Have a beer with Jeff and Dave -- they've been working as programmers, system administrators, security engineers, and devops engineers for about 10 years each. In this podcast, they cover technology topics in an accessible way: the tech job interview process, career tips and tricks, useful tech tools, interesting news, high-level introductions to technology topics, and much more.
November 26th, 2018 | 47 mins 34 secs
Can it be true? Dave and Jeff are back with another episode so soon? This week Jeff and Dave answer two questions. What to do and how to recover for a massive screw up that causes an outage. They also give their opinion on convincing your company they need to care about backend services.
November 19th, 2018 | 33 mins 32 secs
kernel panic, linux, tech podcast, tutorial, welcome back
Dave and Jeff are back with one of their worst episodes to date. It will probably take them a few episodes to get back into the swing of things. If you have been around this long you know to expect nothing more.
May 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 15 mins
Live from The Cantina, Jeff and Dave interview one of their mentors. They discuss a variety of topics ranging from getting your first job, the skills you need to land that first job and internet sensation LilTay. This episode is filled with great advice, amazing stories from Jeff and Chris's past. You will not want to miss this episode.
May 3rd, 2018 | 48 mins 19 secs
This week Jeff and Dave interview Dre (https://www.instagram.com/r3dgear/). Dre took a nontraditional route into the IT world and here is here to share his story. Dre gives you some advice so maybe you don't make the same mistakes he did and some advice on how you can emulate what he did correctly.
March 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 8 mins
Dave and Jeff get off topic as usual and start talking about how bitcoin is riddled with child porn. Uber runs over a person and again they talk about how much they hate online ads.
February 25th, 2018 | 45 mins 21 secs
advertising, career, college degrees, devops, linux, mobile gaming, privacy, remote work, tech news, technology, world wide web
In Jeff's first episode as a dad, we talk about current tech/futurism TV shows, tech news in general, remote work, virtual offices, mobile gaming and the horrors of the current ad-funded Web, the best ways to fund content creators, multitasking, child labor, the value of 4-year universities in tech careers, and more.
January 15th, 2018 | 55 mins 49 secs
heartbleed, meltdown, reddit, spectre
This week Dave and Jeff discuss the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, how Brian Krzanich might have been involved in some insider trading and why you guys are not using the kernel panic podcast subreddit.
January 6th, 2018 | 50 mins 33 secs
community, facebook, home automation, learning, privacy, projects, reddit, security, social media, swatting, tech, technology
Dave and Jeff somehow cram 19 topics into 50 minutes, from swatting to practical learning projects to the evils of facebook advertising. And most importantly, this episode launches the official KPP subreddit and hands-on tech learning project initiative (HOTLPI) (tm). Enjoy!
December 14th, 2017 | 53 mins 18 secs
alexa, fcc, google, home
Dave and Jeff took way too much time off to get their lives in order. They are back with no direction, no topic but there are lots of laughs. Listen to them discuss some of the tech they have in their house. What they have been up to for the past few months and a quick review of Dave's interview with Ben Whaley, co-author of the Unix and Linux System Administration Handbook
October 1st, 2017 | 1 hr 10 mins
developer, interview, jakebathman, switching careers
This week Jeff and Dave interview Jake (@jakebathman). Jake is someone who switched careers to a developer job with no professional developer experience. Listen to find out how he did it and how to learn from his mistakes.
September 28th, 2017 | 49 mins 29 secs
equifax, opinion, podcast
This week Jeff and Dave discuss the Equifax hack. What can you do to protect yourself online?
September 19th, 2017 | 37 mins 41 secs
advice, career, linux, podcast, qa, system administration, what we should have known
In this episode of Kernel Panic Dave and Jeff discuss all of the things they wish they knew before they started their careers
September 6th, 2017 | 48 mins 20 secs
jobs, podcast, qa, sysadmin, techjobs
In this episode the guys talk about all the different type of tech jobs that are out there. There are a lot more jobs then just software and linux administration.
August 29th, 2017 | 40 mins 47 secs
cybersecurity, data security, deep dive, online privacy, online security, podcast, privacy, vpn, web security
In this episode, the guys do a deep dive into the wonderful world of VPNs. They explain what a VPN is, how it protects you online, and what you need to look out for when choosing one.
August 20th, 2017 | 34 mins 58 secs
answers, community, q&a, qanda, questions
This is your episode! You sent us the questions; now we're giving you our answers. We'll probably make this a regular part of the show -- feel free to ask us questions on Twitter, YouTube, Twitch or via TCP-over-Pigeon.
August 13th, 2017 | 50 mins 42 secs
advice, career, interview, process, tech, tech interview, technical interview, tips, tricks
Hold on to your butts, this is a long one. This week Dave and Jeff discuss the (awful) standard tech interview process. You'll learn all the most important dos, don'ts, and tips to make passing the interview easier.