On the Grid is a design podcast featuring Matt McInerney, Andy Mangold & Dan Auer. Every episode the three of us call in for a conversation about design's effect on the world, and the world's effect on design.

Episode 72: Turning the Knobs [recorded July 3rd, 2014]

This week we talked about Facebook’s emotional contagion experiment. Also:

Game of Thrones Cosplay


What the Facebook Controversy is Really About

Experimental evidence of massive-scale emotional contagion through social networks


Gone Home

This week’s episode of On the Grid is sponsored by Sketchcasts. Listeners can get 25% off your membership price, forever by visiting sketchcasts.net/onthegrid

Episode 68: The Distant Future [recorded May 29, 2014]

This week we answered a listener’s email about designing for the near future. And hopefully our discussion extends to the distant future as well. Also:


Flutie Flakes

In Defense of Pink Slime

Xbox SmartGlass

Episode 64: Survey Says [recorded on May 11th, 2014]

This week we addressed your responses to the survey that we mentioned on the past few episodes. If this is the first time you’re listening the show, we’d recommend listening to a few previous episodes first and coming back to this one.