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.
February 6th, 2020 | 30 mins 50 secs
airpod carrying straps, beria, bulletproof hoodies, buskill, civilization and capitalization, corona beer, coronavirus, haiku, lacroix, lemonade stand, meetings, openstreetmap, pet masks, pharmasim, plague inc., pocket, pro-time, proactive time, udev, venture capitalists, welsh
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Wearables. Literally.
December 10th, 2019 | 43 mins 46 secs
ai, cangaroo, cognizant, content moderation, electric scooters, face scanning, facebook, fantastic mr. fox, great courses, h.p. lovecraft, helmet, job interviews, pogo sticks, repo men, the spy
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about Facebook content moderator jobs, scooter repo man jobs, AI job interviews, and a pogo stick franchise opportunity?
November 21st, 2019 | 27 mins 26 secs
ai, ai faces, air travel, armrests, beastie boys, dadbag, east cleveland, folding laundry, gig economy, middle seat, mugshots, neighbor, rhel, rhel 8, sabotage, self-storage, sketching, skin-on interface, warshipping
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about reinventing the human-computer interface, reinventing self-storage, reinventing wardriving, and reinventing the middle seat.
November 14th, 2019 | 35 mins 42 secs
airplane mode, brainex, china, concepts, gun-shaped cell phone cases, human-monkey chimeras, makeup, pig brains, robot blood, robot fish, the great courses, this war of mine
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about reviving pig brains from the dead, making human-monkey chimeras, and whether we should be doing either
October 11th, 2019 | 28 mins 22 secs
5g, ai, aurora, black hat, ceph, def con, eclypsium, exascale computing, fpgas, intel corporation, iot, sharks
This week Dave talks with Steve Orrin about silicon, security, Ceph, and sharks
September 20th, 2019 | 25 mins 56 secs
amazon, antivirus, apollo, bitcoin, cpap, emma long metropolitan park, facehugger, microsoft teams, public relations, ring, samsung, slack, slackification, zip bomb
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about failing with public relations, failing with smart TVs, failing with zip files, and failing with collaboration tools
August 13th, 2019 | 27 mins 54 secs
8chan, ai, artificial intelligence, censorship, china, dominance, espionage, fake news, hov, neflix, speech2face, stochastic terrorism, unnecessary inventions, video conferencing
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about faking faces, faking friends, faking holes, faking dominance, and faking work
July 9th, 2019 | 35 mins 33 secs
ai, amazon basics, calljoy, camping towels, centaur, dark, duplex, google, holsters, pockets, quake, recaptcha, rhel 8, structurelessness, telegram, uber, uncaptcha, user inyerface
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about AI vs. AI, people vs. AI vs. people, AI vs. people, and people vs. people (in that order)
June 18th, 2019 | 34 mins 19 secs
barton springs pool, blood, dna, dui, dwi, fraud, googly eyes, rude boy, teschner's
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about blood, sweat, tears, DNA, and googly eyes
June 11th, 2019 | 38 mins 52 secs
cafe x, clear, introverts, jabbrrbox, pops, priority pass, quiet, registered traveller, uber
This week Dave talks with Jeremy Jennings about Jabbrbox!
June 4th, 2019 | 30 mins 14 secs
chernobyl, d&d, deadwood, facebook, karaoke, neighbors, online dating, ring, secret crush, social credit, social credit system, turing test
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about fear of deadbeats, fear of karaoke, fear of secret crushes, and fear of doorbells
April 30th, 2019 | 32 mins 24 secs
bigclapper, game of thrones, guts game, party questions, robots
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about robots that want to clap, robots that want to live, and robots that want to deliver coffee
April 16th, 2019 | 41 mins 36 secs
ai-generated people, android, argument dilution effect, google, hipster effect, human blinders, interpretive dance, jabbrrbox, reading, the weeds podcast, todoist, vendor abandonment
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the risks of improperly testing malware, the risks of reading the wrong things, the risks of using Google services that haven’t been killed yet, and the risks of downplaying risk
February 26th, 2019 | 35 mins 34 secs
ad experience optimization, adam sandler, amazon, gmail priority inbox, happy quit, inbox infinity, inbox zero, propaganda, umbrella academy
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about old school propaganda optimization, new school propaganda optimization, new school ad experience optimization, and new school, new school email optimization
February 12th, 2019 | 25 mins 46 secs
ai, amazon, animal bands, cleveland, fibonacci, lyft, monopsony, pufferfish, spanish, walmart
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Walmart, Amazon, Spanish phrases we should be using, and AI-generated phrases we should be using?
January 29th, 2019 | 39 mins 25 secs
cancún, digital nomad, freya, independent george, knoxville, playa del carmen
This week Dave talks with Camille Tuutti about her metamorphosis from DC resident to digital nomad!