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

Tracing the Origins Of Tech Terminology

Posted on Thursday, Apr 18, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris explore the curious origins of everyday tech terms, like ‘download’ and ’log in,’ and how they became part of our digital lives.

The Reality of 'Secure by Design' and the Future of Cybersecurity [CL96]

Posted on Thursday, Mar 7, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris discuss the ‘Secure by Design’ initiative, debating its effects on tech innovation and cybersecurity in the fast-paced tech world.

Tech News of the Week for 3/5/2024 [MTG030]

Posted on Tuesday, Mar 5, 2024 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

NIST double security with version 2.0, Fifteen Year Path to Profitability for Nutanix, White House declares war on C and C++, and more!

The Time Someone Actually Broke The Internet [CL95]

Posted on Thursday, Feb 29, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Explore the story of how 11 lines of code disrupted the internet, the battle between open-source ethics and corporate power, and the fragile nature of our digital world.

Tech News of the Week for 2/27/2024 [MTG029]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Google does a good thing, for a change, ChatGPT Gets Weird, Walmart Making Moves to Grow Their Ad Business, and more!

Beyond The Rumors and Into the Future of Cloud Computing [CL94]

Posted on Thursday, Feb 22, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris discuss the supposedly uncertain future of cloud computing, reviewing recent CapEx and strategic shifts by leading providers, and speculating on AI’s impact on the future of technology.

Tech News of the Week for 2/20/2024 [MTG028]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 20, 2024 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

ESXi Free is Dead, Cohesity is acquiring Veritas Data Protection, Forrest Brazeal Announces Kubernetes Resume Challenge, and Nginx is Being Forked Because Russia?!

The Emerging Landscape of Cyber Insurance [CL93]

Posted on Thursday, Feb 15, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Understanding the effects of cyber insurance on the ever-evolving landscape of digital threats.

Tech News of the Week for 2/13/2024 [MTG027]

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 13, 2024 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Weaveworks is calling it quits, USB Sticks decline in quality, Google is doing away with cached pages in Search, and Toothbrushes on the internet?!

A look into Cloud Field Day 19 and SoftIron’s trailblazing path in cloud technology through a fusion of custom hardware and software.