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Debug 42: Swift roundtable

Debug 42: Swift roundtable

Debug is a casual, conversational interview show featuring the best developers in the business about the amazing apps they make and why and how they make them. On this episode Natalia Berdys of Foodo Kitchen, Don Melton, former director of internet technology at Apple, and Brent Simmons of Vesper...
Don Melton shares memories of Steve Jobs

Don Melton shares memories of Steve Jobs

Don Melton, former director of internet technologies at Apple and the man charged with pushing WebKit and Safari out into the world, has posted the full version of his Memories of Steve article to his website, donmelton.com. Let me be up front saying that I did not know Steve well, but I had...
Review 10: Tombstone

Review 10: Tombstone

Don, Matt, Guy, and Rene skin Tombstone and see what happens. That’s right, we’re throwing down on Wyatt and the Earp brothers, Doc Holiday and the Cowboys, the shoot out at the O.K Corral, and the vendetta that followed. Ad hoc is our movie and entertainment show and this episode we're talking...
Vector 32: The ultra-high definition future of television and transcoding

Vector 32: The ultra-high definition future of television and transcoding

Vector is Mobile Nations' cross-site, cross-platform analysis podcast where we talk about the biggest stories and issues in tech with the smartest people in the industry. On this week's episode, Don Melton and Guy English join Rene to get super geeky about 4K TV (aka UHD or 2160p), HEVC (aka H....
Want to transcode Blu-Ray/DVD to MP4 video using disc images? Now there's a script for that!

Want to transcode Blu-Ray/DVD to MP4 video using disc images? Now there's a script for that!

Back in November, the legendary Don Melton sat down with me to record Vector 22: transcoding video, all about getting the best-possible results for personal use. Don was kind enough to formalize some scripts to help move media from Blu-Ray/DVD to MP4 format, namely, "transcode video file" and "...
Review 9: Blade runner

Review 9: Blade runner

Don, Matt, Guy, and Rene podcast about things you wouldn't believe. Androids dreaming of electric sheep. Blades running after replicants shown to be real men. All those… versions… so many cuts, like tears… in… rain. Ad hoc is our entertainment and media podcast, and this episode is all about...
Review 8: The Princess Bride

Review 8: The Princess Bride

Our names are Don, Matt, Guy, and Rene. This is the Princess Bride. Prepare for podcast! Inconceivably, this is the one where we give you our words as Spaniards that we talk all about Rob Reiner’s classic storybook story. (Only not left handed.) What made it so memorable, how did they get away...
Vector 22: How to rip and transcode video for the best quality possible

Vector 22: How to rip and transcode video for the best quality possible

Don Melton, former Engineering Director of Internet Technologies at Apple, talks about his non-browser-based passions - Blu-Ray, transcoding, H.264, and managing massive amounts of media. Warning: Contains extreme nerdery. Subscribe in iTunes Subscribe in RSS Download...
Review 7: RoboCop

Review 7: RoboCop

Dead or alive you’re podcasting about RoboCop! It’s another edition of 80s movies with Don Melton, joined by Matt Drance, Guy English, and Rene Ritchie. Yes, it's a bunch of Apple nerds talking all about the Paul Verhoeven classic, which, like the Matrix, has no sequels (but does have guns, guns...
Review 5: Dune

Review 5: Dune

Guy English, Don Melton, and Rene Ritchie talk about Dune, the classic Frank Herbert novel and the crazy David Lynch film. It all goes spice-wacky quickly, however, and no 1980s sci-fi is left unharmed. Yes, this podcast is a killing word. Subscribe via RSS...

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