This week we talked with Richard Hipp, the creator of SQLite, about its history, where it came from, why it succeeded as a database, how it’s development is sustainably funded, and how it’s the most widely deployed database engine in the world.
A group of inmates at a high-security prison stage a production of the last act of Hamlet.
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The Talk Show
‘Mumbles and Grunts’, With Special Guest John Moltz
Sunday, 17 July 2016
John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include parenting thoughts on controlling the amount of time our kids spend playing games and watching YouTube and Netflix, why Google’s apps for iOS are better than their apps for Android, Chromebooks in schools, Windows Phone’s bright future, Pokemon Go, and more. We also insult the driving abilities of people from Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Canada.
Wealthfront: An automated, passive, low-cost investment solution.
Ministry of Supply: Dress smarter. Work smarter.
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Ingress — Niantec’s augmented-reality mobile game that preceded Pokemon Go.
Tim Bray on Ingress.
Dieter Bohn: “Google Is Making Better Apps for the iPhone Than for Android”
Yours truly on Peter Kafka’s Recode Media podcast.
Samantha Bee’s appearance on Recode Media.
Spark — excellent third-party email client for iOS.
Analyst in 2011 predicts Windows Phone will eclipse Android by 2013.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
This is episode 117 of Roguelike Radio, where Mark Johnson, Darren Grey, Rob Parker and Twinge discuss tactical and strategic gameplay in roguelikes.
InfoSec, technology, and general idea exploration
The opening keynote from the inaugural HTML Special held before CSS Day 2016 in Amsterdam.
In this episode I talk with Matthias Felleisen. We talk his history with Schemes from The Little Lisper, How to Design Programs, to Typed Racket. We also cover teaching math to middle schoolers with Bootstrap, and using programming to teach problem solving and more.
Recorded in front of a live audience in San Francisco, John Gruber is joined by Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi to discuss the news from WWDC: WatchOS 3, MacOS 10.12 Sierra, iOS 10, and more.
Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil of mathbabe.org, Slate’s Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann, and Paul Ford of Postlight and the podcast Track Changes discuss Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn.
Listener Jim Gf posed an interesting question about how to tell if you are a good embedded software engineer. Producer Christopher White joins Elecia to fail to give an answer. While they mention the embedded C test, they devolve into "why would you ask that question?", impostor syndrome, and methods for dealing with it.
(Normally our podcasts are recorded during the day but this one was after a long, fairly grueling day for the co-hosts. You may hear the clink of glass as we drank a nice Pinot Noir from Hahn Winery.)
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