All Episodes

The Cocktail Napkin #33: Bucking the Peter Principle

July 7, 2011 at 11:00AM • Computer Video

Come hear Collen Wainwright's tales of dancing bears around cereal, commercial acting, content strategy, Battledecks and the awesome feeling one gets when seeing someone's "lights go on."

Hosted by Jeremy Fuksa with special guest Colleen Wainwright.

On the Internet #6: July 6th, 2011

July 6, 2011 at 6:00PM

In this episode you'll hear about Fox News's twitter account hacking, proper profile pictures on social networks, the HP TouchPad, MySpace, and Facebook.

Hosted by Jason Seifer.

Hypercritical #25: Invisible Software

July 6, 2011 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin talk about why webOS is slow, what's wrong with Apple's digital distribution mechanisms, why Google+ is a really big deal (for Google, anyway), and the hidden world of server-side software. John also shares some statistics about his upcoming Lion review.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.

The Talk Show #50: Buttering Both Sides

July 6, 2011 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

John and Dan discuss the persistent rumors of fall iPhones and iPads, the awesome (but broken) glass on Dan's phone, managing John's email, Microsoft's Android profits, Google+, 115054901319079500672, and the next film in #5byBond: Goldeneye.

Hosted by John Gruber & Dan Benjamin.

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.