The Impromptu

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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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  • 11: What Is Fluoroelastomer?

    Synopsis: Michael and Alex, after recovering from the Easter break talk about the better than expected Tomb Raider reboot sales, Bloodborne (groan), the new Atari Netflix documentary, Star Wars being […]

  • 10: Anyone Up for A Game of Poker?

    Synopsis: We’re a bit behind in posting episode 10. Alex takes full responsibility for ending up in a food coma after the Easter holiday break. Michael and Alex start off […]

  • 9: He Wants to Hang Off A Plane

    Synopsis Part 1: Marvel’s new Thor is a woman and it turns out she’s outselling the old male Thor! Proof that gender diversity is a good thing, not only because […]

  • 8: He Just Wants His Cheese

    Synopsis Part 1: With guest Aleen Simms from The Less Than Or Equal podcast, we talk about the Batman’s personality and character traits, the controversial variant (and now pulled) Batgirl […]

  • 7: We Might Lose People to This

    It's just Michael and Alex this week as we take a break from controversial topics. Sony announced a release date for their Project Morpheus VR headset and dropped some technical details about the current version of the hardware. It seems like they've made some notable design improvements, namely it's lighter, has more sensors, a higher refresh rate, and lower latency. This isn't the first time companies have dabbled in VR, but were encumbered by technological limitations.