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John Siracusa
Programmer, tech writer, and co-host of Accidental Tech Podcast (@atpfm), Reconcilable Differences (@RecDiffs), and Robot or Not (@robot_or_not).

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  • RT @_homogay: this deserves to be on twitter https://t.co/RU98XFkNNV Fri Dec 06
  • @billforsternz 🤷‍♂️ Thu Dec 05
  • @jsnell @ismh @BenjaminHerrin The heart wants what it wants. Thu Dec 05
  • @billforsternz …but you’re going to get a new Mac Pro, right? 😄 Thu Dec 05
  • @diklein I doubt it. Thu Dec 05
  • RT @blankbaby: Care to guess how much my recent hospital visit cost? https://t.co/1PDHzO39qr Thu Dec 05
  • RT @atpfm: 355: The Way Corn Grows https://t.co/rTThi4eeL5 @caseyliss’ Computer Corner concludes, we celebrate the season of giving (to ou… Thu Dec 05
  • RT @MatthewACherry: #HairLove is live! It’s an animated short film about an African American father learning how to do his daughters hair f… Thu Dec 05
  • @davemontalvo None. Thu Dec 05
  • RT @ejacqui: This is still going on! https://t.co/FJgnTj6KCD Thu Dec 05
  • @colbygk No. Thu Dec 05
  • It finally happened. https://t.co/x25AuXVjFI Thu Dec 05
  • RT @HollyGoDarkly: Just saw a Boston Pizza commercial for a "Turkey-Dinner Pizza". Somewhere, @siracusa just shuddered without knowing why. Thu Dec 05
  • @rascalking Don’t give up! Check other apps or else fall back to https://t.co/9g4PFQ3pF2 settings for your TV (minu… https://t.co/hcabnit1uT Thu Dec 05
  • @DylanBickers I tried. I couldn’t get through the first episode. Wed Dec 04
  • @paulandstorm Better Call Saul! #TVShowTitlesThatAreAlsoPoopEuphemisms Wed Dec 04
  • @rascalking Most TVs have a way to copy settings to apply to all inputs/modes. Wed Dec 04
  • @flophousecat The one with tuxspeedos. Wed Dec 04
  • @rascalking You can do it pretty painlessly with a calibration app like THX Tune-Up for iOS (AirPlayed through an A… https://t.co/yGWI637fit Wed Dec 04
  • @rascalking Nooooooooo. Calibrate! It’s best for everything. Wed Dec 04
  • @flophousecat Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me. Wed Dec 04
  • @rascalking My TV is never NOT calibrated! Wed Dec 04
  • @_sjs Slight mishap with the time machine. Someone else might have gotten that iMac Pro… Wed Dec 04
  • @jimmyg @marcoarment @kingtbird @atpfm …in my totally normal room where I have some things. Just a room. Wed Dec 04
  • @anirudhn The price and the toaster are both still good. Wed Dec 04
  • RT @aspiringrobotfm: I am incredibly excited to share this with all of you! I am thrilled to be back on Relay and working with @articulatio… Tue Dec 03
  • RT @redsweater: Black Ink 2 is here! Beautiful new interface, accessibility support, Dark Mode, and more! https://t.co/on1pIDFIvf Tue Dec 03
  • RT @ejacqui: I’m matching $5,000 in donations to Planned Parenthood @PPFA in memory & to continue the legacy of my mother @kaleidokat: http… Tue Dec 03
  • RT @thedextriarchy: I’ve spent eight years at @verge learning to look at a viral story, figure out where it's from, and gauge how much to t… Tue Dec 03
  • @TheTrueVanguard We’ll always have random Wardcliff projectiles finding a tiny piece of geometry a foot from your face to seek into. Tue Dec 03
  • @ElliottKalan @dankmccoy Trouble is, no one believes he’d turn away a butt. Mon Dec 02
  • RT @brentsimmons: The Apple Curtain: https://t.co/aOnbaLNVmS Mon Dec 02
  • RT @robot_or_not: Dish v Plate v Bowl - https://t.co/2f9t3Vq68v Mon Dec 02
  • @bgrantIII It was OK. I’m not sure the writers know what to do with the story, though. Mon Dec 02
  • @bgrantIII I’ve seen it. Mon Dec 02
  • @ToniWonKanobi None. Mon Dec 02
  • @tvaziri Your beard looks so lifelike! Mon Dec 02
  • RT @jamesthomson: I think some of the textures aren’t loading in this hotel. https://t.co/7qaLkaTE8X Mon Dec 02
  • @mattyglesias Probably too deep for my countertop. Mon Dec 02
  • @gte Clearly delirious from the heat. Such a shame. Mon Dec 02
  • @TALlama PS4 or Xbox, whichever you prefer the feel of. Sun Dec 01
  • RT @MC372: AMAZING - the Tom & Jerry Museum In Japan has remade models of all the times Tom has been crushed into funny shapes 🤣🤣🤣 (H/t u/A… Sun Dec 01
  • RT @cdespinosa: @codeman38 And one more thing: Because you poked about in ResEdit and didn’t actually boot the Alice disk, you probably did… Sun Dec 01
  • RT @codeman38: This is a thread about a font that's appeared in a lot of video games over the years, and how it was surprisingly challengin… Sun Dec 01
  • This may be the ideal use case for the Cybertruck: https://t.co/69gWhO2j4y Sat Nov 30
  • @rareyman @RexChapman https://t.co/0aMhgS3CUS Sat Nov 30
  • RT @luckymarmot: Paw — The most advanced API tool for Mac (REST & HTTP Client) https://t.co/qMXLFUbxHf · We're making a crazy Black Friday… Sat Nov 30
  • RT @Ihnatko: The 75th anniversary edition of "The Hobbit" is just THREE DAMN DOLLARS on Kindle. This is part of the library I download to e… Fri Nov 29
  • @EvilBachus If you want to hear us talk about Apple and China, check out the relevant chapter in this episode from… https://t.co/GmeF0GhM5F Fri Nov 29
  • RT @jenndangerous: Our writers' room working hard to beat a computer today https://t.co/b19KPbrCGH Fri Nov 29
  • RT @lazygamereviews: Now this is what I call a point-and-shoot camera! https://t.co/RvTKcLo2Fw Today on LGR it's all about the Kodak DC26… Fri Nov 29
  • RT @RexChapman: Come on, man... https://t.co/rDHRuOA8IG Fri Nov 29
  • @rands Did you get the small Whoop or… Fri Nov 29
  • RT @letterboxd: Many reasons to upgrade—and our Black Friday sale has already begun 🦃 https://t.co/63XcN7J2k7 https://t.co/nldgXqMEyW Fri Nov 29
  • @ArcticLeo Yep. And my blog about it was 8 years ago! https://t.co/kngcLF4x0n Fri Nov 29
  • @thewinger Aim for the head! (Or the belly button on Vex.) Thu Nov 28
  • RT @drewthaler: Holy cow, now that’s a bundle. $199 PS4 with three of the best games on the platform. https://t.co/YWooISlEI5 https://t.co/… Thu Nov 28
  • RT @UrsulaV: Look on the bright side, Gen X. Artax the horse would have died of old age by now anyway. Thu Nov 28
  • RT @RecDiffs: Reconcilable Differences 118: THAT's the Star Wars! https://t.co/2IMmgcBTzU Wed Nov 27
  • @alexdavidson Probably not. Wed Nov 27
  • @ismh Mac’s haunted. Wed Nov 27
  • RT @FabianNicieza: "How can we make Superman relevant today?" ask people who clearly should not have anything to do with Superman if they h… Wed Nov 27
  • @JohnDelfino It was installed in the pre-LED days! Wed Nov 27
  • @Aleen I did not. My kids’ desks legit look like this all the time. Wed Nov 27
  • @tvaziri “Delusions” is an adult word, Todd. Wed Nov 27
  • @justwes 🙌 Wed Nov 27
  • @gnb @mrgan Ah ha! I was looking in the app itself. Tue Nov 26
  • @panzer 👎👎 Tue Nov 26
  • @Sagarp08 12-inch MacBook. Tue Nov 26
  • @mrgan I have the app now and I can’t figure out how to make it import a recipe from epicurious. I even read the manual! What am I missing? Tue Nov 26
  • @mrgan How does the import from websites work? You just give it a web page URL and it parses it for you? Tue Nov 26
  • @panzer For once, I’m ahead of you: https://t.co/96G6iMgUSe Tue Nov 26
  • RT @NathanJRobot: @atpfm The @caseyliss iMac saga is so involved I have now forgotten why he’s replacing it 🤔😂 We need a “version control”… Tue Nov 26
  • RT @dnanian: Today’s the day! Announcing SuperDuper! v3.3 - now fully Catalina compatible. More at https://t.co/2mDlY6LUfu - have at it,… Tue Nov 26
  • RT @atpfm: 354: Casey's Computer Corner https://t.co/rSu3KTzEqA We like computers so much that we need everyone to buy all of them. Tue Nov 26
  • RT @bombsfall: Well this is a horrific story. https://t.co/KLcN3SiUTx Tue Nov 26
  • @BigZaphod I think @marcoarment has also battled this one in iOS 13. Tue Nov 26
  • RT @jasondashbailey: My plan was to start the pizza early, so Karen and I could go unload the guns that Jimmy didn't want, and get the pack… Tue Nov 26
  • @mikaelbrunkvist Thank you for listening! Tue Nov 26
  • RT @waltisfrozen: A big problem with American politics is major, irreconcilable differences are improperly described as "partisan" as if th… Tue Nov 26
  • RT @MattSepara: Just so we're clear, multiple members of Gallagher's squad testified that they altered the optics on his rifle scope so he… Tue Nov 26
  • @Koalemos Yes, and I like it. Mon Nov 25
  • GoFundMe: it’s not just a way for *humans* to deal with the lack of functional, equitable healthcare in the US: https://t.co/MmNbf8q7oG Mon Nov 25
  • RT @michellelegro: New from @GENmag. It's almost 2020, and students are STILL using TI graphing calculators in the classroom—the same ones… Mon Nov 25
  • @toinecl No. Rack-mount stuff tends to be very noisy. Mon Nov 25
  • RT @kylegaddo: today is the day faye valentine from cowboy bebop was put into cryogenic sleep https://t.co/Yp7NgP5oMj Mon Nov 25
  • @songcarver No. Mon Nov 25
  • RT @Wario64: Uncharted: The Lost Legacy (PS4) is $9.99 on Amazon https://t.co/eQG4nATTUp GameStop https://t.co/K6bj43UEat Walmart https://t… Mon Nov 25
  • @IanJ_Lewis Yes, I think so. Sun Nov 24
  • @Zerafiall Much too big. Sun Nov 24
  • RT @KBAndersen: Fraction of all US wealth owned by Boomers & Gen-Xers when the average member of each was age 35: Boomers, 1989 21% Ge… Sun Nov 24
  • @davidlylejones It was! (But Marco knows it from RecDiffs.) Sun Nov 24
  • @jmazella @caseyliss Yep. Sun Nov 24
  • @johan_malmstrom It’s easier than you think it is! Watch a YouTube video of someone clearing it if you can’t find the trick. Sun Nov 24
  • @Aleen That’s what he does! That’s ALL he does! Sun Nov 24
  • RT @rydermackay: Here’s @siracusa on @atpfm talking about the golden age of computer upgrades: https://t.co/i05cpHWXbO Sun Nov 24
  • @blogjackets iPad and Apple TV. Sun Nov 24
  • @taylor_jacob There’s a decent amount of coverage. Check Polygon to start. Sun Nov 24
  • @masonwong Try pairing a PlayStation or Xbox controller to play it. (Or a MFi controller if you happen to have one already.) Sun Nov 24
  • @IanJ_Lewis Pair a PlayStation or Xbox controller and try it. Sun Nov 24
  • Sayonara Wild Hearts is the best mobile game I’ve played this year, and it has one of my favorite soundtracks ever. https://t.co/cLY6kZ0Csn Sun Nov 24
  • @hotdogsladies That’s not the rigatoni! Sun Nov 24
  • RT @maggieNYT: “The secretary of the Navy and the admiral who leads the SEALs have threatened to resign or be fired if plans to expel a com… Sat Nov 23
  • @alistairlogie The original Macintosh. Sat Nov 23
  • @CyberMonk The only things connected to the surge strip are cheap things I don’t care about (and I also got a decent one). Sat Nov 23
  • @paulandstorm YES! Sat Nov 23
  • RT @Moonalice: Facebook’s response to @SachaBaronCohen is so Facebook. They think that having policies they do not or cannot enforce is su… Sat Nov 23
  • @peteostro Link in the show notes: https://t.co/uSJZ4jAG6a Sat Nov 23
  • RT @daniel_swensen: If you suffered in life and want other people to suffer as you did because "you turned out fine," you did not in fact t… Sat Nov 23
  • @sbesselsen That’s what it is to him, but obviously not what it was when I originally made it on RecDiffs. Sat Nov 23
  • @sbesselsen Of course it was! Not “also.” That’s the reference! Sat Nov 23
  • RT @Danjite: Care about #.org domains and the #ICANN fuckery? Please promote https://t.co/w67r0JQONx If you don't know what's up, .org has… Sat Nov 23
  • @_J_Nerdy It was an audio clip I played back on my iPhone in front of the mic. Sat Nov 23
  • @marcosilva0000 No codes here. Sat Nov 23
  • @_J_Nerdy It’s a gun being cocked, like in the movie when Rita wants to shoot Cage and start over. Sat Nov 23
  • @songcarver It does not. Fri Nov 22
  • @davegullett @marcoarment Deeper? That’s the reference! Fri Nov 22
  • @jackbremer Not a big thing here either, but like I said, the ports on my new UPS are in an awkward place, so these… https://t.co/tnXYNyZQrZ Fri Nov 22
  • RT @jessica_roy: Thank you for your cervix https://t.co/jlBNX0CL76 Fri Nov 22
  • @M2not Apple employees get “friends and family” discounts that they can offer to other people. Fri Nov 22
  • @zzephyz It’s easy to open and clean! Fri Nov 22
  • RT @orhunt: @caseyliss re this week’s @atpfm, my Plex server is this 2009 iMac running Mavericks that lives down the side of the sofa. http… Fri Nov 22
  • RT @_rogerogden: While listening to @atpfm, John was describing how his machine kernel panics while plugging/unplugging his docking station… Fri Nov 22
  • RT @Oatmeal: BREAKING: Tesla announces new CyberBus https://t.co/Q7E9LYHTFG Fri Nov 22
  • @thebrotherdoug @Khoji No human head can reach the hood of these giant trucks. Fri Nov 22
  • RT @danielpunkass: Trying out a podcast transcription app... https://t.co/puXn7dagAP Fri Nov 22
  • RT @MiriamGoldste: Ocean friends: it's been such a crazy week that this is the first opportunity I've had to share the news of a big victor… Fri Nov 22
  • @Khoji The edges aren’t what kill you. It’s your head hitting the ground (or the grille of the truck…or both). Fri Nov 22
  • @Khoji @caseyliss @marcoarment Have you seen the trucks already on sale in the US? They are already pedestrian-dest… https://t.co/qUI3MKWb8P Fri Nov 22
  • RT @ejacqui: Today’s my last day at @WQXR / NYPR. After seismic change in all aspects of my life, I’m excited to embark on new twists in fa… Fri Nov 22
  • @MikeDeezy100 As if I’d ever sell this champion of a Mac. Fri Nov 22
  • @NiceTryCody No. Fri Nov 22
  • @ejacqui Ethics are canceled. Fri Nov 22
  • @cgpgrey https://t.co/Pm1TCtDuqK Fri Nov 22
  • RT @sadydoyle: I'm slower in my responses now, and it takes me longer to suss out where people are coming from. I understand it's frustrati… Fri Nov 22
  • RT @sadydoyle: I used to be able to see the Reddits where most of the pile-ons were orchestrated, and that meant I could tell a good-faith… Fri Nov 22
  • @peteostro https://t.co/5ubWc1UTMv Fri Nov 22
  • @jackbremer Examples: https://t.co/NqmHcHUJHz https://t.co/GfMRDD1LnO Fri Nov 22
  • RT @bleatingheart: If you actually think about it, the cyber truck glass shattering thing WAS pretty impressive. I mean the truck model it… Fri Nov 22
  • @marcosilva0000 Not at current prices. Fri Nov 22
  • RT @drwave: It’s a subdivision surface, he’s just showing the control hull. Of course, when they ship, it will be the limit surface. Not… Fri Nov 22
  • RT @bombsfall: The Tesla truck is your vehicle of choice for driving in environments where intense fog lowers visibility distance to about… Fri Nov 22
  • RT @stroughtonsmith: I think my LOD settings are too low https://t.co/oaMxiqu1eA Fri Nov 22
  • RT @chrisfralic: RIP Jake Burton. Built 100 prototypes to get to the first snowboard. He found product market fit and helped build an… Fri Nov 22
  • @Jon_Alper CyberPower 1500 something. Fri Nov 22
  • @Chrischael All of that is true of transmissions with multiple gears in any car. A single gear would be less efficient in both cases. Fri Nov 22
  • @dylgio BATS AREN’T BUGS!!! Fri Nov 22
  • @adammasonx CyberPower 1500 something. Fri Nov 22
  • RT @atpfm: 353: Modern-Day Dialup https://t.co/17kduKArG0 Solving @caseyliss’ conundrums, one at a time. Thu Nov 21
  • @BenKuchera https://t.co/7ipuzjJIV2 Thu Nov 21
  • RT @theincomparable: If you don't know about our Topic Index... we've kept track of every piece of pop culture we've discussed across the n… Thu Nov 21
  • RT @theincomparable: This is a lovely thread that makes us sound like time travelers 😉 https://t.co/86L7V8GNzO Thu Nov 21
  • RT @theincomparable: New feature: Our topic index now has per-topic podcast feed links. For example, if you go to the Mission Impossible pa… Thu Nov 21
  • @bullware Yes! Thu Nov 21
  • @momtribevibe @JayGogh I have 428 open on my phone right now. Thu Nov 21
  • @jimmortensen I have, but I didn’t finish it. Thu Nov 21
  • @NoahBres Please! Gen-X, obviously. Thu Nov 21
  • RT @daringfireball: ★ Tim Cook Appears Alongside Trump in Re-Election Campaign Ad Shot in Mac Pro Plant in Austin: https://t.co/NPa78KJqc7 Thu Nov 21
  • RT @sadydoyle: I had a SUPER convoluted Iliad reference I was going to post in response to this, and I thought it was SCATHING, and then I… Thu Nov 21
  • @hotdogsladies 🐐 Thu Nov 21
  • RT @janamakesgames: Being on the dev team https://t.co/jhSlQat1JE Thu Nov 21
  • @scottsimpson I think this is the most @dankmccoy tweet you’ve ever tweeted. (In a good way.) Thu Nov 21
  • RT @SusanArendt: Candidates: Which Pokemon did you choose as your starter? Warren: Squirtle Sanders: Sobble Biden: Record player Harris: A… Thu Nov 21
  • @devtrope Probably. Thu Nov 21
  • @scentedmeat @caseyjohnston You’re right. Wed Nov 20
  • @caseyjohnston Here’s an example from a later episode. Certainly not as artful and entertaining as your article, bu… https://t.co/8v6vBnqpp5 Wed Nov 20
  • @caseyjohnston Your article was more forceful than that. But so was our show across the many months and years we ta… https://t.co/nVDXGnvmPs Wed Nov 20
  • @holgr Left edge: https://t.co/uOR3PhcZMs Wed Nov 20
  • @imyke @bonappetit This is the world we live in! I don’t WANT it to be true! Wed Nov 20
  • @dkhamsing https://t.co/zJ7WqZHary Wed Nov 20
  • Back in 2014, the iMacs were right-side-up! https://t.co/MFBwE1BAG7 Wed Nov 20
  • @Sakurina I could never pick a favorite. Wed Nov 20
  • This is the channel, BTW. If you like food and refreshingly human, relatable presenters, you need to subscribe.… https://t.co/qwmEbXsoCY Wed Nov 20
  • The @bonappetit Test Kitchen crew on YouTube is so adorable and fun and I will be crushed if I ever find out that t… https://t.co/7qNKjG2NfA Wed Nov 20
  • @panzer Congrats! (I haven’t even played it.) Wed Nov 20
  • @caseyjohnston @marcoarment I’m pretty sure that’s not the only time the topic of butterfly keyboard reliability came up on the podcast. Wed Nov 20
  • @tvaziri Let me tell you about my compositor… Wed Nov 20
  • RT @_inside: Back in August, Apple locked me out of my developer account, preventing me from updating my apps on the App Store. They didn’… Wed Nov 20
  • @dmoren @hotdogsladies HE LIKES BEER, OK!? Wed Nov 20
  • RT @RosemaryOrchard: Do you menstruate? Want more info on the cycle tracking built into iOS 13 and watchOS 6? I wrote about it! https://t.c… Wed Nov 20
  • @Aleen @hotdogsladies @joesteel (Well, the third movie, anyway.) Wed Nov 20
  • @jodyheavener @RecDiffs @DoFriendship Teeth sensitive to cold? Wed Nov 20
  • @dankmccoy I think it’s saying your penis would look bigger if you were shorter. Wed Nov 20
  • @tvaziri So? Wed Nov 20
  • @caseyjohnston Do podcasts count? https://t.co/lqEFfPToyK Wed Nov 20
  • @ElliottKalan @dankmccoy I felt bad adding that final sentence because you might think I doubted that you’d underst… https://t.co/Axgq2WPTaa Wed Nov 20
  • @ElliottKalan @dankmccoy Also, the little thing that annoyed me about that episode was the frequent use of flashbac… https://t.co/8vOJvQVsgE Wed Nov 20
  • RT @sadydoyle: "The Crown" really fulfills the fantasy of having a biopic made about you, WHILE YOU ARE ALIVE, that explains all of your so… Tue Nov 19
  • @ElliottKalan @dankmccoy Seems like that choice was made solely to convey the connection/reference to the audience.… https://t.co/KPVoBrFS7E Tue Nov 19
  • @Thaboz @Benaar @atpfm @marcoarment @caseyliss That looks like a terrible laptop. Tue Nov 19
  • @Davidepiai They are monsters. Tue Nov 19
  • @brettpynn I disagree. Tue Nov 19
  • @cicconi_michael https://t.co/zhN1KTkm3g Mon Nov 18
  • @cwgabriel A strong contender: https://t.co/p2ueaKo5UX Mon Nov 18
  • @andersnyk 4x higher capacity battery, maybe? Mon Nov 18
  • @JK_Kross Maybe https://t.co/md6AmZJQSe Mon Nov 18
  • @MetzClaude The computer is $6K! Mon Nov 18
  • RT @Patrick_McHale: @philrynda @Beavs so... in summary... https://t.co/tHJ1yV0rug Mon Nov 18
  • RT @tinyufoboss: You saw her again, sloshing across the darkened pasture towards the stables. Better wait 'til morning to check on the hors… Mon Nov 18
  • RT @Beavs: The illustrations in this horseback riding book are making me feel weird https://t.co/PxMWsXE9EY Mon Nov 18

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