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Back to Work
Back to Work

Back to Work is an award winning talk show with Merlin Mann and Dan Benjamin discussing productivity, communication, work, barriers, constraints, tools,... more

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Episode 605: A Case for a Life

DISCUSSED: Dan begins a new journey into smart home living, and Merlin is excited about common misconceptions. Links:List of common misconceptions... more

31 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 4 minutes
Episode 604: Grandpa's Automation

DISCUSSED: After settling some confusion about Anna Borg, the boys settle into an amble about the state of voice assistants... more

24 Jan 2023 · 59 minutes
Episode 603: A Jaws of Life for Playgrounds

DISCUSSED: Merlin is extremely happy with a suggestion that Dan made, and Dan has a bunch of apps he's excited... more

17 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Episode 602: Apple Juice Flood

Typing on an iPad, rhyming compulsively, default media, and taking a young foodie out on the town.Links:7UP Commercial- Make 7...UP... more

11 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 2 minutes
Episode 601: Big Broom

DISCUSSED: Merlin is excited about reading, and Dan sometimes puts his time in a box. Also: Breaking Bad. Links:Living In Expectation... more

04 Jan 2023 · 1 hour, 12 minutes
Episode 600: The Trauma of My Chumby

DISCUSSED: Merlin recommends an exciting new beta; Dan gets a new e-reader; and Merlin has a lot to say about... more

20 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 13 minutes
Episode 599: Self-Involved at Scale

DISCUSSED: a classic odds n' sods episode encompassing a missing remote (and a failed system), some wallet FU, cool help... more

06 Dec 2022 · 1 hour, 10 minutes
Episode 598: Chewbacca Credit Union

Merlin is still on Island Time, so discussion is mostly limited to Columbo, Star Wars, Merlin's playlists, Ellsworth, and, of... more

29 Nov 2022 · 54 minutes
Episode 597: The Bronze Hour

DISCUSSED: Dan has a new concern; some thoughts on resistance; Merlin shares a new insight on creativity and sleep; Dan... more

16 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 6 minutes
Episode 596: Turkey Legs in the Renaissance

DISCUSSED: Merlin is playing with his new dingus; Dan almost talks about wallets; try Tailscale to make your stuff work... more

08 Nov 2022 · 1 hour, 17 minutes
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Episode 605: A Case for a Life
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