With a large enough lever, you could move the world. Technology is that lever. Progress is the fulcrum. Where we go is up to us. Chaos Lever is a weekly, tech news podcast dedicated to tracking new and emerging trends in the enterprise IT landscape, and figuring out why they are terrible.

Chris Hayner

Chris Hayner

Ned Bellavance

Ned Bellavance

Latest Episode

A Young Warthog

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 24, 2023

Ned brings us up to speed on OT vs. IT, Chris shows us how an AI can beat a speeding ticket, and layoffs continue to accelerate.

Behemicorny Dreaming [CL41]

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 17, 2023

Chris says No Ma’am to NOTAM, Ned says adieu to iTunes, and we both agree CES was a mess.

Slow Motion Scraping [CL40]

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 10, 2023

Ned has a sad about 3G’s demise, Chris is cool for once, and we both are appalled by the state of InfoSec.

Celestial Fire on the Royal Edifice [CL39]

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023

Ned predicts the ousting of Elon twice, Chris predict more password-less nirvana, and a special guest predicts imminent death and boiled fish.

Six Tanks A Singing [CL38]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 13, 2022

Ned wonders if AWS is still re:Inventing the cloud, Chris is excited about bandwidth in SPACE, and we both are tired of Elon’s ideas.

Tin Foil Birds Aren’t Real [CL37]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022

Chris ponders on the significance of SlackOps, Ned chides Samsung about their leaky keys, and we all breath a sigh of relief that re:Invent is over.

Bram Stoker’s Copper Emporium [CL36]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Ned tries to hold his head together talking about FTX, Chris laments Microsoft’s terrible Patch Tuesday, and we are both thankful WSL has three syllables.

Pathetic Meat Bags [CL35]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 22, 2022

Chris is pumped about the Cybersecurity Resilience Act, Ned has some doubts about AI, and the government does something helpful?

Squeezable Deans [CL34]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 15, 2022

Ned introspects on the recent tech layoffs, Chris is amazed at IBM’s Osprey, and we both get a good laugh at Elon’s ineptitude.

Figuratively Baggels [CL33]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 8, 2022

Chris gets down and dirty with CXL, Ned recalls that night in fall 2019, and all SURF the new browser wave.