Packets and Bolts is the podcast about technology, life, philosophy, and everything in between. Your hosts, Muskrat and Mongoose, are network engineers and architects with a combined experience of over 30 years in the industry.


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Interview with Gary T. McDonald

28th episode of Packets and Bolts: The podcast about technology, life, philosophy, and everything in between.

Tonight we talk to Gary T. McDonald, author of the book The Gospel of Thomas (The Younger): Gospel as Novel, Novel as Gospel.

Interview begins at: 1:11:05

Gary T. McDonald is a fifth generation Texan who now lives in California. While studying at Southern Methodist University, his first play won the John Rosenfield Playwriting Contest which provided a scholarship for his graduate work there. His first film, OM-E, OM-I, was a finalist for the Student Film Oscar Nomination. On the basis of his work, he was selected to participate in a special summer-long intensive Method acting training program conducted by film director and star Dennis Hopper at his ranch in New Mexico.

After graduating, he worked in television news for five years, then directed and produced award-winning documentary programs for PBS in association with the Criminal Justice Institute in Huntsville, Texas.

Website:

Gary T. McDonald

Grab a drink and let's dive into the Gnostic Gospels...

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Conspiracies and Chaos

27th episode of Packets and Bolts: The podcast about technology, life, philosophy, and everything in between.

Tonight we chat with Sparrow and Ken Knight regarding conspiracies and reality. What are conspiracies, who believes them, and is reality even objective?

Grab a stiff drink and get ready to dive into the depths of chaos...

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FirePower!

26th episode of Packets and Bolts: The podcast about technology, life, philosophy, and everything in between.

Tonight we chat with Mick Dizzle to discuss the Cisco FirePower firewall platform. We spent so muck time time dissing it we wanted to get someone that could hopefully breath some hope into this product...

Can it be saved? Is 7.0 the rebirth of the platform?

Pull up a chair, grab a drink, and let's find out.

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SD-WAN!!!

25th episode of Packets and Bolts: The podcast about technology, life, philosophy, and everything in between.

Tonight we discuss Software Defined Wide-Area-Networking (SD-WAN).

Does your WAN seem tired, worn out, dull? Then SD-WAN might be for you. Love to sink a lot of cash into buzz words? Then SD-WAN is right up your alley...

Set your network monitoring to auto pilot and grab a drink. Let's talk about WANs....

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Julian The Martyr

24th episode of Packets and Bolts: The podcast about technology, life, philosophy, and everything in between.

Tonight we talk with Kevin Gosztola about Julian Assange (Interview begins at 1:25:40):

Kevin Gosztola is an American journalist, author, and documentary filmmaker known for work on whistleblowers, WikiLeaks, national security, secrecy, civil liberties, and digital freedom. Writing The Dissenter beat for the blog Firedoglake (FDL), he covered the court-martial of Chelsea Manning and substantially covered the case of John Kiriakou.

Kevin Gosztola is managing editor of Shadowproof. He also produces and co-hosts the weekly podcast, "Unauthorized Disclosure.

https://shadowproof.com

We also will give Mongoose's six Totally Certain Predictions for the Next four Years...

Listener emails and a drink are still on the agenda as we kickoff the third season of Packets and Bolts...

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