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Minimalist Tech

A podcast about minimalism, technology, and how the two topics interact.

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13 - Creating a Minimalist Phone

Discussing what a Minimalist phone may look like and what applications it would or would not have.

33mins

27 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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Entertainment and Happy Distractions - Minimalist Tech

Some minimalist ramblings about entertainment and it’s value as well as potential distraction. As well as general thoughts and emotions that come up when minimizing certain things.

11mins

19 Dec 2019

Rank #2

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Minimalism is for lazy people!

Being a minimalist can be a great remedy for people who are overwhelmed by constantly managing their environment and instead simplifying their environment to support their personal goals.

6mins

17 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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Black Friday for Minimalists

A discussion centered around minimalism and Black Friday. Oh yeah and thanksgiving. Thanks to everyone for listening

10mins

29 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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Simple steps for Minimizing and letting go of more sentimental items. By Minimalist Tech

A minimalist perspective on letting go of items that are more difficult to let go of.

8mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Smart Fridges are Stupid

Tesla Screens, Smart Fridges, Voice Assistants, smart phones and other half baked technology that doesn’t truly harmonize with the humans using them.

27mins

18 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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Concerns about the video game industry and how it is making it too easy to quit gaming

Many reasons why and aging gamer is concerned about the current state of the video game industry. Greed, censorship monetization schemes and much more!

50mins

4 Jan 2020

Rank #7

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If you’re a rat in a maze place your cheese strategically.

Setup your environment for success by removing distractions so that you are more likely to engage in activities that bring you closer to your goals. A Minimalist perspective.

10mins

21 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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The greatest gift for the holidays - by Minimalist Tech

A Minimalist perspective on the number one gift for Christmas and the holiday season. One of the joys I have come to realize through minimalism.

1min

22 Dec 2019

Rank #9

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Minimalism and Gratitude

Some quick thoughts about the power of gratitude and minimalism

10mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #10

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Tomb raider versus minimalism. Less is more even with entertainment.

We discuss one of my all-time favorite video game franchises Tomb Raider, and a popular movie franchise and how sometimes less is more. Sidenote tomb raider anniversary is what I consider the best in the series. Talk amongst yourselves.

15mins

24 Dec 2019

Rank #11

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Letting go of other people’s expectations

Some thoughts about letting go of other people’s expectations and acceptance and instead enjoying your life more.

7mins

26 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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Letting go. A minimalist perspective.

A conversation about how letting go helps you to stay in the present moment. And how minimalism can help in this process.

9mins

4 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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New Linux phone and the history of WebOS

Discussion about perhaps the greatest mobile operating systems of all time WebOS. I purchased a Linux phone. And basic discussion of popular Linux operating system’s.

21mins

21 Jan 2020

Rank #14

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Setting up your environment for success.

Using minimalism to create spaces that make it easier for you to achieve your life goals.

11mins

25 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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Just because we can does that mean that we should?

Discussing whether modern technological conveniences really add to having a better life. And whether or not simpler is better.

8mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #16

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Palm PDA’s Blackberrys and the loss of Productivity focused mobile Devices

Discussion about the shift from Personal Data Assistants and early productivity based phones like the Palm VX, the 7200 Blackberry to more entertainment and consumption based devices like the iPhone and Android devices. And the gap remaining in the mobile marketplace that has yet to be filled even though more attempts are being made for a minimalist phone most like the compelling light phone 2 still lack the productivity of older devices like the early palm and blackberry devices of the early 2000s . This is all my personal opinion for entertainment purposes only.

40mins

8 Dec 2019

Rank #17

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Can old technology be better than new technology?

Can a VHS tape be more enjoyable than a 4k bluray. Can Windows XP be more enjoyable than the latest operating system. A discussion about how new technology doesn’t necessarily create a better experience.

22mins

3 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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Using a Palm Pilot in 2020. Retro Tech the Palm VX.

What it’s like to use a 20-year-old device instead of a smartphone. There are a lot more positives than you might imagine. Could this be a great device for Minimalist’s in 2020? Minimalist tech discusses pros and cons.

23mins

17 Jan 2020

Rank #19

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49 - Digital Decluttering & The Illusion of Ownership

As you declutter digital media, what do you keep what do you get rid of? What do you actually even own? Most media seems to be more and more only available through streaming in a subscription model, what does that mean for media consumption as a discerning customer moving forward. Do you buy physical media only or let go and just subscribe or start to make your own media? Was ownership of media in the past just an illusion?

14mins

22 Jan 2021

Rank #20