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.

Tech News of the Week for 12/12/2023 [MTG021]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 12, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Quantum modular news from IBM, Amazon Q is pretty bad at everything, and 23andMe lost your grandfather (he’s at TCBY).

An OpenAI Question [CL84]

Posted on Thursday, Dec 7, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned dives into the latest OpenAI drama and boy is there a lot of generative tea to spill.

Tech News of the Week for 12/5/2023 [MTG020]

Posted on Tuesday, Dec 5, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

AI failure is everywhere with Sports Illustrated dropping the non-existent ball to imaginary women speakers at major tech conferences to robotaxis dragging pedestrians in their wake. Oh, and Advertising Company Google may have disappeared your Google Drive files.

Tech News of the Week for 11/23/2023 [MTG019]

Posted on Thursday, Nov 23, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Microsoft turns on the Nitro Boost for Azure, Nvidia makes an even more expensiver GPU, and Nothing supports iMessage, sorta.

Security Field Day with Forward Networks [CL83]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 21, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Chris attended Security Field Day 10 remotely and was pretty impressed with Forward Networks and their digital twin tech.

Tech News of the Week for 11/16/2023 [MTG018]

Posted on Thursday, Nov 16, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

GitHub Copilot is the future of programming, Humane is less human than human, and RISC-V is poised to compete in the datacenter.

KubeCon Conversations [CL82]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 14, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned went to KubeCon 2023 and aside from falling into the Chicago River, he also had some interesting conversations.

Tech News of the Week for 11/09/2023 [MTG017]

Posted on Thursday, Nov 9, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

SBF is officially guilty, WeWork is almost officially bankrupt, and Nuclear Fusion is coming tomorrow! (Give or take 15 years.)

Hold My Asahi: Linux on the Mac [CL81]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 7, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Chris thinks Apple’s hardware is peachy-keen, and would be even better if it ran Linux natively. Enter the Asahi project.