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

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

Latest Episode

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

With Seth Clifford and John Chidgey.

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.

We tackle the subtle differences between analogue and digital data transmission and why frequency changes everything.

With Carmen Parisi and John Chidgey.

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