AT: Tolerance for A-Holes

Posted by on January 15th, 2020
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When should you go “all-in”? Always keep an eye on what your next thing will be. And don’t forget about networking–we certainly do. Be on your behavior because you aren’t invisible. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Toys That Made Us

Justin: Schitt’s Creek

Bryce: Community

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WT: Global Pork System

Posted by on January 14th, 2020
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Disney…at sea?! It wasn’t an impossible idea at the time. A farmer disrupting GPS in China…for what reason? Jim Jackson and Jack Jimson investigate. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Elon Musk from Ashlee Vance

Justin: Uncut Gems

Bryce: The Young Pope

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AT: Outsmarting the Tedium

Posted by on January 8th, 2020
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Brian is starting to write a book. Will his idea of how to write and disseminate it make sense and will he really own it? Can the power of crowdsourcing overcome any of the work on writing a book? Taking an idea and strengthening it with the power of a massive community. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Art of Readable Writing

Justin: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

Brian: Uncut Gems

Bryce: SpyParty Competitive League

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WT: Trash Man! Trash Man!

Posted by on January 7th, 2020
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One universe can’t possibly be enough! Can we do experiments across multiple worlds and how would we even be able to interpret the results? Would you want to die in a cataclysmic event? Delivery robots and grocery store Terminators. Wouldn’t be 2020 without my vape! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Horror and Castle Rock

Justin: Don’t F**k with Cats

Brian: The Crucible and Ember Mug 2

Bryce: Apple Watch series 3

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AT: Spoilercast: Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

Posted by on January 1st, 2020
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It’s a spoilercast of the final movie in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

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WT: 10 Years of Beige

Posted by on December 30th, 2019
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New year, new name. What tech defined the 2010’s? The power of beige in a world of originals. Ten years of data, digital assitants, The Cloud, and more. Plus, our predictions for the next ten years. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: The Terror

Justin: The Witcher

Brian: Mr. Robot

Bryce: The Simpsons

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AT: Ten Years Strong

Posted by on December 18th, 2019
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Weird Things podcast is about ten years old. How were things different back then and what’s changed in how we work? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

After Things will be off next week!

Picks:

Andrew: The PayPal Wars from Eric M. Jackson

Justin: Rick and Morty

Brian: The Righteous Mind from Jonathan Haidt

Bryce: Waterminder

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WT: Android Scissorhands

Posted by on December 17th, 2019
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The next in hair-cutting tech: robot barbers! What’s the most useful haircut in space? Brian guesses the ways to torture birds? Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Weird Things will be off next week!

Picks:

Andrew: Starship Troopers

Justin: Watchmen graphic novel

Brian: Parks and Recreation

Bryce: Streaks to-do app

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AT: Different Marketplace

Posted by on December 11th, 2019
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Justin’s new “Raise the Dead” podcast came out and charted among news podcasts. How well did it do and where is it now, six days after the first episode? How should he monetize the show as the remaining five episodes come out? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Otter.ai

Brian: Mr. Robot

Bryce: Discolored and ICESPRING Phone Clip Holder

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WT: Choose Your Own AI-venture

Posted by on December 10th, 2019
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A machine learning text-adventure game, AI Dungeon 2. It’s crumbling under the cost of being internet-famous, but it seems cool. Quantum burn! Magic Leap reports very low sales. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Paperlike matte iPad cover and Logitech Crayon

Justin: Knives Out

Brian: Gattaca

Bryce: Silicon Valley

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AT: Always Start, Remember to Stop

Posted by on December 4th, 2019
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Andrew’s got a challenge for anyone preparing to work on a project: push yourself to get *something* completed in 24 hours. How do you handle projects that are indefinite in length and how can you feel good about ending and starting anew? Burnout and “seasonal” projects in media today. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Justin’s new historical podcast, “Raise The Dead,” launches this week! Find all the links and subscribe now at RaiseTheDeadPodcast.com.

Picks:

Andrew: Otter voice transcription and Google Audio Recorder

Justin: The Irishman

Bryce: Xenosaga Episode I (Full Movie Cut)

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WT: Big Blob

Posted by on December 3rd, 2019
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A mysterious blob in D.C. warrants an examination of how the government protects itself. Andrew tackles NaNoWriMo in one single day?! Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Justin’s new historical podcast, “Raise The Dead,” launches this week! Find all the links and subscribe now at RaiseTheDeadPodcast.com.

Picks:

Andrew: Doom Patrol

Justin: Dolemite Is My Name

Bryce: Knives Out

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AT: Deadline is a Lifeline

Posted by on November 27th, 2019
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Justin’s got a new audiobook/ebook/podcast coming next week, “Raise the Dead.” How does he promote it? Check out the first episode early on his “Politics Politics Politics” podcast this week. Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Andrew: Justin’s email list – Free Political Newsletter

Justin: The Toys That Made Us

Brian: What You Do Is Who You Are from Ben Horowitz

Bryce: Pokemon Sword

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WT: Cocaine Dentist

Posted by on November 26th, 2019
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Of course we talk about the Tesla Cybertruck and its “shattering” reveal. Fighting addiction with a brain microchip. Would we be okay with athletes using brainchips to train better? What about firefighters? Check out the first episode of Justin’s 1960 election podcast early on “Politics Politics Politics” this week. Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

The Cybertruck x Magic’s Biggest Secrets mashup (from @caitraft)

Picks:

Andrew: Inside Tyler Perry’s Atlanta studio

Justin: Ford v Ferrari

Brian: Jojo Rabbit

Bryce: The Art of Self-Defense

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AT: Digital Note Divide

Posted by on November 20th, 2019
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What’s something you put off doing for a long time, finally did, and then wondered how you could have lived without having done it? Is any digital writing system as effective as physical writing? Send your project questions/ideas to neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “After Things.”

Picks:

Justin: VIZ-PRO Magnetic Whiteboard/Dry Erase Board

Brian: The Righteous Mind

Bryce: Plain Stationary RESEARCH NOTES and Varsity Pilot

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WT: Planes, Trains, and Jetpackmobiles

Posted by on November 19th, 2019
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What makes an aircraft a “motorcycle?” JetPack Aviations might know. If we revolutionize air travel, could we see less-invasive TSA security options? Plus, some spoiler-filled talk about the first two episodes of Dinsey+’s The Mandalorian (spoilers start 33:50 until the end). Got something weird? Email neshcom@gmail.com, subject line “Weird Things.”

Picks:

Andrew and Justin: The Mandalorian

Brian: Indistractable

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