Passwords should be long - as long as you want to make them. The longer the password, the bigger its entropy. Mathematically, guessing the password sallysallysally will take longer computing time than sally. Websites or apps that ask for 8-16 character passwords should not be asking for a max character limit of passwords. Instead they should encourage users to create long passwords. Also, do not restrict the user to only use certain special characters - let them use all of them.
Here are the podcasts that I listen to regularly, and recommend to folks who want to listen to something new. Up First - NPR - my go to podcast every morning Monday to Friday. Catch up on the top headlines and news for the day in about 13-15 minutes. Freakonomics Radio The Indicator from Planet Money - NPR Pod Save America Radiolab Star Talk Radio - recently started listening to it and loving it.
Overcast is a podcast player that is available on iOS to listen to podcasts. I have been using overcast since 2015 and I have loved it. I stopped using it and switched to the stock Podcasts app on iOS for a minute when I could not get the podcasts on my watch, but then I switched back when watchOS allowed for Overcast to play podcasts directly on the Apple Watch - which is a game changer for me.