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  1. “Citizen Koch” Filmmakers on Political and Media Funding

    A recent New Yorker piece chronicles how funding for the new film "Citizen Koch" was halted because of pressure applied on PBS from philanthropist and conservative businessman David Koch. Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, whose last film, "Trouble the Water", was nominated for an Oscar, discuss their documentary investigation into conservative efforts to dismantle organized labor in Wisconsin — and the controversy over the Koch-tied funding withheld from their project.

    —Huffduffed by Samkale

  2. Seattle Before the iPhone #6 - Tim Wood - The Record

    This episode was recorded 17 May 2013 live and in person at Omni’s lovely offices overlooking Lake Union in Seattle.

    You can download the m4a file or subscribe in iTunes. (Or subscribe to the podcast feed.)

    Tim Wood, CTO of The Omni Group, talks about how Omni got started and what it was like being a NeXT developer before the acquisition.

    This episode is sponsored by Squarespace. Easily create beautiful websites via drag-and-drop. Get help any time from their 24/7 technical support. Create responsive websites — ready for phones and tablets — without any extra effort: Squarespace’s designers have already handled it for you. Get 10% off by going to http://squarespace.com/therecord. And, if you want to get under the hood, check out their APIs at developers.squarespace.com.

    This episode is also sponsored by Microsoft Azure Mobile Services. Mobile Services is a great way to provide backend services — syncing and other things — for your iPhone, iPad, and Mac apps. If you’ve been to the website already, you’ve seen the tutorials where you input code into a browser window. And that’s an easy way to get started. But don’t be fooled: Mobile Services is deep. You can write in your favorite text editor and deploy via Git. Regular-old Git, not Git# . Git.

    Things we mention, in order of appearance (more or less):

    Atari 800

    BASIC

    Tacoma, WA

    Commodore

    Apple II

    6502 Assembler

    Atari ST

    Compute! Magazine

    Burroughs

    Mainframes

    Radio Shack

    NeXT

    Mac

    University of Washington

    H19 Terminal

    Fortran

    Mathematica

    LaTeX

    Java

    Ada

    Boeing

    Department of Defense

    VMS

    IBM 360

    Objective-C

    AppKit

    Interface Builder

    Project Builder

    Makefiles

    Read-write Optical drives

    Wil Shipley

    Ken Case

    Greg Titus

    Tom Bunch

    Massively multiplayer games

    Minecraft

    MOOs

    MUSHes

    CompuServe

    Ultima Online

    William Morris Agency

    McCaw Cellular

    1992

    Framemaker

    Adobe

    Lighthouse Design

    Diagram!

    OmniGraffle

    1994

    www.app

    OmniWeb

    Blink tag

    Rocky & Bullwinkle

    Rhapsody

    Hewlett Packard

    Sun

    OpenStep

    Solaris

    Windows NT

    Be

    Jean-Louis Gasée

    Enterprise Objects Framework

    Core Data

    Avie Tevanian

    Jon Rubinstein

    Bertrand Serlet

    Craig Federighi

    Appletalk

    Yellow Box

    HP-UX

    Andrew Stone

    Doom

    Id Software

    Wil’s mail

    OpenGL

    John Carmack

    DirectX

    OmniOutliner

    Comic Life

    NCSA

    GCD

    Blocks

    Functional programming

    Mac Pro

    Go

    Rust

    Race conditions

    OmniPresence

    Own the Wheel

    iCloud Core Data Syncing

    Rich Siegel

    Yojimbo

    Sync Services

    http://therecord.co/2014/03/14/tim_wood

    —Huffduffed by Samkale

  3. Veronica Mars interview with Rob Thomas on KCRW

    The creator of ‘Veronica Mars,’ and the indie filmmaker who broke the law to make a movie.

    http://www.kcrw.com/etc/programs/tb/tb140324making_veronica_mars

    —Huffduffed by Samkale

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