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5by5 at the Movies #18: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 18 - Guestless

February 5, 2019 at 8:00PM • 34 minutes

This week the boys chat Star Wars rumors, why Liam Neeson is a dick, a bunch of Disney/Fox thoughts, Zootopia sequels and more!

Also buddy comedies! Rush Hour 4, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw!

Co-host: Mason Scheer

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #412: A Hobo in a Cartoon

February 5, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

DISCUSSED: Gong Hei Fat Choy!; follow-up on the FaceTime bug and the complexity of getting bug and security reports from normals; the weirdness of bug-finders demanding a bounty; Merlin is fascinated to learn about "combinatorial explosion" and how it helps to explain why power-cycling fixes stuff; why you should always blow the dust out of the plug; recent examples of how restarting just fixes stuff; Merlin logs out of email apps and recommends an iOS calendar app; a case for killing OAuth where you don't need it; and, finally, your hosts respond to a listener question about whether podcasts can be "evil."

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #271: Tim Gettys: Apex Legends, Kingdom Hearts 3, RAGE 2, Anthem, Resident Evil 2 Remake, Groundhog Day VR

February 4, 2019 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 39 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Tim Gettys from Kinda Funny to the show this week to discuss a surprise Titanfall game release, Athem's crazy release graph, Metro Exodus going exclusive to Epic Game Store, Groundhog Day getting a VR sequel, and more!

The Playlist: Kingdom Hearts 3, Resident Evil 2 Remake, RAGE 2

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #218: A Billion

February 3, 2019 at 10:00PM • 50 minutes

Using the recent earnings call as a jumping off point, Horace considers the size and shape of the premium content train that will soon be making its way down Apple's Services track.

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


Road Work #139: Clark Griswalding

February 2, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

John and Dan discuss thin t-shirts, the nature of money, eels, and patreon natives.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Supercharged #225: Hack Your Morning Routine

February 2, 2019 at 12:00PM • 49 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss methods for hacking your morning routine and why it's important to start your day well.

Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.


Puromac #524: Solo

February 1, 2019 at 2:00PM • 42 minutes

Primer episodio de Puromac en donde Flavio graba solo. Habla sobre Fede, problemas con Facetime, otro abuso de seguridad y privacidad de Facebook y algo de Google. Recomendaciones y respuestas al final

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #258: Run.rb and Mental Health Awareness with Jason Charnes

January 31, 2019 at 6:00PM • 23 minutes

Jason Charnes is a web developer, podcaster (Remote Ruby), husband, and dad who is part of the team of run.rb, a Ruby emulator in the browser. After discussing their mutual love of Ruby, Brittany and Jason discuss the importance of mental health awareness in the developer community.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #17: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 17 - Guestless

January 29, 2019 at 9:00PM • 33 minutes

This week the boys fly guest-less with some news and rumors! Bill & Ted 3, Black Panther stuffs, Splash remake, and some info on the Chucky-verse! Oh and even MORE Fyre talk.

Co-host: Mason Scheer

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #411: It's Not Butt

January 29, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

DISCUSSED: Dan's fighting his computer and explores font corruption; Merlin hates pebbles in his shoe; Dan has an anecdote about massages; Merlin has an anecdote about the FaceTime exploit; this leads to discussion about how big companies deal with huge-scale, unexpected problems; some thoughts on The Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect; the problem with journalism about stuff we actually know about; remembering Michael Crichton; Heartbeeps!; a clever way to reduce damage from careless delivery; is there a new Browser War underway?; and answering a question from Listener Stephen about life after Editorial.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.