SPaMCAST 319 includes three segments! The first segment is our essay, Why Are Requirements So Hard To Get Right? Much of the problems with requirements boil down to people, and while people are not the only factor driving the quality of requirements, they are a critical factor. Pay attention to how people are being deployed, provide support and instruction and make darn sure the right people are in the right place at the right time.
Declan night one
It’s Andy Samberg that is part of Lonely Island, not "Adam Sandberg".
Many of the videos below contain explicit lyrics.
Saturday Night Live
"On a Boat"
"[Cheney] in a Box"
App store prevents too-expensive bundle purchases (via @walruscp)
TRIM support and John’s SSD
Trim Enabler and a related Yosemite FAQ
Ars on the rise of SSDs
Source list opacity in Yosemite (1 2)
This was also covered on John’s recent appearance on The Talk Show
Ancient GameCube controllers in modern times
_David Smith’s thoughts on his blog and podcast
Nice summary by Manton Reece
Surface product placement goes wrong
Parks and Recreation
iWork file-format support
Tower of Babel
Wii U Pro Controller versus GameCube Controller
John has a surprise
iPhone 6/6 Plus sales ratio
RiMac First Impressions
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The Talk Show
‘The Smoker Channels’, With Merlin Mann
Friday, 7 November 2014
Very special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show to talk about Comcast customer service, cable-cutting, Marlins Man (no relation) and his showboating-spectator predecessors, and the state of podcasting today. Also: daylight saving time and Roman numerals.
Need: A refined retailer and lifestyle magazine for men.
Warby Parker: Stylish high-quality eyewear at revolutionary prices.
Igloo: The intranet you’ll actually like.
Squarespace 7: Build your own website.
Xfinity’s amazing illustration for a service outage
The Kansas Royals tried to get Marlins Man to move seats during the World Series
“Fan Man” James Miller
Rockin’ Rollen Stewart, a.k.a. Rainbow Man, a.k.a. John 3:16 Guy
Roderick on the Line
CGP Grey: “Daylight Saving Time Explained”
John Roderick guests to finish the tale of his musical career.
This week Myke is joined by Merlin Mann. They talk about preparing for changes in life and preparing for podcasts, trying to understand what people enjoy, avoiding analytics and a look back at inbox zero.
Matt and Myke are back together. They start off BONANZA by welcoming listeners new and old and coining a name for the audience listening live, before going on to explore their new venture—International Fun-Run Relay Racing.
To listen to this episode of Working with guest Stephen Colbert, click the arrow on the audio player below: Subscribe in iTunes ∙ RSS feed ∙ Download ∙ Play in another tab On this episode of Working, David Plotz talks with Stephen Colbert on how he puts his show together and turns himself from Stephen Colbert…
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