The Pipeline Retired

The Pipeline

The Pipeline is an interview show, featuring in-depth conversations with innovators, designers, geeks, newsmakers, entrepreneurs, and people who create amazing things.

Hosted by Dan Benjamin.


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#57: Aaron Hillegass

September 2, 2011 at 10:00AM • 41 minutes

Aaron Hillegass joins Dan Benjamin to discuss writing, his path as an entrepreneur, Apple, NeXT, Steve Jobs, speaking, conferences, monastic developers, and more.

Special guest Aaron Hillegass.


#56: Rich Siegel

June 2, 2011 at 5:00PM • 40 minutes

Rich Siegel, founder of Bare Bones, talks with Dan Benjamin about his company's long history, shaping products, building, growing and supporting a business and customer base, running a virtual company, hiring the right people, and more.

Special guest Rich Siegel.


#55: Jonathan Mann

May 20, 2011 at 6:00AM • 36 minutes

Jonathan Mann, best known as the "song a day guy", talks with Dan Benjamin about songwriting, creativity, inspiration, music, the web, and fighting negativity with positive honesty.

Special guest Jonathan Mann.


#54: Ethan Marcotte

May 12, 2011 at 3:45PM • 35 minutes

Ethan Marcotte talks with Dan Benjamin about writing, design, creativity, being an entrepreneur vs. a corporate stooge, responsive web design, and more.

Special guest Ethan Marcotte.


#53: Craig Adams

May 6, 2011 at 5:15AM • 35 minutes

Craig Adams, creator of Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery joins Dan Benjamin to talk about creating the game, Steve Jobs and Nintendo's Miyamoto, the importance of crafting user experience, impossible transitions, and "pretending long enough" to be successful.

Special guest Craig D. Adams.


#52: Horace Dediu

April 28, 2011 at 2:00PM • 31 minutes

Horace Dediu joins Dan Benjamin to discuss to discuss the life of the professional smartphone analyst, how he built asymco.com to 500,000 readers in only 9 months, curated market intelligence, the language of business, engineering, asymmetry, fearlessness, knowing what you're doing, the post-pc world, and the concept of the disruptive lens.

Special guest Horace Dediu.


#51: Michael Friedman

April 22, 2011 at 8:30AM • 41 minutes

Michael Friedman joins Dan Benjamin to talk about reality television, winning an Emmy, online audio and video, record companies, cable TV, the future of media as we know it, changing careers from "suit to editor," scarcity, creativity, and more.

Special guest Michael Friedman.


#50: Ze Frank

April 14, 2011 at 2:00PM • 34 minutes

Ze Frank joins Dan Benjamin to discuss writing, video work, The Show, Star.me, creativity, and business.

Special guest Ze Frank.


#49: Philip Elmer-DeWitt

April 5, 2011 at 8:00AM • 38 minutes

Philip Elmer-DeWitt, 30-year magazine veteran, joins Dan Benjamin to discuss writing, technology, apple, and the changing world of online publishing.

Special guest Philip Elmer-DeWitt.


#48: Garrett Dimon

March 30, 2011 at 4:00PM • 42 minutes

Garrett Dimon joins Dan Benjamin to discuss going independent, starting a business, the entrepreneurial spirit, big wins, dark days, and more.