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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 @liza: You know how in Star Trek all aliens are just humans with weird foreheads? Imagine that except arms. "Marsites" have 4 arms, the… Sun Aug 18
  • RT @imyke: Five years ago today Relay FM became a real thing. It's been a wild, fast, unforgettable, and truly surprising journey so far.… Sun Aug 18
  • @jimbo831 Yes and yes, but the finest grater blade is still too coarse. Sun Aug 18
  • @tsom @atpfm @caseyliss @marcoarment Mine doesn’t have Wi-Fi. Sun Aug 18
  • RT @mniccolai: I thought this was a joke video targeted @siracusa but this is an actual add for the LG ultrafine display😂 @atpfm @marcoarme… Sun Aug 18
  • RT @benjedwards: I love this example of vintage game graphics rendered on their intended target, a CRT, vs. modern pixel-perfect emulation.… Sun Aug 18
  • “played my” -> “playing” Sat Aug 17
  • @panzer Everyone tries to hide their most shameful acts. Sat Aug 17
  • Please note what class Zavala is played my. #destiny https://t.co/GKgPmKlGLy Sat Aug 17
  • @ToddMcCann At least it’s fancy! Sat Aug 17
  • @jrgibson1 https://t.co/IlfnchEDgz Sat Aug 17
  • RT @TraceMcJoy: For the past 4 years, @PCoryGonzales and I have been obsessively discussing the entirety of Beverly Cleary's books. We have… Sat Aug 17
  • @tuckerjj I think that might count as two… Sat Aug 17
  • RT @atpfm: We have some sponsorship openings for the next couple weeks; if you want to get your app/service/product in front of stunningly… Sat Aug 17
  • @geoffairey @atpfm We’ve talked about it several times in the past. (Audi e-Tron, too.) Fri Aug 16
  • RT @Phunky_Brewster: Y’all. I fulfilled a 25-year-old dream. I talked to Ann M. Martin about The Baby-Sitters Club. https://t.co/XRWJ… Fri Aug 16
  • @marcoarment @misterperry I’m willing to test that theory. Fri Aug 16
  • Woo, I just *barely* got four! (A single pixel is all it takes to count!) https://t.co/A4RtlTaXgl Fri Aug 16
  • A new game to play on the web: scroll to see how many copies of the same ad you can fit on a single screen at once. https://t.co/Ntbr5leRVY Fri Aug 16
  • @shapple ☹️ Fri Aug 16
  • @misterperry It’d be better if you all purchased something from our sponsors :) Fri Aug 16
  • @Dr_Perrito I have a box grater, yes. It’s not the option I prefer. Fri Aug 16
  • RT @OhNoSheTwitnt: Warren: I have a plan for that. Dudes: https://t.co/bxkbsV8F0p Fri Aug 16
  • RT @JamiraBurley: People really don’t understand the metal and physical labor it take most black girls and women to get to a place where we… Fri Aug 16
  • RT @SignalBoostShow: Here is @AyannaPressley chatting with hosts @ZerlinaMaxwell & @jess_mc about the first time she saw herself in the mir… Fri Aug 16
  • @terencefox Doing that makes tiny, melty pebbles. Fine if you’re mixing it into a breading that you’re going to coo… https://t.co/0fLPhM42DP Fri Aug 16
  • RT @imyke: Relay FM Members, you can now enjoy ‘Dangertown Beatdown’, the Cortex/Upgrade crossover special! If you want to hear this very… Fri Aug 16
  • @dWerjefelt I have a few lenses. Check out my Instagram for some examples: https://t.co/Lul3XKevlT Fri Aug 16
  • RT @JeffChausse: @SDiDuro @siracusa Here’s another fun one: You can buy an iMac Pro with more RAM than every NES ever sold. Fri Aug 16
  • RT @dodaistewart: NYPD questioned a boy, offering him a McDonald’s soda. When he left, they took the straw and tested it for his DNA. It d… Fri Aug 16
  • @terencefox Yuck. Fri Aug 16
  • @ulliverti No, but thanks anyway. Fri Aug 16
  • @dWerjefelt It has been. Fri Aug 16
  • RT @SDiDuro: Something else that's always fascinated me is that the entire Super Mario Bros game takes up less disk space than a single jpg… Fri Aug 16
  • @ryanburnett 2014. My wife’s is 2017. Fri Aug 16
  • Now this is a calendar theme I can get behind. https://t.co/L5e8FmTmuT https://t.co/dIw6rtRyIW Fri Aug 16
  • @mrtwebdesign @RecDiffs John King chipped my tooth in middle-school gym class. Fri Aug 16
  • RT @cwarzel: The events that started Gamergate began 5 years ago today. We put together a package with a series of pieces from @sarahjeong… Fri Aug 16
  • @karleetoess The first one is OK. Fri Aug 16
  • @ddkkpp We played on the side of the school as well. Fri Aug 16
  • @mthomas 2014 Honda Accord Sport (Manual). Fri Aug 16
  • @tarczonator If Heinz is “snobby,“ then the word has lost all meaning. Fri Aug 16
  • @curtisbridges Simply Heinz has no corn syrup! Fri Aug 16
  • @wes_button Yes. Thu Aug 15
  • RT @natelyman: @siracusa store brand Velveeta is “Smooth Melting Cheese Loaf” at Safeway Thu Aug 15
  • @nlra Just as bad. Thu Aug 15
  • RT @faintdreams: @atpfm has spoiled me and now if a Podcast doesn't have bookmarks I'm like: "How vey dare you not index the free audio!" Thu Aug 15
  • RT @playdate: We're looking for a couple of folks to join our small Playdate team! ① An Embedded Systems Engineer, to help Dave. ② A Head o… Thu Aug 15
  • @atpreferences Nope. Not a reference! Thu Aug 15
  • RT @CompSciFact: The hexadecimal representation of the largest known prime is a 1 followed by 19,308,229 F’s. https://t.co/SWaMqpWGyU Thu Aug 15
  • @squash86 I seem to be on a 5-year cadence… Thu Aug 15
  • RT @atpfm: 339: Ketchup Momentum https://t.co/eQAoRVL7o4 Cheese graters, condiment battles, competitive electric cars, then maybe some tec… Thu Aug 15
  • RT @kjhealy: Someone tell Elon Musk that fully autonomous vehicles are a reality in Providence. https://t.co/ZhP1oKAl6U Thu Aug 15
  • RT @sfsignal: Grab this #sff_eBookDeal: THE CALEDONIAN GAMBIT by Dan Moren is only $1.99 - https://t.co/G7auGlPP3k https://t.co/8ZEMG2reN0 Thu Aug 15
  • @mcbramhill Some answers here: https://t.co/krxIAYwKCU Thu Aug 15
  • RT @helenewecker: Me, getting into bed: Ok, that was a long day. Got a lot done, but tomorrow’s just as busy. Time for some good sleep. ..… Thu Aug 15
  • @hackmodford Sure, close enough. (Should be served in a warm bowl, though, not allowed to congeal on a cold serving… https://t.co/yAl9EKzz7s Thu Aug 15
  • RT @blankbaby: You can get @dmoren's fun debut, The Caledonian Gambit, for just $2 today. Do it! https://t.co/4Zt6rl6f4M Thu Aug 15
  • RT @kjhealy: "They look at Britain as Britain once looked at Ireland; a grotesque and somewhat terrifying example of how badly things can t… Thu Aug 15
  • RT @tvaziri: @VFXSoldier Clickhole: It’s Our Duty To Support The Troops And The Second Amendment In Case We Ever Need To Kill Them All htt… Thu Aug 15
  • RT @meghamohan: Love this 🎥 A group of Nigerian teens are creating viral sci-fi shorts using very basic green screen in a garage with sma… Thu Aug 15
  • @joesteel I have. Thu Aug 15
  • RT @PoliticsWolf: North Carolina Republicans literally ordered data on the types of IDs that black voters were disproportionately less like… Thu Aug 15
  • @SpaceGrayScale No, sorry. Thu Aug 15
  • @tvaziri Overgrips don’t last forever… Wed Aug 14
  • RT @sandofsky: Dropbox: “By writing code in a non-standard fashion, we took on overhead that we would have not had to worry about had we st… Wed Aug 14
  • RT @robot_or_not: Family: https://t.co/n3YTzxlLNw Wed Aug 14
  • @bhrnd Mimeo. Yes, I recommend them. Wed Aug 14
  • @Rosenbergalur It’s not public, as far as I know. Wed Aug 14
  • RT @CompSciFact: New post: Proving that a choice was made in good faith https://t.co/ZNBuYbTrFe Wed Aug 14
  • At least *somebody* listened. https://t.co/19O2KeGbdv Tue Aug 13
  • @billimp 🙌 Tue Aug 13
  • @Strat348 Boston Public Garden, and maybe some lobster if you like it and don’t have any availability near you. Tue Aug 13
  • @snarfmason @theincomparable @HollyGoDarkly Not even the fee for the gaming license (which I would appreciate if yo… https://t.co/HBczmo8nNy Tue Aug 13
  • RT @NetNewsWire: We just added a Frequently Asked Questions page for NetNewsWire. https://t.co/ewYCal0Dmm Tue Aug 13
  • These cases are like the software patents of the music world. Great job, everyone. https://t.co/rhRw2y4Jaq https://t.co/vp4AXBmcoL Tue Aug 13
  • @das_aug https://t.co/nW7u6sWNHB Tue Aug 13
  • @adamschoales It’s only in very old versions of the Mac operating system. You’d need an ancient Mac or an emulator to see it. Tue Aug 13
  • @mingtea I’d go with a hybrid. Tue Aug 13
  • @das_aug Definitely not. Tue Aug 13
  • @thislukesmith You are the best and we love you. That’s why I’m giving you these: — — — — — — — — Use them together. Use them in peace. Tue Aug 13
  • RT @ThreePanelSoul: Comic: Credit Rating Agencies https://t.co/D1SxgxfsWN Patreon: https://t.co/VGKXs6gS32 Merch: https://t.co/jF740ryW7… Tue Aug 13
  • RT @greenhousenyt: In my new book, I shine a light on a phenomenon that gets far too little attention: America's anti-worker exceptionalism… Tue Aug 13
  • RT @sf_boswell: Last night, Simone Biles successfully performed a triple double, and the entire world is (correctly) freaking out. For th… Tue Aug 13
  • @TRezendes It was real. I did it many times! Tue Aug 13
  • @Lezz The TV show Sharp Objects. Tue Aug 13
  • RT @keyboardmaestro: I'm 9.0 today! Lots of shiny presents, including Dark Mode support (traded in my sunglasses!), OCR (yay!), JSON (also… Tue Aug 13
  • RT @mattyglesias: In Silicon Valley, $3 million will get you Tumblr or this modest three bedroom family house. https://t.co/uRa6PRbrD5 Tue Aug 13
  • @MarkoNolan I don’t know, but I assume so. Tue Aug 13
  • @jbygden I do. They were awful. Mon Aug 12
  • RT @AndyBCampbell: Swatting is so incredibly dangerous, its penalties should be on par with attempted murder. This victim was lucky. In 201… Mon Aug 12
  • @MimeoPhotos I saw, thank you! Mon Aug 12
  • @applefanboyy No controller support, I think. The controls are better on PC and PS4, but if iOS is your only option… Mon Aug 12
  • @mildlystoic Zoom too short, sensor too small. Mon Aug 12
  • @Noelpearman Next year’s LG OLED. Mon Aug 12
  • RT @nobi: Why is the “Save” button on MS Excel represented by the picture of vending machine? (with purchased drink at the bottom) — a ques… Mon Aug 12
  • @apolloni Sharp Objects. Mon Aug 12
  • RT @imyke: Part of our #FiveYearsOfRelayFM celebration will include a Q&A with @ismh and myself. Please send in your questions about the… Mon Aug 12
  • @arguementclinic @00Ben No. Sun Aug 11
  • @00Ben No idea, sorry. Sun Aug 11
  • RT @PavelASamsonov: The correct number of developers on a project depends entirely on the type of summoning circle you want to construct.… Sun Aug 11
  • @dansecommander Updates next episode. Sun Aug 11
  • @PatShepper Yep, I’ve seen it. It’s a good one. Sun Aug 11
  • @joshdn LG. Sat Aug 10
  • @satysin Warlock! Sat Aug 10
  • RT @thetalkshow: ‘A Clear Eyed Look at Dishwashers’ — new episode with special guest @siracusa: https://t.co/ErKvSJO2LH Sat Aug 10
  • @caseyliss That’s because you can’t remember any of the podcasts you’ve been on, including the ones where… https://t.co/BzQVFnZ1gP Fri Aug 09
  • @ulliverti Yep. Fri Aug 09
  • @ulliverti It does. Fri Aug 09
  • @tvaziri …added in post, hand-drawn, but only animated on the 2s! Fri Aug 09
  • @sharding I think they just accepted PDFs from old Apple books, not random PDFs. Fri Aug 09
  • @Yver22 Thanks, but I think it’s my fault that it broke. More on the next episode! Fri Aug 09
  • @jandrewyang It’s OK. Fri Aug 09
  • RT @KtoBB8: @ismh Liked “I really wish the Messages team at Apple would turn off the ability to add Tapbacks to SMS threads. This is ridicu… Fri Aug 09
  • RT @ismh: I really wish the Messages team at Apple would turn off the ability to add Tapbacks to SMS threads. This is ridiculous looking an… Fri Aug 09
  • RT @BriannaWu: I wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post about why video games don't cause violence, but toxic gamer culture does--and how t… Fri Aug 09
  • RT @BarbaraDemick: In 2009, I met a Chinese girl whose identical twin sister had been seized by family planning officials. Ten years later.… Fri Aug 09
  • RT @JoeSarsero: @siracusa ICYMI https://t.co/geNRvqZHPy Fri Aug 09
  • RT @troyd: I just published https://t.co/NYfn1SZfT7 – deep links to opt out of data sharing/retention by 40+ companies. for example, @Crat… Fri Aug 09
  • @AndrewJ_GT Battery! That makes sense. I’ll try it, if I didn’t already kill it. Fri Aug 09
  • @jwcounts Oh, I’m sure that’s why. But it’s still quite a list. Fri Aug 09
  • @metsjetstweet No. I don’t think it’s intentional! Fri Aug 09
  • @zazathebassist Yeah, maybe that was it. Fri Aug 09
  • @stephanlough It’d be a pain and also kind of weird/creepy to make a feed out of other people’s podcasts. Fri Aug 09
  • @jd87 I haven’t. Are they online? Fri Aug 09
  • @matthauger @hypercritical Yes. I was trying to make them look like they did in the newspaper’s TV guide. Thu Aug 08
  • RT @hotdogsladies: @siracusa Hardcoded Dutch Subs. Thu Aug 08
  • RT @atpfm: 338: Double Chunking https://t.co/6m41Q6K1IK Two of us fail to adhere to the very simple show format that we've been doing for… Thu Aug 08
  • RT @pomeranian99: A superb look at Uber’s real economics: Losing billions to produce explosive growth, so investors and founders can cash o… Thu Aug 08
  • RT @0x30n: @osxreverser https://t.co/b0n9IZCQL5 Thu Aug 08
  • RT @0x30n: iOS security research device program! https://t.co/4NsKH1DMGd Thu Aug 08
  • RT @0x30n: Payouts + 50% bonus for bugs in prerelease builds https://t.co/eGHoTUAb4Y Thu Aug 08
  • RT @0x30n: Apple opening bounty program to all researchers Expanding bounty targets https://t.co/4iT9ILwpPX Thu Aug 08
  • RT @Jon_Alper: Got the Apple Card invite. Busy hat answered Arbitration Opt-Out question that came up on @atpfm last night: https://t.co/7B… Thu Aug 08
  • @paulandstorm @tvaziri That’s probably what the movie is called overseas. Thu Aug 08
  • Some Googling reveals that this review has appeared in many places over the years. I’m sure some company sold TV gu… https://t.co/BPVyw6rbTN Thu Aug 08
  • RT @tvaziri: @siracusa I still remember a TV capsule summary of "Predator 2" (1990): "Police hunt sneaky alien in 1997 L.A." No editoriali… Thu Aug 08
  • @radiocolin I did not grow up in Indiana, but clearly there was some central company selling TV guide info too many papers. Thu Aug 08
  • RT @RecDiffs: Reconcilable Differences 110: Five Dollars in a Bar of Soap https://t.co/3wrs4tnzBJ Thu Aug 08
  • RT @hotdogsladies: In 1986 or so, Musician magazine published a three-letter review for the new, self-titled album by the supergroup, GTR.… Thu Aug 08
  • @oiva Fixed, thanks. Thu Aug 08
  • @FredFlint I don’t recall the exact rating, but that image isn’t from the TV guide that came with my paper. Thu Aug 08
  • RT @hypercritical: Top Gun: https://t.co/gePyHMLkrF Thu Aug 08
  • RT @hotdogsladies: https://t.co/gvqFTSXohz https://t.co/5MEHulHROC Thu Aug 08
  • RT @mrgan: I wrote a poem based on @johnkrasinski's filmography 💐 https://t.co/6VbSc8orcc Thu Aug 08
  • It’s strange which memories stick with you. https://t.co/NYMOIcHX1i Thu Aug 08
  • @_atropical macOS might do the same thing. But there’s no good way for the user to know if writes are in progress (… https://t.co/iNOfSukAQN Thu Aug 08
  • @hotdogsladies Deep furrows. Thu Aug 08
  • @LeftyOdinbeard Works for me. Wed Aug 07
  • @naman34 I haven’t. Wed Aug 07
  • @techgeek2 A person, not a site. I forget who, though. Wed Aug 07
  • RT @endforcedarb: 🍎Got the new Apple card? 🍎You have 90 days to reject the arbitration clause. See p15 of the Customer Agreement: https://t… Wed Aug 07
  • @Fedacking Yep. Wed Aug 07
  • RT @christopherdrum: @lindadong @siracusa Apple Credit Card, Dark Mode https://t.co/Tdp2eMvlsj Wed Aug 07
  • @doc5avage …unless you yank it during an active write. Wed Aug 07
  • RT @tonyrtoon: @siracusa Just imagine if we’d had a good man with a gun desperately looking for a shooter to gun down. Wed Aug 07
  • Related thread: https://t.co/v9zZ2w2Lkl Wed Aug 07
  • See also: https://t.co/gOBm5ancON Wed Aug 07
  • RT @lindadong: So TIL there was a previous Apple credit card that I want the design of way more. https://t.co/Q7EvMIJDCp Wed Aug 07
  • @BastianInuk Nice. It’s fun! Wed Aug 07
  • @nguyenhimself It’s not great, but if it’s your only option… Wed Aug 07
  • I remember when this was a movie/TV trope used to illustrate PTSD (before it had that name) in veterans of the Viet… https://t.co/zU5Wcn38pN Wed Aug 07
  • @AlanBailward The console and PC versions have better controls and are better experiences (bigger screens), but if… https://t.co/KHrDKlU7zk Wed Aug 07
  • RT @jaqicohen: I went to see To Kill A Mockingbird tonight- before the show ended a motorcycle outside the theater backfired and everyone i… Wed Aug 07
  • @traaal @twoodfin Also: https://t.co/7Ze3gcAd3y Wed Aug 07
  • RT @_RelayFM: For our 5th anniversary show, we’ll be playing Relay FM Family Feud, but we need your help! Please check out this brief lis… Wed Aug 07
  • @JacobEthanWhite I haven’t played it yet, but there’s a Windows version too, if that’s an option for you. Tue Aug 06
  • RT @SusanArendt: "Strangers don’t owe you anything, regardless of whether they’ve spent $200 to register an LLC or not." Goddamn right. h… Tue Aug 06
  • @2happy1sad I haven’t. Tue Aug 06
  • @TimIsenman You should have! Lots of Great Games on PS4… https://t.co/qMmPEVKE9U Tue Aug 06
  • @dr_jekyll832 It’s real! (But it’d probably be better on a PC.) Tue Aug 06
  • @MaddiePryor6 I’ve never played that game, but yes, I’d recommend it! :) Tue Aug 06
  • @danprovost No idea, but it’d be better on a big screen with a controller. Tue Aug 06
  • @nielsthomasj Thanks, but my backlog is plenty long already. Tue Aug 06
  • RT @gnrosenberg: Ok y'all did it: A thread about hogs, ferality, and race in American history. Tue Aug 06
  • @scottshuchart Gotta play it first. Tue Aug 06
  • @pogobeta Thank, but my backlog is too long as it is. Tue Aug 06
  • @nielsthomasj I haven’t. Tue Aug 06
  • @dishoma Dunno… Tue Aug 06
  • @_TrentonShell If you have access to a PC, I’d play it there. Tue Aug 06
  • @bennusekabel I love the 3D Zelda games much more than the 2D games. I think they give so much more of what I love about Zelda. Tue Aug 06
  • @Leehro No, it was expected. Tue Aug 06
  • @xchaotic You can finish the whole game in about two hours! Tue Aug 06
  • @Dman228 I haven’t played it yet. Tue Aug 06
  • @Bakafish I don’t know. Tue Aug 06
  • @jashapiro I haven’t played it yet. Tue Aug 06
  • I also try to keep everything on my Great Games list updated with new platform availability: https://t.co/qMmPEVKE9U Tue Aug 06
  • @duak Yeah, it was called ResEdit :) Tue Aug 06
  • Reminder: Journey is now available on PC https://t.co/NHwnBdE3QC and on iOS https://t.co/XRVWgQBEqH If you’ve alway… https://t.co/Fca9Wcg3a1 Tue Aug 06
  • RT @JenovaChen: Journey the older sister of Sky is out on iOS today! Thanks to ⁦⁦@A_i⁩ and ⁦@SonySantaMonica⁩, three thatgamecompany games… Tue Aug 06
  • RT @AOC: Let this front page serve as a reminder of how white supremacy is aided by - and often relies upon - the cowardice of mainstream i… Tue Aug 06
  • @ijverig Maybe whatever LG releases next year? LG C10? Mon Aug 05
  • @codinghorror This movie is on my to-watch list (probably due to @jwz’s recommendation) but now I have to decide wh… https://t.co/ArAzxq3zUt Mon Aug 05
  • RT @imyke: San Francisco! We are coming for you! August 22nd, Relay FM's 5th Anniversary extravaganza! We have very few tickets left. Do… Mon Aug 05
  • RT @SusanArendt: And, AGAIN, someone offering to help you is really very nice, and if you want their help you should take it! (You can also… Mon Aug 05
  • RT @SusanArendt: It's removing a woman's agency. It's tacitly telling her "Your opinion about your own stuff is less important than my opin… Mon Aug 05
  • RT @SusanArendt: Men, and it is always men who believe in helping ladies, which again is a nice thing, will sometimes not listen to the wom… Mon Aug 05
  • RT @SusanArendt: Ok, so, as someone this has happened to a LOT, let me say something. Offering to help someone get their bag from the ove… Mon Aug 05
  • RT @letamericavote: Since Trump was elected 17 million people have been thrown off the voting rolls. Voter suppression is real. And it’s t… Mon Aug 05
  • RT @JoyAnnReid: Process that for a moment -- Per a former FBI agent the president of the United States perceives white nationalists as his… Mon Aug 05

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