Episode 339

Ask Noah Show 339


June 7th, 2023

45 mins 32 secs

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Matt Hicks the CEO of Red Hat joins the Ask Noah Show to discuss his hands on approach in his leadership role!

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00:45 SELF

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04:48 Distro Chooser

  • Container Technology
  • Trading pain points
  • Distro Chooser
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13:32 News Wire

16:10 Reddit API

  • Reddit raises prices on API access
  • Forces 3rd party apps to have subscriptions or die
  • Many services are designed to put you in front of eyeballs
  • Some reddit communities are going dark
  • Some apps are stopping development
  • Step in the direction of being too difficult to use
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  • Network of FOSS and Decentralized tools
  • Open technology allows compatibility with new technology
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26:48 Matt Hicks

  • Red Hat CEO
  • What would young Matt Hicks say?
  • Intuition
  • Bridging
  • Managed Services
  • Motivation behind subscription model
  • Challenges of the new role?
  • "Your Lane"
  • Positioning Red Hat for the new environment
  • Value Prop of Red Hat scaling
  • Role of open source
  • Falling in love with open source
  • How do you plan to leverage your role?
  • Is there an advantage to being a US company?

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