A weekly in-depth discussion of video and software development topics from divergent media, llc. Use the link at the left to subscribe, or browse past episodes below.
After our getting-married-and-stuff hiatus, we're back. On this episode, we discuss the economics of app sales and the options for growing a company in the current environment.
Dec 10, 2014
This week, we talk about the upcoming release of MXF support within EditReady, as well as our thoughts on backup and the iWatch.
Sep 05, 2014
This week, we discuss some more cool stuff from siggraph, plus the ways that Slack is changing our "office" for the better.
Aug 25, 2014
This week, we talk about the buzz around indie development - is it dead?
Aug 01, 2014
No, not really. It's an episode about metadata. And other miscellany.
Jul 26, 2014
Oh right, podcast!
In this episode, we review the last six months of divergent media. In particular, we describe the technical underpinnings of our new app, EditReady. In addition, we discuss Swift and the possibility of other types of specialized hardware.
Jul 14, 2014
This week, we discuss the pros and cons of translation for apps, and the boring and lazy nature of new media.
Nov 26, 2013
Have we missed the BitCoin bus? Do we care? And just how awesome is H.265?
Nov 19, 2013
This week, Mike and Colin discuss the significance of an open source h264 implementation from Cisco, BitTorrent Sync, and the financial system.
Nov 06, 2013
New Everything from Apple. Except 4K cinema displays. Lamentation.
Oct 29, 2013
This week, Colin makes the jump to T-Mobile, we give our predictions for the upcoming Apple event, and talk about a variety of innovative new hardware devices.
Oct 22, 2013
This week, we round up some innovations in input devices, and talk about the world of international roaming for mobile phone customers.
Oct 17, 2013
This week, we catch up on the news and mumble a lot.
Oct 03, 2013
This week we go over some recent bits of interesting news, and say goodbye to some old friends.
Aug 27, 2013
This week, we dive in on the things Mike saw at Siggraph, and talk about the Kickstarter economy for hardware startups.
Aug 01, 2013
This week, we muddle through some random news. Time for a nap.
Jul 05, 2013
This week on the show, we discuss the good and bad aspects of developing and debugging applications in a modern environment. We also pontificate about OpenCL and the complexity of starting an app from scratch.
Jun 26, 2013
This week, a roundup of the things we care about from WWDC, and a discussion of Adobe Creative Cloud (we love it). Plus, a few other random bits of information from around the internet.
Jun 21, 2013
In the triumphant return of Divergent Opinions, we discuss the upcoming WWDC conference, and the newly released ScopeBox 3.3, which includes ScopeLink. Check it out for yourself at www.divergentmedia.com/scopebox
Jun 05, 2013
Another NAB has come and gone. In this episode, we review the things that we found most interesting, exciting, or telling.
Apr 11, 2013
What's in store for Avid, and will Apple's new push on Final Cut Pro X make an impact? We round up the news and talk about NAB 2013.
Mar 28, 2013
Some fancy new sensors portend exciting cameras in the future. And, is working from home instant death for a corporation? Mike and Colin share their own experiences, vis-a-vis the lastest work-from-home controversy at Yahoo!
Mar 12, 2013
This week, we cover the strife in the VFX industry, the unionization movement, and where that space is going.
Feb 26, 2013
A basic roundup of the week's news, after a busy week shipping Phosphor.
Feb 07, 2013
In this episode, we discuss our brand new application, Phosphor! We're incredibly excited to have this application on the market, and we're eager to know what you think. Let us know! In this episode, we cover the motivation behind Phosphor, and describe the development process.
Jan 29, 2013
Post CES, Pre NAB, not a lot of big news in the industry, so we discuss the Boeing 787, the renewed interest in Chromebooks, and Facebook Graph Search.
Jan 17, 2013
Just how many Ks are enough? We round up the news out of CES, and talk about the Internet Of Things.
Jan 10, 2013
Mike and Colin talk about thunderbolt for Mac Pros, 3d printing, and the year ahead.
Dec 14, 2012
How hard is it to make a camera? Or to make anything? Mike and Colin discuss.
Nov 28, 2012
4K is the new 2k - what does it mean for production? Mike and Colin run through the future of RAW workflows and 4K signaling, plus discuss the shakeup at Apple.
Nov 07, 2012
This week, we released a major update to ScopeBox - ScopeBox 3.1. In this episode, we run through all the new features, plus round up some news from the week.
Oct 18, 2012
New iPhones! And loads of IBC/Photokina news - Summer is definitely over.
Sep 19, 2012
We're back! A bit of an argument about Apple/Samsung, plus all the latest tech news and plenty of awkward pauses.
Sep 06, 2012
Mike and Colin round up the new H.265 video standard, plus a variety of other bits of news.
Aug 21, 2012
Siggraph was awesome! A roundup of the coolness.
Aug 10, 2012
Mike and Colin dive in depth on the recent flesh line controversy and give a history of what the flesh line is all about. Also, a round up of the week’s news.
Aug 02, 2012
This week, Mike and Colin cover the launch of Mountain Lion and the Olympics, plus some cool new cameras.
Jul 28, 2012
This week, Mike and Colin cover the impending launch of Mac OS X 10.8 "Mountain Lion," Avid's recent selloffs, our new job posting, and some cool new cameras.
Jul 20, 2012
And we're back. After a bit of a haitus, Divergent Opinions returns, triumphantly, to round up the news from WWDC, and anything else we found interesting from the last few weeks.
Jun 30, 2012
This week, Mike and Colin round up all the news and excitement from NAB 2012. What a party it was! New hardware, new software, and not nearly enough sleep.
Apr 26, 2012
This week, Mike and Colin dive deep on the current state of codecs, and where they're going in the future. We also round up the latest pre-NAB launches, and discuss the coming show.
Apr 05, 2012
Mike and Colin discuss the launch of ScopeBox 3, and dive deep on the new iPad and h.264 support in FireFox.
Mar 23, 2012
This week, Mike and Colin talk about the impending release of ScopeBox 3!
Feb 29, 2012
Mike and Colin round up the news from CES and MacWorld, plus Apple's blowout earnings and some innovation from Sony.
Jan 26, 2012
Mike and Colin discussion various bits of post-holiday news, and argue about the significance of the impending NAB show.
Jan 05, 2012
Acquisitions, nerd fights, licensing and FPGAs - this week, Mike and Colin round up the news of the week and then dive into the proposed royalty free MPEG standards.
Dec 21, 2011
This week, an in-depth discussion on PsF and dying SD cards, plus some notes on other interesting news.
Dec 02, 2011
Mike and Colin dive into announcements from BlackMagic and The Foundry, plus Final Cut Pro X 10.0.2 and the mythical Apple TV.
Nov 16, 2011
Automatic Duck goes free, Canon and Red announce some cool new cameras, and Apple abandons everything ever.
Nov 04, 2011
Colin and Mike talk about a bunch of news stories, and then discuss the software testing methodologies in use at divergent media, inc.
Oct 25, 2011
Mike and Colin round up the news. The iPhone 4S and the death of Steve Jobs come first. Then a discussion of some more cool projects from Adobe, 3d rendering technology, and the death of film.
Oct 15, 2011
Mike and Colin discuss FCPX 10.0.1 (or is that ... nevermind) as well as other bits of news from the week. Links:
Sep 23, 2011
This week, a round up of the news from IBC, as well as indepth on the addition of a ProRes decoder to libavcodec. Link:
Sep 16, 2011
Colin and Mike catch up on the news, and discuss the evolution of CCD and cmos sensors. For more information, check out:
Sep 08, 2011
Colin and Mike discuss the shipment of the Ultrastudio 3d, new announcements from RED, the Chinese 2k camera, computer upgrades, FCS3 back on sale, and 3d monitors. Also be sure to check out http://www.jenshesse.com/.
Sep 02, 2011
Goodbye Steve. Discussion of moire effects and a variety of other things.
Aug 27, 2011
Aug 17, 2011
Mike and Colin talk about the interesting papers out of the siggraph conference, and the rapid innovations taking place in 3d imaging.
Aug 09, 2011
Mike and Colin discuss migrating a server to a virtualized hosting platform, and then dig into why you're all screwing up handling interlaced footage.
Aug 02, 2011
Mike and Colin catch up on the news of the week, discuss the impending demise of optical distribution, and dive deep on the history and future of interframe video compression
Jul 26, 2011
Mike and Colin discuss what excites them about Lion, as well as the new Macs and two new papers on hacking FPGAs.
Jul 22, 2011
This week, coverage of the recent Avid event, a discussion on the suitability of Avid for different editing situations, a new definition of "Pro" and discussion of the arrival of Thunderbolt products on the market.
Jul 15, 2011
This week, Mike and Colin discuss the evolution of computer technology as it relates to rendering video data. We cover CPU-based rendering, the evolution of OpenGL, and the introduction of OpenCL.
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Jul 07, 2011
Mike and Colin discuss Final Cut Pro X, including some history on how we got to this point, and why the existing app had to die.
Jun 30, 2011