Episode 610: Hero Light
March 22nd, 2023 | 1 hr 30 mins
DISCUSSED: Steve Buscemi is celebrated, and "The Big Lebowski" is congratulated; the guys continue their dive into the state of smart home hardware with a focus on switches.
Episode 609: A Reverse Egg
March 14th, 2023 | 1 hr 9 mins
Dan is curious about AI voice transcription, and Merlin has yet more smart home advice for a new homeowner.
Episode 608: Charles Entertainment Berry
March 1st, 2023 | 1 hr 4 mins
Merlin has some been analyzing a very misleading song about beaches, and Dan has been visiting more with ChadGPT.
Episode 607: Age of Garbage
February 21st, 2023 | 1 hr 14 mins
Dan has a new iPad keyboard, and Merlin is intrigued by ChatGPT. Also, Merlin almost tunes his guitar.
Episode 606: Goodnight, Night
February 7th, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
DISCUSSED: Dan's takes some smart baby steps into home automation, and Merlin has a lot to say about everything.
Episode 605: A Case for a Life
January 31st, 2023 | 1 hr 4 mins
DISCUSSED: Dan begins a new journey into smart home living, and Merlin is excited about common misconceptions.
Episode 604: Grandpa's Automation
January 24th, 2023 | 59 mins 17 secs
After settling some confusion about Anna Borg, the boys settle into an amble about the state of voice assistants and the future of the theoretically smart home. As ever, Merlin is pretty excited about music, but he also needs your help figuring out where in the hell he got this new software keyboard.
Episode 603: A Jaws of Life for Playgrounds
January 17th, 2023 | 1 hr 10 mins
Merlin is extremely happy with a suggestion that Dan made, and Dan has a bunch of apps he's excited about.
Episode 602: Apple Juice Flood
January 10th, 2023 | 1 hr 2 mins
Typing on an iPad, rhyming compulsively, default media, and taking a young foodie out on the town.
Episode 601: Big Broom
January 3rd, 2023 | 1 hr 12 mins
DISCUSSED: Merlin is excited about reading, and Dan sometimes puts his time in a box. Also: "Breaking Bad."
Episode 600: The Trauma of My Chumby
December 20th, 2022 | 1 hr 13 mins
DISCUSSED: Merlin recommends an exciting new beta; Dan gets a new e-reader; and Merlin has a lot to say about taking notes.
Episode 599: Self-Involved at Scale
December 6th, 2022 | 1 hr 10 mins
A classic odds n' sods episode encompassing a missing remote (and a failed system), some wallet FU, cool help with playlist management, unsubscribing in dribs and drabs, and a big-ass RV.