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168: Get bored

We own technology so that it makes our life better. Right? Or is it the other way around? What if filling every single second of our life with social media and compulsively checking all our inboxes and feeds 50 times per day makes us unable to focus and to be intentional? What if visiting social media once per day for 20 minutes is good and healthy, but 20 times per day for one minute isn't? A discussion + some coping hacks. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and...


167: The clunky future

The state of computing is in an awkward state, but full of promise. On one side, unnecessary complicated PCs; on the other, fun but somewhat clunky iPads. One year into the #iPadOnly lifestyle, Radek unpacks the pros and cons of both and their future converging paths. (Last time we talk about iPads until next WWDC, promise!) Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Links: Scanbot I tried to edit an ENTIRE video on iPad Pro... LumaFusion Working Copy app My Markdown...


166: Talk about size

Michael’s new iPad is faster than Radek’s 15’’ MacBook Pro. Ouch! Why “you can’t work on an iPad” is (mostly) BS. Which iPad to buy? Links: Getting the iPad to Pro New iPad Pro Apple Pencil 2 Smart Keyboard Folio Michaels instagram - ipad original vs new iPad Pro Moore's law The Podcast 117: Notch of the Future - about ARM on a Mac Steve jobs talking about why Apple switched to Intel Bullshit Jobs: A Theory (audible)


165: Let’s fix it!

Instead of only complaining, you can act to change things for the better in your local community, neighborhood, city, school. Most people tend to think that getting involved must be very difficult, impossible, or political. But the truth is, a lot of the time, it takes very little to make a positive impact. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Links: - polish financial blog - let’s fix it Why is India so filthy? | The Ugly...


164: Why we do what we do

Over time, we start taking things for granted, get used to the status quo, get into the rut, and forget the basics — the motivating factors behind why we do what we do. Here are our reasons. Pytanie na śniadanie - jaki jest idealny czas pracy? The Podcast 37: Batch that frog - about asynchronous communication


163: Joy of less

Follow-up on the joy of minimalist backpack-only packing: wallets, cycling, charing, shaving… and a follow-up on home renovations and tidying up. Links: The Podcast 146: Magic of Tidying Up The Podcast 160: Building with hammers - about home renovation The Podcast 162: Backpack Only The Podcast 158: Sabbatical Nozbe YouTube channel The Minimalists Anker 60W charger with USB-C and 4 more USB ports Mujjo Grafio app


162: Backpack Only

The Podcast special, live from a Nozbe company reunion in Kraków! This one, if you can, you should really watch on video. We unpack our backpacks on camera, and show precisely every single item we have inside. Turns out, you really don’t need that much space to fit everything you need for a trip. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Links: The Podcast episodes recorded on Nozbe Reunions: 91: Best city 116: App of the Reunion 141: Nozbe at Nozbe The Podcast 161:...


161: Talk to them!

Lessons learned from Michael’s visit to Mobiconf. The liberty of backpack-only lifestyle. Choosing conferences wisely. And talking to people. Links: Mobiconf Michael Śliwiński (Nozbe): No Office... | infoShare 2018 Nomatic Backpacks My Company’s Pyramid Of Communication Revisited “Bo czemu nie?” podcast


160: Building with hammers

Home office renovations, laying out cable, procrastination, tinkering with Raspberry Pi, and home automation on the cheap. Links: Ikea standing desks The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: by Marie Kondo (audible) OctoPrint The Podcast 159: Home automation The Podcast 146: Magic of Tidying Up ADS-B using dump1090 for the Raspberry Pi homebridge on GitHub homebridge-gpio-device on npmjs Flip Flop Latch Relay Module Bistable 433Mhz RF Transmitter and...


159: Home automation

Experimenting with home automation with HomeKit. Links: Fibaro Fibaro promo movie Koogeek Netatmo thermostat


158: Sabbatical

Can a CEO of a small company stop working completely for 6 weeks? Michael just did, and this are his lessons learned. Links Nozbe Promo 2018! Mike St.Pierre Videos from Nozbe Reunions mobiconf Apps and servies mentioned: Airbnb Splitwise The Podcast episodes mentioned: 136: Traveling with apps - about Splitwise and other apps 16: I can literally touch you 39: Make Nozbe Great Again 91: Best city 116: App of the Reunion 142: Aliens among us


157: Watermelon

The story behind the first artifact of the secret Project Purple, and Nozbe’s first big piece of open-source code: WatermelonDB. What it is, why we spent more than a year developing it, and what was the process of releasing it at React Native EU. React Native EU conference WatermelonDB - Next-gen database for powerful React and React Native apps that scales to 10,000s of records and remains fast Silver Reacts WatermelonDB on Hacker News #2 trending on GH “Next-Generation React...


156: Sport hacks

Social accountability, structure, running with guests, cycling to school, and other brain hacks to find more time and opportunities for sports in our lives. Links from the episode: TGIF - My team's attempt at working less, but betterThe Podcast 60: TGIFThe Podcast 70: People want to work


155: Spreading the word

To blog or not to blog? Searching for our personal soapboxes, and pondering if blogging still matters when you can just record a podcast (and if it does, when and why). Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Links from the episode: radex.iosliwinski.comNozbe BlogHow I implemented Slow Carb Diet, lost 8kg/17lbs in 2 months - tips and tricks for of Doubtaudible108: iPad...


154: Inevitable Convergence

The new MacBook Pro. Why iOS and macOS are destined to converge. The future of Apple computers. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Links from the episode: MacBook ProT2 chipThe T2 chip makes the iMac Pro the start of a Mac revolution


153: Attention Required

GDPR - the good, the bad, the ugly. Dark design of privacy popups. The legal, cultural, and technical fronts of the battle against privacy erosion. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Links from the episode: Nozbe privacy policyInstapaper


152: Power to the people

“It’s loud, dangerous, costly, produces poor results, and I love it”. In other words, welcome to the world of 3D printing. Radek tells about his journey with this: how it works, why it’s way more difficult than it seems, and why it’s amazing. Links from the episode: Audio-Technica AT2005USBEverything you need to know to make your 3D printer fireproof3D printer halts and catches fire - analysis finds a surprising culpritPrusa printersthingiverse.comAnet A8 3D printer25 Must-Have Anet A8...


151: Nozbe: Automated

Advancements in iOS automation. Simplifying morning/afternoon routine and travel with Nozbe automation. Resisting social media compulsive behavior (also on Android). And what’s next. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp The Podcast 108: iPad ConsultationsThe Podcast 109: Workflow to the rescueThe Podcast 85: Magic SpreadsheetThe Podcast 111: Death to PaperThe Podcast 121: Scanning & PlanningThe Podcast Table of Contenttest.nozbe.combeta-signup.nozbe.comTadam...


150: Three years in

Learning from three years of The Podcast. Keeping it short, sticking to audio, some stats, and feedback from our listeners! Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and Subscribe to our YouTube channel IronFactoryBlubrry statisticsNozbe on YouTubeMini-to-Micro USB adapterEthernet-to-Lightning adapterAge of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New Chinaaudible


149: Profit First

Discussing Profit First — a simple system for managing finances designed around human flaws. We talk about the ideas from the book (written mostly for entrepreneurs), and then turn to how we adapted and applied the lessons to our personal lives. Feel free to follow us on twitter: @MSliwinski and @radexp Subscribe to our YouTube channel Links from the episode: Profit First: Transform Your Business from a Cash-Eating Monster to a Money-Making MachineaudibleEgo is the Enemy by Ryan...