Control Structure is a podcast about computer science, IT news, stories, opinions, tips, and tricks for programmers, testers, administrators of all types and more, for fun or for profit hosted by Andrew Bailey. And also some other things, just because they are cool.
Andrew and Chris agree to not talk about the NSA, discuss the number 42, a bus, StarCraft science, updates on Kickstarters, Siria, Linux, Ballmer, FiOS, YouTube, ECMAScript, unwanted wares, adblocking, Xerox, frameworks, destroying code, Firefox plugins, and whitelisting.
Chris and Andrew wonders whether or not you should have this much jargon or snails, game genre alphabet soup, reckless twittering, filesystems, Google, Windows 8, XML, the NSA (yet again), war on general computing, and more games.
Andrew and Chris talk about the Sun being the end of the world, how to hide, Canada, new things, POWER, assumptions about names, patents, the future, typography, SQL Server, security, Xerox, and listener feedback.
Chris sings about bugs, Andrew complains about having them, then they talk about employment, LOLIDIOT, YouTube, consoles, 4K, not caring, web 3d technologies, new video formats, and about what the Feds are up to, along with listener feedback.
Chris and Andrew talk about lack of trust, rules of the internet, FOIA, RASPBERRY!, Linux, OpenGL, DirectX, girls, China, patents, Yahoo, Finland, a responsive design trick, building a computer, and listener feedback.
Andrew laments how the past week has sucked, then him and Chris ask themselves a few questions, drive the Desert Bus, then talk about RASPBERRY!, LOLAPPLE, Microsoft reorganizing, federal banning, VLC, gaming on Linux, Linux itself, user experience, more NSA stuff, how SQL treats nulls, trying out Opus, and listener feedback.
Chris tells another roomie story, Andrew contemplates a potential case of time travel, then they discuss games, tornadoes, HTTP, Firefox, Microsoft, product design ideas, Valve, NSA, Chromium, and Y2K.