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 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.
Andrew contemplates having less clothes, Chris talks about his new girlfriend, then they talk about RESTful APIs, compression algorithims, WebGL dancing, buzzwords, Amazon, Microsoft, more PRISM things, then some listener feedback.
After Chris is let back online by the NSA, him and Andrew talk about squirrels in toilets, RASPBERRY!, LOLAPPLE, doing internet wrong, another Google death, Shakespeare compression, and more NSA stuff.
Matthew joins Andrew and Chris to celebrate the return of RASPBERRY! Then they discuss Microsoft things, 4K monitors, DRM objections, new logins, Linux stuff, Google searching, outsourcing to contractors, motherboards catching fire, SanDisk's sucky firmware, podcast feedback, and plenty else.
Andrew and Chris review nicknames, talk about space, laugh about Microsoft, and discuss browsers, social networking, X.Org, open offices, chat federation, SQL, Singapore, no more free pop, Ted Nelson, and listener feedback.