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

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Tech News of the Week for 9/28/2023

Posted on Thursday, Sep 28, 2023 | Series: Moar Tech Garbage

Microsoft loses 38TB on Azure, Sony is hacked (again), and NFTs continue to be worth less and worthless.

Manifest Developer [13]

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 14, 2022

Ned helps you to manifest your inner developer. Chris argues with himself over USB-C. And Gartner once again states the glaringly obvious.

Internet Explorer Nostalgia [12]

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 7, 2022

Hey Google, find me browsers that respect people’s privacy. Zero results found? Ouch. Also, Seth Green is being a weenie about NFTs. And layoffs serve as a friendly reminder that companies are not your friend.

More Like VMwhere? [11]

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2022

We take a moment to reflect on VMware’s past, present, and future given the Broadcom acquisition. Ned is furious about Chris’ distaste for cake. And we all agree WSL on Windows Server is silly.

Wenceslas Denied [10]

Posted on Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Security is a philosophy with a practical application, unlike anything Hegel ever wrote. Ned is dismissive of golf. And we all get a good laugh at Elon’s expense.

Strawberry, No Icing [9]

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Google wants to HELP whether you want it or not, Chris has a sad about the iPod’d demise, Ned reminisces about a high school sweetheart, and Stablecoins seem anything but.

Supercloud Is Banish-ed [8]

Posted on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Ned finally dissects the hyperscaler’s earnings and the entrails are promising, Chris fumes about Facebook (#NeverMeta), and someone (not saying who) got an italian hoagie that was WAY too big.

Poised for Data Dominance [7]

Posted on Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Chris puts on a Brave face about Google’s AMP project, Ned adopts a basset hound and names it Istio, and we all get progressively more confused about VMware and SD cards.

There Is No Multicloud [6]

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 26, 2022

Ned insists that both spoons and multicloud do not exist, Chris introduces us to the ThunderBert cable standard, and we literally lament the figurative use of literally.

Dog Is My Copilot [5]

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 19, 2022

Chris adorns aviator goggles for a flight with Copilot, Ned continues to be correct about Ampere, and we begrudgingly address the Musk situation.