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Episode 18: Covert Dropkick

Episode 18: Covert Dropkick

Nando is joined by Stephen Riley and Abby Covert, and the three discuss iPad 2 covers, Microsoft hates IE6, GTD and list apps, Borders closing, Letterpresses, Where my friends be and more. Stories iPad iPad iPad iPad iPad. What else is even there!? IE6 Countdown – and the followup Dropkick task manager app: Finally something...
Episode 16: Babies with iPads

Episode 16: Babies with iPads

Guest: Stephen Riley. We talk about gimmicky vs. innovative HTML5, KNITPICK the Gawker redesign, geckoboard, Facebook’s new photo browser and worry about the new generations’ access to creativity. Cover shot: www.flickr.com/photos/moregoodfoundation  Stories Berlin graffiti font HTML5 replicating old flash / HTML5 Zen audio player LifeHacker/Gizmodo/Gawker Redesign Fellows Facebook App Site of the Week Geckoboard Honorable...
Episode 15: Designing on the Leapfrog

Episode 15: Designing on the Leapfrog

This week we have guest Matt Stone (unrelated) of Good Growth/FieldShield, a fellow dezinah who really whips the lion’s ass. We talk about the darn Daily, controlling your emotions, being a Porn Star professional, google Art and much more. Stories The Daily Perfect Your Pitch Process by Mastering Your Emotions You Really Want a Porn Star...
Episode 14: The Existential Episode

Episode 14: The Existential Episode

Stories: Why is Chinese Web Design So Bad? Egypt leaves the internet / Egypt turns off internet, Lieberman wants same option for US – What does this have to do with us? Well, what the hell would you do if the US took us off the internet? Design pottery? Site of the Week Old Faithful...
Episode 13: The fat, the meat, the bone

Episode 13: The fat, the meat, the bone

Stories Minimalize: Packaging taken down to the bare minimum. Gorgeous. And more effective looking. How to mantain your Personal Brand as a corporate employee Facebook Now Sharing Phone Numbers and Addresses Site of the Week Things Real People Don’t Say about Advertising Fonts In Use First Person Ryan: Why I Love Coda today 960.gs Magento...
Episode 12: Offline Gear

Episode 12: Offline Gear

Sorry we’ve been away. Nando’s in Brazil. It’s summer there. Carlos Xavier (twitter: @carlosgustavo),UX extraordinaire at Rapp) is there too, and we’ll talk about stuff and drink German beer. It’s early 2011, nothing’s happening but we’ll try our best. Stories The Designer Cross-Training Toolkit: How do you like capturing images? Do you take pics of...
Episode 11: Stephen brings the stool.

Episode 11: Stephen brings the stool.

We have our first official third wheel, Stephen Riley. New FB profile, Chrome Web Store, HTML experiences, Littlecosm, Girl Talk Visualizer, Designer Stocking Stuffers, Music online & Rdio is AWESOME.
Episode 10: A Quick One

Episode 10: A Quick One

The original Ep. 10 was stolen by flying monkeys and so we had to re-record it quickly. Nando returns from Russia, we talk about converting SIM cards with meat clevers, How to convert a SIM to a Micro SIM with a meat cleaver What 4.2 has meant for our iPad usage Ben the Bodyguard (actual...
Episode 6: Dirrrty Code.

Episode 6: Dirrrty Code.

We hear the tale of Ryan’s ice-colored helmet, discuss Adobe’s HTML5 tool, Muji Calendar kicks iCal’s ass, Xbox Kinnect, spit at the 4G forgery, and a new section! KNITPICKS (with a K) in which we dissect Facebook’s latest CSS changes. Personal story: what do you choose because of design that you probably shouldn’t?
Episode 5: Cyberbullied, Embarrassed, and Married to a Pimp

Episode 5: Cyberbullied, Embarrassed, and Married to a Pimp

Facebook Acquires Drop.io, Shops battle cyberbullying, stunning iPad app interface design, we discuss Social Media at agencies (and why you shouldn’t marry a pimp), design things we used to do that are embarrassing
Episode 4: That Crazy HTML5 on a Steek

Episode 4: That Crazy HTML5 on a Steek

Ryan tries to ruin the show, Apple tries to turn our Macs into iScreens, the dream of McFly Nikes, millennials in the workplace, buzzzzzzwords, move your portfolio AGAIN, remember eye4u