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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

Updated 7 days ago

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

Rank #1: A Fascinating Future with Brian Roemmele

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Brian Roemmele, a speaker, writer, and inventor who has been working on voice technology since the 80’s. He and I had a longer than usual and fascinating conversation about the history of voice first, human-machine interfaces, the dialog that goes on in our heads, and where he believes this voice-first technology is going.

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Show Notes

https://twitter.com/BrianRoemmele

https://www.bell-labs.com/about/history-bell-labs/

Norbert Wiener

Claude Shannon

The Shannon Limit

The User Illusion

Why Was The QWERTY Keyboard Layout Invented?

Guest: Brian Roemmele

Twitter: @BrianRoemmele

Quora: Brian Roemmele

Website: voicefirst.expert

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Jul 19 2019
2 hours 5 mins
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Rank #2: 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.

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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
37 mins
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Rank #3: Almost a Character with Adva Levin

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Adva Levin, founder of Pretzel Labs and Alexa Champion, sat down with me to discuss her dive into the voice first world, characters in voice first applications, making skills for children, monetization and more.

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Show Notes

Kids Court Alexa Skill

Winning an Alexa Award for Kids Court

Freeze Dancers Alexa Skill

Garbage Hero Alexa Skill

Bedtime Hero Alexa Skill

Out the Door Alexa Skill

Baby Lullaby Alexa Skill

Freeze Dancers Google Assistant Action

Spotify’s Voice Interactive Ads

Guest: Adva Levin

Twitter: @PretzelVoice

Company: Pretzel Labs

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Jul 12 2019
42 mins
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Rank #4: The Future of Voice First Trailer

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The Future of Voice First is a 4-part interview series with Cathy Pearl, Head of Conversation Design Outreach at Google, Vlad Savov, co-founding editor of The Verge, Adva Levin, the founder of Pretzel Labs, and Brian Roemmele, a speaker, writer, and inventor who has been working on voice technology since the 80’s.

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


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

Jun 18 2019
1 min
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Rank #5: Trust Wars with Vlad Savov

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Vlad from The Verge and I spoke about the strategic, economic, cultural and legal environments we find ourselves in and how they impact voice first technology.

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Show Notes

The Verge

Apogee HypeMic

Guest: Vlad Savov

Twitter: @vladsavov

Writing: Vlad writing for The Verge

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Jul 02 2019
1 hour 8 mins
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Rank #6: Is This a Joke? with Ryan Jones

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Jun 07 2019
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #7: The Tinfoil Hat Stage with Guilherme Rambo

May 26 2019
53 mins
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Rank #8: Podcasting vs Video with Carolina Milanesi

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In episode 3 of The Future of Podcasts, Carolina Milanesi and I chatted about her history with podcasting, its unique relationship building aspects, how podcasting competes with video, attention spans, and more.


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Show Notes

Birchtree Podcast

Download

Guest: Carolina Milanesi

Twitter—@caro_milanesi

Column—Techpinions

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Apr 23 2019
39 mins
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Rank #9: 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
57 mins
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Rank #10: 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
50 mins
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Rank #11: Did You Mean Computer or Computer? with Peter Cao

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In the final episode of UNCO Season One, Peter Cao, writer for 9to5Mac, returns to chat about his transition to the iPad-only lifestyle, Apple Music moving to the Echo, Tumblr banning adult content, the slow-moving connector situation, and more


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Show Notes

Peter on Episode 005 Recovering Audiophile Talks HomePod

Apple Music on the Echo

Writing with iPad Pro: Doing real work on a portable, LTE-enabled computer

Tumblr will ban all adult content on December 17th

Guest: Peter Cao

Writing—9to5Mac

Twitter—@iPeterCao

Instagram—@iPeterCao

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Dec 14 2018
51 mins
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Rank #12: Not in My Lifetime with Cap Watkins

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Cap Watkins, the former VP of Design at Buzzfeed and the founder of Practical Works, spoke with me about the future of work, learning to be a good manager, the story behind Practical Works, ethics (or the lack of them) in tech, tech leaders taking responsibility for collateral damage, and more.


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Show Notes

InVision—a 700-Person Remote Company

Managing Humans by Michael Lopp

High Output Management by Andrew S. Grove

Guest: Cap Watkins

Twitter—@cap

Website—capwatkins.com

Business—practicalworks.co

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Nov 20 2018
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #13: Context-Aware Personalized Fluid Interfaces with Ryan McLeod

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Ryan McLeod is the creator of the brilliant, infuriating, Apple Design Award winning puzzle game, Blackbox. I chat with Ryan about his move to Amsterdam, the ideas behind Blackbox, turning a portfolio piece into a full-time job, designing context-aware personalized fluid interfaces without compromising privacy, and more.


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Show Notes

Netherlands Self-employment Visa

Accessible, my other podcast, about accessibility in tech

Blackbox and accessibility: the second half of this Steven Aquino article for TechCrunch

Ryan’s Sticker Pack (in beta)—Every Plant

My iMessage Sticker Packs—Small Talk, Greenville

WWDC Designing Fluid Interfaces

Tiny Wins

Guest: Ryan McLeod

Twitter—@warpling

Website—Blackbox

App Store—Blackbox, Game of the Day Apple Store story

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Oct 16 2018
1 hour 3 mins
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Rank #14: 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
43 mins
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Rank #15: A Strategic Look at Apple Day with Carolina Milanesi

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For this Apple Day episode, I interviewed friend of the show and former guest, Carolina Milanesi. Carolina is an industry analyst at Creative Strategies and regular columnist for Techpinions, TIME, TechCrunch and PC Magazine. 

She joined me to discuss this week’s event, what was and wasn’t announced, the Apple Watch Series 4, the reasoning behind Apple’s 3-new iPhone lineup and more.


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Show Notes

Carolina’s Bloomberg Interview

Carolina’s previous appearance on UNCO

Apple Event

Apple Watch Series 4

iPhone Xs and Xs Max

iPhone Xr

Guest: Carolina Milanesi

Twitter—@caro_milanesi

Column—Techpinions

Host: Timothy Buck

Twitter—@timothybucksf

Website—timothybuck.me

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

Sep 14 2018
59 mins
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