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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 211 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts

31: You Can Pry Encryption from Our Cold Dead iPhones

Synopsis: Michael joins Alex in the Hologram Radio studio this week to discuss the FBI’s demands on Apple to build a backdoor into iOS. They also discuss the fascinating article from The New Yorker o…


 2016-02-20  n/a

30: Honey You Bricked My Smartphone

Synopsis: Michael and Alex briefly touch on the recent “error 53” bricked iPhone story, discussed at length the new CBC Star Trek series, and of course the new Batman v Superman trailer. Duration: 1:…


 2016-02-13  n/a

29: The Twitter Police – with Jordan Cooper

Synopsis: Michael Norton is away this week, recovering from a nasty virus going around. While he rests up, Alex talks to comedian Jordan Cooper about Twitter suspending 125,000 accounts tied to ISIS…


 2016-02-07  n/a

28: iOS Has A Lovely Orange Hue

Synopsis: iOS 9.3 has been announced and it includes a surprising amount of big new features–notably an automatic display colour change, depending on the time of day. What impact will this have on o…


 2016-01-24  n/a

27: Rednecks Take Oregon

Synopsis: Michael, recovering from a cold, phones it in instead of coming into the studio, so pardon the audio quality. This week, we are joined by Kelly Guimont, prolific writer and podcast…


 2016-01-16  n/a

26: Rage Against The Job Stealing Machines

Synopsis: CES isn’t entirely exciting, but there are some things in the 4K TV space that are for 2016. Michael and Alex quickly shift from hardware discussion to something more meaningful–how North A…


 2016-01-10  n/a

25: Too Trek, Too Furious

Synopsis: What’s wrong with the Stat Trek: Beyond trailer? Michael and Alex talk about their grievances and how the reboot movies don’t feel Star Trek enough. What are laser projectors and how good a…


 2015-12-27  n/a

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 …


 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…


 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 …


 2015-12-06  n/a