Oct 21, 2016
In this episode:
- Being geeks like we are, our lives
pretty much revolve around technology. Or maybe technology revolves
around our lives. This week, we discuss what we’re using day to day
and how it makes our lives both easier and more difficult at times.
Some of it, you’d probably guess (iPhones, Macbooks, gaming
consoles), but there are some neat ones, we think you’ll enjoy
hearing about and looking into.
- Because we do use technology so much,
the idea of disconnect or disengaging from technology has a lot of
appeal to some people (Beej), while others tend to just shift their
usage to maintain a normal, adult lifestyle (Void). It all depends
on your personalities, and we discuss strategies that work for us
so that you can see some healthy, real-world ways you may be able
to adopt into your own routines.
- And then there’s the awesome
technology that you think you’re gonna use a ton, but instead, it
just sits on a shelf, all alone and abandoned. We talk about
purchases that should have been awesome, but totally fell short of
expectations. Kind of like the Vive for Void (though it’s still
awesome tech), and the New 3DS for Beej (which was switched for a
- Plus, there’s always speculation
about what tech is on it’s way. We talk about the stuff we’re
particularly excited for. Like the honest-to-goodness iPhone
upgrade for the 10th anniversary, the newly announced Nintendo Switch (formerly the
NX), self-driving cars, augmented reality, nanotechnology, and
space colonization. Give us a shout and tell us what you’re looking
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