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.


  • Episode 172: My Favorite Things, Part 3

    January 8th, 2019  |  39 mins 25 secs
    1password, chromebook, dark sky, duolingo, firefox, google fit, google voice, just press record, lastpass, mi band, runkeeper, runtastic, sleep cycle, ublock origin, video speed controller

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about our favorite (technology) things that make us happy and productive! (Part 3)

  • Episode 171: My Favorite Things, Part 2

    December 18th, 2018  |  22 mins 1 sec
    boomerang for gmail, eisenhower decision matrix, gmail priority inbox, google calendar, google inbox, grammarly, headspace, todoist

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about our favorite (technology) things that make us happy and productive! (Part 2)

  • Episode 170: My Favorite Things, Part 1

    December 11th, 2018  |  23 mins 24 secs
    beyondpod, blogtrottr, day one, feedly, google home, ifttt, kornshell, libby, nest doorbell, overdrive, pocketcasts, remember the milk, the economist, todoist

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about our favorite (technology) things that make us happy and productive! (Part 1)

  • Episode 169: Pushing the Envelope

    November 19th, 2018  |  39 mins 12 secs
    american airlines, china, fips, forbes, lawfare, malware, rhel, rhel 8, ups

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Chinese industry helping the Chinese government, the Chinese helping US state governments, some dude helping himself to UPS’s mail, and some other dude being no help to American Airlines

  • Episode 168: #TrashCasket

    October 31st, 2018  |  34 mins 54 secs
    amazon, aws, bezos, browns, needles, rhel 7.6, signal, trashcasket, uber, whatsapp, worms

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Needles in stomachs, worms in faces, drunks in Ubers, and meetings in Amazon

  • Episode 167: Here you go, Kyle: All about Serverless and FaaS

    October 23rd, 2018  |  19 mins 45 secs
    aws lambda, cloudy chat, faas, functions as a service, knative, lambda, red hat summit, serverless

    This week Dave talks with Gordon Haff about the importance of serverless computing, Functions-as-a-Service, and what Red Hat’s doing about them.

  • Episode 166: Manifesto at 30,000 Feet

    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

  • Episode 165: If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it

    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.

  • Episode 164: The Fine Line Between Firefighters and Arsonists

    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

  • Episode 163: Gaia Hypothesis, But for Email

    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.

  • Episode 162: Salad Cream

    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.

  • Episode 161: Continuous Improvement

    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

  • Episode 159: Authors in Action

    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!

  • Episode 160: Our other favorite RPM

    May 19th, 2018  |  41 mins 9 secs
    d&i, diversity

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Rachel Meyers about navigating the wild and wooly world of diversity and inclusion

  • Episode 158: The Stephen King of Coloring Books

    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!

  • Episode 157: From One to Moby

    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