Episode 375

Ask Noah Show 365 | Ajit Pai


February 6th, 2024

51 mins 47 secs

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About this Episode

Ajit Pai, the former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission joins Noah and Steve to discuss regulation at the federal level and how we best frame our laws to promote innovation and the freedom of the internet.

-- During The Show --

00:58 Noah Helps Son's Friend

  • Buys bits at a time
  • Went Linux vs $200 Windows
  • Walked him through all the steps
  • Made a recovery script

03:20 Glenn From The Geek Lab

  • Switched away from Mail in a Box
  • Went to Mailcow
  • Your experience with blacklists?

04:48 Penguin From The Geek Lab

  • Bunny CDN?
  • Open Source going strong
  • Open source friendly options
  • Why you may need a CDN

06:27 Mobile Operating Systems

  • Many devices still need android drivers
  • Sailfish OS
  • Incremental improvements still being made

07:50 Inventree

  • Inventree
  • Divides purchasing and selling
  • Manage Suppliers
  • BOM Management

08:58 News Wire

10:50 Ajit Pai Interview

  • What was your big picture of the FCC when you were appointed?
  • Why advocate for less regulations and what were the results?
  • Where does the line fall between FCC and elected officials?
  • Does regulation stifle innovation?
  • What are you views on net neutrality?
  • Where is the line between giving authority to state and local government vs the FCC?
  • Internet/last mile providers and internet backbone
  • ICS in prisons
  • Is there any reason why internet couldn't facilitate low cost communications in prisons?
  • Can you see a time where the federal government puts in internet infrastructure?
  • AI and robo calls and texts
  • What can you speculate about the FCC and frameworks for licensing space stations engaged in in-space servicing, assembly, and manufacturing (ISAM)
  • Where do you see the future of ham radio?
  • FCC.gov
  • NY Times
  • Ars Technica

Events coming up

  • Texas Linux Fest
  • Linux Fest North West
  • Scale
  • SELF

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