Waste of Time Machine
By Dave Ahl & Adam Tuck
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Welcome to Waste of Time Machine. A weekly discussion on the various topics in the larger technology industry, including hardware, software, music, design, business models, video games, and of course, all things Apple, Inc. Hosted by Dave Ahl and Adam Tuck; Two adorable friends, who love wasting your time.
||CleanEp. 18: Adam Learns to Ride a Bike||This week, Adam tells the heartwarming story of finally learning how to ride a bike. The boys also discuss drive-by lawyering, marrying people in New Orleans, lukewarm soup costumes, new iPhones, and the appearance of Marty McFly in our timeline (Yeah, we recorded this a while ago). Enjoy! We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||11/3/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 17: Burn it to the Ground||The prodigal podcasters return to talk about uncomfortable bike seats, lycra shorts, being sweaty, syncing a freaking playlist in 2015, and to kvetch about Apple's newest music offering. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||9/22/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 16: A New Strapping Friend||It's the return of your favorite elite technocratic futurists, perpetually living on the bleeding edge of the disruptive verge of technological innovation. They have indeed thrown caution to the wind and purchased a "Rev A" Apple product on the last podcast. Now after many nail-biting weeks, each of the boys receive the Apple Watch. How does it work? How does it look? How fun is the unboxing??? Tune in for this nonsense and MORE. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||6/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 15: Our Podcast Is Becoming a Young Woman||After a protracted delay, the prodigal podcasters return to discuss Adam’s recent trip to Germany. Disregarding medical science understood since the 19th century, Adam eats raw pork. The boys decide to buy Apple Watches on the air and contemplate what constitutes a tax deductible expense. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||5/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 14: A Grain of Artisanal Salt||This week the boys discuss foodstuffs, recipes, and a few things to avoid while wooing your future wife with falafel. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||2/19/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 13: The Smell of Burning Antifreeze||Lucky episode 13! Adam and Dave discuss the concept of "gardening leave" and the ongoing repair and maintenance of their aging Saabs. Dave pitches a unifying theory as to why Apple succeeded in electronics and the value of integrated systems. The prodigal podcasters wrap it up with a discussion of how the stock market picks winners and losers. Tell your broker you want 100 shares of WOTM (Waste of Time Machine). We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||1/27/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 12: In My Haste I Forgot a Palette of Cat Food||The prodigal podcasters are back and better than ever. They discuss the timelessness of The Simpsons, customer disloyalty programs, and then have a very lengthly (and dare I say sexually charged) discussion about Apple Pay. Stick around till the end, and you'll get a earful of Molly's secret salad recipe! We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||12/7/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 11: The Worst Ever Watch||The prodigal podcasters have wasted all the time they can. It's time to talk about the apple watch. Dave and Adam discuss the various hardware options, Apple's recent embrace of customization, and speculate on what the new UI means for Apple's other platforms. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||11/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 10: We're Already Talking About the Next iPhone||The prodigal podcasters take a break from their friends' weddings in order to talk about the iPhone 6. They complain about details both tiny and less tiny. Stay tuned for a thrilling discussion of cellphone subsidies and the perils of AT&T. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||10/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 09: Assume I Don’t Care Anything About You||The prodigal podcasters return once again for an uncharacteristically buttoned-up episode. We discuss Adam’s travels through the newly minted iOS and OS X betas. With shockingly few complaints, we then focus our attention on why we rarely use Facebook and do some pro bono consulting for LinkedIn. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||8/28/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 08: Comic Sans Forever||This week the prodigal podcasters return to tickle your earlobes with a wide-ranging discussion, including the weirdly untimely criticism of Netflix's new identity, gifs, and the terrible feelings of shame that accompany your first steps into the professional world. We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||7/29/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 07: The Appisode||The prodigal podcasters return for a quick discussion about some of their favorite apps! We talk about function and design of a great number of our must have recommendations including Tweetbot, Instacast, Fantastical, Evernote, Threes, Monument Valley, Letterpress, Dark Sky, Numerical, and the mind blowing Square Cash. Adam also complains about his health and pays bills on the air. Riveting stuff! We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||7/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 06: Boyfriends Always Want to Play Mario Kart||This week we talk about Adam's newest home addition: the Wii U. We discuss the console, its terrible name, and Nintendo in general! We're on twitter! @daveahl & @adamleydentuck, respectively. SUBSCRIBE||6/24/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 05: Terrible People Call it Dub Dub||We're back for a surprisingly buttoned up and newsy episode chock full of what got announced at the 2014 WWDC. We bitch about terrible icon design, and then praise the fact that we got everything we've been wanting for nerd Hanukkah! Woo! SUBSCRIBE||6/10/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 04: Something The Kids Can Twerk to||The Prodigal podcasters return. This week we discuss the general state of the music industry, its recent history, music consumption habits, Apple's rumored acquisition of Beats, and what that could possibly mean. We also discuss the loose definition of "fair use" and Dave's shocking lack of having watched the ultimate WOTM film, Back to the Future Part 1. Savor! SUBSCRIBE||5/21/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 03: The Idiot Box||This week Dave and Adam discuss how computers get broken and why television sucks. Dave also takes some time to comfort Adam and lets him know he is considered a valuable member of the team. We continue to have no sponsors, for obvious reasons. SUBSCRIBE||5/5/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 02: An Evening to Remember||Welcome back! On our second episode Dave and Adam crib turns of phrase from John Siracusa and Merlin Mann, and then discuss the current state of google glass and the oculus rift. Dave again makes many cogent and considered points while Adam has a case of the sniffles. Enjoy! SUBSCRIBE||4/23/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 01: iPodcasting||Episode one of Dave and Adam wasting your time can be found right here. We talk about the current state and future of wearable technology. Dave makes cogent and interesting points, and Adam makes a bunch of weird noises because he doesn't know how to roll any other way. SUBSCRIBE||4/12/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
Very funny, very informative! Can't wait for the next one!
Hard Facts and Easy Listening
I just bought a Fitbit Flex and it was reassuring to hear that Adam really likes it. (I'm a very timorous person and need validation for all of my purchases so this podcast was valuable to me.)
Looking forward to Episode 2!