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 48m. Bisher sind 208 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts
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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
 
 

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,…


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 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…


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 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…


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 2015-05-13  n/a
 
 

11: What Is Fluoroelastomer?


Synopsis: Michael and Alex, after recovering from the Easter break talk about the better than expected Tomb Raider reboot sales, Bloodborne (groan), the new Atari Netflix documentary, Star Wars…


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 2015-04-18  n/a
 
 

10: Anyone Up for A Game of Poker?


Synopsis: We’re a bit behind in posting episode 10. Alex takes full responsibility for ending up in a food coma after the Easter holiday break. Michael and Alex start off by watching the new Bond m…


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 2015-04-15  n/a
 
 

9: He Wants to Hang Off A Plane


Synopsis Part 1: Marvel’s new Thor is a woman and it turns out she’s outselling the old male Thor! Proof that gender diversity is a good thing, not only because you should, but because it affects you…


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 2015-03-28  n/a