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Port Forward Podcast (mp3)
By Ben
About this podcast
The Port Foward Podcast. We cover technology in ways other podcasts just can't quite touch. We describe every awesome and annoying feature we find in day to software. Startups, Linux, Virtualization, Programming, getting the most out of Windows are just some of the may topics we cover.
Episodes (Total: 36)
Nov. 25, 2014 · 01:40:41 Play We’re back! It’s been over a year and Ben and Sam catch up. In 1997 Garry Kasparov lost to the chess playing computer: Deep Blue. The book is called Behind Deep Blue. Sam also mentions a book What Computers Can’t Do which discusses the RAMAC. CD-ROMs use forward error correction called Reed Solomon [...]
Sept. 10, 2013 · 01:15:01 Play Interview with Kyle Ellicott, Founder of the Stained Glass Labs Incubator Kyle is an acomplished entreprenuer and jokingly says all he had to do to start his incubator was: “sign a piece of paper, call a few people and boom it happened!”. Everybody in the SF Area check out the GLAZED conference happening [...]
Sept. 9, 2013 · 00:42:00 Ben and Sam Catch up in this week’s BONUS episode which was recorded moments after the end of show 33. We talk about Bitcoin and more. Also, Mike Shaw gives us epic feedback regarding Jump List parser code he’s posted. Play Download Podcast #33B WHY YOU NO SHIP?
Sept. 7, 2013 · 01:48:10 Ben David and Merrick catch up for a normal format podcast! Play Download Podcast #33 Snowden’s Rogue Drone
Aug. 26, 2013 · 00:46:46 Coverage of Meteor.js Hackathon hash tag: #meteorhack. Ben and David go to a Hackathon and are Victorious! We take home a Meteor AR Drone 2.0 as a prize! Play Checkout metoer.js the best framework ever! Tumblr where Ben has at least 3 epic quotes. including “y = mx + b bitch!” Hackathon info Quadcopter [...]
June 10, 2013 Coverage of Bitoin 2013 conference hash tag: #bitcoin2013. Play Photo Gallery from the show BitCoin ATM Video of Ben using the atm Conference talk – YouTube is Broken by Adam B Levine – Bitcoin Famous reporter / Bitcoin celebrity @KashHill’s Forbes story, living on bitcoin for a week These two awesome guys donated [...]
April 18, 2013 · 01:52:30 Special guest David Sykora! This week we talk hardware, BitCoin, LiteCoin, Asic Miners, Routers, Peace Corps and more! FeedBack: Eric Nantz – Check his podcast SnakeDoc Russel Folk Neal Harrington David Sykora’s Github or twitter @david_sykora ASIC mining is taking off, network hashrate(measure of total compute power of all miners) has doubled in [...]
March 30, 2013 · 01:49:47
Show Notes: This week we talk BitCoin, QuadCopters, Tech Company subpoena woes, and good office culture. Also there is a major glitch in Sam’s Matrix: Humble indie bundle Indie Game the Movie Sim City 5 Zero Punctuation Video Humble android bundle -anomaly korea -bladeslinger -contre jour -metalslug 3 -plants vs zombies -the room Companies [...]
Jan. 22, 2013 · 02:10:27
Long lost audio documenting a study session between Sam and Ben. The book is called “Windows Forensic Analysis DVD Toolkit, Second Edition”. If you are not ready to bend your mind, this show might not be the best for you. Warning: this show has some unclear areas, if you do not enjoy just wait till [...]
Jan. 15, 2013 · 02:15:12
We bring you the latest buzz surrounding node.js and some history. Also the WebStorm editor which works great with node! Special thanks to David Sykora for redesigning our site! Tool: also get the node.js plugin. Ben hacks objective c iOS display code for iPhone 5 Sam recomends Battery Case: Node.js Ben recording with [...]
Jan. 6, 2013 · 02:17:34
This week Ben and Merrick interview Michael Dominic and ask him all the hard questions. Dominics new job Self taught vs formally educated programmers What’s wrong with the CS Education in this country, State of? ARC (Automated Resourcing Countint) in Objective-c Objectice-c blocks vs delegates source code samples at interviews Ramiro Gómez – Venn [...]
Dec. 25, 2012 · 00:33:47
This week Ben and Merrick hit the town for a Beef Jerky and Water fueled night! Tune in to catch our random tech musings. Drupal Beef Jerky Paleo diet Databases Download Podcast #25
July 20, 2012 · 00:27:19
Download Podcast #24 This week Ben, Merrick and all of you awesome people out there rock out at the JoynMe Launch party! If you have an iPhone, download the app! Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2)
May 13, 2012 · 01:36:31
Download Podcast #23 This week Ben and “The Original Chris” go to the Google Dart Hackathon!  #DartHack Dart Language Technical Overview Dart API Dart on Github Highcharts, interactive js charts Seth Ladd’s Blog WebGL 3d animation of water Redis Dart (DartHack winner’s GitHub)
April 30, 2012 · 00:46:00
Download Podcast #22 Ben and Sam take the portable recorder to a database conference all about SkySql and MaraiDB. Check out the SkySQL website, or the schedule for the day. Topics covered: ScaleDB Sphinx Tungsten Replicator Varnish Cache Proxy
April 3, 2012 · 00:40:19
Download Podcast #21 Ben and Merrick take the portable recorder with them on their trip to Vegas!! This trip and podcast was powered by’s new API. Please check them out: Topics covered: has a new API blog and API Login for their awesome gambling platform. Check it out! We cover second dinner and [...]
Jan. 16, 2012 · 01:50:27
Download Podcast #20 Next in our interview series, we speak with special guest Josh Gillies (@JoshGillies). Feedback: Mixes by @e_knudsen: @keeganjacobson you guys are awesome! He runs ubuntu 11.10 has a nexus and test drives CM9 Topics: Arch Linux ‘yaourt’ – ( && ( history of linux, linux distribution timeline: Suicide Linux [...]
Dec. 24, 2011 · 01:58:30
Download Podcast #19 In this titillating episode we cover pretty much everything you dreamed about last night. Wait, what!? Not that dream you freak! You need professional help! On another note we had our fan Mike call into the show! We discussed the Carrier IQ disaster alongside other technological tidbits. Our special guest, Mike, has prepared a [...]
Nov. 30, 2011 · 01:22:10
Download MP3: Stop Chewing on My Electric Sam’s new service: & why we need it ATM side-channel attack contributed by our favorite listener Neal: Catch-up on our life doings, Merrick: Drupal 7, Sam: Motion Graphics, Ben: JavaBeans & JSP (Java Server Pages). Merrick was confused about the Das Keyboard being able to switch layouts & [...]
Nov. 21, 2011 · 02:04:18
Download MP3: Coded Hard & Put Away Wet (& numb) We finally did another show! Sorry for the break we hope to record bi-monthly from now on! In this fantabulous episode we achieve both an ADD & distraction depth. Ben hacking under ice-water! Thanks again Peter for the awesome donation! Sam needs [...]
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