All Episodes

Back to Work #459: Alley Oop to Yourself in the Future

January 7, 2020 at 1:15PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Merlin needs help in the NOC; Dan discovers sensitive sauce; there are thresholds; hurting your roller skating muscles; new printer; and, finally, Merlin conducts a long exploration of unnecessary efficiencies, evolved technologies, and the minimum viable productivity system.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #320: Brian Crecente: Games of the Decade! Plus: Witcher 3, Xbox Series X, PS5 leaks, Dreams, League of Legends, Control, AI Dungeon 2

January 6, 2020 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 56 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Brian Crecente to the show this week to discuss the Witcher 3 getting a boost from Netflix, AMD leaks for the Xbox Series X and PS5, breakfast in Dreams, and more!

The Playlist: Teamfight Tactics, League of Legends, Destiny 2; Minecraft; Witcher 3, Control, AI Dungeon 2

THE GAMES OF THE DECADE! Jeff, Christian, and Brian pick their top 5 games of the 2010s

Parting Gifts

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #173: Shibboleth

January 3, 2020 at 2:15PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

John and Dan discuss steeper climbs.

The bonus content for this episode can be found here.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #301: Episode 300 Celebration: Part 2

January 2, 2020 at 6:00AM • 24 minutes

Brittany and Nick continue to celebrate Episode 300 of the podcast! In Part 2 of the episode, they discuss Brittany's topic for ParisRB, setting up and contributing to dev.to and imposter syndrome training with chess and BodyPUMP. Happy New Year!

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #65: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 65

January 1, 2020 at 6:00PM • 28 minutes

Some quick news items this week about "Rise Of Skywalker" and some Feige things... but most importantly:

OUR REVIEW OF CATS.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #458: 2 Fury 2 Road

December 31, 2019 at 12:30PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

For this very special end of the century, fin de siècle episode, Dan and Merlin make bespoke personal recommendations for music, podcasts, apps, TV shows, YouTube videos, and gadgets.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #319: 2020 Predictions! BOLD and COOL RANCH

December 30, 2019 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 55 minutes

Jeff and Christian celebrate 6 full years of DLC, and kick of their 7th by looking back at their predictions from last year and Reckoning with the results, as well as looking forward to all the big games of 2020, including Cyberpunk 2077, Last of Us 2, Halo Infinite, Dooom Eternal, Metroid Prime 4, Ghost of Tsushima, Final Fantasy VII Remake, and so many more!

Then, they step back out on the limb for their BOLD and COOL RANCH predictions for 2020!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #300: Episode 300 Celebration: Part 1

December 26, 2019 at 5:00AM • 28 minutes

Brittany and Nick celebrate Episode 300 of the podcast! In Part 1 of the episode, they discuss New Years resolutions, switching back from Windows to MacOS and using Rubyfmt with Atom. A special thanks to you, the listeners, for helping make 300 episodes happen.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #64: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 64 - A Holiday Message!

December 25, 2019 at 12:00AM • 2 minutes

No news this week just a thank you and a Merry Holi-whatever from Keith and Dan!

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #457: A Buddhist Gift

December 24, 2019 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

DISCUSSED: holiday lizard talk; some benefits of using "Environment" and "Journal" calendars; nostalgia for the Palm family of products in general and Graffiti in particular; responses to listener letters about: finding a "hook" for a new habit, physical media follow-up, HomeKit dinguses, Markdown editors, the joys of the TaskPaper lifestyle, advice on recovering from a disruption, and, finally, some thoughts on the unexpected benefits of disruption.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.