It's another #AskError episode. The finances of social situations and FOSS projects, automated vehicles, and ways to cheer up.
Plus bad language, and being late.
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00:01:22 How do you deal with splitting up money with friends after a group trip/bbq/dinner?
00:06:20 What’s the best way to organise the finances for a FOSS project?
00:14:49 Do you swear in front of your family and, if not, why not?
00:22:22 Would you ride in an automated car that has no human input or override?
00:26:03 What do you do to feel better when you feel upset?
00:29:16 Would you rather always be 10 minutes late or always be 20 minutes early?
Another #AskError special. Sleeping arrangements, hypothetical distro infrastructure, and IT milestones.
Plus bad habits, frugality, and breaking the law.
You can listen to an outtake from this show on Jupiter Extras (https://extras.show/9)
00:00:52 Top bunk or bottom bunk?
00:02:59 How would the distro landscape change if Ubuntu didn't allow other distros to use their infrastructure/repos?
00:14:31 Are there any things that you are irrationality frugal/tight/stingy with?
00:18:01 What's the best thing to happen in IT since you started using computers?
00:24:28 What's your worst habit?
00:27:35 If you knew could definitely get away with one crime, what would it be?
Dealing with users who hate change, dumb phones, and different approaches to social media consumption.
Plus infidelity, the state of the world, and consequences of small decisions.
00:00:16 #AskError: Do you read everything or follow all the people?
00:04:53 Changing software and user backlash
00:10:12 #AskError: Hypothetically speaking, do you think it was easier to be unfaithful in a relationship 20 years ago or now?
00:18:07 Dumb phone trope
00:24:54 #AskError: Do you have a 'Sliding Doors' moment in your past?
00:30:31 Will polarised politics last forever?
It's another #AskError special! Sleep tech, missing apps on Linux, a deep question, and much more.
00:00:36 What sleep tech do you use?
00:07:59 What’s the first thing you’d do if you won the lottery?
00:13:30 What one application is completely missing on Linux?
00:17:15 Do you ever use default folders like documents, pictures, music etc?
00:25:47 What’s in your conference bag?
00:29:38 What is love?
Whether Linux is inherently secure, the next phase of online interaction, and wasting our free time.
Plus where to focus your contributions, and a tricky hypothetical question.
00:00:53 Without security through obscurity, would Linux make for a more secure desktop than Windows etc?
00:08:19 #AskError: Would you rather be old and rich or young and poor?
00:18:37 What will the next form of social interaction online look like?
00:27:18 #AskError: If you had to choose between contributing to an Ubuntu flavour or the desktop environment it uses, which do you contribute to?
00:31:17 Do you need to structure your free time in order not to waste it?
How many users distros actually have, automating our homes, and the importance of common views and interests with our partners.
Plus Popey discovers a new way to annoy Joe, and sharing passwords with loved ones.
00:00:29 Distro User Numbers
00:13:17 #AskError: do you get annoyed by people who use "last seen recently"?
00:19:20 Home Automation
00:29:16 #AskError: do you share any accounts or passwords with your partner?
00:34:45 The importance of having things in common with your life partner
Two #AskError specials in a row! Advice for our younger selves, leaving communities, our listening habits, and hoarding.
Plus the most serious question that’s ever been asked on the show, and more.
00:00:42 What's the one bit of Linux advice you'd give yourself if you could go back to the start of your journey?
00:04:17 What would make you delete your Twitter account?
00:11:29 When do you think you’ll buy your first electric car?
00:19:06 Have you ever been banned from a community?
00:25:39 What kind of printer cartridges do you buy?
00:30:27 How many podcasts do you listen to?
00:33:42 What do you hoard, but probably shouldn't?
It's another #AskError special. Meditation and mindfulness, friends making obvious mistakes, and AppImage popularity.
Plus cashless society, and hoarding phone apps.
00:01:14 How do you manage apps on your smartphone?
00:04:51 Why isn’t AppImage part of the larger universal packaging discussion?
00:14:43 How would you feel if cash went away?
00:19:39 Thoughts on meditation and mindfulness?
00:28:43 What do you do when you see someone you know making an obvious mistake?
Linux desktop standards, how the Web has changed over the years, and the ethics of space exploration.
Plus what to do if you see a crime, and the things we hate the most.
00:00:12 Free Desktop
00:12:43 #AskError: if you witness a petty crime, should you intervene?
00:17:55 Old vs new Web
00:28:41 #AskError: what are your pet hates?
00:37:47 Should humans spend billions on space exploration while so many people live in poverty?
What it takes to make a proper distro, how we send emails, and the constant quest for knowledge.
Plus D&D, and April Fools annoyances.
00:01:00 Email etiquette
00:10:17 #AskError: Thoughts on Dungeons and Dragons?
00:14:00 What does it take to be a proper Linux distro?
00:26:33 #AskError: Do April Fool’s Day tech “jokes” annoy you?
00:32:16 Always learning new things
Why Linux doesn't just work on all hardware, criticism of your field, and the ethics of acquiring old software.
Plus venturing outside, and how we install unusual applications.
00:00:37 Why is hardware support so terrible?
00:12:21 #AskError: How much time do you spend outside?
00:16:08 If you're wedded to a concept or axiom for your job, is there any way you can be objective about criticism of your field?
00:26:13 #AskError: If an application you want is not available in your distro’s repo, which community package would you choose and why?
00:31:54 Is it ok to pirate abandonware?
Where bad feeling and rivalry in the FOSS world actually originates, what we should be teaching our kids, and the violence that underlies everything around us.
Plus Joe is a lazy swine, and dodgy VPN providers.
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00:00:33 FOSS Rivalry
00:10:27 #AskError: How often do you clean your tech and with what tools?
00:13:11 Teaching kids to code
00:24:09 #AskError: Are all VPN providers as shady as they seem?
00:32:43 All property is theft
What attracted us to Linux in the first place, planning for when tech goes away, and why we aren't surrounded by alien life.
Plus a difficult culinary choice for Dan, and what we'd use instead of Linux.
00:00:33 How do you balance embracing new tech with planning for its obsolescence?
00:09:01 #AskError: Is there any food you won't eat? Even in an emergency?
00:15:56 Why did you start using Linux?
00:26:40 #AskError: If you started working at a company and could only choose Mac or Windows, which would be the less painful choice?
00:31:13 What's your take on the Fermi Paradox?
Maybe it's finally time to cut Microsoft some slack, the pace of technological change, and what a couple of common terms actually mean.
Plus Joe fails to convince the others about his favourite movie, and one of the deepest questions that you can ask.
00:00:12 Is it time to give Microsoft the benefit of the doubt on their Linux love?
00:08:34 #AskError: If you could only watch one film for the rest of your life, what would it be?
00:12:38 Is technological change really accelerating?
00:24:27 #AskError: What's the difference between UX and UI and why do you get so annoyed when people confuse them or lump them together?
00:28:07 Why don't you believe in God or follow a religion?
How to deal with Internet drama in the Linux world, the rise of live streaming, and disturbing people with messages and calls.
Plus preparing for end times, and the best moment of Joe's life.
00:00:25 #AskError: What's your biggest claim to fame?
00:03:47 Internet drama and Linux
00:15:31 #AskError: If you send someone a message and it disturbs them, whose fault is it?
00:22:46 On demand vs live streaming
00:32:25 #AskError: Should you prepare for the apocalypse?
Is the great hope for open hardware actually going to materialize or is RISC-V just hype? Are some conspiracy theories worth more than just passing disdain?
Plus hoarding all your own tracking data, and some great #AskError questions.
00:00:18 #AskError: What's the best decade for music?
00:12:43 Collecting our own data
00:24:02 #AskError: Pain for principles - where's your threshold?
00:30:24 Conspiracy theories
New JB team member Ell (https://twitter.com/ell_o_punk) joins us to discuss e-waste, the motivations for our distro choices, and letting children out of your sight.
Plus some solid #AskError questions about food and aliases.
Also check out Joe's new show Choose Linux (https://chooselinux.show).
00:01:26 Computer sustainability
00:13:17 #AskError: What one meal could you live on for the rest of your life?
00:17:06 Distro choice
00:25:09 #AskError: What is your favorite bash alias? If you aren't heavy alias users - why?
00:29:30 Independent children Special Guest: Ell Marquez.
Is the decision to listen to this really up to you, or is it predetermined by chemistry and physics? Can mobile Linux ever succeed beyond a small niche?
Plus hoarding physical media, terrible books, and extreme weather.
00:00:35 #AskError: What's the worst book you've ever read?
00:04:45 Physical media vs streaming
00:11:29 Can mobile Linux ever succeed?
00:27:02 #AskError: If you could get rid of summer and winter and just have a single meh season, would you do it?
00:32:25 Is free will an illusion?
Android vs iOS, turning users into contributors, and good vs bad in the world.
00:00:29 #AskError: What Linux-related opinion makes you completely disregard anything that person says?
00:03:10 iOS vs Android
00:15:35 How do we turn more users into contributors?
00:30:45 Is there more good or bad in the world?
Whether new users have to suffer the pain of the command line, lying about Santa, and the best tech news of 2018.
Plus we learn whether Dan is a hipster, and more.
00:00:40 #AskError: What will self-driving cars be called?
00:02:02 Lying to children about Santa (https://joeress.com/lying-to-children-is-never-ok-even-about-santa/)
00:09:19 Do new users still need to learn how to use the command line?
00:19:36 #AskError: How much do you spend getting your hair cut and how often?
00:23:57 The best tech news stories of the year