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 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

  • Episode 156: It’s not a breach, it’s a feature

    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"

  • Episode 155: Boris Karloff Meets Guacamole

    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

  • Episode 154: Filter Out the Humans

    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

  • Episode 153: Min svävare är fylld med cyborgs

    February 22nd, 2018  |  22 mins 44 secs

    This week Dave talks with Camille Tuutti about government change agents and chip implants!

  • Episode 152: A Rasputin with Dreadlocks

    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

  • Episode 151: The masses have sharp eyes

    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

  • Episode 150: Stubbornness and Vanity

    December 19th, 2017  |  40 mins 35 secs

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: bots that want to be your lawyer, bots that want to waste scammers’ time, bots that want to be your therapist, and bots that want to be your friend

  • Episode 149: Bully Stick

    December 5th, 2017  |  31 mins 34 secs
    beef pizzle, bully stick, facebook, open technology fund

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about a communications device nobody wants, domain names nobody wants, TV standards nobody wants, and pictures Facebook wants

  • Episode 148: Our Friend Adrian

    November 21st, 2017  |  15 mins 14 secs
    ansible, red hat government symposium, red hat mobile

    This week Dave talks with Adrian Keward about Ansible use in public sector and lessons learned from public sector customers around the globe

  • Episode 147: Dadbag

    October 31st, 2017  |  40 mins 9 secs
    akron, coinhive, cryptojacking, dadbag, pacemakers, pocket, tom bihn, travel, unicode

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about: Game Boys in your medical devices, unicode in your domain names, cryptocurrency miners in your browser, and commercial software in your national security systems

  • Episode 146: The Mutability of History

    August 31st, 2017  |  39 mins 49 secs
    biometrics, fashion, keystroke logging, meetings, number stations, pacemakers, waze

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about repurposing voices, videos, keystrokes, and pacemaker programming

  • Episode 145: Mark Giveth, Mark Taketh Away

    August 22nd, 2017  |  39 mins 27 secs
    audit, btrfs, nbde, openscap, overlayfs, permabit, rhel, security, selinux, storage, usbguard

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Mark Thacker about RHEL 7.4 security and storage, and how to kill a feature

  • Episode 144: Mark Thacker: Product Management Zelig

    August 15th, 2017  |  12 mins 34 secs
    open organization, technical product management

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk with Mark Thacker about technical product management and getting things done in open source and proprietary organizations

  • Episode 143: Ostensibly Helpful, But Actually Dangerous

    August 1st, 2017  |  40 mins 36 secs
    fast forward, running, tom bihn, vpns, wings

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about things that are ostensibly helpful, but actually dangerous: robotic tutors, voice modulators, autocomplete, and the hellscape of Android VPN apps