All Episodes

Build and Analyze #15: Technical Debt

March 9, 2011 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

Marco and Dan talk about the many choices relating to the forthcoming iPad 2, the concept of technical debt, and software piracy.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.


The Changelog #51: MongoDB, NoSQL, and Web Scale with Eliot Horowitz

March 9, 2011 at 8:00AM

Steve and Wynn sat down with Eliot Horowitz from 10gen to talk about MongoDB, the NoSQL landscape, and the fun of building at Web Scale.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


Back to Work #7: Vocational Wheel

March 8, 2011 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin relate to Richard–a listener in the middle of a quarter life crisis working jobs he doesn't like–with stories from their pasts, suggestions to combat the cascade of seriousness, and some first steps for breaking out of the vocational wheel.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


The Daily Edition #33: Content Strategy, The Book

March 8, 2011 at 9:00AM

Erin Kissane joins Dan Benjamin to celebrate and discuss the release of her book, The Elements of Content Strategy from A Book Apart. Erin explains Content Strategy, how and why you should practice it, how it relates to other disciples on the web, and why content strategy doesn’t stop when the project is done.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Erin Kissane.


The Incomparable #27: Coal Mound Sex Scene

March 7, 2011 at 1:00PM

Turn on your perpetual-motion machine, man your Zeppelin, and fly away for our next edition of the Incomparable Book Club. We discuss "The Dream of Perpetual Motion" by Dexter Palmer, as well as answer the question, "What are you reading?"

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Glenn Fleishman & Scott McNulty.


The Daily Edition #32: The Art of iOS

March 7, 2011 at 12:00PM

Brent Simmons, developer of NetNewsWire and TapLynx, joins Dan to talk about RSS, application development and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Brent Simmons.


Latest in Paleo #6: That Cosmic Energy

March 7, 2011 at 5:00AM

It's time for Latest in Paleo! This week, Angelo covers the Paleo Diet on Nightline, good press for coconut oil in the New York Times, the Heart Attack Grill and Orthorexia, body image, cholesterol numbers, intermittent fasting, physical culture; Plus, why You Are Not So Smart, a Moment of Paleo, and Michael Pollan after the bell.

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.


The Talk Show #32: One-Handable

March 4, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

John Gruber joins Dan Benjamin to discuss the iPad 2 event, the iPad 2 itself and how it got thinner, Apple’s new Smart Covers, the timing of an iPad update and iOS 5, lines and pre-orders, iPad button placement, aspect ratios, moving files between iPhones, iPads, and Macs, the 18 models, iOS 4.3, and reschedule #5bybond for next week.

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.


Boom, Outta Here #9: Republicans with tats

March 4, 2011 at 3:00PM

When a BYU basketball player is suspended for pre-marital sex, how does a liberal jerk and a republican with fresh tattoos react? Dan Benton and Brandon Rosage discuss the "honor code" and the heat on the Miami Heat.

Hosted by Brandon Rosage & Dan Benton.


Hypercritical #8: A Cautionary Tale

March 4, 2011 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin vow never to talk about physics again, then discuss the new iPad and, finally, how Apple's expansion into so many new businesses has created a series of conflicts of interest that could, at best, doom it to Microsoft-like stagnation in the long run.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.