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.


Episode #102The Fringe #368

Chris mostly sleeps on the couch while Steve and Andrew talk about bullets, Amazon, housing, encryption, Vulkan, Backblaze, the weather, and source control tools.

Obsolete Installers

Episode #101The Fringe #366

After the Suberb Owl, Andrew and Steve talk about robots, Gmail, tooltips, VLC, HTTPS certificates, going dark, NSA breakins, Steam, and Andrew's blog.

The One They Called 100

Episode #100The Fringe #363

Tom Chris comes back for another episode with Steve and Andrew. They discuss an old space probe, RASPBERRY!, crisis design, Microsoft, IBM, WebGL, AMD, quitting your dream job, GPU memory, encryption, some listener feedback, and Steve's Atari repair.

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.