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Ruby on Rails Podcast #298: How to Become an Encoding Champion with DeeDee Lavinder

December 10, 2019 at 3:00PM • 27 minutes

DeeDee Lavinder currently works as a Backend Engineer for Spreedly and is a Director with Women Who Code Raleigh/Durham. She helped Brittany understand how encoding works, how Ruby handles encoding issues, and how to strategically debug encoding snafus.

Hosted by Brittany Martin.


DLC #316: Stella Chung: Riot Games, Xbox Scarlett. In the Valley of Gods, Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Darksiders Genesis, Halo Reach, Outer Worlds, Pistol Whip

December 9, 2019 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 45 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Stella Chung from IGN to the show this week to discuss Riot Games giving their characters to other developers, Valve putting In the Valley of Gods on hold, the 2 SKUs for the next Xbox, and more!

The Playlist: Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order, Darksiders Genesis, Halo Reach, Outer Worlds

VR Talk: Pistol Whip, Oculus Link, Must-buy VR games

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #171: A Computer in a Box

December 8, 2019 at 4:00PM • 49 minutes

The English ivy biomass.

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Puromac #549: Te salva la vida, te deja pensando y el cortito de vs noticias

December 7, 2019 at 7:00AM • 15 minutes

Cuando un producto salva la vida, te deja pensando no solamente para vos. Pasos de Rusia para monitorear tu info. El teclado Butterfly terminaría siendo un serio problema que Apple ignoro.

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


5by5 at the Movies #61: 5by5 At The Movies - Episode 61

December 4, 2019 at 1:00AM • 30 minutes

This week the boys chat movie theories, how the theater industry is doing, and what's going on in the 'Uncanny Valley'.

"Cats" stuff, "Star Wars" stuff, "Endgame" things, and more!

Co-host: Dan Richardson & Hashi The Wonder Dog

Hosted by Keith Ruckus.


Back to Work #454: Enough Women Nation

December 3, 2019 at 1:00PM • 1 hour 8 minutes

Discussed:

  • the commercials you get in your head
  • listener feedback on music management
  • first results of Merlin's own deep dive on music management alternatives
  • thoughts on the "safety" that ends up making us less safe
  • the perverse magic of "ghoti"
  • thoughts on Dan's cool new laptop
  • getting the shell you want
  • sometimes Daddy needs to go in the closet

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.


DLC #315: Kate Yeager: Xbox Scarlett, Google Stadia, Forza, Outer Worlds, Disco Elysium, Pokemon, best VR headset

December 2, 2019 at 1:00AM • 1 hour 41 minutes

Jeff and Christian welcome Kate Yeager from Inside Xbox to the show this week to discuss exclusives for the next gen Xbox, Stadia's broken promises, no VR for Xbox, and more!

The Playlist: Forza Motorsport 7, Forza Horizon 4, Outer World, Disco Elysium, Star Wars Jedi The Fallen Order, Pokemon

VR Talk: Oculus Link and the best VR headset right now

Parting Gifts!

Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.


Road Work #170: Benefit Burnout

November 28, 2019 at 2:00PM • 1 hour 13 minutes

John and Dan talk about turning points.

Our Patreon supporters get a version of this episode without sponsors!

Hosted by John Roderick & Dan Benjamin.


Puromac #548: Pensando en evolución, cuidado con Whastapp, Black Friday y devoluciones

November 28, 2019 at 9:00AM • 29 minutes

Pensando en evolución, cuidado con Whastapp, Black Friday y devoluciones - McDonalds Wifi, Black Friday

Hosted by Federico Hatoum & Flavio Guinsburg.


Back to Work #453: Shoulder the Brunt

November 27, 2019 at 10:00AM • 1 hour 19 minutes

DISCUSSED: Merlin has an email confession; Dan steps up with a shoulder; listeners have given your hosts a season of the show; praise for HBO's Watchmen; a discussion of curating media for kids; Merlin exercises Personal Privilege; everybody is different!; praise for the new MacBook Pro (and who it may or may not be good for); the beginnings of what could be an extensive series on reclaiming control of your own media; some Plex homework for both listeners and your hosts; a brief rant on the downsides and limitations of renting other people's music; Merlin is birthday-gifted with Planty II plus some awesome @pants materials.

Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.