All Episodes

On the Grid #78: Unqualified

August 21, 2014 at 9:00PM • 48 minutes

This episode, we take a bit of a diversion and talk about Ferguson, MO.

Hosted by Andy Mangold, Dan Auer, and Matt McInerney.

Supercharged #16: The Personal Trainer in Your Pocket

August 21, 2014 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the bad news about tracking data and exercising with your smartphone. We’re also answering your questions about choosing a Mac laptop, what to do when you buy a bad phone, and overcoming exercise plateaus.

Guests: Thorin Klosowski and Ryan Hanna.

Hosted by Adam Dachis.

Latest in Paleo #118: Rewilding Without Matches

August 21, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

On this week's show, we feature a conversation with guest, Claire Dunn. She is the author of "My Year Without Matches," which she wrote after spending a year living simply in an Australian forest. She tells us about the experience and how it has affected her. Plus, you'll hear wise words from an indigenous Kalahari leader and also from George Monbiot who talks about rewilding our world.

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.

Write For Your Life #124: Hanks But No Hanks

August 21, 2014 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Iain and Donna talk about Hanx Writer, the new writing app co-launched by Tom Hanks, why teenage girls love Wattpad, Facebook the destroyer, and then much more about the literary technique of foreshadowing.

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.

Better Know a Jackal #9: virginia

August 21, 2014 at 8:00AM • 50 minutes

An interview with Virginia Roberts.

Hosted by Mike Beasterfeld.

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 Anders Brownworth & Horace Dediu.