The Latest Episodes

Enjoy the latest episodes from The Nexus.

Fire TV Stick Review

Episode #39The Fringe #467

Amazon takes a very different approach from Google's for their streaming stick: it has a remote, it is heavily focused on mainstream video providers, and it's actually a stick! Ryan Rampersad joins Ian R Buck to tell us all about it.

SO #39 — My Pants Feel Really Open Today

Episode #467 SO #39

Even when he isn't reaching for the keyboard, Ian can't avoid hitting the spacebar. Luckily, they were right at the beginning and didn't lose much.

PK #36 — Pretty Clappy

Episode #466 PK #36

Brandon confuses us with blueprints from the past and present, and more.

Really into Mambo Number 5

Episode #36The Fringe #466

Brandon, Ryan and Brian discuss workplace distractions, disruptions and the their causes and dealing with them, Brian joins our React fan club, a note on Brandon's upcoming talk and new twitter followees!

Chromecast 2nd Generation Review

Episode #38The Fringe #462

The Chromecast was our first glimpse into a world of watching TV without a remote. Ian R Buck and Ryan Rampersad both use it heavily, but have different views on a few critical aspects of it.

TED #29 — Daily? Is it John?

Episode #465 TED #29

Ian struggles to organize the show notes before Brian arrives. Ryan talks a bunch about JavaScript something-something, despite the fact that Brandon isn't there.

The Access Economy and the End of Ownership

Episode #29The Fringe #465

Imagine a world where you don't have to buy anything because you readily have access to it. Ian R Buck and Brian Mitchell discuss the technologies that could get us there, and the possible consequences of such a system. Ian also interviewed special guest Melody Hoffmann about AirBnB and the sharing economy, which is a current example of an access system.

CS #140 — Make a Smart Shack

Episode #464 CS #140

Steve enjoyed his porkchop, but Andrew isn't a fan of sour kraut, which reminds Andrew of his Berlin trip. Steve talks about his shack, and possible fake crime in GTA. They start talking about personal stuff around 21 minutes in.

Not my Cloud

Episode #140The Fringe #464

Steve and Andrew are excited to talk about RASPBERRY! hosted IoT, fake real missiles, Libreoffice, AMD, Mozilla, MPEG, Xerox, and threats of being a barista.

Chromecast Audio Review

Episode #37The Fringe #462

The Chromecast Audio is a unicorn: really cheap, useful on a daily basis, and integrates so seamlessly into your life that you forget it's there. Come hear Ian R Buck tell Ryan Rampersad why this is his smart speaker of choice!