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.

Social Media Megafauna [CL32]

Posted on Tuesday, Nov 1, 2022

Ned introduces us to Mastodon the social network service, Chris dips his toe in the CXL world with Rambus, and we both agree that Musk sucks.

Andre The Peanut [CL31]

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 25, 2022

Chris reminds us why remote work is the best and bosses are the worst, Ned has questions about Windows Subsystem for Android, and we’re both worried about the ISC2.

Inveterate Journalistic Pitbulls [CL30]

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 18, 2022

Ned waxes fondly about HashiConf Global, Chris wanes on Facebook, and we all feel the fires of Microsoft Ignite warm our cockles.

There Are No Blue Balls [CL29]

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 11, 2022

Chris holds himself in superposition about quantum computing, Ned is anxious about Ceph’s fate, and we all wait on bated breathe for Microsoft Ignite.

Behold the Superbook [CL28]

Posted on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022

Ned is pedantic about the term Supercloud, Chris is pedantic about everything, and we both think Halo Rise is a terrible, horrible, no good idea.

Random Adjacent Memories [CL27]

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 27, 2022

Chris rages against the tyranny of MFA, Ned reminds you that Facebook still hates you, and we all feel nostalgic about floppy disks.

Just DID It On Em [CL26]

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 20, 2022

Ned investigates the world of Decentralized Identity, Chris realized he’s the problem with AI art, and we take the time to lament the Queen’s passing in our own special way. By completely ignoring it.

Relighting Our Users [CL25]

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 13, 2022

Chris is incensed by Spam, Ned is burned up about lying ISPs, and everyone sees through Apple’s smoke and mirrors.

Soapy Alt Dave [CL24]

Posted on Tuesday, Sep 6, 2022

Ned and Chris discuss how Best Practices don’t exist, Cloudflare still sucks, and we all agree Chili Dogs also suck, but like in a good way.