Atwood: Hey Joel.
Spolsky: Hey Jeff. Welcome to Stack Overflow Podcast number 32.
Atwood: 32; it's a good number.
Spolsky: I know, it's the number of ice cream flavors plus one.
Atwood: Actually, there was a SO thread about how being a programmer changed how you view the world.
Spolsky: If you don't know that's 25, you're not a programmer.
Atwood: You view that as a round number. It's like 10.
Spolsky: 10, what's 10? Oh, I know, it's hexadecimal for... Oh, nevermind.
Atwood: Exactly... So today is exciting for a couple of reasons, not just because we have the podcast.
Atwood: I finally took the plunge, and now all my tech friends will stop making fun of me, I finally own a high definition television.
Spolsky: Oh, you saw those advertisements about the whole analog to digital conversion, and you... gave in?
Atwood: I saw a really funny one, it's linked in the show notes, it's kind of hard to explain. Also I want to do my part for the economy, you gotta buy things, it's part of being an American, you gotta go out and consume... product.
Spolsky: But it's all made in China, is it not?
Atwood: I don't know where this one was made, it's a Panasonic model that I got.
Spolsky: It's a Panasonic, and how big is it, 42"?
Atwood: It's a 46" inch, I did a slight size upgrade. It took some wife approval, but that's okay.