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siracusa
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 @InStyle: The U.S. has been named the "most dangerous" developed country for women to give birth. https://t.co/giuzyOG2C8 Tue Apr 23
  • RT @zackbeauchamp: 1. After spending six months reading incel sites nearly every day, speaking to over a dozen incels, and reviewing forum… Tue Apr 23
  • @drwave And definitely not the secret entrance to your underground lair. Tue Apr 23
  • @dmoren …get it? Because of the STAR…wars? Tue Apr 23
  • @drwave (I assume you keep it in the “stable.” Wink wink.) Tue Apr 23
  • @SusanArendt Also, gotta love Matt Damon’s second chance to play Loki in a movie. Tue Apr 23
  • @SusanArendt I think the (all-CG) antlers on Cate Blanchett are great. Tue Apr 23
  • RT @roseperson: A short thread connecting the dots from one of the most useful articles I've ever read to one of the most important things… Tue Apr 23
  • @manysimplething Try to hold out until fall. Tue Apr 23
  • @drwave Plus a car that you control with a remote! Tue Apr 23
  • @347_Jake I didn’t. Tue Apr 23
  • @drwave That fridge could fit inside my fridge. Tue Apr 23
  • @paulandstorm @tvaziri @RecDiffs That’s my purse! I don’t know you! Tue Apr 23
  • @paulandstorm @tvaziri @RecDiffs You don’t know my life! 🥛 Tue Apr 23
  • @andrewbarnhart Present day: https://t.co/MDkK7o5IiX Tue Apr 23
  • RT @sadydoyle: Elizabeth Warren’s overly simplistic reading of the Daenerys/Cersei conflict is the only major flaw in her messaging, and il… Mon Apr 22
  • @dankmccoy (Chopped liver is also tightly packed. Presumably.) Mon Apr 22
  • RT @AthertonKD: Oh, you're experiencing a structural problem? Have you ever considered trying different personal choices instead? Mon Apr 22
  • RT @lpolgreen: Anyone making the go-to-a-cheap-college argument should know this stat, from @RottenInDenmark’s landmark piece about millien… Mon Apr 22
  • RT @T_FisherKing: "Invention of aircraft, automobiles and paved roads is slap in face to everyone who died of dysentery on the Oregon trail… Mon Apr 22
  • @e_d_sanders It might actually be my grandfather’s dolly! Mon Apr 22
  • @caseyjohnston https://t.co/BileSDLBJS Mon Apr 22
  • RT @dmoren: All right, Internet pals: I turn 39 in just under a week and all I want for my birthday is for you to buy my book, THE BAYERN A… Mon Apr 22
  • @adbmice If she likes it, she might also like @theincomparable! Lots of great episodes in the back catalog… Mon Apr 22
  • RT @MikeDrucker: ELIZABETH WARREN: “...and that is why I’ve created a sustainable plant-based fuel that will allow is to colonize Mars and… Mon Apr 22
  • RT @sadydoyle: This Twitter feed’s transformation into a 24/7 Elizabeth Warren Stan Account comes as a surprise to me, too, but there’s suc… Mon Apr 22
  • @SaiMunWan All the episodes are listed here, if you don’t mind using a web browser to listen: https://t.co/BPPXPcjzPQ Mon Apr 22
  • @Joerodricks That room is huge, though! Mon Apr 22
  • @Tucker1011 @timbray Wow, I would not have guessed that. I was thinking some kind of fried item. Sun Apr 21
  • @timbray What is that bird supposed to be looking at? Sun Apr 21
  • RT @_inside: To be fair, the app should be resilient to being force-quit without any data loss, we’re working on that for v2. Doesn’t chang… Sun Apr 21
  • RT @_inside: “I force-quit your app every time I get out of it and for some reason that’s causing issues”. Surprise! https://t.co/14PiCvynlw Sun Apr 21
  • @shachart Sorry, none left! Sun Apr 21
  • @RandyH_LL @EileenAppelbaum Maybe this is a better explanation: https://t.co/2Vv22TPLSv Sun Apr 21
  • RT @kjhealy: Traditional Easter Joke: Then the women came to the tomb and found the stone rolled away, and they quaked in fear. An angel s… Sun Apr 21
  • @ejacqui https://t.co/pQGPEQJZeW Sun Apr 21
  • @RandyH_LL @EileenAppelbaum Maybe if you read the whole thing it’d make more sense. Sun Apr 21
  • RT @EileenAppelbaum: Private Equity Pillage details the business model that allows private equity firms to bankrupt chains, throw workers o… Sat Apr 20
  • RT @EileenAppelbaum: THREAD: The retail apocalypse in full swing: Gymboree closes 800 stores, Shopko 105, Payless 2300, Charlotte Russe 400… Sat Apr 20
  • @rjonesy Viking does not have a stellar reliability rep. Sat Apr 20
  • RT @JohnHolbein1: Can you guess what happened when South Korea made school lunches free for all students? The number of fights at school w… Sat Apr 20
  • @zackkatz Probably. Sat Apr 20
  • @rjonesy What make/model? Sat Apr 20
  • RT @kjhealy: @siracusa Oh FFS. https://t.co/ZBJEHRI0QK Sat Apr 20
  • @JakeP How did you discover the vent thing? Sat Apr 20
  • @rjonesy What’s that video showing? Sat Apr 20
  • @JakeP What defects? Sat Apr 20
  • @smintsioulis Check the manual for an adjustment screw! Sat Apr 20
  • RT @smintsioulis: @jonjon1251 @siracusa @hotdogsladies @RecDiffs Son of a… https://t.co/ODR1UVvJZe Sat Apr 20
  • @paulandstorm Just be thankful you have a Dairy Door (I assume). Sat Apr 20
  • RT @jonjon1251: @siracusa @hotdogsladies Damnit Jon I’ll never unsee this on my fridge doors 👀 really enjoyed the @RecDiffs episode https:/… Sat Apr 20
  • @tomfenske I’m only playing Comp to get the pinnacle weapons. I mostly play Quick Play otherwise. Sat Apr 20
  • Forgive the thread repost, but the version I posted originally had a bad edit that, after a night's sleep, I decide… https://t.co/En0ssallHu Sat Apr 20
  • The soundtrack is Natoryous's "Optera's Club 'Em Up Remix" of Varia, a song from Peace in Space by Maddy Myers—the… https://t.co/tTHPNAXYpn Sat Apr 20
  • My (ongoing) Recluse quest turned into an accidental quest for Redrix's Broadsword: https://t.co/xY72XYmDf3 #destiny Sat Apr 20
  • @DCOneFourSeven Good news! You can change it now. Sat Apr 20
  • @mikewmatter Yep, and yep. Sat Apr 20
  • @stechert I had to cut a tiny bit of travel time in the clip, but that’s all one super :) Sat Apr 20
  • RT @moiseschiu: I’ve relaunched @_electricshadow and I need your support. Here is a list of all the ways you can help, which include Likin… Sat Apr 20
  • @stechert I’ve already got Inaugurals in every energy type (Vault pack rat!) and a decent Dust Rock roll (see video… https://t.co/bYhlvj3ih7 Sat Apr 20
  • RT @KamalaHarris: Heidi's 4-year-old son was at a football game when he heard celebratory fireworks. "Panicked by the popping sounds, the l… Sat Apr 20
  • @ben_muta The ones with two skinny doors are “side-by-side.” French door models have two doors that open onto a sin… https://t.co/5bdu2PQDlL Fri Apr 19
  • Two videos in one day! I feel like a regular @cgpgrey. Fri Apr 19
  • @DCOneFourSeven I’m macintsh on PSN, and I’m always looking for ringers to help out in Comp! If you soloed your way… https://t.co/GWFQaQaz2c Fri Apr 19
  • @jimgeisler I’m too good at it now, and it has to be real! Fri Apr 19
  • @jmatthew007 I did that too. I’m pretty good at the mission now, but it took a loooong time to get there. (The ship is super cool, too.) Fri Apr 19
  • @jimgeisler That’s what I wanted more of! I had a ton of those, but the recording buffer wasn’t long enough to catc… https://t.co/VeYs6sAURq Fri Apr 19
  • @jmatthew007 It’s not supposed to be chronological, and it’s across several runs. Fri Apr 19
  • @jimgeisler Long ago, yes. Been sitting on this footage for a while, sad that I didn’t have the clips I wanted. Fri Apr 19
  • OK, apparently Google Drive throttles downloads. Here it is on YouTube…until it gets taken down: https://t.co/oFNu9qAHyT #destiny Fri Apr 19
  • @petersendidit My first job out of college was helping to create and run the https://t.co/bOFoYvU183 website. Fri Apr 19
  • I didn’t have the footage I needed to make this video the way I wanted to make it, and YouTube would likely take it… https://t.co/urupBjdYR6 Fri Apr 19
  • RT @rmondello: You might have heard about “Signed Exchanges”, Google’s proposal facilitating making web browsers show the “original” URL fo… Fri Apr 19
  • RT @misprintedtype: 7 years ago, I suffered a stroke. Having people around who understood the symptoms, saved my life. Thanks to the quick… Fri Apr 19
  • RT @sadydoyle: Over at Medium: I wrote about how the only purpose of the "birthday abortion" scare is to drag Democrats onto the record wit… Fri Apr 19
  • @kymherself Ah, yes, sorry :) Fri Apr 19
  • @DougWeinfield I had a 2009 Mac Pro at work (since replaced with a 2017 MBP). I have a 2008 Mac Pro at home. Fri Apr 19
  • @kymherself Yeah, but you’ve got those giant electrical plugs, so… Fri Apr 19
  • @347_Jake No. Fri Apr 19
  • @sebastianllewis The end? We record a new episode every week! Fri Apr 19
  • @dylgio I rate everything I watch in Letterboxd, so consider those mini-reviews. Fri Apr 19
  • @brandontarney I have. Not my cup of tea. Fri Apr 19
  • RT @paulxt: please nobody show radiohead this https://t.co/G9VQR0Nkbs Thu Apr 18
  • @kyleheenk What made you pick one with two bottom drawers? Thu Apr 18
  • @pts Thanks, but it’s not my cup of tea (and I haven’t been able get my kids into it either). Thu Apr 18
  • @joelmcintosh Yeah, I tried that too. Thu Apr 18
  • @ahalam https://t.co/REzYj77t4i Thu Apr 18
  • @brandontarney https://t.co/REzYj77t4i Thu Apr 18
  • RT @atpfm: 322: Morale-Sucking Maple Syrup Fires https://t.co/7m4MWUa9Lt @OvercastFM nitpicks, black-hole sexism, Apple-Qualcomm-Intel, an… Thu Apr 18
  • @jpantuso We’ve got one of those in the basement, but we use it as a freezer. Thu Apr 18
  • RT @JillFilipovic: Pretty mad at NYU Law for not teaching me the “he was mad” defense for obstructing justice. Thu Apr 18
  • RT @laurenduca: Barr is defending Trump against the claim that he obstructed justice when firing Comey by saying he "was frustrated and ang… Thu Apr 18
  • RT @ewarren: It's a disgrace to see an Attorney General acting as if he's the personal attorney and publicist for the President of the Unit… Thu Apr 18
  • RT @jsmooth995: Anyone coming into this with no context would think Barr is Trump's lawyer giving a rebuttal to Mueller's report on behalf… Thu Apr 18
  • @allenmonroeiii Added! Thu Apr 18
  • RT @thenewdarling: I can tell I’m getting old because my favourite podcast this month was @siracusa talking about shopping for a new fridge… Thu Apr 18
  • RT @WardQNormal: Bill Barr's "A Tale of Two Cities" https://t.co/U51pLToETO Thu Apr 18
  • @tvaziri Why didn’t they fix it with some CG in post?! Thu Apr 18
  • RT @NPR: Nearly half of women killed by homicide in the U.S. are killed by their former or current intimate partners. https://t.co/rKuZpJWV… Thu Apr 18
  • @ehacke https://t.co/3habBjZV6r Thu Apr 18
  • @singer_ben No, it’s this one: https://t.co/p4I2Q2hJJL Thu Apr 18
  • @mennokiel Yes. Thu Apr 18
  • RT @RecDiffs: Reconcilable Differences 102: Preparing the Way https://t.co/BRA2qWtI4f Wed Apr 17
  • @paulandstorm @hotdogsladies Duke, duke, duke Duke of bits… Wed Apr 17
  • RT @marcoarment: Hear all about @_DavidSmith’s new app, CalZones, in less than 30 minutes (in any timezone): https://t.co/Erzp5Py0gw Wed Apr 17
  • RT @StarWarsReport: We loved seeing all of the Reys at #swcelebration as multiple mirror images #starwars https://t.co/e2qsuCk3wm Wed Apr 17
  • RT @_DavidSmith: Introducing CalZones, a timezone savvy calendar app. CalZones is a calendar app that actually understands timezones and r… Wed Apr 17
  • RT @marccold: ME: whose dog are you DOG: I'M YOUR DOG I'M YOUR DOG YES YES YES TWIRL TWIRL ME: whose cat are you CAT: Possession is a so… Wed Apr 17
  • @radiocolin I put the strainer in one bowl, then I do a first (water-only) pour into the strainer-less bowl and the… https://t.co/FeroxcmBHW Wed Apr 17
  • @jimandtonic No. Wed Apr 17
  • @codinghorror It gets even better. (But then it gets much worse.) Wed Apr 17
  • RT @jamisonfoser: My topics of interest are no nazis and tweets from people I find interesting presented in chronological order https://t.c… Wed Apr 17
  • @alexbrooks @viticci @imyke @ismh @caseyliss @marcoarment “Curated” is the old guard. We used to call it “radio.” Tue Apr 16
  • RT @arstechnica: If you want to experience the bizarre thinking of the Sacklers—the family behind Purdue Pharma, makers of Oxycotin—like ne… Tue Apr 16
  • RT @Iconfactory: The final season of #GameOfThrones has begun and we’re celebrating w/ a new set of desktop folder icons that our Patreon H… Tue Apr 16
  • @nminnov I didn’t get motion-sick while playing it. (I did get motion-sick playing Half Life 2, Portal, and Myst III, but not much else.) Tue Apr 16
  • RT @mat: What does it say about the sincerity of an apology if it's deleted from the web? https://t.co/uTKLRXzDA2 Tue Apr 16
  • @haemolysin I haven’t, but I know about it. Tue Apr 16
  • @achtungjamie No. Tue Apr 16
  • @UARRR Yes. It’s on the list! https://t.co/qMmPEVKE9U Tue Apr 16
  • @stroughtonsmith At this point, maybe a native iOS versions of Xcode would be the real Monkey’s Paw. Imagine it wit… https://t.co/fEhnU84x0c Tue Apr 16
  • More than half my “Great Games” were launched as (or remain) console exclusives: https://t.co/qMmPEVKE9U Tue Apr 16
  • It’s pretty amazing that I’m still excited about new console hardware so many years after the 2600 and NES. It’s a… https://t.co/m158KKBA5N Tue Apr 16
  • @hugo_lisp The live show is sold out, but feel free to say hello if you spot us at the conference. Tue Apr 16
  • RT @yayitsrob: I want a prestige HBO remake of Moby Dick. Six seasons. 10 episodes each. They don’t actually leave on the boat til S3 (at e… Tue Apr 16
  • @TimeDoctor 🙊 Tue Apr 16
  • RT @robot_or_not: TV/Movies: https://t.co/95obsy3eku Mon Apr 15
  • @marcoarment This is too smooth for you? https://t.co/BsxHEdpUCV Mon Apr 15
  • @Amideee It does, though APFS (theoretically) provides a way to help Finder not do that anymore. Mon Apr 15
  • @Amideee Command-J, then check “Calculate all sizes.” Mon Apr 15
  • @cabel There’s actually a food-based connection on the TV show for that last one: https://t.co/98ry3f21eE Mon Apr 15
  • RT @cabel: • Game of Thrones Oreo 🙂 (Spoilers; note that I have never seen the movies, but they are regular Oreos that feature various fam… Mon Apr 15
  • RT @kjhealy: Meanwhile, at the Citadel, Charles Joseph Minard figures out the problem with a Zombie army that can revivify itself and recru… Mon Apr 15
  • RT @viticci: Later this week on April 20, MacStories will turn 10. I started MacStories in 2009, when I was 21. Through its ups and downs… Mon Apr 15
  • I’ve had video-game dreams like this. https://t.co/3tHnkwAvR5 Mon Apr 15
  • RT @WZRDtech: @siracusa this reminds me of when you said on @atpfm that the new AirPod case could be a fidget device. https://t.co/J8niF… Mon Apr 15
  • @WickedGood Strong words from a Hearthstone player. Mon Apr 15
  • @pk1_3 It was fine. Mon Apr 15
  • RT @kjhealy: So it seems like he made a big discovery and then ditched his MA program to become a consultant? On the one hand, given the li… Sun Apr 14
  • RT @kjhealy: I signed up for HBO Now largely to see what's happening with Sam Tarly, everyone's favorite grad student. Has he passed his qu… Sun Apr 14
  • RT @theincomparable: Analyzing the "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker" teaser trailer, with @siracusa @dmoren @verso @moiseschi… Sun Apr 14
  • @31JA Thanks! Sun Apr 14
  • @LTAudio No, sorry. Sun Apr 14
  • RT @marcoarment: I’m particularly proud of the iTunes-breakup segment on this week’s @atpfm. If you love computers that empower you to be a… Sun Apr 14
  • RT @FoldableHuman: Me: I know lots of complicated programs, I can probably hack my way through some basic things in Blender Blender: you r… Sun Apr 14
  • (And yes, I did watch all of season 1 in this very same CBS app.) Sun Apr 14
  • As I slowly watch season 2 of Discovery in the CBS app, the very same CBS app insists on “helpfully” presenting thi… https://t.co/Fbbi3GRAXt Sun Apr 14
  • @gak_pdx That already happens to me with the current Corvette. Sat Apr 13
  • @dmoren Your writing is TOO POWERFUL! Sat Apr 13
  • @tvaziri You must suffer for your art. Sat Apr 13
  • @Teymur I’m macintsh on PSN. Sat Apr 13
  • @aguynamednate I keep looking for hidden cameras! Sat Apr 13
  • @SohrabOsati Yes! In Comp! Sat Apr 13
  • @bahijYamout It’s good! But the range is not good. Sat Apr 13
  • @fknorchid It boggles my mind! And this is in Comp! Sat Apr 13
  • It worked! Someone actually helped me capture B and then we won! #destiny Sat Apr 13
  • Why is no one on my team capturing zones today in Control? They’re just ignoring them! I think I’ve lost 7 straight… https://t.co/2aC9LhhdaJ Sat Apr 13
  • @zachmaster014 Try reading the tweet again. Sat Apr 13
  • @returnedlast Her flyaways! Not her! (She is the lead.) Sat Apr 13
  • @gte You’re ruining my joke! (But yes.) Sat Apr 13
  • Action shot: https://t.co/OhMBNhmeXi Sat Apr 13
  • The @starwars movies tend not to get many non-technical awards, but I’m really pulling for a Best Supporting Actor… https://t.co/2TdbmxgrF0 Sat Apr 13
  • @SpecialRobotDog I’m usually INTJ. Sat Apr 13
  • @socialtopher I was looking for a purpose-made variant, not just cuts. I talked about VidAngel here: https://t.co/21EeW0UEx2 Sat Apr 13
  • @iljitsch Yeah, but the wheels are octagonal. Sat Apr 13
  • RT @cosmobiologist: I knew I messed that recipe up pretty bad. https://t.co/dbZnBnAFvP Sat Apr 13
  • RT @Public_Citizen: An update on the corporate takeover of our government: An oil lobbyist runs the DOI A coal lobbyist runs the EPA A p… Sat Apr 13
  • RT @mekkaokereke: Hacker News is a toxic place, but not because of all the people who make it hard for under-represented folks. But because… Sat Apr 13
  • RT @trojanchick99: It still feels too soon, but what the hell. #EpisodeIX https://t.co/HIkAznI3g0 Sat Apr 13
  • @hafthor It’s the Mac version. Fri Apr 12
  • @GeoffreyWiseman 1.4B according to Wikipedia. Fri Apr 12
  • @iFred Not sure I’m following. Can you do a blog post or something? :) Fri Apr 12
  • RT @jonnybarnes: @siracusa https://t.co/NG9qlLOsk0 always has high quality trailers Fri Apr 12
  • @iFred @caseyliss @marcoarment If so, what changed related to this? Netflix can still tell that someone is using Ai… https://t.co/oTjw1vw8Nh Fri Apr 12
  • @panzer You are not ready. Fri Apr 12
  • @atpreferences https://t.co/3Qa4wncqGi Fri Apr 12
  • @RowanStrang YouTube. Fri Apr 12
  • @grantbuell No. Fri Apr 12
  • Who’s got the highest-res download of the Star Wars teaser? I’ve got one that’s 1920 x 800 (1080p, basically). Anyone have a bigger version? Fri Apr 12
  • Yes, I watched the Star Wars IX teaser. I always watch the teasers. I avoid the full trailer. Fri Apr 12
  • RT @alexisparade: "rise of the skywalker" hell yeah baby you know what that means https://t.co/t60Ag8mOWU Fri Apr 12
  • RT @dicebourbon: #EpisodeIX https://t.co/MIm6X3fq55 Fri Apr 12
  • It’s too bad that that scene with the TIE won’t be in the movie (I have to assume). #r1NeverForget Fri Apr 12
  • RT @MSKrog: .@atpfm @siracusa @marcoarment @caseyliss John revealed Apple's hidden musical instrument last week. I present: 'ATP Bumper Mus… Fri Apr 12
  • RT @atpfm: 321: Dumbed Down, Locked Down, and Locked Out https://t.co/rRlttHJ7sN Somebody wished on a monkey's paw for iTunes to be broken… Fri Apr 12
  • RT @pdfstreet: @StarWarsVisComp https://t.co/O7TZ2W9ATH Fri Apr 12
  • @cgbarrett I remember all of those. Fri Apr 12
  • RT @ewarren: In response to my plan, Amazon says it "pays all the taxes we are required to pay in the US." Yeah, I know. You made more than… Fri Apr 12
  • @MikeTaffet @RecDiffs …Merliniverse? Thu Apr 11
  • RT @LadiesAtWWDC: Announcing a new dinner meetup at #WWDC19 - Ladies at WWDC! Interested in attending? Fill out this form and we’ll send y… Thu Apr 11
  • RT @slifty: Here's a TED talk by Katie Bouman, the person who wrote the algorithm that took that black hole picture. (Lets make sure she ge… Wed Apr 10
  • @tvaziri (That’s The Maw.) Wed Apr 10
  • @counternotions Faxing is between providers, labs, etc., not patients. Wed Apr 10
  • RT @jsnell: To image a black hole they needed half a ton of hard drives containing five petabytes of data. The fastest way to transfer that… Wed Apr 10
  • If you want to understand why the newly released black hole image looks the way it does, watch this video: https://t.co/pPLliGNDd4 Wed Apr 10
  • @kevin_doyle @_upgradefm …plus more in the basement. Wed Apr 10
  • @counternotions Don’t call it a comeback! It never left US healthcare. Wed Apr 10
  • @_inside @jsnell iTunes Player 7 Forever! Wed Apr 10
  • RT @AstroKatie: How was this image created? A giant global network of radio/millimeter-wave telescopes joined together to create a virtual… Wed Apr 10
  • @romabysen @codinghorror …now imagine it without underscores. https://t.co/FEVnVGJ1GV Wed Apr 10

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