Control Structure

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.

Lost in the Rice Cooker

Episode #25The Fringe #85

Chris' Kickstarter has finally launched! Then him and Andrew talk about RASPBERRY!, getting a new job, coming back to the internet, bad ideas, Netflix, Debian, "building" software, stats about Google closing stuff, and more.

Suicidal Feelings

Episode #24The Fringe #82

Chris and Andrew talk about a Kickstarter, stuff getting hacked, stuff getting pirated, NDAs, Rust, Google, Paul Miller, the public web's birthday, interviews, pinging the internet, memory architectures, and Ryan's feedback!

Enamored of Casinos

Episode #23The Fringe #79

Andrew and Ian talk about Pinball, security, Google, Yahoo acting like Google, javascript, simplicity, AMD, download links, image formats, and podcast feedback.

I’m Sick of This

Episode #22The Fringe #76

Chris and Andrew discuss what's been going on around Kickstarter, solar power, Microsoft, Google, Moore's Law, that RPG spreadsheet, what to call themselves, and DRM. All during a thunderstorm.

Protein For The Cats

Episode #21The Fringe #73

Andrew finally has his car; then him and Chris talk about solar cells, Google, Mozilla, Valve, Ubuntu, PNGs, SSDs, Wolfram Alpha, and plenty of other juicy little tidbits!

Pittsburgh Hipster

Episode #20The Fringe #70

Chris invites newly-minted Apple acolyte Andrew Bailey to the podcast to discuss RASPBERRY!, Java, Linux, supercomputers, code that sucks, code thats beautiful, password storage (again), and long uptimes.

Quill Plant Waffle

Episode #19The Fringe #66

After making something that would make a skunk gag, Andrew and Chris with guest Kyle Schaplowsky talk about recent happenings with Python, Google, Aaron Schwartz's legacy, Linux, bacon, P2P, password storage, uncanny valleys, games, arcane keystrokes, and more.

Deep Fried Webservers

Episode #18

Chris takes a break from sleep mode and HOTS to bring you another episode, and Andrew blows a gasket over marketers, followed by a discussion about Google Reader, Linux, OS security, password security, education, WebGL, Firefox, and Youtube.

Pass The Fried Chicken

Episode #17The Fringe #61

Andrew and Chris "interview" John Gosling from Level Zero Games, who is seeking funding for his game, Net Gain: Corporate Espionage, on Kickstarter. They talk about that, and other topics, like DRM, VP8, Steam, SimCity, StarCraft, and also listener questions. Also served with a delightful Fringe!

Slower Than Youtube on FiOS

Episode #16The Fringe #58

In between discussing browsers, security, compression, famous people, and pretty benchmarks, Chris crashes his browser as he seeks to download the internet, and Andrew talks about RASPBERRY!