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

The Time Someone Actually Broke The Internet

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.

Unraveling GitHub's Tech Mysteries [CL90]

Posted on Thursday, Jan 25, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris explore the complexities of GitHub, examining version control systems and uncovering potential security risks in GitHub Actions and Workflows.

Tech News of the Week for 1/23/2024 [MTG024]

Posted on Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Rock Band DLC ends, Updates on Class-Action suits involving Apple and Verizon, AI EVERYTHING on display at the 2024 Consumer Electronics Show, and Astrobiotic’s lunar lander unfortunately did not land.

Redefining Virtualization in the VMware Acquisition Era [CL89]

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

Ned and Chris tackle the complexities of VMware’s post-acquisition era, offering insightful strategies for enterprises and SMBs!

Tech News of the Week for 1/16/2024 [MTG023]

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 16, 2024 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

AI versions of people are upsetting the internet, HPE and Cisco are making some interesting acquisitions, and Wifi 7 is here, but will it live up to its theoretical specs?

The Future of Tech in 2024 as Predicted by Ned and Chris [CL88]

Posted on Thursday, Jan 11, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris embark on their annual attempt to predict the biggest tech stories in 2024.

The 2023 Tech Year in Review [CL87]

Posted on Thursday, Jan 4, 2024 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris review their predictions for 2023 and evaluate their abilities to accurately (or not so accurately) predict the future… of tech.

The Not-So-Hostile Takeover of iMessage Technology [CL86]

Posted on Thursday, Dec 21, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned and Chris explore how RCS technology is poised to take down Apple’s stronghold on iMessage.

Tech News of the Week for 12/19/2023 [MTG022]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 19, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Google Fiber offers 20Gbps for $250 a month, Okta security breach is worse than everyone thought, and VMWare is discontinuing perpetual licensing in perpetuity.

The Trouble with Smart TVs [CL85]

Posted on Thursday, Dec 14, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Chris explains how IT security threats in smart TVs loom over us all.