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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 359: You Can't See Inside the Dog

1/17/2018
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This week, Dan has some weather, Cash makes a battery, homework can be a silly drag, management is about scalability and quantification, how to figure out how much you have to do, 80s movies can be problematic, ultracrepidarianism, making fish wanna get nasty, and you gotta give people ONE suggestion. Great listener feedback on the evolution of pro kitchens, real-life risk aversion, and a terrific use of Echo's drop-in functionality. Also, the possibilities and shortcomings of Machine...

Duration: 01:18:23


On Taking Pictures 299: Another Word For Failure

1/16/2018
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This week, we’re discussing “iterative ideation” — process whereby you course correct more often as a project develops — as a means of failing forward. Along the way, we wonder if “failure” is really the most productive way of thinking about our creative missteps. Also, we talk about some of the struggles of balancing our personal and professional lives on social media. Plus, 11 minutes for 3 setups with an icon. Emmet Gowin is our Photographer of the Week.

Duration: 01:41:28


Road Work 96: Bat Ichthyologist Pt. 2

1/15/2018
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John and Dan talk about fixing a hole, bats, fur trappers, male and female identity in the contemporary world, newsgroups, clay handprints, and the room on the wall. This is part 2.

Duration: 00:35:38


Road Work 95: Bat Ichthyologist Pt. 1

1/12/2018
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John and Dan talk about fixing a hole, bats, fur trappers, male and female identity in the contemporary world, newsgroups, clay handprints, and the room on the wall. This is part 1.

Duration: 01:04:21


Back to Work 358: Dumb Ohio Mouth

1/9/2018
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This week, your hosts cover some odds and sods, share some recommendations, design some fantasy podcast apps, and introduce an exciting new feature involving the Internet Science Site. They also respond to a listener's thorny question about dealing with negative chatter in the workplace.

Duration: 01:32:13


On Taking Pictures 298: Jeffery Drifting

1/9/2018
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This week, we’re talking about the importance of mentors and how changing our focus can sometimes lead to incredible exchanges that would not have happened otherwise. Also, a discussion around workflow and the potential of using more of a mobile-first approach to post-processing images. Plus, are camera manufacturers simply releasing slighting different versions of the same cameras and trying to pass them off as new? Karl Baden is our Photographer of the Week.

Duration: 01:26:44


Unwound 27: The Toolest of Tool Watches

1/9/2018
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Seth and Dan share details of some special listener gifts, the story of a soldiers watch, Seiko pro divers, and leaked photos of a new mystery watch.

Duration: 01:00:49


DLC 214: PUBG Fever Dreams

1/8/2018
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Jeff and Christian welcome Nick Suttner to the show this week to discuss Awesome Games Done Quick, Burnout Paradise remaster, a potential new game from Fumito Ueda, and more! The Playlist: The Flame in the Flood, Small Radios Big Televisions, West of Loathing, Splatoon 2, PUBG, Opus Magnum VR Talk: Megaton Rainfall, GNOG, Secrets of the Empire Star Wars The Void experience Tabletop Time: The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31, Time Barons, Spyfight, Illimat, Gloomhaven Parting Gifts!

Duration: 01:48:08


Back to Work 357: Scrolling Carousel of Pain

1/2/2018
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This week, Dan and Merlin talk about why they're trending, an exciting update on the Mr. Robot ATV bug, the frustrating opacity of using Apple's stuff, Dan's love for Nintendo Switch, nostalgia for NASA, Merlin's love for the Amazon Spot, the problem of fish food and regret, updates on your hosts' sleep technologies, possible solutions for killing spam on iPhone, and some more thoughts on dealing with Netflix's filtering, ratings, and…jeez kinda just everything about their dingaling...

Duration: 01:26:31


On Taking Pictures 297: Dog On A Motorcycle

1/2/2018
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Happy New Year! This week, we’re talking about various ways to approach 365 (or any long term) projects, inspired by some questions from a listener. Topics include: approach, overall goals and how to mark your progress when single pieces may take longer than a day to complete. If you’re starting a new project this year, we would love to check it out. We also discuss an article on Kotaku highlighting some incredible shots from video games. With so many “real” photographic principles being...

Duration: 01:31:28


DLC 213: Games of 2018 - BOLD and CRAZY Predictions!

1/2/2018
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Jeff and Christian celebrate the show's 4th anniversary and kick off the beginning of the fifth year of DLC by looking back and looking forward. As is the DLC tradition, Jeff and Christian hold their own feet to the fire by revisiting their 2017 predictions to see what was right and was was wrong. Then it is time to get excited about all the great games coming in 2018! The guys pick their favorites, including God of War, Spider-Man, Anthem, Red Dead Redemption 2 and more. They finish by...

Duration: 01:45:13


Back to Work 356: Politics or Gender or Iron Man

12/29/2017
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The boys wrap up a big year—a huge year—with an unintentionally thematic episode about feelings, expectations, nostalgia, and the black boxes of life, technological and otherwise.

Duration: 01:19:51


Diagnostics & Usage 139: Saturating You with Battery Content

12/29/2017
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This week Joe and Cody discuss Gruber's iPhone X review, Apple's message to their customers about batteries, iMac Pro, wireless charging and much more.

Duration: 00:36:04


Supercharged 182: The Amazing Internet, Part II: Learn All the Things, Experience the Strange, and REMIX!

12/28/2017
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Tommy and Adam continue discussing how the Internet has impacted them (find the full list in the previous episode) and speak with Richard, host of Interview with a Nerd, about Disney's acquisition of Fox Entertainment.

Duration: 01:00:17


On Taking Pictures 296: Christmas Q&A 2017

12/26/2017
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Questions, questions. Whose got the questions? Turns out, it’s YOU, the listeners! This week, we tackle conundrums about favorite museums, sources of inspiration, archiving strategies, finding the theme of your work, and a whole lot more. Brett Weston is our Photographer of the Week.

Duration: 01:25:25


DLC 212: (Favorite) Game of the Year 2017

12/25/2017
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Jeff and Christian welcome Anthony Taormina from Gamerant.com back to the show this week to rank their Top 5 Games of the Year! Which games will make the list and which will be crowned DLC's Game of the Year? Plus, a list of their underdogs - games that deserve another look as 2017 comes to a close.

Duration: 01:56:25


Supercharged 181: The Amazing Internet, Part I: BAD Coinbase, No More DRM, and Your Online Diary

12/22/2017
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Tommy and Adam discuss the resurgence of problematic copy protection, discuss Coinbase's alleged insider trading (or whatever it is), and remember the ways the Internet has had a profound impact on their lives.

Duration: 01:14:10


Diagnostics & Usage 138: I Got Myself a Christmas Gift

12/21/2017
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This week Cody and Joe discuss Apple's new battery tactic, the Echo Spot, Cody's new toy, AirPod's disappearance, Gurman's big holiday scoop, and more.

Duration: 00:30:28


Unwound 26: A Creek Named Oris

12/19/2017
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Seth and Dan talk about Raketa, bellmatics, good detective work, bracelets vs. straps, Oris watches, and harrowing repair stories.

Duration: 01:10:44


Back to Work 355: Eleven Dollars and a Bottle of Yoo-hoo

12/19/2017
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This week, Dan and Merlin talk about keyboard preferences (and their noises), Merlin catching Dan's weird "Mr. Robot" bug on Apple TV, feedback about "inside jokes," exclusion as a weapon, more good Robert Wright interviews, a deepish dive on Netflix personalization techniques (alongside some speculation on how well it's working), platforms and technologies as lobster traps, the problem with cartoons about screaming, how much kids love YouTube, the challenge of partnering with podcast...

Duration: 01:39:52

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