episodes featuring James Bilsbrough

James has worked in technology for most of his adult-life, mostly in the support space. He’s a proud nerd who isn’t afraid to tell you he knows far more about Federation starships than one would normally expect.

A photo of Jack, represented by the EOS webcam utility, Sam, and James recording this episode on SquadCast

Rewinding the DV Tape

James is joined by Jack and Sam who dipped their toes into creating video using a late 90s MiniDV camera along with classic versions of Final Cut Pro and iMovie, as well as shooting photos with some truly classic film cameras.

Jae, Craig, and James recording this episode.

Be Our (Podcast) Host

For our 50th episode, Jae and James are joined by Craig Hewitt, founder of Castos, to talk all about podcast hosting and all the challenges that come along with distributing a podcast like ours.

James and Nancy recording this episode.

Tech for the Elderly

James is joined by Nancy May from the Eldercare Success podcast to talk all about how we can use technology to help with the care of elderly relatives, as well as help them avoid scams, and keep tech simple for the older tech users in our lives.


Charging Status: February 2023

It’s a bittersweet episode this month, as this will be the last episode with James as co-host. It is for a happy reason, and we hope you’ll enjoy this episode.

James and Chris recording this episode.


James is joined by Chris Adams from climateaction. tech and The Green Web Foundation to discuss how technology impacts the enviornment, and how we can evaluate our own usage of tech to make a positive impact.

Jae, James, and Bradly recording this episode of the podcast.
American Heart Association

Heartfelt Streaming

Bradly of The American Heart Association joins James and Jae to discuss charity fundraising on Twitch. We discussed how streaming could help raise money for charitable organisations online. We also discuss heart health and how technology can help/hinder one of the most vital organs in our body.

James and Nick recording this episode of Crossed Wires

Experimenting with Linux

James is joined by Nick from The Linux Experiment to take a look at what exactly Linux is, what you can do with it, and why it may and may not be a great alternative to Windows or macOS.

Jae, Berzerker, and James recording this episode of the podcast.

Make Community, and Warcraft

James and Jae talk with Berzerker of Unshackled Fury about World of Warcraft and finding/creating community in MMORPGs.

Tom and James recording this episode.

Open (Source) for Business

James is joined by Tom Lawrence, the number one auto-complete result for pfSense videos on YouTube, to talk Open Source software and how it can be used within business.

James, Jeff, and Jae recording this episode.

Purple MacBook

Jae and James are joined by Jeff Butts from The Mac Observer to dissect some of Apple’s recent product updates, including the new M2-powered Macs!