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Road Work #203: Biff Instead of Marty

October 22, 2020 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

Dan and John talk about jumpscares, dogs, and kids.

The bonus content, in which they discuss their thoughts about the election, can be found here.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


5by5 at the Movies #107: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 107 - "Penskaa"

October 21, 2020 at 2:00PM • 28 minutes

This week is splattered with the news you love, an update on where we are on the charts, and some more News To Lighten The Moods!

PLUS a sweet ass review and tons more sound effects.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #341: Fearless Principles with Jason Taylor

October 21, 2020 at 5:00AM • 23 minutes

Jason Taylor is currently a Principal Software Engineer at TextUs. He has been a software engineer for 15 years but it is his first ever podcast appearance! He and Brittany dig into what being a principal means (key: confidence) and discuss some spooky Rails horror stories.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


Home Work #247: Motivations

October 20, 2020 at 4:00PM • 35 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss what motivates them in their work (and hobbies) amid a pandemic and other obligations.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


Back to Work #500: The Legacy of Guessing

October 20, 2020 at 1:45PM • 1 hour 27 minutes

DISCUSSED: Sending good vibes to The Dude; Merlin has a couple awesome app recommendations; some Follow-Up on the Apple Event, including what your hosts are ordering and what they're each excited about; which kinds of things your hosts do and do not find useful about the Apple Rumor Industrial Complex; Dan tries on a new iOS camera app; Merlin recommends a clever web cam app; some of our voice friends hear well, others understand well, and some sound good, but none (for now) do it all; finally, Dan finds some productivity insight, courtesy of The Buddha.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Road Work #202: A Culture of Eels

October 19, 2020 at 5:30PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

John and Dan discuss hurry, curry, and worry.

The bonus content for this episode can be found here.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #361: Mario Rivera: Xbox Series X launch list, PS5 UI, Gamestop, Among Us, Dead by Daylight, Ghost of Tsushima, Oculus Quest 2, Walking Dead Saints and Sinners

October 19, 2020 at 12:00AM • 2 hours

Jeff and Christian welcome Mario Rivera from Dualshockers to the show this week to discuss Gamestop deal to sell Xbox Series X, PS5's new UI, the 30 launch titles for Series X and S, and more!

The Playlist: Solitaire Conspiracy, Among Us, Dead by Daylight, Ghost of Tsushima Legends, World of Warcraft Shadowlands pre-patch, Rock Band 4

VR Talk: Oculus Quest 2, The Climb, Pistol Whip, Walking Dead Saints and Sinners

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #252: The Network Persuasion

October 17, 2020 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Horace on iPhone 12, MagSafe, HomePod mini and 5G.

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


Ruby on Rails Podcast #340: dry-rb, ROM.rb & “My Time with Rails is Up” with Piotr Solnica

October 14, 2020 at 5:00AM • 29 minutes

Ruby is more than Rails. Brittany welcomed Piotr Solnica, Senior Ruby Backend Engineer at Castle.io and creator of ROM.rb and dry-rb core team member to the show to discuss his new job, OSS contributions and why he left Rails.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #106: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 106 - "New & Improved"

October 14, 2020 at 2:00AM • 54 minutes

This week: Keith gets some new toys. Dan dives deep. And the sound quality gets a major upgrade. News about the future of AMC, Pixar's "Soul", Disney focusing on streaming stuff and more!

Plus: How did Sacha Baron Cohen almost die, what's up with the Furiosa prequel and WHY GOD OH WHY does DC have such a crazy terrible pay discrepancy!?

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.