Recorded 29th December 2019
I am joined by Nick Riley and James Ormiston (MacJim) and with no real news as such we just have a ramble around some things that come to mind as we chat.
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On this week’s show:
- @spligosh (https://twitter.com/spligosh) on Twitter very occasionally.
- Sometimes appears on Bart Busschots’ Let’s Talk Apple
- Apple patent filing involves an ‘immersive computer-generated reality experience’ (https://www.appleworld.today/blog/2019/12/27/apple-patent-filing-involves-an-immersive-computer-generated-reality-experience) https://apple.news/ARPziQGVRQAKj_FFpG7Tiyg
- Turkey unveils first fully homemade car in $3.7 billion bet on electric https://flip.it/jalT.O Will it be a turkey or a success?
- We can use plastics to change the world for the better — World Economic Forum (https://apple.news/A71ejwHJjS-GMz5KcYfWG3g)We can use plastics to change the world for the better — World Economic Forum (https://apple.news/A71ejwHJjS-GMz5KcYfWG3g) – https://apple.news/A71ejwHJjS-GMz5KcYfWG3g
- Check out the world’s first all-electric fire engine – https://flip.it/-0rtJ8
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