Supercomputer is a show with Alex Cox and Matthew Cassinelli – join in as they figure out how to make sense out of a mess of technology..
See You Later, Nerds
Sep 10 • 76 min
Alex and Matthew talk about the close of the beta season – and the close of the show.
Android Just Smells Like Home (feat. Julia Skott)
Sep 6 • 51 min
Matthew hosts special guest Julia Skott – quite literally in his home. Julia’s all about Android, but uses an iPad and Mac, so the two have a lot to talk about. Plus Julia is just amazing.
Interview w/ Greg Pierce, creator of x-callback-url
Jul 26 • 47 min
While Alex was away, Matthew interviewed developer Greg Pierce, creator of Drafts and the x-callback-url spec that kicked off deeper interest in iOS automation.
Your Phone, Your Choice
Jul 16 • 56 min
After a few weeks, Alex & Matthew are back to talk about the beta experiences so far. Matthew hung out in Apple Business Chat, Alex gets excited about Automation triggers, and everyone is assigned a book for summer reading.
A Billion Pockets, Y’all!
Jun 17 • 65 min
Alex and Matthew are back from WWDC (for real this time) and are VERY excited about Shortcuts. Alex also briefly shouts about the Mac Pro, and Matthew needs a monitor.
WWDC 2030 Predictions
May 30 • 16 min
Matthew and Alex share their insights into neo-modern Apple from the year 2030.
A Freaky Friday Situation
May 24 • 51 min
This week, Alex and Matthew realize that they are slowly becoming each other.
AppleScript Wasn’t Born in a Day
May 15 • 56 min
Following last week’s after one day, a discussion of Matthew’s morning routine sparks discussion about how Apple is changing.
A Little Circle to Poke
May 8 • 68 min
It’s a real grab bag of topics on this very special Emergency Pod™️. Home screens are rearranged, task management apps are debated, and there are even some challenges assigned.
The Notes and Friends We Made Along the Way
May 1 • 60 min
Matthew and Alex finally have The Talk. About notes.
Snacking On Digital Minimalism
Apr 23 • 62 min
This week, Alex and Matthew cover Cal Newport’s new book Digital Minimalism and its impact.
It’s Pretty Much All My Fault
Apr 16 • 34 min
This week, Alex invites a DIFFERENT Matthew onto the show to talk about their home automation setup.
So Mini Problems, So Little Time
Apr 9 • 47 min
Alex and Matthew review the new iPad mini!
Into The Weeds (feat. Rosemary Orchard)
Apr 2 • 65 min
The fabulous Rosemary Orchard joins as the first guest on Supercomputer – and she blows your hosts’ minds.
Shortcuts 2.2: All About Your Notes
Mar 26 • 34 min
Matthew tells Alex all about Shortcuts 2.2 – including a secret hidden in the Notes actions
I Get Most Work Done On My Phone
Mar 20 • 41 min
Your hosts discuss the primary computer for most people: their phones.
The Video Production Can Of Worms
Mar 12 • 82 min
This week, Alex shows Matthew how little he knows about video production.
I Have Control Issues
Mar 5 • 58 min
Alex and Matthew discuss the disappearance of Control Center – and how it overlaps with Shortcuts.
The Case of the Last Case
Feb 26 • 72 min
Alex and Matthew reflect on the month’s Apple-related news, giving the hot takes some room and seeing how we’re feeling after some extra context. Plus, there’s a celebrity appearance.
There Are Many Like It, But This Home Screen Is Mine
Feb 19 • 59 min
Alex and Matthew cover how they make sense out of a mess of apps.
I Want To Play On Easy Mode
Feb 11 • 59 min
This week, Matthew interviews Alex about how she gets work done at Cards Against Humanity. Plus Alex has a… great magic trick at the end.
Oh, Anyway. Computers!
Feb 4 • 59 min
Alex and Matthew talk about Google Home Hub, yearly themes, and our pitch.
Behind The Cute Curtain
Jan 25 • 39 min
Matthew and Alex talk about going from beginner shortcuts to the next level with the “If” scripting action, plus how this all could be a bit easier.
Consumers and Their Fragile Minds
Jan 17 • 41 min
Matthew and Alex are here for the New Apple.
The OG GTD
Jan 11 • 30 min
This week, Matthew and Alex explore some of their holiday experiments, as well as how to value your time as much as you value your computer.
I Can’t Be Trusted With A Computer
Nov 30, 2018 • 65 min
This week, Matthew talks about getting his work done entirely on iOS, and Alex talks about her love of tomatoes.
Least Sexy, But Amazing
Nov 23, 2018 • 77 min
This week, Matthew ponders why you can’t get real work done on iOS, and Alex works herself into a tizzy about Pokemon and old men.
No One Is Taking Away Your Computer
Nov 16, 2018 • 58 min
In a caffeine-fueled rage, Alex & Matthew pleasantly discuss the viability of iPad Pros as computers.
Rainbow Gesture 🌈
Nov 9, 2018 • 56 min
Your hosts’ iPads have arrived! Matthew wants to change the way we think about the philosophy of Apple, and Alex is very concerned about folios big and small.
The Medium Place
Nov 2, 2018 • 58 min
After Apple’s October event, Alex and Matthew convince themselves into and out of, then back into buying iPad Pros. Warning: strong feelings inside.
Oct 25, 2018 • 58 min
Matthew smashes his buttons and Alex gets carried away with HomeKit aspirations before speculating about Apple’s Fall Event.
The Allegory of Dark Mode
Oct 18, 2018 • 66 min
Your hosts are back after a short break – and they talked about a bunch of shortcuts for day-to-day tasks.
Oct 4, 2018 • 70 min
Your hosts dive into task managers like OmniFocus and Things, but it turns out to be a lot to cover – stay tuned for the second installment! Alex loves her tags, Matthew defends Things from Alex’s violent opposition, and there’s a silly rant at the end…
I’m Just Petting My Wrist Right Now
Sep 27, 2018 • 56 min
Your hosts discuss their new Apple treats, the shift to using shortcuts in day to day life, and forging ahead with magic variables.
Butts to the Max
Sep 20, 2018 • 75 min
This week, your hosts are excited for the release of iOS 12 and Shortcuts! Matthew reveals some behind the scenes lunch strategies from his time at Workflow, Alex wants a way to track when she’s late, and both talk about their iPhone choices.
Sep 13, 2018 • 48 min
Matthew explains the whole Sep 12 Apple Event to Alex – hear her real reactions to the iPhone naming strategies. Matthew details his fall, both are excited about HomePod, and one of them starts a #crispy YouTube channel.
Suitcase is Charging!
Sep 6, 2018 • 60 min
This week, your hosts discuss their travel checklists – Alex hates planes, Matthew loves a good snack, and both will be at XOXO this weekend! Come say hi! If you’re enjoying the show so far, please rate the show in iTunes and Recommend it in Overcast if…
Aug 28, 2018 • 52 min
This week, your hosts cover their morning routines – Alex has a regimen, Matthew has almost none, and both dream up ways Shortcuts might change things.
Silly Siri Foibles
Aug 21, 2018 • 45 min
Your hosts talk voice assistants – Matthew triggers your Echo, Alex triggers your HomePod, and everybody hates that one guy.
Your Brain on Technology
Aug 6, 2018 • 39 min
Meet your hosts, hear about their first computers, & start learning about Shortcuts
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