All Episodes

The Talk Show #48: Hard Stop

June 22, 2011 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 14 minutes

John Gruber and Dan Benjamin discuss Amazon Tablets, the next iPhone, the Nokia N9, Stanley Kubrick's letter to projectionists, the FBI seizure of web servers, and the Dropbox security issue.

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.


After Dark #30: After Back To Work 021

June 22, 2011 at 1:15PM • 31 minutes

Dan and Merlin after Back To Work episode 21.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Back to Work #21: Assistant TO the Regional Monkey

June 22, 2011 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

Merlin and Dan talk about the problem of permanent zeroes, desiring not to desire, why "hypocrisy" is killing you, stepping back on the path without apologizing, Merlin's new tattoo, and—yeah—going a little easier on yourself.

Also, how almost everything is like a glass of water and John Siracusa is literally and uniquely Squidward. 

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


The Changelog #63: CDNJS with Thomas Davis and Ryan Kirkman

June 21, 2011 at 8:00AM

Adam and Wynn caught up with the developers behind CDNJS, a community-powered CDN for JavaScript libraries.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


Latest in Paleo #20: Clean 15 & Dirty Dozen

June 20, 2011 at 8:00AM

In this week's show Angelo Coppola covers: barefoot kids, contaminated produce, poop burgers(!), saturated fat, fighting diabetes with soda, prominent Paleo blogger bids farewell to diet, freaky eaters, late night eating, and What is Paleo? in the Moment of Paleo segment; Dr. Loren Cordain After the Bell.

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.


The Incomparable #45: Lesbian, Silurian, Victorian

June 19, 2011 at 1:00PM

Pour yourself a White Mickey and listen to our discussion of the first half of "Doctor Who's" split season. We discuss "The Rebel Flesh," "A Good Man Goes to War," and the season as a whole. Or half? We also debate the merits of Lesbian Victorian Silurians and Auton Roman Centurions.

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


Hypercritical #22: I Would Not Build Underground

June 17, 2011 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin decompress after WWDC, then discuss Apple's (apparent) iCloud data center strategy, comparing it to other successful online service companies: Amazon, Google, and Facebook. John also recounts his one and only remotely significant interaction with Steve Jobs.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.


The Critical Path #2: Synchronized failure

June 17, 2011 at 6:00PM • 51 minutes

Horace Dediu and Dan Benjamin discuss how smartphone pioneers Nokia and RIM falter while the market is booming.

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


Let's Make Mistakes #10: Working for the Empire

June 17, 2011 at 5:00PM

Mike and Katie talk a bit more about flipping the Flip and flipping companies. They chat about the differences between being a designer at a start up and at a design agency, the Rock's Family Tree, and Jordan's muscle deposition. Mike makes strong statements about some sports and LeBron. Katie has a movie suggestion.

Hosted by Katie Gillum & Mike Monteiro.


The B&B Podcast #15: Dub Dub Goers

June 17, 2011 at 3:38PM

Ben complains about Comcast some more, Shawn catches Ben up on what he missed at WWDC, and they talk about Apple's new Back to School promotions and using Beta software.

Hosted by Ben Brooks & Shawn Blanc.