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Back to Work is an award winning talk show with Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools, and more. Hosted by Merlin Mann & Dan Benjamin.
25 Aug 2020 • 1 hour 25 mins
DISCUSSED: Merlin has a lot of infrastructure going on; your hosts share strong feelings on time zone discrimination and its attendant big-timing; Dan has more cool videos coming to his channel; some boring nerd talk on voice recording options; Dan needs your suggestions for more movies like the Missions Impossible; in Follow-Up, there's some good news and some bad news related to both COVID and San Francisco; hurricanes are coming!; Merlin figures out why Safari on his Mac got so slow; thoughts on DNS Server choices; Merlin endorses a podcast episode that involves some very Back To Work ideas; everything is copy; and, finally, some concerns about nicknames plus several important questions about the consensuality of Jake Robert's titular snake. Links for this episode:Dan Benjamin - YouTubeComedian Tig Notaro advice on dealing with crazy neighborsThe standup comedian helps our listener stand down and have some laughs. Nora Ephron in Jacob Bernstein's 'Everything Is Copy': Prophet of Privacy - The AtlanticBad things keep piling on — when is enough enough in the Bay Area? - SFChronicle.com‘AeroNabs’ Promise Powerful, Inhalable Protection Against COVID-19 | UC San FranciscoHow to Get the Best Guest Audio for Podcasting - YouTubeAmazonSmile: ARRIS SURFboard SBG7400AC2 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem & AC2350 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Router, Approved for Cox, Spectrum, Xfinity & others (black): Computers & AccessoriesAmazon.com: Cloud Microphones CL-1 Cloudlifter 1-Channel Mic Activator - Feedback Reducer Bundle with 10-FT Balanced XLR Cable, and 5-Pack of Reusable Cable Ties: ElectronicsAmazon.com: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 (3rd Gen) USB Audio Interface with Pro Tools | First: Musical InstrumentsAmazon.com: Universal Audio Arrow Thunderbolt 3 Audio Interface,Gray: Musical InstrumentsMerlin Mann on Twitter: "Unrelated but related, here's my own (admittedly less interesting) March list of weird movies for weirdos in lockdown. https://t.co/yNfNmtWvKu" / Twitter22.214.171.124 — the Internet’s Fastest, Privacy-First DNS ResolverDynamic Host Configuration Protocol - WikipediaHurricane Laura updates: Storm is intensifying with Texas, Louisiana in crosshairs - The Washington PostI'm Still Here - Elaine Stritch - YouTube203: Recordings for Someone - This American LifeTropical Cyclone Naming History and Retired Names126.96.36.199 — The free app that makes your Internet faster.Cloud Delivered Enterprise Security by OpenDNSMore Than Half Of San Francisco Storefronts Closed Due To Pandemic – CBS San FranciscoNumber of Homes for Sale in SF Surpasses Recession-Era MarksElection Day Asteroid: Is an Asteroid Really Hitting Earth Nov 2? Brought to you by: Feals (Become a member today by going to Feals.com/backtowork and you'll get 50% off your first order with free shipping).eero (Go to eero.com/backtowork and enter code BACKTOWORK at checkout to get FREE overnight shipping with your order).