We cover feedback on subscriptions, iOS tips, and more. Katie and David look back on the last 463 episodes and discuss the origins of Mac Power Users. Katie discusses her journey, favorite workflows, and answers a few listener questions.
This week, Federico and John take an in-depth look at everything coming later this week with iOS and iPadOS 14.5, which will be the subject of a comprehensive review by Federico on MacStories.
Dr Kevin Fong talks to the people who have created a coronavirus vaccine in record time
Leaders inevitably must fire people occasionally. The problem is that most of us hate conflict and shy away from confrontational situations. That makes terminations incredibly stressful. But it doesn’t have to be. We’ve identified three simple guidelines that will help you turn a termination into a win for your company—and even for the person you […]
SafetoNet Foundation: Sharenting and Children’s Privacy in the Age of Social Media with Stacey Steinberg
In this podcast we discuss the unintended consequences of sharenting, how parents' desire to share with pride or to share to shame contravenes the rights of the child to privacy and how otherwise innocent postings of children can lead to abuse. Also the difference between "data" in Europe and "speech" in the US impacts childrens' "Right to be Forgotten", and the relevance of an 80 year old legal case to the 21st Century social media problem.
Lori Gottlieb is a psychotherapist and New York Times bestselling author who writes the weekly “Dear Therapist” advice column for The Atlantic. She has written hundreds of articles related to psychology and culture, many of which have become viral sensations all over the world. A contributing editor for the Atlantic, she also writes for The New York Times Magazine, and …
The Dead Speak, and so do we! It’s our first panel reviewing “The Rise of Skywalker.” Can this film bear the gravitational pull of the eight previous Skywalker Saga films? Does it provide a proper ending? We discuss Rey’s parentage, Finn’s increasing abilities, Poe’s lessons in leadership, whether Kylo Ren can possibly be redeemed, Zen and the Art of X-Wing Maintenance, how the film balances honoring Carrie Fisher with serving Leia’s character arc, and much more.
Our credit card strategies, the books we want to be made into television series, using online delivery services, and our commitment to clipboard managers.
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.
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