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Scott Underwood from IDEO was kind enough to invite me down to their Palo Alto HQ for a tour of the renowned design group (they designed Appleâs first mouse!) and to participate with him in one of the company’s internal “Know How” talks. It was very informal (and yes, because this was during my recent “100-year sinus infection,” I was completely high on cold medicine).We talked about Getting Things Done, life hacks, knowledge work, nostalgia for scarcity, and the problem of getting addicted ...
Merlin talks with The Sound of Young America's Jesse Thorn about how podcasts let him engage with a wider audience, the greying of public radio's average listener, and how radio can be programmed to become almost unnoticeable.
Merlin talks with The Sound of Young America's Jesse Thorn about his roots in radio at UC-Santa Cruz and how having to borrow his Mom's car led to him putting his radio shows on the web. We also learn some surprising things that Jesse has in common with basketball superstar, Manute Bol. Note: This is the first segment in our six-part interview with Jesse Thorn. Stop back soon for more.
In the final episode of Merlin's talk with John Roderick, Hotrod explains the perils of self-producing a record, and Ken Stringfellow's method of punching-in vocals, three words at a time. Full Show Notes...Note: This is the final segment of our epic 4-part interview with John Roderick; don't miss part one, part two and part three.
Merlin talks with San Francisco indie rocker (and longtime Mac user) John Vanderslice about how he manages his fan email list, as well as JV's tips on taking a Mac on tour, and how internet access in Australia can be like a vibrating bed. Bonus footage includes the video for John's song “Exodus Damage,” by Brent Chesanek. Full Show Notes