All Episodes

Hypercritical #5: Slippery Little Pill

February 11, 2011 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Apple’s hardware blind spots: keyboards, dock connector, iPod/iPhone cases, laptop designs, and more.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.


The Dev Show #36: Dan Solo

February 11, 2011 at 1:00PM • Computer Video

Dan discusses the latest news in the world of software development alone, because Jason has the flu.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


Briefly Awesome #17: I Have a Hat

February 11, 2011 at 12:00PM • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about Microsoft and Nokia, the HP TouchPad and rumored iPad release cycles. Also, Christina breaks down the truth about 4G.

Hosted by Christina Warren & Dan Benjamin with special guest Christina Warren.


The Daily Edition #19: Fear is the Mind Killer

February 11, 2011 at 10:00AM

Dan Benjamin is joined by Jane Quigley to talk about the Super Bowl ads, ideal office environments and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Jane Quigley.


Write For Your Life #8: Libraries (our wonderful libraries) and the best rejection letter ever

February 10, 2011 at 6:15PM

On this week’s podcast Iain is joined by Kathryn White, widely published children’s author whose books include Here Comes The Crocodile and Ruby’s School Walk. They talk about the situation here in the UK, where great swathes of our wonderful libraries are faced with closure due to funding cuts. Also, a truly incredible rejection letter that was sent to Gertrude Stein. And writers think we have it tough these days? Pah!

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.


The Big Web Show #38: Jason Snell

February 10, 2011 at 12:00PM • 47 minutes • Computer Video

Jeffrey Zeldman and Dan Benjamin are joined by Jason Snell of Macworld to discuss transitioning a print-focused publication into a web-focused publication, mixed models and “trying stuff,” ads and advertisers in multiple media, publishing a website, an App, and a Magazine, and why future of publishing means leaving things behind.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman with special guest Jason Snell.


The Daily Edition #18: 80's Thing

February 10, 2011 at 10:00AM

Dan Benjamin talks with 5by5 producer Candi about the iPhone 4, apps, and cases, tea, the 80's, the 5by5 app, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Candi Ligutan.


The Talk Show #29: Spear in the Back

February 9, 2011 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss Dan’s switch to the Verizon iPhone, bars and reception, wifi hotspots and plans, the Superbowl and its ads, the Motorola Xoom, Nokia's burning platform, competition reinforcing Apple as the top monkey in the tree, and Thunderball, the next installment of #5bybond.

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.


Build and Analyze #12: Performance is a Feature

February 9, 2011 at 11:00AM • 54 minutes

Dan and Marco revisit The Daily and discuss performance and responsiveness as a feature, the competing tablet landscape, the sales of the Verizon iPhone, and the worst instant-coffee product ever devised.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.


The Daily Edition #17: Sarah Parmenter

February 9, 2011 at 9:00AM

Dan Benjamin talks with Sarah Parmenter about working as a freelancer, dumping bad clients, and a sneak peak at their upcoming new show together.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Sarah Parmenter.