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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 70: The Seas Will Rise

27 February, 2016

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.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.


Episode 69: It's Complicated

22 January, 2016

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.

With Russell Ivanovic and John Chidgey.


Episode 68: Paperless

9 January, 2016

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.

With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.


Episode 67: Iron Man

29 November, 2015

What if the superhero Iron Man was real? We look at some of his tech and assess how possible it is.

With James Smith and John Chidgey.


Apple are pushing Haptics in more of their devices each release. We look at why they are and how they’re doing it differently.

With Carmen Parisi 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