It was just about one year ago that a powerful explosion triggered a multitude of chemical reactions which caused a mutation in the primordial ooze that resulted in the birth of The Verge. It has since grown from an awkward and slimy baby into a mischievous but lovable toddler. The cultural phenomenon evolved a lot in the first year, but it still has a lot of growing up to do.
On this weeks Vergecast Josh, Nilay, and Paul take a moment to celebrate and reflect on the past year. And what better way to celebrate than with party hats, cup cakes, and a rousing political debate.
- 00:11:30 - AT&T loosens FaceTime restrictions, allows some iPhone 5 and iPad users to video chat over LTE
- 00:22:50 - Offline: the election
- 00:26:15 - Feed the machine: America's stumble through a decade of electronic voting
- 01:00:00 - Losing it at the movies with Film Crit Hulk
- 01:01:35 - Condo at the End of the World
- 01:04:30 - Against the future: inside the Jewish anti-internet rally
- 01:07:55 - Of mic3 and men: deadmau5 and the rise of trancepop
- 01:08:50 - Review philosophy
- 01:19:30 - The Vergecasters answer your questions from chat