UK podcaster and FOSS advocate. I used to be a musician.
April 26th, 2019 | 44 mins 26 secs
abandonware, appimage, axiom, criticism, drivers, flatpak, foss, hardware, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, outisde, ppa, snap, walking
Why Linux doesn't just work on all hardware, criticism of your field, and the ethics of acquiring old software.
April 12th, 2019 | 42 mins 41 secs
automation, children, cleaning, code, cooking, education, foss, jupiter broadcasting, kids, linux podcast, ownership, peanut gallery, property, rivalry, robots, theft, vpn
Where bad feeling and rivalry in the FOSS world actually originates, what we should be teaching our kids, and the violence that underlies everything around us.
March 29th, 2019 | 41 mins 5 secs
aliens, drake equation, emergency, fermi paradox, food, foss, google, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, mac, obsolescence, origin story, services, stadia, windows
What attracted us to Linux in the first place, planning for when tech goes away, and why we aren't surrounded by alien life.
March 15th, 2019 | 46 mins 52 secs
change, electricity, foss, god, internet, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, microsoft, movies, religion, technology, ui, ux
Maybe it's finally time to cut Microsoft some slack, the pace of technological change, and what a couple of common terms actually mean.
March 1st, 2019 | 36 mins 58 secs
apocalypse, calls, claim to fame, elementary os, foss, internet drama, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, messages, on demand, prep, prepper, streaming, twitch, ubuntu, vod
How to deal with Internet drama in the Linux world, the rise of live streaming, and disturbing people with messages and calls.
February 15th, 2019 | 39 mins 3 secs
conspiracy theories, data, decade, foss, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, music, open hardware, principles, risc-v
Is the great hope for open hardware actually going to materialise, or is RISC-V just hype? Are some conspiracy theories worth more than just passing disdain?
February 1st, 2019 | 41 mins 3 secs
children, choice, distros, e-waste, foss, independence, jupiter broadcasting, latch key, linux podcast, sustainability
New JB team member Ell joins us to discuss e-waste, the motivations for our distro choices, and letting children out of your sight.
January 18th, 2019 | 41 mins 47 secs
books, cd, dvd, foss, free will, hoarding, jupiter broadcasting, linux podcast, mobile, netflix, seasons, summer, winter
Is the decision to listen to this really up to you, or is it predetermined by chemistry and physics? Can mobile Linux ever succeed beyond a small niche?
January 4th, 2019 | 42 mins 33 secs
android, bad, contributer, contributing, evil, foss, good, ios, linux podcast, opinion
Android vs iOS, turning users into contributors, and good vs bad in the world.
December 21st, 2018 | 39 mins 3 secs
2018, command line, foss, fun, hair cut, hipster, lies, linux podcast, new users, santa, self-driving cars, tech news, terminal, uber
Whether new users have to suffer the pain of the command line, lying about Santa, and the best tech news of 2018.
December 7th, 2018 | 44 mins 15 secs
backups, comedian, dreams, elementary os, linux podcast, lord of the rings, lotr, movies, new distros, passwords, popular, rockstar, techno utopia, the godfather, the moon, ubuntu
It's another #AskError special! Getting normals to do backups, should we stop making distros, ridiculous pipe dreams, and more.
November 23rd, 2018 | 42 mins 53 secs
dialog, europe, excelsior, facade, folding phone, interface, linux, moving, podcast, social media, usa
There's something almost intangible about the way Linux presents itself and Popey tries to explain it, the balance between living for the moment and planning for the future, and doing it wrong with social media.
November 9th, 2018 | 44 mins 26 secs
alex jones, censorship, children, desktop, elementary os, facebook, kids, linux, podcast, pronunciation, right wing, snaps, twitter, ubuntu
What's the best strategy when it comes to desktop Linux applications? We look at both ends of the spectrum, and wonder how much big tech companies should dictate who has access to their platforms.
October 26th, 2018 | 42 mins 1 sec
#askerror, disruption, distrowatch rankings, email, halloween, linux distro, linux podcast, moviepass, netflix, spoopy, universal basic income
It’s a special all #AskError episode! A hypothetical Linux world, the future of welfare, tech disruption, and terrible email addresses.
October 12th, 2018 | 48 mins 53 secs
books, cctv, crime, death, hype, kde, life, linux podcast, morning, plasma, routine, tech, waking up
It seems to be all about Plasma these days so we want to know if the hype is justified. We have a couple of great #AskError questions, and wonder whether we are heading for a tech dystopia.
September 28th, 2018 | 53 mins 52 secs
3.5mm, appendicitis, appendix, death, headphone jack, hospital, hyper-v, iphone, linux podcast, movies, notch, phones, ubuntu, windows, wsl
Chris joins us to talk about his recent brush with death, we wonder how Linux on Windows is affecting bare metal adoption, we wish phones weren’t so big and stupid, and a great #AskError.