Supercharged

Supercharged

Every week, Supercharged tackles a complex—and sometimes unusual—question about technology, science, psychology, and human existence to find out how we can approach life better in our rapidly changing world.

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Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



#224: Brilliant Assholes

January 17, 2019 at 5:00PM • 50 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss whether being brilliant or visionary gives you any right to be an asshole to the people who work for you. Does it bring out better work or are you just a bad person with intelligence and/or creativity?


#223: Too Many Apps?

January 10, 2019 at 12:00PM • 49 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss the sea of apps we now have to chose from, whether or not it's a good thing, and how to handle the overload.


#222: Surviving the Holidays (Financially)

December 20, 2018 at 5:00PM • 54 minutes

Tommy and Adam talking about gift-giving and the holidays and the trouble that comes along with it.


#221: Social Media Addiction

December 13, 2018 at 1:00PM • 53 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss most of the world's addiction to social media, what problems it causes, and what you can do about it.


#220: The Trouble with Voting

November 22, 2018 at 1:00PM • 51 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss the issues with voting and why the methods can sometimes make it very confusing.


#219: USA Really?

November 8, 2018 at 12:00PM • 37 minutes

Tommy and Adam discuss the next phase of Russia's online strategy.


#218: Hack Your DRM!

November 3, 2018 at 12:00PM • 42 minutes

It's now legal to hack your DRM under very specific circumstances. Also, Apple releases some stuff and it's the usual mix of solid product updates and excessively high "fashion-brand" prices.


#217: The Best Way to Review an Android App

October 28, 2018 at 3:00PM • 50 minutes

Tommy brings in a long list of Android app reviews that make no sense. He and Adam discuss the phenomenon of weird reviews online and why they exist.


#216: Corporate Espionage!

October 18, 2018 at 2:00PM • 54 minutes

This week Tommy and Adam take go deep and tackle the topic of corporate espionage as Apple, Amazon, Google and others combat this fake or real trend.


#215: Give It Up!

October 11, 2018 at 12:00PM • 57 minutes

This week on Supercharged, Tommy and Adam discuss giving things up, letting go, quitting bad habits, and things like that! If you've struggled to let go of something, this one's for you.