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.

Got a question you'd like us to answer or comment for the show? Visit awkward.email for lots of options! Check out our Subreddit, too!

Hosted by Adam Dachis and Darren Herczeg.



#83: Mediturkey

November 25, 2015 at 11:45PM • 1 hour 16 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Thanksgiving, meditation, and outer space! Got a question or comment? Go here to awkwardhuman.com/ask!


#82: The Machines Are Coming

November 19, 2015 at 5:45PM • 60 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about Amazon’s quiet takeover of home automation, YouTube music, and the fear of future technology. Guests: Thorin Klosowski (Lifehacker) and Erica Elson (Awkward Human).


#81: Social Norm Override

November 11, 2015 at 6:15PM • 1 hour 26 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about another T-Mobile event, the American placebo effect, and whether or not it’s possible to override cultural standards.


#80: The Price of Poverty

November 5, 2015 at 6:45PM • 1 hour 34 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the new and not improved Apple TV, video game painkillers, and the price of poverty. Guest: Eric Ravenscraft (Lifehacker).


#79: The Febreze Killer

October 29, 2015 at 7:00PM • 1 hour 41 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about rating systems, living near friends, and MURDER! Alan Henry (Lifehacker) joins Adam and Darren to discuss how to dispose of a body.


#78: Don't Track Me, Bro!

October 22, 2015 at 9:00PM • 1 hour 36 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about self-driving cars, commercial-free YouTube, and disappearing forever. This week we're joined by Patrick Allan of Lifehacker (and Darren, of course)!


#77: Evil Mind Hacks

October 15, 2015 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 43 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about the trans-pacific partnership, the iOS 9 jailbreak, manipulating the brain. Guests: Darren Herczeg (of Darren Corp.) and Alan Henry (of Lifehacker).


#76: First World Solutions

October 8, 2015 at 7:30PM • 1 hour 56 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about a Microsoft hardware ejaculation, Apple’s latest stupid whatevergate, and first world solutions. Guests: Eric Ravenscraft and Darren Herczeg.


#75: #Scamazon (or Why You Shouldn't Rim Pop Rocks)

October 1, 2015 at 9:30PM • 1 hour 48 minutes

This will make more sense later, but this is episode 75. Clearly I suck at counting. Anyway, this week we’re talking about a handful of Google announcements, Twitter for politicians, and scamming Amazon. Share your Amazon scams with us with #scamazon on Twitter and Facebook or through whatever means you prefer.

Guests: Darren Herczeg and Professional Amazon Manipulator Erica Elson


#74: Mixing Internet with Politics

September 24, 2015 at 11:00PM • 1 hour 23 minutes

This week on Supercharged we’re talking about bothersome betas, fast phone processors, and mixing politics and the Internet. As usual, we’re also answering your questions, discussing your comments, and sharing our favorite tips and downloads of the week!