Episode 7

A Gift for Future Chris

October 17th, 2016

53 mins 9 secs

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About this Episode

Our take on the Google Pixel and its possible fatal flaw, pushing through a funk and maintaining motivation, a random headphone and Bluetooth speaker discussion, and the best way to cook pizza ever.

  • (00:00:27) - Our take on the Google Pixel.
  • (00:02:11) - Run down of the Pixel specs and features
  • (00:06:53) - Why Pixel represents a huge change for the Android Ecosystem
  • (00:10:00) - Why Google might be the Pixel's fatal flaw.
  • (00:18:03) - The REAL use for the new Google Daydream VR Gear.
  • (00:19:36) - Now there are only two phones on the market.
  • (00:20:11) - Best USB Audio interface for your Linux box.
  • (00:22:10) - Beard calls out Noah for once again ignoring his hardware advice.
  • (00:24:40) - The Beard shares he's recently been in a funk.
  • (00:25:00) - Beard seeks advice on maintaining motivation.
  • (00:26:22) - Noah's method for setting a tangible goal.
  • (00:27:00) - Chris' approach to building momentum by starting small.
  • (00:28:15) - Getting closer to the elephant in the room.
  • (00:31:10) - Get started by giving a gift to your future self.
  • (00:32:49) - Despite Noah's skepticism, Chris pre-ordered wireless headphones.
  • (00:35:08) - How Noah learned to appreciate good headphones.
  • (00:36:13) - Chris reveals the secret fancy feature of the headphones.
  • (00:37:05) - A random Bluetooth speaker discussion occurs.
  • (00:38:56) - Really good Bluetooth speaker for a great price.
  • (00:40:10) - Using Noise Apps and speakers to fall asleep. It Really works.
  • (00:42:34) - The Beard nearly burns the studio down, again.
  • (00:44:17) - Noah admits a recent "man failure".
  • (00:46:35) - The new member of Noah's family, that cooks pizza like a boss.
  • (00:47:38) - Beard calls out Noah, again, for once again ignoring his hardware advice.