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The Talk Show
‘A Clear Eyed Look at Dishwashers’, With Special Guest John Siracusa
Saturday, 10 August 2019
Special guest John Siracusa finally returns to the show. Topics include the Siri voice recording fiasco, Siracusa’s epic Mac OS X reviews, and making good ice.
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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” Holiday Spectacular, With Special Guests Guy English and John Siracusa.
The Guardian: “Apple Contractors ‘Regularly Hear Confidential Details’ on Siri Recordings”.
TechCrunch: “Apple Suspends Siri Response Grading in Response to Privacy Concerns”.
The Verge: “Apple Stops Letting Contractors Listen to Siri Voice Recordings and Will Offer Opt-Out Later”.
Amazon’s Alexa FAQ.
Steve Jobs on privacy at the D8 conference in 2010.
Apple is now cryptographically verifying battery replacements.
Apple posts ASMR videos to YouTube.
David Pogue column on software Easter eggs.
John talks to Merlin Mann about buying a new refrigerator on their podcast, Reconcilable Differences.
QuarkXPress Easter egg.
James Thompson’s Easter egg talk.
Tovolo King Cube ice cube tray.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
The Talk Show
Live From WWDC 2019 With Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theater in San Jose on Tuesday, 4 June 2019, John Gruber is joined by Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak to discuss the news from WWDC 2019: the new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR, MacOS 10.15 Catalina, iOS 13, iPadOS, SwiftUI and Catalyst, and more.
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Apple’s WWDC 2019 Keynote
Audio editing by Caleb Sexton. Cover photo by John Siracusa.
This week, Federico and John are in San Jose attending WWDC where Federico sat down with Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Software Engineering to talk about Apple’s new developer tools like Catalyst and SwiftUI, as well as iPadOS.
Favorite iOS 13 features, the birth of iPadOS, Project Catalyst apps, and pro hardware.
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This episode is the first in a 3-part series all about automation. Usually, when we think about automation we think of technology, but there are other types of automation as well and that’s what this episode is about. We discuss 5 ways you can automate your life to save time and make life more convenient. …
Marco Arment, developer of podcast app Overcast, joins Lex on the Wolf Den. Lex and Marco discuss pretty much everything going on in podcasting today. The two debate the technical complications of dynamic ad insertion and how it affects both podcasters and podcast apps. The two also discuss Marco’s history with Midroll in its early days, and theorize what might happen if Apple ever exited the podcast space.
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Fresh from the movie theaters, here’s our flash review of “Solo: A Star Wars Story.” In a world where there’s a new “Star Wars” movie every year, sometimes it’s a relief not to have the fate of the galaxy at stake. What are the rules of Sabacc? Are references the lowest form of fan service? Will casual fans be more enthusiastic than hard-core ones? Why watch droids fighting for entertainment when you have holograms? From train heists to floating space yachts to surprise cameos, we break it all down.
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