Dan Paul Benjamin is a software developer, user interface designer, writer and podcaster, also he hosts the show Amplified.
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DISCUSSED: Merlin isn't quite awake yet and has some audio struggles in the midst of a new project; Dan is bringing back The Podcast Method; committing something to media can still be very special; podcasts are cool, and you should make one; praise for Temple Grandin, a Jason Snell video, and a big upgrade over the stock Home app for iOS; solid syncing has raised a lot of boats; updates on the iOS text editor landscape; and, finally, thoughts on the future of sustainable iOS app development. Links for this episode:Podcast MethodAudient iD4 Merlin's guitar interface. The world needs all kinds of minds | Temple Grandin - YouTubeAutism activist Temple Grandin talks about how her mind works -- sharing her ability to "think in pictures," which helps her solve problems that neurotypical brains might miss. She makes the case that the world needs people on the autism spectrum: visual thinkers, pattern thinkers, verbal thinkers, and all kinds of smart geeky kids. RØDE Microphones - PodMicVideo: Editing Podcasts with Ferrite and Apple Pencil - Six ColorsHome+ 4 Released with Refreshed Design and iOS 13 Features - MacStoriesHome+ 4Home+ 4 is the only full featured HomeKit app on the App Store which supports all HomeKit automation features. You can control all your HomeKit accessories from different manufacturers in one app and create your very own smart home. MouselessWMNF | Community Conscious RadioVintage Ross Solid State Stereo Cassette Deck Tape Player Recorder Model 6350 for sale online | eBayThe Very Best of Jiminy Glick - YouTubeDon’t Kiss Your Pet Hedgehogs, C.D.C. Warns - The New York Times5by5 | Podcast Method
DISCUSSED: new muting!; infrastructure is hard; on dogs; Dan gets a podcast recommendation from his fish guy; who we're 'shipping on Star Trek; a free musical performance for a beloved sponsor; some good TED talks; do we like ligatures in monospace fonts?; Dan is getting restarted with OmniFocus, and Merlin has many, many thoughts and suggestions; finally, your hosts conclude by communicating The Pig Joke. Classic. Links for this episode:Joe Smith: How to use a paper towel | TED TalkMouseless on Setapp | Unleash your keyboard’s superpowerAmazon.com: Pro Co Sound CDPB Panic Button Microphone Routing Box: Musical InstrumentsAllows entertainers to switch the mic signal path from front-of-house to backstage or an alternate location. The A/B switch allows the unit to be used as a muting switch. Built-in status indicator light. AC power supply is included. Pretty Lady Mouth | Do By FridayThis week's challenge: do more with Drafts. Fall of Civilizations PodcastLBJ and the Great Society — OvercastThe Top 15 Star Trek Fanfiction 'ShipsVan Tour | 2019 Sprinter Conversion, Full Shower, Kitchen, Garage, & Open Concept - YouTubeApollo Robbins: The art of misdirection | TED TalkIntroduction | IBM PlexIBM/plex: The package of IBM’s typeface, IBM Plex.GitHub - fabrizioschiavi/pragmatapro: PragmataPro font is designed to help pros to work betterDownloadingWant to be notified of new releases in fabrizioschiavi/pragmatapro?Sign inSign up PragmataPro coding font designed by Fabrizio SchiaviPragmataPro - WikipediaTask Management Software Built For Pros - OmniFocus - The Omni GroupDogs' Dazzling Sense of Smell | NOVA | PBSShe Transformed A $1,900 Vintage RV Into A Gorgeous Tiny House On Wheels - YouTubeWoman Builds £1000 Tiny Earthen Home To Live Close To Nature In Welsh Woods - YouTubeThis Ultra Modern Tiny House Will Blow Your Mind - YouTubeAdam Friedland on Twitter: "Took my dog to the beach to piss https://t.co/jjsrWfc1mb" / Twitter"Took my dog to the beach to piss" West Side Story - Tonight Quintet and Chorus (1961) HD - YouTubeGreat Performances | "Company" Opening Number with Neil Patrick Harris | PBS - YouTubeGetting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity: David Allen: 9780142000281: Amazon.com: Books
DISCUSSED: thoughts on hand-washing and habit-building; Dan has a really good scarecrow joke; Merlin still can't figure out how many 12-year-olds Dan owns; Dan has a question about laptops and backpacks; the Tao of Backpacks; how to listen to a podcast; Dan has a question about iPhone cases; what we talk about when we talk about ad blocking; Merlin recommends a TED talk and a podcast about delight; Dan's new Picard podcast is going well; Dan has questions about OmniFocus; finally, Dan has questions about Los Angeles and, then, repeatedly ruins Merlin's very good endings. Links for this episode:Ligatures in programming fonts | Butterick’s Practical TypographyTim Harford — Cautionary TalesCautionary Tales — OvercastA powerful way to unleash your natural creativity | Tim Harford - YouTubeThe Show of Delights - This American LifeIn these dark, combative times, we attempt the most radical counterprogramming we could imagine: a show made up entirely of stories about delight. Amazon.com: Pro Co Sound CDSS Short Stop Mute Box: Musical InstrumentsJoe Smith: How to use a paper towel | TED TalkMyriam Sidibe: The simple power of hand-washing | TED TalkDSPTCH Daypack Review - MatterfulDaypack - Ballistic Nylon - DSPTCHSynapse 25 - Backpacks - Travel Bags – TOM BIHNShort Stop - Pro Co SoundHow To Use Plaque Disclosing TabletsTalking Heads - Live in Rome 1980 [Full Concert] - YouTube
John and Dan talk about reading, exploration mentality, and tang. The sponsorless version of this episode and the bonus content can be found here. Links for this episode:Punch-Out!! (arcade game) - Wikipedia
Merlin is pretty out of it this week, and Dan shares some listener questions. Links for this episode:Reilly's a match for show business / Actor-director here in one-man show - SFGateThe Complete Adventure Time Timeline | Channel Frederator - YouTubeThe PicardAmazon.com: Tul Retractable Gel Pens 0.5mm Needle Point, Black 4/pk: Office ProductsThe Sopranos - WikipediaMad Men - WikipediaThe Duffer Brothers - WikipediaDust Brothers - WikipediaLADDA Rechargeable battery - IKEADownload your data - Google Account HelpCharge Apple Watchjohn on Twitter: "hbd to this man https://t.co/xajeX4NoZD" / TwitterI Remember You | Adventure Time Season 4 DVD | Cartoon Network - YouTubeAdventure Time | Simon and Marcy's Origins Story | Cartoon Network - YouTubeAdventure Time | Simon & Marcy | Cartoon Network - YouTube
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Birthdate
Oct 26th, 1972
Location
Austin, TX, USA
Episode Count
817
Podcast Count
13
Total Airtime
1 month, 2 weeks