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simply elementary: the unofficial elementary os podcast

simply elementary

simply elementary is a podcast devoted to elementary OS (https://elementary.io) and the entire elementary project at large. Hosted by Nathan Dyer and Dane Henson, the show features long-form interviews with developers and community members, news, rev...Show More
episode 28 - Minimalism and Mindfulness

51:26 | Apr 1st

This is the minimalism and mindfulness episode of simply elementary. In the news we discuss the Parental Controls and Metered Data hackfest and the February updates for Juno. In the main segments, Dane explains why old computers are still great, and ...Show More
episode 27 - Realm of Reasonability

1:18:12 | Feb 16th

We're back after a medically necessary unplanned hiatus! Find out how Nathan almost died, check out the news that has happened in the world of elementary OS since we last recorded, and then dive into a buffet of predictions to see how closely we pred...Show More
episode 26 - Juno call-in show

1:28:55 | Nov 13th, 2018

We are joined by Daniel Foré, Blake Kostner, and Cassidy James Blaede for our first ever live listener call-in show to celebrate the release of elementary OS 5.0 Juno!
episode 25 - Birds of a Feather

1:55:15 | Oct 7th, 2018

On this episode we are joined by Daniel Fore and Cassidy James Blaede to discuss our favorite features in the Juno beta, talk to Cassidy about his new job, speculate about what's afoot in the new System76 warehouse, find out why the guys have a stick...Show More
episode 24 - Wizards Who Meddle with Time

1:17:01 | Jan 21st, 2018

On this episode we take a look back at how we did with our predictions for 2017, then glance into the future with our predictions for the new year.
episode 23 - Bob's Your Uncle

1:06:52 | Nov 6th, 2017

We discuss all the incredible news that we missed in our hiatus, like the launch of AppCenter and the switch from Launchpad to GitHub, we highlight our AppCenter App of the Month, and Nathan shares a life-changing new workflow involving your template...Show More
episode 22 - Denver Preview

52:20 | Mar 7th, 2017

On this episode we discuss elementary's IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign to raise money for a sprint in Denver to build AppCenter, a pay-what-you-want app store for indie developers. We also find out which restaurant Nathan will miss the most in Denve...Show More
episode 21 - Natestradamus

45:11 | Jan 1st, 2017

We take a look at how our predictions turned out for 2016, then gaze into our crystal balls and tell you what to expect in 2017.
episode 20 - 2016 Holiday Special

42:35 | Dec 15th, 2016

On this special holiday edition of simply elementary we share the love by listing some of the things about elementary OS that we're thankful for, then talk a bit about the stuff we want to get for Christmas. Plus, Dane is cranky about Pebble going aw...Show More
episode 19 - Cheers to Loki!

47:43 | Oct 3rd, 2016

Part two of our special recording session with Daniel Foré, Cassidy James Blaede, and Blake Kostner. We sit down for a retrospective look at the Loki release, chat about our favorite features, and discuss some of the reviews. Join us for a final cele...Show More
episode 18 - flappy snap pack

53:43 | Sep 19th, 2016

On this episode we are joined by Daniel Foré, Cassidy James Blaede, and Blake Kostner as we learn the name of the next release of elementary OS! We also chat about what some of the potential plans are for the upcoming release and what the developers ...Show More
episode 17 - twinny questions with the devs (Loki Beta Special)

1:14:52 | Jun 20th, 2016

On this episode we celebrate the recent Loki beta release by chatting with several key developers of elementary OS. Find out more about Houston, learn about the decision to switch to Epiphany, and hear the reasoning behind some of the more controvers...Show More
episode 16 - speaking of Balto

1:19:54 | Apr 5th, 2016

On this episode we are joined once again by Sam Hewitt to talk about BASH on Ubuntu on Windows and the new Notes-up markdown app by Philip Scott, and then we dive into our mailbag to discuss the emails that you, the listeners, have sent in.
episode 15 - Stuart Langridge

1:38:24 | Mar 8th, 2016

Stuart Langridge, a former Canonical employee and long-time Ubuntu user, joins the show to talk about his recent experiences running elementary OS. We talk about what he loves, what he hates, and his overall impressions of elementary. You don’t want ...Show More
episode 14 - spinning a web with Blake Kostner

46:15 | Feb 23rd, 2016

This week we chat with elementary's newest employee, Blake Kostner, about web development, getting started with Vala programming, what the latest point release of Ubuntu means for elementary OS, and more.
episode 13 - free healthcare and igloos with Sam Hewitt

1:21:16 | Feb 1st, 2016

On this episode of simply elementary, Sam Hewitt joins us as we chat about the elementary team's recent trip to SCaLE, the upcoming Birdie 2.0 beta release, applications shipped in elementary OS by default, and whether or not we think we will see a v...Show More
episode 12.5 - Goin' to SCALE!

15:02 | Jan 20th, 2016

Daniel Foré and Cassidy James join us for a quick segment about their upcoming trip to SCALE. Listen to find out what the expo is all about and what the elementary team hopes to accomplish there. If you're near Pasadena this weekend, January 21-24, m...Show More
episode 12 - Avi Romanoff and the inside scoop on Houston

1:29:11 | Jan 11th, 2016

On this very special episode of simply elementary we are joined by the one and only Avi Romanoff. Avi is a coding wizard who is responsible for much of the work that has gone into elementary OS. We learn what he's been up to at university, discuss de...Show More
episode 11 - Ryan Sipes, CTO and community manager of Mycroft

1:31:15 | Dec 28th, 2015

On this festive episode of simply elementary we are joined by +Ryan Sipes, CTO and community manager of Mycroft, to talk about all things AI. We discuss Mycroft's recent fundraising success, their new hardware, the role of open source in developing t...Show More
episode 10 - Carl Richell, CEO of System76, and Jason DeRose, from System76, Novacut, and Dmedia

1:35:29 | Dec 14th, 2015

It's the System76 special! On this very special episode of simply elementary we have not one, but TWO interviews for your listening pleasure. First, we are joined by Carl Richell, CEO of System76, to talk about some of the exciting new products comin...Show More
episode 9 - Chris Timberlake and Abstract Studio

1:31:51 | Nov 23rd, 2015

On this episode of simply elementary we are joined by Chris Timberlake to chat about all things Abstract Studio! Also, Nathan talks about his recent trip to the System76 office and how YOU can get free System76 swag, the guys discuss elementary forki...Show More
episode 7 - exploring the elementary OS community Minecraft server

58:29 | Oct 26th, 2015

On this episode of simply elementary we kick around the latest news, Dane reviews Stranded, an indie game that was developed in elementary OS by Peter Moorhead (visit tinyurl.com/humblebundlepeterm for DRM-free copies of all his games), and then we d...Show More
episode 6 - getting vocal with Nathan Dyer

1:18:08 | Sep 25th, 2015

On this cursed episode of simply elementary Dane interviews Nathan about Vocal, Birdie, making money as an indie developer, and so much more. We also discuss the latest news, talk about how to get started as a new elementary community member, and rev...Show More
episode 5 - 0.3.1 release special: elementary developers roundtable

1:19:04 | Sep 3rd, 2015

On this very special episode we celebrate the highly anticipated 0.3.1 release by having a Q&A session with several of the core elementary developers using questions that you, the audience, submitted! Featuring Daniel Foré, Cassidy James, and Avi Rom...Show More
episode 4 - picking the brain of Dane Henson

57:20 | Aug 17th, 2015

On this episode Nathan interviews Dane to dig up all of the co-host's juicy secrets, then they discuss the new elementary OS Stack Exchange and debate the Fund Elementary campaign.
episode 3 - faster horses and bigger phones with Cassidy James

1:15:42 | Aug 3rd, 2015

On this interview-only episode we sit down and chat with elementary co-founder, UX designer, and all around great guy, Cassidy James.
episode 2 - Fabergé eggs and bacon cheeseburgers with Bryan Lunduke

1:27:48 | Jul 20th, 2015

On this episode we are joined by the one and only Bryan Lunduke for an incredible conversation about technology and why he is just so darn cool! We also talk about the latest news from the GNOME WestCoast Summit, have a discussion about the core phil...Show More
episode 1 - hitting the ground running with Daniel Foré

1:34:45 | Jun 29th, 2015

On this episode we: - Discuss some of the latest news and updates to elementary OS, including the recent addition of keyboard shortcuts and a new version of Midori available with headerbar support. - Interview Daniel Foré, the man who created and ...Show More