Office Hours

Let's build the future of podcasting together.

About the show

A podcast for the community of Jupiter Broadcasting, the Open Source media powerhouse of the Internet. Get the inside scope on our projects, the future of independent media, and decentralized community.

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  • 30: Zuck Dub Time Machine

    May 26th, 2023  |  1 hr 2 mins
    ad platforms, advertising, ai versions, ai-assisted editing, ai-generated audio translations, ai-only personalities, android, approval, boosts, castamatic, chrislas, count, dave jones, deepfakes, fountain, future, hosts ad reads, human-verified hosts, joe rogan, jupiter broadcasting, levi 2.0, linode, listeners, meta-network, monetize podcast castamatic, narrative machine, oak, office hours, pay what you want, personal data, podcast, podcast clones, podverse, remote, remote innovation, sign-in account, splits, spotify, unlimited monitor space, value 4 value, video content creation, virtual studio, zuck time machine

    We travel 10 years into the future and report back on how podcasts and Jupiter Broadcasting are doing after all those years.

  • 29: Let's Play Doctor

    May 12th, 2023  |  1 hr 8 mins
    beer is tasty, bsd now, castablasta, choose linux, chrislas, computer action show, culture, fauxshow, friday, gaming, howto linux, in depth look, jb independence, joint failures, jupiter broadcasting, [email protected], legend of the stoned owl, linux, linux action show, merger, mmorgue, office hours, plan b, rover log, scibyte, science, stoked, tech, tech talk today, techsnap, torked, user error, women’s tech radio, work life rv

    We look back at some classic JB shows and chat about why they ended.

  • 28: Everyone Had a Podcast

    April 28th, 2023  |  37 mins 51 secs
    2023, ad sales, alby wallets, boost cli tutorial, boost-back, chrislas, el salvador, hobby pods, hybrid, jupiter broadcasting, low-flying military jet, new podcast creation, office hours, pc20 spec, peertube seeding, podcast winter, podcasting 2.0, podverse, puget sound, saturation of the market, sponsor-funded, sponsorships, top gun, value 4 value, whidbey island

    Have you noticed there is a podcast for everything? That's all about to change. Our thoughts on why the podcast market is going bust this year.

  • 27: It's About to Get Real

    April 14th, 2023  |  46 mins 25 secs
    ai generated podcasts, alby wallets for web developers, america+, boosties, chrislas, cole mccormick, digital well being, hacker news recap, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter broadcasting and v4v next steps, office hours, robob review, satslinge, seedpeer logo idea, the boosties, value for value webinar, wondercraft ai

    A change is in the air.

  • 26: Berlin Hangover

    March 31st, 2023  |  59 mins 6 secs
    android developer, cgbassplayer, chrislas, episode pages, foss projects, full page screenshots, group chat, jb berlin meetup, jupiter broadcasting, local devs, microsoft playwright-pytest, nextcloud hackathon, office hours, onboarding, podverse, ryan, tags, tests, value for value, website update

    Brent shares some rip-roaring tales from Berlin, and we introduce the new contributor who can publish to production.

  • 25: Dipstick Consoeur

    March 17th, 2023  |  1 hr 2 mins
    android developer, boosts, car repair, chrislas, firefox, gti, headless seeding, jb garage, jupiter broadcasting, learning, linode, office hours, overfilling oil, p0302 code, peertube seeder, podcast sponsors, podcasting, podverse, python, sats, selenium, value for value, webtorrent

    Disaster strikes the studio, and Chris jumps into action while Brent battles the packet wars of 1996.

  • 24: 🦒

    March 3rd, 2023  |  1 hr 5 secs
    boosters, boosts, brake change, chrislas, income, jb sprint, jupiter broadcasting, memberships, monero, mount vernon taproom, office hours, oil change, otter, pinepower, podcasting news, podcasts, sponsors, v2v, website update, 🦒

    The crew takes on a new challenge this week. How hard could it be? Very. Plus, the major open source issue we've zeroed in on.

  • 23: Bleeding the Feed

    February 17th, 2023  |  59 mins 3 secs
    100w power delivery, alby, andreas antonopolous, chrislas, firehose: on., jupiter broadcasting, leo laporte, member feeds, mere mortals podcast, monero, office hours, openai, patreon, peertube, pine dock, pine64, pinecil, pinepower, podcasting 2.0, podcasts, podping, power adaptors, thunderbolt 4 usb-c hub, usb-c charger, usb-c dock, usb-c hub, v4v, v4v streaming, vosk, whisper

    We throw Office Hours into the middle of our biggest beta test yet!

  • 22: Running with Flaming Chainsaws

    February 3rd, 2023  |  1 hr 9 mins
    blubrry support, chrislas, jupiter broadcasting, new partnership between alby and blubrry, new test feed, office hours, patreon mismanagement, podcast index, podcasting 2.0, podverse, sovereign feeds, transcriptions, webvtt, whisper

    We blow the lid off a secret project and get LIT.

  • 21: Boiling the Frog

    January 20th, 2023  |  1 hr 3 mins
    aggregator sites, alby, ars technica, blubrry, chrislas, contributor sites, editorial practices, foss, hardware, jupiter broadcasting, legislation, mitch downey, native ad, office hours, onboarding guide, peertube, podcast addict beta, podcast advertising rates, podcast market correction, podcast namespace, podcasting, podcasting 2.0, podverse, reddit, reputable news sources, software, spotify chapters, v4v, value for value, video-first

    If you've noticed something a little off about your favorite podcasts, we might know why.

  • 20: Breaking Brent

    January 6th, 2023  |  1 hr 53 secs
    archive, automatic ad skipping, chrislas, elrey, geocaching, hugo, jupiter broadcasting, office hours, podcast rss feeds, podcasting 2.0, sovereign feeds, stefan, webset

    We're kicking off some new projects, catching up with old friends, and react to a new podcast app that automatically skips ads.

  • 19: What We're Building Next

    December 23rd, 2022  |  1 hr 1 min
    adhd, chatgpt, chrislas, giraffeneos, grapheneos, hugo, jupiter broadcasting, office hours, pixel 7, tuxies, 🦒

    We have some big plans for 2023, and we share the next steps to fully host our podcast infrastructure.

  • 18: AI Action Show

    December 9th, 2022  |  1 hr 7 mins
    activitypub, ai limerick, ai stump speach, ama, artificial intelligence, bitcoin atm, boostcli, channels, chatgpt, chrislas, coffee, fountain, hive, jupiter backend, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter signal, lightningnetwork+, nextcloud on ios, office hours, opencollective, podping, sam altman, stable diffusion, swaps index, tailscale, tuxies

    We challenged ChatGPT to create a Linux news podcast outline and then put it to the test.

  • 17: And What Do You Do?

    November 25th, 2022  |  1 hr 16 mins
    18.04, boost feedback, firefox, holiday, jupiter broadcasting, office hours, podcast listners in the us, projects, travel, tuxies, x11

    The worst part about being a Podcaster; our pitch to eliminate nearly all holidays and some hard questions.

  • 16: Sats Over Snake Oil

    November 11th, 2022  |  1 hr 14 mins
    altcoins, chrislas, coffee in that nebula, crypto crash,, jupiter broadcasting, jupiter-search, lbc, lbry, lighting, mere mortals, office hours, openai, opml, p2p, peertube, podcasting 2.0, podverse, sec, shitcoins, snipd, speech recognition, transcription, whisper

    Why LBRY was never going to win, and how they have just screwed all crypto. And a new feature in the works for our listeners by our listeners.

  • 15: One PR At a Time

    October 28th, 2022  |  1 hr 19 mins
    alex rodriguez, automattic, boostcli, chrislas, community contributions, deploy previews, elrey, gitflow, jupiter broadcasting, office hours, open source website, pavek museum, pocket casts

    We recap a busy night after a studio power outage, then dig into what makes an open-source project worth contributing to. Why do some fail while others grow and prosper?