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The Impromptu

By Hologram Radio

The Impromptu is a weekly technology podcast, hosted by Michael Norton and Alex Knight. It’s a multi-faceted show discussing how technology, design, and economics converge on topics that matter most to us. We examine the creative process and how the decisions we make, shape our perceptions and lives.

  1. 1.
    It's Really Not for You12/10/2019
    58:26
  2. 2.
    Wurtzite Crystal Structure12/03/2019
    44:49
  3. 3.
    Tesla Cybertruck11/26/2019
    41:47
  4. 4.
    The MacBook Pro We Needed11/19/2019
    57:51
  5. 5.
    Banning Political Ads on Social Media11/05/2019
    53:13
  6. 6.
    Putting The "Pro" into AirPods10/29/2019
    50:23
  7. 7.
    Pixel 4 Impressions10/22/2019
    1:09:19
  8. 8.
    2019 Microsoft Surface Hardware10/08/2019
    51:59
  1. 9.
    Perpetual Complainers: iOS Edition10/01/2019
    44:55
  2. 10.
    iPhone 11 Camera System Examined09/24/2019
    51:35
  3. 11.
    More iPhone 11/Pro Follow Up09/17/2019
    1:05:25
  4. 12.
    Happy 200th! With Special Guests Jason DeFillippo and Harry Marks09/11/2019
    1:29:13
  5. 13.
    Creating ISP Competition in Canada08/27/2019
    41:00
  6. 14.
    Disney+ And tvOS ❤️08/20/2019
    48:47
  7. 15.
    WordPress Acquires Tumblr08/13/2019
    53:04
  8. 16.
    Detecting Asteroids07/30/2019
    38:02
  9. 17.
    The Journey Is Far from Over07/23/2019
    59:09
  10. 18.
    The Five Billion Dollar Slap07/16/2019
    37:10
  11. 19.
    Zoomed In On Security07/09/2019
    42:25
  12. 20.
    Cleaning Up The MacBook Pro Line-Up06/25/2019
    29:16
  13. 21.
    iOS 13 Beta 2 And PlayStation 5 Rumours06/18/2019
    54:38
  14. 22.
    WWDC 2019 Follow-Up: Is The Mac Pro Worth It?06/11/2019
    1:00:51
  15. 23.
    WWDC 2019 Highlights06/04/2019
    1:07:27
  16. 24.
    Huawei US Ban05/21/2019
    40:22
  17. 25.
    Who Remembers NeXTSTEP?05/07/2019
    38:36
  18. 26.
    Are We Ready for Foldable Smartphones?04/30/2019
    42:27
  19. 27.
    You're Folding It Wrong04/22/2019
    59:08
  20. 28.
    Will Disney+ Succeed?04/15/2019
    37:32
  21. 29.
    Canada Wants to Regulate Facebook04/09/2019
    35:11
  22. 30.
    AirFail04/01/2019
    38:09
  23. 31.
    All in on Apple Services03/26/2019
    1:15:38
  24. 32.
    Add A Little Good Will03/18/2019
    45:45
  25. 33.
    Deep into The Fabric of The Internet03/11/2019
    56:44
  26. 34.
    Facebook’s Global Lobbying03/04/2019
    51:46
  27. 35.
    Fold Your Phone02/25/2019
    1:00:23
  28. 36.
    Banning Huawei in Canada02/18/2019
    42:54
  29. 37.
    Fixing The Apple Store Problem02/11/2019
    54:30
  30. 38.
    Apple Slaps Facebook02/04/2019
    41:20
  31. 39.
    A Microtransaction Future01/28/2019
    52:23
  32. 40.
    Goodbye, Windows Phone01/21/2019
    59:42
  33. 41.
    CES 201901/14/2019
    56:17
  34. 42.
    The Economics of The Smartphone Market01/07/2019
    1:06:47
  35. 43.
    2019 Tech Predictions12/31/2018
    1:06:24
  36. 44.
    2018 Year in Review, with Guest Jason DeFillippo12/17/2018
    1:22:38
  37. 45.
    Can We Trust Any Tech Products Made in China?12/10/2018
    1:04:40
  38. 46.
    The Horrible Cycle of Human Misery12/03/2018
    56:32
  39. 47.
    Black Friday: There’s No Happiness Here11/26/2018
    1:02:22
  40. 48.
    The Facebook Exposé11/19/2018
    39:15
  41. 49.
    iPad Hardware Is Only Half The Picture11/12/2018
    1:08:38
  42. 50.
    Special: New MacBook, Mac Mini, and iPads 2018, with Guest Harry Marks11/05/2018
    1:31:02
  43. 51.
    Bloomberg Messed Up Bad10/29/2018
    43:08
  44. 52.
    Cannabis Is Now Legal In Canada10/22/2018
    1:14:04
  45. 53.
    The Watchful Eye of Facebook10/15/2018
    1:02:18
  46. 54.
    So Microsoft Makes Good Hardware Now?10/08/2018
    1:08:04
  47. 55.
    Online Privacy: Paving The Way Forward10/01/2018
    48:09
  48. 56.
    Apple’s Knowledge Navigator09/24/2018
    1:08:11
  49. 57.
    Ruinously Expensive09/17/2018
    53:37
  50. 58.
    Special: Apple iPhone 2018 Event Analysis09/13/2018
    1:10:48
  51. 59.
    Twitter Capitulates And Bans Alex Jones09/10/2018
    41:16
  52. 60.
    Everyone Has Blowholes09/03/2018
    51:06
  53. 61.
    I’ll Tap You When I’m Ready08/27/2018
    58:20
  54. 62.
    What’s Inside A Graphics Processing Unit?08/20/2018
    56:16
  55. 63.
    Turn Off The Lights, Twitter08/13/2018
    42:24
  56. 64.
    Your Photos Are Dust in The Wind08/06/2018
    50:32
  57. 65.
    The Ever Changing Landscape of Social Media07/30/2018
    1:02:13
  58. 66.
    MacBook Pro: Hotplate Edition07/24/2018
    53:13
  59. 67.
    Silicone Slip, with Chris Clarke07/17/2018
    1:04:08
  60. 68.
    Microsoft Surface Go07/10/2018
    28:51
  61. 69.
    Apple Maps Sucks A Whole Lot Less Edition07/03/2018
    37:51
  62. 70.
    High-O-Ween06/26/2018
    32:07
  63. 71.
    Bike Sharing06/19/2018
    1:00:23
  64. 72.
    A Husk of Metal06/12/2018
    45:34
  65. 73.
    WWDC 2018 Surprises Us All06/05/2018
    1:43:25
  66. 74.
    Pre-WWDC 2018 with GDPR on The Side05/29/2018
    51:35
  67. 75.
    Oculus Go VR05/15/2018
    34:22
  68. 76.
    The Dark Bargain05/08/2018
    32:45
  69. 77.
    Apple Delays Cross-Platform “Marzipan” UI?05/01/2018
    32:30
  70. 78.
    Dark Patterns04/24/2018
    41:33
  71. 79.
    A Mountain of Salt04/18/2018
    45:57
  72. 80.
    Apple Course Corrects on The Mac Pro?04/10/2018
    38:46
  73. 81.
    A Crayon for Your iPad04/03/2018
    44:56
  74. 82.
    Cambridge Analytica: So What Now?03/27/2018
    39:21
  75. 83.
    Apple’s Focus on Education03/20/2018
    49:13
  76. 84.
    Do Government Run Postal Services Suck?03/13/2018
    38:17
  77. 85.
    Everything Is 4K?03/06/2018
    46:44
  78. 86.
    Apple’s Favourite Marzipan02/27/2018
    42:48
  79. 87.
    Deconstructing Smart Speakers02/20/2018
    38:12
  80. 88.
    The Butterfly Keyboard Effect02/13/2018
    50:52
  81. 89.
    YouTube Tackles Conspiracies02/06/2018
    29:57
  82. 90.
    Springtime for iOS 1101/30/2018
    39:17
  83. 91.
    Everything Is Cardboard01/23/2018
    41:46
  84. 92.
    CES 201801/16/2018
    57:21
  85. 93.
    Meltdown And Spectre01/09/2018
    27:06
  86. 94.
    Goodbye 2017, Hello 201801/02/2018
    56:36
  87. 95.
    Deciphering Death Stranding12/12/2017
    46:20
  88. 96.
    Saving DC Comics Movies12/05/2017
    54:43
  89. 97.
    An Apple Watch Or iPhone Left Behind11/28/2017
    56:06
  90. 98.
    No Verification For You!11/21/2017
    50:21
  91. 99.
    King Notch iPhone11/14/2017
    55:41
  92. 100.
    iPhone X Apple Store Launch Day Blunder11/07/2017
    48:36
  93. 101.
    iPhone X Preorder Extravaganza10/31/2017
    53:14
  94. 102.
    Nintendo Switch 4.0 Update10/24/2017
    38:24
  95. 103.
    #BoycottTwitter10/17/2017
    48:51
  96. 104.
    Google’s Big Day: The Pixel 2 Family10/10/2017
    1:09:30
  97. 105.
    A 4K TV Mess10/05/2017
    50:06
  98. 106.
    A Springboard Rewrite09/26/2017
    1:18:22
  99. 107.
    Apple Keynote 2017 Analysis09/21/2017
    1:35:46
  100. 108.
    Equifax Breach09/12/2017
    30:20
  101. 109.
    iPhone: Your Wallet’s Gonna Hurt Edition09/05/2017
    31:09
  102. 110.
    Your iPhone Is Watching You… All The Time08/29/2017
    44:03
  103. 111.
    You’re Outnumbered08/22/2017
    37:46
  104. 112.
    Disney Bets on Streaming08/15/2017
    44:38
  105. 113.
    HomePod Firmware Boffins08/08/2017
    41:44
  106. 114.
    Creating A New Reality08/01/2017
    40:05
  107. 115.
    Throwing iPhones from A Blimp07/25/2017
    39:15
  108. 116.
    A Superhero for Everyone07/18/2017
    48:15
  109. 117.
    An iPhone for Peasants?07/12/2017
    35:11
  110. 118.
    Discovering Star Trek Discovery07/04/2017
    46:04
  111. 119.
    All Liquid Metal iPhone, All The Time06/27/2017
    45:20
  112. 120.
    Xbox: Now with 100% More X!06/20/2017
    53:06
  113. 121.
    WWDC 2017 Analysis (Part 2)06/13/2017
    1:02:44
  114. 122.
    WWDC 2017 Analysis (Part 1)06/10/2017
    45:38
  115. 123.
    Nintendo’s Chimera Chat Solution06/07/2017
    36:48
  116. 124.
    The Machine Learning Is Coming from Inside The Phone!05/30/2017
    35:19
  117. 125.
    Google I/O 201705/23/2017
    41:53
  118. 126.
    Microsoft Is Gunning for Apple05/16/2017
    42:43
  119. 127.
    The 2017 Consumer Virtual Reality Expo05/10/2017
    47:38
  120. 128.
    Wireless Qi (Pronounced Chee)05/02/2017
    53:29
  121. 129.
    iOS 11 Might Be An Oprah Moment04/25/2017
    45:22
  122. 130.
    Where’s My Touch ID?04/18/2017
    49:58
  123. 131.
    iOS Big Ball of Hate04/11/2017
    1:26:06
  124. 132.
    Nipping at The Heels of Apple04/04/2017
    1:03:20
  125. 133.
    Big Boy Trump – with Guest Sadie Vadnais03/29/2017
    50:23
  126. 134.
    Iron Fist Controversy03/21/2017
    1:17:34
  127. 135.
    The Six Billionth iPhone Rumour03/14/2017
    1:02:09
  128. 136.
    Fun Is Back at Nintendo03/07/2017
    1:01:41
  129. 137.
    A Tidal Wave of Programming – with Guest Jensen Shields02/21/2017
    58:25
  130. 138.
    Android Wear 2.0 And WebVR02/14/2017
    1:21:24
  131. 139.
    The Dark Tell-Tale Heart – with Guest Cole Bennett02/07/2017
    48:01
  132. 140.
    Apple Joins AI Research Committee01/31/2017
    39:37
  133. 141.
    The 45th…01/24/2017
    47:49
  134. 142.
    The Switch To Make You Switch01/17/2017
    54:57
  135. 143.
    Augmented Reality And Policy01/10/2017
    1:03:54
  136. 144.
    The Year That Was A Serial Killer01/03/2017
    1:04:52
  137. 145.
    Super Mario Growing Pains12/20/2016
    1:05:52
  138. 146.
    Super Weapon Recycling Program12/14/2016
    54:59
  139. 147.
    Skeleton Soldiers on Fire12/06/2016
    48:41
  140. 148.
    The Blackest of Fridays12/01/2016
    59:41
  141. 149.
    Nostalgia Explosion11/22/2016
    35:47
  142. 150.
    Apple Glasses?11/15/2016
    50:03
  143. 151.
    Exploding Washing Machines11/08/2016
    47:57
  144. 152.
    There’s No Escape from This11/01/2016
    54:57
  145. 153.
    And We All Switched10/25/2016
    57:45
  146. 154.
    Let It Go10/18/2016
    50:11
  147. 155.
    The Man Who Blew Up The World10/11/2016
    1:17:08
  148. 156.
    Samsung Explodes Again10/04/2016
    38:57
  149. 157.
    Apple Is Not Building A Race Car09/27/2016
    49:28
  150. 158.
    Precursor to iPhone 709/08/2016
    1:04:53
  151. 159.
    No Man’s Refund08/30/2016
    54:31
  152. 160.
    Apple Car: Tap to Subscribe08/23/2016
    45:20
  153. 161.
    The Twitter Catalyst08/22/2016
    1:00:54
  154. 162.
    The Nintendo NX… No wait, Game Boy08/13/2016
    1:15:47
  155. 163.
    The Duplo of Consoles08/07/2016
    48:32
  156. 164.
    Pokéwhat?07/31/2016
    32:04
  157. 165.
    Slow News Week – WWDC 2016 and E306/19/2016
    1:22:32
  158. 166.
    PS4 – Red Pill Edition06/11/2016
    39:57
  159. 167.
    Smart Watches – It’s Okay to Be Square05/28/2016
    46:34
  160. 168.
    Google I/O 2016 – Should Apple Be Worried?05/22/2016
    43:43
  161. 169.
    Ride with Apple05/14/2016
    1:00:17
  162. 170.
    GPUs! GPUs! GPUs!05/07/2016
    46:19
  163. 171.
    Marvel’s Grand Plan05/01/2016
    59:02
  164. 172.
    iOS 10: Give Me Everything Edition04/23/2016
    47:37
  165. 173.
    Whitewashing Ghost in the Shell04/16/2016
    31:41
  166. 174.
    Harnessing Dark Matter04/09/2016
    48:18
  167. 175.
    Miitomo04/02/2016
    49:57
  168. 176.
    Sad Batfleck03/26/2016
    44:42
  169. 177.
    Iterative Console Design03/20/2016
    58:09
  170. 178.
    Who Ya Gonna Call?03/12/2016
    57:22
  171. 179.
    A Floundering Nintendo03/05/2016
    56:56
  172. 180.
    Knocking It Out Of The Park – with Matthew Dean02/28/2016
    1:58:54
  173. 181.
    You Can Pry Encryption from Our Cold Dead iPhones02/20/2016
    1:46:15
  174. 182.
    Honey You Bricked My Smartphone02/13/2016
    1:09:41
  175. 183.
    The Twitter Police – with Jordan Cooper02/07/2016
    2:27:51
  176. 184.
    iOS Has A Lovely Orange Hue01/24/2016
    1:39:34
  177. 185.
    Rednecks Take Oregon01/16/2016
    1:21:20
  178. 186.
    Rage Against The Job Stealing Machines01/09/2016
    1:02:30
  179. 187.
    Too Trek, Too Furious12/27/2015
    1:04:18
  180. 188.
    People Are Still Talking About A Battery Case12/20/2015
    1:12:47
  181. 189.
    Everyone Likes to Complain12/13/2015
    58:56
  182. 190.
    Adele Takes Over The World?12/06/2015
    45:59
  183. 191.
    The Future of TV11/29/2015
    57:15
  184. 192.
    A Package for Mr. And Mrs. Linkle11/21/2015
    37:44
  185. 193.
    If Nintendo Bombs, They’re Done11/11/2015
    54:45
  186. 194.
    There Was A Crazed Cackling10/28/2015
    57:44
  187. 195.
    Avocados at Law05/13/2015
    1:00:16
  188. 196.
    What Is Fluoroelastomer?04/18/2015
    1:13:17
  189. 197.
    Anyone Up for A Game of Poker?04/14/2015
    1:23:29
  190. 198.
    He Wants to Hang Off A Plane03/28/2015
    1:20:01
  191. 199.
    He Just Wants His Cheese03/23/2015
    1:34:41
  192. 200.
    We Might Lose People to This03/09/2015
    1:24:45

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