Accidental Tech Podcast

76: Not Suitable for Any Purpose

July 30, 2014112 min

Follow-up on Overcast:
Debug
Downloads, accounts, conversions, server load
Pixar and Ed Catmull get involved in wage-fixing
Previously on ATP
The Incomparable
Top Gear Series 3 Episode 4
Sega Saturn
Yosemite Public Beta
IMAP
VPN woes of the past
Radar
SuperDuper
OS/2 Warp
After-show:
Marco rents crazy headphones from The Cable Company
Marco's original post
HE-6 headphones (the crazy way that planar-magnetic drivers work)
The massive EF-6 amp and its crazy audiophile volume knob (top center) — it's a stepped attenuator, since common potentiometers are considered inferior.
XLR plugs and balanced audio
Casey still loves in-ear monitors (probably while listening to vinyl), but many experts in both prefer headphones.
Casey surprises Marco and John by playing Journey
Casey drops hints on Twitter days before and John picks up on it
PlayStation Store Credit on Amazon
Journey Soundtrack on Amazon and iTunes
Monument Valley
John's blog post
Tiff plays Journey
The Incomparable on Journey
Inception


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