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August 11th, 2019 – August 18th, 2019

  1. 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.

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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.

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

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  2. Automattic CEO Matt Mullenweg on what’s next for Tumblr

    Matt joined Verge reporter Julia Alexander and me on a special Vergecast interview episode to chat about the deal, how it came together, what Automattic’s plans for Tumblr look like, and whether Tumblr might become an open-source project, like Wordpress itself. (“That would be pretty cool,” said Matt.)

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  3. Joe Rogan Experience #1330 - Bernie Sanders

    Bernie Sanders is a 2020 Presidential Candidate of the Democratic Party and is currently serving as the U.S. Senator of Vermont. https://berniesanders.com/

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  4. Stephen Wolfram recounts the entire history of mathematics in 90 minutes / Boing Boing

    Stephen Wolfram’s podcast features a 90-minute lecture that he delivered at the 2019 Wolfram Summer School (MP3), recapitulating the history of mathematics from prehistory to the present day. This is a fascinating lecture, and it also epitomizes Wolfram in that it is a magnificent feat that would have benefited immensely from editorial reflection. Wolfram announces…

    https://boingboing.net/2019/08/12/fibonacci-et-al.html

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  5. Exclusive: Matt Mullenweg and Automattic bought Tumblr. What’s next?

    Blogging is back, maybe! Automattic just bought Tumblr from Verizon for reportedly 3 million dollars. CEO of Automattic Matt Mullenweg sits down with The Verge’s Julia Alexander and Nilay Patel for this emergency episode of the Vergecast to share what his plans are for the micro-blogging platform.

    https://www.theverge.com/2019/8/14/20804894/tumblr-acquisition-matt-mullenweg-ceo-automattic-wordpress-verizon-changes-vergecast

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  6. My appearance on the MMT podcast: compelling narratives as a means of advancing complex political and economic ideas / Boing Boing

    I’ve been following the Modern Monetary Theory debate for about 18 months, and I’m largely a convert: governments spend money into existence and tax it out of existence, and government deficit spending is only inflationary if it’s bidding against the private sector for goods or services, which means that the government could guarantee every unemployed…

    https://boingboing.net/2019/08/14/neo-chartalism.html

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  7. Making Sense Podcast #165 - Journey into Wokeness | Sam Harris

    In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Caitlin Flanagan about her work as a writer. They discuss controversies on social media, the contradictions within feminism, media bias, #MeToo, the new norms of sexuality, the wokeness of academia, affirmative action, college admissions, HR departments, sexual harassment, and other topics.

    https://samharris.org/podcasts/165-journey-wokeness/

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  8. How Do Influencers Make Money? | Ringer PhD | The Ringer

    In 2018 the industry of "influencing" was valued at $1 billion, and it’s projected to balloon to $10 billion in 2020. From Kim Kardashian selling protein shakes to YouTubers making millions off a boxing match, the influencer economy has changed the way that companies try to reach people online and the way that young entrepreneurs make cash. But who are these people and how exactly do they make money? We investigate on this episode of ‘Ringer PhD,’ written by Alyssa Bereznak and narrated by Mallory Rubin.

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    CONNECT Website: http://theringer.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/ringer Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ringer Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ringer YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCT83YP07yVuaH9J19YABhlw

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  9. Return of By The Numbers #88

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    http://therichardlewisshow.podbean.com/ https://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/the-richard-lewis-show/id1112903480

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  10. Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

    John Oliver takes a look at the president of Turkmenistan, a dangerous autocrat with some notably strange obsessions.

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