John Gruber and Dan Benjamin talk about the rumors of iPad 3, Windows 8 on ARM, LTE hardware, and Google Drive, about the Super Bowl ad Apple didn’t run, the Samsung stylus, and Path doing the wrong thing the wrong way.
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This week, Merlin Mann takes on iCloud while lauding Dropbox. He and Dan observe angry corn, discuss e-mailing files to yourself, determine what to do if you take an ugly family photo, and explain Mr. Noodle, Mr. Noodle’s brother.
A collection of stories, thoughts, and memories about Steve Jobs and Apple by 5by5 hosts and friends, expressing how their lives have been changed for the better by Steve and Apple.
Special guests Adam Lisagor, Adam Stacoviak, Andy Ihnatko, Chad Pytel, Christina Warren, Dave Pell, David Sparks, Jason Snell, Jeffrey Zeldman, Jen Simmons, Jeremy Fuksa, Jim Coudal, Jim Metzendorf, Kristina Halvorson, Merlin Mann, Ryan Irelan, Katie Floyd, Jason Seifer, and Mike Davidson.
After a circuitous amble through problematic fruit, E-Ticket rides, ambient alcohol, housing problems in the Hundred Acre Wood, blackjack strategy, ATM fees, and watching your daughter learn to walk at a casino, John and I did actually get to a couple pretty great points about stuff. Gruber and Merlin stuff.
This was very fun and a real thrill for me.
The Talk Show #26: The Worst Way to Get Cut in Half - 5by5
Dan and 5by5 Producer Faith Korpi stage an impromptu episode of the show as they troubleshoot equipment and acoustics in Dan’s new home office. Special guest Faith Korpi.
John and Dan celebrate the anniversary of The Talk Show and the birthday of DOS by talking about iPhone prototype rumors, home buttons, TextMate, the shape of Macs, storage, and displays to come, and life after #5byBond.
Merlin Mann joins Dan Benjamin to talk about futureproofing your passion by finding your obsession and voice, putting away your buggy whip and evolving, spreading your chips out across safe and risky investments, and taking smarter chances.
JOHN: We only have one TV in the house.
DAN: Oh, but it’s huge, Dude. It’s huge. It’s, like, a…60-…70-inch plasma.
JOHN: It’s a hundred and eighty inches. Diagonal.
DAN: You can see that from any room you want.
JOHN: Right. It’s twenty-two feet.
What Dan and Merlin said after we hit “STOP” on Back to Work, Episode 7, "Vocational Wheel"