Seth Brown, a.k.a. Dr. Bunsen, on statistically determining the chances that we’ll enjoy any particular variation of our favorite beverages, as well as some thoughts on building tagging systems and the always-enlightening Top 3 Picks.
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TOPIC: The Surprising Problems of "Doing What You Love"
Merlin has some follow up on Agency: be in control of what you give away and why you charge what you charge, and Dan is interested in what happens when you stop loving what you love when you do it as a job.
There are no guarantees, so don’t mistake the Federalist Papers for Constitutional Law, and if you miss the signs you shouldn’t be sailing, you’ll just end up vomiting in your bucket hat.
You’re not going suddenly arrive and do what you love. You get there through course correction: look back at all the ugly birdhouses and look ahead for the next step toward building a home.
This week, Jason Snell puts on his best Italian accent and joins Stephen and Myke to talk about online collaboration, keyboards and the third rail of 5by5 podcasting — comic books.
Special guest Jason Snell.
Andy and Dan talk about the ultimate wallet, and more.
TOPIC: Capture, Contracts, and Mapping the Territory.
TOPIC: Informal Background Self-Quantization
This week Dan & Merlin discuss the merits of self-quantization. Which is fancy way of saying, "Merlin got a new Fitbit."
Why is anecdotal self-reporting a sucker’s bet? What are the benefits of making your life a little video game? And, why is Merlin’s scale accessing APIs via the internet?
TOPIC: Etiquette, Intros, and Endorsements
This week, Dan and Merlin talk about the surprisingly complicated topic of email introductions.
Who emails whom? Who gets cc’d and for how long? How much homework are we making (or accepting)? And, thorniest of all, how do you ““introduce”” someone you’d reeeeeeally rather not introduce?
Moisés welcomes omnipresent 5by5 mascot/wünderkind/spirit animal Merlin Mann to discuss his media habits, comic books, VIVA KNEIVEL, TiVo, Jonathan Coulton, comic books, MULAN, Tallahassee, and a little about comic books. Long live Vinyl Fever.
Shownote links (http://5by5.tv/screentime/14) take you to places you can learn more about our guests and read/watch the things they talk about on the show, like the insane 1994 FANTASTIC FOUR movie produced by "Friend of the Show" and future guest Roger Corman.
Special guest Merlin Mann.
This week on The Prompt, Federico, Stephen and Myke discuss Nintendo-focused blogging, Federicoâs town and MacBook Air, as well as iPhone keynotes.
An entire comic book about Hawkeye, the lesser Marvel superhero with a bow and arrow? Okay… this looks bad. But seriously, bro, this is one of the very best comics being published today. We cover the first two trade-paperback editions of Fraction and Aja’s series, including Lucky the Pizza Dog, 50 Shades of Purple, and how hooking up a laserdisc player is similar to defusing a bomb. Hop on board and join us—we’re great at boats.
Special guests Dan Moren, Lisa Schmeiser, Merlin Mann, and Tony Sindelar.
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