A weekly talk show ruminating on exactly what is wrong in the world of Apple and related technologies and businesses. Nothing is so perfect that it can't be complained about. Hosted by John Siracusa & Dan Benjamin.
May 6th, 2011 | 1 hr 42 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin repent after two episodes on programming languages by discussing TV technology…after about 45 minutes of follow-up.
April 29th, 2011 | 1 hr 43 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin continue their discussion of high-level programming languages, now focusing on why all popular languages suck in some way, then transition into a hard look at Perl.
April 15th, 2011 | 1 hr 26 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin revisit Apple's GUI history, complain about TiVo some more, then explore the possibility of another Copland-like crisis looming in Apple's future.
April 8th, 2011 | 1 hr 24 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Pixar, Facebook's open datacenter initiative, Star Wars, and, finally, Apple’s philosophy and practice of UI consistency over the years.
April 1st, 2011 | 1 hr 12 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin turn a critical eye towards last week's episode, then try to pick the single biggest challenge facing three different wildly successful companies: Google, Facebook, and yes…Pixar.
March 25th, 2011 | 1 hr 18 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin revisit Apple's iLife island and Google's operational secret weapons, then talk about the nature of criticism, online and offline.
March 18th, 2011 | 1 hr 25 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin are briefly amused by iPhone 5 rumors, then dive head first into a ruthless analysis of Apple's online services, past and present.
March 11th, 2011 | 1 hr 5 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin further opine on the iPad 2 and the Apple Strategy Tax, then discuss iLife's anachronistic media management capabilities.
March 4th, 2011 | 1 hr 16 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin vow never to talk about physics again, then discuss the new iPad and, finally, how Apple has set itself up for a Microsoft-like dark age.
February 25th, 2011 | 1 hr 30 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin talk about the big Apple news: new MacBook Pros with Thunderbolt i/o and the first developer preview release of Mac OS X Lion.
February 18th, 2011 | 1 hr 43 mins
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin reveal the many prosaic reasons for not owning an iPhone, then veer off on several non-tech tangents and never fully recover.
February 11th, 2011 | 1 hr 1 min
John Siracusa and Dan Benjamin discuss Apple’s hardware blind spots: keyboards, dock connector, iPod/iPhone cases, laptop designs, and more.