LPX Episode 1: A dual OS smartphone and an upgradeable laptop


Feb 2 2016 • 42 mins

Two people hoping to change the way we use computers.

Nitro Duo: two computers in one tiny case

Shane Lewis wanted a smartphone that could run Android apps... but which could also work as a full-fledged Windows desktop computer when attached to a docking station. And since there was nobody selling a phone that met that description, he decided to build his own.

EOMA68 Libre Laptop: a vision for an upgradeable future

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton has a vision for a future where computers are easy to upgrade. Buy a laptop, tablet, or desktop today and if you want a faster processor, more memory, or other improvements in a few years all you need to do is pop out a card and insert a $50 replacement.

Program notes

Here's a run-down of the first episode of LPX:

  • 0:00 - 1:17 Introduction
  • 1:17 - 22:07 Shane Lewis interview
  • 22:24 - 41:46 Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton interview

If you'd like to hear the full, unedited version of the interview with Luke Leighton, you can find it on YouTube.