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A podcast by nerds

Each episode, our hosts, Chris (jazzsequence) and Gary (binarygary) are given a topic they know nothing about in advance, and attempt to carry on a conversation about it. Hijinks ensue.

It’s the Balderdash of podcasts.

About

Gary (binarygary), Chris (jazzs3quence) and Allison (allisonplus) are all WordPress developers who worked together at the same agency. They are all extremely sarcastic geeks and Binary Jazz was a bad idea that was accidentally a good idea. (If you’re curious about the origin story, it all started here.)

The rules are simple:

Allison conjures up a topic. Gary and Chris are given the topic immediately before recording and attempt to discuss, riff, and elucidate their knowledge on said subject.

Episodes

Contact Improvisation

In an electrical circuit when multiple outcomes might be possible and the circuit arbitrarily decides on one or a form of improvisational theatre “freeze tag”. Or something else, maybe. Our conversations detour to winter tires and coffee inception, sending email to random contacts in one’s address book and down a rabbit hole explaining why we all write PHP as opposed to a more intelligent programming language. Also: oldest friends, appropriate times for dating and teeth.

Suzuki Method

When Zlatan Ibrahimović joined the LA Galaxy, he said he wanted his legacy to be "I came, I conquered, I left." That is the Suzuki Method — a practice of entering a market (or a buffet, whatevs), doing your thing, and leaving promptly. Or maybe it has something to do with music. Also: what to …