In Beta is a talk show about tech culture, making open source software, and how mobile, social, and web apps are changing the world.
Hosted by Christie Koehler and Kevin Purdy.
Could you go back in time and stop the first spam message? How effective is spam, actually? How do we fight spam today, and what could we do better?
All this stuff we're making: where are we gonna store it? Programs, games, music, your CD archive—how long will it last on its medium, and what's the next step?
Imposter Syndrome: what is it, and why does it come up in tech conversations so often? Christie & Kevin talk about feeling like you're about to be found out.
Nick Guy has reviewed literally 1,000 iPhone & iPad cases and accessories for iLounge. How does a human being do that? How do you write reviews in general for such a huge audience?
Christie is back from WikiMania, so her and Kevin talk WikiMedia, Wikipedia, MediaWikis ... there's a lot happening in the wikiverse we can learn from.
Let's pretend (ha!) that some of us don't actually know IRC that well. How do you do the IRCs? What's the privacy like? How do you "get into it"?
"The open source software movement was supposed to be like Woodstock," says the NY Times. Actually, no. Kevin & Christie dig into the way we perceive firms that are "open."
Why do we all do day-of upgrades, when we know what can go wrong? What's the worst upgrade you've been through? Kevin & Christie kick off the chorus of woe.
Kevin and Christie share their travel tips and tricks as they both prepare for upcoming trips.
Facebook, man: it's getting a bit weird. Christie & Kevin are (probably) killing their accounts, but that's not easy. This one's all about the big blue-ish social network.
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