Elias and Sean grew up together overseas before studying engineering in Germany and the US respectively. Breadcrumbs is their weekly chat about things past, present, and future.

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95: Frankensteinian Cable Setup


On the first day of Elias’s eight weeks off, he and Sean reflect on the past six months in relation to their “yearly” themes and look ahead to the next six.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 64.6MB - Duration: 1:29:36 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

94: Psychological Spanner in the Works


In another meandering show, Elias and Sean discuss Elias’s presentation and exhibition, life after his thesis, apartments, and the World Cup.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 44.8MB - Duration: 1:01:24 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

93: Our Hero, the German National Football Team


The night before Elias’s presentation, he gives an update on preparing for that and his coming exhibition; Sean gives an update on settling in (there’s not much to say); and Elias recounts the heroic tale of Germany’s victory against Sweden.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 30MB - Duration: 41:41 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

92: Make These Pink Balloons Happen


Elias has been following the World Cup; Sean has been aware that it’s happening. They discuss expectations in sports and in the workplace and how expectations affect performance.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 32MB - Duration: 44:27 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

91: Literal Stretch Goal


A day after Sean’s move and in anticipation of Elias’s later this year, the two discuss the typical reasons for moving and their own, how moving is different as an adult, and the battle between the effort involved and their complacency.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 41.4MB - Duration: 57:31 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

90: Ahoy Telephone, Publish the Show


Elias and Sean bring back the chess clock to talk about Apple’s WWDC Keynote, iOS 12, watchOS 5, and macOS Mojave. Oh yeah, also tvOS.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 35MB - Duration: 48:33 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

89: Allergic to Paper


Elias and Sean discuss their enjoyment of writing (or lack thereof) and to what degree they see more writing in their future.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 39.9MB - Duration: 55:26 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

88: Filing Down a U-Beam


Elias and Sean discuss writing – from the purpose and value of different types of writing to the difficulty of translating thoughts and concepts from the mind to the page. In the aftershow, Sean has some Drafts follow up.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 42.3MB - Duration: 58:44 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

87: Some Shebang System


Elias and Sean talk about automation – from systems of human-based automation that have existed from ages past to the scripts that run on their computing devices today.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 45.5MB - Duration: 1:03:13 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

86: Objectively Stupid Light


Elias and Sean discuss hiking, camping, and cycling gear – what type of trip they’d gear up for if they could go all out, what purchases they’ve been delighted or disappointed by, and upcoming trips they’re preparing for.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 55.25MB - Duration: 1:20:28 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

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