All Episodes

The Big Web Show #3: Re-invent Yourself

May 17, 2010 at 2:38PM • Computer Video

Melissa Pierce’s film, "Life in Perpetual Beta": asks the question, "is the planned life worth living?" and sketches an answer via interviews with the likes of Baratunde Thuston, Irina Slutsky, and Biz Stone. Watch us turn the tables on the interviewer (now our interviewee) to find out how a homemaker with no filmmaking experience became the darling of the Chicago Independent Film Festival.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.

Mac Power Users #26: Workflows with Dan Benjamin

May 16, 2010 at 8:27PM

This is our second show in the “Workflows” series. Our guest is programmer, writer, and podcaster Dan Benjamin. Links of Interest: Dan’s Sites Hivelogic Dan’s Twitter Applications NetNewsWire Google Reader Readability Instapaper Apple Logic TextMate Missing Drawer TextMate Plug-in BBEdit Markdown Notational Velocity Xcode Pages Wirecast Logic Studio Logic Express SoundStudio Palm Pre drPodder.

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd with special guest Dan Benjamin.

The Cocktail Napkin #19: Making People Smarter

May 15, 2010 at 11:00AM • Computer Video

I spoke to Merlin Mann on the phone. After a great conversation, he ended it with an interesting question: "How do we make people smarter?" I have a couple of ideas.

Hosted by Jeremy Fuksa.

EE Podcast #16: Developing and Selling Add-ons

May 14, 2010 at 4:35PM • Computer Video

Whether you've already developed your own add-ons or are just curious about what it takes to get started, this episode of the EE Podcast is for you.

Listen in as Dan and Ryan have a conversation with Brandon Kelly of "Pixel and Tonic": and Ryan Masuga of "devot:ee": about their experiences developing and selling ExpressionEngine add-ons.

Hosted by Lea Alcantara & Ryan Irelan.

The Pipeline OLD #15: Jeffrey Veen

May 13, 2010 at 8:28AM

Dan Benjamin interviews "Jeffrey Veen":, author and speaker, founder of "Typekit": They discuss the web, being acquired by Google, working at Adaptive Path, Wired, WebMonkey and HotWired, launching a successful startup, working with local and virtual teams, and where we're headed as a web community.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.

The Conversation #15: Scratching The Itch

May 12, 2010 at 4:00PM • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin talks with Matt Tanase (co-founder of "Slicehost": and now "DevStructure":, Troy Davis (co-founder of "Sevenscale": and "Cloudvox":, and Garrett Dimon (creator of "Sifter": about starting, growing, and selling startups.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guest Garrett Dimon.

The Ruby Show #116: All about testing

May 11, 2010 at 3:34PM

In this episode, Jason and Dan bring you a curious number of news items related to testing. It's almost as if they're trying to tell you something.

Hosted by Jason Seifer & Dan Benjamin.

The Changelog #23: Live! The Ruby Racer with Charles Lowell

May 11, 2010 at 8:00AM

Gregg Pollack and Wynn did a special live episode at Red Dirt Ruby Conf where they sat down with Charles Lowell to talk about embedding JavaScript engines in Ruby.

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.

The Big Web Show #2: HTML5 with Jeremy Keith

May 7, 2010 at 11:27AM • Computer Video

Dan and Jeffrey talk with "Jeremy Keith":, designer, writer, speaker, and author of "HTML5 for Web Designers":, a new book coming out in June of 2010. They discuss the goals and inspiration behind the book, as well as what HTML5 means for both web creators and those who consume the web, covering topics that range from structure to accessibility and implementation.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.

The Conversation #14: h.what?

May 6, 2010 at 4:24PM • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin is joined by "Christina Warren": of "Mashable": and "Nilay Patel of Engadget": to discuss the issues surrounding h.264.

They talk about the differences between consumers, creators and distributors (and how that line has been blurred), the patent minefield that exists in all codecs (but might be unknown in Ogg), the realities of the licensing structure, what VP8 means, and how it all really affects end-users.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin with special guests Christina Warren & Nilay Patel.