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Tech Douchebags #15: The Privileged Prick

July 7, 2014 at 9:00AM • 1 hour 9 minutes

In this week’s meeting, Michael Schechter of 5by5's Mikes On Mics shares his life-long struggle with productivity, optimizing past the point of "good enough", figuring out how to make his potentially off-putting personality work to his advantage, and having what he outputs reflect who he truly is, at least in that very moment.

In addition, we discuss how early adopters are always romanticized as technological trend setters for the mainstream public, why geeks are addicted to trying out anything slightly different to what they already have, and how we always fruitlessly project our willingness to change onto others.

It concludes with Michael completing step five by admitting that due to his privileged upbringing, most of his so-called "problems" are not as dire to solve as opposed to ones faced by 99% of the population at large.

Hosted by Jordan Cooper.

Mac Power Users #201: Mac at Home, PC at Work

July 7, 2014 at 2:30AM • 1 hour 35 minutes

David and Katie are joined by Gabe Weatherhead discuss the struggles with using a Mac as your primary platform at home while being forced to use a PC at work and suggestions for how to stay productive when sliding between platforms.

Thanks to MPU listener Jigar Talati for assistance with the shownotes this week!

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.

Ruby on Rails Podcast #157: Lex Friedman is Hiring a Ruby on Rails Developer for the Midroll Podcast Ad Network

July 5, 2014 at 8:00AM • 59 minutes

Sean Devine talks to Lex Friedman, the EVP Sales and Development of Midroll, a large podcast ad sales network. Lex describes the full time Ruby on Rails programming position that they are looking to fill. There's also plenty of behind-the-scenes stories about the podcasting world.

If you want to apply for the Ruby on Rails position at Midroll, email

Hosted by Sean Devine.

The Frequency #164: Eagles Gathering on a Porch in the Snow

July 4, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

Haddie and Dan gather on the 4th of July to celebrate America's birthday and talk about all the crazy amazing overdue links!

Hosted by Haddie Cooke & Dan Benjamin.

Overtired #3: Firecracker Fourth of July

July 4, 2014 at 7:45PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

Brett and Christina discuss soccer, Amazon Fire TV and home media, bit rot, tag rot, and more things that one might get unduly excited about when one hasn't slept for a while.

Hosted by Brett Terpstra & Christina Warren.

Home Work #118: More on Retainers, Selling Subscriptions, and Air Conditioning

July 4, 2014 at 9:00AM • 34 minutes

Dave and Aaron continue their exploration of retainers for freelancers, and also talk about the idea of selling services in general. And air conditioners.

Hosted by Aaron Mahnke & Dave Caolo.

Workflowing #127: Choosing The Life You Want with Brett Kelly

July 4, 2014 at 8:00AM • 59 minutes

"The Mikes" are finally joined by Brett Kelly to discuss his recent decision to leave his job at Evernote in order to focus on his personal projects and, more importantly, on his family.

Hosted by Michael Schechter & Mike Vardy.

The Incomparable #201: Democracy is Awful

July 4, 2014 at 12:15AM • 1 hour 47 minutes

Break out the stars and stripes, put on your tap shoes, crawl into your shame hole, and join us for a very patriotic edition of Old Movie Club. We discuss the musical "1776," which stars KITT from "Knight Rider" and the guy from "The White Shadow," and the biopic musical "Yankee Doodle Dandy," which stars James Cagney.

Featuring panelists Philip Michaels, Andy Ihnatko, Monty Ashley, Steve Lutz, Glenn Fleishman, and David J. Loehr.

Hosted by Jason Snell.

On the Grid #72: Turning the Knobs

July 3, 2014 at 9:00PM • 47 minutes

This week we talked about Facebook's emotional contagion experiment.

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

Puromac #300: 300 es el 200

July 3, 2014 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

Fede y Flavio hacen un episodio especial de Puromac, con una recopilación de momentos en los primeros 200 episodios. Gracias a todos los que nos ayudaron hace muuuuucho tiempo para buscar y catalogar los recortes.

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.