All Episodes

Systematic #110: Roderick Part II: Breaking Up

August 20, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

John Roderick makes a return appearance to continue the tale of his music career. Breaking up bands, accidental successes, and really, really long walks. Special cliffhanger ending... more to come.

Hosted by Brett Terpstra.


Amplified #106: I'm Going to Have to Go Smash a Guitar Now

August 20, 2014 at 1:30PM • 56 minutes

Jim and Dan talk about Balmer's final departure from Microsoft, Apple commercials, Pokemon coming to the iPad (and the iPad gaming ecosystem), Dan tries to stump Jim's music knowlege, and more.

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #164: Jim Remsik - Madison+ Ruby

August 20, 2014 at 6:00AM • 59 minutes

Jim Remsik, organizer of Madison+ Ruby, joins Sean Devine to talk about the history of the Madison+ Ruby conference and what to expect at the event this weekend.

Hosted by Sean Devine.


The Awkward Human Survival Guide #23: Spaghetti Straps in Her Boyfriend's Bedroom

August 19, 2014 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Erica's mom accidentally shares Adam's sex toy review on Facebook, we attempt to solve the mystery of a sleep-masturbator, and help a woman decide whether or not to attempt to deep throat. Also, an interview with the creators of Music Vibes, the sex toys that vibrate to your tunes.

Hosted by Adam Dachis, Darren Herczeg, Erica Elson, and Richard Cardenas.


The Critical Path #119: Creativity and Engineering

August 19, 2014 at 1:30PM • 1 hour 20 minutes

Predictions of the iPhone Portfolio, big screen phones and what they are good for, and a tentative review of Ed Catmull's "Creativity, Inc"

Hosted by Horace Dediu & Moisés Chiullan.


On Taking Pictures #121: Not Enough Room For Romance

August 19, 2014 at 1:15PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Do you find yourself looking for signs? Not Stop or Yield, but signs from God, the Universe, or what have you telling you what to do? This week, we talk about signs and how waiting for them can often be an excuse for not taking action. We also talk about memories, specifically how bad humans are at remembering details and how photographs can uncover or even rewrite what you previously believed to be the truth. Plus, fantastic fashion photographer Elizaveta Porodina is our Photographer of the Week.

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.


Back to Work #183: Remember Who Has the Cannon

August 19, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 30 minutes

TOPIC: Wait, what'd I DO?!?

This week, Dan and Merlin talk about anger, misunderstandings, and trying to do the right thing. How bewildering (and emotional) it can be to feel misunderstood—as well as trying to better understand what we may have done wrong.

Emotions are armor-piercing bullets.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #36: Persona Non Golden

August 18, 2014 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Carboni from We Have Concerns and Rev3Games to the show to talk all things Gamescom and Gencon. First up is the Microsoft press conference, and everybody has a complaint about how the Rise of the Tomb Raider exsclusivity was handled. Not to mention 3 bundles, the Halo Channel, and no Kinect. For the Sony press conference, the guys are excited about new games including Rime, The Tomorrow Children, and Wild, and SharePlay. Plus, a new game from Bioware, Obsidian gets the Pathfinder license, Sierra making Geometry Wars 3, Kojima and Del Toro combine for P.T. and Silent Hills, and much much more. From the GenCon front, Jeff is excited for Star Wars Imperial Assault, and a whole mess of game announcements.

In the Playlist, Anthony loves Hohokum, Christian loves Swapper, and Jeff loves Diablo 3 for PS4.

During Tabletop Time, Jeff played the final version of the new Plaid Hat game, Dead of Winter, and everyone is buzzing for D&D 5th Edition.

All that, plus YOUR phone calls!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Web Ahead #79: Advanced Git with Tobias Günther

August 18, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

Git is a powerful tool for helping developers collaborate, organize, and code at their best. But like anything powerful, Git can be confusing and overwhelming. Tobias Günther joins Jen Simmons to explain how to get through the pain points. They talk about branching, team workflows, remote servers, submodules, GUI tools, and more.

Hosted by Jen Simmons.


The Ihnatko Almanac #112: Thor Does Not Wear a Con Badge

August 18, 2014 at 12:30PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

Andy and Dan talk about Hanx Writer, mushing across Alaska, the Performing Flea, Blackwing pencils, and more.

Hosted by Andy Ihnatko & Dan Benjamin.