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January 2013

[Ep 292] We Sure Prattle On [1:08:37]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jan-15 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jan-18 18:44 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Feedback / Email Signatures / Mandatory Training
* Debt Limit Options
* SuperHD Televisions
* Death Star Petition



[Ep 293] Dude, I'm Going to Jail [1:05:53]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jan-22 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jan-25 21:22 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Update Cycles / Algeria & Mali
* Debt Ceiling Cave
* Obama's 2nd Inauguration
* Aaron Swartz



[Ep 294] Repel the Satan [1:05:15]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-Jan-30 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Feb-01 17:28 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Training / Feedback / North Africa
* Immigration Reform
* Second Tier Mobile OSes
* Names / Neighborhood Bedtimes

February 2013

[Ep 295] Hodgepodge [1:00:36]
Recorded: Thu, 2013-Feb-07 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Feb-08 16:23 UTC

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Sam talks about:
* Uncaffeinated Year
* Google Reader Roulette / Defense Sequester
* Post Office Saturday Deliveries
* Obama Drone Procedures



[Ep 296] Just Dragging [1:02:18]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Feb-11 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Feb-15 21:14 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Sick / Facebook / Snapchat
* NYT Tesla Story / Electric Cars
* Apple Rumors / Google Glass



[Ep 297] I Would Choose to Know [1:08:14]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Feb-18 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Feb-22 21:18 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Tesla Followup
* Resigning Pope
* Hacking AppleTV
* Russian Meteorite



[Ep 298] People are Going to Leave [48:34]
Recorded: Thu, 2013-Feb-28 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Mar-01 19:50 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Work from Home / Yahoo
* Pipl / Sequester

March 2013

[Ep 299] Mostly Private Traffic [1:05:21]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Mar-04 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Mar-08 22:14 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Sequester Again
* Apple Stuff Again / Stock Market
* Groupon CEO / Windfalls
* Iraq Anniversary / Iran / North Korea



[Ep 300] Too Much Negative Baggage [1:05:49]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Mar-11 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Mar-15 17:54 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Daylight Saving Time / Venezuela
* Drone Policy
* Rand Paul 2016
* Nuclear Proliferation / Stock Markets



[Ep 301] Bye Bye Reader [27:40]
Recorded: Fri, 2013-Mar-22 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Mar-22 13:05 UTC

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Sam talks about:
* Google Reader



[Ep 302] You Can't Save the Bug [1:01:01]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Mar-25 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Mar-29 20:48 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Cyprus
* Sequestration Effects
* Samsung Galaxy S4 / Google Glass
* Android Future / Obama Trip / Pope Francis

April 2013

[Ep 303] Six Chickens [1:20:11]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Apr-01 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Apr-05 21:59 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* April Fools / Viral Stuff
* Chickens / North Korea
* Gay Marriage at SCOTUS
* Holiday Greetings / Google Cool



[Ep 304] The Big However [1:07:20]
Recorded: Fri, 2013-Apr-12 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Apr-12 16:01 UTC

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Sam talks about:
* Facebook Home
* Gun Control
* North Korea



[Ep 305] Before Boston So Who Cares? [1:06:41]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Apr-15 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Apr-19 22:43 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about
* Taxes / Bitcoin
* More Bitcoin
* North Korea
* PC Sales
* More PC Stuff



[Ep 306] Boston, Boston, Boston [1:02:34]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Apr-23 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Apr-26 18:24 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Boston (International / Response)
* Boston (Reddit / Police Scanner / Media)
* Boston (Miranda / Enemy Combatant / Motives)



[Ep 307] Middle Priced [1:03:55]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Apr-29 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-May-03 15:47 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Reading Habits / Boston Update
* Jury Duty / Sequester
* Bangladesh / Ricin / WHCD / Bush Library

May 2013

[Ep 308] Just Throw It In [1:07:24]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-May-08 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-May-10 18:23 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Hodgepodge
* Feedback!
* Naked CMU Pope Chick
* Kids and Guns



[Ep 309] Scandalicious [1:17:20]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-May-15 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-May-17 18:24 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Exponential Notation / Nest Thermostats
* AP Scandal
* IRS Scandal
* Bengazi Scandal



[Ep 310] Smokes and Ladders [1:01:22]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-May-21 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-May-24 19:08 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Ladders / Google / Tumblr
* Apple Taxes
* Jury Duty / Proportionality / Planes



[Ep 311] Stick a knife in it! [1:03:22]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-May-29 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-May-31 22:53 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Video Formats / Obama Speech
* More Obama Speech / Terror Definition
* Mayor Ford of Toronto / Syria
* IDC Tablet Report

June 2013

[Ep 312] That Kind of Smell [1:11:26]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Jun-03 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jun-07 18:08 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Travel Planning
* Phone Safety
* Bachmann Retirement
* Photo Journalists / Channel Drift



[Ep 313] Party Like It's 2007 [1:49:36]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jun-11 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jun-14 19:47 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* NSA Scandal
* Snowden / More NSA Scandal
* WWDC 2013
* Retro Show



[Ep 314] Out of Control in Some Way [1:25:12]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jun-18 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jun-21 09:01 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Photo Management
* Distracted Driving (Again)
* NSA Scandal (Again)
* Google Buys Waze / Syria



[Ep 315] Won't Take Six Years [1:13:03]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Jun-24 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jun-28 20:53 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* NSA Feedback
* Snowden Chase
* Brazil/Turkey Protests

July 2013

[Ep 316] Smarter and Wiser [1:20:06]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jul-02 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jul-05 19:39 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Snowden / EU Spying
* SCOTUS Decisions
* Egypt



[Ep 317] No, No, No, It's Not Working! [1:06:08]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jul-09 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jul-12 20:02 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Adoption / Groundings
* Coffee / Snowden
* Egypt / SFO Crash / Lac Megantic



[Ep 318] The Dumber You Are, The More I Want to Eat You [1:06:30]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jul-16 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jul-19 18:22 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Robin Thicke Video
* Final 2012 Wrapup / 2016 Preview / Watermelons / Eating Animals
* Martin / Zimmerman
* Snowden Update



[Ep 319] Anything Anyone Wants It To Be [1:03:38]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Jul-23 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Jul-26 07:57 UTC

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Sam and Bruce talk about:
* 3 Degrees of NSA
* Filibuster Non-Reform
* Genealogy is Fun



[Ep 320] No, Not Really, No [1:02:44]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-Jul-31 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Aug-02 14:00 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Bradley Manning
* NSA Debate
* UK Censorship

August 2013

[Ep 321] The Samulstan Times [1:14:00]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Aug-06 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Aug-09 15:34 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Our Kids / This Week's NSA Stuff
* Bezos buys the Post / 2016 Republicans
* Terror Alert / Moto X



[Ep 322] Kids, They Want to have Fun [1:32:33]
Recorded: Fri, 2013-Aug-16 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Aug-16 18:00 UTC

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Sam and Amy talk about:
* NSA Correction / Little Kids and Tech
* Bigger Kids and Tech
* Evolution of Language
* Anti-Gay Russian Olympic Rules / Rave Culture



[Ep 323] Live from New York! [1:33:42]
Recorded: Thu, 2013-Aug-22 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Aug-23 15:29 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Car Stories
* Egypt
* Manning
* NSA



[Ep 324] But Talk Quietly! [1:16:41]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Aug-27 UTC
Published: Thu, 2013-Aug-29 05:52 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* AT&T Reliability
* Ballmer / Microsoft
* NSA
* Syria

September 2013

[Ep 325] Tolerate the Volume [1:09:19]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Sep-03 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Sep-06 19:21 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Bumbershoot / Hard Drives / NSA Spying on Governments
* NSA Snowden Files Spreading / Cyberwarfare
* Going to Congress on Syria



[Ep 326] Your Kid's Foot [1:30:30]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-Sep-11 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Sep-13 23:40 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Kid Things / Backups / Computer Issues
* NSA This Week
* Apple's new iPhones
* Developments on Syria



[Ep 327] Ivan Cooks! [1:38:14]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-Sep-18 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Sep-20 07:30 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Long Podcasts / Megapixels / Calorie Counts
* NSA This Week / Syria This Week
* Naval Yard Shooting / Latin American Cyber Defense / Government Shutdown / Twitter IPO / Amriki / iPhones



[Ep 328] The Shuterdown [1:29:07]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Sep-24 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Sep-27 08:00 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Twitter and Facebook / Hodgepodge
* Cameraphone Redux / iPhone Redux / iOS 7
* Microsoft and Nokia / Blackberry
* Iran Overtures / Government Shutdown



[Ep 329] Fingerprints of the Shutdown [1:15:42]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Sep-30 UTC
Published: Tue, 2013-Oct-01 09:10 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Timeliness / NSA Stuff
* Govt Shutdown / Obamacare
* Fingerprint Security
* Talking to Iran / Syria

October 2013

[Ep 330] Stronger Duct Tape [1:22:52]
Recorded: Mon, 2013-Oct-07 UTC
Published: Wed, 2013-Oct-09 05:19 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Banking Woes
* NSA Feedback
* Govt Shutdown and Debt Limit Standoffs
* Twitter IPO / Samsung Watch
* DC Car Shooting Incident



[Ep 331] You Got Played [1:33:00]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Oct-15 UTC
Published: Wed, 2013-Oct-16 07:57 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Work-Life Balance / iPhone 5s / iPhone 5c / Phablets
* Innovative Dicks and Assholes
* Shutdown / Debt Limit



[Ep 332] Foofarah [1:00:54]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Oct-22 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Oct-25 17:17 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Shutdown Over and Debt Limit Resolution
* Shutdown Aftermath / Political Science Stuff
* Obamacare Launch Fail



[Ep 333] The usual stuff, you know [1:39:28]
Recorded: Wed, 2013-Oct-30 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Nov-01 22:30 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Feedback Stuff
* Spying Stuff
* Obamacare Stuff
* Apple Stuff

November 2013

[Ep 334] The Kids are Alright [1:09:36]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Nov-05 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Nov-08 16:32 UTC

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Sam, Ivan and Alex talk about:
* Daylight Saving Time
* Devices on Planes / Climate Change
* Alex Train Interlude
* Climate Change Continued
* Kids and Tech



[Ep 335] Chomping at the Bit [1:31:54]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Nov-12 UTC
Published: Thu, 2013-Nov-14 08:03 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Local Elections / Alex PreK
* Iran Negotiations
* Arafat Poisoning
* 2016 preview



[Ep 336] The Continuing Debacle [1:07:39]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Nov-19 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Nov-22 21:15 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Hodgepodge
* Obamacare
* JP Morgan Twitterfail
* Bitcoin



[Ep 337] Seven Minutes of Nothing [57:26]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Nov-26 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Nov-29 21:51 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Doctor Who Anniversary / New Schools
* Filibuster Nuked
* Iran Developments / Healthcare Surcharges
* Typhoon Haiyan

December 2013

[Ep 338] Just Sprayed All Over the Place [1:15:33]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Dec-03 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Dec-06 17:41 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Ivan’s Day / Sam’s Night
* Bitcoins Again
* Christmas Shopping
* Delivery Drones / Automated Everything



[Ep 339] French Fries and Chicken [1:15:30]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Dec-10 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Dec-13 13:46 UTC

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Sam, Ivan and Alex talk about:
* Behind the Scenes
* In App Purchases / Quick Updates
* Automation Revisited / Social Engineering
* Nelson Mandela



[Ep 340] Something to Contribute [1:17:52]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Dec-17 UTC
Published: Fri, 2013-Dec-20 20:30 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* Feedback / iPad Smash / Bitcoin Update
* Budget Deal
* Some NSA Stuff
* Beyonce Ramifications



[Ep 341] Popping into my Head [1:23:37]
Recorded: Fri, 2013-Dec-27 UTC
Published: Sat, 2013-Dec-28 03:13 UTC

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Sam and Alex talk about:
* Holidays
* Political Tenets
* Thoughts on 2013 / Trains and Portal



[Ep 342] 2013 Retrospective Show [1:10:41]
Recorded: Tue, 2013-Dec-31 UTC
Published: Thu, 2014-Jan-02 08:07 UTC

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Sam and Ivan talk about:
* 2013 Politics
* 2013 Econ
* 2013 Tech
* 2013 International
* 2013 Hodgepodge
* 2013 Results

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