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#60: Anything Can Be a Smoothie

September 7th, 2017 · 86 minutes

This week kicks off with some Daisy updates and surprisingly deep dives into online banana quizzes and proper application of The Bristol Scale.

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Links and Show Notes

Merlin hates having a freezer full of fruit, and John has frankly had it with all the Britishisms. Merlin kindly offers to buy John a new dingus, and John demurs with extreme prejudice.

Moving onto John’s doggy spy camera, your hosts find much to dislike about many IoT devices. John reviews Merlin’s recent Amazon review and schools him on how to avoid creaming his audio the next time his Mac wants to die.

Why do kids just talk into the air, and since when did blindly issuing commands to Dad become such a thing? I’m in the BATHROOM.

Lacking time for a Big Topic, the boys talk more about webcam stress, smoke detector travails, and what a monstrous parent one would have to be to let their kid know about The Flop House. Aloha.

Bristol stool scale - Wikipedia

The Bristol stool scale, Bristol stool chart (BSC), Bristol stool form scale, or BSF scale is a diagnostic medical tool designed to classify the form of human faeces into seven categories.

Aimee Mann on Twitter: "Seven."
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The Flop House
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The dose makes the poison - Wikipedia
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This week Fraser and Federico welcome special guest Merlin Mann to discuss opportunities for improvements that may - or may not - arrive in iOS 11.

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