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Ruby on Rails Podcast #257: Apprenticing at thoughtbot with Sarah Dawson

January 26, 2019 at 4:00PM • 18 minutes

Brittany is on the road in NYC! Her company is a new client with thoughtbot, a creative studio that helps clients build applications. Brittany took a coffee break to chat with Sarah Dawson, their newest apprentice about thoughtbot's apprenticeship program, the thin line between junior developer and established developer and her initial reaction to Rails.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

Road Work #138: John Cusak Is Me and I Am He

January 25, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 18 minutes

John and Dan discuss what's in Jude Law's backpack, the girding of loins, and John's bête noire.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.

Micromobility #18: Micromobility Safety with Steve Anderson

January 25, 2019 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 4 minutes

In this episode, we have Steve Anderson (@Rashomon2) as a guest on the podcast. Steve has a long history in motorcycle safety and engineering forensics, and more recently has been working on low powered electric vehicles. He will be speaking at the upcoming Micromobility Summit in California on the 31st of January.

We cover:
- The role of vehicle design, infrastructure and speed in micromobility safety.
- The coming emergence of different form factors, including cabin motorcycles and enclosed cargo trikes
- Different avoidance and damage mitigation options for micromobility.
- Helmets - their impact and how their role in micromobility. Be sure to check out the Danish airbag helmet, the Hovding, at
- The role of fun and joy in micromobility’s appeal.

Our sponsor for the show is Joyride, a software platform that lets you launch your own bike or scooter share system under your brand, with full consumer facing apps, and backend fleet management and integrations. Check them out at

Hosted by Oliver Bruce & Horace Dediu.

Puromac #523: Despedida de Fede

January 24, 2019 at 7:00PM • 52 minutes

Federico se va de Puromac y hablamos de eso y de que es lo que paso

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.

5by5 at the Movies #16: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 16 - OSCAR NOMINATION SPECTACULAR

January 22, 2019 at 9:00PM • 45 minutes

This week the boys discuss a BUNCH of superhero news. Like... way too much. Also a lot of disagreement over which Fyre documentary is best.

Most important - we read off all the Oscar noms! Plus our best guesses on the winners.

Co-host: Mason Scheer

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.

Back to Work #410: The Childhood Cocktail

January 22, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

DISCUSSED: dreams and whether people like hearing them; turns out: Merlin recommends a podcast episode about mental stuff; practice vs. rehearsal; visualization as a rehearsal thing; follow-up on science fair projects; our new, post-search-engine habits; Math is hard; Merlin didn't get Anna's emails; cool screen-grabbing mojo; and Dan reviews excellent listener book recommendations.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

DLC #269: Raj Deut: Mortal Kombat 11, The Division 2, Star Wars, Uncharted, New Super Luigi Bros U Deluxe, Below, Dinosaur Island, 7th Continent

January 21, 2019 at 1:15AM • 2 hours 7 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Raj Deut from ReckonerAU back to the show this week to discuss EA canceling another Star Wars game, Mortal Kombat 11's big reveal, a new director for the Uncharted movie and more!

The Playlist: The Division 2, Below, The Garden Between, Diablo 3, New Super Luigi Bros U Deluxe, Mortal Kombat, Heroes of the Storm

Tabletop Time: 7th Continent, Dinosaur Island

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.

The Awkward Human Survival Guide #236: Peeing for Feminism

January 20, 2019 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 9 minutes

This awkward week we're talking about mom's erotica, HIV for the whole family, and mandatory hole waxing with special guest Lauren Smerkanich!

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

The Critical Path #217: Gandhi Edition

January 20, 2019 at 12:00PM • 54 minutes

Horace wonders whether or not Ghandi and Mao would use the same iPhone, shares what he'd like to hear in the upcoming AAPL earnings call and, finally, reveals which Ikea serves the best meatballs in the entire world.

Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.

Puromac #522: Puromac en CES 2019

January 17, 2019 at 6:00PM • 1 hour 50 minutes

Hoy en Puromac, Fede y Flavio hablan de las experiencias en CES 2019, no solo de que habia, sino de que habia interesante y que tendencias nos afectaran muy pronto, varias noticias relacionadas con Apple, trucos y respuestas a preguntas de Twitter

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.