On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Amir Michael. Join us as we listen to stories of growing up and coming up in Silicon Valley, from answering a Craigslist ad during the Dot Com Bust for a company with a funny name, through starting a project at Facebook that became an industry-wide movement – with many exciting tales in between!
Show Notes You can find Amir on Facebook at https://facebook.
On this episode of On the Metal, we interview Jeff Rothschild. Jeff has had a fascinating journey solving all sorts of fun problems at various levels of the stack. He is most widely known as being a co-founder of Veritas Software and the first VP of Engineering at Facebook, but his story does not start there. Join us as we hear Jeff’s stories from his impressive technical endeavors including disassembling MS-DOS, editing machine code in an octal editor, trolling coworkers in error messages, the origin story of ftruncate, and more.
We have started a computer company! If you haven’t yet, read Jess’s account of us being born in a garage and Bryan’s on the soul of our new computer company. Also, see the perspectives of some of our founding engineers: Robert Mustacchi on joining Oxide, Joshua Clulow on the need for a new machine, and Patrick Mooney on everything he sees aligning at Oxide (and in particular, on the importance of Oxide’s principles!
Welcome to our new podcast, On the Metal! As a part of starting Oxide Computer Company, we decided to also create the podcast we always wanted. It’s unapologetically technical and as Jess says, “the nerdiest podcast on the face of the planet.” Join us as we interview various guests from the hardware / software interface. Their stories have captivated us all and kept us wanting more, we can’t wait to share them with you!