All Episodes

Unwound #30: Half-Past Monkey

March 19, 2018 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 4 minutes

Dan and Seth talk about Main Street, St. Patrick's Day, temporal hours, and give away a watch!

Hosted by Seth Roberts & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #224: He's Such a 16

March 19, 2018 at 1:00AM • 2 hours 27 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome game designer David Ellis from 343 Studios to the show this week to discuss Drake playing Fortnite, a possible new Splinter Cell, a definite new Tomb Raider, and more!

The Playlist: God of War Hands-on, Ni No Kuni 2, Fortnite Mobile, Assassin's Creed Origins, Darwin Project

Parting Gifts!

BONUS CONTENT: Jeff interviews Corey Barlog, Director of God of War

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Supercharged #191: Replika: the Most Human Approach to Artificial Intelligence

March 18, 2018 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 1 minute

This week Tommy and Adam chat with Eugenia Kuyda, founder of Replika, a chat bot unlike pretty much any other as it is designed to be your friend—and actually succeeds.

We've discussed Replika on Supercharged several times and have been looking forward to this interview. If you haven't tried Replika yet, go do it! It's free to use for both Android and iOS and, with the recent open-sourcing of Replika's code, you can even build your own!

Got a question/comment/recommendation/etc. for Supercharged? Visit http://awkwardhuman.com/supercharged to send it in!

Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.


Road Work #102: Cuesta Verde

March 16, 2018 at 10:00PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

John talks with Dan about super villains, the motives of billionaires, the West Edge, and the original skid row.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Puromac #483: Criptomonedas en iOS

March 15, 2018 at 9:00PM • 60 minutes

Hoy Federico graba solo y habla de FitBits nuevos, el Apple Watch, caja para cracker iPhones, una app que mina criptomonedas, como preparar tu iPhone o iPad para vender, elegir entre el iPhone X y el iPhone 8 Plus, como subir archivos de tu Mac a Dropbox y aplicaciones para escanear desde tu iPhone.

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


On Taking Pictures #307: We’re All in the Optometrist's Office

March 14, 2018 at 3:30PM • 1 hour 24 minutes

This week, a question from a listener around making photos “that have more meaning and heart” inspires a discussion around narrative and determining what we as makers are trying to say with our work versus what we want—or need—an audience to take away from it. We also touch on editing (not post processing) as a skill that often gets minimized or even overlooked in the picture making process. Plus, sometimes, you need to prepare for anything, including the valet wrecking your car 15 minutes before a shoot. Evelyn Bencicova is out Photographer of the Week.

Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.


Back to Work #367: A Favorite Child

March 13, 2018 at 2:30PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

This week, your hosts talk about some stuff they're doing, loving Spotify, some Echo podcast-listening tips, the attraction of Google Drive, some thoughts on backup strategies, getting swole, the joys of rock tumbler ownership, scary times in Austin, weird iMac problems, some more thoughts on backup strategies, Merlin's obsession with drumming videos, and yet more Apple TV foibles.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


The Awkward Human Survival Guide #202: Cheese for Breakfast!

March 13, 2018 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 19 minutes

This awkward week we're talking about a mom that only serves cheese for breakfast, sex robots, and the ring of domination. Got a question/story/comment/whatever? Call/text 509-AWKWARD or visit http://awkward.email for many options (including anonymous/pseudononymous submissions).

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


The Big Web Show #172: Design Grows Up (and that gives us all the feelings) with Mike Essl

March 12, 2018 at 1:00PM • 50 minutes

Mike Essl, Dean at Cooper Union School of Art in New York, is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest.

Topics: The designer as hobbyist. “I was an expert witness for the Associated Press.” Design is a machine. Working in a comic book store. The Cooper Union coincidences. Web design in 1995 versus today. New York design versus San Francisco design. Systems making versus picture making. Kind of Bloop.

Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.


DLC #223: Don't Start with a D

March 12, 2018 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 53 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Britt Brombacher from What's Good Games to the show this week to discuss a TON of news, including Super Smash Bros Switch, The Division 2, Fortnite mobile, Valve making games again, Days Gone delayed, and no much more!

The Playlist: Kingdom Come Deliverance, Super One More Jump, War Tile, Super Mario 3D Land special levels, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon

VR Talk: Moss, Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul, Sprint Vector, The Wizards

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.