Broadcasts for geeks, designers, developers & entrepreneurs (Updated February 2019; image)
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The Changelog
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Conversations with the hackers, leaders, and innovators of software development. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo face their imposter syndrome so you don’t have to. We do in-depth interviews with the best and brightest software engineers, hackers, leaders, and innovators. This is a polyglot podcast. All programming languages, platforms, and communities are welcome. Open source moves fast. Keep up.
 
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DLC
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DLC is your weekly audio tour of the latest in video games and tabletop entertainment. Hosts Jeff Cannata and Christian Spicer are joined every week by the best damn gaming experts on the planet as well as YOUR phone calls! Disagree, Like, or Comment by Direct Live Call-in or in the Designated Lobby Chat! It is the gaming show Decided by Listener Contribution. DLC, the Digital Lifestyle Companion for gamers who Don't Like Cynicism. Hosted by Christian Spicer & Jeff Cannata.
 
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Back to Work
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Back to Work is an award winning talk show with Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more. Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.
 
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The Web Ahead
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Conversations with world experts on changing technologies and future of the web. The Web Ahead is your shortcut to keeping up. Hosted by Jen Simmons.
 
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The Big Web Show
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The award winning Big Web Show features special guests and topics like web publishing, art direction, content strategy, typography, web technology, and more. It's everything web that matters. Hosted by Jeffrey Zeldman.
 
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Mac Power Users
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Learn about getting the most from your Apple technology with focused topics and workflow guests. Creating Mac Power Users, one geek at a time since 2009. Hosted by David Sparks and Stephen Hackett.
 
The Ruby on Rails Podcast, a weekly conversation about Ruby on Rails,open source software, and the programming profession. Hosted by Brittany Martin.
 
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On Taking Pictures
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Every week, Jeffery Saddoris and Bill Wadman take on the art, science, and philosophy of photography and explore how they play out behind the camera in the process of making images. Insider insights for the novice, shop talk for the professional, and opinionated discussion for the interested observer of the field's trends and legacy. Hosted by Bill Wadman & Jeffery Saddoris.
 
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The Critical Path
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The Critical Path is a talk show contemplating the causality of success and failure in the evolving story of mobile computing and related industries. Using Apple as a lens to look at existing and emerging tech markets, we try to understand what it means to be great. Hosted by Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
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Isometric
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Each week, join game developer Brianna Wu, technology journalists Georgia Dow and Mikah Sargent, and game enthusiast Steve Lubitz as they analyze the week’s biggest stories in the video game industry from different perspectives. Hosted by Brianna Wu, Georgia Dow, Steve Lubitz, and Mikah Sargent.
 
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Supercharged
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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 awkwardhuman.com/supercharged for lots of options! Check out our Subreddit, too!If you love the show, please help us keep making it! (This does not require a financial contribution.) Hosted by Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.
 
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Quit
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Quit is about change, the challenges of improving your career, making tough decisions, and starting something awesome. Hosted by Dan Benjamin.
 
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Latest in Paleo
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Latest in Paleo is a health news program, with commentary and analysis that aims for the intersection of the scientific evidence and evolutionary clues. Media headlines and reporting on health topics can be superficial and plain wrong...let's take a closer look. Amazon USA • Amazon CAN • Amazon UK
 
The latest in movie news, reviews, and gossip - delivered weekly! Special guests, top 5 lists, and all the film-themed shenanigans your ears can handle! Hosted by Keith Ruckus.
 
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The Frequency
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The Frequency is a weekly news and talk show focused on bringing you the top stories from the real world, the tech world, and sometimes the weird world. Hosted by Haddie Cooke & Dan Benjamin.
 
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5by5 Specials
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5by5 special events. Hosted by Dan Benjamin.
 
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This week Mason decides to be a professional and do real work so Producer Dan subs in! We talk about people we hate (Gwyneth Paltrow, Woody Allen, Chris Pine, etc)! Also sequels and reboots: Bill & Ted! Jay & Silent Bob! Terminator! And more! Most exciting: Actual info about Avatar 2! Only ten years! Co-host: Dan Richardson…
 
Mostly one big topic: screen time. Links for this episode: How to Fix “Cellular Update Failed” on iPhone with iOS 12.1.2 SMS, LTE, Cellular Data Issues 16 Surprisingly Funny Palindromes | Grammarly Blog Pessimists Archive Podcast Moral panic - Wikipedia Amazon.com: Super Stretchy Banana Assorted and Bouncy Ball Bundle by JA-RU | Stretches Long ...…
 
Special Guest Host, Nick Schwaderer, stepped into Brittany's hosting shoes this week to interview Shopify's José Albornoz. Tune in for an insightful conversation about Shopify's infrastructure and how personal bot building makes the world a better place. Links for this episode: Nick Schwaderer on Twitter (@Schwad4HD14) Stealth Lita: ChatOps Tel ...…
 
Jeff and Christian welcome video game hip-hop artist Mega Ran to the show this week to discuss the layoff at Activison/Blizzard, Nintendo's huge week of announcements, Harmonix's new VR game, The Carlton, and more! The Playlist: Tetris 99, Apex Legends, New Super Mario Bros Deluxe U, Muscle Hustle, Crackdown 3, World Conqueror X Quick Questions ...…
 
Programmer and sheep farmer Oogie McGuire talks about LambTracker, her application for managing flocks and the hardware that goes along with it, as well as her on-going project of digitizing historical photos. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: Clean My Mac X: The all-in-one package to awesomize your Mac. Luna Display: The only ha ...…
 
Adam and Jerod are joined by JS Party panelist Nick Nisi and #causeascene advocate Kim Crayton for a deep discussion on ethics in the technology industry at-large and our roles as software developers. If you’ve never heard Kim describe what life is like online for underrepresented and marginalized folks, you have to listen to this show! Sponsor ...…
 
Adam and Tommy discuss the controversy over a South Korean platform called Blind that allows anonymous discussion amongst employees of large corporations. Links for this episode: Harassment, Transphobia, and Racism: A Look Inside Blind's Anonymous Chatting Forum for Google Employees Gizmodo: "In early January, Google systems reliability enginee ...…
 
Nate Berkopec is the proprietor of Speedshop, a Ruby on Rails performance consultancy. He will be holding a Rails Performance Workshop after Railsconf in Minneapolis. They chatted about performance and their loyalty for the Ruby community. Links for this episode: Speedshop - Ruby on Rails performance consulting Speedshop Blog The Complete Guide ...…
 
A week full of news! And it's not all about superheroes! New reactions to trailers, hot takes on the new Will Smith Genie. Batman Beyond movie, Rambo 5, Masters Of The Universe - AND believe it or not, we touch on Fyre Festival! Co-host: Mason ScheerBy Keith Ruckus.
 
DISCUSSED: It's the optimistic day, but Merlin really screwed up an edit; there's some Inside Baseball about how podcasts get made; it's nice to have someone notice the shaving cream on your jowl; movie ratings are explored; why all the bosoms in 80s movies?; Dan wonders if he should have approached a celebrity; Merlin introduces further though ...…
 
Jeff and Christian welcome Shawn Andrich from Gamers With Jobs back to the show this week to discuss lay-offs at Activision/Blizzard, the surprisingly successful release of Apex Legends, Xbox Live on the Switch, and more! The Playlist: Apex Legends, The Division 2 Private Beta, Wargroove, Horizon Zero Dawn the Frozen Wilds Tabletop Time: The Qu ...…
 
Horace handles a few of the curve balls included in the latest AAPL earnings report, answers some #CriticalQuestions and dips a toe into the ocean of possibilities regarding Apple's ventures into Health Care.By Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
With G Suite, Google offers paid versions of its free web apps and services. This week, Stephen and David discuss their usage of these tools, and how G Suite compares to other solutions available to individuals and small businesses. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: The Omni Group: We're passionate about productivity for Mac, iPh ...…
 
Hiro Asari is a software developer at Travis CI and has spoken at many conferences across the globe. Hiro guested on to the show to discuss dpl, a continuous deployment tool he maintains at TravisCI. Links for this episode: Charles Nutter on Github Tom Enebo on Github dpl Konstantin Haase on Github Deployment on TravisCI Martin Fowler's Thought ...…
 
Tommy and Adam discuss the effect the internet and technology has had on the way we view, approach, create, and react to true crime stories.By Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.
 
Adam talks with Erik Kennedy about tactical design advice for developers. Erik is a self-taught UI designer and brings a wealth of practical advice for those seeking to advance their design skills and learn more about user interface design. We cover his seven rules for creating gorgeous UI, the fundamentals of user interface design — color, typ ...…
 
This week the boys chat Star Wars rumors, why Liam Neeson is a dick, a bunch of Disney/Fox thoughts, Zootopia sequels and more! Also buddy comedies! Rush Hour 4, and Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw! Co-host: Mason ScheerBy Keith Ruckus.
 
DISCUSSED: Gong Hei Fat Choy!; follow-up on the FaceTime bug and the complexity of getting bug and security reports from normals; the weirdness of bug-finders demanding a bounty; Merlin is fascinated to learn about "combinatorial explosion" and how it helps to explain why power-cycling fixes stuff; why you should always blow the dust out of the ...…
 
Jeff and Christian welcome Tim Gettys from Kinda Funny to the show this week to discuss a surprise Titanfall game release, Athem's crazy release graph, Metro Exodus going exclusive to Epic Game Store, Groundhog Day getting a VR sequel, and more! The Playlist: Kingdom Hearts 3, Resident Evil 2 Remake, RAGE 2 Parting Gifts! Brought to you by: Squ ...…
 
Using the recent earnings call as a jumping off point, Horace considers the size and shape of the premium content train that will soon be making its way down Apple's Services track. A special thanks to our sponsor LinkedIn! Get $50 off your first job listing when you visit LinkedIn.com/CRITICALPATHBy Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
Christina Warren, tech commentator, podcaster and Cloud Developer Advocate at Microsoft drops by to talk about using a Mac at work, the state of PowerPoint and how to get the most out of tech when traveling the world. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: Hover: Show the world what you’re passionate about with 10% off your first purc ...…
 
Tommy and Adam discuss methods for hacking your morning routine and why it's important to start your day well. Links for this episode: Program Your Day to Defeat Distractions and Stick to Your Daily Routine Lifehacker/Whitson Gordon: "We live in an age where a thousand things vie for our attention, to the point that sometimes, basic daily tasks ...…
 
Jason Charnes is a web developer, podcaster (Remote Ruby), husband, and dad who is part of the team of run.rb, a Ruby emulator in the browser. After discussing their mutual love of Ruby, Brittany and Jason discuss the importance of mental health awareness in the developer community. Links for this episode: run.rb Southeast Ruby Remote Ruby Remo ...…
 
Jerod and Adam talked with Rich Harris –a JavaScript Journalist on The New York Times Investigations team– about his magical disappearing UI framework called Svelte. We compare and contrast Svelte to React, how the framework is embedded in a component, build time vs. run time, scoping CSS to components, and CSS in JavaScript. Rich also shares w ...…
 
This week the boys fly guest-less with some news and rumors! Bill & Ted 3, Black Panther stuffs, Splash remake, and some info on the Chucky-verse! Oh and even MORE Fyre talk. Co-host: Mason ScheerBy Keith Ruckus.
 
DISCUSSED: Dan's fighting his computer and explores font corruption; Merlin hates pebbles in his shoe; Dan has an anecdote about massages; Merlin has an anecdote about the FaceTime exploit; this leads to discussion about how big companies deal with huge-scale, unexpected problems; some thoughts on The Gell-Mann Amnesia Effect; the problem with ...…
 
Jeff and Christian welcome Carolyn Petit from Feminist Frequency to the show this week to discuss Nintendo starting over on Metroid Prime 4, Blizzard picking up a Cyberpunk 2077 developer, Facebook defrauding gamers, and more! The Playlist: Resident Evil 2, Life Is Strange 2, Episode 2, OutRun, Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, Anthem demo; ...…
 
The iPhone and Apple Watch can be helpful in managing health and fitness, and coupled with the breadth of options in the App Store, they can become powerful tools in improving our well-being. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: 1Password: Have you ever forgotten a password? You don't have to worry about that anymore. The Omni Group ...…
 
Brittany is on the road in NYC! Her company is a new client with thoughtbot, a creative studio that helps clients build applications. Brittany took a coffee break to chat with Sarah Dawson, their newest apprentice about thoughtbot's apprenticeship program, the thin line between junior developer and established developer and her initial reaction ...…
 
Adam and Jerod talk to Kyle Daigle, the Director of Ecosystem Engineering at GitHub. They talk about GitHub Actions, the new automation platform announced at GitHub Universe this past October 2018. GitHub Actions is the next big thing coming out of GitHub with the promise of powerful workflows to supercharge your repos and GitHub experience. Bu ...…
 
This week the boys discuss a BUNCH of superhero news. Like... way too much. Also a lot of disagreement over which Fyre documentary is best. Most important - we read off all the Oscar noms! Plus our best guesses on the winners. Co-host: Mason ScheerBy Keith Ruckus.
 
DISCUSSED: dreams and whether people like hearing them; turns out: Merlin recommends a podcast episode about mental stuff; practice vs. rehearsal; visualization as a rehearsal thing; follow-up on science fair projects; our new, post-search-engine habits; Math is hard; Merlin didn't get Anna's emails; cool screen-grabbing mojo; and Dan reviews e ...…
 
Jeff and Christian welcome Raj Deut from ReckonerAU back to the show this week to discuss EA canceling another Star Wars game, Mortal Kombat 11's big reveal, a new director for the Uncharted movie and more! The Playlist: The Division 2, Below, The Garden Between, Diablo 3, New Super Luigi Bros U Deluxe, Mortal Kombat, Heroes of the Storm Tablet ...…
 
John Gruber of Daring Fireball and The Talk Show join David and Stephen for a discussion about writing and podcasting, as well as WWDC and what the future may hold for the iPad and Mac. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: Gazelle: Sell your iPhone for cash at Gazelle! TextExpander from Smile: Get 20% off with this link and type mor ...…
 
Horace wonders whether or not Ghandi and Mao would use the same iPhone, shares what he'd like to hear in the upcoming AAPL earnings call and, finally, reveals which Ikea serves the best meatballs in the entire world. Special thanks to LinkedIn! Get $50 off your first job posting when you use www.linkedin.com/criticalpath…
 
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?By Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.
 
Adam caught up with Francesc Campoy at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 in Seattle, WA to talk about the work he’s doing at source{d} to apply Machine Learning to source code, and turn that codebase into actionable insights. It’s a movement they’re driving called Machine Learning on Code. They talked through their open source products, how they wo ...…
 
This week! SEQUELS! REBOOTS! MORE MULTI-VERSES! We talk about the "Spider-man: Far From Home" trailer, chat big about the FYRE FESTIVAL DOC WAR, and more! Also - "Detective, Pikachu" rumors... because why not? Our second half of the greatest interview ever recorded with Owen Egerton! Co-host: Mason Scheer…
 
DISCUSSED: moisture; kids and watches; some recent media consumption; encouraging kids to have good taste; memories of watching VHS movies in school; follow-up on Dan's new keyboard experiment; Drobo concerns; thinking about modern backup and, gosh, how that's evolved; frustrating typos; Dan and Merlin have iOS concerns; Dan has further thought ...…
 
Jeff and Christian welcome FerociouslySteph to the show this week to discuss CES VR announcements from HTC, Bungie taking their Destiny and going home, The Division 2 leaving Steam, crazy lawsuits at Gearbox, and more! The Playlist: Magic the Gathering, Battlerite Royale, CrossCode, See/Saw, Resident Evil 2 Remake 1-Shot demo, Assassin’s Creed ...…
 
Introduced as a low-cost way to switch to the Mac, the Mac mini can now be found working quietly as home and office servers, hosting files, media, backups and more. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: Luna Display: The only hardware solution that turns your iPad into a wireless display for your Mac. Use promo code POWER at checkout ...…
 
Emily is the CEO of Shine Registry, a startup built on Rails that’s working on reshaping tradition to increase gender equity in entrepreneurship. Brittany has been consulting on the project so she invited Emily on to discuss prototyping an application quickly in RoR, being a non-technical founder and how our listeners can get involved with Shin ...…
 
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.By Adam Dachis & Darren Herczeg.
 
Adam caught up with Brendan Burns (co-creator of Kubernetes and Partner Architect at Microsoft Azure) at KubeCon + CloudNativeCon 2018 in Seattle, WA to talk about the state of Kubernetes, the importance of community, building healthy cloud platforms, and the future of cloud infrastructure. Sponsors Linode – Our cloud server of choice. Deploy a ...…
 
This week the bad boys of butt jokes are back! The normal show you've grown to love but not review on iTunes! We're talking about Margo Robbie being Barbie in the new slate of films based on the doll, the upcoming "Lorena" doc-series from Jordan Peele's production company, and the amazing title of Bad Boys For Lif3! Plus: BIRDBOX! BANDERSNATCH! ...…
 
DISCUSSED: Optimistic Tuesdays; office cleanup; a grave bleach mishap; follow-up on Wirecutter; a listener suggestion on, of all things, acupressure; Dan loves his cool new keyboard, but has a big caveat; Merlin is working with magnets; on "Hardware Disease"; request for Riordan-style book recommendations; exciting follow-up on the Burger Decay ...…
 
Tim’s Letter, some #CriticalQuestions and the problem with trying to account for the unaccountable.By Horace Dediu, Anders Brownworth, and Judd Rubin.
 
Jeff and Christian welcome Nick Suttner from The Spelunky Showlike to the show this week to discuss GDC and IGF Awards nominations, a new Marvel game from Hearthstone's creators, Amazon's top selling games of 2018 and more! The Playlist: Mr. Success, see/saw, Wandersong, Spelunky, Bayonetta 2, Red Dead Redemption 2, Guacamelee 2, Assassin’s Cre ...…
 
David puts his new cohost, Stephen Hackett, in the hot seat to talk about his tech background, love of the Mac, and if Batman or Superman is better. All of that, plus a couple of exciting event announcements. This episode of Mac Power Users is sponsored by: Fujitsu ScanSnap: ScanSnap Helps You Live a More Productive, Efficient, Paperless Life. ...…
 
On December 28th, the CFP opened for Railsconf 2019. This year’s conference will be from April 30 to May 2 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Marty Haught, one of the Directors of Ruby Central, came on to answer your burning Railsconf questions. Links for this episode: Railsconf 2019 CFP Ruby Central Boulder Ruby Group Railsconf Website Confreaks TV | ...…
 
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