DISCUSSED: Merlin looks at a shelf and then, for some reason, discusses it; walls and Japanese beds and jokey-sized dishwashers all benefit from wheels; life is different when you live on a boat; it's important to find the right tool for the job; some people see forests, while others see trees; Merlin performs his very good Gordon Ramsey impression; Merlin also performs his very good David Lynch impression; in Follow-Up, we learn the extremely unsatisfying reason Personal Requests weren't working on a HomePod; there is discussion of the power of Siri alongside frustrations with its poor documentation; interesting bugs are discussed; your hosts explore the similarities between good documentation and good recipes; weird comic book feet are explored; tips on good media your hosts are enjoying; and, finally, there's some rapid-fire app and scripting recommendations.
Links for this episode:
- Personal Requests not working : HomePod
"Turn off hey siri recognition on your iphone and set it up again."
- How To Control Your Apple TV with the HomePod – Shane Whatley
- My favorite shortcuts to use with my Apple TV | iMore
These shortcuts and automations are great to use with your Apple TV.
- Siri Shortcuts plus HomePod is amazing! : appletv
- Conversational Siri Shortcuts for the Smart Home! | HomeKit Siri Shortcuts for the Apple HomePod - YouTube
- Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World - Wikipedia
- Noodlesoft – Noodlesoft – Simply Useful Software
- American Gods (TV series) - Wikipedia
- Order of operations - Wikipedia
In mathematics and computer programming, the order of operations (or operator precedence) is a collection of rules that reflect conventions about which procedures to perform first in order to evaluate a given mathematical expression.
- simple machine | Examples, List, & Facts | Britannica
Simple machine, any of several devices with few or no moving parts that are used to modify motion and the magnitude of a force in order to perform work. They are the simplest mechanisms known that can use leverage (or mechanical advantage) to increase force. The simple machines are the inclined plane, lever, wedge, wheel and axle, pulley, and screw.
- Garner's Quotations: A Modern Miscellany - Kindle edition by Garner, Dwight. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ AmazonSmile.
- Coach John Wooden - Pyramid of Success - UCLA
Coach Wooden's 'Pyramid of Success' is his 15 building block initiative in the form of a pyramid. The cornerstones were Industriousness and Enthusiasm, climbing to such strived-for human traits as Intentness, Team Spirit, Poise and Confidence, all leading to the top of the pyramid to reach the ultimate goal of Competitive Greatness.
- AmazonSmile: Cover Run: The Dc Comics Art of Adam Hughes (Adam Hughes Cover to Cover) (9781401227821): Hughes, Adam: Books
- Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style - Kindle edition by Dreyer, Benjamin. Reference Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
- The 40 Worst Rob Liefeld Drawings
But he doesn't "draw" comics. Oh God, no. Just…ugh, just let me show you.
- Craft - Create Amazing Documents
Built for digital devices from the ground up, Craft brings back the joy to writing.