Meet the Hosts and Guests that make The Nexus incredible.

Dave Putnam

Dave Putnam is an esoteric enthusiast of all things absurd, from tasers to Pentium 4s. He's seen The Nexus prosper and grow since he taught ...

David Janacek

David Janacek is a friend of the infamous Ian Decker. He plays Guild Wars 2 occasionally and loves Dark Souls.

David K Barnes

David K Barnes is a London-based writer. He is best known for creating the podcast sitcom Wooden Overcoats. He also writes plays and adapts...

Declan McCrory

Declan McCrory is Ian Buck's roommate, and he plays games.

Elena Machkasova

Elena is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at University of Minnesota Morris. She teaches a variety of classes, including cryptogra...

Ethan Osten

Ethan Osten works as executive assistant to Ramsey County Commissioner Trista MatasCastillo. Before that, he volunteered as co-chair of the ...

Evan Haldeman

Evan Haldeman is a high school student at Harding high school with a taste for pulling apart computers for joy. He currently spends most of ...

Frank Karamaroudis

Frank used to live in Denver but moved to Australia, so naturally his podcast is called Denver to Downunder.


Gwen is author of the Fiery Millennials blog and and cohost of the FIRE Drill Podcast, both focused on helping young adults achieve financia...

Haliee Walters

Haliee Walters is the Office and Outreach Coordinator at Tech Dump, an electronics recycling company in the Twin Cities.