Episodes related to topic: joe

Top Brew “K” is for Keurig
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

There are twelve Keurig coffee makers for sale at Joe’s local Target. People love these devices, so what do we make of them? Eight years ago, Joe’s java journey started with two of these machines. How did Keurigs lead him to artisinal coffee? Eric and Joe debate the pros and cons of K-cups and evaluate what coffee drinkers they serve best.

Techtonic Playing Golf with Master Yoda

Jelly and Joe review the iPad Pro and Pencil as a professional tool for designers and illustrators.

Top Brew Bending Our Minds with Pumpkin Spice
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Believe it or not, Eric has never had a Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte. So we sat down to have one of this year’s pumpkin-puree-infused recipe and give it our review while we cringe at the number of toxic artificial and “natural” ingredients Starbucks uses for their fancy beverages.

Techtonic What Would a Pixar Guy Do

User experience design is what exactly? The guys discuss the field with Sean Doran.

Top Brew Combination Coffee Grinder and Pencil Sharpener
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Joe returns from vacation in Panama City thirsty for craft coffee in Atlanta, so he gives a report of his first visit to Octane Coffee in Midtown. Also, Eric and Joe review Stumptown Coffee Roaster’s ‘brew kits’ intended for beginning to enthusiast levels of coffee prep at home and travel.

Techtonic It’s Not Serial’s Fault

Joe and our guest Tim Smith discuss college, web development, podcasting, and radio.

Top Brew Exploration of the Whole Coffee Game
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

Craft coffee is unique to different parts of the world, even on the East and West coasts of the United States. Our guest, Nick Jesch from outside Portland, Oregon, discusses with Joe his expertise in all aspects of the coffee process: from dirt to the cup. As a dealer, Nick is experienced with a wide range of equipment, roasting and brewing methods, and so much more. Nick has stories to share about coffee farmers and successfully transforming mediocre beans into exceptional roasts.

Techtonic Electric Blue Saturday

Joshua and Joe discuss restoring Mac OS X, follow-up for Apple TV remotes, Cyber Monday shopping, and more.

Top Brew The Cost of Fine Coffee and Your Standards of Taste
Hosted by Joseph Darnell and Eric Rauch

This week on the podcast, Eric and Joe talk about Thrasher Coffee’s new decaf and espresso roasts, coffee bag packaging, and debate how much coffee drinkers are willing to pay for their coffee. There are two kinds of coffee customers. Which one are you?

Techtonic ‘Karl the Fog’ App

Joe Darnell and John Saddington discuss technology in relation to our work ethic, John’s app projects, and creativity.