John Siracusa returns to Pragmatic to discuss everything Zelda related, with a focus on Breath of the Wild and how so many established Zelda gameplay rules were thrown out the window with resounding success.
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John Siracusa returns to discuss Edwin Abbott’s Flatland (1884). Will it give us a new perspective or will it leave us flat? (Spoiler, John hated it.)
Robot sheriff, coming through! We break down the first half of “Doctor Who” season 7, and discover the truth about the Siracusa Threshold. Today we are all John Siracusa, except for Scott. He’s our Rory.
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).
Casper: Premium mattresses for a fraction of the price.
Squarespace 7: Everything you need to create an exceptional website.
Backblaze: Unlimited, unthrottled online backup for Macs.
Siracusa’s Yosemite review.
Meta post about his Yosemite review.
Quora thread on garbage collected systems (like Android) needing more RAM than non-GC systems (like iOS).
Daniel Jalkut on creating status bar icons that work with Yosemite’s dark menu bar.
FTL: WebKit’s LLVM based JIT.
Secrets: A database of hidden settings for Mac OS X.
Crystal Quest for Xbox.
This week, Faith and Jason are joined by the one and only John Siracusa. They discuss his unsurprising dislike for the phrase "tl;dr," do’s and don’ts of the internet, random musings, along with a few of the ways Faith and Jason fail to meet John’s standards of what a geek is, and oh so much more.