On the Metal

Tales from the Hardware/Software Interface

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On the Metal: Amir Michael 2019/12/06

Bryan Cantrill, Jessie Frazelle and Steve Tuck

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.

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On the Metal: Jeff Rothschild 2019/12/02

Bryan Cantrill, Jessie Frazelle and Steve Tuck

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.

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On the Metal: Teaser 2019/12/01

Bryan Cantrill and Jessie Frazelle

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!

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