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Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Mikah Sargent and Dan Moren.

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Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Mikah Sargent and Dan Moren.

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181 Ratings
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Great Job, Mikah!

By Christopher126 - May 10 2017
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One of my favorite Podcasts...

So glad I found this podcast. U guys are great.

By rudedog71 - Feb 17 2017
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I really enjoy the 4 topics in 30mins format.

iTunes Ratings

181 Ratings
Average Ratings
135
24
10
4
8

Great Job, Mikah!

By Christopher126 - May 10 2017
Read more
One of my favorite Podcasts...

So glad I found this podcast. U guys are great.

By rudedog71 - Feb 17 2017
Read more
I really enjoy the 4 topics in 30mins format.
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Clockwise

Updated 4 days ago

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Clockwise is a rapid-fire discussion of current technology issues hosted by Dan Moren and Mikah Sargent and featuring two special guests each week. Four people, four topics--and because we're always watching the clock, no episode is longer than 30 minutes. Hosted by Mikah Sargent and Dan Moren.

Rank #1: Clockwise 275: So Many Guinea Pigs on Facebook

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Most anticipated tech of 2019, our social media plans, New Year's resolutions, and the future of the iPad mini.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit with promo code ‘clockwise2018’
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Guest Starring:

John Voorhees and Jean MacDonald

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Jan 02 2019

29mins

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Rank #2: Clockwise 294: More Twists Than a Bag of Pretzels

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Alexa Guard, our swag collection habits, thoughts on cities banning authorities from using facial recognition tech, and where we'll stand when mega-corporations rule the future.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Burrow: The Luxury Couch for Real Life. Save $75.
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Guest Starring:

Kathy Campbell and James Thomson

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Heads up: We mention Alexa a few times in this episode.

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May 15 2019

29mins

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Rank #3: Clockwise 272: I’m Aware I’m Beyond Help

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Predicting our self-driving car future, what folks we'd hire to complete our technical work, the headphones we use regularly, and the future of the smart home.

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Guest Starring:

Joe Dugandzic and Kathy Campbell

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Uber manager raised concerns about self-driving program just days before fatal collision | The Verge
How to Train Your Unicorn | The Unicorn Sidekick

Dec 12 2018

29mins

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Rank #4: Clockwise 297: Lost in the Debacle

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Favorite iOS 13 features, the birth of iPadOS, Project Catalyst apps, and pro hardware.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.

Guest Starring:

Myke Hurley, Jason Snell, and Alex Cox

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Jun 05 2019

27mins

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Rank #5: Clockwise 279: What Sorcery Is This?

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Our usage of group FaceTime before and after Apple's bug, which tech company we'd choose to run the country, what it will take for data privacy to be taken seriously, and how we deal with information overload in this day and age.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.

Guest Starring:

Adam Engst and Kelly Guimont

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Monkey Run Trails in Ithaca, NY

Adam's favorite place.

Park Central Square in Springfield, MO

Mikah's favorite place.

Quarterworld in Portland, OR

Kelly's favorite place.

Prospect Park in Somerville, MA

Dan's favorite place.

Jan 30 2019

29mins

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Rank #6: Clockwise 288: Facebook Is Gonna Facebook

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Mundane tasks we think voice assistants could improve, living the multi-pad lifestyle, tech movie tropes that annoy us, and our thoughts on Mark Zuckerberg's op-ed.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.
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Guest Starring:

Aleen Simms and Rene Ritchie

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Apr 03 2019

29mins

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Rank #7: Clockwise 308: Lipstick on a Piggy Bank

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Our methods for getting things done, a follow-up on Qi charging, whether we think the Apple Card is truly different, and our subscription service reckoning.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.

Guest Starring:

Jeremy Burge and James Thomson

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Aug 21 2019

29mins

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Rank #8: Clockwise 306: A Drone-Clouded Sky

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The future of delivery, our thoughts on crowdsourced online grave memorials, our tech placebos, and the problems we want the next round of smartphones to solve.

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Guest Starring:

Rene Ritchie, Megan Morrone, and Brian Hamilton

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How Ancestry.com’s Find A Grave Encourages Bad Actors and Bad Data | Medium

Aug 07 2019

28mins

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Rank #9: Clockwise 314: Get a Real Computer, Jerk

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Amazon's cavalcade of new Alexa devices, ultrawide vs. telephoto lenses on smartphones, what one device we'd take to college, and our travel tips.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.

Guest Starring:

Jason Snell, Jean MacDonald, and Anže Tomić

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Oct 02 2019

29mins

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Rank #10: Clockwise 298: The Bloodcurdling Scream of an Alarm

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Monitoring our hearing health, how we use technology in our morning routines, using CarPlay or Android Auto in the car, and our thoughts on Apple's App Store policies and practices.

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Guest Starring:

Lory Gil and Joe Steel

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Jun 12 2019

29mins

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Rank #11: Clockwise 313: These Deals are Just Too Fresh

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Our cloud storage solutions, why Apple News+ is pricier than TV+ and Arcade, what social networks we're using these days, and our strategies for unplugging from the endless barrage of information.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.

Guest Starring:

Kelly Guimont and John Voorhees

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Donate to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Sep 25 2019

29mins

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Rank #12: Clockwise 296: Google Wave Was the Best Thing Ever

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Apps we want to see in Dark Mode, our thoughts on the new iPod touch, whether Apple's App Store is anti-competitive, and discussions on tech cynicism.

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Guest Starring:

Rose Orchard and Megan Morrone

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May 29 2019

29mins

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Rank #13: Clockwise 290: Huge Honkin' Phones

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Some ways we've seen tech used to benefit society, our thoughts on foldable phones and other form factors, improvements we hope to see in iOS 13, and what we think about the rumored macOS Sidecar.

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Guest Starring:

Lisa Schmeiser and Dan Sturm

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Apr 17 2019

29mins

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Rank #14: Clockwise 282: Party Popper Dealy-Bob

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How we'd improve emoji search, times we took longer finding tools for tasks than completing the tasks themselves, vintage tech and game nostalgia, and the default app we'd redesign in iOS 13.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.
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Guest Starring:

Kevin Clark and Allison Sheridan

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Feb 20 2019

29mins

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Rank #15: Clockwise 311: A Ten Buck Case on a Thousand Dollar Phone

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Diminishing returns in smartphone updates, our feelings on Apple Arcade, whether iPhone colors are important to us, and the features that we are (and aren't) looking forward to in macOS Catalina.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.
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Guest Starring:

Scholle McFarland and Paul Kafasis

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Take Control of Catalina

Learn what’s new, from Finder enhancements to updated Apple apps like Find My, Music, Notes, Podcasts, Reminders, Safari, and TV. You’ll also get helpful tips for using Catalina, including how best to customize it to your needs.

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Sep 11 2019

29mins

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Rank #16: Clockwise 278: Marie Kondo'ing Your Notifications

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How we consume text-based content online, the smartphone and desktop notifications we can't live without, whether foldable phones are a gimmick, and the tech we'd use to improve sporting events.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.

Guest Starring:

Megan Morrone and Ant Pruitt

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Jan 23 2019

28mins

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Rank #17: Clockwise 289: Down to the Level of Atoms

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Are we downloading new apps less frequently, what features we'd like revisited in an iTunes break-up, smart health gadgets that intrigue us, and our impressions of Apple News+.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.
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Guest Starring:

Shelly Brisbin and Jeff Carlson

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Parallel 15

Including Shelly's take on Apple News+.

App Store analytics show we’re losing our appetite for new apps

Apr 10 2019

29mins

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Rank #18: Clockwise 284: Fairy Facts and Unicorn Facts

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Devices we've repaired ourselves, the features we'd choose for a thicker, heavier phone, our thoughts on WebAuthn and the future of passwords, and our privacy concerns for video doorbell cameras.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.
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Guest Starring:

Andy Ihnatko and Lory Gil

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Mar 06 2019

29mins

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Rank #19: Clockwise 292: The Drums are the Worst Part

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How we distract ourselves with tech while traveling, our thoughts on the new Luminary podcast service, the places we find ourselves missing Apple Pay, and what we'd do with our one WWDC wish if it were granted.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Burrow: The Luxury Couch for Real Life. Save $75.

Guest Starring:

Matthew Cassinelli and Lory Gil

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May 01 2019

30mins

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Rank #20: Clockwise 301: My Vulcan Mind

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Jony Ive's departure from Apple, whether we really unplug on vacation, the persistence (or lack thereof) of gamification, and outdoor tech that has our attention.

This episode of Clockwise is sponsored by:

  • Linode: High performance SSD Linux servers for all of your infrastructure needs. Get a $20 credit.
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Guest Starring:

Casey Liss and Lory Gil

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Meater

Lory's smart thermometer.

The Wirecutter's on Knife Sharpeners

Mikah's knife sharpener.

The Cambridge Soundworks Model Twelve

The outdoor speaker system that Casey covets.

Jul 03 2019

29mins

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