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There Are Many Like It, But This Home Screen Is Mine

New episode of Supercomputer out:

Alex and Matthew cover their home screens, so open the episode to check out the shots.

In episode 21, we wanted to refocus our subject matter more for each episode.

We’ll be doing an occasional cycle of shows – a good topic, some guest appearances, a look back at the news of the last few months, and more philosophical episode that takes things to a higher level.

We’re always looking for diverse and interesting guests, so please send us recommendations at supercomputerpodcast@gmail.com.

Plus, we started a Patreon for anyone who feels like supporting the show. We’re gearing up the patronage rewards, but rest assured the show is free and it’s not required. That being said, we really appreciate everyone who’s signed up so far.

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How to jump between the audio and video of Supercomputer

For episode 19 of Supercomputer, instead of hitting the “call” button to record, we pressed “video chat” and proceed to produce our podcast. I edited out some moments, added chapter markers for the audio file, and uploaded the video to YouTube.

This last week, for episode 20, I also added visual chapters, actually used Alex’s correct audio file, and shared our second video recording to YouTube.

But podcasts are for audio, right?

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Behind The Cute Curtain

New episode of Supercomputer out:

Matthew and Alex talk about going from beginner shortcuts to the next level with the “If” scripting action, plus how this all could be a bit easier.

After last week’s livestream, I explained some of what “conditionals” are – if that sounds confusing, it’s worth listening.

Part of the episode is about breaking down barriers to concepts used in programming hidden behind fancy language, so we’ll explore more topics like this in the future.

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Consumers and Their Fragile Minds

New episode of Supercomputer out:

Matthew and Alex are here for the New Apple.

In a classic coffee rant, I got to release all the feeling I built up in our time away from the show – I am more excited than ever for the future of Apple.

Plus, I make a call for app developers to come back.

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The OG GTD

New episode of Supercomputer out:

This week, Matthew and Alex explore some of their holiday experiments, as well as how to value your time as much as you value your computer.

We’re back from the winter break with a new, 30-minute episode covering what we were up to over the holidays (spoiler: tidying).

Alex and I talked about getting back into the swing of things and teased some plans for the new year – enjoy!

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Automating blog posts for my podcast Supercomputer

If you were a visitor to my site in November, you might’ve noticed a lack of posts on the blog. While I’ve been producing videos and podcasts the whole time, I had a mental block on creating the short posts here on my website for each and just didn’t bother to write them up.

As we’re approaching the end of the year, I decided to get my act together and automate more of blog posts for my work, starting with podcast episodes.

That way I’d have no excuse not to do them, I could spread the news for my podcast more easily, and along the way put together a handy shortcut that I repurpose for my YouTube videos, articles on other sites, and eventually embedded shortcuts here on my blog.

To accomplish this, I built a Post Podcast shortcut that I can run each Friday when we release a new episode of Supercomputer.

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I Can’t Be Trusted With A Computer

New episode of Supercomputer out:

This week, Matthew talks about getting his work done entirely on iOS, and Alex talks about her love of tomatoes.

I’m enjoying making this podcast so much.

We keep getting better and better each week – excited for next year.

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Least Sexy, But Amazing

New episode of Supercomputer out:

This week, Matthew ponders why you can’t get real work done on iOS, and Alex works herself into a tizzy about Pokemon and old men.

After another round of iOS maligning over the weekend, I started to get a little riled up on this episode.

No, I didn’t write the show notes ?

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No One Is Taking Away Your Computer

New episode of Supercomputer out:

In a caffeine-fueled rage, Alex & Matthew pleasantly discuss the viability of iPad Pros as computers.

I got a little hyped up on espresso and started ranting this week.

But, it turns out, I had something important to say.

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Rainbow Gesture

New episode of Supercomputer out:

Your hosts’ iPads have arrived! Matthew wants to change the way we think about the philosophy of Apple, and Alex is very concerned about folios big and small.

This week, Alex and I talked using tablets & their covers.

Plus, I tried to reflect on how the Apple community talks about the leaders of the company.

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