The Latest Episodes

Enjoy the latest episodes from The Nexus.

Mail Server

Episode #24The Fringe #550

Matt finishes up Computer Science in bootcamp, and continues working on his mail server for Group Project 3, meanwhile the project itself is not going so well -- and a sudden surprise from HackerX.

IB #24 — Mi Kasa, Su Casa

Episode #550 IB #24

Fish was had, fish was known. We chat about MidwestJS and the feasibility of UMN bootcamp.

Computer Science

Episode #23The Fringe #549

The bootcamp begins a short Computer Science unit, discussing Sorting Algorithms, group project 3 continues, and allegedly next week the legendary HackerX returns to Minneapolis -- listen to Matt's plan!

IB #23 — It’s A Banana Cat!

Episode #549 IB #23

Before the show, Matt and Ryan talk about sorting algorithms, such as the new method to remove stuff from one’s home.

Pixel 3a Review

Episode #69

Chris Rampersad, Ryan's mom, joins Second Opinion to review the Google Pixel 3a. A nice phone for those not looking for a true flagship device.

IB #22 — Floppy ANSWER

Episode #548 IB #22

We discuss the class and then Matt tells Ryan all about Wellsfargo credit cards.


Episode #22The Fringe #548

Matt's group project 3 stutters, React is finished up, Java begins and essentially ends, and upon reflection, maybe this course changed course during its course.

Google Pixel USB-C Earbuds Review

Episode #68

Since Google has been making phones without headphone jacks, it is important for them to sell headphones that can be used with those phones. Are the wired USB-C variety worth using? Find out in our review!

TED #43 — Just Ban Bad Teachers

Episode #547 TED #43

John has good advice for the education system, Ethan talks about motorists honking at the mayor, and Mike has some really good insights about building online identities that didn't make it into the main episode.

Political Organizing in the Digital Age

Episode #43The Fringe #547

Digital technologies have a lot of potential to aid in political organizing, provided we use them effectively. Ian R Buck sat down with several prominent Twin Cities activists (Ethan Osten, John Edwards, and Mike Lindsay) to talk about how to activate communities without tearing them apart.