Why we think Google will ultimately lose the next big tech battle.
Mike has spent just over a month living in Linux full-time, and Chris wants to check in and see how he’s doing. Plus we both have the new Thelio from System76 in-house, and our takeaways might surprise you.
The five most common problems when trying out an immutable Linux distro like NixOS. Plus, why one Linux dev says just target WINE.
Mike's Linux Toolchain for 2022, and his first week with CoPilot. Then we chat about the series of choices that led us to go independent so many years ago.
We revel in the hypocrisy of big tech, share a few stories, and catch up with an old friend.
We put the sports car of Linux laptops to the test. Is it the multi-tasking machine it claims to be?
Emboldened by his success, Mike takes a victory lap. Little does he know it's all virtual.
It's the second annual Unplugged Tuxies; our community votes on the best projects, distros, desktops, and services of 2021.
Microsoft has a bunch of new goodies for developers, but Mike is becoming more and more concerned about an insidious new feature.
It's final push time on a big project for Mike, but Chris is the one who is exhausted. But we've got some new insights into testing and thoughts on an emerging category of developer.
The more you read into it, the worse it gets.
At least we have new devices to keep us happy.
Mike has a few stories to share, but more importantly a very hard lesson he's going to make damn sure you learn.
Mike recalls how he accidentally converted his development shop into a Python house, and Chris experiments with his Minimum Viable Robe.
It's confession hour on the podcast, and your hosts surprise each other with several twists and turns.
We provoked quite a response and cover the feedback that puts us in our place. Then we dive into the wild era of text editor of yore and solve an age-old question.
Friends join us to discuss Cabin, a proposal that encourages more Linux apps and fewer distros.
The lightweight distro that stole our hearts, the four of us each try out a different contender and come away with what we think will be the leanest and meanest distribution for your PC.
Wes turns back the clock and explores the message passing mania of writing Objective-C without a Mac, and we wax-poetic about programming language history.
The way we’ve been thinking about Desktop Linux is all wrong. We start by defining Desktop Linux, and where it might be going in the future.
Mike has salvaged a success story from the dumpster fire of the Google+ shutdown, and Wes shares his grief about brittle and repetitive unit tests.
The death of desktop apps has reached the next stage, but the long transition to WebAssembly is going to hurt.