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 186: The Gig Economy of Dead Drops

    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.

  • Episode 185: In Your Brain, Nobody Can Hear You Scream

    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

  • Episode 184: Orrin Inside

    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

  • Episode 183: Failure Is an Option

    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

  • Episode 182: Stochastic Fakery

    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

  • Episode 181: Freedom Is Slavery

    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)

  • Episode 180: Everything's Better with Googly Eyes

    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

  • Episode 179: Jabbrrbox

    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!

  • Episode 178: Culture of Sincerity

    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

  • Episode 177: The Big Clapper

    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

  • Episode 176: The Argument Dilution Effect

    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

  • Episode 175: Happy Quit

    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

  • Episode 174: Success Is a Powerful Excuse

    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?

  • Episode 173: Digital Nomad

    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!

  • 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)