All Episodes

Build and Analyze #32: Building a Wall

July 5, 2011 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss Amazon's Appstore problems, Google+'s member limits and compiled HTML, when and why you should stray from UIKit, and a special bonus episode extension on the practicalities of the MacBook Airs and other Macs.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.


After Dark #33: After Back To Work 023

July 5, 2011 at 4:15PM

Dan and Merlin after Back To Work episode 23.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Back to Work #23: Failure is ALWAYS an Option

July 5, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 17 minutes

This week, Dan and Merlin determine that even the Chico Marx of notebooks is the right one if you're writing in it, failure is ALWAYS an option: fully committing didn't do Pickett any good, but you should commit to narrowing scope and deciding what success is. Why? Fact or Fiction: You can start a business on the side.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Latest in Paleo #22: Don't Eat Me

July 4, 2011 at 6:00PM

This week's topics include: Paleo weight loss, juicing, Americans are eating more, diet soda, Vibrams in the Army, BPA and mice, soy isolate, vitamin D, pets, agriculture, fermentation, fasted or fed exercising, Richard Feinman, foods that don't want to be eaten, and what's wrong with medicine.

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.


The Critical Path #3: It's Good to Be King

July 3, 2011 at 5:00PM • 57 minutes

Horace Dediu and Dan Benjamin discuss the power of cash to control supply chains in the post-PC era and how Apple is challenging conventional wisdom about its value to shareholders.

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


Hypercritical #24: Sometimes It Hurts

July 2, 2011 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Mac speech recognition software, how webOS is or isn't like Mac OS X, Apple's $50 Thunderbolt cable, how Google+ is different from Facebook, and what John thinks Apple's really trying to do with Final Cut Pro X.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.


Let's Make Mistakes #12: Barely Legal

July 1, 2011 at 4:00PM

Mike Monteiro and Katie Gillum welcome Gabe Levine to discuss the legalish parts of client services. They talk about how to plan for when people become their worst selves in design, contracts as diapers, the Golden Rule. Katie is taken off guard when Gabe calls her a business woman, and the three of them pitch a new mistresses and 2nd family box at baseball games.

Hosted by Katie Gillum & Mike Monteiro.


The Incomparable #47: Death Star University

July 1, 2011 at 10:00AM

Continuing our discussion of "Star Wars," the original film. We praise the jump to hyperspace, explain why TIE fighter pilots wear black, ponder how Han and Leia somehow turn up in an Aaron Sorkin scene, reveal why there is no Space OSHA, comment on Ben Kenobi's old man slippers and incomparable pseudonym, and expose the rebellion so rich it can have its own university and mint its own medals. (Part 2 of 2.)

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Dan Moren, John Siracusa, Scott McNulty, and Greg Knauss.


The Big Web Show #52: Greg Hoy

June 30, 2011 at 8:00PM • 31 minutes

Happy Cog president Greg Hoy joins Dan and Jeffrey to discuss business, design, and more.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman with special guest Greg Hoy.


Build and Analyze #31: Google Percent 2B

June 30, 2011 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss Final Cut Pro X, the pro-software market and transition periods, the Mac Pro's future, the HP TouchPad, tablet responsiveness and fun, the 80-20 fallacy applied to app markets, and Google+.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.