Pragmatic https://engineered.network/pragmatic en-us The Engineered Network The Engineered Network john@engineered.network The Engineered Network No John Chidgey, Engineering, Technology, Pragmatic Pragmatic 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. The Engineered Network john@engineered.network 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. 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. No episodic Fri, 1 Jan 2010 00:00:00 +1000 hourly 1 https://engineered.network/img/pragmatic/pragmaticfeed.png Pragmatic https://engineered.network/ TEN RSS Generator 88: Trust, Faith and the Cloud The Engineered Network No No 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 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 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? https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-88-trust-faith-and-the-cloud https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-88-trust-faith-and-the-cloud With Rob Griffiths and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 05 Oct 2018 06:00:00 +1000 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? Podcasts 00:56:59 Pragmatic 88 Trust, Faith and the Cloud full The Engineered Network
87: Static vs Dynamic The Engineered Network No No 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. 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. 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. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-87-static-vs-dynamic http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-87-static-vs-dynamic With Radek Pietruszewski and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 06:00:00 +1000 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. Podcasts 01:01:30 Pragmatic 87 Static vs Dynamic full The Engineered Network
84A: Space X Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No 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. 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. 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. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-84a-space-x-follow-up-1 http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-84a-space-x-follow-up-1 With Radek Pietruszewski and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 12 Aug 2018 17:50:00 +1000 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. Podcasts 00:12:30 Pragmatic 84A Space X Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
86: Segway Evolution The Engineered Network No No 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 … 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. 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. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-86-segway-evolution http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-86-segway-evolution With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 04 May 2018 06:00:00 +1000 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. Podcasts 01:37:02 Pragmatic 86 Segway Evolution full The Engineered Network
85: Uncommon Transportation The Engineered Network No No 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 … 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. 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. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-85-uncommon-transportation http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-85-uncommon-transportation With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 02 Apr 2018 06:00:00 +1000 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. Podcasts 01:43:11 Pragmatic 85 Uncommon Transportation full The Engineered Network
84: Space X The Engineered Network No No Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Space X, its history, its rockets, capsules and Elon's dreams of going to Mars. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Space X, its history, its rockets, capsules and Elon's dreams of going to Mars. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Space X, its history, its rockets, capsules and Elon's dreams of going to Mars. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-84-space-x http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-84-space-x With Radek Pietruszewski and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +1000 Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Space X, its history, its rockets, capsules and Elon's dreams of going to Mars. Podcasts 01:59:29 Pragmatic 84 Space X full The Engineered Network
83: Tesla Part Two The Engineered Network No No Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-83-tesla-part-two http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-83-tesla-part-two With Caleb Elston and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 03 Nov 2017 06:00:00 +1000 Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the third in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Podcasts 01:25:21 Pragmatic 83 Tesla Part Two full The Engineered Network
82: Tesla Part One The Engineered Network No No Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the second in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the second in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the second in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-82-tesla-part-one http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-82-tesla-part-one With Caleb Elston and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 06 Oct 2017 06:00:00 +1000 Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the second in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Tesla, its history, its cars the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Podcasts 01:41:20 Pragmatic 82 Tesla Part One full The Engineered Network
81: Boring Loops The Engineered Network No No Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the first in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Hyperloop and The Boring Company and the practicalities of what Elon's trying to … Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the first in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Hyperloop and The Boring Company and the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the first in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Hyperloop and The Boring Company and the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-81-boring-loops http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-81-boring-loops With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 06:00:00 +1000 Elon Musk is considered by many to be a technological visionary. In this, the first in a series of shows about Elons projects, we look at Hyperloop and The Boring Company and the practicalities of what Elon's trying to achieve. Podcasts 00:54:27 Pragmatic 81 Boring Loops full The Engineered Network
80: Mastodon The Engineered Network No No GNU Social is gaining momentum recently with Mastodon leading the charge. It's a different way to micro-blog and it's not perfect, but it shouldn't be dismissed out of hand. Vic joins John to walk through where it stands … GNU Social is gaining momentum recently with Mastodon leading the charge. It's a different way to micro-blog and it's not perfect, but it shouldn't be dismissed out of hand. Vic joins John to walk through where it stands today. GNU Social is gaining momentum recently with Mastodon leading the charge. It's a different way to micro-blog and it's not perfect, but it shouldn't be dismissed out of hand. Vic joins John to walk through where it stands today. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-80-mastodon http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-80-mastodon With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 09 Jun 2017 06:00:00 +1000 GNU Social is gaining momentum recently with Mastodon leading the charge. It's a different way to micro-blog and it's not perfect, but it shouldn't be dismissed out of hand. Vic joins John to walk through where it stands today. Podcasts 01:10:12 Pragmatic 80 Mastodon full The Engineered Network
79: Diluted My Metric Goodness The Engineered Network No No The history of measurements has a few surprises. Casey Liss joins John to discuss once and for all Metric and Imperial measurements. The history of measurements has a few surprises. Casey Liss joins John to discuss once and for all Metric and Imperial measurements. The history of measurements has a few surprises. Casey Liss joins John to discuss once and for all Metric and Imperial measurements. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-79-diluted-my-metric-goodness http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-79-diluted-my-metric-goodness With Casey Liss and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 06:00:00 +1000 The history of measurements has a few surprises. Casey Liss joins John to discuss once and for all Metric and Imperial measurements. Podcasts 01:06:07 Pragmatic 79 Diluted My Metric Goodness full The Engineered Network
78: Full Term Surface Pro The Engineered Network No No For 9 months now John has been using a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for work purposes, and Vic's son uses a Pro 3 at College. We go back and forth on the device as both a laptop and a tablet. For 9 months now John has been using a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for work purposes, and Vic's son uses a Pro 3 at College. We go back and forth on the device as both a laptop and a tablet. For 9 months now John has been using a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for work purposes, and Vic's son uses a Pro 3 at College. We go back and forth on the device as both a laptop and a tablet. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-78-full-term-surface-pro http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-78-full-term-surface-pro With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 06:00:00 +1000 For 9 months now John has been using a Microsoft Surface Pro 4 for work purposes, and Vic's son uses a Pro 3 at College. We go back and forth on the device as both a laptop and a tablet. Podcasts 00:42:34 Pragmatic 78 Full Term Surface Pro full The Engineered Network
77: Look Before You Touch The Engineered Network No No The new MacBook Pros come with a new feature Apple call the Touch Bar. We look at whether blending direct and indirect interactions make sense and try to figure out if the Touch Bar is actually a good idea. The new MacBook Pros come with a new feature Apple call the Touch Bar. We look at whether blending direct and indirect interactions make sense and try to figure out if the Touch Bar is actually a good idea. The new MacBook Pros come with a new feature Apple call the Touch Bar. We look at whether blending direct and indirect interactions make sense and try to figure out if the Touch Bar is actually a good idea. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-77-look-before-you-touch http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-77-look-before-you-touch With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 20:15:00 +1000 The new MacBook Pros come with a new feature Apple call the Touch Bar. We look at whether blending direct and indirect interactions make sense and try to figure out if the Touch Bar is actually a good idea. Podcasts 00:52:46 Pragmatic 77 Look Before You Touch full The Engineered Network
76: Banned The Engineered Network No No Marco and I discuss how the Apple Watch brought us both back to wearing watches and the search for the ideal Watch Band for every use case. Marco and I discuss how the Apple Watch brought us both back to wearing watches and the search for the ideal Watch Band for every use case. Marco and I discuss how the Apple Watch brought us both back to wearing watches and the search for the ideal Watch Band for every use case. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-76-banned http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-76-banned With Marco Arment and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:00:00 +1000 Marco and I discuss how the Apple Watch brought us both back to wearing watches and the search for the ideal Watch Band for every use case. Podcasts 01:21:58 Pragmatic 76 Banned full The Engineered Network
75: Rollercoasters The Engineered Network No No A lot of people love Rollercoasters including the hosts of the show. We look at the history, evolution and revolution of these amazing thrill rides. A lot of people love Rollercoasters including the hosts of the show. We look at the history, evolution and revolution of these amazing thrill rides. A lot of people love Rollercoasters including the hosts of the show. We look at the history, evolution and revolution of these amazing thrill rides. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-75-rollercoasters http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-75-rollercoasters With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 22:00:00 +1000 A lot of people love Rollercoasters including the hosts of the show. We look at the history, evolution and revolution of these amazing thrill rides. Podcasts 00:50:40 Pragmatic 75 Rollercoasters full The Engineered Network
74: Vics 20 The Engineered Network No No It's all about Vic! He takes us through his history of programming for slightly more than 20 minutes. It's all about Vic! He takes us through his history of programming for slightly more than 20 minutes. It's all about Vic! He takes us through his history of programming for slightly more than 20 minutes. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-74-vics-20 http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-74-vics-20 With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 06:00:00 +1000 It's all about Vic! He takes us through his history of programming for slightly more than 20 minutes. Podcasts 01:29:18 Pragmatic 74 Vics 20 full The Engineered Network
73: Everything Is Cyclic The Engineered Network No No Weighing up the cycles of driving vs public transport and Windows to Mac and back again. Weighing up the cycles of driving vs public transport and Windows to Mac and back again. Weighing up the cycles of driving vs public transport and Windows to Mac and back again. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-73-everything-is-cyclic http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-73-everything-is-cyclic With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 29 May 2016 16:10:00 +1000 Weighing up the cycles of driving vs public transport and Windows to Mac and back again. Podcasts 01:12:48 Pragmatic 73 Everything Is Cyclic full The Engineered Network
72: So Much Noise The Engineered Network No No Noise as a term is widely misused and misunderstood. Carmen joins John to sort out the signal from the noise. Noise as a term is widely misused and misunderstood. Carmen joins John to sort out the signal from the noise. Noise as a term is widely misused and misunderstood. Carmen joins John to sort out the signal from the noise. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-72-so-much-noise http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-72-so-much-noise With Carmen Parisi and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 18:30:00 +1000 Noise as a term is widely misused and misunderstood. Carmen joins John to sort out the signal from the noise. Podcasts 00:42:41 Pragmatic 72 So Much Noise full The Engineered Network
71: Off the Rails The Engineered Network No No Trains and roads look like they have lots in common but the trade-offs in signalling and network design are completely different, and horrendously inconsistent. Trains and roads look like they have lots in common but the trade-offs in signalling and network design are completely different, and horrendously inconsistent. Trains and roads look like they have lots in common but the trade-offs in signalling and network design are completely different, and horrendously inconsistent. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-71-off-the-rails http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-71-off-the-rails With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 06:00:00 +1000 Trains and roads look like they have lots in common but the trade-offs in signalling and network design are completely different, and horrendously inconsistent. Podcasts 00:49:07 Pragmatic 71 Off the Rails full The Engineered Network
70: The Seas Will Rise The Engineered Network No No The cause of global warming may be hotly debated, but rising sea levels are a fact. Vic joins John to talk about how fast it's happening and how our cities will need to adapt. The cause of global warming may be hotly debated, but rising sea levels are a fact. Vic joins John to talk about how fast it's happening and how our cities will need to adapt. The cause of global warming may be hotly debated, but rising sea levels are a fact. Vic joins John to talk about how fast it's happening and how our cities will need to adapt. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-70-the-seas-will-rise http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-70-the-seas-will-rise With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 27 Feb 2016 19:20:00 +1000 The cause of global warming may be hotly debated, but rising sea levels are a fact. Vic joins John to talk about how fast it's happening and how our cities will need to adapt. Podcasts 00:38:47 Pragmatic 70 The Seas Will Rise full The Engineered Network
69: It's Complicated The Engineered Network No No Smart Watches support dynamic, configurable complications but not all are created equal. Russell Ivanovic from Shifty Jelly joins John to see just how complicated it can be. Smart Watches support dynamic, configurable complications but not all are created equal. Russell Ivanovic from Shifty Jelly joins John to see just how complicated it can be. Smart Watches support dynamic, configurable complications but not all are created equal. Russell Ivanovic from Shifty Jelly joins John to see just how complicated it can be. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-69-it-s-complicated http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-69-it-s-complicated With Russell Ivanovic and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 19:00:00 +1000 Smart Watches support dynamic, configurable complications but not all are created equal. Russell Ivanovic from Shifty Jelly joins John to see just how complicated it can be. Podcasts 01:04:03 Pragmatic 69 It's Complicated full The Engineered Network
68: Paperless The Engineered Network No No We are closer than ever to a paperless office, and for John with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil it's time to actually try and see if it's possible. We are closer than ever to a paperless office, and for John with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil it's time to actually try and see if it's possible. We are closer than ever to a paperless office, and for John with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil it's time to actually try and see if it's possible. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-68-paperless http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-68-paperless With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 09 Jan 2016 08:30:00 +1000 We are closer than ever to a paperless office, and for John with the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil it's time to actually try and see if it's possible. Podcasts 01:31:03 Pragmatic 68 Paperless full The Engineered Network
67: Iron Man The Engineered Network No No What if the superhero Iron Man was real? We look at some of his tech and assess how possible it is. What if the superhero Iron Man was real? We look at some of his tech and assess how possible it is. What if the superhero Iron Man was real? We look at some of his tech and assess how possible it is. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-67-iron-man http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-67-iron-man With James Smith and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 29 Nov 2015 18:00:00 +1000 What if the superhero Iron Man was real? We look at some of his tech and assess how possible it is. Podcasts 00:46:39 Pragmatic 67 Iron Man full The Engineered Network
66: Haptic Taptic Tactic The Engineered Network No No Apple are pushing Haptics in more of their devices each release. We look at why they are and how they're doing it differently. Apple are pushing Haptics in more of their devices each release. We look at why they are and how they're doing it differently. Apple are pushing Haptics in more of their devices each release. We look at why they are and how they're doing it differently. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-66-haptic-taptic-tactic http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-66-haptic-taptic-tactic With Carmen Parisi and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 06 Nov 2015 05:00:00 +1000 Apple are pushing Haptics in more of their devices each release. We look at why they are and how they're doing it differently. Podcasts 00:46:10 Pragmatic 66 Haptic Taptic Tactic full The Engineered Network
65: Everything Is Analogue The Engineered Network No No We tackle the subtle differences between analogue and digital data transmission and why frequency changes everything. We tackle the subtle differences between analogue and digital data transmission and why frequency changes everything. We tackle the subtle differences between analogue and digital data transmission and why frequency changes everything. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-65-everything-is-analogue http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-65-everything-is-analogue With Carmen Parisi and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 23 Oct 2015 05:45:00 +1000 We tackle the subtle differences between analogue and digital data transmission and why frequency changes everything. Podcasts 00:43:41 Pragmatic 65 Everything Is Analogue full The Engineered Network
64: Software Radios The Engineered Network No No Pragmatic returns to talk about a recent melding of traditional radio technology and software that are now dominating the telecommunications world. Pragmatic returns to talk about a recent melding of traditional radio technology and software that are now dominating the telecommunications world. Pragmatic returns to talk about a recent melding of traditional radio technology and software that are now dominating the telecommunications world. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-64-software-radios http://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-64-software-radios With Carmen Parisi and John Chidgey.

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  • Software Defined Radio: $40ish SDR using a hacked European HDTV setup (RTL2832U). The chip has a feature where it can spit out the raw IQ data instead of the specific demodulated TV stream. It’s definitely hacky and it can’t transmit but it’s a relatively low cost intro into SDRs.
  • Adafruit SDR: Basic set-up from Adafruit that’s all contained in one easy USB dongle using the same IC as above.
  • Ossmans Kit: Not exactly a beginner’s kit in the sense that it’s cheap ($300 plus antenna) but probably one of the most full-featured starter’s out there sold by Mike Ossmann. He’s currently got a 9 video course available online to go with the HACK RF.
  • Mike Ossmans Video Course or he also teaches two day seminars on SDRs at security conferences across the globe.

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Sat, 10 Oct 2015 04:00:00 +1000 Pragmatic returns to talk about a recent melding of traditional radio technology and software that are now dominating the telecommunications world. Podcasts 01:00:23 Pragmatic 64 Software Radios full The Engineered Network
63: Making Up Lines Then Reading Between Them The Engineered Network No No In this final episode John talks about the making of Pragmatic, highlights, lowlights, criticisms and advice on whether you should have listened to it or any podcasts at all. Then Vic grills John for information. In this final episode John talks about the making of Pragmatic, highlights, lowlights, criticisms and advice on whether you should have listened to it or any podcasts at all. Then Vic grills John for information. In this final episode John talks about the making of Pragmatic, highlights, lowlights, criticisms and advice on whether you should have listened to it or any podcasts at all. Then Vic grills John for information. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-63-making-up-lines-then-reading-between-them http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-63-making-up-lines-then-reading-between-them With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 06 Apr 2015 07:10:00 +1000 In this final episode John talks about the making of Pragmatic, highlights, lowlights, criticisms and advice on whether you should have listened to it or any podcasts at all. Then Vic grills John for information. Podcasts 03:10:13 Pragmatic 63 Making Up Lines Then Reading Between Them full The Engineered Network
62: Send It Into the Void Baby The Engineered Network No No John tackles how the internet works - the most requested topic as voted by Pragmatic listeners in this, the penultimate episode of the show. John tackles how the internet works - the most requested topic as voted by Pragmatic listeners in this, the penultimate episode of the show. John tackles how the internet works - the most requested topic as voted by Pragmatic listeners in this, the penultimate episode of the show. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-62-send-it-into-the-void-baby http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-62-send-it-into-the-void-baby With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 06:25:00 +1000 John tackles how the internet works - the most requested topic as voted by Pragmatic listeners in this, the penultimate episode of the show. Podcasts 02:51:10 Pragmatic 62 Send It Into the Void Baby full The Engineered Network
61: You Never Really Owned It The Engineered Network No No Seth Clifford returns to discuss DRM and the value of entertainment content. We also explore if DRM will someday end. Seth Clifford returns to discuss DRM and the value of entertainment content. We also explore if DRM will someday end. Seth Clifford returns to discuss DRM and the value of entertainment content. We also explore if DRM will someday end. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-61-you-never-really-owned-it http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-61-you-never-really-owned-it With Seth Clifford and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:00:00 +1000 Seth Clifford returns to discuss DRM and the value of entertainment content. We also explore if DRM will someday end. Podcasts 01:24:03 Pragmatic 61 You Never Really Owned It full The Engineered Network
60: Or Was That Doctor Sbaitso The Engineered Network No No With four episodes to go Vic chose a topic that was never on the list - the history of programming. We look at five key people in the evolution of programming. With four episodes to go Vic chose a topic that was never on the list - the history of programming. We look at five key people in the evolution of programming. With four episodes to go Vic chose a topic that was never on the list - the history of programming. We look at five key people in the evolution of programming. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-60-or-was-that-doctor-sbaitso http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-60-or-was-that-doctor-sbaitso With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 07 Mar 2015 06:30:00 +1000 With four episodes to go Vic chose a topic that was never on the list - the history of programming. We look at five key people in the evolution of programming. Podcasts 01:37:41 Pragmatic 60 Or Was That Doctor Sbaitso full The Engineered Network
59: Roll With the Seasons The Engineered Network No No Erik Hess of Technical Difficulties and Dawn Patrol joins me to talk about the things that motivate and demotivate us, and turning hobbies into jobs and then back into hobbies again. Erik Hess of Technical Difficulties and Dawn Patrol joins me to talk about the things that motivate and demotivate us, and turning hobbies into jobs and then back into hobbies again. Erik Hess of Technical Difficulties and Dawn Patrol joins me to talk about the things that motivate and demotivate us, and turning hobbies into jobs and then back into hobbies again. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-59-roll-with-the-seasons http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-59-roll-with-the-seasons With Erik Hess and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 20:25:00 +1000 Erik Hess of Technical Difficulties and Dawn Patrol joins me to talk about the things that motivate and demotivate us, and turning hobbies into jobs and then back into hobbies again. Podcasts 01:11:03 Pragmatic 59 Roll With the Seasons full The Engineered Network
58: I Want My Hovercar The Engineered Network No No The next disruption in transportation is coming to a car near you soon. We walk through the history and evolution of personal transportation and look to the future. The next disruption in transportation is coming to a car near you soon. We walk through the history and evolution of personal transportation and look to the future. The next disruption in transportation is coming to a car near you soon. We walk through the history and evolution of personal transportation and look to the future. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-58-i-want-my-hovercar http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-58-i-want-my-hovercar With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:30:00 +1000 The next disruption in transportation is coming to a car near you soon. We walk through the history and evolution of personal transportation and look to the future. Podcasts 01:51:28 Pragmatic 58 I Want My Hovercar full The Engineered Network
57: Lap Band Bypass Gastric Sleeve The Engineered Network No No My wife joins me as we discuss our recent experiences with being obese and undergoing weight-loss surgery. It's extreme but it works though it's not without serious risks. My wife joins me as we discuss our recent experiences with being obese and undergoing weight-loss surgery. It's extreme but it works though it's not without serious risks. My wife joins me as we discuss our recent experiences with being obese and undergoing weight-loss surgery. It's extreme but it works though it's not without serious risks. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-57-lap-band-bypass-gastric-sleeve http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-57-lap-band-bypass-gastric-sleeve With Kirsten Chidgey and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 20:40:00 +1000 My wife joins me as we discuss our recent experiences with being obese and undergoing weight-loss surgery. It's extreme but it works though it's not without serious risks. Podcasts 02:09:43 Pragmatic 57 Lap Band Bypass Gastric Sleeve full The Engineered Network
56: Lovely Platitudes Don't Help Me The Engineered Network No No Brianna Wu is the CEO of GSX and is one of the women behind Revolution 60. Join us as we talk about gender imbalance in Engineering and Technology, and how we can help bring balance to the force. Brianna Wu is the CEO of GSX and is one of the women behind Revolution 60. Join us as we talk about gender imbalance in Engineering and Technology, and how we can help bring balance to the force. Brianna Wu is the CEO of GSX and is one of the women behind Revolution 60. Join us as we talk about gender imbalance in Engineering and Technology, and how we can help bring balance to the force. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-56-lovely-platitudes-don-t-help-me http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-56-lovely-platitudes-don-t-help-me With Brianna Wu and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 06 Feb 2015 19:25:00 +1000 Brianna Wu is the CEO of GSX and is one of the women behind Revolution 60. Join us as we talk about gender imbalance in Engineering and Technology, and how we can help bring balance to the force. Podcasts 01:13:47 Pragmatic 56 Lovely Platitudes Don't Help Me full The Engineered Network
55: Cautiously Concerned The Engineered Network No No Privacy online is becoming a bigger issue with more servers hacked every week our personal data has never been at more risk. Seth Clifford joins me to talk strategies to reduce your exposure on the internet. Privacy online is becoming a bigger issue with more servers hacked every week our personal data has never been at more risk. Seth Clifford joins me to talk strategies to reduce your exposure on the internet. Privacy online is becoming a bigger issue with more servers hacked every week our personal data has never been at more risk. Seth Clifford joins me to talk strategies to reduce your exposure on the internet. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-55-cautiously-concerned http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-55-cautiously-concerned With Seth Clifford and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 13:30:00 +1000 Privacy online is becoming a bigger issue with more servers hacked every week our personal data has never been at more risk. Seth Clifford joins me to talk strategies to reduce your exposure on the internet. Podcasts 01:45:45 Pragmatic 55 Cautiously Concerned full The Engineered Network
54: Stop Rubbing Your Reader Against My Butt The Engineered Network No No The Apple Watch promises to make Apple Pay even easier and safer than traditional credit card transactions. We look at the history of Credit Card data transactions and consider the practicalities. Of course. The Apple Watch promises to make Apple Pay even easier and safer than traditional credit card transactions. We look at the history of Credit Card data transactions and consider the practicalities. Of course. The Apple Watch promises to make Apple Pay even easier and safer than traditional credit card transactions. We look at the history of Credit Card data transactions and consider the practicalities. Of course. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-54-stop-rubbing-your-reader-against-my-butt http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-54-stop-rubbing-your-reader-against-my-butt With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 07:35:00 +1000 The Apple Watch promises to make Apple Pay even easier and safer than traditional credit card transactions. We look at the history of Credit Card data transactions and consider the practicalities. Of course. Podcasts 01:08:37 Pragmatic 54 Stop Rubbing Your Reader Against My Butt full The Engineered Network
53: Overlapping Signals The Engineered Network No No There is a growing trend to eliminate the wires and go wireless for data and for power. Can it work? Is it practical? Dive in. There is a growing trend to eliminate the wires and go wireless for data and for power. Can it work? Is it practical? Dive in. There is a growing trend to eliminate the wires and go wireless for data and for power. Can it work? Is it practical? Dive in. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-53-overlapping-signals http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-53-overlapping-signals With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 21:35:00 +1000 There is a growing trend to eliminate the wires and go wireless for data and for power. Can it work? Is it practical? Dive in. Podcasts 01:26:19 Pragmatic 53 Overlapping Signals full The Engineered Network
52: Your Mileage May Vary The Engineered Network No No Are electric cars going to save you money? We look at all electric and plugin hybrids, charging habits and being energy independent. Are electric cars going to save you money? We look at all electric and plugin hybrids, charging habits and being energy independent. Are electric cars going to save you money? We look at all electric and plugin hybrids, charging habits and being energy independent. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-52-your-mileage-may-vary http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-52-your-mileage-may-vary With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 08 Jan 2015 20:28:00 +1000 Are electric cars going to save you money? We look at all electric and plugin hybrids, charging habits and being energy independent. Podcasts 01:49:22 Pragmatic 52 Your Mileage May Vary full The Engineered Network
51: Psst Come Here I Want to Tell You Something The Engineered Network No No Automation in OSX, iOS and the PC can save lots of time for users prepared to invest some time up-front. We delve into the history on these platforms, where it can be useful and when you should use it. Automation in OSX, iOS and the PC can save lots of time for users prepared to invest some time up-front. We delve into the history on these platforms, where it can be useful and when you should use it. Automation in OSX, iOS and the PC can save lots of time for users prepared to invest some time up-front. We delve into the history on these platforms, where it can be useful and when you should use it. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-51-psst-come-here-i-want-to-tell-you-something http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-51-psst-come-here-i-want-to-tell-you-something With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 05:45:00 +1000 Automation in OSX, iOS and the PC can save lots of time for users prepared to invest some time up-front. We delve into the history on these platforms, where it can be useful and when you should use it. Podcasts 01:01:17 Pragmatic 51 Psst Come Here I Want to Tell You Something full The Engineered Network
50: Accidental Clicking The Engineered Network No No John Siracusa joins me to discuss RSI in depth, drawing on both of our experiences we look at what works, what doesn't and why you should care. Keyboards, trackpads, trackballs, mice, chairs, we cover it all. John Siracusa joins me to discuss RSI in depth, drawing on both of our experiences we look at what works, what doesn't and why you should care. Keyboards, trackpads, trackballs, mice, chairs, we cover it all. John Siracusa joins me to discuss RSI in depth, drawing on both of our experiences we look at what works, what doesn't and why you should care. Keyboards, trackpads, trackballs, mice, chairs, we cover it all. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-50-accidental-clicking http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-50-accidental-clicking With John Siracusa and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 20:40:00 +1000 John Siracusa joins me to discuss RSI in depth, drawing on both of our experiences we look at what works, what doesn't and why you should care. Keyboards, trackpads, trackballs, mice, chairs, we cover it all. Podcasts 01:55:15 Pragmatic 50 Accidental Clicking full The Engineered Network
49: A Bow on the Handlebars The Engineered Network No No With holiday cheer Vic and John dive into some of the finer details of Christmas and the Holiday season looking at wrapping paper and sticky tape, what to wrap, what you shouldn't and why, and a bit about Santa (warning … With holiday cheer Vic and John dive into some of the finer details of Christmas and the Holiday season looking at wrapping paper and sticky tape, what to wrap, what you shouldn't and why, and a bit about Santa (warning for young kids POSSIBLE SPOILERS!) With holiday cheer Vic and John dive into some of the finer details of Christmas and the Holiday season looking at wrapping paper and sticky tape, what to wrap, what you shouldn't and why, and a bit about Santa (warning for young kids POSSIBLE SPOILERS!) https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-49-a-bow-on-the-handlebars http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-49-a-bow-on-the-handlebars With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 05:45:00 +1000 With holiday cheer Vic and John dive into some of the finer details of Christmas and the Holiday season looking at wrapping paper and sticky tape, what to wrap, what you shouldn't and why, and a bit about Santa (warning for young kids POSSIBLE SPOILERS!) Podcasts 01:00:48 Pragmatic 49 A Bow on the Handlebars full The Engineered Network
36A: Prevailing Wind Direction Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Prevailing Wind Direction where we address different personality types and how they cope with remote work, safety cultures around the world and recent FIFO suicides. Follow up (Part A) to Prevailing Wind Direction where we address different personality types and how they cope with remote work, safety cultures around the world and recent FIFO suicides. Follow up (Part A) to Prevailing Wind Direction where we address different personality types and how they cope with remote work, safety cultures around the world and recent FIFO suicides. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-36a-prevailing-wind-direction-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-36a-prevailing-wind-direction-follow-up-1 With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 07 Dec 2014 08:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Prevailing Wind Direction where we address different personality types and how they cope with remote work, safety cultures around the world and recent FIFO suicides. Podcasts 00:17:55 Pragmatic 36A Prevailing Wind Direction Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
48: You Say Data, I Say Daaa-Taaa The Engineered Network No No SCADA User Interface design has many things in common with other graphical design methodologies. We look at how SCADA works, what it does, the limitations of the human eye and colour perception, buttons as buttons, … SCADA User Interface design has many things in common with other graphical design methodologies. We look at how SCADA works, what it does, the limitations of the human eye and colour perception, buttons as buttons, indicators as indicators and more. SCADA User Interface design has many things in common with other graphical design methodologies. We look at how SCADA works, what it does, the limitations of the human eye and colour perception, buttons as buttons, indicators as indicators and more. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-48-you-say-data-i-say-daaaaata http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-48-you-say-data-i-say-daaaaata With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 04 Dec 2014 20:40:00 +1000 SCADA User Interface design has many things in common with other graphical design methodologies. We look at how SCADA works, what it does, the limitations of the human eye and colour perception, buttons as buttons, indicators as indicators and more. Podcasts 01:27:22 Pragmatic 48 You Say Data, I Say Daaa-Taaa full The Engineered Network
38A: Watch This Time and Space Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Watch This Time and Space where we address durability of mechanical watches vs quartz watches, accuracy, using the band as a charging point, batteries and cameras and whether a smartwatch without an … Follow up (Part A) to Watch This Time and Space where we address durability of mechanical watches vs quartz watches, accuracy, using the band as a charging point, batteries and cameras and whether a smartwatch without an always-on face is a failure. Follow up (Part A) to Watch This Time and Space where we address durability of mechanical watches vs quartz watches, accuracy, using the band as a charging point, batteries and cameras and whether a smartwatch without an always-on face is a failure. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-38a-watch-this-time-and-space-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-38a-watch-this-time-and-space-follow-up-1 With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Watch This Time and Space where we address durability of mechanical watches vs quartz watches, accuracy, using the band as a charging point, batteries and cameras and whether a smartwatch without an always-on face is a failure. Podcasts 00:24:00 Pragmatic 38A Watch This Time and Space Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
47: Interrogation Signal The Engineered Network No No We delve into Barcodes and RFID tracing their history and dissecting exactly how they work and where the future of identification technology is headed specifically for shopping experiences. We delve into Barcodes and RFID tracing their history and dissecting exactly how they work and where the future of identification technology is headed specifically for shopping experiences. We delve into Barcodes and RFID tracing their history and dissecting exactly how they work and where the future of identification technology is headed specifically for shopping experiences. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-47-interrogation-signal http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-47-interrogation-signal With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:55:00 +1000 We delve into Barcodes and RFID tracing their history and dissecting exactly how they work and where the future of identification technology is headed specifically for shopping experiences. Podcasts 01:15:05 Pragmatic 47 Interrogation Signal full The Engineered Network
46: Out of Steam About Steam The Engineered Network No No We delve into energy conversion efficiencies of solar photovoltaics, fuel cells, the Hydrogen Economy, steam and hydro-turbines and ways you can conserve energy in your home. We delve into energy conversion efficiencies of solar photovoltaics, fuel cells, the Hydrogen Economy, steam and hydro-turbines and ways you can conserve energy in your home. We delve into energy conversion efficiencies of solar photovoltaics, fuel cells, the Hydrogen Economy, steam and hydro-turbines and ways you can conserve energy in your home. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-46-out-of-steam-about-steam http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-46-out-of-steam-about-steam With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:25:00 +1000 We delve into energy conversion efficiencies of solar photovoltaics, fuel cells, the Hydrogen Economy, steam and hydro-turbines and ways you can conserve energy in your home. Podcasts 01:32:38 Pragmatic 46 Out of Steam About Steam full The Engineered Network
45: Not Part of the Plan The Engineered Network No No Managing features and requirements on your project is difficult and scope creep is your constant enemy. John and Seth explore classifying features, dealing with client requests and making it all work to a plan for … Managing features and requirements on your project is difficult and scope creep is your constant enemy. John and Seth explore classifying features, dealing with client requests and making it all work to a plan for internal and external projects. Managing features and requirements on your project is difficult and scope creep is your constant enemy. John and Seth explore classifying features, dealing with client requests and making it all work to a plan for internal and external projects. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-45-not-part-of-the-plan http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-45-not-part-of-the-plan With Seth Clifford and John Chidgey.

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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 04:25:00 +1000 Managing features and requirements on your project is difficult and scope creep is your constant enemy. John and Seth explore classifying features, dealing with client requests and making it all work to a plan for internal and external projects. Podcasts 01:15:01 Pragmatic 45 Not Part of the Plan full The Engineered Network
42A: Hopefully They Don't Burn It Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Hopefully They Don't Burn It where Vic and John touch briefly on DRM, looking at kill switches and when it's right/wrong to use them confirm that Chapters is still open, touch on libraries already … Follow up (Part A) to Hopefully They Don't Burn It where Vic and John touch briefly on DRM, looking at kill switches and when it's right/wrong to use them confirm that Chapters is still open, touch on libraries already lending books via Kindles and more. Follow up (Part A) to Hopefully They Don't Burn It where Vic and John touch briefly on DRM, looking at kill switches and when it's right/wrong to use them confirm that Chapters is still open, touch on libraries already lending books via Kindles and more. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-42a-hopefully-they-don-t-burn-it-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-42a-hopefully-they-don-t-burn-it-follow-up-1 With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 18:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Hopefully They Don't Burn It where Vic and John touch briefly on DRM, looking at kill switches and when it's right/wrong to use them confirm that Chapters is still open, touch on libraries already lending books via Kindles and more. Podcasts 00:31:20 Pragmatic 42A Hopefully They Don't Burn It Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
44: Order a Steak and Get a Piece of Rat The Engineered Network No No Working in retail and in customer facing roles comes with its own set of challenges. We dive into coping mechanisms, closing a sale and identifying when you're being worked over, Apple's Genius Training manual and the … Working in retail and in customer facing roles comes with its own set of challenges. We dive into coping mechanisms, closing a sale and identifying when you're being worked over, Apple's Genius Training manual and the effectiveness of tipping. Working in retail and in customer facing roles comes with its own set of challenges. We dive into coping mechanisms, closing a sale and identifying when you're being worked over, Apple's Genius Training manual and the effectiveness of tipping. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-44-order-a-steak-a-get-a-rat http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-44-order-a-steak-a-get-a-rat With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 08 Nov 2014 07:30:00 +1000 Working in retail and in customer facing roles comes with its own set of challenges. We dive into coping mechanisms, closing a sale and identifying when you're being worked over, Apple's Genius Training manual and the effectiveness of tipping. Podcasts 01:19:50 Pragmatic 44 Order a Steak and Get a Piece of Rat full The Engineered Network
30A: Coffee Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Coffee where Marco and John revisit Johns coffee setup, oxalates, different milk warmer/frothers, portafilters, cold-brew coffee, reasons why grounds are left behind when you pop an AeroPress filter … Follow up (Part A) to Coffee where Marco and John revisit Johns coffee setup, oxalates, different milk warmer/frothers, portafilters, cold-brew coffee, reasons why grounds are left behind when you pop an AeroPress filter off and lots and lots more. Follow up (Part A) to Coffee where Marco and John revisit Johns coffee setup, oxalates, different milk warmer/frothers, portafilters, cold-brew coffee, reasons why grounds are left behind when you pop an AeroPress filter off and lots and lots more. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-30a-coffee-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-30a-coffee-follow-up-1 With Marco Arment and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:40:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Coffee where Marco and John revisit Johns coffee setup, oxalates, different milk warmer/frothers, portafilters, cold-brew coffee, reasons why grounds are left behind when you pop an AeroPress filter off and lots and lots more. Podcasts 01:22:25 Pragmatic 30A Coffee Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
43: It's the Best Thing for Everybody The Engineered Network No No When you create a product the time inevitably comes when you have to either hand it over or shut it down. Marco Arment joins John to look at how they have approached the problem of letting projects go. When you create a product the time inevitably comes when you have to either hand it over or shut it down. Marco Arment joins John to look at how they have approached the problem of letting projects go. When you create a product the time inevitably comes when you have to either hand it over or shut it down. Marco Arment joins John to look at how they have approached the problem of letting projects go. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-43-it-s-the-best-thing-for-everybody http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-43-it-s-the-best-thing-for-everybody With Marco Arment and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 01 Nov 2014 22:05:00 +1000 When you create a product the time inevitably comes when you have to either hand it over or shut it down. Marco Arment joins John to look at how they have approached the problem of letting projects go. Podcasts 00:56:31 Pragmatic 43 It's the Best Thing for Everybody full The Engineered Network
42: Hopefully They Don't Burn It The Engineered Network No No eReaders have many advantages over paperbacks and although Amazon would have you believe that eBooks are leading the way, the paperback is far from dead and we look at both sides of the debate. eReaders have many advantages over paperbacks and although Amazon would have you believe that eBooks are leading the way, the paperback is far from dead and we look at both sides of the debate. eReaders have many advantages over paperbacks and although Amazon would have you believe that eBooks are leading the way, the paperback is far from dead and we look at both sides of the debate. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-42-hopefully-they-don-t-burn-it http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-42-hopefully-they-don-t-burn-it With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:45:00 +1000 eReaders have many advantages over paperbacks and although Amazon would have you believe that eBooks are leading the way, the paperback is far from dead and we look at both sides of the debate. Podcasts 01:15:56 Pragmatic 42 Hopefully They Don't Burn It full The Engineered Network
41: Meaningless Token Award The Engineered Network No No Independence and job satisfaction is a consideration whether you work for yourself or for a large corporation. Understanding what matters to us the most we consider how recognition plays a role and the differences … Independence and job satisfaction is a consideration whether you work for yourself or for a large corporation. Understanding what matters to us the most we consider how recognition plays a role and the differences between whichever path you choose. Independence and job satisfaction is a consideration whether you work for yourself or for a large corporation. Understanding what matters to us the most we consider how recognition plays a role and the differences between whichever path you choose. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-41-meaningless-token-award http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-41-meaningless-token-award With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 05:38:00 +1000 Independence and job satisfaction is a consideration whether you work for yourself or for a large corporation. Understanding what matters to us the most we consider how recognition plays a role and the differences between whichever path you choose. Podcasts 01:15:08 Pragmatic 41 Meaningless Token Award full The Engineered Network
40: Productivitus Interruptus The Engineered Network No No Remaining productive in your projects with limited time and constant interruptions can lead to giving up. John delves into strategies for being productive in a real world situation and it's not about the tools but about … Remaining productive in your projects with limited time and constant interruptions can lead to giving up. John delves into strategies for being productive in a real world situation and it's not about the tools but about how you set your time and goals. Remaining productive in your projects with limited time and constant interruptions can lead to giving up. John delves into strategies for being productive in a real world situation and it's not about the tools but about how you set your time and goals. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-40-productivitus-interruptus http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-40-productivitus-interruptus With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:30:00 +1000 Remaining productive in your projects with limited time and constant interruptions can lead to giving up. John delves into strategies for being productive in a real world situation and it's not about the tools but about how you set your time and goals. Podcasts 00:57:18 Pragmatic 40 Productivitus Interruptus full The Engineered Network
13A: Safety, Safety Everywhere Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Safety, Safety Everywhere with Fire Extinguishers being fitted to the wrong spot in a Nuclear Reactor and the dangers of Nitrogen purging. Follow up (Part A) to Safety, Safety Everywhere with Fire Extinguishers being fitted to the wrong spot in a Nuclear Reactor and the dangers of Nitrogen purging. Follow up (Part A) to Safety, Safety Everywhere with Fire Extinguishers being fitted to the wrong spot in a Nuclear Reactor and the dangers of Nitrogen purging. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-13a-safety-safety-everywhere-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-13a-safety-safety-everywhere-follow-up-1 With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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39: Look Ma, No Wires The Engineered Network No No Radio and Amateur/Ham Radio played a huge role in John's career in Engineering. We delve into EM Waves, Antennas, Transmission Lines as well as many of the facets of Amateur Radio including DX-peditions, Fox-hunting, … Radio and Amateur/Ham Radio played a huge role in John's career in Engineering. We delve into EM Waves, Antennas, Transmission Lines as well as many of the facets of Amateur Radio including DX-peditions, Fox-hunting, Hamfests, Moonbounce and more. Radio and Amateur/Ham Radio played a huge role in John's career in Engineering. We delve into EM Waves, Antennas, Transmission Lines as well as many of the facets of Amateur Radio including DX-peditions, Fox-hunting, Hamfests, Moonbounce and more. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-39-look-ma-no-wires http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-39-look-ma-no-wires With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 04 Oct 2014 06:35:00 +1000 Radio and Amateur/Ham Radio played a huge role in John's career in Engineering. We delve into EM Waves, Antennas, Transmission Lines as well as many of the facets of Amateur Radio including DX-peditions, Fox-hunting, Hamfests, Moonbounce and more. Podcasts 01:50:50 Pragmatic 39 Look Ma, No Wires full The Engineered Network
38: Watch This Time and Space The Engineered Network No No The Apple Watch promises new functionality from a smartwatch. John dissects the detail behind the power demands of wristwatches, screen types, movement types, GPSs, super-capacitors, batteries and why the Taptic engine … The Apple Watch promises new functionality from a smartwatch. John dissects the detail behind the power demands of wristwatches, screen types, movement types, GPSs, super-capacitors, batteries and why the Taptic engine could be a big deal. The Apple Watch promises new functionality from a smartwatch. John dissects the detail behind the power demands of wristwatches, screen types, movement types, GPSs, super-capacitors, batteries and why the Taptic engine could be a big deal. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-38-watch-this-time-and-space http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-38-watch-this-time-and-space With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 12:20:00 +1000 The Apple Watch promises new functionality from a smartwatch. John dissects the detail behind the power demands of wristwatches, screen types, movement types, GPSs, super-capacitors, batteries and why the Taptic engine could be a big deal. Podcasts 01:48:01 Pragmatic 38 Watch This Time and Space full The Engineered Network
37: The Sledgehammer Solution The Engineered Network yes yes Cancer is the number two cause of death in the US and can affect anyone at any age. Federico Viticci joins John to talk about the history of the disease, what it is, how we fight it and Federicos first-hand experience … Cancer is the number two cause of death in the US and can affect anyone at any age. Federico Viticci joins John to talk about the history of the disease, what it is, how we fight it and Federicos first-hand experience with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Cancer is the number two cause of death in the US and can affect anyone at any age. Federico Viticci joins John to talk about the history of the disease, what it is, how we fight it and Federicos first-hand experience with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-37-the-sledgehammer-solution http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-37-the-sledgehammer-solution With Federico Viticci and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:45:00 +1000 Cancer is the number two cause of death in the US and can affect anyone at any age. Federico Viticci joins John to talk about the history of the disease, what it is, how we fight it and Federicos first-hand experience with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Podcasts 01:12:56 Pragmatic 37 The Sledgehammer Solution full The Engineered Network
36: Prevailing Wind Direction The Engineered Network No No Working in Engineering construction sometimes requires working away from home and this comes with its own set of challenges. Vic Hudson joins John to talk about good and the bad and the issues no-one else seems to think … Working in Engineering construction sometimes requires working away from home and this comes with its own set of challenges. Vic Hudson joins John to talk about good and the bad and the issues no-one else seems to think or talk about. Working in Engineering construction sometimes requires working away from home and this comes with its own set of challenges. Vic Hudson joins John to talk about good and the bad and the issues no-one else seems to think or talk about. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-36-prevailing-wind-direction http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-36-prevailing-wind-direction With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +1000 Working in Engineering construction sometimes requires working away from home and this comes with its own set of challenges. Vic Hudson joins John to talk about good and the bad and the issues no-one else seems to think or talk about. Podcasts 01:08:29 Pragmatic 36 Prevailing Wind Direction full The Engineered Network
35: Written by Kernel Hackers for Kernel Hackers The Engineered Network No No Why write open source code and when you should start. If you're interested in Python, John's found just the man, Nick Coghlan of Red Hat joins John to discuss open source, python and how a casual interest can turn into … Why write open source code and when you should start. If you're interested in Python, John's found just the man, Nick Coghlan of Red Hat joins John to discuss open source, python and how a casual interest can turn into big part of your career and your life. Why write open source code and when you should start. If you're interested in Python, John's found just the man, Nick Coghlan of Red Hat joins John to discuss open source, python and how a casual interest can turn into big part of your career and your life. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-35-written-by-kernel-hackers-for-kernel-hackers http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-35-written-by-kernel-hackers-for-kernel-hackers With Nick Coghlan and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +1000 Why write open source code and when you should start. If you're interested in Python, John's found just the man, Nick Coghlan of Red Hat joins John to discuss open source, python and how a casual interest can turn into big part of your career and your life. Podcasts 01:33:22 Pragmatic 35 Written by Kernel Hackers for Kernel Hackers full The Engineered Network
34: My Code's Nicer Than Your Code The Engineered Network No No Everyone thinks they know the best way to write code. Irrespective of the platform there's some common concepts that every programmer should try to follow. Guy English joins John to discuss everything from comments to … Everyone thinks they know the best way to write code. Irrespective of the platform there's some common concepts that every programmer should try to follow. Guy English joins John to discuss everything from comments to object structures and more. Everyone thinks they know the best way to write code. Irrespective of the platform there's some common concepts that every programmer should try to follow. Guy English joins John to discuss everything from comments to object structures and more. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-34-my-code-s-nicer-than-your-code http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-34-my-code-s-nicer-than-your-code With Guy English and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 19:30:00 +1000 Everyone thinks they know the best way to write code. Irrespective of the platform there's some common concepts that every programmer should try to follow. Guy English joins John to discuss everything from comments to object structures and more. Podcasts 01:54:12 Pragmatic 34 My Code's Nicer Than Your Code full The Engineered Network
33: The Shopfront Window Is Still the Same Size The Engineered Network No No Loyalty to a single platform can be a risky business position for developers. Russell Ivanovic of Shifty Jelly joins John to discuss his experiences on Android vs iOS and shows that putting Android willingly in your … Loyalty to a single platform can be a risky business position for developers. Russell Ivanovic of Shifty Jelly joins John to discuss his experiences on Android vs iOS and shows that putting Android willingly in your blindspot may cause you to miss out. Loyalty to a single platform can be a risky business position for developers. Russell Ivanovic of Shifty Jelly joins John to discuss his experiences on Android vs iOS and shows that putting Android willingly in your blindspot may cause you to miss out. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-33-the-shopfront-window-is-still-the-same-size http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-33-the-shopfront-window-is-still-the-same-size With Russell Ivanovic and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:10:00 +1000 Loyalty to a single platform can be a risky business position for developers. Russell Ivanovic of Shifty Jelly joins John to discuss his experiences on Android vs iOS and shows that putting Android willingly in your blindspot may cause you to miss out. Podcasts 01:15:21 Pragmatic 33 The Shopfront Window Is Still the Same Size full The Engineered Network
32: A Slice of a Physical Machine The Engineered Network No No Where does one host their site or service on the Internet? There are lots of choices, places and trade-offs to consider. David Smith joins John to walk through the options as we explore which is the right choice for … Where does one host their site or service on the Internet? There are lots of choices, places and trade-offs to consider. David Smith joins John to walk through the options as we explore which is the right choice for different use cases. Where does one host their site or service on the Internet? There are lots of choices, places and trade-offs to consider. David Smith joins John to walk through the options as we explore which is the right choice for different use cases. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-32-a-slice-of-a-physical-machine http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-32-a-slice-of-a-physical-machine With David Smith and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +1000 Where does one host their site or service on the Internet? There are lots of choices, places and trade-offs to consider. David Smith joins John to walk through the options as we explore which is the right choice for different use cases. Podcasts 01:32:37 Pragmatic 32 A Slice of a Physical Machine full The Engineered Network
31: It's Supposed to Be Raining The Engineered Network No No Since information could travel faster than the weather we've strived to predict the weather more accurately into the future. Joel Housman joins John to dig deep into just how hard weather prediction can be and why. Since information could travel faster than the weather we've strived to predict the weather more accurately into the future. Joel Housman joins John to dig deep into just how hard weather prediction can be and why. Since information could travel faster than the weather we've strived to predict the weather more accurately into the future. Joel Housman joins John to dig deep into just how hard weather prediction can be and why. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-31-it-s-supposed-to-be-raining http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-31-it-s-supposed-to-be-raining With Joel Housman and John Chidgey.

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Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:35:00 +1000 Since information could travel faster than the weather we've strived to predict the weather more accurately into the future. Joel Housman joins John to dig deep into just how hard weather prediction can be and why. Podcasts 01:25:23 Pragmatic 31 It's Supposed to Be Raining full The Engineered Network
30: Coffee The Engineered Network No No On the day following the launch of his new app Overcast, Marco Arment joins John to talk about coffee. We cover the history from the 13th century to present with brewing techniques and a bit about our personal journeys … On the day following the launch of his new app Overcast, Marco Arment joins John to talk about coffee. We cover the history from the 13th century to present with brewing techniques and a bit about our personal journeys with that wonderful brown liquid. On the day following the launch of his new app Overcast, Marco Arment joins John to talk about coffee. We cover the history from the 13th century to present with brewing techniques and a bit about our personal journeys with that wonderful brown liquid. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-30-coffee http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-30-coffee With Marco Arment and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 18:30:00 +1000 On the day following the launch of his new app Overcast, Marco Arment joins John to talk about coffee. We cover the history from the 13th century to present with brewing techniques and a bit about our personal journeys with that wonderful brown liquid. Podcasts 01:41:31 Pragmatic 30 Coffee full The Engineered Network
26A: Gambling Machines Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Gambling Machines where I talk briefly about why I left Zero-Sum games out of the episode, how Italy is facing the similar problems with slot machines and insurance vs gambling. Thanks to Jordan, … Follow up (Part A) to Gambling Machines where I talk briefly about why I left Zero-Sum games out of the episode, how Italy is facing the similar problems with slot machines and insurance vs gambling. Thanks to Jordan, Nick, Andrew and Frank (from Italy). Follow up (Part A) to Gambling Machines where I talk briefly about why I left Zero-Sum games out of the episode, how Italy is facing the similar problems with slot machines and insurance vs gambling. Thanks to Jordan, Nick, Andrew and Frank (from Italy). https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-26a-gambling-machines-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-26a-gambling-machines-follow-up-1 With John Chidgey.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Gambling Machines where I talk briefly about why I left Zero-Sum games out of the episode, how Italy is facing the similar problems with slot machines and insurance vs gambling. Thanks to Jordan, Nick, Andrew and Frank (from Italy). Podcasts 00:07:21 Pragmatic 26A Gambling Machines Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
21A: Daylight Saving Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Daylight Saving where we quickly touch on Seasonal Affective Disorder and whether Daylight Saving _actually_ contributes to it. Thanks for the feedback Andrew McAuliffe. Follow up (Part A) to Daylight Saving where we quickly touch on Seasonal Affective Disorder and whether Daylight Saving _actually_ contributes to it. Thanks for the feedback Andrew McAuliffe. Follow up (Part A) to Daylight Saving where we quickly touch on Seasonal Affective Disorder and whether Daylight Saving _actually_ contributes to it. Thanks for the feedback Andrew McAuliffe. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-21a-daylight-savings-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-21a-daylight-savings-follow-up-1 With John Chidgey.

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Sun, 20 Jul 2014 13:10:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Daylight Saving where we quickly touch on Seasonal Affective Disorder and whether Daylight Saving _actually_ contributes to it. Thanks for the feedback Andrew McAuliffe. Podcasts 00:06:28 Pragmatic 21A Daylight Saving Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
29: You Can't Fight Physics The Engineered Network No No The Surface Pro 3 claims to be the best of both a laptop and tablet experience but in trying to compromise for both, new issues about its optimisation for either use case become evident. Myke Hurley joins John to dissect … The Surface Pro 3 claims to be the best of both a laptop and tablet experience but in trying to compromise for both, new issues about its optimisation for either use case become evident. Myke Hurley joins John to dissect the Tablet Laptop category. The Surface Pro 3 claims to be the best of both a laptop and tablet experience but in trying to compromise for both, new issues about its optimisation for either use case become evident. Myke Hurley joins John to dissect the Tablet Laptop category. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-29-you-can-t-fight-physics http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-29-you-can-t-fight-physics With Myke Hurley and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +1000 The Surface Pro 3 claims to be the best of both a laptop and tablet experience but in trying to compromise for both, new issues about its optimisation for either use case become evident. Myke Hurley joins John to dissect the Tablet Laptop category. Podcasts 00:55:46 Pragmatic 29 You Can't Fight Physics full The Engineered Network
28: The Changing Face of Writing The Engineered Network No No Jason Snell has been writing for 25+ years - the most recent two decades in the Tech space. We dive into how writing styles for tech have evolved recently, how to structure and focus your writing, understanding editors … Jason Snell has been writing for 25+ years - the most recent two decades in the Tech space. We dive into how writing styles for tech have evolved recently, how to structure and focus your writing, understanding editors and having passion when you write. Jason Snell has been writing for 25+ years - the most recent two decades in the Tech space. We dive into how writing styles for tech have evolved recently, how to structure and focus your writing, understanding editors and having passion when you write. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-28-the-changing-face-of-writing http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-28-the-changing-face-of-writing With Jason Snell and John Chidgey.

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Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:30:00 +1000 Jason Snell has been writing for 25+ years - the most recent two decades in the Tech space. We dive into how writing styles for tech have evolved recently, how to structure and focus your writing, understanding editors and having passion when you write. Podcasts 01:33:28 Pragmatic 28 The Changing Face of Writing full The Engineered Network
27: Military Software The Engineered Network No No Casey and John have done some development and engineering in a military environment that comes with its own set of unique restrictions and pressures. We explore the good, the bad and the downright annoying aspects but … Casey and John have done some development and engineering in a military environment that comes with its own set of unique restrictions and pressures. We explore the good, the bad and the downright annoying aspects but don't worry, it's not all bad. Casey and John have done some development and engineering in a military environment that comes with its own set of unique restrictions and pressures. We explore the good, the bad and the downright annoying aspects but don't worry, it's not all bad. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-27-military-software http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-27-military-software With Casey Liss and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:00:00 +1000 Casey and John have done some development and engineering in a military environment that comes with its own set of unique restrictions and pressures. We explore the good, the bad and the downright annoying aspects but don't worry, it's not all bad. Podcasts 01:07:16 Pragmatic 27 Military Software full The Engineered Network
26: Gambling Machines The Engineered Network No No Gambling is all about the odds of separating you from your money and todays gambling machines are making lots of it for the government. Ben Alexander returns to discuss the Pokies. Gambling is all about the odds of separating you from your money and todays gambling machines are making lots of it for the government. Ben Alexander returns to discuss the Pokies. Gambling is all about the odds of separating you from your money and todays gambling machines are making lots of it for the government. Ben Alexander returns to discuss the Pokies. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-26-gambling-machines http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-26-gambling-machines With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 24 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +1000 Gambling is all about the odds of separating you from your money and todays gambling machines are making lots of it for the government. Ben Alexander returns to discuss the Pokies. Podcasts 00:57:08 Pragmatic 26 Gambling Machines full The Engineered Network
25: Software Entropy The Engineered Network No No John and Guy English discuss software entropy as it relates to the User Interface and the code itself and explore if there's a way to stop it. John and Guy English discuss software entropy as it relates to the User Interface and the code itself and explore if there's a way to stop it. John and Guy English discuss software entropy as it relates to the User Interface and the code itself and explore if there's a way to stop it. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-25-software-entropy http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-25-software-entropy With Guy English and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 19:00:00 +1000 John and Guy English discuss software entropy as it relates to the User Interface and the code itself and explore if there's a way to stop it. Podcasts 01:09:07 Pragmatic 25 Software Entropy full The Engineered Network
24A: Downloaded vs Streamed Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Downloaded vs Streamed where we look into another big reason why Australian internet is so expensive beyond the lack of economies of scale. Many thanks to Alex Garner for the detailed feedback. Follow up (Part A) to Downloaded vs Streamed where we look into another big reason why Australian internet is so expensive beyond the lack of economies of scale. Many thanks to Alex Garner for the detailed feedback. Follow up (Part A) to Downloaded vs Streamed where we look into another big reason why Australian internet is so expensive beyond the lack of economies of scale. Many thanks to Alex Garner for the detailed feedback. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-24a-downloaded-vs-streamed-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-24a-downloaded-vs-streamed-follow-up-1 With John Chidgey.

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  • Australia-Papua New Guinea-2 (APNG-2) - 1.13 Gb/s
  • PIPE Pacific Cable-1 (PPC-1) - 2,560 Gb/s
  • Australia-Japan Cable (AJC) - 880 Gb/s
  • Gondwana-1 - 640 Gb/s
  • Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) - 2,600 Gb/s
  • APX-East - 19,200 Gb/s
  • Telstra Endeavour - 1,280 Gb/s
  • Hawaiki Cable - 6,400 Gb/s
  • Tasman-2 - 1.2Gb/s
  • Tasman Global Access (TGA) Cable (to New Zealand only) - 30,000 Gb/s
  • SeaMeWe-3 - 960 Gb/s
  • Australia-Singapore Cable (ASC) - 6,400 Gb/s
  • APX-West - 20,000 Gb/s
  • Trident Subsea Cable - 16,000 Gb/s
  • JASURAUS - 5 Gb/s
  • TOTAL - 70Tb/s at 16.5 Million users average 4Mb/s

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 08:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Downloaded vs Streamed where we look into another big reason why Australian internet is so expensive beyond the lack of economies of scale. Many thanks to Alex Garner for the detailed feedback. Podcasts 00:02:48 Pragmatic 24A Downloaded vs Streamed Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
23A: Maximum Erasability Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Maximum Erasability where we touch on the size of the whiteboards and colours used and how that relates to usability and also a handy tip on erasing permanent marker marks using a dry-erase marker. … Follow up (Part A) to Maximum Erasability where we touch on the size of the whiteboards and colours used and how that relates to usability and also a handy tip on erasing permanent marker marks using a dry-erase marker. Thanks to Nick Radcliffe. Follow up (Part A) to Maximum Erasability where we touch on the size of the whiteboards and colours used and how that relates to usability and also a handy tip on erasing permanent marker marks using a dry-erase marker. Thanks to Nick Radcliffe. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-23a-maximum-erasability-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-23a-maximum-erasability-follow-up-1 With John Chidgey.

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 07:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Maximum Erasability where we touch on the size of the whiteboards and colours used and how that relates to usability and also a handy tip on erasing permanent marker marks using a dry-erase marker. Thanks to Nick Radcliffe. Podcasts 00:03:44 Pragmatic 23A Maximum Erasability Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
24: Downloaded vs Streamed The Engineered Network No No John is a proponent of downloading. Josh Centers is a proponent of streaming. Which is the one true, most efficient and economical solution? John is a proponent of downloading. Josh Centers is a proponent of streaming. Which is the one true, most efficient and economical solution? John is a proponent of downloading. Josh Centers is a proponent of streaming. Which is the one true, most efficient and economical solution? https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-24-downloaded-vs-streamed http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-24-downloaded-vs-streamed With Josh Centers and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:00:00 +1000 John is a proponent of downloading. Josh Centers is a proponent of streaming. Which is the one true, most efficient and economical solution? Podcasts 01:09:11 Pragmatic 24 Downloaded vs Streamed full The Engineered Network
23: Maximum Erasability The Engineered Network No No What is it about WhiteBoards that makes them so invaluable as a collaborative design tool? John is joined by Seth Clifford of Nickelfish to explore the reasons why. What is it about WhiteBoards that makes them so invaluable as a collaborative design tool? John is joined by Seth Clifford of Nickelfish to explore the reasons why. What is it about WhiteBoards that makes them so invaluable as a collaborative design tool? John is joined by Seth Clifford of Nickelfish to explore the reasons why. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-23-maximum-erasability http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-23-maximum-erasability With Seth Clifford and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:01:00 +1000 What is it about WhiteBoards that makes them so invaluable as a collaborative design tool? John is joined by Seth Clifford of Nickelfish to explore the reasons why. Podcasts 01:16:16 Pragmatic 23 Maximum Erasability full The Engineered Network
22: Core Business The Engineered Network No No Understanding what is and isn't your core business is critical for success. Horace Dediu joins John Chidgey for a very special episode of Pragmatic where for once John doesn't do all the talking! Understanding what is and isn't your core business is critical for success. Horace Dediu joins John Chidgey for a very special episode of Pragmatic where for once John doesn't do all the talking! Understanding what is and isn't your core business is critical for success. Horace Dediu joins John Chidgey for a very special episode of Pragmatic where for once John doesn't do all the talking! https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-22-core-business http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-22-core-business With Horace Dediu and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:00:00 +1000 Understanding what is and isn't your core business is critical for success. Horace Dediu joins John Chidgey for a very special episode of Pragmatic where for once John doesn't do all the talking! Podcasts 01:30:39 Pragmatic 22 Core Business full The Engineered Network
21: Daylight Saving The Engineered Network No No Daylight Saving was introduced as a means of conserving energy but does it achieve that in any way? Do the benefits truly outweigh the confusion and frustration it causes? John and Myke Hurley go through the history and … Daylight Saving was introduced as a means of conserving energy but does it achieve that in any way? Do the benefits truly outweigh the confusion and frustration it causes? John and Myke Hurley go through the history and draw their own conclusions. Daylight Saving was introduced as a means of conserving energy but does it achieve that in any way? Do the benefits truly outweigh the confusion and frustration it causes? John and Myke Hurley go through the history and draw their own conclusions. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-21-daylight-saving http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-21-daylight-saving With Myke Hurley and John Chidgey.

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Tue, 20 May 2014 13:20:00 +1000 Daylight Saving was introduced as a means of conserving energy but does it achieve that in any way? Do the benefits truly outweigh the confusion and frustration it causes? John and Myke Hurley go through the history and draw their own conclusions. Podcasts 01:00:32 Pragmatic 21 Daylight Saving full The Engineered Network
20: The Critical Path The Engineered Network No No Many people bandy-around the expression The Critical Path but what does it mean? The truth is that it's a part of Project Management and this phrase carries negative connotations for a lot of people but it's a tool to … Many people bandy-around the expression The Critical Path but what does it mean? The truth is that it's a part of Project Management and this phrase carries negative connotations for a lot of people but it's a tool to help us get to where we need to be. Many people bandy-around the expression The Critical Path but what does it mean? The truth is that it's a part of Project Management and this phrase carries negative connotations for a lot of people but it's a tool to help us get to where we need to be. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-20-the-critical-path http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-20-the-critical-path With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 19 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Many people bandy-around the expression The Critical Path but what does it mean? The truth is that it's a part of Project Management and this phrase carries negative connotations for a lot of people but it's a tool to help us get to where we need to be. Podcasts 01:01:12 Pragmatic 20 The Critical Path full The Engineered Network
19: I'll Take the Gold-Free Extra-Oxygen Cable Please The Engineered Network No No Tackling two types of common cable, Speaker cable and HDMI cables. HDMI some obsess over gold plating; Speaker cable some obsess over OFC. Which is worth the extra money or are neither? Hardcore audiophiles may be upset … Tackling two types of common cable, Speaker cable and HDMI cables. HDMI some obsess over gold plating; Speaker cable some obsess over OFC. Which is worth the extra money or are neither? Hardcore audiophiles may be upset by the contents of this episode. Tackling two types of common cable, Speaker cable and HDMI cables. HDMI some obsess over gold plating; Speaker cable some obsess over OFC. Which is worth the extra money or are neither? Hardcore audiophiles may be upset by the contents of this episode. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-19-ill-take-the-gold-free-extra-oxygen-cable-please http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-19-ill-take-the-gold-free-extra-oxygen-cable-please With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Tackling two types of common cable, Speaker cable and HDMI cables. HDMI some obsess over gold plating; Speaker cable some obsess over OFC. Which is worth the extra money or are neither? Hardcore audiophiles may be upset by the contents of this episode. Podcasts 00:56:16 Pragmatic 19 I'll Take the Gold-Free Extra-Oxygen Cable Please full The Engineered Network
18: Mediocrity, Consensus and Perfectionism The Engineered Network No No John and Ben tackle design consensus and dictatorship/auteur styles of design development. Is the dictatorship model better and if so what makes a good dictator? John and Ben tackle design consensus and dictatorship/auteur styles of design development. Is the dictatorship model better and if so what makes a good dictator? John and Ben tackle design consensus and dictatorship/auteur styles of design development. Is the dictatorship model better and if so what makes a good dictator? https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-18-mediocrity-consensus-and-perfectionism http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-18-mediocrity-consensus-and-perfectionism With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 31 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben tackle design consensus and dictatorship/auteur styles of design development. Is the dictatorship model better and if so what makes a good dictator? Podcasts 00:50:11 Pragmatic 18 Mediocrity, Consensus and Perfectionism full The Engineered Network
17: Stuxnet The Engineered Network No No John tackles the Stuxnet virus intended to disrupt Uranium Enrichment in 2010 in Iran and in the process explores what SCADA is, how to purify Uranium and of course, the anatomy of the Stuxnet worm. John tackles the Stuxnet virus intended to disrupt Uranium Enrichment in 2010 in Iran and in the process explores what SCADA is, how to purify Uranium and of course, the anatomy of the Stuxnet worm. John tackles the Stuxnet virus intended to disrupt Uranium Enrichment in 2010 in Iran and in the process explores what SCADA is, how to purify Uranium and of course, the anatomy of the Stuxnet worm. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-17-stuxnet http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-17-stuxnet With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John tackles the Stuxnet virus intended to disrupt Uranium Enrichment in 2010 in Iran and in the process explores what SCADA is, how to purify Uranium and of course, the anatomy of the Stuxnet worm. Podcasts 01:05:31 Pragmatic 17 Stuxnet full The Engineered Network
9A: The Internet Makes It Even Better Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to The Internet Makes It Even Better with a paid alternative to iFTTT Zapier; Replacing LogMeIn with TeamViewer (still has a free tier alternative); and DRM on Internet Connected Devices. Follow up (Part A) to The Internet Makes It Even Better with a paid alternative to iFTTT Zapier; Replacing LogMeIn with TeamViewer (still has a free tier alternative); and DRM on Internet Connected Devices. Follow up (Part A) to The Internet Makes It Even Better with a paid alternative to iFTTT Zapier; Replacing LogMeIn with TeamViewer (still has a free tier alternative); and DRM on Internet Connected Devices. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-9a-the-internet-makes-it-even-better-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-9a-the-internet-makes-it-even-better-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to The Internet Makes It Even Better with a paid alternative to iFTTT Zapier; Replacing LogMeIn with TeamViewer (still has a free tier alternative); and DRM on Internet Connected Devices. Podcasts 00:07:32 Pragmatic 9A The Internet Makes It Even Better Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
14A: The Worlds Most Popular Camera Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to The Worlds Most Popular Camera where we look into printing photos and when SLRs will still have the edge but are destined to still be a niche product. Follow up (Part A) to The Worlds Most Popular Camera where we look into printing photos and when SLRs will still have the edge but are destined to still be a niche product. Follow up (Part A) to The Worlds Most Popular Camera where we look into printing photos and when SLRs will still have the edge but are destined to still be a niche product. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-14a-the-worlds-most-popular-camera-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-14a-the-worlds-most-popular-camera-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to The Worlds Most Popular Camera where we look into printing photos and when SLRs will still have the edge but are destined to still be a niche product. Podcasts 00:15:00 Pragmatic 14A The Worlds Most Popular Camera Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
11A: Cause and Effect Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Cause And Effect with more detail on the Aeroperu crash courtesy of listener Dean Lombard. Follow up (Part A) to Cause And Effect with more detail on the Aeroperu crash courtesy of listener Dean Lombard. Follow up (Part A) to Cause And Effect with more detail on the Aeroperu crash courtesy of listener Dean Lombard. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-11a-cause-and-effect-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-11a-cause-and-effect-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Cause And Effect with more detail on the Aeroperu crash courtesy of listener Dean Lombard. Podcasts 00:05:36 Pragmatic 11A Cause and Effect Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
10A: Passion Over Academic Proof Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Passion Over Academic Proof where we clarify that yes we still need Universities and Colleges and discuss several readers comments. Follow up (Part A) to Passion Over Academic Proof where we clarify that yes we still need Universities and Colleges and discuss several readers comments. Follow up (Part A) to Passion Over Academic Proof where we clarify that yes we still need Universities and Colleges and discuss several readers comments. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-10a-passion-over-academic-proof-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-10a-passion-over-academic-proof-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Passion Over Academic Proof where we clarify that yes we still need Universities and Colleges and discuss several readers comments. Podcasts 00:37:25 Pragmatic 10A Passion Over Academic Proof Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
16: One Mans Hopes and Dreams of an RF Bubble The Engineered Network No No John critiques the Artemis pCell, a lengthy article about how pCell might work and walks through the key pieces to understanding if this is real life or is this just fantasy; and whether Steve Perlman is the right man to … John critiques the Artemis pCell, a lengthy article about how pCell might work and walks through the key pieces to understanding if this is real life or is this just fantasy; and whether Steve Perlman is the right man to make this dream a reality. John critiques the Artemis pCell, a lengthy article about how pCell might work and walks through the key pieces to understanding if this is real life or is this just fantasy; and whether Steve Perlman is the right man to make this dream a reality. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-16-one-mans-hopes-and-dreams-of-an-rf-bubble http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-16-one-mans-hopes-and-dreams-of-an-rf-bubble With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John critiques the Artemis pCell, a lengthy article about how pCell might work and walks through the key pieces to understanding if this is real life or is this just fantasy; and whether Steve Perlman is the right man to make this dream a reality. Podcasts 01:57:55 Pragmatic 16 One Mans Hopes and Dreams of an RF Bubble full The Engineered Network
15: Extend or Recode The Engineered Network No No When asked to, or need to use someone else’s software code in your project it’s not always a clear cut choice how to approach it. Do you extend or recode? John and Ben explore the pros-cons and put forward some practices … When asked to, or need to use someone else’s software code in your project it’s not always a clear cut choice how to approach it. Do you extend or recode? John and Ben explore the pros-cons and put forward some practices to reduce the potential damage. When asked to, or need to use someone else’s software code in your project it’s not always a clear cut choice how to approach it. Do you extend or recode? John and Ben explore the pros-cons and put forward some practices to reduce the potential damage. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-15-extend-or-recode http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-15-extend-or-recode With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 09 Mar 2014 00:00:00 +1000 When asked to, or need to use someone else’s software code in your project it’s not always a clear cut choice how to approach it. Do you extend or recode? John and Ben explore the pros-cons and put forward some practices to reduce the potential damage. Podcasts 00:48:44 Pragmatic 15 Extend or Recode full The Engineered Network
14: The Worlds Most Popular Camera The Engineered Network No No The iPhone has disrupted the consumer photography industry and is the most popular camera in the world. But is it the best camera? John explores the limitations of using the iPhone as your only camera, drawbacks of a … The iPhone has disrupted the consumer photography industry and is the most popular camera in the world. But is it the best camera? John explores the limitations of using the iPhone as your only camera, drawbacks of a DSLR and how accessories can help. The iPhone has disrupted the consumer photography industry and is the most popular camera in the world. But is it the best camera? John explores the limitations of using the iPhone as your only camera, drawbacks of a DSLR and how accessories can help. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-14-the-worlds-most-popular-camera http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-14-the-worlds-most-popular-camera With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1000 The iPhone has disrupted the consumer photography industry and is the most popular camera in the world. But is it the best camera? John explores the limitations of using the iPhone as your only camera, drawbacks of a DSLR and how accessories can help. Podcasts 01:06:03 Pragmatic 14 The Worlds Most Popular Camera full The Engineered Network
13: Safety, Safety Everywhere The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss ways to take reasonable but meaningful safety precautions in the workplace, and around the home. John and Ben discuss ways to take reasonable but meaningful safety precautions in the workplace, and around the home. John and Ben discuss ways to take reasonable but meaningful safety precautions in the workplace, and around the home. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-13-safety-safety-everywhere http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-13-safety-safety-everywhere With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss ways to take reasonable but meaningful safety precautions in the workplace, and around the home. Podcasts 01:28:25 Pragmatic 13 Safety, Safety Everywhere full The Engineered Network
12: Pages Blocks Planes Die Bank Device The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss SSDs, data transfer bottlenecks and the evolution of PC data storage architectures. John and Ben discuss SSDs, data transfer bottlenecks and the evolution of PC data storage architectures. John and Ben discuss SSDs, data transfer bottlenecks and the evolution of PC data storage architectures. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-12-pages-blocks-planes-die-bank-device http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-12-pages-blocks-planes-die-bank-device With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss SSDs, data transfer bottlenecks and the evolution of PC data storage architectures. Podcasts 01:09:50 Pragmatic 12 Pages Blocks Planes Die Bank Device full The Engineered Network
11: Cause and Effect The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the process of analyzing failure, from broken alternator belts to plane crashes. Starting with Toyota's five (sometimes six!) why's, John explains some different approaches including fault tree and … John and Ben discuss the process of analyzing failure, from broken alternator belts to plane crashes. Starting with Toyota's five (sometimes six!) why's, John explains some different approaches including fault tree and root cause analysis. John and Ben discuss the process of analyzing failure, from broken alternator belts to plane crashes. Starting with Toyota's five (sometimes six!) why's, John explains some different approaches including fault tree and root cause analysis. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-11-cause-and-effect http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-11-cause-and-effect With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the process of analyzing failure, from broken alternator belts to plane crashes. Starting with Toyota's five (sometimes six!) why's, John explains some different approaches including fault tree and root cause analysis. Podcasts 00:58:08 Pragmatic 11 Cause and Effect full The Engineered Network
2D: The Battery Problem Follow-Up 4 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part D) to The Battery Problem where John addresses some more follow up about Flywheels as a form of energy storage, the challenge of disposing of or recycling dead solar panels in 40 years and realistic … Follow up (Part D) to The Battery Problem where John addresses some more follow up about Flywheels as a form of energy storage, the challenge of disposing of or recycling dead solar panels in 40 years and realistic expectations of DC efficiency. Follow up (Part D) to The Battery Problem where John addresses some more follow up about Flywheels as a form of energy storage, the challenge of disposing of or recycling dead solar panels in 40 years and realistic expectations of DC efficiency. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-2d-the-battery-problem-follow-up-4 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-2d-the-battery-problem-follow-up-4 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 03 Feb 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part D) to The Battery Problem where John addresses some more follow up about Flywheels as a form of energy storage, the challenge of disposing of or recycling dead solar panels in 40 years and realistic expectations of DC efficiency. Podcasts 00:26:22 Pragmatic 2D The Battery Problem Follow-Up 4 full The Engineered Network
10: Passion Over Academic Proof The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the problems that arise when we rely on qualifications alone to gauge a person's potential. Just how valuable are degrees, certifications and tests in evaluating someone's passion, work ethic or … John and Ben discuss the problems that arise when we rely on qualifications alone to gauge a person's potential. Just how valuable are degrees, certifications and tests in evaluating someone's passion, work ethic or dynamism? John and Ben discuss the problems that arise when we rely on qualifications alone to gauge a person's potential. Just how valuable are degrees, certifications and tests in evaluating someone's passion, work ethic or dynamism? https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-10-passion-over-academic-proof http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-10-passion-over-academic-proof With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the problems that arise when we rely on qualifications alone to gauge a person's potential. Just how valuable are degrees, certifications and tests in evaluating someone's passion, work ethic or dynamism? Podcasts 01:00:20 Pragmatic 10 Passion Over Academic Proof full The Engineered Network
9: The Internet Makes It Even Better The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the practical risks associated with connecting every single device we own to the internet. What happens when ore functionality is tied to a remote server and the company changes or closes? Timely in … John and Ben discuss the practical risks associated with connecting every single device we own to the internet. What happens when ore functionality is tied to a remote server and the company changes or closes? Timely in light of Nest Labs acquisition. John and Ben discuss the practical risks associated with connecting every single device we own to the internet. What happens when ore functionality is tied to a remote server and the company changes or closes? Timely in light of Nest Labs acquisition. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-9-the-internet-makes-it-even-better http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-9-the-internet-makes-it-even-better With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the practical risks associated with connecting every single device we own to the internet. What happens when ore functionality is tied to a remote server and the company changes or closes? Timely in light of Nest Labs acquisition. Podcasts 00:52:54 Pragmatic 9 The Internet Makes It Even Better full The Engineered Network
7A: A Category Called General Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to A Category Called General with some discussion about the expected lifespan of flash storage. Follow up (Part A) to A Category Called General with some discussion about the expected lifespan of flash storage. Follow up (Part A) to A Category Called General with some discussion about the expected lifespan of flash storage. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-7a-a-category-called-general-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-7a-a-category-called-general-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to A Category Called General with some discussion about the expected lifespan of flash storage. Podcasts 00:08:15 Pragmatic 7A A Category Called General Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
8: A Nice Quiet Serene Environment The Engineered Network No No In this episode John and Ben talk about noise. Noise is a big problem. A lot of people tend to overlook it. A lot of people tend to shrug it off like its no big deal. But you only get one set of ears, and once they're … In this episode John and Ben talk about noise. Noise is a big problem. A lot of people tend to overlook it. A lot of people tend to shrug it off like its no big deal. But you only get one set of ears, and once they're wrecked you're out of luck. In this episode John and Ben talk about noise. Noise is a big problem. A lot of people tend to overlook it. A lot of people tend to shrug it off like its no big deal. But you only get one set of ears, and once they're wrecked you're out of luck. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-8-a-nice-quiet-serene-environment http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-8-a-nice-quiet-serene-environment With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1000 In this episode John and Ben talk about noise. Noise is a big problem. A lot of people tend to overlook it. A lot of people tend to shrug it off like its no big deal. But you only get one set of ears, and once they're wrecked you're out of luck. Podcasts 01:07:31 Pragmatic 8 A Nice Quiet Serene Environment full The Engineered Network
2C: The Battery Problem Follow-Up 3 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part C) to The Battery Problem with a discussion of Germany's forward-thinking approach to renewable energy. Follow up (Part C) to The Battery Problem with a discussion of Germany's forward-thinking approach to renewable energy. Follow up (Part C) to The Battery Problem with a discussion of Germany's forward-thinking approach to renewable energy. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-2c-the-battery-problem-follow-up-3 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-2c-the-battery-problem-follow-up-3 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part C) to The Battery Problem with a discussion of Germany's forward-thinking approach to renewable energy. Podcasts 00:08:20 Pragmatic 2C The Battery Problem Follow-Up 3 full The Engineered Network
7: A Category Called General The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the challenge of digital storage, filing, tagging and categorization as well as associated workflows and technology. John and Ben discuss the challenge of digital storage, filing, tagging and categorization as well as associated workflows and technology. John and Ben discuss the challenge of digital storage, filing, tagging and categorization as well as associated workflows and technology. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-7-a-category-called-general http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-7-a-category-called-general With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 05 Jan 2014 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the challenge of digital storage, filing, tagging and categorization as well as associated workflows and technology. Podcasts 01:13:38 Pragmatic 7 A Category Called General full The Engineered Network
6: Design Reviews in Name Only The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the importance of design reviews, personal experiences and suggestions for how to constructively approach a process often fraught with confusion and hidden danger. John and Ben discuss the importance of design reviews, personal experiences and suggestions for how to constructively approach a process often fraught with confusion and hidden danger. John and Ben discuss the importance of design reviews, personal experiences and suggestions for how to constructively approach a process often fraught with confusion and hidden danger. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-6-design-reviews-in-name-only http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-6-design-reviews-in-name-only With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 30 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the importance of design reviews, personal experiences and suggestions for how to constructively approach a process often fraught with confusion and hidden danger. Podcasts 01:07:40 Pragmatic 6 Design Reviews in Name Only full The Engineered Network
5: The Next Ubiquitous Thing The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the convergence of wireless communication from radio telegraphy to analog mobile phones, then from analog to digital, and handover-transition-unified devices and the importance long awaited jump to … John and Ben discuss the convergence of wireless communication from radio telegraphy to analog mobile phones, then from analog to digital, and handover-transition-unified devices and the importance long awaited jump to 100% IP-based telephony. John and Ben discuss the convergence of wireless communication from radio telegraphy to analog mobile phones, then from analog to digital, and handover-transition-unified devices and the importance long awaited jump to 100% IP-based telephony. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-5-the-next-ubiquitous-thing http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-5-the-next-ubiquitous-thing With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the convergence of wireless communication from radio telegraphy to analog mobile phones, then from analog to digital, and handover-transition-unified devices and the importance long awaited jump to 100% IP-based telephony. Podcasts 01:13:08 Pragmatic 5 The Next Ubiquitous Thing full The Engineered Network
2B: The Battery Problem Follow-Up 2 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part B) to The Battery Problem where we explore the practicality and necessity of larger screens in relation to their power consumption. Follow up (Part B) to The Battery Problem where we explore the practicality and necessity of larger screens in relation to their power consumption. Follow up (Part B) to The Battery Problem where we explore the practicality and necessity of larger screens in relation to their power consumption. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-2b-the-battery-problem-follow-up-2 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-2b-the-battery-problem-follow-up-2 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part B) to The Battery Problem where we explore the practicality and necessity of larger screens in relation to their power consumption. Podcasts 00:12:16 Pragmatic 2B The Battery Problem Follow-Up 2 full The Engineered Network
4: The Morality Issue The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the moral implications of an increasingly automated world. As we're living in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, what can we learn from the past that will prepare us for the future? John and Ben discuss the moral implications of an increasingly automated world. As we're living in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, what can we learn from the past that will prepare us for the future? John and Ben discuss the moral implications of an increasingly automated world. As we're living in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, what can we learn from the past that will prepare us for the future? https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-4-the-morality-issue http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-4-the-morality-issue With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the moral implications of an increasingly automated world. As we're living in the midst of the 4th industrial revolution, what can we learn from the past that will prepare us for the future? Podcasts 00:31:07 Pragmatic 4 The Morality Issue full The Engineered Network
3A: Turn the Damn Light Off Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to Turn The Damn Light Off where we explore Multi-room Audio and Eco-home design as well as smart glass. Follow up (Part A) to Turn The Damn Light Off where we explore Multi-room Audio and Eco-home design as well as smart glass. Follow up (Part A) to Turn The Damn Light Off where we explore Multi-room Audio and Eco-home design as well as smart glass. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-3a-turn-the-damn-light-off-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-3a-turn-the-damn-light-off-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 15 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to Turn The Damn Light Off where we explore Multi-room Audio and Eco-home design as well as smart glass. Podcasts 00:58:44 Pragmatic 3A Turn the Damn Light Off Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
2A: The Battery Problem Follow-Up 1 The Engineered Network No No Follow up (Part A) to The Battery Problem where we explore proported fire risks associated with Wind Farms, Geothermal and Wave Power and whether Thorium is everything it's cracked up to be. Follow up (Part A) to The Battery Problem where we explore proported fire risks associated with Wind Farms, Geothermal and Wave Power and whether Thorium is everything it's cracked up to be. Follow up (Part A) to The Battery Problem where we explore proported fire risks associated with Wind Farms, Geothermal and Wave Power and whether Thorium is everything it's cracked up to be. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-2a-the-battery-problem-follow-up-1 http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-2a-the-battery-problem-follow-up-1 With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 Follow up (Part A) to The Battery Problem where we explore proported fire risks associated with Wind Farms, Geothermal and Wave Power and whether Thorium is everything it's cracked up to be. Podcasts 00:20:24 Pragmatic 2A The Battery Problem Follow-Up 1 full The Engineered Network
3: Turn the Damn Light Off The Engineered Network No No Today's show focuses on the history of industrial control and automation systems, and the growing potential of automation in the home. Today's show focuses on the history of industrial control and automation systems, and the growing potential of automation in the home. Today's show focuses on the history of industrial control and automation systems, and the growing potential of automation in the home. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-3-turn-the-damn-light-off http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-3-turn-the-damn-light-off With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sat, 07 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 Today's show focuses on the history of industrial control and automation systems, and the growing potential of automation in the home. Podcasts 01:21:44 Pragmatic 3 Turn the Damn Light Off full The Engineered Network
2: The Battery Problem The Engineered Network No No John and Ben discuss the past, present and future of energy generation, distribution, storage and consumption. We explore the future of conventional and alternative energy sources as well as the changing nature of the … John and Ben discuss the past, present and future of energy generation, distribution, storage and consumption. We explore the future of conventional and alternative energy sources as well as the changing nature of the grid and our relationship to it. John and Ben discuss the past, present and future of energy generation, distribution, storage and consumption. We explore the future of conventional and alternative energy sources as well as the changing nature of the grid and our relationship to it. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-2-the-battery-problem http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-2-the-battery-problem With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Sun, 01 Dec 2013 00:00:00 +1000 John and Ben discuss the past, present and future of energy generation, distribution, storage and consumption. We explore the future of conventional and alternative energy sources as well as the changing nature of the grid and our relationship to it. Podcasts 02:14:39 Pragmatic 2 The Battery Problem full The Engineered Network
1: Faraday's Cage The Engineered Network No No In Pragmatic's first episode, John and Ben explore the evolution of the iPhone's hardware from the original model to today. Looking at mechanical design tradeoffs and improvements in wireless John presents a realistic … In Pragmatic's first episode, John and Ben explore the evolution of the iPhone's hardware from the original model to today. Looking at mechanical design tradeoffs and improvements in wireless John presents a realistic reading of the iPhone myth. In Pragmatic's first episode, John and Ben explore the evolution of the iPhone's hardware from the original model to today. Looking at mechanical design tradeoffs and improvements in wireless John presents a realistic reading of the iPhone myth. https://engineered.network/pragmatic/episode-1-faradays-cage http://techdistortion.com/podcasts/pragmatic/episode-1-faradays-cage With Ben Alexander and John Chidgey.

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Mon, 25 Nov 2013 00:00:00 +1000 In Pragmatic's first episode, John and Ben explore the evolution of the iPhone's hardware from the original model to today. Looking at mechanical design tradeoffs and improvements in wireless John presents a realistic reading of the iPhone myth. Podcasts 01:46:10 Pragmatic 1 Faraday's Cage full The Engineered Network