August 4, 2011 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 26 minutes
Dan and Marco revisit patents and then discuss various types of jobs in the tech industry: how certain languages qualify you more for certain jobs, the myth of job security, the partial myth of being your own boss, big companies versus small, full-time work versus contracting, selling standalone products versus hourly work, what you truly cost your employer, and the risks and hidden costs of going out on your own.
Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.
August 4, 2011 at 6:00PM
In what will be Manuela’s last podcast for a while, she discusses with Iain the big seven-week book debate prompted by his post on the subject earlier this week. The good news is that they remain friends. Other topics include the Booker longlist, which was announced last week and features four novels published by independent presses. In ‘My favourite thing’ Manuela talks about Tony Parsons’ appointment as writer-in-residence at Heathrow airport.
Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.
August 4, 2011 at 5:00PM
Dan and Marco after Build and Analyze episode 36.
Hosted by Dan Benjamin.
August 4, 2011 at 11:00AM • Video
Geoff Barnes discusses radical shifts in career focus from painting instructor to user experience strategist and the fine art of letting go just enough to keep from being a control freak in the things you make with others. We eventually wander into the waters of ADD conversation and we just surf the flow from there.
Hosted by Jeremy Fuksa with special guest Geoff Barnes.
August 4, 2011 at 8:00AM
Steve and Wynn caught up with Wayne Seguin to talk about his Ruby enVironment Manager and BDSM shell scripting framework projects.
Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.
August 2, 2011 at 4:45PM
Dan, Merlin, and Faith after Back To Work episode 27.
Hosted by Dan Benjamin.
August 2, 2011 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 24 minutes
Merlin and Dan discuss the shameful state of film school, the realities of Ape Law, Merlin's rock opera, and the subliminal downside of Spongebob's big promotion.
Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.
August 2, 2011 at 10:00AM
Karen has been a pioneer in information architecture, user experience design, and content strategy for 15 years. She looks back on the evolution of UX in the late '90s, her content strategy "a-ha" moments, and how our approach to content needs to fundamentally change, starting now.
Hosted by Kristina Halvorson with special guest Karen McGrane.
August 2, 2011 at 3:00AM
This week, Angelo Coppola talks about: Crossfit, Reddit, more Caveman Diet in the mainstream, counting calories, McDonald's, organic vs non-organic, exercise and the brain, food industry tricks, and also wheat belly. There's a new Blog of the Week, Moment of Paleo, and After the Bell segment, too.
Hosted by Angelo Coppola.
August 1, 2011 at 2:00PM
Old men with balloons! Wisecracking monsters! Superheroes with mid-life crises! The films of Pixar are in our sights this week. Join us as we pick our favorite films and explore why Pixar's movies are better than those from other animation studios. (Part 1 of 2.)
Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests John Siracusa & Steve Lutz.