The Impromptu - Insightful Tech Analysis

The Impromptu is a weekly technology 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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 47m. Bisher sind 194 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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24: People Are Still Talking About A Battery Case


Synopsis: Everyone wants to talk about how much they hate Apple’s new iPhone case, but that’s the most interesting thing Michael and Alex wanted to discuss. Tune in to listen to a deep discussion on …


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 2015-12-20  n/a
 
 

23: Everyone Likes to Complain


Synopsis: Michael confronts Alex on his recent WordPress woes that kept him up all night. They also discussed what exactly is the current state of WordPress and where it’s headed, the 2015 video g…


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 2015-12-13  n/a
 
 

22: Adele Takes Over The World?


Synopsis: Michael and Alex talk about Adele’s choice to not make her music available on any streaming services. What are the consequences of this and what does it mean for other artists? This leads …


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 2015-12-06  n/a
 
 

21: The Future of TV


Synopsis: A quick update on Star Wars: The Force Awakens and how going back to old tech may recapture the feeling of the original trilogy. For the majority of episode 21, Michael and Alex delve into…


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 2015-11-29  n/a
 
 

20: A Package for Mr. And Mrs. Linkle


Synopsis: Before Michael could school Alex on Nintendo, once again, talk about Star Wars distracted us (skip to 3:37 for Nintendo). Duration: 37:45:00 Present: Michael, Alex. Episode Links Hyrule…


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 2015-11-21  n/a
 
 

19: If Nintendo Bombs, They’re Done


Synopsis: What is Nintendo’s core competency? Michael and Alex try to provide some analysis on current events, what’s at stake, and if Nintendo is going to pull themselves out of the mess they’re in…


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 2015-11-11  n/a
 
 

18: There Was A Crazed Cackling


Synopsis: Michael schools Alex on Guild Wars 2 and Destiny in the first segment. In the later portion of the show, talk about the Power Rangers reboot, how Gotham doesn’t make sense, the new S…


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 2015-10-28  n/a
 
 

17: Empathetic Design


Synopsis: After an unusually long hiatus, Michael and Alex are back with an impromptu Impromptu episode. We delve into the new iPhones and how the landscape of 4K video on smartphones will change…


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 2015-09-29  n/a
 
 

16: The Zeitgeist of Gaming Difficulty


This week Michael and Alex examine the cultural significance of gaming difficulty during the 80s and early 90s and how the art of game making has evolved over the last 20 years.


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 2015-07-29  n/a
 
 

15: In Dedication to Satoru Iwata


Synopsis: This week Michael and Alex decided to talk about the tragic loss of a titan in the video game industry: Mr. Satoru Iwata, CEO of Nintendo Japan. We attempted to go in chronological order…


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 2015-07-15  n/a