The Important Thing
By Michael Lopp
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The Important Thing with Michael (“Rands”) Lopp. Let’s spend sixty minutes of your life listening and learning about an Important Thing.
||CleanThe (Brief) One About Pens and Typography||Don't tell anyone. We're still producing episodes. In this brief episode, Lyle and Lopp talk pens and typography and how they help us say what we need to say.||2/6/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe One About Understanding the Why||In our surprisingly quick to arrive fourth episode, we briefly giggle about the clickity-clack of a mechanical keyboard and then talk about a time at Apple where it was critical to understanding the why.||1/27/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe One About Destiny||In the second episode, I am excited to be joined by my fellow Guardian John Siracusa to discuss the video game Destiny. Proudest moments, total time wasted, and the reality of the Hunter handicap – it’s all there. Destiny overview...||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe One About Information Consumption||Two years later, we're back with the Important Thing. Lyle and Lopp talk information consumption. Notification purges, marking all as read, and figuring out how to catch the most important information are just a few of the tips and tricks we discuss. ..||1/20/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe One About Pens||I’m just delighted to kickoff the first episode with Tiff Arment where The Important Thing is pens. In this first episode, we talk pen origin stories, we dive deep on fountain pens, and, uh, we talk video games, too.||1/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Lack of attribution
For a couple of people hosting a podcast, it was really weird to listen to them completely ignore the hosts of podcasts they recommend and instead go by “some random guy”.
The Okay Thing
They could be more in depth or speak from an expert's point of view, but they settle on being an entry point for people without context. Meh.