Systematic

Systematic

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

Hosted by Brett Terpstra.


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#82: John Voorhees - Coding Legalese

February 4, 2014 at 1:15pm • 1 hour 2 minutes

John Voorhees, bankruptcy lawyer, joins Brett to talk about parallels between the law process and coding. iOS development, drink mixes and a highly varied selection of Top 3 Picks.


#81: Greg Pierce on tortoises, app development and pizza

January 28, 2014 at 2:45pm • 1 hour 2 minutes

Greg Pierce --- developer of Drafts, Terminology and Phraseology for iOS --- stops by to talk about productivity, efficiency and why tortoises and turtles are so fascinating.


#80: Graham Lampa - Digital Diplomacy

January 21, 2014 at 4:30pm • 1 hour 19 minutes

Graham Lampa has an intriguing job working in US government diplomacy. We talk about diplomacy in the digital age, from hardware to social media. And Windows XP.


#79: Marco Arment - Indie Life

January 15, 2014 at 2:45pm • 1 hour 29 minutes

Marco Arment swings by Systematic to help Brett get started on his new life as an independent developer. From time management (or lack of) to light bulbs...


#78: Jeff Severns Guntzel - Telling Stories

January 7, 2014 at 3:00pm • 60 minutes

Jeff Severns Guntzel is a journalist who works across mediums using everything from data journalism to comics to tell stories. Jeff and Brett discuss problems in Iraq and the challenges faced by veterans, dig into the tools of the journalism trade, and reminisce about punk rock days.


#77: Chase Nordengren - Tagging, brainstorming and educational policy

January 2, 2014 at 4:00pm • 1 hour 11 minutes

Chase Nordengren, a PhD student at the University of Washington studying educational policy, stops by to chat about research, file management, brainstorming, Mavericks tagging and some eclectic Top 3 Picks.


#76: Fatal Mutations with Dr. Don Schaffner

December 24, 2013 at 2:30pm • 1 hour 11 minutes

Dr. Don Schaffner joins Brett to talk about everything from E. coli and microbial mutation to engaging once again in the PC/Mac debate.


#75: Tech in Humanities with José de Piérola

December 17, 2013 at 12:45pm • 1 hour 5 minutes

Fiction writer and teacher José de Piérola stops by to talk about early computing, his switch to the humanities and eschewing of tech, and how he eventually ended up embracing technology within the humanities and his work as a fiction writer.


#74: Will Styler on Linguistics, Android and Audiophilia

December 10, 2013 at 10:30am • 60 minutes

Will Styler, a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado, is currently working in speech and computational linguistics. He stops by to talk about language, the benefits of both iOS and Android and to nerd out a bit about "sane audiophilia."


#73: Seth Brown - One bourbon, one scotch, and a few statistical analyses

December 3, 2013 at 6:00pm • 56 minutes

Seth Brown, a.k.a. Dr. Bunsen, on statistically determining the chances that we'll enjoy any particular variation of our favorite beverages, as well as some thoughts on building tagging systems and the always-enlightening Top 3 Picks.