Back to Work
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Back to Work is an award winning talk show with Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more.more
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Episode 632: Big Strong Beef Boy
28 November 2023
Dan and Merlin are excited about technologies that have found a place in their lives. What a blessed season of thanks!Runner-Up Titles:A Lot of Their Unhappiness Came from MeThe Smell of a 15-Year-OldMy Trans Daddy is a FoxLas Vegas PoopsLinks:Apple’s China ties under Congressional scrutiny after Jo...
Episode 631: Little Bit of Dirty Grey
14 November 2023
Merlin has more on generative AI, and Dan has a sweet new watch.Links:Original Takes for Orson Welles Wine Commercial - YouTubeMatt Berry - What's In My Bag? - YouTubeIT'S KEVIN Amish Sex Pistols - YouTubeThe Butterfield Diet Plan 🍰 | The Peter Serafinowicz Show - BBC - YouTubeOpenAI DevDay, Openin...
Episode 630: Monchichabowsky
07 November 2023
On AI and curiosity.Links:Monchhichi Blue Bib Boy · Kappa ToysCareer Day - SNL - YouTubeMonchhichi Dolls Commercial - YouTubeDrama Actors Roundtable: Pedro Pascal, Evan Peters, Kieran Culkin, Damson Idris & More - YouTubePedro Pascal & Oscar Isaac Answer the Web's Most Searched Questions | W...
Episode 629: Benjamin Franklin's Disease
24 October 2023
And and Merlin have a wide-ranging discussion.Links:Rams Palette. – Present & CorrectPresent & CorrectModern notes manager for macOS and iOS | FSNotes App — FSNotes is modern notes manager for macOS and iOS. App respects open formats like GitHub Flavored Markdown, so you can easily write doc...
Episode 628: Beating Yourself Up at Scale
11 October 2023
Talk of eyes, intentionalities, and HDMI.Links:Chipotle tests automation for burrito bowls and saladsOrion — HDMI Monitor for iPadAmazon.com: Sakura 44181 Identi-Pen Blister Card Permanent Marker, Black : Office ProductsEx-Dodger Steve Garvey launches a Senate campaign heavy on nostalgia, light on s...
Episode 627: Unscheduled Dirt Event
03 October 2023
Merlin claims he's not going to do any work for this one, and Dan has some advice for travelers. Links:Doom developer John Carmack thinks AGI could debut in 2030 • The RegisterThe Unusual | Dan Benjamin | SubstackThe Better Boarding Method Airlines Won't Use - YouTubeBoarding a Plane Shouldn’t Be Th...
Episode 626: Chekhov's Lightsaber
26 September 2023
Your hosts catch up on some great media, and Merlin expounds on the magic of Channels. Also, Merlin logrolls a recent podcast episode and re-extolls the power of dictation.Links:Mac Power Users #711: Getting Some Wisdom with Merlin Mann - Relay FM — Merlin Mann comes back to the Mac Power Users to t...
Episode 624: Rectangle Time
29 August 2023
Dan and Merlin have a wide-ranging discussion about technology, and Merlin lays the groundwork for several spirited rants. Links:Mythic Computer is trying to change the PC world one wood computer at a time - The VergeIdeogram: Helping people become more creative.Amazon.com: Anker USB C Charger, 735 ...