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.
In our post WWDC 2019 follow-up, we contemplate whether Apple missed the mark or did exactly what they should have with the new Mac Pro, and some interesting stuff out of E3; Microsoft has a powerful new console coming.
In our WWDC 2019 highlights episode, we cover the broad strokes of what you need to know for the latest Apple announcements, from watchOS 6, to iPadOS and iOS 13, to macOS, and the new Mac Pro. More detail to come next week.
Does the Huawei US ban make sense? If we can't trust Huawei, why do we trust other Chinese technology companies? What evidence is there that Huawei and its affiliates are a threat to national security, and how will American businesses be affected?
Devout Mac users are concerned about Marzipan apps not being proper native macOS apps, but who remembers the transition from NeXTSTEP to OS X? We've been through major transition periods before and came out okay. We explore a bit of macOS past in today's episode and also examine Mark Gurman's findings at Bloomberg on what's coming in iOS 13 and macOS 10.15.