The Latest Episodes

Enjoy the latest episodes from The Nexus.

Smith Knowledge OTG Ski Goggles Review

Episode #85

Ian's sunglasses fog up when riding his bike during the winter. Will these over-the-glasses ski goggles solve his problem?

Tifosi Slip Post-Mortem

Episode #84

Ian has been wearing a pair of Tifosi Slips for cycling and as general-purpose sunglasses for over seven years. They aren't sold anymore, but they hold a lot of lessons for what to look for when buying a pair of sunglasses.

HyperDot Review

Episode #83

HyperDot is a new "dodge everything" arcade game from Twin Cities developer Charles McGregor. Ian really enjoys these kinds of games, let's find out how HyperDot stacks up!

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.