THE RSNAKE SHOW
CONVERSATIONS WITH PEOPLE IN THE KNOW
The RSnake Show dives deep into the very difficult subjects by focusing on experts who have a passion for their professions and engaging in more meaningful conversations. The audience gets a front-row seat to listen in to the kinds of conversations normally reserved for behind closed doors with the people who are actually working on these meaningful issues:
Social issues, the second amendment, freedom of speech, government policy, etc.
Technology, astrophysics, computer security, artificial intelligence, etc.
Societal issues like human trafficking, drug abuse, homelessness, etc.
S02E10 - WILLIAM HURLEY (WHURLEY)
August 11, 2022
Whurley and RSnake talk about the perils of enterprenuership, how Whurley
thinks about venture capital and fundrasing, startup mindset, startup
misconceptions, startup mentorships and the recent valuation crash.
S02E09 - JOHN ROBISON
August 4, 2022
John Robison and RSnake discuss how John grew up gay in Texas, the intolerance towards right wing views in Hollywood, how John reconciles being right wing with being gay, some of the shady characters that got caught up in the #metoo movement and how being gay has changed in John's lifetime.
S02E08 - MATT MACKOWIAK
July 26, 2022
RSnake and Matt Mackowiak talked about Austin's Prop B and Save Austin Now, how homelessness impacts crime, business, pollution, and property value. They discuss the issues that police face when dealing with the homeless.
S02E07 - RUSS BODNYK
July 18, 2022
Russ Bodnyk and RSnake dove into how Russ sees AI, machine learning and artificial general intelligence. They also talk about the ethics and dangers of an AI that passes the Turing test, even if it isn't actually intelligent.
S02E06 - KINNAN GOLEMON
July 10, 2022
RSnake and Kinnan Golemon discuss Kinnan's background in lobbying for oil and gas, fracking, renewable energy sources, a move to electrical vehicles, nuclear power, and OPEC's role. They also discuss the changing political landscape in Texas, the US and the larger geopolitical landscape around energy writ large.
S02E05 - JEREMIAH GROSSMAN
July 8, 2022
RSnake and Jeremiah Grossman discuss the state of Information Security, how the industry seems to be allergic to change, how Jeremiah innovates in such a complex ecosystem, and where he sees things moving for security in the future.
S02E04 - KELSEY KOSMALA
June 26, 2022
RSnake and Kelsey Kosmala of the Tantra Institute dive into a discussion around trauma, domestic abuse including sexual abuse, financial abuse and other variants of malicious control. They also talk about generational trauma and how it might even effect the minds of world leaders. They round out the discussion talking about yoga and tantra, and how these things are all interconnected.
S02E03 - KARIM HIJAZI
June 5, 2022
RSnake and Karim dive into his background in industrial espionage, explored the world of malware, and landed on a lot of the biggest issues with keeping people and companies safe online. If you're not familiar with this world, it may feel a bit alien but this is a great example of the kinds of conversation RSnake has wanted to make public since the podcast's inception.
S02E02 - JOSH CASTELL
May 30, 2022
RSnake sat down with Josh Castell, an entrepreneur and philanthropist who is deeply concerned with a number of social issues that we explore. They discuss the current state of the advertising industry, and then delve into the timely topic of gun control in the wake of the Ulvalde school shooting. Finally they round out our conversation with a discussion about human trafficking.
S02E01 - PENN PARRISH AND DETECTIVE JOE SCARAMUCCI
May 21, 2022
RSnake gives a sobering look into the world of child sexual abuse, human trafficking, sexual slavery, vigilantes, how the law is failing victims, how big tech plays a role and more.
S01E10 - MORGAN WARSTLER
April 20, 2022
RSnake takes on some meaty topics such as anarcho-capitalism, UBI, Keynesian vs Austrian economics, and the future of social media with Morgan Warstler.
S01E09 - MOD TECH LABS
April 6, 2022
RSnake discusses augmented reality and virtual reality with Alex and Tim Porter of Mod Tech Labs. The conversation includes technical issues with XR including user level issues such as superrealism. We also discussed some of more positive and encouraging use cases for AR/VR.
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ABOUT THE RSNAKE SHOW
YOUR HOST: RSNAKE
Robert "RSnake" Hansen is a 28-year veteran of the computer security world. Robert's focus has been on breaking the Internet before hackers can to de-risk it. He started a podcast to make sure that the people he knew were known to the public writ-large. Important conversations shouldn't be done in the dark. RSnake gives an insider's look into how the world really works.
THE RSNAKE SHOW
The RSnake Show is a window into an otherwise unseen world. The kinds of conversations that RSnake has is not the average conversation, because he tends to focus his time on larger social, technical and geopolitical issues. The audience gets an unprecedented view into the way that The RSnake Show guests are changing and shaping our world.