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"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Because there's an awful lot of games that the hardest platform to support is apple. Tv because it's it's a week. Gpu pushes four k right. You can't i believe and I believe that if you have like a performance sensitive game you can't push one eighty out of apple if you if you're playing on four k. Apple for k to a four k tv. You need to push for k. But you have to also get thirty frames per second at all times and it's hard for some game. I mean look the the next gen consoles the psi. The xbox series x they don't do that like they're optimized like they will go down to ten eighty or fourteen forty p like they don't do four k at all times because it makes no sense and the games if their phone or ipad. I designed for touch. You're not playing with touch. You're playing with the thing and you've got the worst controller of all time the and again that's just skip because we're in the bonus round brunell lightning round. Let's not even talk about the apple. Tv remote as a remote for watching tv like video as a game controller gaming control. It is bad. It's like one of those jokes like the joke. Like the guy dies and goes to hell and and the first thing he sees is. There's a just a complete replica. Blade of grass tree for tree of augusta national golf course and the devil. My god i love golf. This is unbelievable. And he says here you go. And there's a brand new set of of pin golf clubs and because this fantastic. I thought this was hell and he goes. Oh yeah there's golf balls you know. That's like the apple. tv remote. It is like oh. Yeah here's this thing that can play games. And you know you have apple arcades you get all the games quote unquote free. And here's your controller. Here you go. Here's your controller. Here's your controller that makes using one joy con into switch seem like using one like seem like a revelation it's like trying to play basketball with Wadded up newspaper newspapers the ball. It's very strange but they do. But they've they've made all of these participants in apple arcade games which makes me think. There's maybe a commitment or not. I'm going to be honest. i don't i mean i don't know because a i don't know if apple arcade is successful I i'm not working on that assumption. I feel like people may be part of it. Because they feel like they wouldn't be in the good graces of apple. But you know. I get it as part of apple one because i i pay for the the thirty five dollars or whatever the the most expensive plan is by. I get it. I don't use it. And i play games so i don't know maybe it is something there but i i wouldn't use that as a sign that shows that they're that deeply committed to it Because this is apple they have. I don't have any problem throwing their apple. Tv developers under the boston me and yet we're getting rid of this and thanks for optimizing your games to to work with our shitty controller lake I don't think that that would bother them at all. They're they're not good at breaking up with their products they just sorta ghost them right. That's true they just did they. That's sort of what they did with airport right. It's airport Yeah they totally. Just go sit until one day. They're like yeah. We're not going to do this anymore. You know and i so. I feel like there's three options either one. There ghosting it. And there's never going to be another apple. Tv box at some point. They'll just say oh yeah. We're not doing that anymore don't you have. Tv that as apple tv and we'll be like they did with the ipod quietly. Remove it from sale. Be they do have some sort of plan and i. it has to be this year right. I don't know i'm not saying it's like next month. But it's like it has to be a twenty twenty one. 'cause the four k one is so outdated and so expensive and they come out with a new thing and it's powerful and maybe it has a game controller or anything or some sort of story and there's something about it that is like different than just apple for k with an a fourteen hundred twenty dollars instead of one hundred eighty. I don't know. I don't know i something or see. They come out with a new one. That is just the same thing but a new chip which i to me is the least likely it because it just makes no sense and it also is expensive. They just come out with another one hundred and eighty dollars box. That seems exorbitantly. Expensive in doesn't do anything else. And this is just it and for some reason. Apple thinks this is compelling. It's a very strange product. It is and what's was frustrating to me and then we move on our lightning round. Is that with the third generation before the fourth gen came out. They'd finally got not to be fairly inexpensive and you did have mass adoption because that was before that was back when the the chromecast was pretty bad. When you didn't have you know a the sticks and you didn't have like the the sub fifty dollar very good very competitive streamers and also. You didn't have everything built into every tv so they were doing really well with the urgent and then they double the price essentially when the fourth gen came out and and they but they didn't they didn't continue to keep up and like the trends like your experience and i do. I've used all the other ones. And i can't let people because people ask me for advice. What thing by. I can't in good conscience tell somebody to spend two hundred dollars on an apple. Tv just can't like there's no way be like telling somebody to buy a home pot. Homepod mini schorr. Homepods hell no. Are you kidding me. Absolutely not under no circumstances. Would i recommend that someone like. I feel like anybody who willingly buying one needs to buy. One with understanding that you are overpaying by a massive margin. And you're doing it for whatever reasons you have. I guess the other thing they could do option d would be not change the hardware at all but just cut the price in half if they did that. That would ninety nine bucks. Ninety nine bucks would make it. It's still wouldn't be competitive with ruby so much better but then it's within the realm of the apple tax athlete. Exactly at that point you could then go against the roku premium from your whatever still a better product like spec wise but you could make that argument right now. The thing that makes it untenable for me is similar to win the home pot. I came out where it's like. It costs so much money compared to everything else. That's out there. That is just you know a what i hope they do. Is they do what they did with many. I would really like to see them. New redesigned option that is more modern and his lower priced. Maybe drop some of the features if you need to. Although i don't think you should because at this point that ship the tech sold but like a romy. You know like i would. I. would you know maybe require. You'd get a secondary controller to play a game right like that could be a way to make money. You have to buy a controller. The remote doesn't work as a game controller anymore. I don't know like but it cut down less expensive and do what they did with. Homepod mini is the only way i could see it being salvageable in my opinion otherwise. It's it's just kind of this product. They sell it is a mystery to me. It remains a product in our lineup. Yeah thank you yes. Yes oh my god yes exactly all right. Lightning round over show over christina warren. Thank you for being here. People can follow you on twitter. Your film underscore girl but they could. Just search for christina warren on twitter. You wanna give your your clubhouse name. Yeah i'm christina on clubhouse. I think you are. You are christina. This is a sign. That i've been an early adopter or something if i get my first name on it. So that's that's awesome. And i do a podcast called rocket that i'm late for right now i soon. You're completely still everybody to little it. We'll make it even yes nuts. It's great podcast if you want to listen to me. These slightly late for for for rocket. It's really them Dot com slash rockets. I do brianna movements for a great time. And you've another podcast overtired with brett. Do thank you overtired with rockets..
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Clubhouse clubhouse is onto something whether it is the thing and clubhouse becomes a major titan of networking and owns the space or is it snapchat stories and it just becomes a feature that everybody has an everybody has these audio group rooms. And you can add. And i don't know which way it's going to go like i either. Clubhouse will become the thing for this in the way that instagram became the thing for just sharing photos or it's stories and everybody will have their own implementation of clubhouse clubhouse it's just one of them like On dithering ben. And i talked about like the way that like periscope in mere cat. We're onto something with live streaming video from your phone but there is. There is no single home for live streaming video from your phone. Everybody just has live streaming on their platforms. You can do it on youtube. You do it on facebook. You could do it on citizen you know i. It's just a feature that you had to anything. That has the sort of thing. I don't know which way it's going to go. The here's what i see with clubhouse and i'm i'm not a heavy user Having been there that long. But i see three types of rooms and tell me if you think the Either off or if. I'm missing something i see. There's like shows so like ben thompson was on a show. There's a show every night called I forget what it's called now big fund big time. Good time good time Last night and it's like a late night talk show really late. Night for east coasters. It's like ten to eleven pacific. But i was up last night. You know and people. It's a lot like a podcast except live and it was good. And i like listening to my friend ben and the questions were good and i liked listening to it but all i can think is this is this is just like a podcast but with a the frustration of you have to listen. Live can't pause. You have to be there in tune in which is a huge problem compared to going from having a tivo to yet huck going back to not having dvr and if you have to go to the bathroom or your phone rings during a show you you missed the show totally right. Which is crazy. be. Although i think that's why it works but sorry go on. Well yeah because maybe people are willing to say different things right. They're willing to be loser because they're not quite on a permanent record right and again i get it that. That's also i. It's not completely unrelated to the popularity of the stories feature on all these platforms be worse audio quality. The audio quality is way worse than the worst. Podcast i've ever listened to. Yeah they do. Technically they do a great job with cross talk they really are doing some good things but people are just talking into their phones. And they're using phone microphones and there's a lot of compression. It's it's audio. I had my airpods pro on last night. And i was like this is the worst podcast i've ever listened to i. I listen to podcasts. We're sometimes guests call in on the phone and they patch them in like the old days on radio and they sound better than than than clubhouse so the shows to me is sort of like live podcasts and yeah maybe there is a social psychological englewood. There still is room for that because it's not a permanent record right like this podcast with me. New people listen to it in years. We don't know if they're listening to it next week or tomorrow. Or if they're listening to it in the year twenty thirty and they're laughing because they're listening to it while they're self driving auto apple cars driving them around and they're like well. John gruber and christina warren idiots nine years ago and they're sleeping sleep like going to take a nap in the backseat of their apple car. So there's shows then there's be there's just like group chats like seven eight nine people. This is what i've done more of in you know. Maybe you know the maybe don't and there's a topic or something and there's like eight people and you have a talk and you're just chatting. I find that personally. It's like. I'm on the introverts scale enough where i find it exhausting and in a way but i understand that there are the personality types who crave social interaction and they might they find it energizing and they love it and twenty twenty great year to launch something like that one hundred percent because people who crave social interaction have no way to fulfil that. It's great but that's definitely not for me in the you know like. Do you like talking to new people when you go to a party or do you like talking to your friends. I liked talking to my friends. Right because i find it exhausting and that's sort of the definition of introvert but then in the middle. The ones that i find most interesting are the ones that are sort of like a panel discussion at a conference. And it's different than a a podcast because the audience members can participate. Yes right so you get john. Gruber and christina warren to talked apple car on clubhouse and we could have a couple of hundred people show up and we can pick one at a time through the app to invite people to ask us questions about what you and i think about apple car and then at that time. It's me and you are invited..
What Is Clubhouse and Do You Need to Be on It?
"Talk about clubhouse before we run out of time I what what are your thoughts on club. I feel like clubhouse right now is is like as we speak february twenty. Twenty one is still in private I wouldn't call a beta on the app store. It's invite only right but they seem to be accelerating the invitations to the point. Now where february. Twenty twenty one sort of is the month where clubhouse went big. Yeah i would agree with that. I mean i would say maybe maybe january No yeah i'm trying to think. When was the lawn on. When when did he do the thing that was like it's over joins twitter moment twenty twenty one today january to february. And i'm sure you know in hindsight you know there'll be more people in march and more people in but it's getting a. Can you describe what clubhouse is and then. Tell me your thoughts about it okay. I'm going to find something. That is certainly find my tweet that i sent about it because stevens noffke was annoyed with me but i stand by it. Okay this was. Someone asked me two weeks ago. Says what does one do with clubhouse. And then i wrote waste time. Not working by listening to other people not working talking about stuff. They claim to be experts end but really aren't while hoping for celebrities to show up. That's pretty it's pretty tart. But but i don't disagree with it. And i say this as someone who i've spent a lot of time on clubhouse i've hosted shows on capelle when that was still a beta feature. I think i joined in april. I'm i'm not above this. Like at all. I'm just saying like when i use it. It is usually because it's the end of the day. And there i see one of the main notifications come in that. You know somebody you're on things interesting is going on or i'm like you know kind of trying to avoid doing actual work and so i tune in the afternoon and then listen to other people who are often doing the same thing and then there is that bit of like. Oh and maybe someone famous will pop in. I don't know i'm being totally honest like for me that that is kind of the appeal. That's not to say that. I don't think there. I think that you can have some real substantive and interesting conversations and and there are some really interesting ways it can be used in the way that it's interest. Graph is both connected but disconnected from twitter. I think is interesting i was. I was in a room last week. End someone's a ten year. Old was briefly in the room before that was deemed. I guess not okay. And and We were asking the the youth some questions about their use of technology. And you know they kind of described it. They were like. Oh it's dischord for adults and that's actually not a bad description to be totally honest like it's kind of scored audio groups but you know audio channels for adults. That's that's not a completely terrible analogy I i'm trying to wrap my head around it. I think there are. I do think they're onto something totally. And i also think i haven't quite had this feeling about something since instagram in two thousand ten like so i was not on the instagram beta n. g. siegler was and he tweeted enough like pictures from it. I definitely kind of it was like okay square pictures filters and then i just say on my other. Podcast dithering with ben thompson. I think the episode that aired this morning. That i remember where i was when i realized instagram out of beta and i could sign up. I was with my family down in disneyworld. And i was on a bus going from I think i even remember which park we're going to. We're going from our hotel to the disney studios park on the little disney transportation. Bus and i was like. Oh it's out of beta quick. Get gruber still available got it start clicking around and like within five minutes because you know all of a sudden we're at disney and it's time to have fun and go on rides and stuff. I was like oh this. Is i get this. This is great. You know now. That is the original instagram where it was. Just you post pictures and you see pictures from the people you follow and you can comment on the pictures And you can apply these filters that re- you know at the time was great feature because don't care cell phone cameras still so crappy. The filters it was perfect and histogram or no hips dramatic amount of it was was awesome so it fit without whole asiatic that was happening with the time that made it. Easy to to apply like they. They didn't take as long as you know. Some of the other filter ops did and it. It really made your photos look better and added remember. When they added the tilt shift feature and amazing. Yeah until fisher. Was this massive deal. Because i was like. Oh my god i can take mr rogers pictures right. Like is how i felt at the time. The hips dramatic took so long. And i don't know. I've never to anybody who could explain it. I don't know if they did it on purpose to to fake. Yeah but it hipster. Matic took so long to apply filters remember talking to somebody at apple about near like. Yeah it makes no sense to even if you're using a bat algorithm it shouldn't take that long and it was like crazy. It was frustrating and instagram. Let you like oh this filter. Nope this filter. Nope and they apply instantly. And then you'd pick one that major picture look better then you'd posted and i was like i got it. I was like oh. This is going to be huge. Just a snap judgment. I feel that way. I feel that way about clubhouse with just with a little less certainty because the thing about instagram was i knew i wanted to use it whereas with gregg house. I'm like i get this. I can see why people really get. I don't think this is for me. Yeah no i kind of agree with you. And i'm like i go back and forth about my feeling like i do. I do think that it's you know. Current valuation is kind of insane. Yes drink the concept has massive legs. Absolutely i think the other difference is is that instagram came out. There were a couple of other Kind of competitor's pick please which was available on both ios and android that dalton caldwell who later did app dot net did and the. Didn't you know work and there were some other kind of attempts at doing similar things but instagram was always wear momentum was and i think it's because they had really strong product direction. I think that always going to be getting the product direction in the attic. Usability was key. It was always product. I don't always product. I clubhouse one of those things were not that i don't think we're i wonder if it's going to be more like an instagram stories. Saying we're not as a staff staffed stories. Thanks but you see where. I'm going with this where it's a great idea but it could be potentially co-opted and done better by someone else. Like i feel like twitter spaces. Could you know. Beat it in a way that you know. No one else even had a chance against instagram. Even though instagram was ios only until it was acquired by facebook like no one else even had a chance at sucks all the oxygen out of the room Because it was it was the best. Might i feel like the concept of clubhouse has a lot of legs just don't know of clubhouse it's going to be the thing or if it'll be whatever mark cuban. He thinks he's doing or if it'll be twitter spaces. I don't think it'll be facebook. Facebook single fall flat on. Its face but i do feel like twitter spaces could potentially you know Hold the the instagram move and like make their version of stories way more successful even though it's a blatant copy it's it's better
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"He want to study to take your driver's test. He doesn't want to drive anywhere he lives in the city. He walks most places he goes and once this covert thing blows over. He'll take go back to you. Know he still hasn't taken like an uber by himself but you know seventeen eighteen. He will probably by the time. Spring blows over. You know none of his friends drive. They don't wanna drive. They don't need to drive and newburgh is better. You know if the park you'd have to park which parking depending where you live extremely expensive. I imagine it's it's pricey in philadelphia and hard to find and you know takes time and if you have an expensive car then becomes yet another thing that you are afraid about. Because you've got your pricey car out there in the city right like carson great in the suburbs in the cities. And i'm i'm a city person so yeah again like this kind of goes my question like i think about all these things and like i'm like okay. The glove the car companies are trying to turn themselves to detect companies which makes sense because that's where they feel like they can continue to prosper and sell but it's been a trend for the last decade that you know kids are getting their driver's license later later and are your people are buying cars. Like that's been a problem for the currency like ford has faced that and the other big manufacturers have to and again i would never bet against apple because i feel like apple is unique in they can enter markets. That seem to not make sense and can make things work really. Well it's just like this just seems like okay but all the car companies want to be you. Why do you want to be a car company. And i wonder a little bit. I know lots of people at apple live in san francisco literally in the city. And they take the buses down to to cupertino. And i know that's a big deal. And that he you know in a way that would have made no sense twenty years ago but makes tons of sense now with ubiquitous regular networking. You can actually you know start your workday and do be productive and people go there and park and spend all day at work and then drive home if they don't if they don't live in the city and take the bus and they live you know somewhere in between but i can't help but think if there's a little bit of a bias towards car culture there because silicon valley is a place where you drive to go places. Yeah and if does it. Bias them in the ways that i think in ways lots of little ways. Apple's products are sort of bias towards california weather. Like why doesn't the iphone shows you the temperature on the lockscreen because it's seventy one and sunny. What else right right yeah. That's that's a good. That's a really good point. Yeah it does also be good influence them as if all of your competitors in the area are interested in this thing then. I'm not saying like you're you have to follow on. But it's hard to be hard for that not to be influential in some way lake the same way that everybody's making a microcomputer. You wanna get into that business. Everybody's making a phone. You want to get into that business everybody around. You is investing in. All the hiring talent is so competitive around automotive about self driving around a and all that stuff maybe that plays a role. I don't know well let me take a break. And we'll thank our sponsors our friends at leonard who hosts daring fireball. So well very very happy with them as a customer paying customer whether you're working on a personal project or managing enterprise infrastructure you deserve simple affordable and accessible cloud computing.
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Was there's like. There's like a standard one. Two three four maybe five but four or five is fully autonomous. It's kit right. it's kitt from knight rider. And you just say kit take me to Take me to the airport and you could sit in the backseat and kit will drive you to the airport even at the stage below that where it's like the driver can kind of like you have to have a driver in but you can kind of like not pay attention and it'll like bp you if you need to take over and you have a seconds even at that stage. My question was okay. You're in your in a car. And you're you're you're behind the wheel. The car takes over and you're going somewhere. Will you be allowed to exceed the speed limit And it was. I knew i had a good question because paused. They paused and they said no. That was the whole full answer. And you know that honestly. That alone is not gonna fly in the united states. You know the that you're on a road with a sixty five mile. An hour speed limit and near car will not go sixty six and more to the point there are places where even the limited sixty five the flow of traffic is seventy five. And if you're going sixty five it could actually be dangerous. Like if you're trying to get off the interstate or something like you could actually problem. I joke about driving fast on this podcast many times over the years and i do when i do drive. I do like to drive fast on the highway but it is true that no joke about it. It going the speed limit on a lot of high with with good flowing traffic. It's dangerous. It is dangerous to go sixty five on a lot of roads or fifty five or whatever. The speed limit is It is but the cars won't end for logical reasons and presumably fifty sixty years from now. You know we're still driving cars at all right. All be autonomous and they'll be able to go one hundred and twenty miles an hour you know because it'll be fantastic. Like have you ever see like little animations what cars could do if every car was autonomous. The way you'd be able to like zip through intersections right. Yeah no be incredible. Yeah well i mean. I think that's kind of my secondary thing to aside from. Maybe some of the logistical things or whatnot is like okay. I maybe get the appeal. The appeal for a lot of companies not apple investing in self driving tech. And maybe investing in the tech. Where you wanna be the brains of what the self-driving driving cars are people. If you're a very strong infrastructure play right where your whole thing is you want people using your stuff. That's typically not apples thing though. They like to make their own things. They don't really like to power like other people's stuff like is great as the m one is is amazing. Things that come with that. I don't really like an intel as fucked for a lot of reasons. But i don't feel like apple can take on intel in volume nor would they want to write like so i look at the and i think okay. So why do this. this is going to be. We know a high price Project is it requires engineering resources and expertise. That not just apple. Couldn't hire for that but certainly does not part of their instinct of dna. And then i look kind of long term like okay. If you're investing in this it just seems to me. And i i know i must be missing something but i feel like would it not be better to be looking at like high speed rail or bullet trains or other types of transportation that way rather than cars like why cars which seemed to be electric e. v. aside you know globally. It's going to be something that all production seem to indicate is going to be on the decline. I don't know you know it is a and again. Yeah i can see why they don't get into trains. Trains require the government. You cannot build the tracks although you know elon. Musk is tried to propose. Building a tunnel between los angeles. It's the hyperloop hyperloop. Love it too. I i laugh please. I hope he does it. Put me in the. I love that. I know he's building. I know you know the rocket ships work. I mean so i'm not. I'm not laughing that he did gun know. At least a car is something somebody could just sell and you meet the regulatory requirements and then people can just buy it they can just drive on a road but whatever it is. I guarantee you this. I mean Whatever my however wrong pessimistic. Take on true. Autonomy is if the rumors are true that they're looking at starting to build these three four years from now or even less but let's say three or four years from now there's no way. They're going to be autonomous fully autonomous. Yeah no regulatory aside yet. They're not so whatever the reason for wanting to do it. That's not it like the. What is the oh. We've got this thing and we're going to redefine the industry. It's not autonomy not full autonomy says me now you know but i don't think so i don't think it's possible and even if it were it would be legal right so i don't know it's a very good question and i don't quite get volkswagen. They're not afraid now. I do agree with you though the way they framed it. I think it'd probably would have been better to be like we will do the to nicole. Bullshit at tech exacting. We welcome our competition at the new space. When really you're like holy shit. We're watching our back. We don't welcome them. Get out of here. But i also don't feel like this is a colleague and thing where you know he's you know. Pc guys aren't just gonna walson here. I feel like there are a lot of things that are much more difficult about cars and a lot of things that go counter frankly to apple strengths whereas the phone release spoke to all of their strengths even before they entered that space. You know I would never bet against apple to be very clear on that. I would never against them is just one of those things where i'm kind of like is why this versus some of the other areas you could go into. That's just always my question. I guess you know if we're just gonna spit ball. Wildly spit ball. I mean if they have some kind of breakthrough that's totally secret on batteries and electric electric drive trains. Right like okay okay. Yeah i could see that something like that you know. It could be something like that. I mean i know right now. Even tesla are super super heavy because the batteries are so big and they handle weird. They're very fun you know. I've never driven one. But i know that the accelerate like.
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Yeah that's the main thing it is and the watch parts of it like buckling and you know telling. The time are all sorts of secondary to the computer type parts whereas a car no matter how much of it is computerized right. And you know you're tesla has shown clearly you know. Lead led the way with pretty big big computer display as the dashboard interface. Lahar percent you know. So the dashboard console the whole thing. You could certainly imagine how apple would want to design that and would enjoy designing that but the main part of the car is not the dashboard. Right it's the actual driving of the car car. Yeah and that's that is the big difference to me with car with every other product. Both existing and rumored that apple's a our stuff is to me exactly like the watch right where it's fundamentally a computer and secondarily something else right especially the one that supposedly is i three thousand dollar according to the information vr. Headset with two eight k displays. It's a computer and so put aside where there. Oh my god three thousand dollars baba it's still it's a computer and that's exactly what apple is always made. They used to be called apple computer and even the supposedly after that a are glasses that you would wear all day that would project some sort of heads up display in front of you to computer device and fashioned second where you know. Whatever the apple glasses. Look like apple's design prowess and taste would. Certainly you would think help in that regard in the same way it did with the watch where people like wearing the apple watch and think that looks good on their wrist. Cars very different. I don't know i'd i'd so one idea would be the cynical idea. Why would they do. This is well. There's a lot of money to be made making cars so we should make car. The nonsensical answer would be that they have one or more ideas to redefine the car market. And think you know that they're onto something that no one else is thinking about or no one else could do. They might think and therefore they're going to do it. But i don't know what those ideas are. I don't you know they're not in my imagination. Yeah i mean. I guess the the the thing i have to kind of square with it as. Yeah maybe they feel like they can do something. But i look at what strengths are and they have many. I like to be totally candid Transportation navigation not one of them right like a in general. I don't actually think as one of their strengths and i don't mean that with disrespect. It's just that the way that apple cares about privacy and the things that they put forward work at a disadvantage to them. I think with with their systems compared to the models from the other big tech companies. So i think. I wrote about that recently with one of my continuing series of goofy Instances with siri giving nonsensical answers to things. I mean the one. I just posted the other day. Was i said hey dingus. Remind me to pick up the dry cleaning wednesday at three. Which in fact was today and is serious at a reminder for me at three am to pick up the dry cleaning. And i posted posted what i said which was hey dingus. Pick up dry cleaning at three. And i wasn't trying to be obstinate and there wasn't trying to stress tested and yes most of the time when i speak to syria and i do speak to syria lot. You know It works but every time it jumps out in a nonsensical way. It is. it's the needle scratching on a record. And this one you know i it makes no sense and i i know i think wrote longer about it like i think it was neil patel who had the thing about. Hey what time is it in london and it gave the time for like london ontario and my explanation of this was looked the baseline is what would a human assistant do. And if you had a human assistant who hired and you said. Hey what time can you find out what time it is right now in london and they return. They gave you the time in london ontario. You honestly i don't mean this to exaggerate. You would immediately have to think. I might have to fire this assistant because this person is too stupid to have the job. Yeah no the same thing for setting a reminder for you to get your dry cleaning. Am here's the funny part about that. Is there's a clip. Somebody sent me a clip. There like you remember mitch. Hedberg the comedians and the died a few years. But he actually had a bit about. He was on letterman. And and i'm gonna knock gonna do it justice because he's so great but he said i was walking down the street one night and there is a a dry walk past in literally dry cleaner. It said And it was three. Am and they had a sign on the door and it said closed. And you don't need to tell me that at three. Am i know. And it's like holy cow. It wasn't just any business. It was the dry cleaner at the time was three. That's crazy. You know you just. You would honestly think about a human being. This person is is like mentally insufficient to do the job of as as my personal assistant. How can i trust this person if they're going to make mistakes like this right and you know and again. It's not a joke because they're talking about making a car right. This isn't like a joke. Yes exactly. I mean even though apple maps has gotten better. It's not. It's not as good as google maps not even close not as good as a taxi driver right baseline the baseline. Is you get into a lift or a taxi. Say drive me to thirtieth street train station. You expect to get a reasonable route directly to key. Google map apple maps. Usually i use apple maps. And i think is pretty good but is it too although it did get me stuck on a mountain once but that's a whole other thing. Yeah it good enough. i don't know. Is it good enough to drive the car around. That's the thing i mean completely candid. I mean i don't drive so the idea of a self driving car. Actually greatly appeals to me. And i would even be someone who would be willing to spend a premium on that if there was like a truly like self driving car thing where i didn't have to be behind the wheel at all and do any of it but i'm going to need to have trust in the system. That is going to get me where i need to go..
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"I, get Viacom cast, and I was like Yep paying five dollars a month for this I cannot deal with the ADS. That was my story with the last dance where I forgot to TV show it. went to low waited too long to get it like on replay on ESPN, so I watched the APP and they had they weren't quite unskilled possible, but you still like the process dipping. was there such a pain in the butt I also didn't have the patience to wait for it to come out on net flicks where it is actually just. Just launched this week. I was GONNA say and that's actually what they were trying to promote to me. Instead of the next episode of the innocence files as I do that. You're already washed this. Show me the thing. I've actually been watching your like. It's not a bad recommendation like good recommendation, but not. Washing the files it does remind me a little bit of the way. Cell phones were pre iphone where it was sort of like everybody. Add their own way of doing everything like even like texting and was like totally you kind of learn. It's like every time you get one of these new things like peacock in your life where where what what which is so weird because there have been okay like okay I, actually think the on the whole I think Roku I'm not a big Fan. I don't like the interface. Here's the one where area where will kind of. kind of SAPAR interfaces because their hardware, the APPS for the most part, so work on like really really old stuff, and so some of the APPS like Amazon and Netflix and Hulu of customized with certain point, but the rest of them follow a very common template, and it's not the best looking thing, but it works, and you can navigate around it, and it's a good ten foot experience and say like I think my fire TV stick was a much better value in when I used to travel I would take four K. by our TV. Stick with me everywhere. Because unlike an apple TV, it would work with hotel Wi fi, and now that there's the apple TV APP available on. The Amazon devices I could watch all my purchased TV shows as well as their content. So that's a better value, but the interface on the Roku. Like bare bones as it is. I gotTA. Give him credit at least for the ten foot. Experience You know I don't know what their mobile situations like. They have their own channels now. I don't mess with that, but the tenth experience on the TV itself have to kind of give them credit it's it's bare bones, but it does its job I. You seen that made me think of the Old Apple TV the original Apple TV for TV, Os and the way that even the Netflix's APP every. There weren't really APPS. Just things that look like and they were all they'll. Apple made them all. The way that you watch Netflix on Apple. TV wasn't with a Netflix's made APP through an APP apple made in their template that they did with the participation of Netflix's to get the API's for Netflix sign and content and everything had the same interface. Andy Interface was actually pretty good and yeah yeah. It was the have this sense of loss I have the sense massively in what happened there. I know this fact because I actually talked to Netflix's about it at the time. Was that net flicks wanted to own their user interface, and they wanted it to be consistent across all platforms and look you know what from their perspective I understand. They have their own brand and they develop their own. Identity you want that everywhere, so they you know when they could, they started to update and apple like even had to give them leeway in. Do certain things you know even with TV Os that you might not otherwise be able to do. An Amazon followed suit, and it's a shame because I. do think that having those constraints, even if it made the APPs like less flashy for screen shots, and like look, good and sales presentations from a user experience point of view so much. To think about it. Now all right well good place to end. Thank you Christina Warren for your time this is. The practice we went so long as proof that I should've had on the show sooner. Yes thank you, thank you. Thank you for having your on a regular podcast. Rocket with your co host. Brianna Wu and Simone I'm going to use her last name. interro Schwab Roach for. At, relayed relay. Would you can just? Rocket podcast. Relay DOT FM Slash Rocket and bizarre coincidence. Your next episode of rocket will be episode to ninety five rocket. This episode that you're listening to of the talk shows episode to ninety. Of the talk show. I, love it, it's it's completely strange, but I love into conspiracy theories. I could spend some kind a whole story that this was the cause of. Five G. Towers leading to corona virus because it's all comes back to to ninety. Oh, but but I'm not anyway and also on twitter. Of course your accident, prolific twitter but yet somehow I, don't think I've been following. You knew you were going to be on show today. You haven't tweeted about the new. Taylor swift album yet have you or have you tweeted about Oh? That's all I've been tweeting. I pulled hours. Oh, I, know your. Audience I haven't said anything about it. It's weird. I haven't even said anything. About it yeah, no I tried to warn people. I was like if you follow me for other stuff. Like. I usually try to use Hashtag when when we have like TV, I'm a fan of the trash that is known as the Bachelor and the. Bachelorette and I always use the hashtags specifically, so people can meet me because otherwise like I. Know that I drive people off the wall so. You usually. Encountered in a fast typist is often A. 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"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"You've got to watch on your laptop because you're not at home. So what do you do? You pay you pay for HBO. You already paid for it, but you can't get access, so yeah, you see so. The thing to me is like the best way to combat. That is to make it more accessible. For qube words short is like that would that would open it up like if you let people do chips and let people tweet screen shots and do other it could go viral, but when you don't do that now, you can like you. Lose out on that whole thing, so yeah I. You're not wrong. The rest of the APP is is bad, but interface. If you really want if you want to get into the idea that you're gonNa Police, the copyright of people posting clips of qube shows by by taking a phone video and other phones or taking video. Because the phones, don't let you I guess you can record video. I think about it, but. They but the, but they will actually block that. Can't. Think somebody's going to do with the screen recording of this show. Do you really think that they're going to pilot the whole thing and it's like. I would just love, but I can almost see it. I can almost see the the argument against not allowing screen recording a video clips of the thing, because what if they spoil the best joke or whatever? But I would not I'm not I'm not against that, but it but a screen shot, or at least create like an animated image. Love to sit in a meeting and listen to Jeffrey. Katzenberg explain why they don't even let you take a Goddamn screen shot. I would just love to hear the explanation. The justification for they're ripping us off their ripley exactly Europeans off the spree. Promotion is bad. You want wanted to go viral, but you ruin every aspect. Apparently, that's been changed, but I canceled. Subscription I forgot to cancel my goddamn creepy. Subscription, so they got, they got seven dollars. Cancel now and again you know what I do I. Set reminders when I signed up for those things like say like this one of the only times I use Siri I like basically tell Siri remind me on a certain day. You know to cancel. It's a good APP though that's the weird thing. The phone version is good. Why in the world they don't support IPAD is crazy. I actually did not get it out in time for record, but perhaps before the show airs, it'll be out I. Want a rant about the fact that the IPAD. It's always been weird. Launching iphone only APPs on ipad because they don't rotate and there you have a choice between a one X is with enormous letterbox in. Which looks ridiculous on ipad or two acts, which does take up more of the screen, but not all but scales in an ungainly way. And, but it's always been awkward. Always been weird. It's still with us, but now you can dock your ipad in a magic keyboard. That apple sells for three hundred dollars and puts it in a laptop configuration. It obviously officially sanctioned because the track pad support is in neo s and the apples, the one selling you, the three hundred dollars, docking, keyboard, laptop thing, and now when you launch, say Quimby, which is still I've only on your IPAD IT launches sideways. The entire user interface goes sideways. Tab Out of. It's up and down and if you drag the dock out, it's on the side and everything is sideways. Like how is that not a bug? If you're using real laptop and everything goes sideways, you'd say Oh. I've got a weird video bug me. Quick, get a camera this. Video Card, thinks to screen sideways. That's actually by design. I know what's even worse about this. If you think about slide over, and if you think about the fact that like that's how they're doing, you know multi windows stuff like okay. Why can't you have a slight over thing that is onscreen like a picture in picture menu or like a slight over that? That is just like the phone, either whatever orientation urine is a one way or the other. It's showing up correctly. is showing. You know maybe a vertically when you're I've had is a horizontal, and it's just kind of docked at someplace on your screen. 'cause I assume that's what they're going to have to do. When they bring the APPS, choose the. The MAC is that it's going to have to be because you can't turn your Mac so gonNa have to be some sort of window that you're seeing. It's not going to be a you know. Some of the might be converted, but most of them. They're going to plenty of APPS that won't be. developers won't go through the process of trying to. To make them work in a four by three up, or you know whatever the what if what, if net flicks I don't think they're going to. But what if Netflix's says okay fine? We're not going to do a native Mac APP, but we will let our IOS. APP Run on the Mac in this new world. Will obviously you wanNA watch that sideways. Landscape so I. How do you do that on a device? That doesn't tell my guess. I don't. I don't even think has apple. I don't think the. Support that yet. They don't what I imagine they'll do. Is that it'll? They would bring over the IPAD APP and it would just come over when it's when it's in landscape mode know that would be. How will work and then you could make it full screen I guess, or what if they? What if those I mean? They obviously know that okay. This is an IOS APP running. WHAT IF THOSE APPS? Have a window control that hang includes a rotation button. You know like the Red Yellow Green Buttons. What if there's a purple one that you know which has gone unused since two thousand Steve Jobs as goofy idea, that purple button would put your Mac single APP single window mode. Put a purple button up there That rotates the screen and then it would even work well with qube right because it would be purple. It'd be. Button! Yeah, that's not. That's not a bad idea, but no. That's GONNA. Be Interesting how they'll handle the rotation stuff. My thought is that phones it will default almost exclusively to vertical as long as that's a support Ebadi. Doc It's. It's like procreate for most except for the ones where it's not in the ones where it's not, it's one hundred percent inappropriate, right games and video. You know there's also. Will Begin. This is my point. I think that for the phones. That's what they'll do in for the IPAD version. They will actually do the opposite where it'll be defaulting to horizontal. Horizontal State we're in right now. Ten years into the IPAD era of iphone APPs on IPAD..
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Guess what you can't do in the ESPN. APP, you can't pause. You cannot pause. You cannot fast forward. You can't go back so if you something in the baseball game. I went to go back a pitch. You know, let me go back. See that again. There's no it's. It's like watching old fashioned TV there is no. There's no dvr aspect at all. It's not just. You. You're right. It's there's no. There's no. Which means that we've effectively like regressed twenty years. They do have all all of the features as far as I could. This is on Apple TV in the ESPN APP. All of the features they have about like when I clicked the track. Pat On, TV remote were about adding a second thing, so I can do like three up or four up. You know and I could put. Put Four Games on at once. We guess what there weren't four games on at once one game, one game in the whole world is being played. It was the Yankees and nationals. There wasn't anything to put up. That is interesting. You can't do that on TV. I can't watch four games I don't WANNA watch four games at once. I WANNA. Watch one game. You can't pause what. What the Hell I got out of that so fast went back to TV, and this is why I still paid for cable. Three hundred dollars a month. Yeah No, I'm in a similar situation like comcast. Will I don't get their Internet although I'm about to? Help you. Will know here. Here's why I'm doing it. briefed on this I. Pay for fiber through wave G. they're fantastic, not getting rid of them, but my bill will actually be cheaper if I add a cable service cable Internet service, I don't use onto it. That's. where regulators and exactly anyway, okay, so, what's the? What's the one good as Tibo? No I wouldn't count that and and actually tvos interfaces terrible. It's once you're watching a show in tvos, it's it's the best ever the the totally. The the rest of it used to be so good. They've they've relying managing. Everything else is horrible. No, it's the it's apples movies, APP and I guess that doesn't count as streaming I think technically streaming. Is You pay a subscription and you watch all you want for free movies. APP is you pay for movies as you rent and buy them, but what the hell you talking about the same fucking thing I would agree with that I think the apples movies out because i. Here, here's fantastic. Here's what's popular. Here's what's new and if you pause the movie last night here, it is to pick it up. It is the interface that is like everybody forgets to. If it's because everybody has effectively decided I'm stopping. I'm spending so much on subscriptions every month. There's no way I'm paying a rental fee for something else again. You know whatever they don't look at it, but that movies APP is so good in my opinion, I would be very hard pressed to. All of these other APPS I would love to spend an afternoon with their team and tell them what annoys me about apps same. She Peacock I did a mini twitter threatened and I had to give up because. It's it's so bad in what's actually terrible. Both on the base NBC. Pretty good. Because, I Had yet to watch like I've used the NBC APP to watch like Oh. Somebody was somebody good was on the tonight show last night. Oh, I want to go back and watch that I've used the NBC. Yeah, the pickup peacock APP is bad. The QUBE APP is actually kind of good on the phone, right? It's actually a good APP. It's just the everything else is so FA KOCHTA's. Like what the hell are you thinking about like? No, it is I mean they did finally introduced the ability to do screen shots after everyone's canceled, their subscriptions At least I definitely did like I had the free trial and then I was like am I gonna I'm GonNa pay five dollars a month for this. Yeah, no, they they doubt. Have screen shot. Tells you everything you need to know about the Jeffrey Katzenberg mindset I know. It's insane to me because he gets content. Because there is get the textile there is. There is some line that you want to draw between making piracy through your content difficult so difficult to not be worth it, but yet not interfering with the experience of your users. And the benefits you get from your users being able to take screen shots and tweet and promote it right. There's a huge benefit of that and the idea that you would take advantage of technical features in the operating system to make screen shots. Technically impossible is the maximalist. You couldn't costly to. And what is the idea that you're all right, so you've paid all this money to put a Kevin Hart movie on Qube and you think somebody is going to take a screen shot of what every frame of the? It's like it's like what are you doing? You're ruining the ability to promote as also look. The piracy is GonNa Happen with that. That's that's a given what what you should do the way that I tunes one the way that you netflixing those things ultimately one is if you make it more convenient to pay. Then to pirate, most people will pay late. There is always a subset of people who won't, but I'm strongly, and I say this as someone who has been a hardcore pirate, but also someone who has been hardcore buyer of media like my whole life. It's been one of those things and the reason I used to download torrents. All the time wasn't because I was cheap. Cheap it was because I couldn't get the movie or the TV show any other way, or they will put draconian restrictions on where I could wash them what I could do, and I would get like just mad on principle, so at this point you know it's easier for me to use use net group than it is to rip my click thousands of blue rays so. Old Days. What if you pay for H.? B. O., but you really WANNA watch the Sopranos but it..
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Saved fifty pages, apples participation commission of this report in our help, promoting it into the news media suggests very strongly to me that this is a preview of Tim Cook's defense testimony at before the regulatory people next week. We don't know, but it certainly would seem so because if apple didn't. Wasn't thinking of this. Is the blueprint further defense? Why would they release it right? They Commission did, but then if they didn't like it, they could just say we don't like this. Here's your money. We're GONNA bury the report. Point three everybody is pointing nobody even people who are generally like with apple on this I think apples into right. Even those people are like and mortar. What what the hell are you talking about? It's like all of a sudden if car I. If if apple was a car maker and going before Congress to testify about the move, the industry moving to electric vehicles and issue a report talking about what a pain in the ass! It was back in the day when you had to use a crank to start your car right like. What the hell are we talking about? Know exactly I mean to me. It also kind of ignores a bunch of other things like there was an argument that some people were making during the hey fiasco last month. About how okay well you know back in the day when you had to soapbox, software and stores, it was a much worse experience and I don't doubt that and I'm not in any way trying to claim that the margins there were different, and that was about but okay. I can't remember the last I think the last time I bought a box piece of software was probably like I don't know like nineteen ninety-six. How would you? How would you explain to? To somebody the idea I mean. How would you even get Bach? Software onto a phone? I mean you exactly exactly well. That's the thing, too. I'm like okay. I've been downloading and pain for mobile software okay I. DO Remember in the in the palm days that you could buy box software, and you would install it on your computer, and then you'd have to transfer it to your palm so I do remember that, but that was a very brief window. From like basically two thousand five ish their. Digital Distribution Mobile Tech as an industry, and I'm generally loathe to just group all tech companies together. But Tech, if anything, my whole career is about parsing out the differences between tech companies, and there's a lot of nuance and than but at tech as a whole and those of us who are enthusiasts as a whole. We we take it as. My entire career is based on the idea that tech moves fast it is famous, and it's exciting, and so it's fun and exciting to follow, and it's changing our lives, not between generations, but within our own life. Right I remember just on the course of this show. We've talked about how different the world is from twenty years ago or Exactly, and yeah, it moves fast I mean okay, and actually I will make a correction. I bought Games. That's. One thing that continue to buy physical copies of not anymore, but probably well into that you thousands and. Anything else I. Mean even at this point like okay. Computers don't have CDs on them like this era is over. It is all digital distribution. To the point that the places that. Sell Video, games like physical video games are. At the risk of going out of business so. Making the retail comparison, especially in a medium that has never existed like the ipod was always digital. Only you know there was never a way where you were buying physical MP3. Like that would be a stupid idea. You could buy a CD. Put it in your computer and have itin short zapping overdue phone and it was a fantastic experience. It was a great experience, but if you wanted to actually buy from the. Experience, but the big appeal and the big breakthrough of the I tune in two thousand. Three was that I didn't have to do that and. Single Right Which? Just by one track that was massive right like that was like bringing what everybody always kind of went to napster. Right like was I can just do that and I can. I can do it digitally I. Don't have to have the physical copy, so yeah I think that making that comparison. It's like well, yes. Has Much different merchants, and it's completely different thing like its. Also seems disingenuous win. The issues at play are not about how apple collects a commission on physical goods from retailers because they don't. It's all about digital distribution. So why are you bringing retail onto this? And it completely skips over, and if there's one regret I have from live talk, show with federal guy in jaws is that I didn't push-back on jaws on this point. Point just didn't pop into my head, unfortunately, because I'm very slow, thinker but my one regret is not pushing back on his response on this, which is along the same lines, which is that it presupposes that the transition from software being sold in boxes and other physical disks to the APP. Store doesn't have an intermediary step which is software could be distributed digitally. The web without the APP store which apple thrive the entire early era of MAC, Os ten was entirely. And that their entire in the indy Mac Movement, I think the reason that people like me. Like became massive Mac fans was based on that I wasn't going to the few retail stores that existed like apple, retail stores and buying box up where I was finding APPs online and downloading them, and then pain for ended still is true today. It's not even like that. Was You know like retail software? A BYGONE ERA?.
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Mail does fast great service. It's pure I map, so you can use it with a apple mail or Microsoft outlook or G. Mail, or whatever anything that speaks I map, which is the Lingua Franca of email and One of the problems with I map is that the all sorts of different I map -tations. Trust me I know this. It's a long story but I map is not just I map that all over the map in terms of how it standards compliant, but fast males is actually very great. They even have great. Push email service so like you don't have to do anything you just put in your credentials and Apple. Mail will give you push emails. You don't have to check frequently. It's great for your. Your phone but they also have a fast mail APP that I don't know what else it does, and why you might use it, but because I don't use fast-melt personally, but they do and people pointed to it because you download the fast mail APP. And it just says what's your email and password and there's no way to sign up and fast mail publicly said on twitter, because people. It were saying hey fast million. Did you see this thing with hey and early? Yes, apple and very politely. Delicately in the way that companies talk to each other especially when there's a power imbalance. we're like yes, apple has been in contact with us, and it's actually on our list for a future update to adopt up purchasing going for so okay, but I would just say just just do it. Just give everybody the NETFLIX's option agree, and and make a very clear distinction that if you do commerce for digital content against something like the way that you can buy real world stuff like you can go, you can open the Amazon APP buy. A six pack, of Soda and have it delivered to your house, and it's not an inept purchase that apple gets. They draw the distinction for digital content. If, it's an inapt purchase for digital content it and you do it in the APP you have to use apples in purchasing things and pay apple. They're cut whatever their cut is and that changing that cut is a separate discussion. And if you don't want to use it, you have to do it outside the APP and so no web view in the APP you have to go to a website and do it there, and if you WanNa, do it that way, you do it that way, and then say we think in that purchasing is so much more convenient so much more secure and not secure in this spooky sense that like twenty years ago. People really no way. My put my credit card on the Internet. It's more like and it sort of coincidence that I mentioned it, but like the way that if you sign up for a New, York Times subscription. It's just thinking that's right exactly so I you sign up for a New York Times description at New, York Times, Dot, com and you want to unsubscribe, and you have to call them on the telephone and spent forty five minutes with them talking you out of it before they let you it. It's like canceling AOL you sign up for the New York Times in their APP through an inapt purchase, and you would like to unsubscribe you. Go to settings I cloud subscriptions, and then just cancel your subscription and at the end of the month. You're UNSUBSCRIBE. They'll never get your dollar again. You know so like it is a tremendous advantage to users. You can feel you. You can know if you bought it through the APP you know went through your I tunes account, and you know that you are not going to get billed than you agreed to in that. If you would like to cancel a subscription, it is easy and obvious how to do it and you do it the. It's easy obvious, and it's exactly like canceling any other subscription. Yeah I'm in full agreement. I would I would probably make the same plea because to me. That is more important than I mean I think that. Cut It fifteen. I think that that is. Why they could do the other. They could do both but to me. If they only do one I would just say extend that. NETFLIX's rule to every I would agree with that. I would agree with that I mean I think that there are. The reason I like that. Is that part of the thing that concerns me with this move to services that I think has been kind of lost and some of the discussion around these broader things has been that. What's happened is that. This system has become gamified around frankly really shady and really gross practices by like really scummy APP developers who do really gross things to push people into paying several several hundred dollars a year for basic utility out because of the way that they show you know the the the subscriptions like Oh, it's going to be you know nine ninety nine a week, not realizing okay. I'm now paying five hundred twenty dollars for this calculator and Those are the things that are becoming incentivized right now as a way for people to make money in those APPS, the more people point them out aren't being taken down like I. Buy the argument about why you need to have these rules to keep up the quality of the APP store. If the quality of the APP store is actually in a good place, I would argue that it's not and so to me. It's IT'S A. It's a bad faith argument to say OH. We have to have the reason. Reason, we can't allow customers to sign up for a service outside. The APP like the can't with net flicks is because it's a bad user experience. That's really disingenuous because there are so many applications that have really terrible experiences that are much much worse than having to maybe go to website or be confused and decided to the APP like to me, that is is the wrong argument, and so I'm with you. If you could only pick one, I think, extend the Netflix's rule to everyone and honestly think. The vast majority of services and developers who don't have you know a massive built in user base, or have a massive ability to bring people in and pay for on their own platforms would still find it very you reasonable to at least have the option to have people sign up. You know maybe not be the only way people can sign up, but at least have the option. I do think that you would see the drop off on some of your biggest services, but they already have different rules anyway like even if you could put a dollar amount on it and you know what I'm sure internally. Tim Cook Could Commission somebody inside the company to put a dollar on it. You can't put a dollar amount on the regulatory weight that would be lifted off shoulders if they did that and just said. Hey, you know I. Keep Saying Hey. I think I say hey. All the dive like a whole. Bunch of people told me that when I did my live episode from W.. WGC that I should start the show by telling people say the word. Hey, and it's like I would probably do that anyway..
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Where one was there really were people who bought a handful of people, but they really did buy containers at. Tylenol ever laced with cyanide. That's a real life and death. ISSUE CAN'T stakes. Don't go any higher and then. Yeah, we're talking about IPHONE attenuation and it wasn't like your phone couldn't make phone calls unless you lived on a somewhere where you had really sketchy service to begin with. It's like come on, right. It's not. But. It was a big contrast and how many people were affected? tylenol knew exactly which vials had the cyanide. They really didn't they wasn't like. They took it all off the shelves because they weren't sure they knew exactly. which ones the the COO could did this had access to. You know if you just look at all of ended. It's not like a new thing. Even back. In the eighties they had numbers on the bottom of the thing that handle them. which ones were packed on which day and stuff like that, but they just did that for the public relations, whereas the IPHONE attenuation issue wasn't just a bad batch of ten iphones. It was endemic to the design of the iphone Four. Yeah no exactly and you know, but yes, it affected everyone and they obviously couldn't do the thing. We're not going to recall phone. But coming up with a way to mitigate and handle it ends. Yeah, I agree with you I think that it it largely was accessible I mean there were people who would still kind of make the cracks and whatnot, but. Interestingly in the similar thing happened with Ben Gay, which was much smaller where what happened would be that people would test other phones, which in some ways gives apple like clearance. Because then you're not alone, so it's like okay. This other phone has this issue to just like this other phone if you are purposefully bending it. I'm rolling my eyes. is going to going to break so. that. That's the that's the I. Guess was the good thing for them. Is that any long lasting damage because they handled it so quickly? I think that a lot of cover because. Everybody was testing every phone at that point, not just iphones. which brings us to my point, which is why why not pull a Steve Jobs with? The APP store stuff. Yeah, I agree. And I I wonder if part of it is that Hooper's thing. You talk about the been so successful. And they've kind of created the market that other people have followed me. They weren't the first digital market, but they with I tunes definitely the first substantial one and they're. They're commission model has been. Copied by everyone. But. They're the criticisms that have been lobbied against them by by developers been happening for years, and it's just building and building and building, and I wonder if it's the Hubris of we've been so successful, and we continue to generate much more revenue that blinds people from seeing that, and then there's a really cynical part of me. That also thinks revenue is now the thing that is driving growth of the company are not revenue services now the thing that are driving growth at the company, so it's no longer phone sales. It was phone sales and. And hardware sales for many many many many years. That's no longer what's driving the company growth. The only way the company continues to grow is if it is which is what Wall Street wants now whether it needs to go, or not I. Think is a different question, but if the company is going to continue to grow the way that Wall Street once their one real avenue is, she increased services, and that's why we've seen this tremendous tremendous look like push of services whether it's putting different ads in your in the wallet, APP and Try to encourage people to up sell to either apple music. If you have apple music by family, plan I'm like I. Don't have anybody else. In a family account like why. Why are you showing me that? To Apple, news plus and whatnot are the really really doubling and tripling down on services so I think the cynical part of me. Is that the people who might be arguing? That apple go back and kind of the Steve Jobs moment and revisit. Things are being talked over by the people who are like, but if we do that, we potentially lose this much money which we need to continue to show growth. There's a lot to unpack there. That was absolutely excellent. I can't believe that. 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"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"And I think the whole story of the bumpers. Is that apple was like? Oh my God. We've spent all this time. Making these things look good. And Yeah the three gene three GS don't look that great. Because we went to this plastic back for antenna reasons and blah blah blah, but look. We've not only gone beaten that we've gone to this glass back. Steel side design with the iphone four. That's really awesome. Apparently is more what they had in mind at the outset in two thousand and five, thousand, six, developing the original iphone all along, and in fact, according to rumors is where they're going later this year with next generation iphone twelve, this sort of flat back flat sides sort of aesthetic that we now see on the IPAD pro. It's a great look. It seems more timeless. You can see why they're going for. And they. They I I think it's very clear. They thought Oh. My God and everybody's going to put it in a case. Right and so the totally thought. Why don't we if they just want to protect the damn thing? How about will make and sell bumpers that leave the back open, so you can see basically still looks night and you can feel it. You can see and feel this glass that we want you to see and feel because it's nice. That's the reason the bumpers existed. I think clearly I agree with that I. Agree with that I. Think is also telling that you know other than the battery cases. I'm the first cases apple really kind of. Embrace were very thin. And now they have to clear cases which I have on my. Bax And I I've gone back and forth, but I've. been naked phone carrier been a case person now it wouldn't matter to be totally honest because I. don't go anywhere, but. There been too many times when I've been like okay. If this breaks even though I have apple care that's going to take time out of my day and this is expensive now. They're so expensive I'm like now I'm going to I'm going to put this case, but I think that that they the same sort of approach. They're like okay. We've made these beautiful designs. We WanNA do whatever the most minimal thing possible can be like then. But then antenna gate happened and really well. We have the bumper to bumper. Actually solve the whole attenuation problem. If you have it, so we'll just give it to everybody. And then I think they ran away from bumpers permanently because bumpers became associated with yeah antenna, gate. Point that's an excellent point because it would be interesting now you could actually see I wouldn't mind if I had some sort of thin gray bumper. Thing if that's I would actually like that but I. Think you're exactly right. Because when I think bumper, the first thing I think is intended like that's their inex-. twined. I want ask my theory I. Don't know if it would work. I'm looking at the back of my iphone eleven now I don't know if a bumper would work with the camera cut out. Yeah, you might have to design a phone with the camera instead enough to accommodate it I. Don't know, but the whole idea of bumper style cases as just gone away. I thought they were great. If you're going to and I, actually knew I knew way more people who used apple bumpers with the iphone four four ass. Then who used apple branded cases now like almost nobody uses apple branded cases. Even though in my opinion, they're pretty nice cases. They're very nice very nice, but they're expensive and I think that's. That's the big thing. They in their expensive to the point where to be totally candid. I don't think it's worth like okay. It's seventy dollars or something for the clear case. Bird, the pro Max I think. Speak in case is going to be like twenty It's nicer than the speaking case. I don't think it's fifty dollars nicer, so that makes it hard I think for for a lot of people. They won't even acknowledge that there's they won't even know that. There's a difference you know so I think that's the that's the struggle. The the leather cases I feel the same way about the IPAD. I'm still mad about my smart cover. That I got from. My eleven inch ipod pro. Thing was so expensive and it's probably the worst apple cover case anything I've ever owned and it's. It's falling apart. I need a new one but I also am adamantly angry about having to spend that much money on this. Like magnets with the a flap, my my wife has. Thirteen inch or twelve point nine inch I've had pro and. Not Not, no keyboard cover. Just you know just the cover cover. The SMART. I guess who can cause. It's like this is a smart cover and the smart. It's what's smart about it I. Don't know why they call it smart like the smart keyboard is kind of smart, because it's a keyboard, but like covers Kinda dumb. Negative way so I'm sure they're totally not advocating them. Recalling it the dump cover I think the reason they did originally was the first ones had like the magnets. Abilities could open. You could turn it on when you would open it up and so the ones that were like polyethylene or vinyl, or whatever that would be able to kind of fold, and she was stand I think that was the big difference was that when you open it up? Your IPAD turnoff closed it. It would turn off the same that I. I completely forget once. It's two years out of date I completely forget which named version of Mac Os goes to which version number like like I do. I love it when they go. And they do lion than Mountain Lion, because I know mountain lion came after lion, but damn if I tell you what what it was, I don't know you know all all the cats I know all the cats in. It's when they get into like the Sierra and high Sierra Mavericks and all that stuff. That's what I'm like. High, Sierra came after Sierra. Yes. I feel the same way with smart blank, but anyway my wife's smart cover for pro looks like she picked it out of the trash I mean. It is frayed at the corners and and every other thing. She owns in her life whether it is a technical or apple or I almost every other things she owns from clothing to make up to. Kick cooking equipped stuff. Anything she owns her her her weightlifting, equipment and exercise equipment and our JIM stuff. It all looks like she could send it back and get a refund as new. Even though she's been using it like she takes a tremendous care of everything. She owns the IPAD. Itself again looks like if you just. Wipe the fingerprints off the screen. You could take it back, but the cover. It looks like she trash picked it. It's unbelievable. I don't understand how how something so expensive could be so fragile, but anyway. Anyway it's a very short digression on the difference in how long it took them to address antenna gate and keyboard and. Boy that that antenna gate thing was very steve jobs in and I wonder I do I often think about that and I I've thought about that, and it's like what would happen if they had the something exactly analogous to antenna gate now. Would they address it as quickly as they did? It was truly one of the most extraordinary of all my time covering apple. It was one of the most extraordinary things I've ever. Went through and I'm so glad that I did I would have been if I'd been like. Couple years behind on getting into getting press passes and stuff like that for things like that. I would have been so you know like before my time like I wasn't there for like the original ipod introduction twenty, two thousand one..
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"We put our trash out on Sunday nights now before I take the trash out I, start the car up and drive it around the block. That's good. That's smart. Okay, because it's funny. That I had. Work, it's the worst busy work. Oh, totally! It will jeep that I had when I was in high school that I didn't drive. My friend strove ran into that same problem where it wouldn't be started used for awhile now, actually impetus between my parents like letting my friends like drive. My car was that they were like it's it's just going to sit here and you know it's the battery will die, so you know it's like. This needs to be driven. You're not going to drive it if your friend. Kelly wants to drive it if if your boyfriend wants to drive it if other people want to drive it like they can, I was like okay, fine awesome lungs. I don't have to drive it. All Right? Let me take a break here before we start the meter the show, thank I. Oh, I'm so glad to have these folks back. As a sponsor Mac Weldon Mac wellman makes closed. They believe in smart designed premium fabric simple shopping. I own a whole bunch of Mac. Welcome products. I really do I love him there I think they started with underwear. No, that's what they're best known for they do they're great underwear? Great socks shirts under undershirts. That sort of thing. but they've expanded all sorts of other stuff. They've got sweatpants. All sorts of stuff like that. and it's just. It's really high quality. If you listen to ATP Marco. Whereas all this all the time, they got the silver line of underwear that are naturally anti microbial microbial What a mouthful, but anyway what it means is that it's a it's like scientifically designed fabric that eliminates odor and it. I think it's true. I really don't think it's BS. It's great stuff very comfortable. Stylish great to here's the reason I'm so glad to have these guys as a sponsor months ago, maybe seven eight nine months ago, it was before the End Times Merlin man was on this show, and I was telling him about my favorite slippers which are from Mac Weldon. And I showed them to him right there on the show. He and he instantly got it. Because, the big debate was slippers is where they have an open back or closed back like a shoe. Like an open back I don't like it. Because then it feels like your slippers are ready to fly off your feet at anytime. You come down the stairs you got like. How can you walk around the House with with slippers that are ready to fly of your feet. You might kill yourself. They've got but MAC. Waldon's back is not like a fullback where you have to put on, sit down and put on your slippers. It's just enough that you can put them on without ever touching them with your hands, your feet go right in, but there's a little thing in the back locks it in also the most comfortable slippers I've ever owned there so great. Merlin I talked about him. They sold out they sold out and what better proof that they should be sponsoring show? There wasn't even a sponsorship I was just talking about slippers. They didn't even pay me to say it. I'm telling you right now. If you need slippers and quite frankly, what a better time! What better time to invest in slippers to wear around the house nine months ago before all this started I haven't worn anything most days I'd say ninety percent of the days. Since this whole thing started I haven't worn anything but MAC wellman slippers fantastic. Get the slippers. You Trust me, you'll you'll. You'll thank me for it. Anyway,.
"christina warren" Discussed on The Talk Show
"Christina Warren Welcome. To the talk show, it's good to have you. It's good to be here. Thanks for having me. It is the end of July and or narrowly we often have nothing to talk about but rehashing. Two month, old WW DC news, and instead it is absolutely impossible to whittle off the list of possible things talk about that is bizarre. What is going on that The news is so overwhelming when we're when we're locked in. There's gotta be some kind of. Cause and effect here. Yeah I think so I think that we don't have people have written about like the concept of Jim scrolling where you kind of can't stop scrolling through all the terrible things that are happening and you're kind of addicted to it and I kind of feel like that's part of it, but even like putting the tenor aside whether it's good or bad. It's just the fact that there's like nothing else should do so. Some people are more productive than others One of my favorite artists Taylor swift just released a surprise album. It's very good and I was like an I've been posting on twitter lake. That's been my pandemic right like. Trying to like figure out well days into one, another to I has been the case for you because I know. It's been so weird, because even though I've worked remotely somewhat for the last couple of years, and and a lot of that has been on the road in another place like this is just so weird like no, what day or what we could. Is it all blends together? I think that's part of it too like there's just. Always Deluge of things and we never know what day were on. It is true and You know it's not even complaining because it suits me. and. It's you know it is my good fortune in life, I've picked out a career and if it suits my personality that I on a day to day basis. If you're just watching what I do, you may not know whether the footage is of me during Corona Virus Times or me. A year ago or hopefully a year from now I mean, and that's no exaggeration there are. There are many days pre corona where I didn't leave the house. Sure, but you could write. Like that that changes it for me because there. I definitely did leave the house and that's been weird for me. I'm like I'm cooped up, but there have been times where I'm like you I would be completely contented just like stay indoors and not go anywhere by not being able to go anywhere. And, you know we have. Our Son is in heading into eleventh grade. School during the school year that certainly anchors the concept of weekdays and weekends concretely, and even in summer vacations of the past. You know that's when we would take vacations we travel, and even then they're still seemed to be more much more of a cohesive sense of hey, it's Friday. Should we go out to you? Guys want to. Go out as a family and have dinner. You know I. It's just the stupidest most obvious thing in the world. Everybody knows. Restaurants more crowded on Friday and Saturday nights. Because that's when people go out and that's when we would go out 'cause. It's just what you do. And it's like not. Even thinking like not even having that on the table is really helps blur the whole thing and. There's all sorts of things that aren't happening. Sports don't happen I mean baseball is the thing I'm a big fan of and they just started playing last night in my God is weird. But it's you know there's there's just things that anchor Dazer. Sunday night baseball on ESPN. Not that different it's it's just a thing with their stuff. There are things that happened like movies. Come out and. How how is your son doing? With with all the stuff, because he's like sixteen I guess or seventeen in. Sixteen. Sixteen. Sixteen okay, so yeah, yeah, sixty is going into eleventh grade. Like. How is he dealing with this? Because it's gotta be Super Weird to be that age especially when I don't know what the age people can get their licenses, and Pennsylvania but. It's time people start to drive in. People have friends who cars and things like that and you finally get your mobility, so the driving thing is habit driving thing is in an issue, his curious 'cause we live right in the city He has no interest in it. He could sixteen is when you can get a driver's license in Pennsylvania. It's actually a source of minor. Minor contention within the family which is completely you know total generational shift like Oh. Yeah, wife, and I were sixteen, and we lived in Pennsylvania. Suburbs couldn't wait to get her driver's license. Because like you said if meant freedom, you know all of us have to ask your parents to drive to the movie, you and your pals to the movie theater. It was you know. You could drive somebody. If somebody. If one of your gang had a car, you could all vile into it and go to the movies and in. Hindsight, let me apologize to my own parents. Because, as of now I if I if my son wanted me to. Ask if I could be the parent to drive the gang to the movie theater and somebody you know even if you know and somebody, else's parent is already agreed to pick up. That was the thing who's GonNa Drive. WHO's going to pick up? I would do it and I'd be a good sport about it. I wouldn't go in and try to. Say Hi be friendly, but also not be awkward. Dad Who. I think I think I'm good. I'm good at that. Ain't got a good. You know I don't look like I. Don't WanNa be there, but I also am not. A role is that the taxi driver is not to be the one talking. But the fact that I never have to do that. It's actually great relief, but anyway the the source of contention is that my wife is of the opinion and I. I tend to side with her. That sort of like learning to swim, and even if you don't enjoy swimming, it is an excellent life skill, because then if you're ever. In the water, you rather than drowning you, you can do it. And that learning to drive a car is like that even if you live in a city and do not want to ever own a car. And you don't really need to. It is an excellent life skill to have in an emergency. Yeah, she's right I. Don't drive and I mean. I have driven, but I don't have driver's license I haven't in. I mean. Like fifteen sixteen years at least and even when I did when I was your son's age, I had a car. I didn't have a license. My friends would just drive my car, but you're kind of right because you're right. I was like that I. Mean it was perfect for me. I was like I. Don't want to drive you. WanNa drive me around US fine. And my parents never had a problem. Taking place if I needed that and I was always able to figure it out, but even though I've I've lived in cities where I don't do that and then the. Advent of Uber and stuff like that. It's been fine until now and now in these times where you don't feel comfortable. Getting in a car with someone and I don't want to rely on my husband have to take me places and whatnot like I've actually been thinking I'm like my have to when things are safer like take some driving lessons and I don't want to own a car, but but get that skill, so your your wife has a point it is. It's an interesting area of corona time so anyway. Son Sixteen legally could drive. Drive. My wife wanted him to and probably if this hadn't happened, that might have happened by now, but even though we own a car and could I guess teach him to drive at? It just seems like why Bother Krona Times, but he has no interest in it. Honestly GONNA it. Honestly, it sounds to him. Would you like to sign up to take extra classes and learn a bunch of rules to take test that you have no interest in actually using like it might as well be like. Learning to fix the plumbing in your house. Not, a bad thing to learn, it's not like he's saying..
Chris Urmson: Aurora CEO - Autonomous Driving
"Hello and welcome to our first episode of behind. Find The tech in twenty twenty. I'm Christina Warren. Senior cloud advocate at Microsoft. And I'm Kevin Scott all right so Kevin. It is twenty twenty which Shh is both the new year and I guess a new decade although people will get weird technicalities and it's always a great Chance to kind of look back at what's happened over the last ten years and reflect on new opportunities. Yeah I mean I it. Is I think in their industry and for human beings in general really easy to get completely used to new innovations that in our lives. But like when you think back ten years ago the world looked like a very different place than it looks right now so smartphones were just catching on. They were nowhere near as ubiquitous as they are all right now and the things that you could do on them were far far more constrained than they are right. Now I mean for. For God's sake people were renting movies from blockbuster In two thousand ten right very blockbuster was actually still a thing and instagram hadn't even been invented yet. Coley different world you know I do now that we've hit twenty twenty. Do you have any forecasts about what the next year intact might bring her even the next decade. Well well I think one of the themes that we spent a bunch of time chatting about last year on the podcast was artificial intelligence machine learning and I think we are are certainly going to see the trends that that had started in the prior year's continue to accelerate as one of the reason why I'm really interested in chatting with our guest today So autonomous vehicles. For instance. I believe are going to make AK- ton of progress over the next couple of years in particular and I'm really looking forward to seeing some of that stuff. Play out yes I couldn't agree more. It's funny I don't have a driver's license But I've actually been on a few self driving car panels over the years and I I think the technology she behind it is so fascinating. Which is why? I'm really really excited about your conversation with today's guest. Chris Armstrong and Chris is an engineer. Who's known for his work in pioneering self driving car technology? Yeah and you know one of the reasons that I'm especially interested in self driving cars and I'm looking forward to this conversation that we're about to have Chris is that There's so many ways that the world is going to change for the good once we we are able to put this technology into the hands of lots of different companies so One of the things that will hear about Aurora's. They are a company building the self off driving car technology as a platform for other companies to use to build autonomous applications. And so you know one of the things that I'm sorta hopeful for that will come into the world in the not-too-distant future is some technologies. That may help my grandmother. So I'm I'm lucky enough to have a grandma that's still still alive. She's eighty nine years old and lives in a very rural place in Virginia And she can still drive which is awesome but the day is coming where she's not going to be able to To drive her car car in the same way that she is right now and Like then it begs the question of how she has access to all of the things that she needs in order to help her live and independent life. So how does she get her prescription medicines. Like how does she get her groceries and You know just just sort of the staple things that she needs to exist. And one of the things that I think could be really incredibly beneficial with these self driving thing. Technologies is Like the possibility that you'll be able to have autonomous deliveries for people like my grandmother. I think you're absolutely right. I think the potential for the stuff is really fantastic. So let's hear more about some of the potential for this technology from Chris Aronson Guest today is Chris. Samson Christie's the CO founder and CEO Vera accompanied the bill self driving vehicle technology before founding Aurora he was CTO. Google self driving car program prior to that. Chris was a faculty member of the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University where he was the technical director of the Darpa urban and grand challenge teams. I'm really excited to hear what he's up to these days. Hey Chris the the show. Thanks for having me so I love to start by learning how you got interested in technology in the first place as a kid. Were you taking engineering classes or programming classes when you were in high school. So are you discover that in college back. When I was in high school there wasn't really computer science at high school And so I Bought Oughta some kind of Tandy x eighty six clone or whatever Back when I was in probably ninth or tenth grade from money for my paper route A- and you know tried to learn to program at first where you go you know you don't if you recall this but you go to the bookstore and you'd buy You know this paperback for Back Book. That was program whatever it was and it was just the source code listing and this before C. D. Roms even pete which people probably don't even remember that that's right we Before that actually bought a commodore sixty four and of course that was exciting. Because it didn't have tape drive right right or it didn't have a floppy drive floppy yeah and five and a quarter inch. Discs that's what had YEP YEP so anyway so we was doing that and then this language C. Plus plus which seemed to be the hot new thing And so started. Actually the first programs I really learned with C. Plus plus. Wow that's rough. Yeah yeah it was a little crazy. A I mean I guess on some some level like CPS was challenging lodging first language. But the good thing is after you've mastered as downhill it's all downhill And so did. Did you know from all of this experience in high school that you wanted to get a computer science and engineering. Gary you know up in Canada so apply to you you know variety of schools got into into a couple of them And then in my senior here I met a girl Turns out now. She's my wife. And decided I wanted to stay at the University of Manitoba which is right in central Canada and Manitoba and got into the computer engineering? School computer. Seem like you know they had a future.
Apple Arcade Launches At $5 Per Month
"Apple Arcade finally launched a five dollars a month which was I talking about this on rocket and we're before the news of pricing in came out and we're debating it and I had assumed it was going to start at ten and Christina Warren now working at Microsoft formerly of Gizmodo guest five and and as soon as she said that I was like Holy Shit. I don't think they're going to do that but that would be. Literally the the best possible price point that they could choose for this service it makes so much sense and Lo and behold they did launch at five so five dollars a month and access to. I think it's something like two hundred games. I think so I I mean you can't even fathom that many games at this point. It's a lot of games it was. It was great so I was on vacation like all last week. I was in Texas on bad WIFI at my my mom's house because she lives in the country and has satellite. It's not great but I was like I'm going to download Iowa's thirteen on this on this terrible. Wifi and I did so great I installed it and also in Seoul the IOS thirteen Beta because it's not out on ipad and played eight a couple of games that I played most importantly cyanide. Oh wild hearts wait before you talk about that game which I'm very excited to hear about changes have a quick question about APP arcade yeah. Let's talk about the yes so okay so you said there's like two hundred ish games on there yes so these are games that have to opt in to being available elbaum. It's not like okay. If you subscribe you get access to any of our games. It's like these are the games that are exclusively respectively part of this yet. These games apple approached good game developers and publishers. A lot of people square next has games on there from like the octopus traveler team or there's a follow up from us to to Monument Valley Monument Valley thank you there's a a game by Zach Gage which I'll talk about a bit but like a lot of games that are incredible. CAPCOM has a game just just like a lot of big participants in this program so they're all new games rob market or there's also existing game so a couple or existing in that slake overland land which is coming to switch and Sinar wild hearts also on switch like some of those are switch games but these are also going. They're only available on mobile in Apple Arcade. Oh Wow so that includes on mobile Sinar Wild Heart yes okay so that means also when you stop subscribing to abl arcade which is also you can get a free trial this month which school once you stop subscribing you can no longer play those games. It's kind of like playstation plus yeah basically yeah
Sam Altman: Entrepreneurial Prodigy, Y Combinator President and OpenAI CEO
"Hello and welcome to behind the tech. I'm christina warren senior club advocate at microsoft and i'm kevin scott today. Our guest is sam altman. Sam is a entrepreneur and investor. Sam was <hes> for while the president of y combinator. Which is the most successful startup incubator i think without argument in the entire world and recently same became the chief executive officer of organization called open a is that is seeking to build general artificial intelligence inside of a nonprofit structure sure so that the value that creates a cruise to the public good yeah that's right and this is one of the rare times where we have a guest on that. I actually know that i actually we have have known before. He was sam altman. You're not so fast. Tell us a little bit about that. I didn't know that so when when sam was doing loops his first start up. I was as a reporter at nashville and i used to cover startups. All the time and loops was actually one of my favorites not so much because i thought that what they were doing was the most revolutionary solution everything in the world but because sam was so incredibly smart he was always three or four steps ahead of the whole industry was doing and although that ended up not necessarily working on loops favor i actually remember. I sent him an email. When when loops made its exit that said you know you. You might not love what's happening now but i have no doubt that whatever you go onto the future. You're going to be amazing and that's going to be honest. That's probably the only time i've ever send email like that. <hes> and it's is really true. Sam as sam is a super super impressive guy like not not just in the sense that he's like really bright but that he's very determined to like make big things happened. <hes> and how much weight loop was an interesting the company in in that it was like sort of ahead of its time it was it was doing the location based thing before the four squares and the goal is is and facebook were thing a lot of the stuff that he was imagining like now become just sort of a standard feature set that any modern mobile application is is more or less built on top of so he predicted like this whole big thing that was happening. Timing was <hes> like less than great without us. The whole thing you know every time i would. I would get on the phone with him or meet. In person i would talk. I would just walk away and think this is the most impressive founder i've ever met and so although hello he's been successful beyond what i ever could have expected i also have the same not at the slightest surprise yeah no some of the stuff that he has been doing with entrepreneurship and trying to help <hes> like really smart motivated entrepreneurs like find on their way to having impacts like has been amazing and the stuff that he's doing right now with <hes> with open again like getting a bunch of like very very bright individuals visuals sort of rallied around this very interesting 'cause like also super impressive well. I can't wait to hear what he's up to and hear your conversation nations. I'm excited to chat with sam so let's do <music> next up with sam. Altman Altman sam is an entrepreneurial prodigy. I believe he started his first company when he was nineteen years old and that was where <hes> where you and i first met since then you have gone on to become an enormously successful investor president of y combinator through one of its most interesting runs in its history and most recently <hes> you become c._e._o. Of open i which you know obviously we just did a partnership with <hes> you all <hes> but like that partnership notwithstanding like open is <hes> unquestionably doing some of the most interesting things and contemporary very artificial intelligence so welcome show. Thanks very much so i think we we met the first time when you were when you were at luke. <hes> like i was actually doing <hes> like i was adventure nearing at <hes> at another mobile startup at the same time <hes> and <hes> and that was sort of an interesting like crazy. I'm <music>. I'm like one of those things where you sort of. I guess both of us and like in our own way were <hes> like experiencing the explosion asian of a brand new platform ecosystem <hes> and so you did that for eight years and then you took this year all and then and i took over i see yeah <hes> so you you went to stanford yeah and what did you choose to major in their a computer science. I actually took mostly non computer science classes which at the time sorta felt indulgent and looking backwards that was all the super valuable stuff <hes> <hes> so the time that i spent like taking writing classes or studying history or particular study in science like hard science <hes> <hes> have a big impact for the next ten years <hes> but after that <hes> those are all the most aiba classes. I was going to learn to program no matter what i was going to be good at no matter what and you were. How good a programmer were you by the time you got to stanford like with the programming assignments were easy horrid. They were the first freshman year was easy and then it heart okay. You know i think as you're thinking about how we educate our kids like that's a great luxury to like. Have by the time you get to college. You've already got a reasonably good skill. Oh and then you can sort of do this exploration. That's a that's an incredibly beneficial thing yeah like i. I'm sure you do too like i think the education system in general there's just not nearly ambitious enough but <hes> i think like i was incredibly lucky to go to an amazing high school and i learned a lot of the sort of basic skills knowledge. Certainly i had learned how to learn and so by the time i got to college i could just pursue stuff. I didn't have to. I think really hard about just making everything done for my major. Yep done a lot of that yep. So how did you get started in tech. There was this period of time that i was born. Smack in the middle of of like kids who hit the computer revolution exactly right yeah <hes> <hes> where like the computers started easy enough to work with where we could figure it out on our own and then they like kinda got the right time for us. Yep i was born very lucky time from that yeah <hes> in a lot of a lot of people who have gone on to sort of start reporting companies would be technology. Investors were born in relatively short window. It seems like i i say this a lot like i feel the same thing so i. I got lucky to be an eleven year old like right win. The personal computing boom was say yeah like like right when the personal computers started showing up hooked up to a little thirteen inch t._v.'s in department stores like that was that was when i was developing as a human being a very interesting question is what are these sort of seven to twelve year olds now like what is that technological revolution going to be that they're going to grow up with an it's super like i've got a <hes> like a nine year old an eleven year old right now and so do you have a guest guest then what it'll be. I don't know it's really hard hard to say and i don't know whether i don't know whether i would have had guests <hes> back then. When i was right in the middle of it i certainly would not have. I think it's sorta hard to tell <hes>. I know that their expectations are fundamentally different. <hes> the mind were so like they just they expect a world where you can talk to computers and where you touch them and they don't understand people programming content for you that you <hes> that you sort of have to consume based on their abstract understanding of your preferences like they they you just sort of watch what they want and read what they want whenever they want i mean it's very very different than we were when we were little kids but like i don't know what the technology thing is. Is that <hes>. This is going to captivate their interest. One of the things that was magic but computers is you could go very far in terms of what you can do with them but you could start start easily as a kid like maybe synthetic bio is going to be the thing but like we're not gonna have like seven year olds playing in the lab making new orleans. I don't think maybe we will and like just easy to start with which is synthetic bio like you would hope that that would be a thing because like the benefit to humanity entity if you could have a whole generation who were as enthused by that is we were with computers. It's like i think that would be beneficial. <hes> <hes> you know maybe maybe if you can get a bunch of that stuff in a simulation environment where the cost of doing an experiment wasn't so high but like something like. I think it has to be something i mean like your point about. It's it's always something always starts looking kind of toy and it just keeps going yeah so i don't know what it is right now. Which is i think a curious <hes> a curious thing. I never said we didn't know what it was when it was computers first place yeah well what what i'm what i'm yeah i certainly didn't. I'm and i'm confident what is going to happen is that they're going to be the ones who figure it out <hes> for sure yeah <hes> <hes> so and so you took all of this <hes> like amazing. It's almost like a liberal education and in a <hes> in a way i think the two strategies to succeed in life. Are you either go super deep in one field of knowledge or you go extremely broad and i've always been go extremely brought and find the connections and sort of be good at the intersection. So what was the what was the most interesting non computer science thing you took when you were at stanford <hes> uh the most intellectually satisfying thing ever physics <hes> the thing this surprisingly most relevant one was creative writing yep and so there's nothing that's more fun than a great business class right like just the most intellectually stimulating by what was your favorite physics class. Ooh <hes> well. I'll answer my favorite physics book <hes> but it's related to my class. <hes> quantum electrodynamics. I think is the best science book ever written <hes> answering murray gilman's by richard feynman okay and it's like a series of four or lectures but everyone always like wants to focus on the parts of physics we don't perfectly understand and then there's a few areas where they're incredibly beautiful and and we clearly like we don't understand what's happening like in an easily model level but the math we understand perfectly <hes> and that was this example and there was a class i took that was basically teaching this of like wow like there's this big piece of reality that we actually just perfectly understand. Are we understand well enough to work within model and you know it's amazing so quantum electrodynamics just for the <hes> for the audience <hes> who is <hes> also pretty broad <hes> so this is the this is the study of the leave very very small scale interactions everything but gravity yeah but all of the other forces between particles yeah. It is fascinating stuff. I highly i recommend the book. It's a short read. There's no math in it. <hes> it's really fun so why not become a physicist well physics has been a bad field to go into as a career for a long time now and i remember there. Was this thing where all of the kids that were studying. Physics at stanford ended up going to like work in finance <hes> at which i almost briefly got tempted to <hes> actually accepted an offer to be an intern and then i realized i really didn't want to do that but there was clearly something wrong with physics as a career path the time i i was there. Maybe it's better now just just in the sense that it was going to be hard to get a job. All the really smart physics kids weren't going to physics after they graduated gotcha and that that was like computer science kids were going to do some sort of programming and so it was like i think maybe physics just got too hard or the problems got too trivial or something but it's like. It was very hard to see what i was gonna do. I still studied out of interest but it was like i could sort of sense at the time it was not the right career trajectory and so let's talk about this creative writing thing like in what ways is that useful to you now. <hes> actually agree with your assertion that fabulously ability useful why was it why see certainly the highest leverage on time thing i could ever do was right startup advice yep like the not secret secret too. I see is that <hes> we started because p._g. Is incredible at writing assez and was able to sort of create a friend and a community in a nexus just from his essays <hes> no one else will be as good at writing as p._g. But i was over the bar i was able to continue that like i was well. Well aware it was worse but it was good enough to keep the funnel going. <hes> and you know like you can write something in a couple of hours and get hundred thousands of people to read it and many of them complied why <hes> or later do or come. We're gonna waste company and so that was like <hes> like one of the important important jobs. I think of the person writing why cease to be able to write reasonably well about startups and was was it important as c._e._o. Of looped <hes> no no not at all yeah so again. There were all these like things that i studied college
Microsoft will ship a full Linux kernel in Windows 10
"Has been trying to developers and one of the ways they did it was with something called L S W the link subsystem for windows, which allowed us an emulator though, wasn't really Lennox. It allowed you to run Lennox binary on windows in in a way that really honestly was not ideal. But it was make developers feel better because they have their tools, but there were some real performance significant performance issues. And I mean, I I really gave it the benefit of that. I put on a very fast computer, really tried and even with the most recent version of L S w was small file handling was so slow that you could just watch, you know, watch the grass grow while you were loading files or compiling things all the things developers want to do which is process small files. So I think Microsoft, no, they I asked Christina Warren about this a couple of weeks ago in the show. She said, yeah, we know we know it's. Problem. And so their decision. She must have known this at the time. She's Ray cagey decision was why do why is in windows. So it's a special version Lennox Colonel at Microsoft, it's actually fairly old version the links kernel that Microsoft's going to modify to fit well within windows. I'm gonna go out on a limb. I think. Build twenty twenty-five. My Christmas is just going to say just say, and now windows is Lennox.
"christina warren" Discussed on Mac Power Users
"I have like enterprise max -perience now, I like us into sometimes and know the. Pains and pleasures of trying to print from corporate printers as a MAC user interface environment, which I hadn't really had before. So. Glad to always be back and to talk with you both. All right. So Christina Warren year over at Microsoft at any place on Twitter or in worship people go if they want to keep up with you say you want to follow me on Twitter, Instagram, whatever at film underscore, girl. I tweet a lot usually about pop culture in tech things and some other stuff. My Instagram is also film underscore girl. If you wanna see the videos that I do at work, go to YouTube dot com slash Microsoft developer. I have a really fun show that I do every week called this beacon channel nine where I like to wear nerdy shirts every week. And I actually think it's a pretty good show. It's an overview kind of, you know, tech developer Centric news. And I obviously a co host on rocket on on this very network on really FM I recommend everybody who's into Instagram follow Christina because she does so much travel that she put some great pictures up. It's always enjoy your stories when you're on the road to hope. Hopefully, I'll be looking at Milan Milan to. Yes. Yes. You definitely. Well, you definitely will. All right. So we're the MAC power users. You can find his over at relay Donna him slash NPR news, Stephen working folks, find you five twelve pixels dot net. All right. I'm over at max, Burke dot com, I'm gonna put a shout out from my Instagram account to I've been doing a lot more of that lately. I'm at mex- barky, I'm Instagram. If you want to follow me there. Hope you enjoyed I had a lot of fun last week. I went to the Phnom show and a bunch of pictures of me playing saxophone and just kind of good times and Stephen d do Instagram. I do I'm over there as Stephen M Hackett. All right. We'll check that out. Thank you to our sponsors. However, Luna display smile when one password and thank you again, Christina for coming in sharing your time with us today so much for having me. All right. We'll see all next week..
All the rumors and leaks surrounding the 2019 iPad and iPad mini 5
"About a new ipad mini coming out. And apple has pro in two sizes. They have the eleven inch and the twelve point nine inch. And they have a nine point seven inch ipad non-pro and the rumor is the ipad mini is also going to be a non-pro know, you'll have a nine point seven in Japan. Many non-pro nine point seven point nine and nine point seven non pros eleven and twelve point nine pros. And part of the reason that I had pro I think can get more expensive and more day. She's is that you have these other ipads that are getting slush expensive. So yes, it sucks. The ipad. Pro is. Seven hundred bucks now. But hey, look at how cheap the regular ipad is getting and I would love apple to do that with phones. So instead of people saying the the ten and the tennis and the tennis max so expensive go even lower than the tower. Have like have the have a ten are at the iphone e size and ten are that slightly bigger and have to separate phone lines one that you can let get expensive because the other one is is more budget friendly every time, right? Yeah. Yeah. Just kind of mixing it up. So that people have difference like financial categories have the option of going all in with the most expensive or choosing something that's more budget friendly. But still a great phone. I think the the reason I ended up switching over to ten last year. And now tennis this year. Instead of keeping the is that it's it's three years old. There's there's no denying the camera. If I yeah. If I didn't work in industry that I work in I would still be using an essay because that that would have that satisfies all of my needs. But because I have to kind of be on top of the most the most current kind of technological things. I switched over to ten because it was the most comfortable phone that apple had made since SE. So this, you know, six plus seven plus eight plus were not they were uncomfortable for me. I didn't like them and the the ten when I got it. I even thought, you know, try for a few months, but I'll probably switch back to ESI and fit in my hand better. It's still a little too big. But it certainly much closer to to the than any of the other ones in that that point I just needed to switch so Georgia, Christina Warren. He'll go, you know, what they're maxing. It really is a tiny. I used to hands. Don't you? Judge me. I don't use two hands. I use one hand. I just that's the way I do it. So for me, I totally respect that. Team nature and and community that sort of based around because I see people quite a bit actually talk about their love of those smaller screen devices.
"christina warren" Discussed on Rocket
"Series on on chris christie okay christina warren let me see what comes up i think i owned them all you might yeah not not quite all of them oh i could get my christina warren dot com ha i like that one i my christina warren see when i when i typed in your name it said searching for the next your next great idea and i was like yeah christina warren is migrate idea okay okay okay let's see so we want her to be a politician right i could get christina warren dot pro that would indicate professional i could get you're seeing a warren dot co which should make her business later which our country loves totally iger christina warren dot photo and then i could just put on the website not not a now you would expect because she's not a photographer just one photo of christina okay i like that yeah it's kinda it's minimalist is what it like this is so and of course christina warren dot club which is for your like cool subscriber like these this is the sacred girl that you get this is your password protected website that you give to the people who really really support you as christina warren dot club 'cause like go fishing warned technology this perfect okay i wonder if i can get anything to do with congress 'cause that that's kind of like its own thing i'm looking though i'm looking salsa conference dot com that's totally unrelated but i'm freaking into it.
"christina warren" Discussed on This Week in Tech
"It's time for twit this week in take christina warren joins oh dr owned jj stone in the and thompson got lots to talk about our video games to blame for the florida shooting the drone that caused a helicopter crash the end of facebook and an amazing deal for a show runner at net flakes as long as he doesn't have to put mickey mouse in stranger things it's all coming up next onto it ruled that net gas gains from people you trust this is tweets bandwidth for this week in tech is provided by cash fly at sea a c h e f l y dot com this is twit this week in tech episode 654 recorded sunday february eight t 2018 by by mr aajit pie as we get tech is brought to you by wordpress make wordpresscom your online home plan started his four dollars a month but a wordpresscomtim twit to get 15 percent off your brand new website today and by blue apron the number one fresh ingredients recipe delivery service in the country check out this week's menu and get thirty dollars off your first order with free shipping by going to blueaproncomgordon twit and by rocket mortgage from quickenloans polled plays a big role in your life that's why quicken loans created rocket mortgage it lets you apply simply and understand the entire mortgage process fully so you could be confident you're getting the right mortgage for you get started at rocket mortgage dot com slash twit too.