The Latest Episodes

Enjoy the latest episodes from The Nexus.

COPPA? I Barely Even Know ‘Er!

Episode #51

COPPA is not a new law, but there are certainly some new developments for how it applies on YouTube. Content creators are now required to mark their videos as "made for kids" or not. What does this mean, and what are the consequences?

Nvidia SHIELD TV 2019 Review

Episode #82

Ryan reviews the standard Nvidia SHIELD TV 2019. The verdict: the remote is kind of confusing, but at least it's a good remote.

Google Nest Mini Review

Episode #81

The Google Nest Mini (the second generation of the Google Home Mini) is the new entry-level Google Assistant device. Join Ian to find out what changes and improvements have been made in this new iteration!

Presenting Soft Robotics Podcast

Episode #50

Ian was recently invited to guest on the IEEE RAS Soft Robotics Podcast, hosted by Marwa ElDiwiny. They chat about how robotics and podcasts can be used in a high school education setting, as well as home automation and how robotics is affecting society in general.

iPhone 11 Pro Review

Episode #80

Apple has brought the "Pro" moniker to the iPhone line! Join Brandon Johnson as he explores what makes this not just a new flagship phone, but a Pro phone.

“What’s a Podcast?”

Episode #49

Getting into podcasts can be a daunting task, since there are so many choices to make. How do you find interesting shows? How do you listen to them? Is there an app for that? We're here to help! This episode will give an overview of the different options you have for listening to podcasts, and serves as a companion to our Podcast Players Roundup on Second Opinion Reviews.

Podcast Players Roundup

Episode #79

You love listening to podcasts, so you deserve to be using the best podcast player to consume them! In this roundup, Ian R Buck exhaustively reviews over 20 different podcast players to help you find the one that is best for you!

Too Many Quacks Out There

Episode #54The Fringe #567

We finish off the year with holiday cards, static site generators, React Query, React Spring, and Redux Toolkit!

Cache the Whole Farm

Episode #53The Fringe #566

New 16" MacBook Pro, The Pragmatic Programmer, React Conf 2019, and Redux Style Guide!