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Ruby on Rails Podcast #311: Pareto Product Programming with Philip Poots

March 26, 2020 at 6:00AM • 30 minutes

Philip Poots is the VP of Engineering at ClubCollect, a FinTech startup in Amsterdam. He is a Pareto product programmer, remote advocate and a self proclaimed dilettante. His recent talk, "Rediscovering Ruby" was a big point of discusssion between Brittany and him.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

5by5 at the Movies #77: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 77 - "Love In The Time Of Corona"

March 25, 2020 at 12:00AM • 40 minutes

This week the boys let out an impassioned plea to start supporting the program on Patreon! Plus a long discussion on the impacts of the virus on the movie industry, how that is shaping, and guesses for the future.

We also try to look on the lighter side of news: like Harvey Weinstein getting the virus.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Patreon Link:

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.

Back to Work #470: Battery Car Man

March 24, 2020 at 5:30PM • 57 minutes

Difficult times and the Venn overlap between anxiety and OCD. Hang in there, everybody.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

DLC #331: Lana Bachynski: PS5 vs Xbox Series X specs, Game Developer Awards, Spider-Man 2 rumors, Doom Eternal, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Raft, Ring Fit Adventure

March 23, 2020 at 2:00AM • 2 hours 3 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Lana Bachynski from Riot Games back to the show this week to talk about Untitled Goose Game winning Game of the Year, the final specs of the PS5 and Xbox Series X, and rumors about what Spider-Man 2 could be.

The Playlist: Raft, Ori and the Blind Forest, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Ring Fit Adventure, Doom Eternal, Animal Crossing New Horizons, Outer Wilds

Tabletop Time: Roll D20,, Just One

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.

The News #321: Pizza Hut Read My Mind

March 22, 2020 at 5:00PM

The NSA, Deadpool the movie, North Korea pwnd Sony, Apple deletes music, Pizza Hut reads your mind, haptic 3D shapes, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Road Work #179: The Empathy Gap

March 20, 2020 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

John and Dan talk about sequestering, the Washington way, listening to chemists, and the preservation of society.

The sponsorless version of this episode can be found here.

The bonus content for this episode can be found here.

... and you support the show on Patreon because you know this is how John and Dan support themselves, right?

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.

The Critical Path #244: That The Children Cannot Do

March 20, 2020 at 12:00AM • 56 minutes

Horace shares his thoughts on the just announced but still untouched iPad Pro, WWDC at home, brief thoughts on Covid-19 and mentions something Hana better not hear him say.

Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.

Ruby on Rails Podcast #310: Pivoting Brighton Ruby 2020 with Andy Croll

March 19, 2020 at 7:00AM • 26 minutes

Andy Croll is CTO at CoverageBook & AnswerThePublic, Rubyist, conference organizer of Brighton Ruby, author, speaker, bootstrapper & twin dad. Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Andy had to pivot this year's conference into a new experience. He and Brittany discuss the details and the potentially lasting effects on the community.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

5by5 at the Movies #76: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 76 - "A Very Special Episode"

March 18, 2020 at 12:00AM • 37 minutes

This week we talk seriously about everything that's going in in the world. How that effects movies. And how we're dealing.

Also, where's Bryan?

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.

Back to Work #469: Israel, Jr.

March 17, 2020 at 2:15PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

DISCUSSED: “CATS — Now and Forever!”;; on civic responsibility; Dan browses worms, and Merlin finds him a spider; Dan wants some keyboard advice, and Merlin just needs a ride; some thoughts on engaging versus escaping right now; praise for Danny Elfman and Oingo Boingo; suggestions for leveraging the wonder of libraries today; Dan is working on a big Minecraft project, also some listener letters.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.