Radio Badger episodes

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01 Sep 2016

Monzo card while travelling in Russia, The Stranger Things, No Man's Sky

Episode 40 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 44mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms and @Midnite_ chat about following hot topics.

  • 2 weeks in Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • Using Monzo bank card in Russia
  • Sleeper train experience in Russia
  • Vintage arcade Soviet video game machines museum
  • Arcade machines produced by weapon factories
  • Stranger Things
  • Nicolas Cage all nighter event in the local cinema
  • First 2 hours of No Man's Sky
  • Rewarding nature of the repetitive tasks
  • Procedurally generated games - Spelunky and Spore
  • Issuing voice commands to your GoPro camera
  • Reasons to use action camera while commuting on a bike in London
  • Dirt Rally for Oculus Rift

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03 Aug 2016

Digletts, Tesla, semiprime numbers and shirtless German men on bicycles

Episode 39 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 44mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms and @Midnite_ chat about following hot topics.

  • Pokemon Go update
  • PoGo level up best practices
  • Where to find Digletts in London
  • Dangers of having a pokestop accessible from the office
  • Reasons for making PoGo wearable hardware
  • PoGo support on iOS10 beta 3
  • Pokestops density in Kent countryside
  • Sponsored pokestops announcement
  • New (underground) office ideas for Red Badger
  • Wikipedia vs Wolphram Alpha on properties of numbers
  • Semiprime numbers
  • Tesla master plan part 2 in brief
  • Tesla fleet
  • Variable level of ownership depending on how much you are ready to invest into a vehicle
  • Impressions from the recent trip to Germany
  • Shirtless German men on bicycles
  • Travelling with a walking stick on a plane
  • New Star Trek movie review
  • Star Trek TNG EDIT
  • Warcraft movie review
  • Mr Robot season 01 review
  • Utopia tv series review
  • How to prevent a nuclear war

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20 Jul 2016

Brexit, Pokemons and Hyperloop from Helsinki to Stockholm

Episode 38 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 48mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms and @Midnite_ chat about following hot topics.

  • This whole Brexit situation
  • Larry the Cat as the Prime minister
  • Early general election as a way of not leaving the EU
  • 3 easy steps for a political suicide
  • Post Brexit UK from a software developer career perspective
  • Best people leave the country first
  • Freedom of movement
  • Misery of renewing residence permits
  • Slow lying in British politics
  • Pokenomenon Go
  • Nintendo coming out of the closet (into a mobile app world)
  • Generation Pokemon
  • Forbidden topics in Pokemon Universe
  • Techniques of hatching eggs
  • Restrictions of playing Pokemon Go
  • Pokemon Run
  • Hyperloop project from Helsinki to Stockholm
  • Recent Tesla autopilot fatality incident
  • Controversy of using beta software in cars

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01 Jul 2016

London React conf, Apple WWDC, and JSConf impressions from Budapest

Episode 37 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 46mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell, @karismafilms, @Midnite_ and introducing @AmyCrimmens chat about following hot topics.

  • Hungarian PC Guru magazine with article by Monika on HTC Vive
  • React London conference date announcement and more exclusive details
  • Conference venue in Westminster
  • Recent Apple WWDC roundup
  • Aple Pay on the web
  • Siri on a Mac
  • Ordering pizza with Siri
  • Passwordless entry with Apple Watch
  • Measuring speed of light for unlocking your Mac
  • Insta launch of apps on new Watch OS
  • Pebble 2 vs new Apple Watch
  • Robbie's experiences with developer previews of iOS10 and the new Watch OS
  • Buttons that looks like buttons
  • Apple's take on privacy - differential privacy
  • JSConf in Budapest - impressions by Monika
  • Budapest impressions by Robbie
  • Hungarian pork scratches
  • Hungarian langos place in Camden
  • Valve's Destinations
  • Why you should avoid wearing a sock when in sauna
  • Optionality of having sex in modern videogames

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15 Jun 2016

React Europe 2016, Tesla and Polaroids

Episode 36 of our podcast is released and available for download (MP3, 39mb).

This episode is also available on Soundcloud, iTunes and Sticher.

Shownotes

In this episode @robbiemccorkell and @karismafilms chat about following hot topics.

  • React Europe in Paris - impressions by Robbie
  • Apocalyptic floods in Paris
  • Badgers take over a bar in central Paris
  • GraphQL at Facebook talk
  • Building app with Exponent and React native
  • Ootsi.de Chrome Extension
  • Flow and Nuclide update
  • Babel and optimizing React render flow
  • Post conference party with badgers
  • F&M hamper with a pie made of raspberry
  • Notes from Tesla annual shareholder's meeting
  • Lessons from building a startup
  • Competitors of Tesla coming up with electric vehicles around 2020
  • Implementing self driving feature
  • Battery technology
  • I-1 analog instant camera by Impossible Project
  • Polaroid Spectra film with built-in battery pack
  • Battery recycling history in the UK

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