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Michael W Lucas, 2015 April
I’ve been interviewed several times and spoken at quite a few conferences. Several are still available on-line. I have a YouTube playlist.

2018 April 10: Improvised talk about the ed book at

2018 April 10: Today’s ZFS at

2017 June 9: The OpenBSD Web Stack at BSDCan.

2017 June 7: BSDNow interview, on Relayd and Httpd Mastery.

2016 November 11: PAM is Un-American at Introducing Pluggable Authentication Modules. Based on my book PAM Mastery.

2016 October 10: Introducing ZFS at Ohio LinuxFest. (I almost break someone’s arm in this talk. Good times, good times.)

2016 March 30: BSDNow interview on FreeBSD Mastery: Specialty Filesystems.

2015 Nov 11: SSH, at I would like to commend for being one of the few places where the vast majority of the audience has stopped using passwords.

2015 May 12: Tarsnap: Online Backup for the Truly Paranoid at (The folks like me, and they take good videos.)

2014 December 17: BSDNow interview ow FreeBSD Mastery: Storage Essentials

2014 December 9: Sudo: You’re Doing It Wrong at

2014 February 8: BSD Breaking Barriers at NYCBSDCon 2014. Not my best performance, but I did it, so it’s on the list. (I thought I had a shortage of sleep, too much caffeine, and extra adrenaline. I actually had tonsillitis. I am absolutely certain that I offended more than one person that day, thanks to my fever. If that was you, my sincere apologies. [How can I not notice a fever? Crowds make me sweat and shake anyway.])

2013 November 13: Talking OpenBSD at ( are a bunch of nice people, by the way.)

2013 November 8: BSDNow, on sudo, tech books, and so on.

2013 August 11: Live presentation on DNSSEC at the Metro Detroit Linux Users Group. My presentation starts about 21 minutes in.

2013 July 11: BSDTalk 228, on DNSSEC and OpenBSD.

2012 July 30: BSDTalk 218, on SSH Mastery and the new edition of Absolute OpenBSD.

2011 May 24: BSD Needs Books, from NYCBSDCon 2010.

2010 December 6: AT&T Tech Channel, on Network Flow Analysis.

2010 August 11: Netflow part 1 and part 2.

2008 June 13: BSDTalk 153, on Absolute FreeBSD.

There are older interviews, but I never kept track of them. If you know of other interviews, let me know and I’ll link them here.