- 39: MNT Reform with Lukas HartmannThu 28 May 2020
The MNT Reform is a Free Hardware laptop that entirely changes the way laptops are desgined and used. Come with us as we talk with the inventor, Lukas Hartmann about his journey into Free Software, the MNT's development and what the future holds on this episode of Libre Lounge!
- 38: User Interfaces with Máirín DuffyFri 15 May 2020
In this episode, Chris and Serge talk with User Interface expert Máirín Duffy about her history with Free Software, user interface in modern GNU/Linux systems and what developers can do to make better programs.
- 37: What on Earth will be the title of this epsiode?Sun 03 May 2020
Serge and Chris have an conversation about a variety of topics including gender, real vs virtual life, language and pronouns.
- 36: David Revoy on Pepper & Carrot and Free CultureFri 17 April 2020
Serge and Chris sit down with award winning artist and Free Culture activist David Revoy on his webcomic series Pepper and Carrot, the Sintel film, and how he started his Free Software/Free Culture journey.
- 35: COVID and EARN-IT with Sean O'BrienWed 08 April 2020
CW: This episode has dark themes and may be challenging for those suffering from depression
- 34: The Limits of the AGPLFri 03 April 2020
Serge and Chris briefly discuss space games before a deep dive concern about the Affero General Public License.
- 33: Chris's Return, Covid and Social GamingThu 26 March 2020
Chris returns to Libre Lounge for a casual conversation about their work, gender identity and social gaming during the era of COVID-19.
- Coronovirus AnnouncementTue 17 March 2020
Serge has some personal words about Coronovirus, and how Libre Lounge is responding.
- 32: Companies, Money and Society with Frank KarlitschekFri 28 February 2020
In this episode, Serge sits down with Frank Karlitschek, the founder and president of Nextcloud about why Frank forked his own company, the influence of money in software companies and the necessity of federation in the future of computing.
- 31: Society and Free Software with Molly de BlancSat 25 January 2020
In this episode, Serge sits down with Molly de Blanc, long time Free Software activist and leader, now president of the Open Source Initiative about the intersection of Free Software and society, and where we as a community are moving.
- 30: Fennel with Phil HagelbergThu 19 December 2019
Phil Hagelberg (technomancy) joins Serge for a conversation about Clojure, a new lisp called Fennel, making video games, and making free hardware design keyboards.
- 29: For the love of a TrekkerFri 13 December 2019
On this mini-episode of Libre Lounge, Serge talks about his friend Greg Schnitzer, how the values of Star Trek made an impact on his life, and what we in the User Freedom community can learn from them.
- 28: CyPurr with RoryMFri 27 September 2019
On this episode of Libre Lounge, Chris and Serge are joined by RoryM of the CyPurr Collective, a Brooklyn based digital security group focused on bringing improved computer privacy and security to the masses through workshops that focus on asking questions and listening.
- 27: Cool Tools of Summer '19Fri 20 September 2019
It's been a long summer and it's time for a fun break. Serge and Chris talk about some of their favorite fun tools in this short episode of Libre Lounge!
- 26: Announcing DatashardsFri 16 August 2019
Chris and Serge have an exciting announcement in the form of a new project called Datashards!
- 25: Managing Spam and Hate-Speech on the FediverseFri 02 August 2019
Serge and Chris have been busy working on a plan to keep the Fediverse safe from spam, scammers and hate speech. On this episode of Libre Lounge, they share that plan with the world.
- Episode 24: Hackers and Hackerspaces with Mitch AltmanFri 28 June 2019
What are Hackers? What are Hackerspaces? What makes us feel a sense of purpose and belonging? What are the origins of the term Open Source and Maker, and what do they have to do with one another? Mitch Altman brings clarity on all these topics and more when he joins Chris and Serge for this episode of Libre Lounge!
- Episode 23: Guix with Ludovic CourtèsFri 21 June 2019
On this episode of Libre Lounge we get on Ludovic Courtès to talk about the Guix package manager and distribution, functional package management, reproducibility, and bootstrapping!
- Episode 22: Dungeons & Dragons, Free Culture, and Diversity with Sean HillmanFri 14 June 2019
On this episode, Serge sits down with game creator Sean Hillman and discusses Dungeons and Dragons, the Open Gaming License and how Free Culture encourages diversity.
- Episode 21: Command Line CultureFri 31 May 2019
Chris and Serge take a walk down memory lane of old computers, programming environments and the command line. During this trip, they deconstruct the appeal of the command line, unix culture and ways that the aesthetics of the terminal have held us back.
- Episode 20: ActivityPub Part 3Fri 17 May 2019
In this episode of Libre Lounge, Chris and Serge continue exploring ActivityPub. They use this episode to discuss webfinger, http signatures and some of the parts of the ActivityPub protocol that are less well understood.
- Episode 19: Community Development with Deb NicholsonFri 10 May 2019
Serge sits down with both Chris and Deb Nicholson to discuss building and maintaining a healthy Free Software community.
- Episode 18: The Rise and Fall of Instant MessengersFri 26 April 2019
Chris and Serge wax poetic about instant messengers of the past, their influence on Free Software, on communication and ways that they impacted each of their lives.
- Episode 17: ActivityPub Part 2Fri 19 April 2019
In our ongoing series about ActivityPub, Chris and Serge explore the world of JSON-LD and the ActivityStreams vocabulary.
- Episode 16: Behind the Scenes 2019Fri 12 April 2019
Are you ready for a meta episode? Curious about how Libre Lounge gets made? This show is for you as Serge and Chris talk about their goals for Libre Lounge and the process for making a show in 2019.
- Episode 15: At Libre Planet with Sean O'BrienFri 05 April 2019
We're still at Libre Planet 2019 and we're talking to Sean O'Brien from the Yale Privacy Lab and Purism about personal security, phones, and how stores use sounds you can't hear to spy on you.
- Episode 14: Secure Scuttlebutt with Joey HessFri 29 March 2019
Libre Lounge comes to you with an interview from Libre Planet with Joey Hess discussing the Secure Scuttbutt project, a secure social network. The interview goes into detail about the protocol, differences between SSB and ActivityPub, and how Secure Scuttlebutt is a bit like Git.
- Episode 13: Object Capabilities with Kate SillsFri 15 March 2019
The Libre Lounge crew invite Kate Sills from Agoric to help explain and explore Object Capabilities, an alternative to traditional ACL (Access Control List) or authentication based mechanisms.
- Episode 12: ActivityPub Part 1Fri 08 March 2019
Join us for the first in an ongoing series on ActivityPub Chris and Serge dive into ActivityPub, explaining how the social networking protocol works, how it handles different audiences, understanding the Subject-Verb-Object model of communication, as well as how following and followers work.
- Episode 11: What is Federation? Reviewpub.Fri 22 February 2019
Serge and Chris talk about the concept of Federation, how ActivityPub fits in and Serge introduces a new project called ReviewPub to create a simple ActivityPub implementation that listeners can follow along with.
- Episode 10: FOSDEM, CopyleftConf and SpritelyTue 12 February 2019
Chris and Serge are back from FOSDEM and CopyleftConf. Chris has a grant to work on an exciting new ActivityPub application and the dynamic duo talk about recursive compilation and Lisp without parentheis.
- Episode 9: Funding Free Software Development (pt2)Fri 25 January 2019
Chris and Serge continue their discussion from last time about Free Software funding models.
- Episode 8: Funding Free Software Development (pt1)Fri 18 January 2019
In this first part of a two parter, Serge and Chris talk about funding models for Free Software development.
- Episode 7: Free, Remix and Youtube CultureTue 15 January 2019
In this episode of Libre Lounge, Serge and Chris talk about the Free Culture movement and contrast it with other forms of Free Culture online, including the Remix movement and "Youtube culture".
- Episode 6: Free Software Video Games!Fri 04 January 2019
In this first of the year episode, Chris and Serge take a break from heady topics and talk about a few of their favorite Free Software video games.
- Episode 5: Karen Sandler and Software Freedom ConservancyFri 28 December 2018
In their first interview, Chris and Serge interview Karen Sandler, Executive Director of Software Freedom Conservancy, Founder of Outreachy, and co-host of the Free as in Freedom podcast.
- Episode 4: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Free SoftwareFri 14 December 2018
In this episode of Libre Lounge, Chris sits down with Serge to talk about the Universal Declaration of Human rights and discuss how they relate to Free Software.
- Episode 3: Hacker Culture, Past, Belonging and InclusionSat 08 December 2018
In this episode of Libre Lounge, Serge and Chris go back to the roots of hacker culture starting in the 1950s and 1960s and connecting that with the hacker culture of today, its challenges and how it needs to evolve moving forward.
- Episode 2: Thanksgiving, NPM and Malware in Free SoftwareFri 30 November 2018
In their second episode, Serge and Chris return from Thanksgiving thinking about malware in Free Software, specifically the NPM bitcoin attack found in event-streamer
- Episode 1: Corporate control, org-mode, mobile phones and PDAsTue 20 November 2018
In their premiere episode, Chris and Serge jump into a variety of topics: Corporate control of Free Software, Time management systems, Free Software mobile devices and PDAs that ran GNU/Linux.