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. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast

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…


 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…


 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…


 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…


 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…


 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.


 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…


 2015-07-15  n/a

14: We’re Late To This

Synopsis: Michael and Alex come back after a hiatus with an incredibly overdue (late) episode covering WWDC, E3, and the future of gaming with respect to VR. Duration: 1:02:06 Present: Michael,…


 2015-07-04  n/a

13: I’ve Been Sitting in The Sun All Day

Synopsis: Aleen from Less Than Or Equal podcast joins us once again. We discussed a variety of interesting topics, from the Konami/Kojima disaster, Black Widow being erased from her own scene in the…


 2015-05-16  n/a

12: Avocados at Law

Synopsis: Alex eases listeners into a very brief conversation about Apple Watch by trolling everyone with the sad Jean-Luc Picard flute song. Skip to the 22 minute mark if you care to move past that…


 2015-05-13  n/a