Fri, 18 August 2023
The MacVoices Live! panel concludes an abbreviated session with more recommendations of TV and movies to help you fill both the summer lull and the duration of the writer’s strike. Chuck Joiner, David Ginsburg, Brian Flanigan-Arthurs, Jim Rea, Eric Bolden, Jeff Gamet, Web Bixby, and Brittany Smith go from sports and documentaries to Star Wars and beyond, and the chat room chimes in as well. (Part 2)
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0:00:01 Recommendations for entertainment away from the computer screen
Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitter, by email at email@example.com, on Mastodon at @firstname.lastname@example.org, and on his blog, Trending At Work.
Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @email@example.com.
Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @firstname.lastname@example.org on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at YouTube.com/jgamet.
David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at https://youtube.com/daveg65 and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @email@example.com
Jim Rea built his own computer from scratch in 1975, started programming in 1977, and has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE's ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. He’s been a speaker at MacTech, MacWorld Expo and other industry conferences. Follow Jim at provue.com and via @firstname.lastname@example.org on Mastodon.
Brittany Smith is a trained cognitive neuroscientist who provides ADD/ADHD, technology, and productivity coaching through her business, Devise and Conquer, along with companion video courses for folks with ADHD. She’s also the cofounder of The ADHD Guild, a community for nerdy folks with ADHD. She, herself, is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator, on Mastodon as @email@example.com, and on YouTube with tech tips.
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00:00:00 Recommendations for entertainment away from the computer screen 00:02:47 The preference for binge-watching and avoiding weekly cliffhangers 00:05:11 Aaron Sorkin's Underrated TV Show 00:09:24 Tennis Documentaries and Other Recommendations 00:14:40 Recommendation: Peacemaker from Suicide Squad 00:16:30 Recommendation: TV Series "Travelers" and "12 Monkeys" 00:17:28 Divisive Opinions on the Vampire Slayer Movie 00:19:36 Night Sky and Night Manager: TV Recommendations 00:22:35 Spoiled Ending: Robot Imitation and TV Series Discussion 00:23:59 The Actress is Phil Collins' Daughter 00:24:12 Uncertainty Surrounding Severance Renewal and Internal Politics 00:25:40 Equal Time for Star Wars in the Spirit of Political Correctness 00:26:30 Initial reactions to Star Wars films and characters 00:28:28 Speculation on the creative decisions behind certain episodes 00:30:31 Recommendations from a listener and upcoming TV show release 00:35:32 Webb Bixby's New Office and Social Media Handles