54. Minor Differences in Creepiness

There is a fine line between creepy technology and helpful technology. Amazon, Google, and even Facebook ride very close to that line. But does that line shift? Do you know when it’s been crossed? And what drives these artificially intelligent machines?

53. Operation: Stolen Thunder

Chase graduated, and some of his family members shared the news on Facebook before he had the opportunity to do it. Now he feels petty for wishing he owned that content.

52. The Background Music of Your Life

Some people take tens of photos every month. Other people take tens of thousands. With the immediacy and accessibility of photography in the modern world, is a photograph as meaningful or valuable as it was when you paid for rolls of film? And what do we do with out 10,000 photos once we’ve collected them?

51. Open Offices Never Work Like That

After a week of celebrating our 1-year Birthday, the trio is back with a look at working remotely- that is, embracing the home office and still working on things that exist within the traditional business sense. It takes skill, focus, and self-motivation, but it can be a wonderful reprieve from the traditional office, especially when replacing your coworkers isn’t a viable option.

50. What is TV?

If you’ve been a long time listener, you might recall episode 7, where we discussed TV consumption and streaming TV. Now, in 315-day-old follow-up, Chase has cancelled SlingTV and Ian is testing out the recently released YouTube TV. The question is, outside of sports, does anybody watch anything live? And is the TV (as in the panel on your wall or entertainment center) becoming a relic of the past?