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The Cocktail Napkin #38: The Kickstarter Napkin?

August 18, 2011 at 11:00AM • Computer Video

Emails are slowly starting to trickle in with thoughts and questions about the show, and I thought I'd take this episode to answer a couple of the more pressing questions.

Hosted by Jeremy Fuksa.

Hypercritical #30: Paths in the Grass

August 17, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

In Dan Benjamin's absence, John Siracusa and Ryan Irelan follow up on the seemingly never-ending list of features in BBEdit and LaunchBar, take a side trip into the world of "haxies" and system extensions, and then—finally!—discuss Automatic Reference Counting (ARC) in Lion.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.

The Critical Path #4: Acquisitions

August 16, 2011 at 8:15PM • 52 minutes

Sitting in for Dan while he is on paternity leave, Ryan Irelan speaks with Horace Dediu about Google's planned acquisition of Motorola Mobility and the potential ramifications for competitors.

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

Build and Analyze #38: Decaf Compatibility Stick

August 16, 2011 at 5:45PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Ryan Irelan takes over while Dan's on paternity leave, and he and Marco discuss what Google's purchase of Motorola Mobility means for other Android device manufacturers, how this changes the future of Android, whether "Android under the hood" devices should count as Android market share, international taxation on App Store earnings, USB hubs for iPads, and decaf coffee.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.

After Dark #40: After Dark with Rob Corddry

August 16, 2011 at 5:15PM

Merlin Mann and special guest Rob Corddry after Back To Work episode 29.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

Back to Work #29: I Download FLAC

August 16, 2011 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 22 minutes

With Dan on sabbatical, Merlin is joined by TV’s Rob Corddry (Children’s Hospital, The Daily Show, Hot Tub Time Machine) to talk about Getting Things Done, writing, fear, and finding success as a blood-soaked clown.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin with special guest Rob Corddry.

Content Talks #12: Ginny Redish

August 16, 2011 at 11:00AM

The esteemed author of Letting Go of the Words talks about content as conversation, her early role in defining website usability, and how she sees the future of content strategy evolving. (Note: Kristina is a huge fangirl, as Ginny's work was instrumental in shaping her early career. Please excuse the fawning.)

Hosted by Kristina Halvorson.

Latest in Paleo #28: AHS Animal Style

August 15, 2011 at 8:00AM

This week, guest Richard Nikoley of the Free the Animal blog shares his experiences at the 2011 Ancestral Health Symposium, focusing on some of the event's controversies. These include: Gary Taubes vs. Stephan Guyenet, Dr. Boyd Eaton's presentation, Dr. Richard D. Feinman vs. Dr. Robert Lustig, the low-carb speakers on the roster, and more (even high heels).

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.

The Incomparable #51: Zombie Marmaduke (Hugo Awards 2011)

August 14, 2011 at 7:00PM

We read the 2011 Hugo nominees for Best Novel. Sit back and enjoy our reviews of "Blackout/All Clear," "Cryoburn," "The Dervish House," "Feed," and "The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms." Plus, we recommend a few of the nominated short stories.

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Dan Moren, Glenn Fleishman, and Scott McNulty.

Mac Power Users #55: Workflows with Adam Lisagor

August 14, 2011 at 10:10AM

Workflows with Adam Lisagor Katie and David chat with LonelySandwich about how he gets work done with his Apple technology. Links of note Adam Lisagor Adam’s Twitter Adam’s Videos Adam’s Blog David Wain Mac Power Users Interview FileMaker Pro Shake – now depricated Merlin Mann Adam’s iOS app, Birdhouse TextEdit Dropbox Notational Velocity Simplenote NValt.

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.