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Ruby on Rails Podcast #350: A Diverse Array of New Voices with Starr Horne

December 23, 2020 at 8:00AM • 33 minutes

Starr Horne is co-founder and one of the original developers of Honeybadger - an exception monitoring service with deep ties in the ruby community. Recently she has worked to bring a diverse array of new voices to Honeybadger's blog. She offers insightful advice on producing great content for developers.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

Back to Work #510: I Cannot Afford Your Loyalty

December 22, 2020 at 3:00PM • 1 hour 37 minutes

DISCUSSED: The generational struggle to understand things we can't understand, dealing with other people, and Star Wars.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

Home Work #256: Focus, Focus, Focus

December 22, 2020 at 10:00AM • 27 minutes

Harry and Dave discuss the kinds of activities home workers and freelancers might want to focus their time on during the holiday break and beyond.

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.

DLC #370: Lana Bachynski: Cyberpunk 2077, Fortnite, Stadia on iOS, Immortals Fenix Rising, Back 4 Blood Alpha, Spiritfarer, The Pathless, BugSnax, Hades

December 21, 2020 at 12:00AM • 2 hours 14 minutes

Jeff and Christian are joined by Lana Bachynski from Riot Games to discuss Sony pulling Cyberpunk 2077 from their store, Google Stadia making it to iOS, Fortnite getting an Among Us mode, and more!

The Playlist: Spiritfarer, The Pathless, Fortnight Spy Within mode, BugSnax, Hades, Back 4 Blood Alpha, Airborne Kingdom, Immortals: Fenix Rising, Cyberpunk 2077

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.

The Critical Path #258: Not So Much the Romans

December 19, 2020 at 5:00PM • 52 minutes

Horace on Fitness+, AirPods Max and where Apple might be in 2023.

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

Road Work #209: Every Scroungers Dream

December 18, 2020 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 19 minutes

John and Dan talk about coins.

The bonus content for this episode can be listened to here!

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.

5by5 at the Movies #115: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 115 - Good Mourning

December 16, 2020 at 2:00PM • 23 minutes

This week's episode is short and sweet. We lost long time contributor to the show Hashi, the coughing dog. He was loved by all and we will miss him.

A couple news stories still. Tom Cruise takes a stand (on an apple box), Batman is cussing, and insurance premiums for the elderly are through the roof.

Co-host: Dan Richardson

Special note: If you'd like to contribute to Hashi's funeral and memorial please give at or send directly on venmo @keithruckus Thank you for your support at this time.

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.

Ruby on Rails Podcast #349: From Air Traffic Controller to Tech Lead with John Cech

December 16, 2020 at 8:00AM • 27 minutes

Based in Portland, Oregon, John Cech is a Senior Ruby Developer working at Planet Argon. John works on a wide-range of client projects as a Tech Lead and provides mentorship to interns and junior developers having started out there as a junior, himself.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.

Back to Work #509: The End of the River

December 15, 2020 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

Sometimes, no one can see the ball—let alone reach the ball.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.

Home Work #255: 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

December 15, 2020 at 9:30AM • 35 minutes

Harry and Dave each recommend their top five holiday gifts for 2020 across a variety of price points, from stocking stuffers to "Grail Gifts."

Hosted by Dave Caolo & Harry Marks.