The Divide Podcast

The Divide Podcast

Every fortnight we come together to tear apart a new geeky topic!
15. Virtually Reality
Aug 5, 2016 • 83 min
After a short summer break we’re back with an episode all about virtual reality. John has a fancy new HTC Vive, Ben is trying to convince himself he doesn’t need one, and Chris just wants to be on the bridge with Captain Janeway…
14. WWDC 2016 - “iTunes with tabs”
Jun 15, 2016 • 99 min
We take look at the new announcements from Apple for watchOS, tvOS, macOS, and iOS in a special episode almost as long as the WWDC keynote itself. We also have a brief chat about the latest news from E3 and Chris gets upset about the Stay Puft Marshmallow…
13. Console Yourself
May 25, 2016 • 82 min
This week we’re discussing video game consoles from our first tentative steps in the 8-bit era to the almost HD consoles of the modern day. We also discuss the Flic button, Day of the Tentacle, the Nvidia GTX 1080, Stellaris, and our predictions for WWDC.
12. Reboots - “John BoyTiger vs Jason Seagull”
May 4, 2016 • 81 min
This month we’re going in-depth with a lengthy discussion on reboots, particularly in movie franchises like Spiderman, Batman, and that film by that director we’re not allowed to mention in front of Chris. In addition, we address some board game…
11. 3D Printing - “A lemon with Trogdor arms”
Apr 6, 2016 • 66 min
We’re talking about 3D printing this week with a focus on John’s experience of the Da Vinci AIO 1.0. In addition, Chris has some updates on DC Rebirth, John is interested in the Xbox One development kit, and Ben proposes an experiment in the measurement…
10. Let us loop you in. Again.
Mar 23, 2016 • 66 min
This week we discuss the recent Apple event in which the iPhone SE and 9.7” iPad Pro were unveiled. Chris has a rant about his internet provider (before promptly being disconnected), Ben talks about Twilight Princess HD, and John gets excited about a box…
09. Board Games and Tangents - “MithRail: One does not simply ride to Mordor”
Mar 2, 2016 • 82 min
We’re discussing board games this week including such gems as 1861: The Railways of the Russian Empire, Terra Mystica, Takenoko, and Betrayal at the House on the Hill. We also have time to mention Super Hot, Deadpool, the HTC Vive, and some PC games that…
08. Drunkstarter: A discussion on crowdfunding
Feb 17, 2016 • 88 min
We chat about crowdfunding (John loves it, Ben hates it, Chris hasn’t tried it) and some of our favourite Kickstarter campaigns. We also check in on Mass Effect 4 pricing, dissect the Code 53 issue, and wonder if Nicolas Cage movies can fix online dating.
07. Mind Missiles and The Internet of Stuff
Jan 27, 2016 • 67 min
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…
06. Upcoming Video Games of 2016 - “The ‘JJ Abrams’ of game lists”
Jan 13, 2016 • 90 min
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…
05. “Jar Jar Abrams”, a Star Wars special!
Jan 3, 2016 • 126 min
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…
04. Getting into code: MARQUEEs, HotDog, and PHP
Dec 16, 2015 • 64 min
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…
03. Fitting in with all of the stereotypes
Dec 2, 2015 • 68 min
Join us for a round-table discussion of how we consume media such as audio, video and books in the modern day.
02. Three Geeks and a Toddler
Nov 18, 2015 • 57 min
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.
01. Episode 1, The Phantom Keeper
Nov 4, 2015 • 60 min
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.