On the Grid Retired

On the Grid

Thinking out loud about design weekly.

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Hosted by Andy Mangold, Dan Auer, and Matt McInerney.



#8: Limited

September 3, 2012 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 3 minutes

This week we talk about Andy's new watch, the problem with magazines, limitations, and Minecraft.


#7: Squaring Up

August 29, 2012 at 9:00PM • 42 minutes

This week we talk about a redesign proposal for Wikipedia, Beck's sheet music album, making rates public, and Square's deal with Starbucks.


#6: Skeuomorphonostalgism

August 25, 2012 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

This week we talk about looking back, fearing the future, comedy’s similarity to design, and paving your own way.


#5: Build, Destroy, Build

August 14, 2012 at 9:00PM • 55 minutes

This week we discussed file systems, putting your ideas into the world, simplicity vs. complexity, and destroying your work for the sake of greatness.


#4: Free Doughnuts

August 11, 2012 at 9:00PM • 59 minutes

Episode 4 of On the Grid.


#3: Designing Economies

August 7, 2012 at 9:00PM • 53 minutes

This week we discussed corporate transparency, local retail and economic models.


#2: A Public Outcry

July 31, 2012 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 2 minutes

This week we discussed public reactions to design, critique in the modern day, and endless amounts of creative content on the internet.


#1: Replacing your Eyes

July 24, 2012 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 21 minutes

Pilot episode of On the Grid.