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  1. Gruber & Mann - HOWTO: 149 Surprising Ways to Turbocharge Your Blog With Credibility!

    John Gruber ( & Merlin Mann ( presented at South by Southwest Interactive on Saturday, March 14th. They talked about building a blog you can be proud of, improving the quality of your work, reaching people you admire, and maybe even making a buck in a way that doesn’t blow your deal.

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  2. 8: “Top Men” - The Incomparable

    "Raiders of the Lost Ark," and why it’s so great, with John Gruber, Dan Moren, and Jason Snell. Also, "Star Wars" comes up a few times.

    Download Episode 8 (64 minutes, 29 MB AAC file)

    The Incomparable Participants: John Gruber, Dan Moren, and Jason Snell.

    The Incomparable Theme Song composed by Christopher Breen. An MP3 version is available.

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    Here’s an interesting view of that Cairo cafe scene.

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  3. 5by5 | Overtired #1: Overtired’s Maiden Voyage

    Overtired’s Maiden Voyage

    Brett and Christina test the waters of their new podcast, chatting about a range of topics from the upcoming "The Internet’s Own Boy" to late night Wikipedia rabbit holes.

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  4. 015: Apple Kool-Aid and the Mongoose with John Siracusa

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  5. Electric Shadow 7: Irons in the Fire

    Ben Thompson joins and Guy English returns to discuss the "Puck Problem" and WWDC 2014. Do we really want one centralized box, or is specialization the new convergence? Will Apple shake up Microsoft and Sony, or can they address a market that no one is really going after?SPONSORSDrobo: mass storage for the masses. Use offer code MOISES for $50 off Drobo 5D or 5NBackblaze: unlimited, secure, online back up your computer for just $5/month. Visit this link to support the show and learn more.PANELISTSBen Thompson has written a series of articles about Apple, TV, and the future of content distribution found in the show notes. He writes Stratechery and co-hosts Exponent, a relatively new (and excellent) podcast.Guy English is best-known for being on the first episode of Electric Shadow, and is also known (we suppose) for being a brilliant developer, podcaster, and blogger.SHOW NOTESThis episode pairs nicely for listening after this week’s ATP, which Moisés and Ben were listening to while they threw this episode together with no planning.Ben’s most recent post, about whether Apple will disrupt the major consoles. MacSparky seems to agree, with a particular focus on Metal.John Gruber’s post picking out a couple of Ben’s points in said article.Indie Game: The Movie is available at a ridiculously cheap sale price as I write this, with one bundle option including a copy of all the games, the movie, and the extras for ten lousy dollars.The Original Trilogy of "Ben re: Apple and TV" posts from 2013: (1) The Cord-Cutting Fantasy (2) Why TV Has Resisted Disruption (3) The Jobs TV DoesThe Appendices/Footnotes to said posts: (A) Steve Jobs on Television (B) My AppleTV Prediction (C) Additional Notes on TVCNET compares MFI ("Made For iPhone) game controllers.9to5Mac says Apple will finally make the (very short) list of MFI-controller-supported games searchable by customers.Moisés and Horace Dediu talking about the Beats acquisition, the morning of the day that it was officially announced.Watch Jimmy Iovine and Eddy Cue at CodeConf the day after the Beats deal was officially announced. Interesting that one of them sticks to a narrative of "the way things are", and Iovine sticks to "entertainment and tech can work together better and smarter".Vince McMahon’s WWE Network plan blew up in his face, like a top-rope suplex to his stock portfolio and net worth.


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  6. Systematic #100: Episode 100 with Merlin Mann

    Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2014

    Merlin Mann on Apple, WWDC, sleep habits and home entertainment.

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  7. MacBreak Weekly 405 | TWiT.TV

    WWDC Keynote analyzed in detail.


    Tagged with wwdc keynote

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  8. Episode 20: Self Doubt with Merlin Mann — The Nudge

    How can we be sure that we’re on the right track? Doubt is the rust that eats away at our ability, as designers, to be confident that what we’re producing is good and worthwhile.

    In this episode Ross and Josh speak to professional speaking human Merlin Mann about overcoming or, perhaps, embracing self-doubt, to become better producers of quality work. Are we allowed to change our minds and how do we deal with the criticism that results from that?

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  9. #19. Babylon 5 (S1D5&6: Eps 17-22) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast | The Skiffy and Fanty Show

    Time traveling space stations, psychics, and metamorphoses, oh my!  Shaun, Mike, and Paul join forces to discuss the final episodes of the first season of Babylon 5.  In other words, we’ve covered the entire first season.  Phew!  Hopefully, you enjoy our thoughts as much as we enjoyed watching the show! We also really want to hear what…

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  10. #17 — Babylon 5 Re-Watch (S1D4: Eps. 13-16) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Jamie Wyman & Erika Ensign | The Skiffy and Fanty Show

    Maniacal colonels, space boxing, and wandering archaeologists, oh my! Mike, Paul, Shaun, and special guests, Jamie Wyman and Erika Ensign, offer their thoughts on episodes 13-16 from Season One of Babylon 5 in our fourth ever re-watch session. We also really want to hear what you think!  So feel free to watch along with us!  Next month:…

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