All Episodes

Back to Work #465: That 20-Minute Sting

February 18, 2020 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 25 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin isn't quite awake yet and has some audio struggles in the midst of a new project; Dan is bringing back The Podcast Method; committing something to media can still be very special; podcasts are cool, and you should make one; praise for Temple Grandin, a Jason Snell video, and a big upgrade over the stock Home app for iOS; solid syncing has raised a lot of boats; updates on the iOS text editor landscape; and, finally, thoughts on the future of sustainable iOS app development.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #326: Anthony Taormina: PS5 problems, Anthem, Division 2, Geoff Keighley out of E3, Outriders, Wolcen, Dreams, Path of the Warrior

February 17, 2020 at 2:00AM • 1 hour 56 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to discuss potential pricing issues for the PS5, the rebirth of Anthem and The Division 2, Geoff Keighley pulling out of E3 and more!

The Playlist: Outriders, Wolcen, Dreams, NBA Jam, Division 2

VR Talk: Path of the Warrior

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #241: Ex Machina: The Tin Can

February 16, 2020 at 4:00PM • 56 minutes

Horace and Judd pay homage to one of the most powerful enabling technologies of the early 20th Century: The Tin Can.

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


Ruby on Rails Podcast #307: Choosing the Right Tech Stack with Dave Paola

February 13, 2020 at 9:30AM • 31 minutes

Dave Paola was cofounder and CTO at Bloc. He is now the cofounder of Jellyswitch, unleashing the power of the distributed workforce. Dave and Brittany converse about choosing frameworks, bootcamps and frontend frameworks.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #71: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 71 - "How Did Parasite So Well With No Host?"

February 12, 2020 at 12:00AM • 31 minutes

THREE CHEERS FOR PARASITE!!! BEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR!

This week we talk Oscar things, Razzie things, DCEU stuff and just a little sprinkle of everything else.

Plus... go see "Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey." Go. Do it. Plz.

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #464: Winter's Not Done with Me Yet

February 11, 2020 at 12:45PM • 1 hour 35 minutes

DISCUSSED: new muting!; infrastructure is hard; on dogs; Dan gets a podcast recommendation from his fish guy; who we're 'shipping on Star Trek; a free musical performance for a beloved sponsor; some good TED talks; do we like ligatures in monospace fonts?; Dan is getting restarted with OmniFocus, and Merlin has many, many thoughts and suggestions; finally, your hosts conclude by communicating The Pig Joke. Classic.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #325: Todd Oxtra: Animal Crossing, Dan Hauser leaves Rockstar, Xbox Series X, Activision goes mobile, Geforce Now, Children of Morta, Control, Hades, Gylt, Ape Out, Scourgebringer, Until You Fall

February 10, 2020 at 12:00AM • 1 hour 56 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Todd Oxtra from the Secret Friends Unite podcast to the show this week to discuss Animal Crossing on Switch not allowing saves, Dan Hauser leaving Rockstar, Xbox isn't competing with Sony, and more!

The Playlist: Geforce Now, Children of Morta, Control, Hades, Gylt, Ape Out, Scourgebringer

VR Talk: Ghost Gian, Deadly Burrito, Until You Fall

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


The Critical Path #240: Health Kick

February 9, 2020 at 8:30PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

Horace considers what body parts Apple needs to colonize next to achieve its goals in Health. Also, the coronavirus.

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


Ruby on Rails Podcast #306: Ask For The Job with Brian Mariani (Part II)

February 5, 2020 at 7:00AM • 33 minutes

Back by popular demand, Brian is back! Brian Mariani, founder of Mirror Placement, a Ruby on Rails focused recruiting firm, came back to share his wisdom on financial negotiations, what it is like to recruit from both the client and developer side and that one overlooked tip to get the job.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


5by5 at the Movies #70: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 69 - "More in-depth - less in-depth"

February 5, 2020 at 12:00AM • 38 minutes

Back with more fan reviews, a check in on Bryan, and we start looking at Box Office Mojo (and we'll continue to!).

We chat about all the Super Bowl trailers that caught our attention, some musical news, and more! PLUS personal feelings on certain groundlings stars and what sparked Keith's childlike wonder!

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.