Dispatch #33: “Dear Santa…”

Photo by Brent Knepper.  

Photo by Brent Knepper.  

This week, Cher and James release a Dispatch to ol’ Saint Nick, pleading and begging for their Christmas wishes to be fulfilled. Also, Cher found a holiday poem for the season!

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References made during our conversation:

‘Twas The Night Before a Programmer’s Christmas, a poem for the geek in all of us

Cher Top 3 Tech Christmas Wishes:

A Sims-Diamond hologram, that tells the world what you’re listening to

Multiple accounts logins for Instagram, so Cher can leave a good app review

MacBooks should have touchscreens, living their best Toshiba lives

James Top 3 Tech Christmas Wishes:

Better audio core support for podcasting on iOS 10 for iPads, so his editing struggle isn’t so real

Content Blocker for Dreams, the dopest idea James ever had

VCs, fund a full-sized male fashion startup already! James deserves a Skittles variety of jeans

Thanks for listening to episode 33. It couldn't have been made without the help of the following folks:

The Chicago Podcast Cooperative. Like this show? You might enjoy Blastropodcast. Blastropodcast is a pretend science show, hosted by an horrible doctor from the Italian Renaissance. Join host Dottore Balordo and his guests as they explore new science topics every episode. Let us experiment with yourself.

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Script written by Cher and James.

Music by U+1F60C.

Until next time, keep things Open Ended.