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  1. Reconcilable Differences #126: Social Distancing - Relay FM

    What makes for a good car movie?

    https://www.relay.fm/rd/126

    —Huffduffed by brianmedema

  2. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 260, With Special Guest John Siracusa

    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.

    Download MP3.

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    Links:

    “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.

    https://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2019/08/10/ep-260

    —Huffduffed by brianmedema

  3. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 106, With Guests John Siracusa and Guy English

    The Talk Show

    ‘Star Wars Holiday Spectacular’, With Guests John Siracusa and Guy English

    Wednesday 31 December 2014

    A brief chat about the Star Wars movies, with special guests John Siracusa and Guy English.

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    Links:

    Michael Heilemann’s Kitbashed (highly recommended).

    “Plinkett” reviews The Phantom Menace (sort of kind of not really recommended).

    Original poster for Star Wars.

    Leigh Brackett’s script for The Empire Strikes Back.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2014/12/31/ep-106

    —Huffduffed by brianmedema

  4. The Talk Show ✪: Ep. 98, With John Siracusa

    The Talk Show

    ‘Far Less Eloquent as You’, With John Siracusa

    Saturday, 25 October 2014

    Special guest John Siracusa returns to the show to discuss last week’s Apple event (introducing the iPad Air 2), and OS X Yosemite (and his review thereof).

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    Links:

    Siracusa’s Yosemite review.

    Meta post about his Yosemite review.

    ATP

    Application Enhancer.

    http://daringfireball.net/thetalkshow/2014/10/25/ep-098

    —Huffduffed by brianmedema

  5. Random Trek | “Indiscretion” (DS9) with John Siracusa (Episode 17)

    John Siracusa, of ATP and Incomparable note, joins Scott to talk about DS9’s Indiscretion (S4E5). Scott explains the deal with Deep Space Nine, John questions the central premise, and some parallels to Star Wars are identified.

    The end of this episode features a Random Trek theme song written and performed by listener Adam Sakellarides. Thanks, Adam!

    http://www.theincomparable.com/randomtrek/17/index.php

    —Huffduffed by brianmedema