Episode 28 – It’s Egg Freckles All Over Again
Peter's down with 2% beer, Scott can't find the iPhone hanging right in front of his face, and Photos app is scared to use any battery. Finally, the argument about the value of ChatGPT never ends.
Wednesday, 22 Mar 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 27 – Your Dad's Greek Spinach Pie
Peter's dad had an amazing Greek spinach pie, but only on the specials menu, Friends with Brews has transcripts, Peter has a 4k monitor, and Scott can't figure out why Mac users are so afraid of touchscreens.
Tuesday, 14 Mar 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 26 – Jittery Enough
It's a special episode of FwB with Clay Daly, cameras, and computers – all the best C suite words!
Thursday, 02 Mar 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 25 – The Next Best Thing To Costa Rica
Want a vacation in the tropics? Peter had one! Scott listens in rapt envy as Peter talks about his new life and his future bungalo. Then Peter gets all Authoritarian, and Scott talks about transcribing the whole thing.
Wednesday, 22 Feb 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 24 – Aspirational Decaf
Scott couldn't handle another long distance phone call with Peter, so John Chidgey of The Engineered Network is here to give a more balanced view of AI, ML, ChatGPT, and other societal-techno issues.
Monday, 06 Feb 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 23 – Running From Zombies, with Love
LIVE FROM COSTA RICA, IT'S ... one of us, anyway. PETER! Adam and Scott are here too, in case you care. We love running from zombies, but only with love in our hearts.
Thursday, 26 Jan 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 22 – The Year of the Megapickle
Lots of tech, and a little rotator cuff! Eufy and LastPass suck at being private and secure, Peter is headed for Costa Rica, Mario Guzman makes apps you should use, and most importantly, Peter is a Strava legend! Plus a new segment called Overheard.
Thursday, 12 Jan 2023 • Episode Audio
Episode 21 – These are not Google Drive’s Toasted Nuts
Scott hates Google Drive, Peter hates software on GitHub and searching for virtual KVM's, but they both love a good cup of coffee.
Wednesday, 28 Dec 2022 • Episode Audio
Episode 20 – I’m Sorry Dave, I’m Afraid I Can’t Do That
It's a coffee epsiode!! 2001 is a Space Odyssey, and Friends with Brews is a Podcast Odyssey! Coffee, audio software, movies, browsers, programming languages, and Peter’s nose!!
Tuesday, 20 Dec 2022 • Episode Audio
Episode 19 – If I Were Desperate
It's not just about Twitter and Mastodon. Peter and Scott also complain about various body parts. Well, what did you expect? We're getting old and it's our duty to hurt and then talk about it!
Monday, 05 Dec 2022 • Episode Audio
Episode 18 – The Richest Richard
Adam joins Peter and Scott to brew things and talk about technology and Peter's knee, which apparently is not good technology.
Wednesday, 30 Nov 2022 • Episode Audio
Episode 17 – The Most Mundane Halloween
Beer AND coffee again! It was a slow week in social media (or was it?). Peter's work status is complicated. Scott asks questions about it. The Japanese love themselves a mundane Halloween, and we're here for it! Peter loves speakers in the ceiling, and Scott says you should check out a certain William Gibson book TV adaptation.
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022 • Episode Audio
Episode 2 – Things
Peter and Scott get meta by thinking about the act of thinking, and list some interesting podcasts in the process. Also hell has frozen over with respect to Evernote and Apple Notes.
Thursday, 22 Jul 2021 • Episode Audio
Episode 1 – Friends?! With Beer?!?
It's time for the first sips of Friends with Beer! Peter and Scott have some nice chocolatey stouts and talk about things that matter (to them)! Cats, cholesterol, cellphone carriers... it's all on topic!
Wednesday, 23 Jun 2021 • Episode Audio