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.

A Paradoxical Hope

Episode #45The Fringe #143

Chris decided to be sick, so Andrew ropes in Ian Buck to talk about himself, Steam, GPUs, NVidia, GPU drivers, how GPUs render, Java using GPUs, GPU manufacturers, Google, and so forth. It's like there's some sort of theme to this episode!

Get Off My Lawn

Episode #44The Fringe #140

Andrew almost dies, so Chris comes back. They talk about long names, video games, LoadingReadyRun, disasters, Dell, tries, Linux, Bezos, outgunned, dark poetry, and listener feedback.

Popular Opinion

Episode #43The Fringe #137

Andrew explains Kickstarter and FM transmission, then interviews Steven. They also talk about far flung topics like risk, business decisions, loans, McAfee, chargers, web servers, databases, display managers, social networks, signing up, Steam, compromised security algorithms, listener feedback, and so much more.

Semisteampunk Amish

Episode #42The Fringe #132

Andrew and Chris talk about copyright, the Amish, language, AES, game engines, memory, good judtment, SEO, CSS, and colors.

Space Garage

Episode #41The Fringe #129

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.

Everyone Loves XML

Episode #40The Fringe #126

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.

Penniless Playing Pinball

Episode #39The Fringe #124

Andrew tells of his pinball excursions, then joins Chris and discuss SDL, Linux, SATA, clueless kids, websites being down, hashing algorithims, DeviantArt, NSA, feedback, and some other stuff.

Three Times The Power

Episode #38The Fringe #122

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.

Pierogi Day

Episode #37The Fringe #119

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.

Quantum Fluctuations Somewhere

Episode #36The Fringe #116

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.