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

Chris is concerned about Amazon One, Ned is amazed by Accenture’s size, and we all celebrate one year of Chaos Lever’s existence.

Soft Shell Nachos: Cybersecurity Starts in the Home [CL50]

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 21, 2023

Ned brings cybersecurity home with a sac fly, Chris is wound up about the Tik Toks, and we’re all excited about a Rolls Royce Phantom on the MOON.

Red-Teaming Barbados: Our National Cybersecurity Strategy [CL49]

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 14, 2023

Chris shares his thoughts on the updated National Cybersecurity Strategy, Ned does NOT pretend to understand SVB, and we all take a moment to remember Google Reader.

Ned analyzes the cloud repatriation brouhaha, Chris updates us on AWS IAM changes, and we all collectively roll our eyes at the Metaverse.

Mega Chad GPT: Taking Umbrage at Ubuntu Snap Strongarm [CL47]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 28, 2023

Chris gives no Snaps to Canonical, Ned reminds you that Comcast is awful, and we both agree that The Life of Brian is just OK.

Larry’s Fun Dip: Exploring SBOMs For Fun And Profit [CL46]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 21, 2023

Ned educates us about an SBOM and the terror of Derrick’s onion dip, Chris feels salty about Tesla’s Self Driving Beta, and we all agree that going back to the office is stupid.

Gourmet Grey Goo [CL45]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 14, 2023

Chris has notes on this whole Artificial Intelligence thing, Ned takes a victory lap on RISC-V, and Advertising Company Google bombs with Bard.

The Hellscape Abides [CL44]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023

Ned takes a chance on RISC-V, Chris is entranced by ice, and Elon convinces a jury he’s not malicious- just a moron.

Shiska Bobby Tables [CL43]

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023

Chris is peeved about PII problems, Ned is excited about Small Modular Reactors, and we both agree Google should be run by Larry Flynt.

A Young Warthog [CL42]

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.