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.

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Apple

The Gaming News Cycle

James is joined by Matthew Bliss from ‘The Dead Drop’ podcast, a twice-weekly 10-minute gaming news show, to chat about the state of both gaming and the gaming news cycle that can be easily twisted.

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Apple

Green Bubbles

James is joined by Jeff Butts, Managing Editor of The Mac Observer, to chat about messaging apps and their privacy and security, since the two are not the same thing when it comes to apps like WhatsApp and Telegram.

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Amazon S3

Cloud Backup & Storage

James and Jae are joined by Pat Patterson, the Chief Technical Evangelist at Backblaze to discuss all things backup and cloud storage.

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Charging

Solar Powered

James talks to Rees (aka Ctrl Alt Rees) about his recent DIY solar setup that got a lot of attention on YouTube. We chat about what was involved, as well as what it’s like to have a video go so viral.

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ActivityPub

Mastodon – Into the Fediverse

With the massive chaos going on over at the bird-site, James chats with another James, this one being a Mastodon instance owner, as well as an experienced open-source software developer.

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Audio

All About Podcasts

James is joined by self-confessed podcast addict, Arielle Nissenblatt to talk about podcasts and podcasting from both a creator and listener perspective.

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Digital Identity

Digital Identity

It’s our great pleasure to have Helen Horstmann-Allen, Fastmail’s COO, with us this week to chat about email and how it fits into our digital identities and our online privacy.

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Amiga

Music on the Amiga

This week, James talks to Ravi Abbott, one-third of the Retro Hour, all about how he uses two Amiga A600s as DJ decks using trackers and good old .mod files.

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Clients

Floating Hippy Villages

Jae’s back in the host seat to welcome Amanda to the show, we talk all about freelancing and how technology can both help and hinder it.

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Audio

Sleep With Us

Jae and James talk with Drew of the ‘Sleep With Me’ podcast about his show that, literally, puts people to sleep. We also talk about how technology can help, as well as hamper, our ability to sleep.