All Episodes

The Daily Edition #67: "Pawned"

May 9, 2011 at 4:00PM

Dan and Jen discuss the latest tech news, Chrome security, virtual machines, and more.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Build and Analyze #24: PHP's Not A "Bad Language"

May 9, 2011 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Dan and Marco discuss "good" and "bad" programming languages (related to Hypercritical's episode #15), code-writing styles, intellectual-property infringement, and third-party RAM in Macs.

Hosted by Marco Arment & Dan Benjamin.


The Incomparable #37: Shadow War of the Night Dragons

May 9, 2011 at 1:00PM

Our Book Club discusses the works of sci-fi writer John Scalzi, including "Old Man's War." We also talk about "The Forever War" and many other books. We play the "new author remakes classic novel" game we just invented. Find out why Dan says "Ce Podcast est Fini!" And stay after the end to learn Jason's secret plan to create a terrible sci-fi trilogy.

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Dan Moren & Scott McNulty.


Latest in Paleo #15: They Want Me to Eat What?!

May 9, 2011 at 8:00AM

This week's Latest in Paleo topics include: weight loss, wood-filler in processed foods, over diagnosis, sleep, foodie elitism, asthma, color of food, ancel keys' cherry picking, grains make us fat, choosing our battles, a "Blog of the Week," "Moment of Paleo" and Ray Kurzweil talks about The Singularity "After the Bell," too.

Hosted by Angelo Coppola.


Mac Power Users #49: Mac Maintenance

May 7, 2011 at 6:46PM

Katie and David dive deep on Mac maintenance issues, practices, and and tools. Links of Note Mac OS X Console Mac OS X Software Update Mac App Store CNet Tech Tracker Macworld on Repairing Permissions Apple on Zapping PRAM Apple on Snow Leopard Caches Apple on Disk Fragmentation Cocktail Onyx Drive Genius Follow Up Links.

Hosted by David Sparks & Katie Floyd.


The Incomparable #38: Curse of the Bad Plot

May 7, 2011 at 1:00PM

Flash discussion of Doctor Who's "Curse of the Black Spot." We try to give it CPR, but we do it wrong and the patient dies. Or, no, wait! It came back to life! Hooray! Unrelated: why Rory is like Kenny from "South Park."

Hosted by Jason Snell with special guests Dan Moren & Serenity Caldwell.


The Daily Edition #66: Infectious

May 6, 2011 at 5:00PM

Dan and Jen discuss the latest tech news and much, much more on this Friday edition of the show!

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


After Dark #21: After Hypercritical 016

May 6, 2011 at 5:00PM

Dan Benjamin and John Siracusa after Hypercritical episode 16.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


Hypercritical #16: The Soap Opera Effect

May 6, 2011 at 4:30PM • 1 hour 42 minutes

John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin repent after two episodes on programming languages by discussing TV technology…after about 45 minutes of (so-called) follow-up on Apple's potential use of ARM CPUs in Macs, gaming performance in Mac OS X, and yes, a bit more about programming.

Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.


Let's Make Mistakes #4: The Designer's Mother

May 6, 2011 at 2:30PM

In this special mothers' day episode, Mike and Katie talk about where designers come from, how to explain to your parents what you do, and profane pottery.

Hosted by Katie Gillum & Mike Monteiro.