The Impromptu


The Impromptu is a weekly podcast, hosted by Michael Norton and Alex Knight. It’s a multi-faceted show discussing how technology, design, and economics converge on topics that matter most to us. We examine the creative process and how the decisions we make, shape our perceptions and lives.

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  • 21: The Future of TV

    Synopsis: A quick update on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and how going back to old tech may recapture the feeling of the original trilogy. For the majority of episode […]

  • 20: A Package for Mr. And Mrs. Linkle

    Synopsis: Before Michael could school Alex on Nintendo, once again, talk about Star Wars distracted us (skip to 3:37 for Nintendo). Duration: 37:45:00 Present: Michael, Alex. Episode Links Hyrule Warriors […]

  • 19: If Nintendo Bombs, They’re Done

    Synopsis: What is Nintendo’s core competency? Michael and Alex try to provide some analysis on current events, what’s at stake, and if Nintendo is going to pull themselves out of […]

  • 18: There Was A Crazed Cackling

    Synopsis: Michael schools Alex on Guild Wars 2 and Destiny in the first segment. In the later portion of the show, talk about the Power Rangers reboot, how Gotham doesn’t […]

  • 17: Empathetic Design

    Synopsis: After an unusually long hiatus, Michael and Alex are back with an impromptu Impromptu episode. We delve into the new iPhones and how the landscape of 4K video on […]