Dave & Gunnar Show

Not our circus, not our monkey.

About the show

David Egts and Gunnar Hellekson discuss privacy, security, robots, and internet ephemera.

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  • Episode 209: 5’2” in Sneakers

    October 27th, 2020  |  23 mins 32 secs
    alex carter, alexandra carter, ask for more, negotiation

    This week Dave talks with Alexandra Carter about how to negotiate with your co-workers, your family, and yourself!

  • Episode 208: Impact Mapping an SBAR

    October 21st, 2020  |  34 mins 7 secs
    1password, bluf, chewing, dental school robots, haircuts, hotp, impact mapping, necksense, pregnancy tests, sbar, teamwork, totp

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about pregnancy tests, eating tests, and teamwork tests

  • Episode 207: From a Factory Mustang to a Shelby

    October 13th, 2020  |  33 mins 24 secs
    ai, dev technology, gsa, machine learning, open source, un e-government survey

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk with John Janek about turning an AI loose on software license agreements!

  • Episode 206: Let a Thousand Flowers Zoom

    September 27th, 2020  |  33 mins 30 secs
    cds, clockwise, college, documents, keyword-mashing, math, mirrors, sbar, school, zoom

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about Zoombombing, keyword-mashing, and flagrant hypocrisy

  • Episode 205: Soylent Vest

    September 14th, 2020  |  36 mins 5 secs
    bluf, bottom line up front, confessions of a public speaker, covid, digital detox, digital minimalism, email, emergency room, emergency room doctor, er doctor, man bites dog, midsommar, posthuman habitats, television, the hater, vegetable vest, vegetables, vests, video conferencing, wirecutter

    This week Dave and Gunnar digital detox for 75 days, wear our own crops, and further up our video call and email games

  • Episode 204: My Boss Is Making Me Walk Around in This Bubble

    August 24th, 2020  |  40 mins 15 secs
    accessibility, agile, agile family, aliexpress, bloons, bookcase coffins, compiler bombs, day one, disney, don't fear the reaper, earplugs, electric cars, face shields, fresh prince, hazmat suits, iceland, irish ballads, kandi, krispy kreme, mack's earplugs, podcasts, pods, ppe, screaming, virtual backgrounds, virtual meetings, widowmaker

    This week Dave and Gunnar explore hazmat suit and Zoom background fashion, scream at Iceland, and set off compiler bombs.

  • Episode 203: Who are you following and who's following you?

    August 17th, 2020  |  37 mins 13 secs
    bark, china, encryption, end-to-end encryption, facebook, kidsmartz, linkedin, mobile location data, national center for missing and exploited children, north korea, privacy, project vic, tails, tiktok, wechat

    This week Dave talks with Andrea Hall about keeping kids and adults safe on the internet and the pros and cons of end-to-end encryption from all angles!

  • Episode 202: Linux Foundations

    August 6th, 2020  |  29 mins 44 secs
    badge program, cii, cii badge program, core infrastructure initiative, open source, open source security foundation, oss, surveys, the linux foundation

    This week Dave talks w/Dr. David A. Wheeler about his new role at the Linux Foundation, an update on the Core Infrastructure Initiative Badge Program, an introduction to the Open Source Security Foundation, and one of the hottest surveys on the internet!

  • Episode 201: Trust Issues

    July 27th, 2020  |  27 mins 43 secs
    confidential computing, enarx, tee, trusted execution environment

    This week Dave talks with Mike Bursell about how he handles his trust issues with Enarx!

  • Episode 200: Ask for More

    July 20th, 2020  |  32 mins 29 secs
    after man, ask for more, hollywood, japan, netogitation, neural networks, photo albums, rhel, stars, supercomputing, zoology

    This week Dave and Gunnar Ask for More to improve their negotiation skills

  • Episode 199: One Episode Is a Tragedy. 200 Episodes Is a Statistic.

    July 7th, 2020  |  34 mins 34 secs
    cameo, end-to-end encryption, face masks, hellomasks, lamphone, light bulbs, listening devices, model y, nuclear semiotics, red bot chili peppers, semiotics, tesla, the thing, tool shed, viewer mail, zoom

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about communicating through masks, communicating through lightbulbs, communicating through tiny capacitive membranes connected to small quarter-wavelength antennae, and communicating through nuclear semiotics.

  • Episode 198: Iron Skillets and Gummy Bears

    June 30th, 2020  |  24 mins 32 secs
    ads, bgp, border gateway protocol, cast iron skillets, cryptocurrency mining, deepfacedrawing, devo, energy dome, face shields, hiit, isps, microsoft, pants, penguin classics, safe meeting, smithey ironware

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about face shields thanks to your garbage, cryptocurrency mining thanks to your brain waves, and internet insecurity thanks to your ISP

  • Episode 197: Masks Are Like Pants for Your Face

    June 9th, 2020  |  40 mins 57 secs
    99 percent invisible, brooks brothers, end-to-end encryption, hotels, keybase, larceny, masks, robocop, robocop dog, señor wences, social distancing, sole, the great influenza, thermometers, treadmills, zoom

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about masks with mouths, parks with robots, Zoom with security sold separately, and hotels with larcenists

  • Episode 196: Social Distancing with Linux Containers

    May 26th, 2020  |  32 mins 29 secs
    container commandos, containers, linux containers, mls, multi-level security, podman, red hat summit, selinux, systemd

    This week Dave talks with Dan Walsh about solitary confinement and social distancing with containers!

  • Episode 195: Space Marine or Flying Liquor Store?

    May 10th, 2020  |  36 mins 42 secs
    adomni, ai, air travel, aviointeriors, coronavirus, eliza, janus, jukebox, moomin, replika, uber, vocabulary

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about AI-generated music, AI-generated romantic interests, and looking ahead to travel and expanding vocabularies in a post-COVID world.

  • Episode 194: Digital Minimalism

    May 4th, 2020  |  39 mins 20 secs
    blinking eye die, digital minimalism, duck death and the tulip, lead yourself first: inspiring leadership through solitude, pure, walden

    This week Dave and Gunnar talk about Digital Minimalism. That’s it.