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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25: The Guy We Went to for Worms


This week, Elias and Sean talk about video games on a variety of console/computer/handheld systems—starting with games they grew up with, and then talking about what they're playing now.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 63.35MB - Duration: 1:32:15 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

24: Hamster Buying


Elias quizzes Sean about cultural norms in the US and compares them to sometimes similar but often very different expectations in German culture.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 80.12MB - Duration: 1:56:41 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

23: It's a Lot More Effective to Be Mean


Elias gets his AirPods, while Sean's been testing them for about a week now. They briefly look back at the announcement of the original iPhone ten years ago, and then they settle in for a discussion of board and card games. Elias goes on an adventure.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 74.55MB - Duration: 1:48:34 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

22: A Guy Who Needs a Lot of Crutches


Sean gets home from traveling and gets a package, Elias publishes a thing, and they talk about New Year's resolutions – as a concept, and some of their own hopes and ambitions going into the new year.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 57.47MB - Duration: 1:23:42 m (96 kbps 32000 Hz)

21: Five Candles and a Color Scheme


Sean and Elias talk about Christmas traditions growing up, getting strangely fixated on advent wreaths and potato salad. In the aftershow, they talk about time management systems.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 64.35MB - Duration: 1:33:43 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

20: Programming-Adjacent Language


In perhaps the quintessential Breadcrumbs episode, Sean and Elias talk about where they've come from and where they hope to go with a creative-yet-technical topic, in this case programming. Recorded in September.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 67.24MB - Duration: 1:37:55 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

19: My Eyes Were Rolling So Hard


Elias and Sean talk about the anti-technology/social media message in a couple of videos from a couple years ago and a much more recent article.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 45.19MB - Duration: 1:05:49 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

18: Muffins Are Awesome


Elias and Sean discuss: some photography follow-up, a little bit of movies and Netflix, the iPhone 7 Plus camera features, Elias's downgrade to an iPhone 6, changes for both of them in task management, and the artist formerly known as EJ going public.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 52.52MB - Duration: 1:16:29 m (96 kbps 44100 Hz)

17: On the Fancy Camera Train


Recorded in August, EJ and Sean talk photography—their gear, their backstories, and what they enjoy about it.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 41.69MB - Duration: 1:12:51 m (80 kbps 44100 Hz)

16: Graveyard of Social Media


Sean and EJ follow up on Tesla, talk about Adobe's new "Photoshop for voice", and then dive into a discussion of Twitter and other social networks.

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Filetype: MP3 - Size: 41.73MB - Duration: 1:12:56 m (80 kbps 44100 Hz)

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