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The Pipeline OLD #3: Jason Fried

February 16, 2010 at 3:00AM

Dan Benjamin interviews Jason Fried, co-founder of "37 Signals":http://37signals.com, the company behind Basecamp, Campfire, Highrise, Backpack, and the author of a new book, "REWORK":http://37signals.com/rework/.

Topics include big vs. small, fear of success, turning points, solving universal problems, if investment and success has affected the company and how it's evolved over 10 years, the "37 Signals culture" and mindset (like spending only one day a week in the office), and finding design inspiration in nature.

The "transcription is available here":http://a.5by5.tv/transcripts/pipeline/pipeline-ep3-transcript.html [or open it in a new window].

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Jason Fried.


Mac Power Users #20: Live from Macworld 2010

February 15, 2010 at 5:18PM

This is a different type of show for the Mac Power Users. Katie and David had the honor of podcasting live from the Main Stage of Macworld 2010. This podcast was recorded as a live show on Saturday, February 13, 2010. The two discuss what’s new from their favorite products and vendors, discuss the impact [...]

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


The Ruby Show #107: Rails 3, Gems In a Box

February 13, 2010 at 6:08AM

In this episode Dan and Jason go over Rails 3 at length and also discuss the right occasion for gems in a box (every single holiday).

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.


EE Podcast #11: Images in EE

February 11, 2010 at 1:35PM

In this episode, we respond to a popular reader question: what's the best way to handle dynamically sizing images and general best practices? We answer that question, and talk about the built-in management tools, while highlighting a few of the add-ons available in both EE 1.6.x and EE 2.0 to handle and manage images.

  • "Image Sizer plugin":http://www.lumis.com/site/page/imgsizer/ by Lumis (1.6.x and 2.0)
  • "EE 2.0 File Manager":http://expressionengine.com/public_beta/docs/cp/content/file_manager/index.html
  • "Stand-Alone Image Editor":http://www.putyourlightson.net/projects/image_editor (1.6.x only)
  • "ED Imageresizer":http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/plugins/ed-imageresizer/ (1.6.x and 2.0)
  • "nGen File Field":http://www.ngenworks.com/software/ee/ngen-file-field/ (1.6.x only)
  • "BucketList":http://www.experienceinternet.co.uk/bucketlist/

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.


Puromac #167: Puromac 167: Imacs de 27 con problemas, mas iPad, jailbreak y ESC

February 11, 2010 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Puromac 167: Imacs de 27 con problemas, mas iPad, jailbreak y ESC

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


The Conversation #3: Hyper Local, Apple Pie, No Insurance

February 10, 2010 at 3:15PM

My guests are "Greg Storey":http://airbagindustries.com of "Happy Cog West":http://www.happycog.com/, "Garrett Dimon":http://garrettdimon.com of "Sifter":http://sifterapp.com, and "Jina Bolton":http://sushiandrobots.com of "Crush+Lovely":http://crushlovely.com. We talk about finding a job that supports creativity, and the challenges involved in launching, establishing, and maintaing a solo business.

We also talk about the future of web design, the growth of the mobile web, and the challenges these things bring to the world of design and development. We also talk a bit about mobile platforms like the iPad, iPhone, and Palm Pre.

Show links:

  • "New York Times Sees Rebound In Internet Advertising In Fourth Quarter":http://techcrunch.com/2010/02/10/new-york-times-rebound-internet-advertising-fourth-quarter/
  • "iPhone Isn't The New IE 6":http://rentzsch.tumblr.com/post/378102588/iphone-isnt-the-new-ie6

And don't forget, there's a special deal for listeners: through the month of February 2010, visit "Backblaze":http://www.backblaze.com/5by5 and use the coupon-code Feb5by5 to get 10% off your purchase.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guests Greg Storey & Garrett Dimon.


The Changelog #13: Civic hacking with Luigi Montanez and Jeremy Carbaugh from Sunlight Labs

February 10, 2010 at 8:00AM

Adam and Wynn caught up with Luigi Montanez and Jeremy Carbaugh from Sunlight Labs and discussed their Python and Ruby projects, government transparency, and civic hacking - open source contributions as activism.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


The Pipeline OLD #2: Ryan Carson

February 9, 2010 at 2:30AM

Dan Benjamin interviews Ryan Carson, the co-founder and voice of "Carsonified":http://carsonified, organizer of events like "Chirp: The Twitter Developer Conference":http://chirp.twitter.com/, Future of Web Apps, Future of Web Design, the Carson workshops, and creating web applications like MATT and DropSend.

They discuss how he works, his inspiration, how he's built such a strong personal brand, the Carsonified 4-day work week and unique offices, and more.

You can learn more about Ryan, his work, and upcoming events (like "FOWA Miami":http://events.carsonified.com/fowa/2010/miami) at "Carsonified":http://carsonified.com.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Mac Power Users #19: 1Password

February 7, 2010 at 7:29PM

In this episode Katie and David talk about one of their favorite programs, 1Password. This application does more than just auto-fill passwords. The hosts talk about all of the features of version 3 and how they use the application to stay safe and organized. Links of Interest: 1Password Website 1Password Intro Video 1Password Pro App.

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


The Conversation #2: Don't Twiddle the Knobs

February 5, 2010 at 11:59AM

Today my guests are Dave Nanian, Adam Keys, Christina Warren, Mike Davidson, and Merlin Mann.

We discuss Flash, HTML5, and the future of the web, Gowalla, Daringfireballwithcomments - was it legal? was it wrong? was it funny? the newsvine acquisition and NOT selling out or giving up the indy spirit, how to not dupe your readers, technology and kids, comments and giving up control, and how creating an identity on the internet can be both good and evil.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guests Christina Warren, Merlin Mann, Dave Nanian, and Mike Davidson.