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 20th, 2018 | 50 mins 31 secs
arnold bennett, cal newport, deep work, eudaimonia, eudaimonia machines, herbert a. simon, how to live on 24 hours a day, open office plans, the shape of automation
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about what works and doesn’t work when trying to do Deep Work
August 23rd, 2018 | 42 mins 56 secs
billboards, broken windows theory, china, defragmentation, e-zpass, facial recognition, google my activity, ios, jaywalking, johnny got his gun, metallica, pig brains, sea slugs, social credit score, twitch
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about China. That’s all. Just China.
August 14th, 2018 | 48 mins 12 secs
day one, google home, remember the milk, todoist
This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Bob St. Clair about managing his time, managing his people’s time, and managing his managers who manage their people’s time
July 19th, 2018 | 38 mins 31 secs
alexa, alexa for hospitality, d&i, diversity, email hygiene, facebook, giraffes, hippos, ibm, marriott, safaris, stow, surveillance, tracksmith, watson
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: discrimination paranoia, microphone paranoia, more microphone paranoia, and rhetorical paranoia. Finally: vacation message protocol.
June 20th, 2018 | 38 mins 31 secs
ai, bob ross, comma.ai, facebook, gdpr, golden gate taproom, home delivery, hpc, insomnia, metallica, mit, phone booths, psychopaths, rhel, salad cream, smart locks, tesla, thunder in the valley, usb fans
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about making things worse with technology: Metallica, AI, locks, and Salad Cream.
June 7th, 2018 | 39 mins 31 secs
closer, foam pits, google assistant, google duplex, intelligence squared, kent state, net neutrality, neverssl, online dating, space suits, unicode
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about improving AI with improv, improving the internet with the air travel experience, improving fraud with spacesuits, and improving online dating with the gig economy
May 29th, 2018 | 33 mins 41 secs
books, manning, openshift
This week Dave talks with Jamie Duncan and John Osborne about their new book OpenShift in Action!
May 19th, 2018 | 41 mins 9 secs
This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Rachel Meyers about navigating the wild and wooly world of diversity and inclusion
May 1st, 2018 | 33 mins 53 secs
buildah, containers, coreos, cri-o, fips, oci, podman, red hat summit, selinux
This week Dave talks with Dan Walsh about why he likes CoreOS, coloring books, and what’s on tap for the Red Hat Summit!
April 19th, 2018 | 30 mins 10 secs
cyrptocurrency wallets, day one, earthworm jerky, ketchup singles, moby, tear gun
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about earthworm jerky and ketchup slice sandwiches, hacking tamper-proof cryptocurrency wallets, and D&G’s recommended hats for fooling face recognition systems into thinking that you’re Moby
April 12th, 2018 | 45 mins 44 secs
at&t, cambridge analytica, facebook, hal 9000, pinkerton, rocket man
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about the definition of "breach," the definition of "permission," and the definition of "rat-catching team"
March 22nd, 2018 | 38 mins 27 secs
boris karloff, diversity, google home, guacamole, jellyfish, open source, qr codes
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about jellyfish without jelly, voices without humans, source code without support, and diversity without discrimination
March 8th, 2018 | 45 mins 24 secs
allen curve, camille tuutti, captcha, google home, nostradomus, twitter
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about fake followers faking people, real people trying to be fake bots to be successful fake people, and applying the Allen Curve to avoid turning into your enemies
February 22nd, 2018 | 22 mins 44 secs
This week Dave talks with Camille Tuutti about government change agents and chip implants!
February 8th, 2018 | 31 mins 52 secs
aliexpress, brushing, coreos, jaron lanier, linkedin, ripple, steelers, tinder
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: from Tinder with love, from China with hair bands, and from law enforcement with malware
January 18th, 2018 | 45 mins 20 secs
black mirror, lede, meltdown, openwrt, pagers, scotus, social credit score, spectre, tesla
This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: security awareness meets art, the Supreme Court meets fantasy sports, your Party loyalty meets your credit score, and some Russians meet in San Francisco