Nom Nom Ramen

No, I'm not talking about the fuel that powers college students on a budget. I'm talking about real ramen: quality noodles served in a delicious broth filled with goodies. I used to not care for ramen, thinking the cup-variant was as good as it gets. Boy was I wrong. I…

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Talk Show Bond

On a recent episode of The Talk Show, John Gruber mentions old episodes of his show where he discusses all the Bond movies ever made with guests and co-hosts. David Smith compiled a list of all the episodes, but they weren't Overcast-ified. So I took the liberty of doing that:…

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More Podcasts In Review

More podcasts! Here's what's hot off the presses (or in this case hot off the spinning hard drives of your local podcast hosts). Shows and Episodes Systematic: 119: Pioneering in Media with Jason Snell In this episode of Systematic, Brett Terpstra and Jason Snell talk a lot about what it…

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Current Gen is Next Gen

The Xbox 360 was released in 2005, the Wii in 2006, and the PS3 also in 2006. It wasn't until 2012 when I got my PS3 and for the first time in my life owned every single game console in the current generation. Fast forward to 2014, and I'm both…

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Little Big Fun

Posts like this should be a weekly addition. Along with often podcast roundups, pulling together some of my experiences on the web over the past week would be great for a Week Around The Web "column" for Ben's Potatoes. Failing For Fun: LittleBigPlanet 3 Don't get me wrong, none of…

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Week In Review: Podcasts

As you may have read on this blog before, I'm a big listener of podcasts. As podcasts have grown, no one has really solved the problem of discovery (not like discovery has been solved for any other entertainment medium). Overcast has an interesting Twitter-based recommendation system, but that's about it;…

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Making Things, Getting Notified

I used to watch Twitch content as often as I could. But, having a screen of video games constantly playing at work probably won't improve my performance reviews at a job where others may not know what Twitch is. Then a funny thing happened: I joined Twitch! Now I watch…

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WatchKit

Today's a big day: WatchKit is here! In a couple years, we could be looking back on today as the time when everything changed about mobile computing. Or at least the day we started considering alternatives to what we've become so accustomed to. A roundup of initial commentary on the…

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Two Years Later

Endless possibilities. Unless they're bigger than 4.7" or 64GB. Forging Ahead I was inspired by many reviews of the iPhone 6, but ones that stood out to me were by Casey Liss: Quick Impressions and Dan Frommer: A Month In. I really like the quick-fire approach to just get…

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Podcasts

I'm a big fan of podcasts. They're my choice of entertainment during any sort of extended periods of time: travel, commute, or just lounging around. In the process of listening to people talk, you learn a lot about them and their lives. To me it's a more enriching experience than…

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