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ITR is a conversational podcast about IT beyond the Marketing / Sales pitch. Topics will be primarily, but not limited to, tech found within businesses. We will be sharing conversations with IT Pros and other guests. For the younger audience, let the conversations within be a pro tip. For those with equal or more time in the pro seat, you are invited to contribute. Reach out via email (Podcast@ITReality.US) or on Twitter(@ITRealityUS).

ITR - IT Reality Vince Wood

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    • 4.7 • 6 Ratings

ITR is a conversational podcast about IT beyond the Marketing / Sales pitch. Topics will be primarily, but not limited to, tech found within businesses. We will be sharing conversations with IT Pros and other guests. For the younger audience, let the conversations within be a pro tip. For those with equal or more time in the pro seat, you are invited to contribute. Reach out via email (Podcast@ITReality.US) or on Twitter(@ITRealityUS).

    Content Creation in 2022 with DataCenterDude

    Content Creation in 2022 with DataCenterDude

    This week, Vince, Richard, and Nathan discuss the content creation game with Nick Howell. This discussion focuses on the some of the why/how and thought process. Very little is discussed with regards to specific hardware.

    Chat with the ITR Crew in Slack

    Machine Learning with Frank Denneman

    Machine Learning with Frank Denneman

    A short while back Frank Denneman joined us to discuss Machine Learning and some interesting ways it is being used that you may or may not be aware of.

    Note: we are aware of an unfortunate echo in portions of the audio and have corrected the problem for future episodes

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    NIKE Shoe app
    TARGET advertising story
    Pastry AI
    ML Ops



    ITR Slack
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    • 1 hr 26 min
    Across the Wires, Beyond the Console...

    Across the Wires, Beyond the Console...

    This week we welcome Drew Como to the podcast to discuss IT behind the scenes of video Games in addition to his IT journey.

    Note: we are aware of the echo in this episode. Not much we are able to do about it...

    Topics discussed:


    Drew's Career path
    Networking and Server hardware
    Example Games: Roblox, Frontlines, Call of Duty, and some 8-16 bit titles
    Google Stadia and other game streaming platforms

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Kaos Studios
    Killed by Google

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Certifications with DevOps Rob

    Certifications with DevOps Rob

    Topics discussed:


    Rob’s IT Journey
    Certification experience of Hosts & guest
    4 categories of Certification candidates
    The Value of certifications
    The right way, vs production…
    Continuous education and its role in the IT industry
    Tech training induced scars

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    (DevOps Rob YouTube - Why you don’t need tech certs in 2021)[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibeMKFv2j0Q]
    (Brownfield vs Greenfield)[https://www.moogsoft.com/blog/aiops/brownfield-greenfield-ops/]
    (Join ITR in Slack!)[https://join.slack.com/t/itreality/shared_invite/zt-ddxum4uf-qTOWqtfFcipo4c_M1Q15pA]

    • 57 min
    AR/VR with Alan Renouf

    AR/VR with Alan Renouf

    This week, Nathan, Richard, and Vince chatted with Alan Renouf on the topic of AR/VR. (the tech and its use)

    Topics discussed:


    Alan’s Path to VMware
    vCommunity / It All Starts with VMUG
    Programming languages
    Speaking at VMware
    How to get started with AR/VR
    Messing with your friends in AR/VR
    Enterprise use cases
    VR at home, or at least Alan’s home
    Hololens another VR/AR gear
    Barriers to Entry
    And Much more...

    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Renouf Fire Relief fund
    Alan Mindmaps rebuilding his house
    Alan’s Blog
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Apple released new Macs... and we have opinions...

    Apple released new Macs... and we have opinions...

    Nathan, Richard, & Vince chat about their grief with the M1 Mac announcment in October 2021.

    You're going to have to just listen to this one... Enjoy!

    • 1 hr 26 min

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6 Ratings

6 Ratings

TheSafetyDance ,

Entertaining, useful and well presented

Really been enjoying this show from H Town Vinny. I work in IT sales, and it’s been enlightening to listen to the perspectives of people who interact with this technology every day. Give it a shot!

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