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Road Work #182: Extrovertville

April 19, 2020 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

John and Dan discuss special alone times.

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Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #314: Active Storage & Modern Images with Mark Hutter

April 16, 2020 at 6:00AM • 29 minutes

Mark is a lead engineer at Landing, a new platform for providing flexible living solutions for today’s renters. He is also the co-organizer of the Birmingham on Rails conference. He guested on the podcast to propose the simple question: can ActiveStorage be used for image serving in your modern web apps?

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #80: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 80 - Guest: Christopher F Todd

April 14, 2020 at 11:00PM • 47 minutes

This week we talk about Bob Iger coming back in to right the ship, update the super hero movie schedule, Nato's response to movies (yes.. THAT NATO). And much more!

Plus some Marvel updates, who hasn't seen "Dune" yet - and where do Mermaids EXACTLY have hair?

Guest Skype Interview: Christopher F Todd

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #473: French on Tom Sawyer

April 14, 2020 at 2:45PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

DISCUSSED: Dan loves it when things just work and so does Merlin; Dan is composting, and Merlin is down to clown; ¡repita después de mi!; massive real-time follow-up; playing with iBeacons; excellent follow-up and notes from listeners; many reccomendations; memories of Grad Night; this is a very silly one.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


Home Work #220: Episode 220

April 13, 2020 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Home Work is back with a new co-host. Dave Caolo and Harry Marks discuss tips for working from home for those who haven't done it before (thanks COVID-19).

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.


DLC #334: Greg Miller: Final Fantasy VII Remake, PS5 controller, Stadia, Resident Evil 3 Remake, Valorant, Half-Life Alyx, The Division 2, Borderlands 3

April 12, 2020 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Greg Miller from Kinda Funny to the show this week to discuss the newly unveiled PS5 controller, Stadia going free for 2 months, real science inside Borderlands 3, and more!

The Playlist: Final Fantasy VII Remake, Resident Evil 3 Remake Animal Crossing, The Division 2, Borderlands 3, Valorant

VR Talk: Half-Life Alyx

Christian is raising money for St Jude's Children's Research Hospital! Find out how to help here: https://donate.tiltify.com/@christianspicer/2020playlive

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #181: A War of Toasters

April 10, 2020 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 6 minutes

John explores the cycle of life.

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The bonus content.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Ruby on Rails Podcast #313: Strangler Fig Pattern & God Objects with Adrianna Chang

April 9, 2020 at 5:00AM • 30 minutes

Adrianna Chang is a developer intern at Shopify and a member of the inaugural cohort for Shopify’s Dev Degree program, a 4-year work-integrated learning program. She joined Brittany to discuss her latest blog post, "Refactoring Legacy Code with the Strangler Fig Pattern”.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #79: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 79 - "Ezra Killer"

April 8, 2020 at 1:00AM • 42 minutes

This week we update with more pushbacks and our first movie to go into the ether. Plus "Artemis Fowl" gets pulled from theatrical release and is doing to Disney+. PLUS a whole lot of talk about the "Buttholes" of "Cats".

Then we break down what exactly is going on with Ezra Miller.

Co-Host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #472: Sunday Afternoon Feeling

April 7, 2020 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

TW: very brief mention of suicide around minute 24.

DISCUSSED: a classic three-act episode! Expertise is difficult to explain—let alone to teach; the Sunday Scaries are real; it's an interesting (and surprising) time for people with anxiety and depression; let's keep trying to give each other a break; some follow-up on Descript and the One-Drawer Project; You Look Nice Today is back; finally, Dan has some tips on surviving working from home.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.