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.

Critical CPU Damage

Episode #99The Fringe #360

Andrew and Steve talk briefly talk about what happened over New Year's, like watching transmissions, Skylake, Internet Explorer end of support, OpenSSL funding, Postgres, reponsive design, and Atari.

Farms Are Expensive

Episode #98The Fringe #355

Twentieth Century boots into this show with Andrew and Steve talking about Christmas, RASPBERRY!, Google, Chrome, Firefox, Ubuntu, PCI compliance, backdoors, minigames, games, file formats, Wireshark, and Andrew's encrypted blog. Have a Merry Chrixmix!

Who Owns The Grill Now?

Episode #97The Fringe #351

Steve talks about Thanksgiving and Andrew invents Instant Delicious, then they wonder about what it's like to be an object, RASPBERRY!, Dell certificates, surveillance, then finish it off with some video games.


Episode #96The Fringe #348

Stuck in the vault, Andrew and Steve talk about Betamax, passwords, Turing tests, storage, cats, and Android Nougat.

Operating System of the Fortnight

Episode #95The Fringe #346

Steve and Andrew talk about what's been going on with 3D printing, BLACKBERRY!, laws, DRM, net neutrality, encryption, and feedback from the last CS and the Berlin TED.

Hipster Vacation

Episode #94The Fringe #338

Andrew talks about his upcoming vacation with Steve, then talk about backdoors in locks, Raspberry Pie, Raspberry Pi, Qualcomm, password cracking, video codecs, Unreal Engine, and a few other things between.

Always 9:42

Episode #93The Fringe #337

After discussing what's happened during the past week, Andrew and Steve talk about a Raspberry pancreas, compression, Linux, confiscations, Firefox, graphics, crashing clouds, listener feedback, and other stuff.

Similar to VCR

Episode #92The Fringe #336

After sharing what happened at work, Andrew and Steve talked about Star Citizen, RASPBERRY, open source releases, Lenovo, hackable cars, Windows 10, and hamburger menus.

This Time Will Be Different

Episode #91The Fringe #334

Andrew celebrates the Windows 10 launch by putting Linux on his new laptop! Him and Steve talk about that, QA testing, Mozilla, passwords, new memory, Newegg, encryption, and lots of little things.

Demolished Mostly

Episode #90The Fringe #332

Chris annoys Andrew and Steven as they talk about several things starting with Open, graphics news, Wildfly, the FBI and encryption, and lots of nonsensical things.