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  • Dan and Merlin talk about their first week using the new iPad Pro.
  • Jeff and Christian welcome Kate Grey from Kotaku and Ko-Op to the show this week to discuss Microsoft's X018 announcements, Nintendo hiring for a new Zelda, Destiny 2 Forsaken under-performing, and more! The Playlist: Return of the Obra Dinn, Assassin's Creed:Odyssey, Sorcery!, Diablo Eternal Collection VR Talk: GNOG, Astro Bots Rescue Mission, Deracine, VR Kanojo Tabletop Time: The Fate of London, D&D, Codenames Duet Parting Gifts!
  • William Morgan, this week's guest, is a core maintainer of Linkerd and co-founder of Buoyant, creators of Linkerd. Prior to Buoyant, he was an infrastructure engineer at Twitter, where he helped move Twitter from monolith to microservices.
  • Tommy and Adam discuss the next phase of Russia's online strategy.
  • In today's episode we unpack more about the latest data on micromobility adoption, what this implies for the total addressable market of micromobility and then run over the details of the upcoming Micromobility California event. Specifically, we touch on: - The speed of adoption curves for scooters compared to other technology platforms in the past. - The environmental impacts that we might be able to imply from using lightweight electric vehicles. - Who will be attending the Micromobility California event, as well as who might find it interesting. - The details on who will be presenting. Many thanks to, our sponsors for the episode. Joyride does a full stack solution for bike and scooter share systems, allowing companies to focus on what matters for dockless system operators. As always, a transcript of the episode can be found on our Medium page, at
  • This week we talk about man crushes on Idris Elba, Shrek reboots, Rick Grimes' future, Sony spider-verse and more! Bonus cameo by a door alarm. Special guest interview with Doug Benson (Part 1) Co-Host: Mason Scheer
  • Discussed this week: coffee water, voting, inertia, new iPads on the way, difficult buying decisions, returning merchandise (as a thing), some TV suggestions, Dan's new ODROID, 80s video game nostalgia, asking for your iPad-at-work input, plus seeking suggestions for apps for new joggers.
  • This week Cody and Joe discuss Apple's October event, iPad Pro reviews, and much more!
  • On August 15th, GitHub celebrated a major milestone: their main application is now running on the latest version of Rails: 5.2.1! Upgrading Rails on an application as large and as trafficked as GitHub is no small task. Eileen M. Uchitelle, better known as @eileencodes, came on to the show to discuss the upgrade and supporting multiple databases in Rails 6.
  • Jeff and Christian welcome Mel Kirk from Zen Studios back to the show this week to discuss the Diablo Immortal backlash, the latest Super Smash Bros Nintendo Direct, Warcraft 3's remaster, and more! The Playlist: Red Dead Redemption 2, Fallout 76 Beta, Spider-Man, Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales VR Talk: Tetris Effect demo Parting Gifts
  • Horace goes old school while sifting through the details of the latest Apple earnings call and shares why he's looking forward to not seeing certain numbers in the earnings reports to come.
  • It's now legal to hack your DRM under very specific circumstances. Also, Apple releases some stuff and it's the usual mix of solid product updates and excessively high "fashion-brand" prices.
  • Haddie and Dan talk about the brief water crisis in Austin, Halloween, voting, and give their weekly recommendations!
  • John and Dan talk about responsibilities, such as voting.
  • Horace reflects on pricing, minivans, the pecking order of the new products and more from the pre-Halloween Apple event in Brooklyn, NY.
  • In today's show, we examine the role of platforms in micromobilities rise, and what role they might play in furthering adoption. Specifically, we cover: - What an entry into the micromobility space might look like for Apple, and how their experience in interface stepchanges puts them at a unique advantage. - How autonomous cars are analogous to wormholes vs. a more tactile engaging experience of the world with micromobility. - What a platform built on a micromobiltiy fleet might look like, and what it might enable, and what names we might give to these experiences in the same way that cars have crusing, drivethrus and cinemas. - The stage of the market, and the parallels to the Playstation vs Xbox and Android vs iOS arguments. - How the network effects of micromobility sharing platforms are inverse to the traditional car infrastructure. - Horace introduces his new research paper looking at modal shifts with the introduction of e-mobility in a cities transport mix. As always, transcript of this show is available on our Medium page.
  • This week we dive into Rambo 5, Call of Duty, Avatar, Deadpool and Frank Grillo yanking our chains. Plus we talk about trick or treating at the ripe old age of 13. Special guest interview with C. Robert Cargill - writer of Doctor Strange! Co-Host: Mason Scheer
  • This week, Dan and Merlin talk about Apple's Fall event in Brooklyn today. They liked the event.
  • They said it would never happen -- that we were through, done for, washed up. Turns out, all it took was a new Mac Mini, Macbook Air, and an iPad Pro for us to dust off the mics and smash that record button. Is it a one off? Will there be more? Time will tell...
  • Web design pioneer, Clearleft chief executive, and UX thought leader Andy Budd chats with Big Web Show host Jeffrey Zeldman about the failings and triumphs of our design community over the past 20 years, why the success of design thinking killed the market for design studios, and how to reinvent your studio or agency for today's market.
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