All Episodes

Back to Work #503: My Emotional Porthole

November 10, 2020 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin's additions to Bunch have him stepping on his own dingus; maybe it's time to invert the permissive legacy model for who gets access to us (as well as how and when); there's no amount of technology that can make other people be decent; Oh. Hey. Defaults? Be better; also, please quit stealing my focus; Dan is not buying anything new; your hosts talk about the various (often non-obvious) costs of adding, changing, or removing features; maybe building your whole business on Facebook wasn't such a great idea; passing discussion of Bloom County, Muppet dogs, and a Tilikum bottle; the tale of Underscore's unexpected success, and the costs it brought; talk of affordances; and, finally, Just cough up some dough, Mac!

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Home Work #250: Entrepreneurs Month #1 - Nicole Perullo of Nolia Mabel

November 10, 2020 at 3:00PM • 42 minutes

Harry and Dave kick off Entrepreneur Month with special guest Nicole Perullo to discuss the origins of her skin care company Nolia Mabel, how COVID affected her business, and how she runs a customer-focused business from home.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


Puromac #557: Dudas con las nuevas Macbooks con el nuevo CPU M1

November 10, 2020 at 2:30PM • 14 minutes

Apple presenta su nuevo procesador CPU ARM M1 y suena muy prometedor ... pero para comprar la macbook como ya hace 5 años que la espero, me suena dificil de hacer sino quiero tener problemas.

Tambien menciono por adelantado un fuerte cambio que espero ocurra en la linea

Hosted by Flavio Guinsburg.


DLC #364: Alex Sulman: Spider-Man Miles Morales, Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Starfield, Elder Scrolls 6, Pokemon Go, Pacer, Dirt 5, Stories Untold, Ghost of Tsushima

November 9, 2020 at 12:00AM • 2 hours 8 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Lead Gameplay Designer formerly of DICE LA, Alex Sulman, to the show this week to discuss new tidbits abotu Bethesda's new engine, Mass Effect finally being officially remastered, Pokemon Go having its best year ever, and so much more!

The Playlist: Ghost of Tsushima, Pacer, Dirt 5, Stories Untold, Ring Adventure, Spider-Man Miles Morales

VR Talk: The Room VR, Pixel Ripped 1989, Virtual Desktop streaming

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #254: A (far more) Multi-Talented Object

November 7, 2020 at 11:00AM • 59 minutes

Horace gets ready for Apple's upcoming One More Thing event, takes a few #CriticalQuestions and ALMOST says a bad word.

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


Road Work #204: On the Record and Off the Hook

November 6, 2020 at 9:30AM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Dan and John discuss the election, Romanian coal miners, internal battles, and great thinkers.

The bonus content for this episode, which is very good, can be heard here.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


5by5 at the Movies #109: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 109 - "Hubris"

November 4, 2020 at 9:00PM • 49 minutes

This week we talk about the different levels of people's hubris! Also Sean Connery died. And we chat about TMNT, WONDER WOMAN, THE BLACK PHONE, and more!

Plus even more info about Ray Fisher's horrible time with Joss.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #343: Finance for Software Developers with Aaron Kahn

November 4, 2020 at 8:00AM • 30 minutes

Aaron Kahn is a Certified Financial Planner at Wealth Management Strategies, Inc., a fully-independent Pittsburgh-based registered investment advisor. He joined Brittany to answer burning, impactful financial questions especially for software developers.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Back to Work #502: Lifestyle Billy Butcher

November 3, 2020 at 2:15PM • 1 hour 10 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin has a lot to say about the benefits of making lists; this leads to an old-school stemwinder on "Journal" calendars, functional playlists, shared Notes, the lessons of the cutlery drawer, desire paths, arbitrary grids, "Reference" albums, urban bike hooks, auxiliary paper towel holders, and more; praise for The Boys; the magical combination of Halide and Pixelmator Photo; Dan resurrects a beloved podcast; and, finally, Merlin endorses a really weird British weather report that can help you sleep.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Home Work #249: Failure

November 3, 2020 at 1:00PM • 40 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss failure, how it affects us, and how it shapes the way we move forward.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.