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DLC #327: Tim Gettys: Cyberpunk 2077 Geforce Now, Animal Crossing, Sony and Corona Virus, Dreams, Hades, Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

February 23, 2020 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 55 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Tim Gettys from Kind Funny back to the show this week to discuss Cyberpunk 2077 coming to Geforce Now, Nintendo's new Animal Crossing Direct, Sony pulling out of GDC and PAX East due to Corona Virus concerns, and more!

The Playlist: Super Mario 3 for the 30th Anniversary, Sonic Generations/Mania, Dreams, Pokémon Sword; Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX demo, Hades

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #242: Several Virtues

February 23, 2020 at 5:00PM • 60 minutes

Horace on brand messaging in a time of crisis, his affection for HomePod (despite not responding to music emotionally) and the selling of hormones.

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


Road Work #176: My Yoni

February 21, 2020 at 10:30AM • 1 hour 23 minutes

John and Dan talk about the Western State Hurricanes, podcaster salaries, and remoras.

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Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


5by5 at the Movies #72: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 72 - "Little F*cking Clone Girl"

February 19, 2020 at 1:00AM • 33 minutes

This week we review "Sonic: The Hedgehog" and "Harley Quinn: Birds Of Prey."

Plus a TON of movie rumors, upcoming reboots and sequels, and for some reason: A lot of talk about "Quantum Of Solace" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom"

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #465: That 20-Minute Sting

February 18, 2020 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 25 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin isn't quite awake yet and has some audio struggles in the midst of a new project; Dan is bringing back The Podcast Method; committing something to media can still be very special; podcasts are cool, and you should make one; praise for Temple Grandin, a Jason Snell video, and a big upgrade over the stock Home app for iOS; solid syncing has raised a lot of boats; updates on the iOS text editor landscape; and, finally, thoughts on the future of sustainable iOS app development.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


The Critical Path #241: Ex Machina: The Tin Can

February 16, 2020 at 4:00PM • 56 minutes

Horace and Judd pay homage to one of the most powerful enabling technologies of the early 20th Century: The Tin Can.

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


DLC #326: Anthony Taormina: PS5 problems, Anthem, Division 2, Geoff Keighley out of E3, Outriders, Wolcen, Dreams, Path of the Warrior

February 14, 2020 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 56 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to discuss potential pricing issues for the PS5, the rebirth of Anthem and The Division 2, Geoff Keighley pulling out of E3 and more!

The Playlist: Outriders, Wolcen, Dreams, NBA Jam, Division 2

VR Talk: Path of the Warrior

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #307: Choosing the Right Tech Stack with Dave Paola

February 13, 2020 at 9:30AM • 31 minutes

Dave Paola was cofounder and CTO at Bloc. He is now the cofounder of Jellyswitch, unleashing the power of the distributed workforce. Dave and Brittany converse about choosing frameworks, bootcamps and frontend frameworks.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #71: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 71 - "How Did Parasite So Well With No Host?"

February 12, 2020 at 12:00AM • 31 minutes

THREE CHEERS FOR PARASITE!!! BEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR!

This week we talk Oscar things, Razzie things, DCEU stuff and just a little sprinkle of everything else.

Plus... go see "Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey." Go. Do it. Plz.

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #464: Winter's Not Done with Me Yet

February 11, 2020 at 12:45PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

DISCUSSED: new muting!; infrastructure is hard; on dogs; Dan gets a podcast recommendation from his fish guy; who we're 'shipping on Star Trek; a free musical performance for a beloved sponsor; some good TED talks; do we like ligatures in monospace fonts?; Dan is getting restarted with OmniFocus, and Merlin has many, many thoughts and suggestions; finally, your hosts conclude by communicating The Pig Joke. Classic.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.