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In this special episode we have a reading of the recent New Yorker article by Ian Parker. The article is about Apple with the focus on Apple’s Sir Jonathan Ive.


The idea was given to me by Mike Hurley of fame. So if people find the 17,000 word article too long to read, now you can listen with a variable speed with whatever your podcast app of choice may be.


11:45 - Chapter 2 - The Studio

34:02 - Chapter 3 - Managing Newness

1:05:00- Chapter 4 - A Tap On the Wrist


(Note, if you can hear a slight background whine, then I do apologise, the neighbours are weird, thankfully it ends around 40 minutes into the reading).




Direct download: JonyIve.mp3
Category:Apple -- posted at: 7:36pm HKT

This week Adam and myself discuss the CGP video 'Humans Need Not Apply'. We start with a breakdown of the video and then go on to discuss some of the solutions to the issues raised by having huge levels of automation in the work force, estimates reckon it could be as high as 45% so what are the societal implications of this. Along the way we reference pop culture.

It sounds like a serious discussion, but this won't be, Adam makes sure of that. - Humans Need Not Apply (video)


Wallace - Everybody Knows The Moon's Made of Cheese

Fall Out Boy - Immortals (From "Big Hero 6")

The Terminator music

The Smiths - Panic

Flight Of The Conchords - The Humans Are Dead

Kraftwerk - The Robots

Mr. Roboto- Styx

I knew you'd say that- Judge Dredd

Si, 3PO | Robot Chicken | Adult Swim

Total Recall Johnny Cab

R.E.M. - It's The End Of The World

Robot Dubstep Mix


Direct download: 2820-20End20of20the20World20Part20120-20163A23A152010.5720pm.m4a
Category:Society -- posted at: 1:00am HKT

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I discuss with Charmaine my first week with Squarespace and talk about some podcasts. We touch on the Momentum template,,, smodcast network (Kevin Smith's podcast network) and John Gruber's the Talk Show.

Direct download: 26a.m4a
Category:Art and Technology -- posted at: 1:00am HKT