Buffer Overflow 194: Verizon Quibs It.

Looks like we’ve invented a new term, to Quib it. Based off the massive failure that was Quibi, to Quib means to fail despite having all necessary resources and with a significant amount of hubris. I don’t know if we can make Quib happen, but I’m enjoying it regardless. I think it’s fetch.

In this week’s episode of Buffer Overflow, we are diving into the latest Verizon outage that happened for reasons that are still unclear – and will likely remain so. We use the outage as a jumping off point to talk about the fragility of the internet (it really is all duct tape, chicken wire, and hope), how to properly prepare for an inevitable outage (hint: don’t put your status page on the service it is monitoring), and why we need more transparency when it comes to internet connectivity from companies like Verizon.

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Buffer Overflow 193: Toilet Face Recognition

In this week’s Buffer Overflow we cover some interesting highlights of CES 2021, including my personal favorite the Coldsnap ice cream dispenser. It’s basically a Keurig for ice cream, except the pods are recyclable by default. You can’t order it yet, but you can bet your sweet bippy I’ll be getting it as soon as possible. We also had some lively discussion regarding anus recognition technology – you’ll have to listen to learn more.

The 2010s: A Decade in Review

In the most recent episode of Buffer Overflow, we talked about the biggest tech trends for the 2010s. I thought I would expand on my thoughts a little bit with this post. Check out the full episode below.

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