Whims That Work
About the Show
Joe Buhlig and Drew Coffman talk about technology and productivity, and how the former plays a role in the latter.
The Opposite of What I Needed but Exactly What I Wanted
November 6th, 2017 | 50 mins
Joe gets a new podcasting setup. Drew talks about his latest experience working with pen and paper. A book sparks a conversation around the future of reading, note-keeping, and the often-discussed subject of input.
October 23rd, 2017 | 53 mins 59 secs
Joe isn’t the biggest fan of Halloween. Drew finally sees the light. The two talk about paper versus digital, RSS versus Twitter, and using social networks instead of being used by them.
I’m Going to Have a Problem Tomorrow Because I’m Saying This Now
October 9th, 2017
59 mins 2 secs
Drew went on a cruise, and worked at sea. Joe did NOT enjoy the redesign of a certain productivity app. The two share computer horror stories (though one of them has frustratingly never had any real problems), and Joe reveals a major new 'experiment'.
Can’t You Just Say What the ‘Content’ Is??
September 25th, 2017 | 45 mins 20 secs
Drew thinks “content” is a dirty word. Joe thinks giving two hours every week to pondering questions seems like a whole lot of time. Also, more conversation on space for silence.
It’s All Hacked Together
September 11th, 2017 | 44 mins 2 secs
Bread followup! Ulysses. Workflows, Launch Center Pro, URL schemes, and the very different ways that Drew and Joe view these tools.
August 21st, 2017 | 50 mins 37 secs
Ulysses and the subscription model for apps. Medium versus Jekyll. Also, Joe bakes some sourdough bread.
I Could Just Do It for 10,000
August 7th, 2017 | 49 mins 58 secs
Joe and Drew talk about working from home, freelancing, and keeping your own schedule. Also of note: A new package from Joe’s secret admirer.
A Beautiful Utopia of Input
July 24th, 2017 | 49 mins 39 secs
Joe goes to MacStock and sparks a discussion on the subject of conferences. Drew takes a deep dive into the strength of ‘Input’ and the helpful benefits of personality assessments. Also…Joe considers blacksmithing?
Burn Energy, Gain Energy
July 10th, 2017 | 54 mins 40 secs
Joe gets a new computer, and the purchase sparks some discussion on the merits of the touch bar. It’s…good? Drew provides some iOS 11 note-taking updates, and brings up the topic of Twitter and the idea of meaningful distractions.
Books Are Expensive
June 26th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
Drew goes to the library, Joe gives an all-important nap update, and the two talk about note-taking habits, memorization, and task managers.
The Better Off These Things Get
June 19th, 2017 | 49 mins 56 secs
WWDC 2017 is over, and a new iPad may or may not have been bought. Apple's updates are discussed, along with the future of productivity and where AR, voice assistants, and other bits of tech might come into play.