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UNCO

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An interview podcast about what's unusual in tech by Timothy Buck

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An interview podcast about what's unusual in tech by Timothy Buck

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Apple’s 4 pronged media strategy

By Logan119 - Jul 17 2018
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Best episode by far. Should have Eric on again to discuss media landscape overall

Good Insights

By WesternFly10 - May 15 2018
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Every episode is packed full of great content. This is easily my new favorite podcast!

iTunes Ratings

13 Ratings
Average Ratings
11
2
0
0
0

Apple’s 4 pronged media strategy

By Logan119 - Jul 17 2018
Read more
Best episode by far. Should have Eric on again to discuss media landscape overall

Good Insights

By WesternFly10 - May 15 2018
Read more
Every episode is packed full of great content. This is easily my new favorite podcast!
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UNCO

Latest release on Sep 18, 2019

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 8 days ago

Rank #1: The Tinfoil Hat Stage with Guilherme Rambo

May 26 2019

53mins

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Rank #2: The Intersection of Design, Technology and Culture with May-Li Khoe

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May-Li Khoe is the VP of Design at Khan Academy and long-time Apple designer who worked on software for the first iPhone and early stage human interface design research for Force Touch, iPad Mini, iPad Pro, Apple Pencil, HomePod and more. 

We had a wonderful discussion about her time at Apple, the intersection of design, technology and culture, and more.


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Note: There were a few technical difficulties with the recording. I'm sorry about that. I'm working to make sure the audio quality and edit are consistently great.

Guest: May-Li Khoe

Twitter—@mayli

Writing—maylikhoe.com

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the new custom intro music.

Jun 26 2018

46mins

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Rank #3: A Design Career, but Like Kanye with Jason Yuan

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Jason Yuan is a design intern at Apple. We discussed his journey from theatre school to working in Cupertino, difficulties of breaking into the tech world, design celebrity culture, creating a Kanye book with depth, and more.


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Show Notes

I Got Rejected by Apple Music… So I Redesigned It

Apple Plug

023: Software has Misplaced its Personality with Louie Mantia

Designing Fluid Interfaces at WWDC

Guest: Jason Yuan

Twitter: @JasonYuanDesign

Instagram: @JasonYuanDesign

Website: jasonyuan.design

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Aug 28 2018

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Rank #4: A Relationship of Trust with Stephen Hackett

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In episode 1 of The Future of Podcasts, I sat down with Stephen Hackett to talk about his history with podcasting, the founding of Relay.fm, building a relationship of trust with listeners, and the future he’d like to see.


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Show Notes

Mac Power Users

MacBreak Weekly

Ungeniused (Reboot)

The Prompt (Retired)

Connected

5by5

Analog(ue)

Mike Going Full Time

I’m Going Independent

Serial

Pod Save America

Guest: Stephen Hackett

Writing—512pixels.net

Podcasting—relay.fm

Twitter—@ismh

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Apr 08 2019

50mins

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Rank #5: #VoiceFirst with Cassidy Williams

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Cassidy Williams is the Head of Developer Voice Programs working on Alexa for Amazon. We talked about voice-first user experience, designing voice-first with a screen, building feedback loops into voice-first tools, the future of voice-first computing and more


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Guest: Cassidy Williams

Twitter—@cassidoo

Website—cassidoo.co

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the new custom intro music.

Jul 03 2018

47mins

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Rank #6: Is This a Joke? with Ryan Jones

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Jun 07 2019

1hr 27mins

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Rank #7: Construction and Roosters with Ben Bajarin

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My special guest this week is Ben Bajarin, the founder of Techpinions and principal analyst at Creative Strategies where he leads primary research into consumer technology. 

We discussed Apple’s strategy to position the iPad for education (not necessarily the education market), the possibility of talent drain from Facebook, positive movement toward diversity in tech and more.


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Show Notes

Growth At Any Cost—Buzzfeed reporting Facebook leaks

Ben on Apple's education event

Guest: Ben Bajarin

Twitter—@benbajarin

Writing—Tech.pinions

Work—Creative Strategies

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Apr 03 2018

43mins

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Rank #8: Social Media is a Lie with Georgia Dow

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Georgia Dow brought her unique perspective as both a psychotherapist and a tech writer for iMore to the show. We discussed the intersection of social media and mental health, privacy, the robotpocolypse and more.


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Guest: Georgia Dow

Twitter—@Georgia_Dow

Writing—iMore

Anxiety-Videos.com

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me


“Social media is a lie. It’s teaching us a way of interacting with the world that is not the world, and that does have some serious consequences to it.”
— @Georgia_Dow

Apr 24 2018

50mins

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Rank #9: Kinda All Over the Place with Josh Centers

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Josh Centers joined me to discuss Apple’s path under Tim Cook, the power of consistently creating and sharing what you create, the impact of technology on politics and more. Josh is a writer over at Tidbits and an author of several books on technology that you can find at Takecontrolbooks.com.


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Guest: Josh Centers

Twitter—@jcenters

Writing—TidBITS.com

Books—TakeControlBooks.com

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Apr 17 2018

59mins

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Rank #10: Techno Villainy with Kelly Guimont

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Kelly Guimont is my special guest this week. We discuss iOS apps on the Mac, Breaking up iTunes, Siri Shortcuts, building tools that can be used for evil and more.


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Show Notes

iMazing

iTunes Needs To Break Up... With Itself

Understanding Shortcuts in iOS 12

Guest: Kelly Guimont

Twitter—@verso

Micro.blog—@verso

Podcasting—The Incomparable

Writing—MacObserver

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the new custom intro music.

Jun 12 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: A Bit of a Privacy Minefield with Paul and Mark Johnson

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Mark and Paul Johnson are friends of mine and the founders of an education platform company called Pathwright. They joined me to talk about how we see technology impacting education over the next 50 years, how Google Duplex could replace the need for tools like Zapier, the downstream effects of self-driving cars, what we want to see from Apple at WWDC and more.


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Show Notes

Pathwright

Grit by Angela Duckworth

Guest: Paul Johnson

Twitter—@Paul_Johnson

Guest: Mark Johnson

Twitter—@wmdmark

Medium—@wmdmark

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the new custom intro music.

May 22 2018

55mins

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Rank #12: Apple, Education and Chattanooga with Bradley Chambers

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This week I sat down with Bradley Chambers to discuss Apple and eduction. Bradley brings a unique perspective on this topic as both the Director of IT at a school in Tennessee and a regular technology writer for 9to5Mac and The Sweet Setup.


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Guest: Bradley Chambers

Twitter—@bradleychambers

Personal Site—ChambersDaily.com

9to5Mac—Writers Page

The Sweet Setup—Writers Page

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Apr 10 2018

1hr

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Rank #13: Bootstrapping a High-Growth Startup with Christy Laurence

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Christy Laurence is the CEO of Plann. She and I chatted about bootstrapping a high-growth startup, building a software business as a non-technical founder, and marketing tactics for organically building a global brand.


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Show Notes

Tool for building web apps—Glitch.

Guest: Christy Laurence

Instagram—@christyladylaurence

Plann—iOS and Android

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Aug 07 2018

39mins

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Rank #14: Designing for Everyone with Cathy Pearl

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Cathy Pearl, Google’s Head of Conversation Design Outreach, joins me to chat about how voice assistants can help with accessibility, multimodal devices, solving for discoverability and context, designing for Voice First and more.

Sponsored by Pathwright: Build your own world of online learning.


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Show Notes

Designing Voice User Experiences

Accessible

Good Job, Google

Google’s Project Euphonia Video

Paul the Trombonist

Guest: Cathy Pearl

Twitter: @cpearl42

Site: cathypearl.com

Book: Designing Voice User Experiences

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Jun 25 2019

37mins

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Rank #15: Software has Misplaced its Personality with Louie Mantia

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Louie Mantia is the founder of Parakeet and a former designer for Apple and the prestigious Iconfactory. He and I chatted about iconography, his wonderful obsession with Memoji, the delightful addition of new colors in macOS Mojave, the sad lack of personality in modern app design, and a few uniquely opinionated and fun-filled apps.


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Show Notes

Some of Louie's Memoji

Magic Passport

Deliveries app

Line app

Jessica Hische

Guest: Louie Mantia

Twitter—@mantia

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Jul 17 2018

56mins

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Rank #16: Building Better Products with Ryan Glasgow

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The founder of UserLeap and my friend, Ryan Glasgow came on the show this week. We dove deep into how product managers distill user feedback into actionable insights, and we also talked about Twitter upping the character limit, Facebook's mistakes, antitrust, blockchain and more.


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Guest: Ryan Glasgow

Twitter—@ryanglasgow

UserLeap—userleap.com

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the new custom intro music.

May 15 2018

39mins

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Rank #17: Software Spelunking with Guilherme Rambo

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Guilherme Rambo is a software spelunker and writer for 9to5Mac and an iOS developer in Brazil. He joined me for a special Apple Event predictions episode to chat about how he found rare leaked marketing images for both iPhone and Apple Watch, his expectations for Apple announcements this fall, which devices he plans to buy and more.


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Show Notes

iPhone X S leak

Apple Watch leak

Guest: Guiherme Rambo

Twitter: ‪@_inside‬

Writing: 9to5Mac

Podcast: Stacktrace

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Sep 06 2018

1hr 6mins

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Rank #18: Cate Huston International Spy

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Cate Huston runs Jetpack engineering for Automattic and is an international speaker. In this early-morning recording, we chatted about the strange fad of “reinventing” food poorly, why she works in Ireland, the positive influence of internet raccoons, ending things well, and more.


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Show Notes

Technically Speaking

Start a Project. Kill a Project.

The prettiest Russian raccoon

Cake raccoon

Melanie raccoon and friends

Raccoon cafe in Seoul

@RaccoonMoments

@Raccon_Daejeon

@RocketDaRaccoon

@Raccoon_Neuer

@PumpkinTheRaccoon

Guest: Cate Huston

Twitter: ‪@catehstn‬

Instagram: @catehstn

Website: cate.blog

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Sep 04 2018

40mins

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Rank #19: How We Use the Apple Watch with Mom of 5 Larie Buck

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Larie is pregnant and the mother of 5 children. She joined me to talk about the Apple Watch, and how it has surprisingly become an important part of her daily life as a mom.


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Show Notes

Oak Meditation and Breathing app

Larie’s Apple Watch Series 3, Space Grey (image)

My Apple Watch Series 4 Stainless Steel (image)

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Oct 09 2018

43mins

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Rank #20: Everything Changes with Zach Kahn

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In episode 2 of The Future of Podcasts, Zach Kahn and I spoke about how he landed in podcast marketing at Vox, our common joy in discovering new shows, falling down the McElroy hole, changes in podcast advertising, and where podcasting is going.


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Show Notes

The Talk Show

The Adventure Zone

Wonderful

McElroy Family

Homecoming

The Good Place Podcast

Guest: Zach Kahn

Podcasts at Vox—podcasts.voxmedia.com

Twitter—@zkahn

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

Special thanks to Andrew Oliver of Brother Oliver for the custom intro music.

Apr 16 2019

57mins

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