Posts Tagged “computers”

31:11 – Recognising two distinct trends on the programme of late, obsessive spreadsheeting, resenting new computer hardware, more thoughts around working from coffee shops instead of home/work, the computer dock and concept pioneered by the late OQO, and some speaking in between the coughs! Feedback from Chad Bowers and Dave on Onsug.com.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released November 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

47:35 – Screenbeard, aka Josh Nunn, the lead writer and webhoster at The Geekorium, generously sent me his Commodore 128 in response to show 359! This episode is dedicated to him, and includes snippets of Clara and I wandering to an Australia Post parcel locker, and the official unboxing ceremony. We also talk about bubble tea. Recorded May 2018.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. License for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released June 2018 on Rubenerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

39:22 – Family run businesses, an update on my old man, and convincing myself (poorly!) not to buy a second-hand Commodore 128. Recorded 07th February 2017.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released February 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

32:15 – Join Ruben as he wanders to his office to retrieve some Australian power cables to replace the Singapore/UK ones he had to lug around because the world couldn’t make life easy for everyone and standardise on one plug! Also formal clothes, Convair tower fans, Koala mattresses, dangerous lifts, problematic fire stairs, mesh WiFi networks, and seeking shelter in coffee shops.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released January 2017 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

32:45 – Show four of six documenting my last days before turning 30! Chatting about data centre noise, keycard silliness, submerging computers, running across streets, family religion, increasingly scared about turning 30, a drag-racing Kia and Maserati, Candanavian [sic] and Irish weather and landscapes, Frank Nora pointing out difference between holidays and vacations, and alienating people with poorly-imitated accents.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released March 2016 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

24:05 – A shorter exposition of three terrifying scary trends: Ruben messing up Rubénerd Show 318, the changing of Lift to Fanta Lemon, and becoming subservient to computers through floods of information. Listener feedback provided by Jimbo.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released January 2016 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

59:48 – Drizzly data centre trips, birds, cryptographic randomness (lava lamps, headphone cables as sources of entropy), uber-ing a crowdsourced paradigm of synergising disruption, listener feedback (Jimbo, Bi-Coastal Becky), hoarses [sic], Jimbo interviewing me on his podcast, Kevin Tan, functionally-challenged data centre bathrooms, trudging through the rain, high school athletics I didn’t suck at (gymnastics, badminton), winning a primary school writing contest, and finding the chipset from the first computer I built in 1998. Now with all-new abrupt endings!

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released January 2016 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

53:00 – Needless highs from sugary food, tomato soup, listener feedback (Jimbo, Manny, Chad Bowers, Dave Willanski, Doc Sleaze), the Fleet Card, Cabcharge, editing Wikipedia, Uber versus taxis, online scammers, motivation needs to come from within, potable and portable water, missing packages, Windows 8, user interface context, Powershop, fridges, and where’s all our power going!?

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released November 2015 on Rubénerd and The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts.

55:27 – Cicadas, overhead planes, show 300 feedback, powers of two, the Airbus A380, Wings, unusual clouds, light patterns, abandoned tennis courts with floodlights, Dave Chappelle as Rick James, couldn’t care less about celebrities, Dôme coffee chain in Perth and Singapore, childhood lessons about trusting the media, Chinese whispers, multimedia encyclopaedia CD-ROMs, citing Wikipedia, Apple IIc, squirrels, 1980s GUIs, nonsense about why Windows 9 was skipped, Mac OS 8.6, and my decade-long adventure with a “dead” PowerMac G3!

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released October 2015 on The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts (this one notwithstanding).

38:49 – A trip home to start a server, and a data centre trip to install a hard drive and buy crisps! Also coffee power indicators, the six of clubs, exploding computer monitor stands, taking the stairs, ipchicken.com, WiFi, data centres looking like Star Trek corridors, vending machines, Solo, loud fans, and free earplugs.

Recorded in Sydney, Australia. Licence for this track: Creative Commons Attribution 3.0. Attribution: Ruben Schade.

Released September 2015 on The Overnightscape Underground, an Internet talk radio channel focusing on a freeform monologue style, with diverse and fascinating hosts (this one notwithstanding).