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  • This week Cody and Joe discuss iOS12, iPhone XS pre-orders, iPhone XS reviews, Apple Watch reviews, AirPower, and much more!
  • Dan and John compare blues to linoleum flooring. Wood paneling is discussed. John would choose a robot dragon over a robot owl.
  • Katel LeDu, Co-founder of the No, You Go podcast and CEO of A Book Apart, is Jeffrey Zeldman's guest. Topics include: Getting comfortable putting yourself out there when you're really more of a behind-the-scenes person. Starting a podcast. The life of a photo director at National Geographic. Asking for help. Community outreach—diversity and inclusion. What it's like to have your therapist as a guest on your podcast. Leading by example. Walking the walk. Finding new authors and new voices. Imposter anxiety and narcissism.
  • A classic odds-and-sods episode, featuring important discussions about sleep tracking, the Apple Watch, Succession, sound bars, Chris Nolan's Batman, and Nintendo Online.
  • In this episode, we look at Marchetti's constant and why commute times tend to aggregate at under 1 hour per day. In this episode we also cover: - how the 1 hour daily commute has been a constant across time, and how that affects how our cities form. - What the Marchetti's constant is, and how it has driven the explosion in shared scooters and bikes. - the Segway, why it failed and what it can teach us about the emergent micromobility phenomena. - The problems with traditional bikeshare systems, and why new layers of technology have helped this. - The power-network-intelligence matrix for thinking about emergent trends in micromobility. - How networks can creatively use incentives to solve for the limitations of the vehicles Plus a conversation about what both Horace and Oliver think the future might look like in a hidden bit at the end. Transcript of this show is available on our Medium page.
  • Jeff and Christian welcome Kat Bailey from U.S. Gamer to the show this week to discuss the big Nintendo Direct News: Animal Crossing on Switch, Final Fantasy on Switch, Luigi's Mansion 3 on Switch, and everything else... on Switch! The Playlist: Dragon Quest XI, NBA 2K19, Valkyria Chronicles 4, CoD Black Ops 4: Blackout Beta, Destiny 2 Forsaken campaign, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Forza Horizon 4 demo Emails! Parting Gifts!
  • Joe and Cody discuss all things iPhone and Apple Watch from Apple's September 12th event.
  • John and Dan discuss cannabis, marijuana, weed, and the highway to Girdwood.
  • Tommy and Adam discuss bad bosses of their past, the best ways to handle them, things to look for in a good boss, and understanding the struggles of management in general. Got something to add? Share it on the show at awkwardhuman.com/supercharged!
  • Discussed: upcoming Apple announcements; do people with bigger screens use more apps more often?; some follow-up on adaptive testing; and comics for kids. Your hosts answer a listener question about knowing when it's time to quit something.
  • In this episode, we refine the micromobility categorisation and unpack why urban infrastructure is a leading indicator to adoption. We run through: 1) Why the development of batteries and small electric motors underpinned the development of micromobility, the importance of off-the-shelf componentry in providing the basis for innovation and why electric will be the dominant powertrain for the coming 10 years. 2) The history of fuel infrastructure in the US, how hard this is to replicate, and why micromobility provides an opportunity to leapfrog this. 3) The history of transit, roading and tramways in major cities globally, and how they provided the conditions for the development of the car. 4) The significance of the standard bike as we know it today, and the impact that it had on society. 5) The emergence of cars in cities, the safety battles fought, and the development of signals, licensing and traffic segmentation, and the implications on that for alternative vehicle types. 6) How the emergence of micro mobility will terraform our cities in the same way that the car did. Transcript of this show is available on our Medium page.
  • Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com to the show this week to discuss more details about the Battle Royale modes of Call of Duty and Battlefield, the casting of Geralt orf Rivia on Netflix, THQ getting an underrated RPG and more! The Playlist: Destiny 2 Forsaken, Spider-Man, Battle for Azeroth, Fortnite VR Talk: Firewall Zero Hour Parting Gifts!
  • Dan and John discuss the friendship code, oaths, and fake doodles.
  • Skype gets way too ambitious; sprinkling sauce on a service; a mandatory social network for doorbells; Dan acquires a new deity; some excellent listener follow-up on Computerized Adaptive Testing; Dan takes his boy to see a bona fide cinema classic; Dan has some great TV recommendations; Merlin reports in from the deep weeds of a fraught smart speaker ecosystem.
  • Jeff and Christian welcome Aaron Morales back to the show this week to discuss the 48 min Cyberpunk 2077 demo, Streets of Rage 4, a delay for Battlefield 5, Onimusha Warlord remastered, and more! The Playlist: Spider-Man, Guacamelee 2, Dead Cells, Far Cry 5: Dead Living Zombie, CastleStorm Parting Gifts!
  • In this episode, we define the term micromobility and what is/isn't in the categorisation. We run through: 1) Why micromobility can be defined as utility focussed urban transport in sub 500kg vehicles, and predominantly electrically powered. 2) The background of how Horace came to see micromobility's potential to disrupt the automobile industry. 3) Why e-bikes are some of the best city-based transportation mode option- hint: it's the fastest way across town and can be parked anywhere. 4) How to think about the categorisation of different types of micromobility devices, and why that matters. 5) How the development of micromobility is paralleling the development of personal computing and why we're still in 1976. 6) Why car obesity has provided ripe opportunity to develop micromobility options in the marketplace. 7) The key difference between invention and innovation and how this applies to micromobility. Bonus! Why Horace thinks that riding an electric bike is more thrilling than driving a Porsche. Transcript of this show is available on our Medium page.
  • John and Dan discuss Jason's bag and blowing up dragons.
  • Tommy and Adam discuss life simplification strategies, from introducing elements of minimalism to better time management and everything in between.
  • This week Joe and Cody discuss Apple's upcoming September 12th event and iPhone and Apple Watch leaks!
  • Tommy and Adam discuss the upsides and downside of 3D printing and how to choose the right 3D printer for you.
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