The Divide Podcast

Join us as we take a pub-meet approach to a specific geeky topic every fortnight. Anything from gaming and technology to comic books and RPGs are up for discussion as we try to take apart topics we find interesting.

07. Mind Missiles and The Internet of Stuff

Subtitle: Chatting about 'The Internet of Things'
Published: Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:00:00 GMT
Length: 67:00 minutes

We discuss 'The Internet of Things' and a number of cool pieces of internet enabled hardware you can go and buy today. We'll give examples of how to connect your home together with IFTTT, HomeKit, and devices like the Arduino. It turns out that John wants more Raspberry Pi's in his life, Ben wants a Tesla, and Chris has an interesting idea for a TV show...

Show Links

- Music Tracker for iPhone (shameless self-promotion from Ben)

- Lifeline...

- IFTTT

- Controlling a WeMo with HomeKit

- Summon update for Tesla

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06. Upcoming Video Games of 2016 - "The 'JJ Abrams' of game lists"

Subtitle: Talking about the new releases in 2016 we're most looking forward to.
Published: Wed, 13 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
Length: 90:36 minutes

We discuss around 40 games that we're excited for in 2016 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One including Crackdown 3, Final Fantasy XV, Zelda, Mass Effect, Street Fighter V, and Yooka-Laylee. In addition, we spend some time discussing the Oculus Rift pre-order and the rumour that the iPhone 7 won't have a headphone port. Finally, Chris is still upset with JJ Abrams...

Show Links

- Free Code Camp

- Oculus Rift

- Crackdown 3 Tech Demo

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05. "Jar Jar Abrams", a Star Wars special!

Subtitle: Geeking out about everything Star Wars.
Published: Sun, 3 Jan 2016 10:00:00 GMT
Length: 126:55 minutes

Two hour special where we geek out about everything Star Wars - from taking another look at the original films (and prequels) to talking about our favourite Star Wars spin-off games and comics. The Force Awakens spoilers are confined to the last segment of the show with plenty of warning!

Show Links

- Changes in the special editions of Star Wars (why add CGI rocks!?!?)

We did have some more but we forgot to make a note of them... shout at us on Twitter if you want a link for anything specific we mentioned!

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04. Getting into code: MARQUEEs, HotDog, and PHP

Subtitle: How we learned to code and tips for beginner developers.
Published: Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Length: 64:06 minutes

Join us as we discuss the routes we all took to becoming software developers. We take a look at how the programmer market is evolving while sharing our experiences of how we learned to code. We close with some musings and tips on where new coders might start to learn to join the digital gold rush.

Show Links

- The slowest Rollercoaster Tycoon ride ever

- War For The Overworld (or as we like to call it, Dungeon Keeper III)

- Open Source Swift

- Eulogy for Objective-C

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03. Fitting in with all of the stereotypes

Subtitle: We take a look at how media consumption is evolving.
Published: Wed, 2 Dec 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Length: 68:53 minutes

Join us for a round-table discussion of how we consume media such as audio, video and books in the modern day.

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02. Three Geeks and a Toddler

Subtitle: Will tablets and laptops ever become one?
Published: Wed, 18 Nov 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Length: 57:53 minutes

With the recent release of the iPad Pro, we discuss how the divide between Tablets and Laptops is getting thinner and whether one day we might find a device that strikes a perfect medium between the two.

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01. Episode 1, The Phantom Keeper

Subtitle: The definitive list of the best PC games of all time.
Published: Wed, 4 Nov 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Length: 60:33 minutes

Join us for the inaugural episode of The Divide and get to know us while we debate and select our top 6 PC games of all time.

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