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The Tinycast

Series produced by Matt Croydon

Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
Image by: Matt Croydon 
The Tinycast 

Tiny little podcasts produced with mobile gear. Short, sweet, and to the point covering topics from bollards to paternosters and everywhere in between.

Join Matt Croydon as he explores the world through quick little podcasts produced with mobile devices. The Tinycast began its life in the front seat of a Volkswagen recorded with the microphone of an iPhone. Matt quickly traded cars for the amazing acoustics of a walk in closet.

The Tinycast covers topics in design, technology, and science from deadly computer bugs to where a book belongs on the shelf of a library.


12 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Bollards outside the William B. Travis Building, Credit: Matt Croydon
Short posts called bollards are everywhere, but I'll bet you don't notice them. Learn about where they came from and all the things that they do.

  • Added: Sep 18, 2015
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: A paternoster lift in parliament of Finland, Credit: Kallerna, Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain
Peter Ellis didn't know how groundbreaking his design of Oriel Chambers was in 1864, all he knew was that nobody liked it. So he turned his focus t...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2015
  • Length: 07:45
Caption: A microphone on the dashboard of my car., Credit: Matt Croydon
It takes a lot of people and a lot of time to put together an episode of 99 Percent Invisible. A lot of the stuff they do can be scaled down to a o...

  • Added: Aug 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:13
Caption: Books about Classifying Books, Credit: Matt Croydon
You might be familiar with the Dewey Decimal System, but there's more than one way to catalog a book. FInd out more about how librarians catalog bo...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2015
  • Length: 05:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
Everybody makes mistakes. Sometimes everything turns out okay. Other times you end up with a machine like Therac-25.

  • Added: Jan 27, 2015
  • Length: 05:29
Caption: Stegosaurus Notebook mix in Auria, Credit: Matt Croydon
A cautionary tale of perfectionist paralysis and the story of the perfect stegosaurus notebook.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2014
  • Length: 03:57
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
Exploring one of my favorite weird bits and pieces of airplanes, a small wing found in front of some airplanes called a canard.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:30
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
I love it when people sweat the details. The tiniest details. Even when it's as seemingly insignificant as the spout on a teapot.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2014
  • Length: 02:45
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
An audio review of the TASCAM DR-44WL portable audio recorder with WiFi. Also includes commentary on how well the recorder handles various external...

  • Added: Nov 08, 2014
  • Length: 05:57
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
A look at information density in shorter podcasts.

  • Added: Nov 05, 2014
  • Length: 03:05
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
I really wanted to play I Left My Wallet in El Segundo in a recent episode. This is why I didn’t.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2014
  • Length: 04:01
Caption: The Tinycast, Credit: Matt Croydon
I used Apple Pay for the first time earlier this week and wanted to share some thoughts and observations about it, including the transaction itself.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2014
  • Length: 03:09