Episode 6: Pwned Brain

Oliver brings a sense of the outdoors and nature as he joins the rest of the gang from his backyard.  Topics discussed on the show – Update on Internet Archive’s Temporary National Emergency Library is more temporary than first intended, a help desk system suffers a major breakdown due to a “Have I Been Pwned”…

Episode 5: Betty White on an Emu

With the full crew in attendance, topics that are discussed (after a bit of just shooting the sh*t) — Internet Archive being sued for posting copyrighted works, Google faces a lawsuit because of Incognito, AMC (and theaters in general) may be in trouble, Sam brings out the Weird file, and a short conversation about Donovan’s…

Episode 4: Quantum Distancing

The crew (minus Oliver) are back to discuss warrantless access to your browser, and search history; GE sells off their 129 year old lighting business; the state of social media, Section 230, and Trump; Google admits they have issues with some of their core C and C++ code; and the company that is selling a…

Episode 3: Crop Dusting

The full crew is back discussing the epitome of living in the South, Microsoft admits it was wrong about open source, the Joe Rogan Experience moving exclusively to Spotify, Netflix doing something that’s out of character for a subscription based service, GW-BASIC is open sourced by Microsoft, a grandmother in Europe runs afoul of GDPR,…

Episode 2: Forever Home

Donovan, Sam, and Shae (Oliver had a prior appointment) discuss permanently working from home with the announcement from Twitter that employees could work from home, forever, if their job allowed for it.  Google Play Music is shutting down this year; move your music over to YouTube Music.  Donovan also talks about how podcasting is connected…

Episode 1: The May Love Bug

For their first episode of SouthGeek News, Donovan, Oliver, Sam, and Shae discuss the May 4th anniversary of The Love Bug pandemic that started on May 4, 2000.  Oliver and Donovan both being in the broadband industry at the time don’t have much of a recollection about this particular worm that cost approximately $10 billion…