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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.


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Total Listening Time: 5 days, 5 hours, 25 minutes and 29 seconds.

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Latest Episode

Episode 90: Agile

25 January, 2019

Waterfall development is being overtaken Agile and in only two decades its popularity continues to grow. Casey Liss weighs in on the pros and cons of Agile while we look at where it’s best to use it and what can help to make Agile work.

With Casey Liss and John Chidgey.

Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.

Episode 80: Mastodon

9 June, 2017

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.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.


The history of measurements has a few surprises. Casey Liss joins John to discuss once and for all Metric and Imperial measurements.

With Casey Liss and John Chidgey.


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.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.


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.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.


Episode 76: Banned

20 October, 2016

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.

With Marco Arment and John Chidgey.


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