Pragmatic is a discussion show contemplating the practical application of technology. Exploring the real world trade offs we look at how great ideas are transformed into products and services that can change our lives. Nothing is as simple as it seems.

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Total Listening Time: 5 days, 3 hours, 41 minutes and 39 seconds.

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Social Media has taken the world by storm but recent history has shown all that glitters isn’t gold and has many people wondering if the technology is the problem, or if the problem is us?

With Seth Clifford and John Chidgey.

With Cloud Storage becoming a staple of modern computing, we deep dive into the history of how cloud storage came about, what features it has or should have and ultimately who can you trust?

With Rob Griffiths and John Chidgey.

From the retronymous Web 1.0 through 2.0 and beyond, we look at how web development is coming full circle and when Static, Dynamic or Statically Generated sites make the most sense.

With Radek Pietruszewski and John Chidgey.

Follow up (Part A) to Space X where we address the outcome of the first Falcon Heavy launch and Falcon 9 booster relanding outcome, SpaceMan and we don’t panic.

With Radek Pietruszewski and John Chidgey.

Self-balancing vehicles started with the Segway in 2001, but since then they’ve evolved, losing their handle bars and even losing a wheel. We look at how they’ve evolved over time, how safe they are and how potentially crazy John is, since he’s started riding one.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

When you’re trying to optimise a daily commute, there are lots of options to choose from. Balancing physical effort, cost, speed, safety, storage and more we deep dive into how the concept of multi-modal transportation can make your commute more efficient.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

  • Intro music for all episodes credit to Ludwig Van Beethoven: Bagatelle No. 25 in A minor (WoO 59 and Bia 515) “Für Elise” performed in 2000 by John Chidgey on my beloved K. Kawai GE-1A that I no longer have (SOB)
  • Outro music to Markus Kaarlonen from his original MOD file SpaceDeb.MOD