Joe is a renegade developer, productivity aficionado , avid reader, and corporate America escapee. He builds custom plugins and themes for Discourse and custom WordPress sites under the name ProCourse. He's a co-host of Bookworm and hangs out on the Productivity Guild to talk about getting work done.
January 29th, 2018 | 51 mins 32 secs
The morning routines conversation from the last episode prompts a bit of followup. Drew asks a daunting question: Is it good to have goals? Also: Joe asks Drew about his latest online project.
January 15th, 2018 | 51 mins 28 secs
It’s 2018! How are Joe and Drew spending their mornings? Drew shares about a new upgrade to his analogue game, and Joe asks an interesting question: If you’re a book person, how does it feel to want to share that information with others?
January 1st, 2018 | 25 mins 43 secs
Drew needs Joe’s help. It’s about pens.
December 18th, 2017 | 45 mins 24 secs
Right before recording, Drew took a look at his Mac’s desktop. This prompted some discussion. Also, a home automation talk. Joe’s not a fan.
December 3rd, 2017 | 51 mins 48 secs
It’s new iPhone season and Joe and Drew both found themselves upgrading to the X. So, what would a technology podcast be without a discussion about home screens?
November 20th, 2017 | 31 mins 22 secs
Joe continues delving into the world of podcasting equipment, Drew continues to delve into the world of paper. More conversation on switching from digital to analog tools, and the many uses of whiteboards.
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.
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'.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.