Shiny Podcast

Following the light and casting a little shade...

About the show

The continuing adventures of two geeks, friends from birth, neck deep in shiny new and rusty ole with an eye to sky and all feet on the ground.

Weekly. Mostly.

Shiny Podcast: following the light and throwing a little shade on the newest and brightest in today’s gaming and technology...

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  • Episode 40: S2E7 No News is Good News

    March 4th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  57 mins 37 secs
    battlestar galactica, devops, docker, meade

    This week, we throw the format out the window, kick back, and have ourselves a time... topics include Battlestar Galactica, Containerization Technology, and home made Meade!

  • Episode 39: S2E6 Apple's Big Red Button

    February 18th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  58 mins 20 secs
    apple, electronic arts, enterprise certificate, facebook, google, ios, microsoft, nvidia, radeon 7, wall street

    Cognitive Dissonance Reigns Supreme: This week we venture into the Matrix as we cut through parallel dimensions and bullsh!^ surrounding Electronic Arts. Plus, does AMD's new hardware have anything to do with Nvidia's crushing Wall street loss? Probably not... and Apple's sitting on a trigger of a gun we never knew they had.

  • Episode 38: S2E5 Audio Horror Part II

    February 11th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  20 mins 17 secs
  • Episode 37: S2E4 Audio Horror

    February 4th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 26 mins
    audio, cody sullivan, daw, epic games, headphones, horror, microphone, mixer, pulp, pulp from beyond, pulp from beyond the veil, radio drama, scary, speakers, spooky, steam

    HUGE Episode! We have an exclusive interview with Cody Sullivan from our new favorite podcast: Pulp! From Beyond the Veil! We cover the Epic Games shenanigans and give our analysis: as a gamer, should you be excited or worried? Finally, PART 1 of our deep dive on recording excellent audio for your podcast.

  • Episode 36: S2E3 Don't Get Excited...

    January 28th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  47 mins 56 secs
    amd, chrome, chromium, edge, firefox, freesync, fuchsia, google, gsync, linux, microsoft, nvidia, windows 7

    Linux 5.0 is inbound but it's no big deal... A HUGE leak about the open-sourcing of Windows... Plus, Microsoft's big plans for the Edge browser, Google's Fuchsia creeping around the corner and so much more!

  • Episode 35: S2E2 A Little Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing

    January 21st, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins
    gaming, geek, linux, linux gaming, nvidia, pc gaming, shiny, shiny podcast, steam, technology, valve
  • Episode 34: S2E1 Far Cry: Howard Edition

    December 31st, 2018  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 12 mins
    fallout, fallout 76, far cry, far cry 5, far cry new dawn, gaming, geek, linux, linux gaming, nvidia, pc gaming, risc 5, riscv, shiny, shiny podcast, steam, technology, valve

    2018 was crazy, yo. Your hosts ride the tsunami inland as we careen toward the New Year. We're back and better than ever! Join us for the very first episode of Season 2 of Shiny Podcast!

  • Episode 33: Basement Tapes 1

    October 1st, 2018  |  31 mins 37 secs
    fedora, linux, shiny, shiny podcast, star trek, star trek the next generation, ubuntu

    Colin and Chris are out this week but we wanted to release something from the archive for your pleasure. First, we deep dive into the universe of Star Trek and then Davis joins us for a look at various Linux distros. It's an easy going Shiny Podcast, the quality of the audio should prove that point. Enjoy and see you next week!

  • Episode 32: Think Different, Together.

    September 17th, 2018  |  50 mins
    apple, eu, european union, geralt, henry cavill, iphone, iphone x. iphone xs max, iphone xr, link tax, microsoft, net neutrality, netflix, windows 10, witcher

    This week, Microsoft and the EU compete for the "Most Frustrating" award while Apple releases the iPhone X 3 more times. The watch looks pretty cool! Also. Superman is the Witcher.

  • Episode 31: Nvidiaggression

    September 3rd, 2018  |  41 mins 32 secs
    ai, artificial intelligense, california, computers, fcc, gaming, geek, gpu, graphics, it, net neutrality, nvidia, open source, shiny podcast

    Will open source save the future of AI? PLUS California's Net Neutrality smackdown, Nvidia's draconian new NDA, and more!

  • Episode 30: In Which Valve Changes Gaming Forever... Again...

    August 27th, 2018  |  1 hr 5 mins
    amd, facebook, fallout, fallout 76, gaming, geek, geforce, intel, linux, linux gaming, nvidia, pc gaming, rtx, shiny, shiny podcast, steam, technology, valve

    A FULL episode of the latest and greatest including Fallout 76 updates and Valve's new venture into gaming on Linux!

  • Episode 29: Pie Flies and Pai Lies

    August 13th, 2018  |  17 mins 6 secs
    ajit pai, android, android pie, capt picard, captain jean-luc picard, captain picard, ddos, fallout, fallout 76, fallout76, fcc, gaming, geek, google, patrick stewart, pie, star trek, star trek the next generation, steam, technology

    We're just here to make sure you eat your veggies... here's a small helping of the week's most important gaming and tech news! New Android, Fallout News, and if it quacks like a duck it sure ain't a DDOS.

  • Episode 28: Shining Again

    August 6th, 2018  |  1 hr 2 mins
    android, apple, cpu, daas, desktop, firmware, geek, google, great firewall, hello games, macbook pro, next, nms, no man's sky, notch, operating system, os, podcast, sean murray, shiny, shiny podcast, tech, tech podcast, technology, technology podcast, windows, windows daas
  • Episode 27: Geek Done Quick

    July 2nd, 2018  |  1 hr 32 mins
    amd, at&t, att, ca, california, comcast, computex, copyright directive, copyright filter, cpu, disney, e3, eu, european union, fox, games done quick, intel, juri, merger, monster of the week, net neutrality, pax unplugged, podcast, role playing, rpg, scotus, shiny, shiny podcast, speed run, supreme court, table top, tech, tech podcast, wifi, wpa3
  • Episode 26: F76-Bomb at E3

    June 18th, 2018  |  49 mins 2 secs
    bethesda, bethesda game studios, bgs, devil may cry 5, doom, doom eternal, e3, elder scrolls, elder scrolls 6, elder scrolls blades, electronic entertainment expo, es6, fallout, fallout 76, forza, gears of war 5, halo 5, microsoft, mmo, online, podcast, rage 2, shiny, sony, square enix, tech, tech podcast, technology podcast, the last of us 2
  • Episode 25: GitHubbub

    June 11th, 2018  |  1 hr 19 mins
    amd, apple, ar, arkit, augmented reality, ca, california, computex, cores, cpu, ddos, developer, fcc, github, gitlab, i5, i7, intel, ios 12, linux, mac, macos, microsoft, mojave, multithreading, net neutrality, open source, opengl, podcast, shiny, shiny podcast, siri, siri shortcuts, tech, tech podcast, technology, technology podcast, threadripper, uikit, world wide developers conference, wwdc