The Latest Episodes

Enjoy the latest episodes from The Nexus.

The Pursuit of Happiness

Episode #11

In most of the industrialized world, the "pursuit of happiness" is considered to be an inalienable right. But our current economic system is not set up to allow everyone the opportunity to pursue happiness.

IB #7 — Chicken Hut

Episode #524 IB #7

Matt tells Ryan about class before the show, and mentions... chicken hut.

HackerX

Episode #7The Fringe #524

Matt learns more about APIs, cookies, local storage, prepares for the upcoming group project and attends the legendary HackerX event!

Work Identity

Episode #10

Society has ingrained in us that the most important aspect of our identities is our job.

AJAX and APIs

Episode #6The Fringe #523

Matt feels the bootcamp picking up speed by learning AJAX and using his first APIs, plus Ryan explains the secret to a cleaner GitHub and finally Matt works on his "brand".

Brand Statement

Episode #5The Fringe #522

Matt begins working on his brand statement, finds and fixes some bugs, and learns quirks of jQuery while Ryan finds out that while the Bootcamp class has "career services" they are optional.

Unemployment Tomorrow

Episode #9

Many argue that as new technologies eliminate jobs, they create new jobs. This chapter analyzes why that is an unlikely outcome with automation this widespread.