Systematic Retired


A weekly discussion about creativity, productivity, work, and everything Mac and iOS.

Hosted by Brett Terpstra.

#112: Internet Anonymity with Patrice Brend'amour

September 2, 2014 at 12:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

Patrice Brend'amour has spent a lot of time studying Internet anonymity. He talks with Brett about that, as well as internationalizing Jekyll, doing a cooking show, and the Top 3 Picks, of course.

#111: Underworld Dogs with Aditi Terpstra

August 27, 2014 at 4:00PM • 50 minutes

Brett's wife, Aditi, joins Systematic once again to talk about dog fighting, home automation, and Benedict Cumberbatch.

#110: Roderick Part II: Breaking Up

August 20, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 12 minutes

John Roderick makes a return appearance to continue the tale of his music career. Breaking up bands, accidental successes, and really, really long walks. Special cliffhanger ending... more to come.

#109: The Principal's Office with Mike Rogers

August 13, 2014 at 1:00PM • 58 minutes

Mike Rogers, elementary school principal, on trains, photography, and education.

#108: Measures of Success with Michael Simmons

August 5, 2014 at 8:00PM • 1 hour 7 minutes

Michael Simmons, co-founder of Flexibits and HockeyApp, stops by to talk about Fantastical, making it as an indie developer, the Tesla Model S and the real roots of capitalism.

#107: Um, Presentations with David Sparks

July 30, 2014 at 6:30PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

David Sparks (MacSparky) stops by to chat about his new book and let Brett derail his train of thought whenever he can. Ella Fitzgerald and free-range organic eggs round out a fun episode.

#106: Roderick on the Systematic Line (Part 1)

July 22, 2014 at 5:00PM • 1 hour 15 minutes

In part one of what is going to be at least two episodes, John Roderick (musician, podcaster, you know who I'm talking about) tells the tale of how his music career started. It's a fascinating look at what was happening both inside his head and the context of the music scene around him.

#105: Uniform Individuality with Kevin Rothermel

July 15, 2014 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 5 minutes

Kevin Rothermel works in advertising and stops by to talk about "viral" marketing, Facebook advertising, emotional purchasing decisions, and standing desks, among other things.

#104: All turtles, all the time with Paul Gibbons

July 9, 2014 at 11:30AM • 55 minutes

Paul Gibbons, managing director and veterinarian of the Turtle Conservancy, talks about turtles (obviously), electric cars, and missing Minnesota.

#103: Speaking Of Stage Fright with Nat Osten

July 1, 2014 at 1:30PM • 48 minutes

Nat Osten, an iOS developer at Smile, joins Brett to discuss building for the sake of creation, stage fright, high school cafeterias, and the top picks of the week.