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5by5 is an Internet broadcast network for geeks, designers, developers, gamers, entrepreneurs, corporate stooges, technophiles, and people like you, with shows hosted by Dan Benjamin, Merlin Mann, Jeffrey Zeldman, Gina Trapani, and more.

5by5 is an Internet broadcast network for geeks, designers, developers, gamers, entrepreneurs, corporate stooges, technophiles, and people like you, with shows hosted by Dan Benjamin, Merlin Mann, Jeffrey Zeldman, Gina Trapani, and more.
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5by5 is an Internet broadcast network for geeks, designers, developers, gamers, entrepreneurs, corporate stooges, technophiles, and people like you, with shows hosted by Dan Benjamin, Merlin Mann, Jeffrey Zeldman, Gina Trapani, and more.

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Episodes

Back to Work 393: Legacy Meat Stuff

9/25/2018
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This week, Merlin's got a LOT going on. Full Catastrophe Living! Discussed: booger colors, some tv and movies, a dream deferred, various X-Persons, loving GoodTask 3, plus Dan and Merlin just cannot remember many, many things. Next, your hosts dive into their first day with Mojave and reminisce about the days when you could make your Finder look all steampunk. This leads to a deeper dive on what the future of Macs might be and why they feel how they do (hint: they are both kind of old). They...

Duration:01:28:07

Micromobility 5: Scooters and transport ecologies

9/25/2018
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In today’s show we cover the rise of scooter sharing and how different localised constraints result in different micromobility solutions blooming. Specifically: - The scooter sharing model that Bird pioneered, why it emerged in Santa Monica and why it might not apply to other contexts. - The history from the Segway to the hoverboard, Boosted Board and on to the current scooter form factor. - The local variables that need to be considered for micromobility fleet operators. - The parallels of...

Duration:00:59:14

DLC 252: Alanah Pearce: Telltale, Playstation Classic, Death Stranding, Spider-Man, Destiny 2 Forsaken

9/24/2018
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Jeff and Christian welcome Alanah Pearce from Funhaus to the show this week to discuss Telltale Games shutting down, the Playstation Classic, a new Death Stranding trailer, and more! The Playlist: Spider-Man, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Destiny 2 Forsaken, Overcooked, WoW VR Talk: Chronos, Beat Saber, Windlands 2 Parting Gifts!

Duration:02:09:19

Diagnostics & Usage 157: Happy iPhone Day!

9/21/2018
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This week Cody and Joe discuss iOS12, iPhone XS pre-orders, iPhone XS reviews, Apple Watch reviews, AirPower, and much more!

Duration:00:42:22

Road Work 124: Benjafet

9/20/2018
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Dan and John compare blues to linoleum flooring. Wood paneling is discussed. John would choose a robot dragon over a robot owl.

Duration:01:06:33

The Big Web Show 178: Pay attention to that woman behind the curtain – with Katel LeDu

9/20/2018
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Katel LeDu, Co-founder of the No, You Go podcast and CEO of A Book Apart, is Jeffrey Zeldman’s guest. Topics include: Getting comfortable putting yourself out there when you’re really more of a behind-the-scenes person. Starting a podcast. The life of a photo director at National Geographic. Asking for help. Community outreach—diversity and inclusion. What it’s like to have your therapist as a guest on your podcast. Leading by example. Walking the walk. Finding new authors and new voices....

Duration:01:04:08

Back to Work 392: Gentleman's Calling

9/18/2018
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A classic odds-and-sods episode, featuring important discussions about sleep tracking, the Apple Watch, Succession, sound bars, Chris Nolan's Batman, and Nintendo Online.

Duration:01:20:20

Micromobility 4: Marchetti's constant and the power-network-intelligence matrix of micromobility

9/18/2018
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In this episode, we look at Marchetti's constant and why commute times tend to aggregate at under 1 hour per day. In this episode we also cover: - how the 1 hour daily commute has been a constant across time, and how that affects how our cities form. - What the Marchetti's constant is, and how it has driven the explosion in shared scooters and bikes. - the Segway, why it failed and what it can teach us about the emergent micromobility phenomena. - The problems with traditional bikeshare...

Duration:00:59:14

DLC 251: Kat Bailey: Dragon Quest XI, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Forza Horizon 4, Animal Crossing Switch

9/17/2018
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Jeff and Christian welcome Kat Bailey from U.S. Gamer to the show this week to discuss the big Nintendo Direct News: Animal Crossing on Switch, Final Fantasy on Switch, Luigi's Mansion 3 on Switch, and everything else... on Switch! The Playlist: Dragon Quest XI, NBA 2K19, Valkyria Chronicles 4, CoD Black Ops 4: Blackout Beta, Destiny 2 Forsaken campaign, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, Forza Horizon 4 demo Emails! Parting Gifts!

Duration:01:56:11

Diagnostics & Usage 156: iPhone Fever

9/15/2018
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Joe and Cody discuss all things iPhone and Apple Watch from Apple's September 12th event.

Duration:00:59:22

Road Work 123: Pot Monster

9/14/2018
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John and Dan discuss cannabis, marijuana, weed, and the highway to Girdwood.

Duration:01:34:38

Supercharged 211: Bad Bosses

9/13/2018
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Tommy and Adam discuss bad bosses of their past, the best ways to handle them, things to look for in a good boss, and understanding the struggles of management in general. Got something to add? Share it on the show at awkwardhuman.com/supercharged!

Duration:01:07:19

Back to Work 391: The September Issue

9/11/2018
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Discussed: upcoming Apple announcements; do people with bigger screens use more apps more often?; some follow-up on adaptive testing; and comics for kids. Your hosts answer a listener question about knowing when it's time to quit something.

Duration:01:16:38

Micromobility 3: Getting to here - the historical context of micromobility's emergence

9/11/2018
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In this episode, we refine the micromobility categorisation and unpack why urban infrastructure is a leading indicator to adoption. We run through: 1) Why the development of batteries and small electric motors underpinned the development of micromobility, the importance of off-the-shelf componentry in providing the basis for innovation and why electric will be the dominant powertrain for the coming 10 years. 2) The history of fuel infrastructure in the US, how hard this is to replicate, and...

Duration:00:38:31

DLC 250: Anthony Taormina: Destiny 2 Forsaken, Spider-Man, Battlefield 5, COD, Battle Royale

9/10/2018
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Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com to the show this week to discuss more details about the Battle Royale modes of Call of Duty and Battlefield, the casting of Geralt orf Rivia on Netflix, THQ getting an underrated RPG and more! The Playlist: Destiny 2 Forsaken, Spider-Man, Battle for Azeroth, Fortnite VR Talk: Firewall Zero Hour Parting Gifts!

Duration:01:46:18

Road Work 122: The Alaska Problem

9/7/2018
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Dan and John discuss the friendship code, oaths, and fake doodles.

Duration:01:25:14

Back to Work 390: A Festive Merry-Go-Round for the Very Lonely

9/4/2018
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Skype gets way too ambitious; sprinkling sauce on a service; a mandatory social network for doorbells; Dan acquires a new deity; some excellent listener follow-up on Computerized Adaptive Testing; Dan takes his boy to see a bona fide cinema classic; Dan has some great TV recommendations; Merlin reports in from the deep weeds of a fraught smart speaker ecosystem.

Duration:01:15:38

DLC 249: Aaron Morales: Spider-Man, Cyberpunk 2077, Battlefield 5, Guacamelee 2

9/4/2018
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Jeff and Christian welcome Aaron Morales back to the show this week to discuss the 48 min Cyberpunk 2077 demo, Streets of Rage 4, a delay for Battlefield 5, Onimusha Warlord remastered, and more! The Playlist: Spider-Man, Guacamelee 2, Dead Cells, Far Cry 5: Dead Living Zombie, CastleStorm Parting Gifts!

Duration:02:00:32

Micromobility 2: What is micromobility, how do we define it, and why is it disruptive?

9/4/2018
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In this episode, we define the term micromobility and what is/isn’t in the categorisation. We run through: 1) Why micromobility can be defined as utility focussed urban transport in sub 500kg vehicles, and predominantly electrically powered. 2) The background of how Horace came to see micromobility’s potential to disrupt the automobile industry. 3) Why e-bikes are some of the best city-based transportation mode option- hint: it’s the fastest way across town and can be parked anywhere. 4) How...

Duration:00:40:01

Road Work 121: Pong Monolopy

9/2/2018
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John and Dan discuss Jason's bag and blowing up dragons.

Duration:01:01:00