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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Walk 5000 Steps

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan hit all the things you would expect about Election 2016, the attacks in Brussels and the announcements at the latest Apple event. They also talk a bit about fitness, #ManInTree, Waze, Obama in Cuba and more! Even a bit about events in the Nixon administration!

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Recorded 2016-03-24

Length this week – 1:51:13

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Show Details:

  • (0:00:00-0:02:52) Alex Prelude
  • (0:03:05-0:14:21) But First
    • Health
    • Fitness
    • Man In Tree
  • (0:15:01-0:56:58) Election 2016
    • Delegate Math
    • Types of Contested Conventions
    • Upcoming States
    • California
    • Virgin Islands
    • Delegate Selection Processes
    • Trump’s Lost Illinois Delegates
    • Clinton vs Trump
  • (0:58:02-1:06:19) Brussels
    • Belgian Citizens
    • Radicalization
    • History of Terrorism
    • Responses
  • (1:07:36-1:19:56) Brussels Part II
    • Overreactions
    • Suicide Bombings
    • IS Strategy
    • Cruz and Trump on Brussels
    • When it happens in the US
  • (1:20:35-1:33:43) Apple Stuff
    • No surprises
    • Android codenames
    • OS X codenames
    • FBI vs Apple update
  • (1:34:22-1:50:53) Lightning Round
    • TV Series: Minority Report (2015)
    • Obama in Cuba
    • Obama in Argentina
    • Nixon Administration on Drug War
    • Rob Ford

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Until I Hit That Wall

On this week’s Curmudgeon’s Corner podcast, Sam and Ivan’s main topics are the tension between locked down and open computing device philosophies, the European refugee crisis, and Election 2016. In the Lightning Round we talk about social media, the Iran deal, the new Google logo, Kanye for President, Kermit and Miss Piggy, and much much more!

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Recorded 2015-09-03

Length this week – 1:42:54

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Show Details:

  • (0:00:10-0:13:13) But First
    • Where Sam has Lived
    • Agenda
    • Cracked Phone
    • Raleigh-Durham Airport
  • (0:13:56-0:28:06) Computing Philosophies
    • Apple hates Kevin Drum
    • Customization vs Supportability
    • Market for Both
  • (0:28:45-0:42:56) Refugees
    • Fleeing to Europe
    • Drowned Syrian Boy
    • What do you do?
  • (0:44:05-1:13:03) Election 2016
    • Mt. McKinley to Denali
    • Ben Carson Surge
    • This Week’s Trump Talk
    • Bush Advertising
    • Tribalism on Issues
    • Republican Loyalty Oath
    • Clinton falling apart?
    • Biden run?
    • Fun scenarios
  • (1:14:23-1:42:34) Lightning Round
    • Facebook Hits a Billion
    • Orkut
    • Iran Deal done
    • Friendster
    • Book: The Scarlatti Inheritance
    • MySpace
    • Kanye West 2020
    • Kermit and Miss Piggy
    • GeoCities
    • Google Logo
    • Kim Davis and Gay Marriage
    • Classmates
    • Compuserve
    • Market Update
    • Putin Workout
    • Interstitial Ads

Curmudgeon’s Corner: Except When You Do

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam, Ivan and Alex talk about:

  • Facebook Ads / Weather / Locks / Low End Android / Unreliable Software
  • Things we aren’t talking about / Media Realignment
  • anti-Snowden Campaign
  • Obama NSA Reforms / Trains

Recorded on 22 Jan 2014

Length this week – 1:36:13

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: The Samulstan Times

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Our Kids / This Week’s NSA Stuff
  • Bezos buys the Post / 2016 Republicans
  • Terror Alert / Moto X

Recorded on 6 Aug 2013

Length this week – 1:14:00

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: The Big However

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam talks about:

  • Facebook Home
  • Gun Control
  • North Korea

Recorded on 12 Apr 2013

Length this week – 1:07:20

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: You Can’t Save the Bug

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Cyprus
  • Sequestration Effects
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 / Google Glass
  • Android Future / Obama Trip / Pope Francis

Recorded on 25 Mar 2013

Length this week – 1:01:01

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Repel the Satan

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Training / Feedback / North Africa
  • Immigration Reform
  • Second Tier Mobile OSes
  • Names / Neighborhood Bedtimes

Recorded on 30 Jan 2013

Length this week – 1:05:15

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Navigating off the Cliff

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Busy Times / Fiscal Cliff
  • iPhone Navigation Apps / Touch to Share

Recorded on 24 Dec 2012

Length this week – 52:33

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: Even More Stupid People

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • Final Election Stuff / Israel & the Gaza Strip
  • Hewlett Packard
  • Fiscal Cliff
  • Swearing / Twinkies / Android December

Recorded on 21 Nov 2012

Length this week – 1:13:03

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Curmudgeon’s Corner: It’s a Big Barrel

In the latest Curmudgeon’s Corner Sam and Ivan talk about:

  • First Presidential Debate
  • Debate Aftermath
  • Smartphones

Recorded on 7 Oct 2012

Length this week – 1:01:53

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