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Ruby on Rails Podcast #232: The Ruby Identity

August 22, 2017 at 4:00PM • 43 minutes

This week, Kyle chats with Wynn Netherland from Librato about his REST API history, what building APIs with Rails and Ruby is like these days, and what he thinks about GraphQL in its quest to be the new Platform.

Hosted by Kyle Daigle.


Unwound #15: Doing Math on Your Watch

August 22, 2017 at 3:15PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week, Seth and Dan talk about bezels, doing math on your watch, magnetism, and more.

Hosted by Seth Roberts & Dan Benjamin.


Back to Work #338: Ambush Site

August 22, 2017 at 2:45PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

TOPIC: It's like elevator buttons.

This week, Dan and Merlin talk a lot about komodo dragons. Also, homework sucks, seed codes rule, and @Movesapp drools.

How do we get so scared about things? How cool did flying used to be?

Your hosts respond to listener questions about the state of self-tracking, and the scourge of extraneous device notifications.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #194: Pre-Order Problem

August 21, 2017 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 28 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome John Davison back to the show this week to discuss Xbox One X at Gamescom, The Amazing Eternals announcement, a price drop for Vive, no more Mass Effect, and more!

The Playlist: Fortnite, Starcraft Remastered, Overwatch, Sonic Mania, PUBG, Uncharted: The Lost Legacy, Nidhogg 2

VR Talk: Rez Infinite, Sound Boxing, WePlayVR room experience

Tabletop Time: Gen Con, Vegas Wits & Wagers

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


On Taking Pictures #278: One and A Quarter Step Forward

August 21, 2017 at 10:15AM • 1 hour 26 minutes

This week, how do you know when you’re making good work? There are so many factors that contribute to the success of a project that worrying about a subjective definition of good ends up getting lost. Is just doing the work — any work — more important than whether or not you call it good? Marvin Newman is our Photographer of the Week.

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.


The Awkward Human Survival Guide #178: Dowry of the Puss

August 21, 2017 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 20 minutes

This awkward week we're talking about boy pussy, mommy's panty raid, and when feline affection goes too far. Questions/comments/stories/whatevers? Call/text 509-AWKWARD or visit awkward.email for all your options!

Special Guest: Nobody, because she got in a car accident :(

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


Supercharged #165: Productivity Problems

August 21, 2017 at 12:00AM • 42 minutes

This week on Supercharged, Tommy and Adam consider productivity, and when to much effort to be productive exacerbates the problem the effort attempts to solve.

Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.


Back to Work #337: Cognitive Bottleneck

August 18, 2017 at 4:00PM • 1 hour 11 minutes

TOPIC: How do you know when you're legitimately overwhelmed?

This episode, your hosts catch up on Florida, schedule and sleep consistency, ladders vs. walls, travel mania, and the fraught landscape of personal device security.

Your hosts respond to listener feedback and questions regarding feeling overwhelmed and dealing with dumb clocks.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Back to Work #336: Town Centre Plaza Spot

August 18, 2017 at 3:45PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

TOPIC: Keep your hand away from the giant's mouth!

This week, Dan and Merlin look back on summer and forward to the new school year. Also, some excellent ad hoc Business Analysis about the past and future of malls and other retail outposts.

Your hosts respond to listener feedback and questions regarding domain name speculation and options for tracking multiple currencies

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


The Awkward Human Survival Guide #177: The Butt Whisperer

August 17, 2017 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 31 minutes

This awkward week we're talking about romance for Jack, lesbian age gaps, and managing post-breakup friends with benefits. Questions/comments/stories/whatevers? Visit awkward.email or call/text 509-AWKWARD! :)

Special Guest: Mark Waters of the GaymeOn Podcast

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