Command Line Heroes podcast https://opensource.com/tags/command-line-heroes-podcast en Minicomputers and The Soul of a New Machine https://opensource.com/article/20/2/minicomputers-and-soul-new-machine <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Minicomputers and The Soul of a New Machine</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The new season of Command Line Heroes begins with a story of increases in memory, company politics, and a forgotten technology at the heart of our computing history.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Sun, 02/16/2020 - 03:00</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The Command Line Heroes podcast is back, and this season it covers the machines that run all the programming languages I covered last season. As the podcast staff puts it:...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/20/2/minicomputers-and-soul-new-machine" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/command-line-heroes-minicomputers-s4-e1.png?itok=MDa-cu9k" width="360" height="202" alt="Command Line Heroes season 4 episode 1 covers the rise of minicomputers" title="Command Line Heroes season 4 episode 1 covers the rise of minicomputers" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Sun, 16 Feb 2020 08:00:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 60926 at https://opensource.com The monumental impact of C https://opensource.com/article/19/10/command-line-heroes-c <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The monumental impact of C</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The season finale of Command Line Heroes offers a lesson in how a small community of open source enthusiasts can change the world.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 10/01/2019 - 03:00</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>C is the original general-purpose programming language. The Season 3 finale of the Command Line Heroes podcast explores C's origin story in a way that showcases the longevity...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/19/10/command-line-heroes-c" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/commnad_line_hereos_ep8_header_opensourcedotcom.png?itok=ZMRabNhK" width="360" height="202" alt="In the finale of Command Line Heroes, we learn about the significant impact of C" title="In the finale of Command Line Heroes, we learn about the significant impact of C" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 01 Oct 2019 07:00:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 56186 at https://opensource.com Talking to machines: Lisp and the origins of AI https://opensource.com/article/19/9/command-line-heroes-lisp <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Talking to machines: Lisp and the origins of AI</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The Command Line Heroes podcast explores the invention of Lisp and the rise of thinking computers powered by open source software.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 09/17/2019 - 03:00</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Artificial intelligence (AI) is all the rage today, and its massive impact on the world is still to come, says the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/19/9/command-line-heroes-lisp" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/command_line_hereoes_ep7_blog-header-292x521.png?itok=MacZbslw" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 17 Sep 2019 07:00:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 55996 at https://opensource.com The birth of the Bash shell https://opensource.com/19/9/command-line-heroes-bash <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The birth of the Bash shell</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>This week&#039;s Command Line Heroes podcast delves into the most widely used and de facto standard scripting language, its early inspirations as part of the Free Software...</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 09/03/2019 - 03:14</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Shell scripting is an essential discipline for anyone in a sysadmin type of role, and the predominant shell in which people write scripts today is Bash. Bash comes as default...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/19/9/command-line-heroes-bash" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/commnad_line_hereoes_ep6_blog-header-292x521.png?itok=D5wTxphp" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 03 Sep 2019 07:14:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 55726 at https://opensource.com The infrastructure is code: A story of COBOL and Go https://opensource.com/article/19/8/command-line-heroes-cobol-golang <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">The infrastructure is code: A story of COBOL and Go</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>COBOL remains the dominant language of mainframes. What can Go learn from its history to dominate the cloud?</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 08/20/2019 - 03:00</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Old challenges are new again. In this week's Command Line Heroes podcast (Season 3, Episode 5), that thought comes with a twist of programming languages and platforms. COBOL...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/19/8/command-line-heroes-cobol-golang" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/commnad_line_hereoes_ep6_blog-header-292x521.png?itok=D5wTxphp" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 20 Aug 2019 07:00:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 55596 at https://opensource.com Is Perl going extinct? https://opensource.com/article/19/8/command-line-heroes-perl <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Is Perl going extinct?</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Command Line Heroes explores the meteoric rise of Perl, its fall from the spotlight, and what&#039;s next in the programming language&#039;s lifecycle.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 08/06/2019 - 03:02</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Is there an endangered species list for programming languages? If there is, Command Line Heroes suggests that Perl is somewhere between vulnerable and critically endangered...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/19/8/command-line-heroes-perl" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/command-line-heroes-520x292.png?itok=YGmhMJOc" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 06 Aug 2019 07:02:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 55316 at https://opensource.com JavaScript's surprising rise from the ashes of the browser wars on Command Line Heroes https://opensource.com/article/19/7/command-line-heroes-javascript <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">JavaScript&#039;s surprising rise from the ashes of the browser wars on Command Line Heroes</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A single Netscape employee wrote JavaScript in 10 days. It&#039;s now the most pervasive programming language in the world. Here&#039;s the unlikely story of how it happened.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 07/23/2019 - 03:01</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The third season of the Command Line Heroes podcast continues its look at the history of the programming languages we depend on every day. Episode 3, released today...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/19/7/command-line-heroes-javascript" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/command-line-heroes-520x292.png?itok=YGmhMJOc" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 23 Jul 2019 07:01:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 55026 at https://opensource.com From BASIC to Ruby: Life lessons from first programming languages on Command Line Heroes https://opensource.com/19/7/command-line-heroes-ruby-basic <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">From BASIC to Ruby: Life lessons from first programming languages on Command Line Heroes</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Find out more about why BASIC is a beloved first language and how the next generation will learn to code.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 07/09/2019 - 03:03</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The second episode of this Command Line Heroes season 3 drops today and it sent me back through a nostalgic look at the idea of first programming languages. Languages affect...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/19/7/command-line-heroes-ruby-basic" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/ep1_blog-header-520x292_lgr.png?itok=BirjlczK" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 09 Jul 2019 07:03:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 54831 at https://opensource.com Explore the past, present, and future of Python on Command Line Heroes https://opensource.com/article/19/6/command-line-heroes-python <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Explore the past, present, and future of Python on Command Line Heroes</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The podcast discusses Python&#039;s past and future in the wake of BDFL Guido Van Rossum stepping down.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/mbbroberg" class="username">Matthew Broberg</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 06/25/2019 - 03:03</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>A new season of the podcast Command Line Heroes launched today. I've grown to enjoy this series for both its deep storytelling and its excellent host, Saron Yitbarek. They...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/19/6/command-line-heroes-python" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/ep1_blog-header-520x292_lgr.png?itok=BirjlczK" width="360" height="202" alt="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" title="Listen to the Command Line Heroes Podcast" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 25 Jun 2019 07:03:00 +0000 Matthew Broberg 54456 at https://opensource.com Why NASA open sourced the Rover https://opensource.com/article/18/12/nasa-jpl-rover-build-your-own <span class="field field--name-title field--type-string field--label-hidden">Why NASA open sourced the Rover</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-field-article-subhead field--type-text-long field--label-hidden field__item"><p>Need a new project? You can build your own.</p> </div> <span class="field field--name-uid field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden"><a title="View user profile." href="/users/jen-wike" class="username">Jen Wike Huger</a></span> <span class="field field--name-created field--type-created field--label-hidden">Tue, 12/18/2018 - 03:03</span> <div class="clearfix text-formatted field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field__item"><p>The host of the Command Line Heroes podcast, Saron Yitbarek, kicks off each episode with a sound-studded description of an event that sets the stage for the topic of the...</p> </div> <div class="field field--name-field-lead-image field--type-entity-reference field--label-hidden field__item"> <a href="/article/18/12/nasa-jpl-rover-build-your-own" hreflang="und"><img src="/sites/default/files/styles/article_teaser/public/lead-images/mars_rover_curiosity_robot_space_nasa.jpg?itok=WMqWEIpQ" width="360" height="202" alt="Artist&#039;s conception of the Curiosity rover vaporizing rock on Mars" title="Artist&#039;s conception of the Curiosity rover vaporizing rock on Mars" loading="lazy" class="image-style-article-teaser" /> </a> </div> Tue, 18 Dec 2018 08:03:00 +0000 Jen Wike Huger 51071 at https://opensource.com