1. Enough — The Minimal Mac Podcast

    At what point does technology cross the line from not quite to too much? How does one find the balance that is "enough"? Enough — The Minimal Mac Podcast helps to explore these ideas and help you find that answer that is right for you.

    Your hosts are Patrick Rhone and Myke Hurley

    Episode 75 — Namaste, Steve

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss the passing of Steve Jobs, the legacy he left, the future of Apple, and what he meant in our lives. Bottome line: Life is short, show up for it.

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    Episode 74 — Selfishly Social

    In this episode, we follow up on my week long break from social networking. We talk about some of the changes this brought about for me in the way I approach things like Twitter. Myke certainly has some probing questions for me and I think we both come away with some good things to think about.

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    Episode 73 — The Future Is Coming

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss a number of topics including, the Metro UI in Microsoft Windows 8, the differences between Microsoft and Apple in the way they organize internally, the way other companies will show something that is two years from release where Apple would never dream of telegraphing their moves that far out, how IT is being besieged my the Mac and iOS, and much, much more. We also discuss the “upcoming” Kindle tablet that, well, has now come out. We record these in advance so mea culpa.

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    Episode 72 — A Week Without Social Networks

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss my recent decision to take a one week social networking break. I discuss my reasons for trying this experiment at length in a post at Minimal Mac. Suffice to say that I have come to believe that in order to really evaluate the meaning, place, and value something has in ones life is to take a step away from it for a while.

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    Episode 71 — Enough for Myke

    Myke went out and bought himself a shiny new 11 inch Macbook Air. No such purchase would really feel complete without our being able to do an Enough for Myke.

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    Episode 70 — Coffee Talk (Part Two)

    This is part two of two of our special coffee episode. Myke and I assemble a crack team of coffee nerds to once again opine on the dark art of making a quality cup. Joining us are Shawn Blanc, Chris Bowler, and Brett Kelly. In this episode we focus on tools, tips, best practices and more.

    Links this time around include:

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    Episode 69 — Coffee Talk (Part One)

    In this episode, Myke and I assemble a crack team of coffee nerds for a two part episode on the dark art of making a quality cup. Joining us are Shawn Blanc, Chris Bowler, and Brett Kelly. We discuss our coffee history, tools, tips, best practices and more. Tea even makes a couple of guest appearances. It was a whole ton of fun.

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    Episode 68 — Mark This Tweet

    In today’s episode, we discuss Twitter apps. What we are using, how we are using it, the whole shebang. We also discuss Tweet Marker, a new service for Twitter app developers to use to keep your timeline in sync. Myke is pretty jazzed about it and he tells us why.

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    Episode 67 — Evernote Vs Yojimbo- No Mas

    In this episode, Mr. Brett Kelly returns once again to talk about Evernote since it now has a slew of new features making it even more of a staunch competitor to my “everything box” of choice, Yojimbo. Despite my general aversion to Evernote, I can appreciate that it might just be the perfect tool for a lot of folks. That said, I still take issue with it’s data goes in one way but can only come out another strategy. Despite this, it was a heathy discussion and debate once again.

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    Episode 66 — This Is Not The Book You Are Looking For

    In another rambling episode, iMyke and I discuss a variety of topics including my nocturnal writing habits, how busy we both have been, how I’m organizing the current book I’m working on, the Google+ “real names only” policy, and well, even more about the book.

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    Episode 65 — Stuff I Love: Byword

    In this episode, iMyke and I discuss my recent switch from my long time go to text editor, TextEdit to newcomer Byword. Not sure this will last forever as my love for TextEdit has not changed (and has grown even more in Lion). That said, with the amount of work I’m doing in Markdown lately, Byword has become pretty much indespensible to me.

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    Episode 64 — Solitude

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss some of the research and thinking I have been doing on the subject of solitude. I firmly believe that the increasingly connected we become, the more valuable solitude will be. We also branch off into other related topics but, first, we start off discussing headphones. Yes, headphones.

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    Episode 63 — Thank You Steve

    In this special episode, Myke and I discuss the resignation of Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple and what it means for today and the future yet to come.

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    Episode 62 — Patronage

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss my offer for readers of Minimal Mac to become Patrons. Patronage has long been a way for people to participate in the creation of a work, especially the arts, in return for the value they derived from it and to ensure the artists continued ability to create. We discuss the reasons why I’m specifically using that term versus, say, “membership”. I believe these are very different and specific things. Patrons receive access to much of my unreleased work for my next book, the website, etc. Also, patrons receive access to some of the research I’m doing on a variety of projects.

    Links incude:

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    Episode 61 — London Is Burning (And So Is My Inbox)

    In this episode, Myke and I do some catching up on the London riots (So very glad he is OK). We discuss why no news is still good news except when the news matters. We also discuss some of my recent thoughts and discussion (and flat out crazy ideas) around email.

    This episode is brought to you by Paste Interactive. Tools for people who build websites. As always, Fusion Ads have our back.

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    Episode 60 — Digital Sabbaticals

    Today, Myke and I discuss digital sabbaticals and taking a break from constant connection to and by technology and the benefits of presence and focus that can bring.

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    Episode 59 — Enough for Chris

    Myke and I are once again joined by Chris Bowler to play the, now traditional, thought exercise game – Enough for… We ask our guests to theorize what they would absolutely have to have on an fresh out of the box 64GB MacBook Air to get their jobs done.

    This episode is brought to you by inVision, UX prototyping made beautiful. Thanks to Chris Bowler’s own Fusion Ads for continuing to match you up with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 58 — Rambling with Chris Bowler

    Myke and I are joined by Chris Bowler to ramble on a number of random subjects. Chris is involved in all sorts of projects so it’s an interesting discussion and a fun ride.

    This episode is brought to you by Harvest, simple online time tracking, timesheet and invoicing software. Thanks to Chris Bowler’s own Fusion Ads for continuing to match you up with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 57 — Lion Cubs

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss Mac OS X Lion. More specifically, we discuss the idea that it is not the big, highly touted, features that make it great (though those are part of it for sure). Istead, it is the tiny little touches abounding in nearly every corner that make this most recent upgrade a must.

    This episode is brought to you by Campaign Monitor. Powerful, elegant, and brandable e-mail marketing software for web designers. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for lining us up with the highest quality sponsors.

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    Episode 56 — Photopocolypse

    On this episode, spured by a reader/listener email, Myke and I discuss photo management. Basically, we have some ideas about this stuff but no solid answers. What to use, how to deal with the deluge… We have more questions than answers. That said, there are some strategies I’ve been thinking about surrounding my own situation.

    This episode is brought to you by Harvest, a web-based time tracking application. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for lining us up with the highest quality sponsors.

    Plus, we mention a couple of other camera apps for the iPhone that were are liking lately.

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    Episode 55 — Year Two

    On this episode, we reflect on the two year anniversary of Minimal Mac. For those that don’t know, the website spawned the Enough podcast. We cover some of our favorite post from the last year but I take a diversion to talk about the famine crisis in the Horn of Africa and how important a reminder it is to us all to be thankful for what we have. For everything we take, someone else must give.

    Also, sorry about the construction sounds. It’s that time of year at my place.

    This episode is sponsored by Fantastical the amazing new digital assistant from Flexibits. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 54 — State of Mind

    This episode is part two of our recent discussion withJulio Ojeda-Zapata, reporter, tech pundit and author of the book iPad Means Business. We further discuss his revelations about the nature happiness, contentment, and mindfulness.

    This episode is brought to you by Campaign Monitor.Email marketing software for web designers. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for lining us up with the highest quality sponsors.

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    Episode 53 — Connected Disconnect

    This episode Myke and I are joined yet again by my friend Julio Ojeda-Zapata, reporter, tech pundit and author of the book iPad Means Business. He wanted to share his recent experiences with dealing with his tech addiction and need to always be connected. His method, changing the way he uses and views technology from a dependency to an enhancement.

    Plus, some iPad cooking tips! Plus we talk about eReeders! Julio is a true geek so it’s always amazing to talk with him about tech.

    The show got so interesting I had to stop and save the rest for another.

    This episode is brought to you by the fine folks at HipChat. Supercharge your team! Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for lining us up with some quality sponsors.

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    Episode 52 — Viva QuickTime

    In this episode Myke and I discuss the power of QuickTime. It is yet another app that comes installed on the Mac that a lot of people don’t realize all the cool things it can do.

    This episode is brought to you by Simplenote and [Capture] (http://skyballoonstudio.com/capture). Thanks, as always, to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 51 — Money, It's A Drag.

    In this episode iMyke and I discuss my idea that money is nothing more than a construct to facilitate conversations about promises, agreements, and trust. Money, itself, does not have any real value. Not even the paper it is printed on has value unless everyone agrees it has value. The moment we stop having such agreements – stop trusting each other – the construct breaks apart.

    It’s a deep discussion to be sure.

    Links discussed in this episode:

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    Episode 50 — No News Is Good News

    In this episode, I discuss with Myke my idea that most news these days is really not. It’s “Information Theater” designed to give you just enough sensationalism, titillation and the false feeling of being informed in the cheapest ways possible. Most of it can (and should) be ignored for far more important things. Yet, one should also seek out what news should really be: Journalism with scrutiny, thoughtful opinion, and balanced analysis of what it means and how it affects us.

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    Episode 49 — Rambling Yet Again

    This is another one of our occasional “rambling” episodes where Myke and I record the chat we have before we start recording the actual shows. I find them always insightful and full of interesting tidbits.

    This episode is brought to you by Authentic Jobs, where companies and creative professionals meet to make a better web. Thanks, as always, to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 48 — Plain Text, FTW!

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss why I love to use plain text files (and even more specifically, why I like PlainText for iOS for writing). Mainly, they are tiny, fast, and future-proof. They just plain work. A perfect example of simplicity allowing the foremost in flexibility.

    This episode is brought to you by Wren, a simple OS X app that lets you Tweet without losing productivity. Thanks, as always, to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

    Discussed in the episode are:

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    Episode 47 — Enough

    In today’s episode, Myke and I discuss exactly what “Enough” really is and how one gets there. The answer is going to be different for each and every person.

    We also discuss Myke’s new project: The Hurley Bird

    This episode is brought to you by Seamless With one tap, Seamless fades your music, podcast, or audiobook out on your Mac, and in on your iPhone (or vice-versa). Thanks, as always, to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 46 — iMeditate

    In this episode, Myke and I are yet again joined by Dave Caolo of 52 Tiger and TUAW. I wanted to have Dave on to discuss our shared practice of Buddhism, Meditation, and Mindfulness and how it informs our approach to our endeavors.

    This episode is brought to you by InVision Create fully interactive wireframes & prototypes that actually look good! Thanks, as always, to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 45 — Just This

    In this episode, Myke and I are once again joined by Dave Caolo of 52 Tiger and TUAW. We discuss a very lovely video he made and posted about making tea. While that may seem simple enough, and perhaps even boring, there are many lessons to be found therein about process, practice, mindfulness, and finding serenity in waiting.

    This week’s sponsor is Pulp. Pulp is a unique and innovative newsreader for Mac and iPad that lets you turn your favorite news sites into your own personalized newspaper. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

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    Episode 44 — Twitsperiment

    In this episode, I discuss some of the experiments I have been doing to get some data on how I approach Twitter. I recently have changed up my flow there by treating it more like a micro-blog than a social platform. Basically, my goal is to find a balance that is rational and sane. Myke challenges this a bit and provides some valuable feedback that I take to heart.

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    Episode 43 — MicroSocial

    In this episode, Myke and I discuss the a new trend I see happening in a new breed of social apps. I call this trend MicroSocial. In this trend, social network technology becomes closer, highly local, among people you actually know in the real world, and is designed to enhance your communications and relationships on this level.

    Also, we now have a jingle for the show thanks to Neil Pie on Twitter. Hope you like the new show start.

    This episode is sponsored by Tweetbot, A Twitter Client With Personality. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

    Links for this episode are:

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    Episode 42 — Enough for Dave

    In this episode, Myke and I are once again joined by Dave Caolo or 52 Tiger and TUAW. Herein. we ask what is “Enough for Dave”. What would he need to get the job done if he only had 64GB to work with.

    This episode is sponsored by [Fantastical the new digital assistant from Flexibits. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

    The items discussed this time around include:

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    Episode 41 — iCloudy

    In this episode, Myke and I are joined by Dave Caolo of 52 Tiger and TUAW. We discuss the announcements made at this week’s WWDC Keynote and what they mean for the near and long term future.

    This week, we welcome our very first sponsor, HipChat. Thanks to the fine folks at Fusion Ads for connecting us with quality sponsors.

    This weeks links include:

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    Episode 40 — French Lunch

    In this latest installment, I tell Myke about my favorite thing to eat for lunch – French Lunch.

    It’s pretty easy actually. Just a good fresh crusty baguette, creamy style cheese like Brie (and occasionally also something a bit more firm and nutty like Manchego depending on my mood), and a bunch of good organic red grapes. It’s very simple, requires nothing but a knife, and no prep. Just take it out, plate it and eat it.

    That said, I find a lesson here which is that the simplicity actually helps to reveal the best of each flavor as long as you maintain the quality. This works for things beyond food.

    Discussed in this episode:

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    Episode 39 — NBAD

    Myke and I are once again joined by Stephen Hackett of Forkbombr and Macgasm fame. He has discovered a new condition with which he is afflicted (and suspects other are too). It’s called Notification Badge Anxiety Disorder. We discuss this and the steps one needs to take to overcome it (Turn those suckers off!).

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    Episode 38 — Enough for Stephen

    On this episode, we talk to Stephen Hackett of Forkbomber and “Lord Vader” over at Macgasm fame.

    Stephen just became the proud owner of an 11 inch Macbook Air so what better time to ask him about what is “enough” for him on this new machine.

    Also, we talk Barbecue. Yes, barbecue.

    Here’s the stuff:

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    Episode 37 — Empty Nest

    Myke and I discuss some of the recent changes with Twitter which I find, well, disappointing. Not the least of which is that they are rolling out a new “feature” in which they send you an email every time someone sends a reply, or retweets you, or marks a tweat as a favorite. Myke does a good job of playing Devil’s Advocate and looking at things from a different point of view.

    Discussed:

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    Episode 36 — Things I Love: SCOTTEVEST Travel Vest

    Want to know the best kept secret in light travel? Here it is. This is the ultimate travel accessory. Twenty-Two pockets that when loaded up with stuff make you look like you are barely carrying a thing. Plus, it looks great too. I often wear it as a light extra layer in the Spring and Fall.

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    Episode 35 — Off Button

    This episode was spurred by a contact of Myke’s on Twitter who posed that the best feature of his iPhone was the off button. The spirit being that sometimes it is important to disconnect.

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    Episode 34 — Nothing But Over The Air

    Myke has done something radical. He has effectively set up his iPhone such that he never has to sync it. All of his music, movies, notes… Everything syncs or streams over the air. He discusses how he does this and the apps he uses. I mostly remain soothingly jealous about the fact the UK has Spotify.

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    Episode 33 — Enough for Ben

    In this episode we are joined by Ben Brooks of The Brooks Review. Though he is modest about it, Ben is a rising internet superstar. In fact, he is giving Chairman Gruber a run for his money both output and in his cogent, opinionated, and quality commentary on all things tech related.

    I wanted to get Ben on to do my new little feature called “Enough for‚Ķ” where I ask our guests what applications would be enough for them if only given a 64GB Macbook Air as their main machine.

    The items discussed this time include:

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    Episode 32 — Keeping It Straight

    In this episode we discuss my new book, Keeping It Straight — You , Me, & Everything Else. I discuss what it is and try to explain what it is about — which is hard since it is a collection of essays and not about any single thing. That said, I do my best to cover it and really implore you to read it.

    Versions:

    Bonus:

    Use the coupon code “MAYBOOK” for 20% off Keeping It Straight at Lulu

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    Episode 31 — Enough for Brett

    We are joined by Brett Kelly again. Herein, we begin a feature I plan on doing with as many future guests as possible. In an effort to find out the applications they consider “enough”, I ask what they would do if they were in my shoes and their main machine were a 64GB MacBook Air 11 inch. How would they get by with that space? What apps would be absolutely essential to get the job done? I have to say that Brett rises to the challenge.

    Here is what is enough for Brett (and some other things mentioned):

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    Episode 30 — Evernote Versus Yojimbo with Brett

    In this episode, we are joined by Brett Kelly. Brett wrote THE book on Evernote, Evernote Essentials and is on to defend the attacks I have publicly made on Evernote and it’s lack of easy data portability.

    Who wins? Well, as Frankie says, when two tribes go to war, one is all the two can score. Discussed in this episode:

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    Episode 29 —Shawn Blanc's Minimalism

    We are joined yet again by Shawn Blanc, online writer, internet superstar, and all around super keen guy. This time, we talk about the “Shawn Today” that I received long before he did them daily for their members. The subject was essentially how does one gain a minimalist approach to technology when they don’t know the available options.

    Among the items we discuss are:

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    Episode 28 — Rambling With Shawn

    We are joined by internet superstar and all around swell guy, Shawn Blanc. This ends up being more like one of our rambling episodes than any specific topic. Heck, we were just so happy to have him on.

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    Episode 27 — Tapbot Wars!

    Another case of the conversation that happens between the conversations. We talk about Tweetbot, the almost universally lauded new Twitter client from Tapbots. I say “almost” because both my friend Ben Brooks and Marco Arment both publicly sighed a collective “Meh!”. Which seemed to start off a war of positions between they and the Tapbot crew and fans.

    In addition, we discuss some of the other upcoming podcasts we will be guesting on. Also, why one should always ask why.

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    Episode 26 — My Domains Are Sinking!

    This is another episode where we simply record the chatter that we have between recording, well, “real” episodes.

    Items discussed are:

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    Episode 25 — Julio's New Minimalism

    In this episode, we are once again joined by my friend Julio Ojeda-Zapata, reporter, tech pundit and author of iPad Means Business. Julio talks about his journey from self-confessed slob to a simpler lifestyle. It’s a great discussion and an example of how one can get there by slow iteration and reducing friction wherever possible.

    Included, I give away a couple of tricks I use to make sure I only keep clothing that I will wear and/or “self shop” instead of buying things.

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    Episode 24 — Julio Means Business

    We invite my friendJulio Ojeda-Zapata, reporter, tech pundit and author of iPad Means Business, on the show. Herein we discuss how the iPad is changing not only business but computing for regular folks as well.

    Also, I apologize in advance for my barking dog.

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    Episode 23 — Quotebook

    We welcome Matthew Bischoff on the show, one of the lead developers behind my new favorite iPhone app, Quotebook. We discuss the app, the development process, some of our desired future features, and share a few of the quotes we have inside.

    Items mentioned include:

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    Episode 22 — Terry's Minimal Mac

    Terry Lucy of Myke’s other podcast, The Bro Show, is our guest this week. Terry is not only a new MacBook Air owner, but also new to the Mac itself. We asked Terry on to discuss why he is keeping his Mac minimal and his observations from a switcher’s perspective.

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    Episode 21 — Paper Geek Out with Randy

    My good friend Randy Murray happened to be visiting me for a work related trip and I roped him into guesting on this episode. Everyone should know by now that I’m a paper and pen nerd. Turns out, my good friend Randy Murray is too. Myke even joins in to discuss his love of Moleskine notebooks.

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    Episode 20 — Where We Work

    In response to a listener request, we discuss our working environments. Our desks, the space they are in, etc. Why it works (or doesn’t) for us. What would constitute our ideal setup. Our main Macs (and our iPads) and how we use them. This, of course, leads to continued discussion on how things are going with the 11 inch MacBook Air.

    Some of the items discussed:

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    Episode 19 — Trusted

    In this installment, we discuss how Apple’s App Store model actually gives them a competitive advantage to which not much press has been given. It creates a trusted computing environment. One in which the safety, security, and even interaction with the device and the applications on it are virtually guaranteed problem free. While this is great for consumers, it is even better for business and enterprise. And when you position iOS from the perspective of a trusted computing environment — an argument Android (due to it’s “open” nature) can’t make — well, let’s just say Apple is doing very well with iOS in the business world. So if you think they are not going to bring the same thing to the desktop with the Mac App Store you have another thing coming.

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    Episode 18 — Baked In

    We discuss the difference between native and non-native and why some companies claiming that their apps are “native” to the Mac OS are, in fact, not.

    Links to items discussed are:

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    Episode 17 — Rambling

    Myke and I generally record in batches, every other Tuesday, three or four shows at a time. But, often times, we spend a good 20 to 30 minutes catching up with each other and discuss a ton of other topics that never make it to the show. Well, I thought it might be interesting so this time we recorded it.

    The variety of links below I think are pretty indicative of how these catch-ups usually go:

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    Episode 16 — Stuff I Love: Reeder

    It’s my main RSS feed reader on my Mac, iPad, and iPhone. Has a ton of features but each implemented in such a way as to improve the experience, not detract from it.

    Links to items discussed:

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    Episode 15 — Beyond The Homescreen

    In episode three, we discussed iOS minimalism and how our home screens were set up. In this episode, we dive into what’s on our other screens and some of the apps there we find useful. Plus, an update on Myke’s commitment to practice some iOS minimalism of his own.

    The apps mentioned are:

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    Episode 14 ‚Äî Don’t worry. Do.

    Bi-Polar disorder is not all parties and porn stars. It's a very serious and mysterious illness for which there is no real cure. There are, however, many ways to cope with it. Here's mine.

    Links to items mentioned (and a few that weren’t but should have been):

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    Episode 13 — Cyborgs and Second Selves

    In this episode, I follow up on a recent post on Minimal Mac about my increasing comfort with erasing because the technology is becoming smart enough to never forget. This is just the starting point as the conversation takes several interesting directions and becomes our longest episode to date.

    Among the items discussed in this episode are:

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    Episode 12 —Stuff I love: Instapaper

    The internet is a big place full of more information than our puny brains can handle. Having the right tool can help you stay on top of the stuff that matters. This is such a tool.

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    Episode 11 — Final Choices, Sensible Defaults

    In this episode, we discuss two ideas that can really help one lead a more mindful and simple life. Each choice we free ourselves from is more time and energy we have for other things that matter.

    Here are the two posts that started it all:

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    Episode 10 — OmniFocused

    In this episode, we talk about my recent switch from using a pen and paper based task system to OmniFocus. We discuss the reasons why I switched, how it’s working out, and why I’m not one of the people that suffer “switching cost”. We also discuss that OmniFocus may not be the right tool for those without complex needs.

    Some of the items discussed in this show are:

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    Episode 9 — The Answering Machine Problem

    I’m near my breaking point with my ability to keep up with incoming communications. Here are some of the tools and ideas I’m employing to maintain the last bit of sanity I have. It starts, with expectations.

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    Episode 8 — Kuru Toga

    A mechanical pencil with an innovative clutch system that twists the led slightly as you write thus always ensuring an evenly sharp tip. In my opinion, one of the greatest inventions ever. It is also a lesson that even something a seemingly simple as a pencil still holds the potential for innovation and improvement. A lesson to never stop asking the question, “How can I make this better?”

    Discussed in this episode are:

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    Episode 7 — Backup, Backup, Backup!

    There are only two types of computer users in the world, those that back up and those that eventually will wish they had. We discuss our current strategies, other great solutions that are out there, best practices, and in general, seek to frighten you into action.

    Solutions discussed include:

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    Episode 6 — Traveling Light

    Light packing and travel has long been an obsession of mine. I think I finally hit the “sweet spot” so we talk about that. US vs. European travel concerns. Also, avoiding the dreaded light packing killers — The What Ifs.

    Products mentioned or alluded to include:

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    Episode 5 — How The Podcast (Sausage) is Made

    My good friend Chris Bowler asked me to discuss how we are producing Enough. We do so in a way we very much believe in. Using many of the tools that are available to anyone with a modern Mac.

    A couple of the non-standard equipment mentioned in the episode are:

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    Episode 4 — Living with 11 Inches

    A few folks (Myke being one of them) wanted to know about how life is shaping up with my 11 inch MacBook Air. How is the small screen size? What's it like with only 64GB? How do I decide between it and the iPad? Listen and find out.

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    Episode 3 — iOS Minimalism

    One of our readers (ismh on Tumblr) asked us to talk about minimalism as it applies to the iOS. So, we "get real" about the apps we have, the ones we actually use, and some strategies to help figure out what belongs.

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    Episode 2 — Beware of information silos

    Ask this question of any application you think about using: Is getting your data out as seamless as putting it in? If the answer is "No" perhaps you should consider another.

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    Episode 1 — Minimal Mac Misconceptions

    Trashing the misconceptions that people have about Minimal Mac (and more specifically, me). I’m just a guy, not a guru.

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