Zero Distraction / An Anthology of Examined Nerdy Things

Learn Me Something: Charities

This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the topic of charities and the nitty gritty of how they work. What makes a good or bad charity and how do we rank them?

Read Post / November 18, 2017

The Impromptu: King Notch iPhone

This week on the podcast, we examine the iPhone X, but not before we pick apart a rather silly Samsung Galaxy ad that tries to take Apple down a notch.

Read Post / November 14, 2017

The Mac Pro Is Not Dead

A lot of professionals and power users that love the Mac Pro, yours truly included, have been incredibly disappointed and distressed at its lack of updates since the 2013 “trash can” redesign. Scratch that. Mac Pro users are frothing at the mouth and have been screaming for the last three and half years for substantial hardware updates. On The Impromptu podcast, which I co-host with Michael Norton, we talked about it at length, just days before John Gruber on Daring Fireball reported that Apple has big plans for the product. Apple has finally acknowledged to the public that their initial compact design was flawed and did not serve enough of its customer’s needs.

Read Post / April 9, 2017