On The Metal

As a part of starting Oxide Computer Company, Bryan Cantrill and Jess Frazelle decided to also create the podcast that they always wanted. Joined frequently by their boss, Steve Tuck, Bryan and Jess interview incredible guests retelling stories of adventure at the hardware/software interface. It’s unapologetically technical and as Jess says, “the nerdiest podcast on the face of the planet” -- but if you're their kind of nerd, you'll find yourself hanging on every word!

https://onthemetal.fm

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h28m. Bisher sind 11 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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episode 10: Jess, Steve, and Bryan reflect on Season 1


Welp, that's a wrap for the first season of the On the Metal podcast. Join us as we reminisce about some of our favorite parts (although it was very hard to choose). We also uncover some aspects of the podcast you never heard about! While this is the end


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 2020-02-03  41m
 
 

episode 9: Jonathan Blow


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview legendary game designer and programmer Jonathan Blow. Join along as Jonathan takes us from collision detection on the Atari 800, through porting Doom to SGI's famous set-top box, starting a game company at th


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 2020-01-27  2h51m
 
 

episode 8: Jon Masters


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Jon Masters, computer architecture raconteur, microprocessor enfant terrible, and Patron Saint of Lost Computational Causes. Join us as we learn why Jon hates simultaneous multithreading, why he loves UEFI (?


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 2020-01-20  1h38m
 
 

episode 7: Rick Altherr


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Rick Altherr, who has experience working all over the stack. Join us as we discuss impossible bugs, fires in the data center, reverse engineering BMC firmware, BMC vulnerabilities, Cray computers, and Windows


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 2020-01-13  57m
 
 

episode 6: Kenneth Finnegan


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Kenneth Finnegan, internet exchange homebrewer. Join us as we delight in the underbelly of the internet, learn about OG ASNs, run upon illegal cabling -- and thrill in the discovery of a root DNS server thirty


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 2020-01-06  1h5m
 
 

episode 5: Trammell Hudson


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Trammell Hudson. Trammell has some of the most interesting side projects related to every single hardware / software interface you can imagine. Join us as we step into the negative privilege rings with stories


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 2019-12-30  1h17m
 
 

episode 4: Tom Lyon


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Tom Lyon, Sun Microsystems employee #8, network storage pioneer and systems software polymath. Join us as Tom recounts losing bits in the hallway at Princeton, the peril of software-refreshed DRAM, and how


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 2019-12-23  1h47m
 
 

episode 3: Ron Minnich


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Ron Minnich. Ron has had a fascinating career working on the interface between software and hardware. Join us to hear a mesmerizing conversation about Unix, Plan9, LinuxBIOS, Chromebooks, RISC-V, of course som


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 2019-12-16  1h32m
 
 

episode 2: Amir Michael


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Amir Michael. Join us as we listen to stories of growing up and coming up in Silicon Valley, from answering a Craigslist ad during the Dot Com Bust for a company with a funny name, through starting a project


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 2019-12-06  1h44m
 
 

episode 1: Jeff Rothschild


On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Jeff Rothschild. Jeff has had a fascinating journey solving all sorts of fun problems at various levels of the stack. He is most widely known as being a co-founder of Veritas Software and the first VP of Engin


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 2019-12-02  1h28m
 
 
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