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Supeeflously long for the sake of ad money

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Sometime there are insights. But it comes at the costs unnecessarily long “convos”. In essence we are not valued, the ad buyers are. Lame.

The best Apple, baseball, and James Bond podcast out there

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The best Apple, baseball, and James Bond podcast out there

iTunes Ratings

2695 Ratings
Average Ratings
1444
306
147
137
661

Supeeflously long for the sake of ad money

By VermontDan - May 24 2020
Read more
Sometime there are insights. But it comes at the costs unnecessarily long “convos”. In essence we are not valued, the ad buyers are. Lame.

The best Apple, baseball, and James Bond podcast out there

By Patro85 - Feb 28 2020
Read more
The best Apple, baseball, and James Bond podcast out there
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The Talk Show With John Gruber

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Rank #1: 263: ‘The Dumbest Thing Possible’ With Dan Frommer

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Special guest Dan Frommer returns to the show for a preview of this week’s Apple event.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Sep 10 2019

2hr 7mins

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Rank #2: 146: ‘“They Might Be Giants” With a Spanish Accent’ With Special Guests Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi

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Very special guests Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi join the show. Topics include: the new features in Apple's upcoming OS releases (iOS 9.3 and tvOS 9.2); why Apple is expanding its public beta program for OS releases; iTunes's monolithic design; how personally involved Eddy and Craig are in using, testing, and installing beta software; the sad decline of Duke's men's basketball team; and more.

Some scoops too, including: the weekly number of iTunes and App Store transactions, an updated Apple Music subscriber count, peak iMessage traffic per second, and the number of iCloud account holders.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Feb 12 2016

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Rank #3: 193: ‘Crack Marketing Team’ — Live From WWDC 2017 With Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi

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Recorded in front of a live audience at The California Theatre in San Jose, John Gruber is joined by Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi to discuss the news from WWDC: new Mac hardware, the new iPad Pro, Mac OS 10.13 “High Sierra”, iOS 11, the upcoming HomePod, and more.

A full text transcript is available, by Serenity Caldwell.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jun 08 2017

1hr 31mins

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Rank #4: 139: ‘How Many Fingers Should This Baby Have?’ With Special Guests Craig Federighi and John Siracusa

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Apple senior vice president of software engineering Craig Federighi joins the show for a wide-ranging half-hour discussion about Swift — Apple’s new programming language that just went open source.

Next, John Siracusa returns to the show to follow up on Federighi’s segment on Swift. Other topics include Apple’s new Smart Battery Case for the iPhone 6/6S, and our mutual (and perhaps futile) desire to head into this week’s premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens knowing as few spoilers as possible.

Transcript of Craig Federighi’s interview.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Dec 15 2015

3hr 20mins

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Rank #5: 120: ‘The Move to Frisco’ With Guest Dan Frommer

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Special guest Dan Frommer returns to the show. Topics include David Letterman, iPhone docks, the space black steel Apple Watch, whatever happened to the Edition collection, San Francisco as the new system font for iOS and Mac OS X, and more.

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May 23 2015

2hr 18mins

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Rank #6: 116: ‘Browser Pooped on the Wee-Wee Pad’ With Guest Joanna Stern

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Special guest Joanna Stern of The Wall Street Journal joins the show to talk about Apple Watch and the new MacBook (and her reviews thereof).

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Apr 16 2015

2hr 34mins

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Rank #7: 150: ‘Strict Robot Definer’ With Jason Snell

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Jason Snell (Six Colors, The Incomparable, Upgrade) returns to the show for an in-depth look at last week's Apple Event, and the two products that were introduced: the iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. Other topics include the ongoing FBI/Apple encryption soap opera, what's wrong with the Apple Watch -- and our appreciation for the late great Garry Shandling.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Mar 28 2016

2hr 51mins

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Rank #8: 158: Live From WWDC 2016 With Guests Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi

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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.

Video of the show, and a complete transcript, is available here.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jun 18 2016

1hr 18mins

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Rank #9: 167: ‘Hey Bruh You Bumped Muh Hat’ With Jim Dalrymple

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Jim Dalrymple returns to the show, to discuss last week’s Apple event in San Francisco, the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple Watch Series 2, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Sep 17 2016

2hr 27mins

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Rank #10: 215: ‘The “Press Real Hard” Era’ With Marco Arment

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Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show for a brief discussion. Topics include Apple’s OS development strategy, HomePod and Siri, the sad state of Apple TV apps, where to get a good cheesesteak, how to boil water, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Feb 18 2018

3hr 53mins

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Rank #11: 95: ‘Twenty-One Thousand Words’ With Rene Ritchie

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What else? The iPhones 6, iOS 8, and last week’s special event at the Flint Center in Cupertino.

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Sep 20 2014

1hr 55mins

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Rank #12: 106: ‘Star Wars Holiday Spectacular’ With Guests John Siracusa and Guy English

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

Update, Monday 5 January 2015: Updated with a new Special Edition edit, including a new introduction, a new editing gag around the 2:20:00 mark, new poster art, and some subtle re-syncing of the audio tracks. No extra Banthas were added, and Siracusa still shoots first.

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Jan 01 2015

3hr 44mins

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Rank #13: 96: ‘The Edition Edition’ With Ben ‘Bengate’ Thompson

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Special guest Ben Thompson joins the show for an Apple Watch discussion: what it’ll cost, what it’ll do, how it will be sold, and more. Other topics include “Bend-gate”, Apple’s growing prowess in mobile chip design, and Derek Jeter.

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Sep 28 2014

2hr 50mins

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Rank #14: 159: ‘Phil Z’ With Marco Arment

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Marco Arment returns to the show. Topics include WWDC 2016, Phil Schiller and Craig Federighi's appearance on the live episode of this show during WWDC, the purported removal of the standard headphone jack from the upcoming new iPhones, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jun 26 2016

2hr 44mins

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Rank #15: 220: ‘$270 Worth of Unneeded Keyboards’ With Jim Dalrymple

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Special guest Jim Dalrymple returns to the show. Topics include the litany of problems with MacBook keyboards, speculation regarding why Apple’s AirPower multi-device charging mat still isn’t shipping, Google’s proposal to replace SMS with a new protocol that isn’t encrypted, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Apr 27 2018

1hr 58mins

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Rank #16: 168: ‘You’ve Got the Nubbin’ With Serenity Caldwell

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Serenity Caldwell returns to the show to discuss Apple’s new stuff: the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple Watch Series 2 (and the semi-new Series 1), iOS 10, MacOS Sierra, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Sep 27 2016

2hr 35mins

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Rank #17: 182: ‘AAA Podcast’ With Marco Arment

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Special guest Marco Arment returns to the show. Topics include WWDC moving back to San Jose, the latest rumors about this year’s new iPads and iPhones, and the thinking behind the design changes in the just-released Overcast 3.0.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Feb 23 2017

2hr 39mins

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Rank #18: 201: ‘Much More Smarter’ With Matthew Panzarino

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Matthew Panzarino joins the show for an in-depth look at last week’s Apple event in the Steve Jobs Theater at Apple Park. We talk about iPhone X, iPhone 8, Apple Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K, and the new Apple Park campus and Steve Jobs Theater.

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Sep 19 2017

3hr 2mins

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Rank #19: 225: ‘Resources Up the Yang’ With Matthew Panzarino

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Special guest Matthew Panzarino returns to the show to talk about his exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the new maps coming to Apple Maps, Google’s project Duplex, and the MacBook keyboard repair program.

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Jul 01 2018

1hr 42mins

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Rank #20: 229: ‘iPhone 🍸’ With Rene Ritchie

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Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a deep dive into what was revealed (and what wasn’t) by Guilherme Rambo’s release last week of product marketing images of the apparently-named iPhone XS and Series 4 Apple Watch.

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Sep 05 2018

1hr 51mins

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291: ‘Algorithms, How Do They Work?’, With Nilay Patel

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Nilay Patel returns to the show to discuss this week’s House antitrust hearing featuring testimony from Tim Cook, Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, and Mark Zuckerberg.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Aug 01 2020

2hr 21mins

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290: ‘The Least Worst’, With Christina Warren

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Special guest Christina Warren joins the show. Topics include the App Store and antitrust, the general crumminess of video streaming service UIs, and historical examples of when Apple gets something wrong.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jul 28 2020

2hr 37mins

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289: ‘I’m Batman. America. Freedom.’ With Adam Lisagor

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Adam Lisagor returns to the show. Topics include the cinematic and presentation style of Apple’s WWDC keynote, some post-production details on The Talk Show’s WWDC episode, the tribulations of producing professional videos during COVID-19, and the new sounds of MacOS 11 Big Sur.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jul 23 2020

2hr 39mins

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288: ‘It Shouldn’t Be Hard to Get a Smoothie’ With Dan Frommer

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Dan Frommer returns to the show for more analysis of WWDC 2020, including App Clips and the Mac’s transition to Apple silicon.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jul 01 2020

1hr 24mins

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287: ‘Patina of Usefulness’ With Matthew Panzarino

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Special guest Matthew Panzarino joins the show to talk about WWDC 2020.

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Jun 27 2020

1hr 19mins

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286: Remote From WWDC 2020 With Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak

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John Gruber is joined by Craig Federighi and Greg Joswiak to discuss the news from WWDC 2020: the Mac’s transition to Apple silicon, MacOS 11 Big Sur, iOS and iPadOS 14, and more.

Video of this show is available on YouTube.

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The audio version of this episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jun 25 2020

1hr 35mins

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285: ‘Fahrenheit Truthers’ With Ben Thompson

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Ben Thompson returns to the show and there’s no sports talk because there’s no sports. Instead: temperature scales, Joe Rogan and Spotify, and Dithering.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

May 23 2020

2hr 24mins

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284: ‘30 Years of TidBITS’ With Adam Engst

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Special guest Adam Engst joins the show to celebrate 30 years of TidBITS -- the only publication going strong today that started as a weekly HyperCard stack.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

May 09 2020

1hr 54mins

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283: ‘Some Kind of Sandwich’ With Dieter Bohn

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Dieter Bohn joins the show to talk about the iPad Magic Keyboard, the new iPhone SE, and the state of Android flagship phones.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

May 01 2020

1hr 50mins

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282: ‘Everybody Is an Expert’ With Joanna Stern

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Joanna Stern returns to the show to talk about working from home, the utter suckitude of laptop webcams, the new MacBook Air, and Face ID in our new world of face-mask-wearing.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Apr 14 2020

2hr 11mins

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281: ‘A Kryptonian Baby’ With Rene Ritchie

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Rene Ritchie returns to the show to talk about going independent after 11 years at iMore. Topics include the new MacBook Air and iPad Pros, and we answer questions sent by listeners.

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  • And his new website. (Great logo.)
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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Apr 01 2020

2hr 20mins

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280: ‘The Subtle Difference Between Hand Sanitizer and Vodka’ With Matthew Panzarino

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Matthew Panzarino returns to the show. Topics include the brand new MacBook Air and iPad Pros, and, you know, global pandemics in the internet age.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Mar 27 2020

2hr 26mins

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279: ‘Chain of Precision’ With Jason Snell

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Jason Snell returns to the show. Life during the COVID-19 pandemic, WWDC going online-only, Apple's in-person on-campus workplace culture, speculation on upcoming Apple product releases, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Mar 18 2020

2hr 19mins

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278: ‘Dot Net Party’ With Federico Viticci

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First-time guest Federico Viticci joins the show. Topics include how the coronavirus outbreak might affect WWDC, speculation on a possible March Apple event, the state of iPad keyboard (and trackpad) support, and iPadOS multitasking.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Feb 29 2020

2hr 11mins

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277: ‘Polish Stink Eye’ With John Moltz

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Special guest John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include Larry Tesler and his “no modes” mantra for UI design, the state of malware on the Mac, third-party default apps on iOS, Apple and the coronavirus outbreak, and a record number of tips and tricks.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Feb 24 2020

2hr 43mins

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276: ‘Bring It On, Haters’ With Ben Thompson

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Special guest Ben Thompson returns to the show to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iPad.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Feb 01 2020

2hr 47mins

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275: ‘Fake Faces’ With Glenn Fleishman

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Special guest Glenn Fleishman returns to the show. Topics include iPhone encryption, the privacy implications of widely-available reverse image search for faces, deep-learning-powered algorithmically-generated faces, and Jeopardy’s “Greatest of All Time” tournament.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jan 23 2020

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274: ‘Sport Mode’ With Merlin Mann

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Special guest Merlin Mann returns to the show. Topics include the renewal of U.S. law enforcement officials' disingenuous campaign against iPhone encryption, the Houston Astros cheating scandal, how that cheating scandal relates to the Trump impeachment saga, and Catalyst and the art of Mac software design. But mostly we talk about finding a good pair of slippers.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jan 18 2020

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273: ‘My Cousin Hans’ With Rene Ritchie

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It’s the last show of the decade. Special guest: Rene Ritchie.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Jan 01 2020

1hr 59mins

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272: ‘The Save Twitch’ With Rich Siegel

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For your holiday listening enjoyment, very special guest Rich Siegel joins the show to talk about BBEdit’s past, present, and future, the state of developing for the Mac, and more.

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This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.

Dec 24 2019

1hr 59mins

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