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 8/31/2023 [MTG007]

Posted on Thursday, Aug 31, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Dropbox drops unlimited, Instacart IPO, and Excel loves Python.

Exploring VMware, err, Explore [CL71]

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 29, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Spelunking Into VMware Explore to Discover the Hidden Secrets. It’s AI. Because, of course it is.

Tech News of the Week for 8/24/2023 [MTG006]

Posted on Thursday, Aug 24, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Jetporch is the new Ansible, GCP sets egress free, and Generative AI is your drunk uncle.

Software Licensing is BS...L [CL70]

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 22, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ethan Banks joins Ned and Chris to discuss HashiCorp’s BSL change.

Tech News of the Week for 8/17/2023 [MTG005]

Posted on Thursday, Aug 17, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

HashiCorp goes BSL, Intel SGX is feeling vulnerable, and Microsoft Teams loves Windows For Workgroups.

Soapbox Engineering? [CL69]

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 15, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Chris helps to illuminate what the heck a Platform Engineer even is.

Tech News of the Week for 8/10/2023 [MTG004]

Posted on Thursday, Aug 10, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

DevOps goes local (to us), SEC demands faster disclosure on breaches, and Zoom stumbles into an AI brouhaha.

Honesty Is The Worst Policy [CL68]

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 8, 2023 | Series: Chaos Lever

Ned walks us through Microsoft’s lost MSA Key and the ensuing disaster.

Tech News of the Week for 8/3/2023 [MTG003]

Posted on Thursday, Aug 3, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

AI is coming for your job, AWS is charging for IPv4, and FCC updates their broadband standards… to 2013.