The Conversation Retired

The Conversation

A talk show featuring discussions with special guests, the latest tech and development news, and your calls.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


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#40: The End

December 24, 2010 at 1:00pm • 56 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin is joined in this final episode by Dave Nanian to revisit the Apple App Store, Android, tablets, the Google Nexus S and CR-48, software development, and more.

Special guest Dave Nanian.


#39: The Turkey Allegory

December 3, 2010 at 1:00pm • 1 hour 3 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin is joined by friend of the show Dr. Benjamin Chapman of North Carolina State University to discuss the FDA Food Safety bill, bacteria, and the risks of bacon grease, red steaks, and beef jerky. But why anyone would can venison is still a mystery.

Special guest Dr. Benjamin Chapman.


#38: Slow Burn

November 5, 2010 at 12:19pm • 48 minutes • Computer Video

David Nanian returns to talk with Dan Benjamin about the downsides of the Mac App Store for many developers, the slow burn, building a business, and more.

Special guest Dave Nanian.


#37: Can't Sleep, Clown will Eat Me

October 29, 2010 at 1:48pm • 51 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin is joined by Jim Harold, expert of the paranormal, for a special Halloween-inspired episode. They discuss the paranormal, UFOs, conspiracy theories, and more.

Special guest Jim Harold.


#36: iOSification

October 22, 2010 at 1:51pm • 49 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Moren and Fraser Speirs join Dan Benjamin to discuss the Mac App Store, the Mac and iOS ecosystem, Mac OS X Lion, and more.

Special guests Dan Moren & Fraser Speirs.


#35: True Storey

October 8, 2010 at 12:34pm • 54 minutes • Computer Video

Greg Storey joins Dan Benjamin to discuss being an entrepreneur, running a business, design, development, consulting, pricing work, working with local and remote teams, being true to yourself, and more.

Special guest Greg Storey.


#34: Spiderwomen

October 1, 2010 at 7:05pm • 42 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin talks with with guests Candi Ligutan, Geri Coady, and Petra Gregorová about web design, creativity, and being women in a male-dominated field.

Special guests Candi Ligutan, Geri Coady, and Petra Gregorová.


#33: Platforms

September 24, 2010 at 3:00pm • 35 minutes • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin talks with Mike Davidson of Newsvine and Christina Warren of Mashable about advertising platforms, Adobe, Facebook, Six Apart, and more.

Special guests Christina Warren & Mike Davidson.


#32: Meet the New Boss

September 17, 2010 at 4:00pm • 48 minutes • Computer Video

Dan and Christina talk about the new Twitter.com, how mobile is changing web apps and Apple's new developer rules. Web fonts, Moviefone and Google also make appearances.

Special guest Christina Warren.


#31: Spousal Approval Factor

September 3, 2010 at 4:48pm • 1 hour 1 minute • Computer Video

Dan Benjamin receives insight from Dave Nanian of Shirt Pocket about Apple, the Apple TV, Roku, Android, the Droid Incredible, the TV industry, and more.

Special guest Dave Nanian.