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Pragmatic is a discussion show contemplating the practical application of technology. Exploring the real world trade offs we look at how great ideas are transformed into products and services that can change our lives. Nothing is as simple as it seems.
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Scott Willsey returns to pull apart the Google AI Overviews feature, the risks of trusting LLMs and Generative AI and the OpenAI Scarlett Johansson saga. Also John's returning to the USA in September and embracing Dumb Watches along with a host of other updates.With Scott Willsey and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced John’s Coming Back to America: (VOTE HERE) Arizona September 2024 | Vote Here for Meetups SubStack Referenced Articles: You Convinced Me Not To Buy A Tesla Fact vs Truth: AI Edition - John Chidgey’s Substack TechDistortion Parallel Posting in Substack Merchandise and Spotify Integration: The Engineered Network Store The Engineered Network linked on Spotify Links of Potential Interest: Is Substack Notes a ‘Twitter clone’? CEO Chris Best Friends with Brews Raycast AI Citizen Eco-Drive AW0050-82E Steel Sports Watch Google I/O 2024 AI experiences in Search OpenAI Just Gave Away the Entire Game Google’s AI Overview is flawed by design, and a new company blog post hints at why | Ars Technica What happened with AI Overviews and next steps Britannica Global Edition 2016, 30 Vol Set Hardcover Jan 01, 2016 Encyclopaedia Britannica Scarlett Johansson’s Statement (YouTube) Core Intuition Episode 600 Two Robots Talking to Each Other Manton Reece Yesterday’s AI Thoughts Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r', Steven Bridle and Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Jared Roman, Katharina Will, Chad Juehring and Ian Gallagher.
Vic and John discuss southbooth cooling progress, the lack of Apple Vision Pro internationally, Johns new Electric Ride on Mower, briefly about cricket and finally the US DoJ Anti-Trust case against Apple.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced TechDistortion Referenced Articles: 47 At A Test Match Finally Anti-Trust Links of Potential Interest: What Is Prism Correction in Eyeglasses? Ryobi: 48V 30" 50Ah Brushless Ride-On Lawn Mower OP3 Project Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Jared Roman, Joel Maher, Katharina Will, Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto, Chad Juehring and Ian Gallagher.
113: Whack Me In The Face

113: Whack Me In The Face

2024-01-2401:02:32

Vic joins John to go discuss the new iPhone 15 Pro Max Lenses for photos and video, using the Meta Quest 3 and trying out the Fuji Real3D Camera vs iPhone 15 Pro Max Spatial Videos in anticipation of the upcoming Apple Vision Pro.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced Links of Potential Interest: EVSE: Electric Vehicle Fires FujiFilm FinePix Real3D Camera Nomad Goods: Modern Leather Case Pragmatic Electric Episode 10: SuperCharger Blitz Is This The Show? Episode 5: Pennywise In The Back Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Jared Roman, Joel Maher, Katharina Will, Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto, Chad Juehring and Ian Gallagher.
112: A Mixed Bag

112: A Mixed Bag

2023-11-0701:00:37

Vic joins John to go through a mixed bag of topics including the two most recent Apple Events, selling lenses, the new 5x iPhone Pro Max Lens, Johns day job company being potentially bought and split as well as the Soundbooth and some conference speaking.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced Links of Potential Interest: Apple Event: October 30 Apple Event: September 12 Nomad Goods: Modern Leather Case ACRNA Conference 2023 Is This The Show? Episode 3: John’s Buried in the Sound Booth Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Jared Roman, Joel Maher, Katharina Will, Dave Jones, Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto and Chad Juehring.
111: Virtually Augmented

111: Virtually Augmented

2023-07-1302:06:35

Vic joins John to look at the history of Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality and Augmented Reality as we pre-assess the pros and cons of AR and VR and the upcoming Apple Vision Pro.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced Links of Potential Interest: 3D Display Autostereoscopy Vergence Accommodation (vertebrate eye) Vergence-Accommodation Conflict Virtual Reality Reality Labs List of Virtual Reality Headsets What is the Difference Between AR, MR, VR, XR? Headsets Pre-2000: Jaron Lanier’s EyePhone VPL EyePhone VR Compare Virtual Reality Demo From 1990 Virtual Boy Headsets 2015 to Present: Oculus Rift Microsoft HoloLens HoloLens 2 HoloLens 2 — Pricing and Options HoloLens 2 Showcase Oculus Quest Quest Hand Tracking v2.1 Quest 2 Oculus Quest Meta Quest Pro Apple Vision Pro: Apple Vision Pro Display Specs Apple Vision Pro Apple Vision Pro’s EyeSight Feature Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Jared Roman, Joel Maher, Katharina Will, Dave Jones, Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto and Chad Juehring.
110: Apple Watch Evolution

110: Apple Watch Evolution

2023-01-2601:46:22

With some initial discussion of the Twitter Appocalypse and M2 Mac Mini, John and Vic dive into the Apple Watchs evolution since 2015 to present and discuss whether or the newest Apple Watch design can be thought of as the ultimate Ultra.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced Celebrating Causality’s 50th Episode!! The TEN Store is NOW Open! Related Episodes: Pragmatic Episode 69: It’s Complicated Pragmatic Episode 76: Banned Links of Potential Interest: Apple Watch Fandom Apple Watch List of Apple Watches Apple Watch Compare Models Technical Specifications: Apple Watch Series 7 Apple Watch Series 8 Apple Watch Ultra ISO22810:2010 Horology: Water-resistant watches DIN EN 13319 Diving Accessories Ultra Watch Bands: 49-mm Black/Grey Trail Loop 49-mm Ocean Band Extension 49-mm Midnight Ocean Band GPS: Everything You Need To Know About GPS GPS New Civil Signals GPS Frequency Bands GPS signals Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Jared Roman, Joel Maher, Katharina Will, Dave Jones, Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto and Mark Oates.
109: Soundbite Workshop

109: Soundbite Workshop

2022-10-1601:36:38

Following Johns appearance on Episode 100 of Podcasting 2.0, John is joined by Dave Jones to workshop the soundbites tag enhancements, as well as touch on BitCoin and Crypto strengths and weaknesses in the longer term.With Dave Jones and John Chidgey.This show is Podcasting 2.0 Enhanced Create your own Credited Soundbite Related Articles: Podcast Lightning Podcasting 2.0 Podcasting 2.0 Addendum Links of Potential Interest: Podcasting 2.0 Episode 100 Shared Soundbites proposal on GitHub Example Server application using the standard Website source Demo website Podcastindex.org Developer Documentation for the podcastindex.org API Podcast Index GitHub Podcast Namespace GitHub: A wholistic RSS Namespace for Podcasting Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Lesley, Kellen Frodelius-Fujimoto, Jared, Legion Podcasts, Joel Maher, Katharina Will and Dave Jones.
Clay joins John to walk through the key moments of the WWDC keynote for 2022 and look at what each means for us and also the broader populace. Whilst John is sad about the Trash Can being Ventura-canned, there were lots of things to smile about too.With Clay Daly and John Chidgey.TechDistortion Articles Discussed: Tesla User Interface Pragmatic Episodes Referenced: Pragmatic Episode 107: Tesla Electric Pragmatic Episode 82: Tesla Links of Potential Interest: WWDC 2022 Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor, Jared, Bill, Joel Maher and Katharina Will.
107: Tesla Electric

107: Tesla Electric

2022-03-0701:22:16

Russell returns to Pragmatic to discuss his experiences with renewable energy, both the Model S and Model 3 and we dive into the finer issues with glanceless controls and other concerns regarding Tesla's User Interface.With Russell Ivanovic and John Chidgey.TechDistortion Articles Discussed: Tesla User Interface Pragmatic Electric Links: Pragmatic Electric Pragmatic: Electric - YouTube Introducing Pragmatic Electric Pragmatic Episodes Referenced: Pragmatic Episode 82: Tesla Pragmatic Episode 69: It’s Complicated Russell’s Links: Rusty Rants Electrons Are Your Friends | Rusty Rants Self Powered Part 2: Amped AF | Rusty Rants Self Powered | Rusty Rants Australia, Meet Wattson | Rusty Rants Links of Potential Interest: SLK350 Knob and Button-o-rama mess Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor, Jared, Bill, Joel Maher and Katharina Will.
106: Wind Farming

106: Wind Farming

2022-01-3002:05:54

Wind Farms are getting bigger and spreading throughout the world both on and off-shore. Vic joins John to talk about Wind Turbines, John's new Tesla and the launch of the new Video podcast/vodcast Pragmatic Electric.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.TechDistortion Articles Discussed: Retro Mac Pro Retro Mac Pro Part 2 Upgrading the Mac Pro SSD Upgrading the Mac Pro RAM Buying A Tesla Pragmatic Electric Links: Pragmatic Electric Pragmatic: Electric - YouTube Introducing Pragmatic Electric Audiobook Narration Work: Voice For Hire Shoot Like a Ninja on Apple Books The Knack of Selling on Apple Books Engineered Network Episodes Referenced: The Battery Problem Follow-up 1 Deepwater Horizon Ocean Ranger Coopers Gap Links: Australia’s biggest wind farm at Coopers Gap to undergo major repairs The largest wind turbine blades ever transported in Australia begin their journey Coopers Gap Wind Farm Graziers split over proposed location of wind turbines near Kingaroy Links of Potential Interest: ATLASX Wind Turbine Australian Wind Farms Regularly Deliver Tiny Fraction of Their Total Capacity What does the capacity factor of wind mean? What is a wind class? What is the minimum wind speed required for wind power generation? Hywind Scotland Doubly-fed electric machine Double-Fed Induction Generator Single floating offshore Windcatcher unit could power 80,000 European homes Vertical axis wind turbines far more efficient offshore Operation and maintenance costs of wind generated power Breaking down the cost of wind turbine maintenance List of onshore wind farms List of offshore wind farms Papalote Creek Wind Farm Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsor:Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Check out their newest app Menuwhere, it’s amazing! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor, Jared, Bill, Joel Maher and Katharina Will.
105: Chips Ahoy

105: Chips Ahoy

2021-11-2001:10:53

Where have all the chips gone? Scott Willsey joins John to look at how the shifting automotive use of ICs, a drought, a pandemic and poor planning amongst other things has led to an unprecedented global chip shortage with no end in sight.With Scott Willsey and John Chidgey.Links of Potential Interest: 2020–2021 Global Chip Shortage Surging Demand Cause Semiconductor Shortfall Global shortage in computer chips reaches crisis point Wafer (electronics) 22 new 200mm fabs in semiconductor capacity boom Foundry model Top five chip makers dominate global wafer capacity GlobalFoundries to take up-front payments for capacity A Computer Chip Shortage Has Hobbled the Auto Industry How Tesla pivoted to avoid the global chip shortage that could last years Apple and the 10,000 CNC milling machines Apple invests another $45 million in Gorilla Glass maker Corning Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co’s Water Woes Torr Etching (microfabrication) Thin film Photolithography Ion implantation Doping (semiconductor) Wafer (electronics) How COVID-19 will affect semiconductor demand in 2021 The Global Microchip Shortage: What It Means for Your Next Car Purchase Experts drill into the motor industry’s chip issues Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsor:Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Check out their newest app Menuwhere, it’s amazing! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor, Jared, Bill and Joel Maher.
104: Mirrorless Revolution

104: Mirrorless Revolution

2021-09-2801:37:15

Watching photography evolve in the past few years had demonstrated with computing power comes the possibility of ditching the SLR entirely and going mirrorless. Clay returns to discuss the mirrorless revolution. And yes, Clay called it first.With Clay Daly and John Chidgey.Related Episode Link: Pragmatic Episode 94: Photography Pragmatic Episode 101: Astrophotography Related Articles: Kit vs Tamron vs Prime Shoot-out WhitePapers And Photography Shooting Indoor Sports 200-500mm Zoom Lens Test Astronomy With Zoom Lenses John’s Photography: Photography John’s Lenses and Gear Presently: Nikon Z6 II Nikon FTZ MB-N11 Power Battery Grip AF-S DX NIKKOR 35mm f/1.8G AF-S DX Micro-NIKKOR 40mm f/2.8G AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G AF-S DX NIKKOR 55-200mm f/4-5.6G ED VR II Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens Tokina ATX-I 11-16mm F2.8 CF John’s Past Lenses: AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8 E FL ED VR Clay’s Lenses and Gear Presently: (Not film!) Sony α7R IV Sony α7 Pro Voigtländer 15mm Sonnar T* Full Frame E-Mount FE 35mm F2.8 Zeiss Lens Sony FE 50mm F1.8 Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Links of Potential Interest: Mechanical vs Electronic Shutters Two new Nikon DSLR cameras and several F-mount lenses coming in 2021 Canon: no new EF lenses unless market demands it Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsors:Soulver.App: You’ve tried a calculator and a spreadsheet but if you haven’t tried Soulver yet you’re missing out on a great app that fits perfectly with the way your brain actually thinks. Soulver is available from Soulver.app and also through the Mac App Store. Visit soulver.appto learn more.Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Check out their newest app Menuwhere, it’s amazing! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Shane O'Neill, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor, Jared, Bill and Joel Maher.
103: Lockdown Computing

103: Lockdown Computing

2021-07-1501:09:09

Lockdowns due to the pandemic of 2020-2021 has shifted a lot of peoples computing needs with working from home on their computer now a real driver for many people. We look at how it's impacted John and take a walk down history lane of Vic and John's various Macs for the past few decades and how it led to a controversial purchase.With Vic Hudson and John Chidgey.Related Articles: Retro Mac Pro Retro Mac Pro: Part 2 John’s Macs Past and Present: eMac G4/1.25 (USB 2.0) Specs (eMac USB 2.0, M9425LL/A*, PowerMac6,4, A1002, None) MacBook Pro 15-Inch “Core 2 Duo” 2.66 (Unibody) Specs (Late 2008/Early 2009*, MC026LL/A, MacBookPro5,1, A1286, 2255) MacBook Air “Core i7” 2.0 13" (Mid-2012) Specs (Mid-2012, MD846LL/A, MacBookAir5,2, A1466, 2559) MacBook Pro 15-Inch “Core i7” 2.5 Mid-2015 (DG) Specs (Retina Mid-2015 15", MJLT2LL/A, MacBookPro11,5, A1398, 2910) MacBook Pro 13-Inch “Core i7” 2.7 Touch/2018 Specs (Mid-2018 13" (Touch Bar)*, BTO/CTO, MacBookPro15,2, A1989, 3214) Mac Pro “Quad Core” 2.66 (2009/Nehalem) Specs (Early 2009, MB871LL/A, MacPro4,1, A1289, 2314) Mac Pro “Quad Core” 3.7 (Late 2013) Specs (Late 2013, ME253LL/A, MacPro6,1, A1481, 2630) iMac Pro Vic’s Macs Past and Present: MacBook Pro 16-Inch “Core i9” 2.3 2019 Specs (2019 16", MVVM2LL/A*, MacBookPro16,1, A2141, 3347) iMac 27-Inch “Core i7” 4.2 (5K, Mid-2017) Specs (Retina 5K, Mid-2017, BTO/CTO, iMac18,3, A1419, 3070) MacBook Pro 15-Inch “Core i7” 2.2 Late 2011 Specs (Late 2011 15", MD318LL/A, MacBookPro8,2, A1286, 2563*) Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producers: 'r' and Steven Bridle.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Shane O'Neill, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor and Bill.
102: Podcast Lightning

102: Podcast Lightning

2021-02-0601:48:48

A team of podcasters and developers are working on the next evolution of podcasting they call Podcasting 2.0. Dave Jones joins John to talk about their goals, RSS, XML and JSON pieces and how they fit together. To top it all off, we also dive into BitCoin, Lightning and distributed monetisation in podcasting.With Dave Jones and John Chidgey.Related Articles: Podcasting 2.0 Podcasting 2.0 Addendum Links of Potential Interest: Podcastindex.org Developer Documentation for the podcastindex.org API Podcast Index GitHub Podcast Namespace GitHub: A wholistic RSS Namespace for Podcasting RaspiBlitz Voltage Lightning Nodes Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsors:Premium Jane: Premium Jane are a US-based provider of organic CBD products that meet the highest standards of quality and purity. Visit premiumjane.com and use the Coupon Code PJ20OFF for 20% off. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Don’t forget the return of Usher with the Usher 2 Pre-Sale! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor and Shane O'Neill.
101: AstroPhotography

101: AstroPhotography

2021-01-0201:48:52

Ian Norman from Lonely Speck joins John to talk about photographing the MilkyWay with just your DSLR and without spending a fortune. We cover everything from Star-Trackers, Red-light filter removal, Pollution Filters, Focussing techniques, Image stacking and lots more.With Ian Norman and John Chidgey.Links of Potential Interest: How to Photograph the Milky Way - LonelySpeck Bahtinov Mask SharpStar2 Precision Focusing Tool – Lonely Speck Hyperfocal Distance The Center Column – Independent Tripod Testing Airglow Helpful Apps: PhotoPills Fifth Star Labs Dark Site Finder Sky Guide (iOS) Stellarium (Android) Light Pollution and Filters: Bortle Scale John E. Bortle Light Pollution and Astronomy Sodium-vapor Lamp John’s Camera Gear: Nikon D500 Tokina 11-16mm DX Ulta-Wide NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E Ian’s Camera Gear: Sigma 105mm f/1.4 Star Tracking: Star Adventurer Pro Pack SkyGuider Pro Camera Mount ASIAIR PRO DSLR Conversion Services USA: Life Pixel IR Kolari Vision Spencers Camera Image Stacking Software: (Wide-Angle) ‎Starry Landscape Stacker Sequator Big Image Panorama Stitching: PT GUI Microsoft ICE AutoPanoGiga (No Longer Available) Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsor:Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Don’t forget the return of Usher with the Usher 2 Pre-Sale! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor and Shane O'Neill.
100: Oh My NAS

100: Oh My NAS

2020-12-1101:45:13

Casey returns to join John in an episode where we explore all things NAS - specifically the Synology. How we use it, what we use it for and how we neither of us can ever live without one anymore!With Casey Liss and John Chidgey.Related Article: Oh My NAS Links of Potential Interest: Plex Starport 75 QNAP Parallels Plex/NAS Compatibility Spreadsheet MoCA Bridge Plex Pass Plex Naming Primer Channels Homebridge Transmission Sonarr Jackett Backblaze 3-2-1 Network Attached N00bs Plex Primer SSD Cache Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsors:Soulver.App: You’ve tried a calculator and a spreadsheet but if you haven’t tried Soulver yet you’re missing out on a great app that fits perfectly with the way your brain actually thinks. Soulver is available from Soulver.app and also through the Mac App Store. Visit soulver.appto learn more.Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Don’t forget the return of Usher with the Usher 2 Pre-Sale! Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele, Lesley Law Chan, Hafthor and Shane O'Neill.
99: StarLink

99: StarLink

2020-08-1301:17:44

SpaceX and Elon Musk have been accelerating a project to provide high-speed, low latency broadband internet around the world via Satellites and are calling it StarLink. Radek joins John to deep dive into what StarLink is trying to accomplish, why it's a such a different approach to the problem and why it might actually succeed where others have failed.With Radek Pietruszewski and John Chidgey.SpaceX Achievements: SpaceX Sets A Turnaround Record Radio Bands: Ka band Ku band V band Electromagnetic Spectrum Competing Satellite Technologies: Globalstar Iridium Satellite Constellation Iridium Satellites Iridium Ends Legacy Satellite Service Switches All Traffic to Next Iridium Communications Links of potential interest: Speed of Light in Fiber Laser Communication In Space How Fast Do Electrons Move? Catalog of Earth Satellite Orbits Satellite Phone Field of View Low Earth Orbit Solar Flares Affect Low Earth Orbit Satellites Geostationary Orbit Swathe Doppler Effect Calculator Orbit Of A Satellite Calculator StarLink: Starlink Site Starlink SpaceX Releases New Details on Starlink Satellite Design SpaceX Modifies Starlink Network Design SpaceX Is Banking on Satellite Internet - Maybe It Shouldn’t SpaceX Starlink Internet Prepares for Beta Users SpaceX Starlink Satellite Internet Radek’s Recommendations: Eccentric Orbits The Iridium Story Create and Manage Your Own Space Program Nozbe Teams: Nozbe Teams on Product Hunt Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Kevin Koch, Oliver Steele and Shane O'Neill.
98: Docks And Interference

98: Docks And Interference

2020-04-1801:17:14

After a brief chat about John's App-in-progress Timeless Day, Ronnie Lutes joins to dissect the problems and pitfalls of poorly shielded or cheap USB 3 devices and how they can create BlueTooth drops out, Trackpad bullet chattering, Mouse stuttering and more and how one might diagnose and fix these issues. A must listen for those with suspected interference on their PC or Mac wireless devices.With Ronnie Lutes and John Chidgey.Related Articles: Docks And Interference SLIP Apps Related Podcast Episodes: Sleep Podcast Pragmatic Episode 77 Look Before You Touch Links of potential interest: Harald Bluetooth MicroSemi WhitePaper Spread Spectrum Clocking (DOWNLOAD VIA GOOGLE) USB 3.0 USB 3.0 Radio Frequency Interference on 2.4 GHz Devices Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsor:Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: Mitch Biegler, John Whitlow, Joseph Antonio, Kevin Koch and Oliver Steele.
97: Back To The Mac

97: Back To The Mac

2020-01-0150:21

Myke Hurley returns to the show to follow on with Optimal Interfaces, now looking into application specific advantages of the different user interfaces we have available to us for our specific use cases. We also consider an apocalyptic world where we can only have one device and what it would be.With Myke Hurley and John Chidgey.Related Episode Link: Pragmatic Episode 93: Optimal Interface Related Article Links: TechDistortion: Back To The Mac TechDistortion: Optimal Interface Part 1: Input TechDistortion: Optimal Interface Part 2: Output TechDistortion: Optimal Interface Part 3: Devices Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsor:Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: John Whitlow, Joseph Antonio and Kevin Koch.
In an episode that could not be put off any longer, Merlin Mann joins John to unpick the habit of procrastination, how to identify when you're doing it, why you're doing it and how to stop yourself from doing it and get yourself back on track.With Merlin Mann and John Chidgey.Related Episode Links: Pragmatic Episode 40: Productivitus Interruptus Pragmatic Episode 50: Accidental Clicking Miscellaneous Links: Getting Things Done Definition of Procrastinate Procrastination Support Pragmatic on PatreonEpisode sponsor:Many Tricks: If you’re looking for some Mac software that can do Many Tricks remember to specifically visit the URL below for more information about their amazingly useful apps. Visit manytricks.com/pragmatic and use the Coupon Code (listen to the episode to get the code) for 25% off the total price of your order. Hurry it's only for a limited time!Episode Gold Producer: 'r'.Episode Silver Producers: Carsten Hansen, John Whitlow, Joseph Antonio and Kevin Koch.
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