Late 20s/Male/San Francisco. That's how people still introduce themselves on the internet, right?
Originally from the OC (don't call it that), Ryan has slowly migrated north, first with a stop in Santa Barbara to attend UCSB and next to his current home in San Francisco. In between Uber rides and his day job as a CPA (no, he can't do your taxes), Ryan enjoys listening to a variety of t word and political podcasts, many of which have inspired the show. As they say in the business, he has a perfect face for radio.
April 17th, 2018 | 2 hrs 4 mins
We wanted you to hear this straight from us before someone goes and leaks it to Bloomberg News. Okay. Ready? Opening up this wall would really brighten up your ranch style home!
This week: Bird gets its wings clipped by the city, GOAT iPhone Power Rankings presented by FanDuel, and we try our hand at being eccentric billionaires — minus the billions. 💸.
April 11th, 2018 | 1 hr 45 mins
The American dream is alive and well — turns out it was just hiding in Waco, Texas.
This week: Congress asks if Facebook is the worst house on the best block, Uber bets on e-bikes adding some curb appeal, and Apple's professional product line as the ultimate metaphorical fixer upper. 👷🏻♀️.
April 4th, 2018 | 1 hr 40 mins
Hi, Listener. We have your large Silken Splendor and a pound of fair trade media industry news to take home.
Plus: Apple's rumored move away from Intel processors for the Mac, Buster Posey's new restaurant, and Backstage®️ presented by American Express. Made with love by Carlos and Ryan. 🤗.
March 27th, 2018 | 1 hr 38 mins
If, even as an adult, one truly never stops learning — where’s your 200GB? This week: new developments on Uber’s autonomous vehicle struggles, Facebook’s oddly consistent position on user privacy, and Carlos takes Ryan to task for irresponsibly overstating the scope and importance of Apple’s education event. Heckin’ churlish. ⚖️.
March 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 40 mins
That’s a real nice democracy you have there. Would be a shame if something were to happen to it.
This week: Facebook has its psychographs full with a privacy controversy that just might stick, Uber’s autonomous driving project is involved in its first fatal crash, and Apple heads to the Windy City. 🌬.
March 14th, 2018 | 1 hr 40 mins
Elon Musk thinks he can get to Mars by 2019 but can’t even get a supercharger installed at King’s Cross station for muggles to charge their Model 3s. This week: midterm elections, sad hamburgers, an update on wearables, and much ado about iPhone X. 🔌.
March 7th, 2018 | 1 hr 14 mins
In light of the recent boom of big money moving into spoken audio, we are proud to announce we have become the official podcast partner of the Washington Wizards. This week: airport wine, the health of the Mac, and an investigation into Italy’s most prized export. 🇮🇹.
February 28th, 2018 | 1 hr 19 mins
The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world there was money to be made in streaming music. This week: Ryan and Carlos have a difference of opinion about Spotify’s IPO filing, Amazon really wants you to buy those other six waffle makers you were looking at, and proven tips for becoming an eBay power seller. 🏷.
February 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 32 mins
"Your honor. If the State of California and City of San Francisco didn't want us Uber drivers to use bike lanes as UberX waiting areas, you shouldn't have painted them the same color as a cactus. That's entrapment."
This week: spending money to make money, hobby horses, and one of your hosts forgets the teachers edition for his digital life. 📙.
February 13th, 2018 | 1 hr 40 mins
Struggling to break our Olympic fever, the conversation gets weird early and often; this is one of the good ones. This week: Mikey B. and the NYT failing all the way to the bank, 4K uphill skiing, Omni’s roadmap for 2018, and PepsiCo’s sparkling water ambitions run afoul of M. Bublé. 💦 .