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Saturday, May 31, 2014

#59: On Steve Ballmer


Talking all things surrounding Steve Ballmer's $2B purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers, including Donald Sterling, V. Stiviano, the tape, Ballmer's run at Microsoft, and more.

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Friday, May 30, 2014

#58: Tom McQueeny


My younger brother Tom McQueeny returns to the podcast to talk about the idea of the 15 hour work week, which economist John Maynard Keynes said, in 1928, would be norm of his grandchildren's time.  The conversation moves to what this mean to innovations like Apple's iPhone, and whether some people in a Keynesian type of work society would still need to put in the really long hours.

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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

#57: Family Vacations


Matt is joined by Mary Amoroso (mom), Melany McQueeny (wife), and Tom McQueeny (brother) on Carleton Island - in the Thousand Islands - to talk about vacationing in upstate New York.  Mary came to the area as a kid with her parents and siblings, and the family she had has been calling it a vacation home since 1981.  The podcast touches on the history of the area, personal stories, and the rhythms of family.

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Friday, May 23, 2014

#56: Goodbye Internet?


Matt gives his impassioned thoughts on the Net Neutrality debate and the Federal Communication Commission's vote to move forward with a proposal that appears to promote a tiered internet.

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Monday, May 19, 2014

#55: Lip Reading on the Mound


Matt talks about the silliness of lip reading in baseball, the happenings on a long Sunday drive to see his uncle in the hospital, a gas station attendant who started a conversation about a $400,000 car, mowing five miles of lawn, and coping with information overload.
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Saturday, May 10, 2014

#54: Andrey Lurye, Marq Romero


Matt is joined by Andrey Lurye and Marq Romero to discuss Apple's reported discussions to purchase Beats Electronics.  The conversation touches on the state of streaming music, android vs. iOS, and whether the purchase is more a hardware or software play.

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Monday, May 5, 2014

#53: Me


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Matt talks Brooklyn Nets as they head to Miami after beating the Toronto Raptors in Game 7, marriage negotiations and how he watched Game 7, and his compulsion to move from the iPhone to an Android phone.
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Music: Matthew McQueeny, "Waitin' on a sunny day" (Bruce Springsteen)

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