All Episodes

Podcast Method #2: If It Sounds Good, It Is Good

December 11, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 14 minutes

Dan talks about recording multiple people remotely and in the same room, the importance of cover artwork, editing as a crutch, streaming live, and answers listener questions, and for the special Tech segment, he is joined by guest Jim Metzendorf to explain audio compression in podcasting.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Getting There #18: Forgiveness and Regret

December 11, 2014 at 10:45AM • 1 hour 12 minutes

In which we discuss our regrets (academic, financial, and romantic), who we might need to forgive, whether or not we even believe in forgiveness, and, hardest of all, what we need to forgive ourselves for.

Hosted by Liz Furl & Sara Stewart.


Better Know a Jackal #25: Episode 25

December 11, 2014 at 8:00AM • 32 minutes

An interview with ahuster.

Hosted by Mike Beasterfeld.


Mac Power Users #229: MPU Live: I don't do the Costanza thing

December 10, 2014 at 8:45PM • 1 hour 46 minutes

David and Katie touch base with Todd Olthoff to talk about OS X Server under Yosemite, we follow-up on iOS Apps, Email and answer listener questions about NAS, home media center, preserving family memories and more

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


Write For Your Life #139: Your Sister, The Ghost Zombie

December 10, 2014 at 4:00PM • 53 minutes

Iain and Donna talk about writers and mistakes in job applications, the huge fuss over Zoe Sugg's ghostwritten debut novel, changes to the Pulitzer Prize, and the importance of celebrating our small victories as writers.

Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.


Amplified #120: "I was in a bar somewhere"

December 10, 2014 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Jim and Shawn talk about three months with an iPhone 6 Plus, Apple lawsuits, Apple's Best of 2014 and connecting instruments to an iPad!

Hosted by Jim Dalrymple & Dan Benjamin.


The Changelog #134: Open Sourcing .NET Core with the Microsoft .NET team

December 10, 2014 at 2:30PM • 57 minutes

This week, we have members from .NET core team at Microsoft on the show to discuss Microsoft's motivation for open sourcing the base class libraries of .NET, open source vs source open, the true goal of open sourcing .NET Core, and more.

"As far as open source goes, one of the key things that we need to focus on is being able to not just release source, but also take contributions back." - Immo Landwerth @ 22:02

Hosted by Adam Stacoviak & Jerod Santo.


Back to Work #199: Merlin Mann's Best of 2014

December 9, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

TOPIC: When You Love a Voice.

This week, Dan and Merlin talk about podcasts they're loving right now. And, yeah, Merlin rants a little about overthinking and fetishizing podcast production.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


The Big Web Show #123: Leading a Design Agency with Clearleft's Andy Budd

December 9, 2014 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

In a fast-moving episode, designers Andy Budd and Jeffrey Zeldman discuss why clients spend more on toilet cleaning than design, honest pitching, the ins and outs of agile pricing, modular code libraries, selling web services instead of deliverables, the maturation of our industry since the mid-1990s, the value of reputation, design as a collaborative process, how and why agencies get invited to pitch, passion as studio marketing, our field's evolution from layout-making to strategic design thinking, and much more.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.


On Taking Pictures #137: Good is a Moving Target

December 9, 2014 at 11:30AM • 1 hour 36 minutes

This week, what makes a “good” photograph (or painting, sculpture, film, etc.)? Are there checkboxes that need to be hit or is good something more intangible, more ephemeral - maybe even exclusively personal? Also, once you do make something good, what do you charge for it? Where does value come from? Arthur Leipzig is our Photographer of the Week.

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.