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John Chidgey

Host & Producer of Pragmatic & Host of Analytical, Causality & BubbleSort
Engineer. Podcaster. Problem-solver. Trying to fix things one action at a time.
Recent episodes featuring John Chidgey
20: 12 MegaPickle FaceTime
BubbleSort
Clay, John & Vic are back to discuss Apple's 2019 September iPhone Event Send Us Some Feedback: Tweetback Email Slack Callbacks: Apple Brings Back Texas Hold’em – MacStories Topic: Apple September iPhone Event 2019 Apple Arcade September 19th 100+ games in coming weeks, 150 countries? $4.99/month Family subscription (1 month free trial) Apple TV+ “See” TV Show preview November 1st, first few shows, few additional each month, 100 countries at launch $4.99/month for the Family If you buy an iPad, iPhone, Mac or AppleTV you get 1 year free iPad 9.7” 6th Ten iPad now uses 10.2” Retina display Smart Connector $329 starting price, 30th September Series 5 Apple Watch Always on display LTPO Low Temperature Poly-silicon Oxide Display 1Hz to 60Hz refresh rate 18 hour battery life S5 Chip, 640bit 2x faster, W3 wireless Still only 2.4GHz WiFi b/g/n - no 5GHz Bluetooth 5.0 Built in compass, with complication 32GB Capacity New Titanium Model, natural finish with a space grey finish too Titanium Advantages: Not ferro-magnetic Lighter than Steel and stronger by thickness It is softer on Mohs scale of hardness and hence is more scratch prone than Stainless Steel It doesn’t contain Nickel - which is a big problem for a lot of people that wear Stainless Steel, silver or gold jewellery New Nike sport bands New Hermes Colour bands, including Space Black and Black Leather bands Sport / Nike GPS $399, GPS Sport / Nike GPS + Cellular $499 in stores September 20th Sport S3 still around $199 with GPS only Stainless GPD + Cellular $699 Edition Titanium $799 Edition Ceramic is back at $1,299 Hermes Stainless Steel at $1,299 in either Stainless or Space Black Stainless Pricing for the 40mm (formerly known as 38mm) Add $30 USD for the 44mm / 42mm models Apple Watch Studio! Finally you can configure the watch and the band however you like (no extra cost) iPhone 11 6 colours: purple white yellow green black red 64GB, 128GB, 256GB 6.1” Liquid Retina (like xr) Wide and Ultra-Wide lens Night Mode, uses adaptive bracketing to try and capture more light without introducing blur 12MP FaceTime front camera with a wider sensor 4K @60 on the front, including Slow Mo A13 Bionic 1hr more battery than 10r From $699 iPhone 11 Pro Three cameras: Telephoto 52mm f2.0, Wide 26mm f/1.8; Ultra-Wide 13mm f/2.4 Deep Fusion Photography / able to adjust picture tone, colour etc in video editing on the phone Midnight Green, Space Grey, Silver, Gold Colours 64GB, 256GB, 512GB 5.8” and 6.5” 458 ppi OLED 2M:1 contrast, 1200 nits (so many more nits) 15% more energy efficient Super Retina XDR Display 4 more hours, max 5 more hours over last years, also fast charger $999 Pro, $1099 Pro Max Shipping September 20th $599 iPhone Xr 64GB, 128GB, iPhone 8/8P 64GB, 128GB $449
95: FOSS Social
Pragmatic
Free Open Source Software is at the heart of the Federated Social revolution that's gathering momentum. David Chartier joins John to walk through where we are in that journey so far, the current players, the current challenges and value of having multiple social-network options.With David Chartier and John Chidgey.Related Article Links: TechDistortion: Engineered Space Take 2 TechDistortion Fediverse Series: Own Your Social Graph Related Episode Links: Pragmatic Episode 89: The Problem Is Us Pragmatic Episode 80: Mastodon Fediverse Apps: Whalebird Hyperspace The Desk Mastonaut Tusky for Mastodon Subway Tooter Fedilab Tootle for Linux Mast Mast on GitHub Toot! Amaroq Miscellaneous Links: Free and Open-Source Software The Free Software Definition Introducing MissKey An Interview with Eugen Rochko Pleroma ‘Compliant’ List of Applications Mastodon ‘Compliant’ List of Applications Best way to move instances on Mastodon How to migrate from one server to another Gab Explained Message Threads of Potential Interest: Toot! FlakeIDs Message Thread Pleroma Free App Message Thread Gab Forking Mast as Well Message Thread ‘Why are there so many people for hate speech?’ Message Thread Episode sponsor:
30: Tim Maia
Causality
As part of Rio's preparations for the Olympics in 2016 a cycling pathway was built adjacent to a narrow, congested roadway along a picturesque shoreline. When a section collapsed only months before the opening ceremony killing two people, the world looked on with growing concerns about the imminent Olympics.With John Chidgey.Links of potential interest: Deaths on Collapsed Rio de Janeiro Bike Path Deal Safety Blow to Olympic Host Anger Grows Over Rio Bike Path Failure - WSJ Questions Continue After the Collapse of Rio’s Cycle Path Faulty Planning Blamed for Deadly Collapse Padlocked and Falling Apart: Rio’s Olympic Legacy Bike Lane Collapse Kills People on Beach Are Brazil’s Corruption Scandals Finally Hitting the Olympics? Rio, the Olympics, and Broken Promises Architects Say Rio’s Olympic Bike Path Was Destined to Collapse Petition Calls for Complete Demolition of Cycle-path Judge Orders Closure of Rio Cycleway Photo Gallery Links: Gallery of A Stretch of Rio de Janeiro’s Tim Maia Bike Path Collapses The Collapsed Area of the new Cycle Lane Links of Interest (Portuguese): Queda da Ciclovia: Doações à campanhas feitas pela CONCREMAT e os Grandes Jogos Tweet: “‘Podre, tem que fazer tudo outra vez’, diz vice-prefeito sobre ciclovia Tim Maia, no Rio” PETIÇÃO PARA A DEMOLIÇÃO DA CICLOVIA DA AVENIDA NIEMEYER Episode sponsors:Backblaze: Gimmick free, truly unlimited, cloud backup for your Mac or PC for just $6 a month with discounts for annual plans. Sign up via the following URL and for a 15 day no-risk free trial. Don’t take a chance with your data, start protecting your work and your memories today. Visit backblaze.com/causalityto learn more.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 for iOS is available through the App Store and the newly updated Soulver 3 for Mac from Acqualias website. Visit soulver.appto learn more.
19: Hold My Beer
BubbleSort
Clay, John & Vic are back to finish their discussion about Apple's 2019 WWDC Keynote Event. Send Us Some Feedback: Tweetback Email Slack Tweetbacks: Ronnie Lutes (Twitter): @CWDaly Late BubbleSort follow up: yes you can use your HomePod as a speaker for your  TV. https://twitter.com/RonnieLutes/status/1140719282797477888 Scott Willsey (Twitter): When @CWDaly sings Under the Sea, it makes me think @BubbleSortShow needs to become a musical. BubbleSort 18: Goat Yoga https://twitter.com/scottaw/status/1139619619541377024 Topic: WWDC 2019 Continuation Mac Pro Stainless steel frame and handles allow easy customization 28 core 300 watt intel Xeon processor 12 ram slots over 6 channels 2933MHz ECC ram 1.5TB of ram supported Expansion 8 PCI slots 4 double wide 3 single wide 1 ½ length slot with io card 2 thunderbolt 3 ports with 2 additional ports on the top of the case 2 usb a ports 3.5 mm audio jack 2 gigabit Ethernet ports MPX Expansion Module Standard PCI connector reverse compatibility Extended for thunderbolt, display port and power That’s a heat sink the worlds most powerful graphics card Infinity Fabric Link Supports two cards per module Two modules supported Afterburner Hardware accelerated card for video editing in native formats 3 8K streams 12 4K streams 1.4 kW power supply 300 CFPM airflow via 3 fans Optional wheels Demo new version of logic 1000 tracks 🤯 56 threads across 28 cores final cut 8K pro res raw Real time effects rendering 3 8K streams one hundred million pixels Pro Display XDR 32 inch 6K Retina display 6016 x 3384 218 PPI P3 wide color 10 bit color Reference mode Super wide viewing angle Anti reflective coating Matte option Extreme HDR rear lattice Heat sink 1000 nits sustained 1600 nits peak 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio 4 of these supported on the Mac Pro Pricing - all available in fall Mac Pro starting config 8 core Xeon 32GB ram Radeon Pro 580X 256GB SSD From $5,999 Available in rack mount Pro Display XDR - $4,999 Nano Texture version $5,999 pro stand $999 vesa mount $199 macOS Catalina iTunes Music Podcasts Search powered by ML indexing of content tv iOS devices sync directly from Finder Sidebar Sidecar iPad as secondary display Pencil support 3rd party dev support Accessibility Voice control Demo Very powerful Find My iPhone/Friends Now available on Mac Can locate devices that are offline BT Beacon enabled Activation Lock Limited to T2 enabled macs System Apps Photos Safari start page Notes gallery view Screen Time Catalyst (AKA Marzipan) UIKit apps on the Mac Devs add a new target to existing iOS projects in Xcode and get a lot for free out of the box Twitter is coming back 🤦🏻‍♂️ Atlassian senior iOS engineer Rob Chatfield Jira coming to Mac AR RealityKit Native swift api Reality Composer Build AR models and experiences in Xcode or iOS ARKit 3 People Occlusion MineCraft Demo SwiftUI New declarative UI framework significantly much less code Interactive dev experiment Xcode SwiftUI demo this is pretty mind blowing Available on all platforms including watchOS and macOS Provides bindings to controls. Links: Clay’s display suggestion: BenQ PD2720U DesignVue Designer 27” 16:9 HDR 4K IPS Monitor Promise Pegasus Storage Custom-Designed for New Mac Pro Mastonaut: Simple, elegant, and native Mastodon client for Mac
94: Photography
Pragmatic
If you want to take the best possible picture, far better than a smartphone will ever be able to, where do you begin? John is joined by Clay Daly to walk through the details of modern digital photography, the pitfalls, the misconceptions and the reasons you should consider it if you haven't.With Clay Daly and John Chidgey.Related Episode Links: Pragmatic Episode 12: Pages Blocks Planes Die Bank Device Pragmatic Episode 14: The Worlds Most Popular Camera Our Photography: John’s PixelFed Instance Clay’s Website and Portfolio Our Preferred Kit: Nikon D500 Fujifilm X100S Canon P Rangefinder Cameras 1959-1961 Sony α7 Other Mentioned Kit: Nikon D5 Nikon D5500 Metabones Miscellaneous Links: History of Photography History of the Camera Nikon FX & DX Format Lenses Explained Nikon Lens Abbreviations Light Pollution Map SE Qld How to Photograph the Milky Way Nikon DX Format APS-C The Exposure Triangle Understanding ISO Photographic Dynamic Range versus ISO Setting Episode sponsors:Backblaze: Gimmick free, truly unlimited, cloud backup for your Mac or PC for just $6 a month with discounts for annual plans. Sign up via the following URL and for a 15 day no-risk free trial. Don’t take a chance with your data, start protecting your work and your memories today. Visit backblaze.com/pragmaticto learn more.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 for iOS is available through the App Store and the newly updated Soulver 3 for Mac from Acqualias website. Visit soulver.appto learn more.
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Birthdate
Aug 7th, 1976
Location
Elimbah Queensland, Australia
Episode Count
211
Podcast Count
9
Total Airtime
1 week, 1 day