins 13 secs
bark, china, encryption, end-to-end encryption, facebook, kidsmartz, linkedin, mobile location data, national center for missing and exploited children, north korea, privacy, project vic, tails, tiktok, wechat
This week Dave talks with Andrea Hall about keeping kids and adults safe on the internet and the pros and cons of end-to-end encryption from all angles!
August 6th, 2020 | 29 mins 44 secs
badge program, cii, cii badge program, core infrastructure initiative, open source, open source security foundation, oss, surveys, the linux foundation
This week Dave talks w/Dr. David A. Wheeler about his new role at the Linux Foundation, an update on the Core Infrastructure Initiative Badge Program, an introduction to the Open Source Security Foundation, and one of the hottest surveys on the internet!
July 27th, 2020 | 27 mins 43 secs
confidential computing, enarx, tee, trusted execution environment
This week Dave talks with Mike Bursell about how he handles his trust issues with Enarx!
July 20th, 2020 | 32 mins 29 secs
after man, ask for more, hollywood, japan, netogitation, neural networks, photo albums, rhel, stars, supercomputing, zoology
This week Dave and Gunnar Ask for More to improve their negotiation skills
July 7th, 2020 | 34 mins 34 secs
cameo, end-to-end encryption, face masks, hellomasks, lamphone, light bulbs, listening devices, model y, nuclear semiotics, red bot chili peppers, semiotics, tesla, the thing, tool shed, viewer mail, zoom
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about communicating through masks, communicating through lightbulbs, communicating through tiny capacitive membranes connected to small quarter-wavelength antennae, and communicating through nuclear semiotics.
June 30th, 2020 | 24 mins 32 secs
ads, bgp, border gateway protocol, cast iron skillets, cryptocurrency mining, deepfacedrawing, devo, energy dome, face shields, hiit, isps, microsoft, pants, penguin classics, safe meeting, smithey ironware
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about face shields thanks to your garbage, cryptocurrency mining thanks to your brain waves, and internet insecurity thanks to your ISP
June 9th, 2020 | 40 mins 57 secs
99 percent invisible, brooks brothers, end-to-end encryption, hotels, keybase, larceny, masks, robocop, robocop dog, señor wences, social distancing, sole, the great influenza, thermometers, treadmills, zoom
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about masks with mouths, parks with robots, Zoom with security sold separately, and hotels with larcenists
May 26th, 2020 | 32 mins 29 secs
container commandos, containers, linux containers, mls, multi-level security, podman, red hat summit, selinux, systemd
This week Dave talks with Dan Walsh about solitary confinement and social distancing with containers!
May 10th, 2020 | 36 mins 42 secs
adomni, ai, air travel, aviointeriors, coronavirus, eliza, janus, jukebox, moomin, replika, uber, vocabulary
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about AI-generated music, AI-generated romantic interests, and looking ahead to travel and expanding vocabularies in a post-COVID world.
May 4th, 2020 | 39 mins 20 secs
blinking eye die, digital minimalism, duck death and the tulip, lead yourself first: inspiring leadership through solitude, pure, walden
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about Digital Minimalism. That’s it.
April 27th, 2020 | 28 mins 56 secs
avitarify, colornames.org, colors, cryptozoology, etsy, gartner, gartner hype cycle, kingdom, masks, mothman, oragami cthulu, parasite, quarantine, rutherford b. hayes, rutherford b. hayes museum, smash mouth, star trek, star trek tng, train to busan
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about colorful masks, colorful videoconferencing, colorful hype curves, and colorful colors
April 17th, 2020 | 49 mins 3 secs
allegheny shredders, amazon dating, apple, colors.lol, covid-19, goodrx, google, if you give a mouse a cookie, imisstheoffice, instacart, nonviolent communication, radiolab, robot cooks, sam's club, singapore, the meritocracy trap, word choice
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the pros and cons of virus tracking, health data tracking, robot cooks, and word choice
April 6th, 2020 | 24 mins
404 pages, affetto, ai gregorian chants, color palettes, donotpay, financial times, gpt-2, mcdonalds, robot lawyer, robot pain, snap camera, standardtoilet, the prayer, toilets
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about robot prayers, robot law, robot pain, and people pain