Python, Swift, Minecraft & Switch with Mike Lynn

Published: 2020-05-05

Mike Lynn joins Mat, Shania & JD on the podcast to discuss scripting in python and swift, setting up Minecraft servers, and the Nintendo Switch.

Java Minecraft Server

Swift Playgrounds for macOS

Graphic Recording with Ashton Rodenhiser

Published: 2020-04-28

Ashton Rodenhiser of Mind’s Eye Creative Consulting joins Mat X and JD to talk Graphic Recording, Visual Thinking, and Graphic Facilitation.

Visual Thinking workshop at MDOYVR 2020

Graphic recording MDOYVR 2019


A Chat with Harry Seeber

Published: 2020-04-23

On this episode, Mat and JD chat with Harry Seeber, a Client Platform Engineer from Gusto.

Terminal Shortcuts (that also work in most cocoa/swift apps)

CPE Open Source

A Conversation with Tim Sutton

Published: 2020-04-21

Tim Sutton joins Mat, Shania, and JD to talk about giving back to the community, getting involved in projects, and watching them grow into a life of their own.



Relocatable Python

WWDC 2019 – Advances in macOS Security


A Chat with Alex Narvey

Published: 2020-04-16

This week, Alex Narvey, from Precursor joins Mat and JD to talk about Munki, and Munki report.

Munki self service

18 year no pants streak

Mac mini DevOps

Redundant Array of Independent Servers

Getting Started with Munki

Tom Bridge – Munki in a Box & Munki in a Cloud

MunkiReport PHP


Please note that we recorded this episode prior to the decision to take MDOYVR on-line for 2020.

Hack-A-Thon-Ing with Joel Rennich

Published: 2020-04-13

Joel Rennich joins Mat, Shania & JD to talk Linda Tripp, being an AP reporter, and how that brings us to virtual Hack-a-thon-ing at MacDevOps.

MDS – Mac Deploy Stick

Signing Manager


SD Notary


MacAdmins SlackStats Page

Security with Thomas Reed in the WFH Age

Published: 2020-04-07

This week Mat and JD chat with Thomas Reed of Malwarebytes about conferencing app security, malware, and generally making your Mac more secure. With the Zoom zero-day exploit, and other nefarious tools and social engineering happening with users working from home (WFH), how do we protect these users and their computers?

Malwarebytes for Mac


Little Snitch

Objective-See Security Tools (Lulu, KnockKnock, BlockBlock & more)

The Eclectic Light Company


A Chat with Bruce Robinson

Published: 2020-03-31

Bruce Robinson from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center joins Mat X, Shania and JD on this weeks podcast. We discuss being inspired by others in the community and how we can give back. Thanks Bruce!

Fred Hutch Cancer Research Center

PNW (Pacific Northwest AKA Cascadia)

Imposter Syndrome





MacDevOps YVR



Scrum (software development)




Working from Home with Lisa Davies and Kevin Friel

Published: 2020-03-24

Backdoors & Breaches, an Incident Response Card Game, from Black Hills Information Security and Active Countermeasures. Backdoors & Breaches contains 52 unique cards to help you conduct incident response tabletop exercises and learn attack tactics, tools, and methods.

Lisa made the move to Security Engineering, after many years working in Systems Engineering.

Kevin has over 10 years experience supporting and managing Macs, he’s currently an IT Engineer.

Introducing Your Conspirators

Published: 2020-03-17

Mat, Chris, Shania and JD join us as we learn more about the conspirators who put on the MacDevOps conference.