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Daniel Jalkut

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The Bitsplitting podcast features interviews with people from the greater tech industry, with an emphasis on personal backgrounds and how each guest's philosophies have affected the arc of their career.

Latest Episodes

Season 1 Closing Message

This marks the end of the first season of Bitsplitting. After 10 episodes with 10 great guests, Daniel has decided to take a break. You can learn more about the Bitsplitting Podcast hiatus on the Bitsplitting blog. Thank you for for listening.

40 s2013 AUG 5
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Season 1 Closing Message

Episode 10: Jason Snell

Daniel is joined by Jason Snell of IDG and The Incomparable podcast. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode10.mp3 Jason is the Editorial Director at IDG, overseeing the publication of Macworld, PCWorld, and TechHive. He has previously served as the Editor in Chief for Macworld, and was a contributor to MacUser Magazine before it merged with Macworld. Jason is also a long-time fiction writer, and serves on the board of NaNoWriMo. @jsnell – Jason’s Twitter account. The Incomparable – Jason’s panel conversation podcast about various geeky topics. Snell-o-vision – Jason’s personal blog. InterText – Archives for Jason’s online fiction magazine 1991-2004. Macworld – The popular Mac and iOS-oriented print and web publication. The Magazine – The electronic magazine founded by Marco Arment and published by Glenn Fleishman. How He Met My Mother – Jason’s article for The Magazine. Chevy Corvair – The car that Jason’s mother and Daniel each owned at one time. Columbia...

75 MIN2013 JUL 20
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Episode 10: Jason Snell

Episode 9: Jean MacDonald

Daniel is joined by Jean MacDonald of App Camp For Girls. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode9.mp3 Jean is also a partner at Smile Software, makers of popular Mac and iOS applications including PDFpen and TextExpander. Additional links: @macgenie – Jean’s Twitter account Jean MacDonald – Jean’s LinkedIn profile. App Camp For Girls – Jean’s non-profit programming camp for girls. Smile Software – Jean’s software company. Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp For Girls – The music camp that helped inspire App Camp For Girls. Ladies Rock Camp – The Rock Camp spinoff for grown women. Systematic #28 – Episode of Brett Terpstra’s podcast featuring Jean. @UIPopTart – Twitter account of Natalie Osten, App Camp’s lead developer. @verso – Twitter account of Kelly Guimont, an App Camp volunteer. @maia_olson – Twitter account of Maia Olson, App Camp volunteer and Jean’s colleague at Smile. Momoko Saunders – Volunteer at App Camp and a Portland-based bike collective. Big Nerd Ran...

88 MIN2013 JUL 6
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Episode 9: Jean MacDonald

Episode 8: Marco Arment

Daniel is joined by Marco Arment of Marco.org. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode8.mp3 Marco also founded The Magazine and Instapaper, each of which he sold off earlier this year. Previously, he was the co-developer and first employee of Tumblr. Additional links: @marcoarment – Marco’s Twitter account. marco.org – Marco’s personal site. Accidental Tech Podcast – Marco’s podcast with Casey Liss and John Siracusa. I’d Tumbl For You – My October, 2008 post lamenting Tumblr’s inadequate API. Marco’s Apology – Marco responds to my blog post with a brief, professional apology. Marco’s 2006 Resume – Marco’s recent post linking to his 2006-era resume. 3-2-1 Contact – PBS program and affiliated magazine from which Marco learned Basic programming. QBasic – Microsoft’s Basic programming language. BMW Welt Delivery – Program through which Americans can purchase and pick up a new BMW car in Germany. Allegheny College – Marco’s alma mater. Phi Delta Theta Alle...

98 MIN2013 JUN 21
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Episode 8: Marco Arment

Episode 7: Buzz Andersen

Daniel is joined by software developer Buzz Andersen, who worked for Apple, Square, and Tumblr before recently founding Brooklyn Computer Club with Phillip Bowden. Previously he developed the popular Mac iPod utility PodWorks, and the groundbreaking iOS Twitter client Birdfeed. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode7.mp3 Other Links: @buzz – Buzz’s Twitter account. Sci-Fi Hi-Fi – Buzz’s main blog. Modern Classics – Buzz’s cocktail blog. Cocoa Radio – One of the earliest podcasts focused on interviewing Mac community members. Apple Employee Silence By Self – Daniel’s 2005 article whining about Buzz’s decision not to appear on Cocoa Radio. Enter Magazine – Children’s programming magazine from the Children’s Television Workshop. Rocky’s Boots – Educational game released by The Learning Company in 1982. Robot Odyssey – Programming robots with another educational game from The Learning Company. Computer Chronicles – The PBS television show about personal com...

88 MIN2013 JUN 8
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Episode 7: Buzz Andersen

Episode 6: Amanda Wixted

Daniel is joined by game developer Amanda Wixted, who was Zynga’s first iOS developer and now runs Meteor Grove Software. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode6.mp3 Amanda had the opportunity to jump straight into professional game development after graduating from college in 2005. Since then she has co-developed many successful iOS titles including Pac Man, Mafia Wars, and Farmville. Additional Links: @commanda – Amanda’s Twitter account. AmandaWixted.com – Amanda’s home page Meteor Grove Software – Amanda’s consulting and development company. Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity – Video of astronaut playing David Bowie’s song in space. Space Shuttle Challenger – The disaster-fated NASA space orbiter that Amanda’s dad was a finalist for boarding. Saudi Aramco – The Saudi oil company whose residential compound Amanda grew up on. Multi-User Dungeon – Text-based social adventure game that Amanda enjoyed as a child. Stevenson School – Amanda’s High School in Pebb...

65 MIN2013 MAY 25
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Episode 6: Amanda Wixted

Episode 5: Brent Simmons

Daniel is joined by Brent Simmons, founder of Ranchero Software. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode5.mp3 Brent is a long-time member of the independent Mac development community, serving as a role-model to many others, Daniel included. He is the original developer of both NetNewsWire and MarsEdit, and was one of the developers of Glassboard. Brent has recently returned to his indie roots, developing again under the Ranchero banner. Additional links: @brentsimmons – Brent’s Twitter account. Inessential.com – Brent’s long-time personal weblog. Identical Cousins – Brent’s software development podcast with Michael Simmons. Newark, DE – Brent’s childhood home. Free Range Kids – Hands-off parenting book and movement promoted by Lenore Skenazy. Twilight of the Idols – Book by Friedrich Nietzsche featuring the quote: “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Star Wars – The epic space adventure that captured Brent’s childhood fascination. Evergreen State Colle...

75 MIN2013 MAY 10
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Episode 5: Brent Simmons

Episode 4: John Siracusa

Daniel is joined by John Siracusa, a software engineer by day who is better known to many as a podcaster and contributor to Ars Technica. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode4.mp3 John is well known among Mac aficionados for his extensive reviews of major Mac OS X upgrades. He co-hosted 100 episodes of Hypercritical with Dan Benjamin on the 5by5 network. Most recently he’s teamed up with Marco Arment and Casey Liss to produce the Accidental Tech Podcast. Additional links: @siracusa – John’s Twitter account. Hypercritical – John’s personal technology web site. The Incomparable – Jason Snell’s roundtable podcast about geeky topics, frequently featuring John. VIC-20 – John’s first computer, the Commodore VIC-20. Don Melton Interview – Debug podcast appearance by Don Melton of Safari fame. Larry Elmore – One of John’s childhood artistic heroes. Keith Parkinson – Another of John’s childhood artistic heroes. Hypercritical – John’s original blog post on Ars T...

81 MIN2013 APR 26
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Episode 4: John Siracusa

Episode 3: Jacqui Cheng

Daniel is joined by Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode3.mp3 Jacqui is currently Senior Apple Editor for Ars Technica. She has been a contributor to the site since she was in college, and has helped the company grow from a small enthusiast site to a major component of Condé Nast’s Wired Digital Group. Links: @ejacqui – Jacqui’s Twitter acccount. Ars Technicast – Jacqui’s own podcast with her crew from Ars Technica. The Labyrinth – Podcast by Cesar Torres featuring an interview with Jacqui. Purdue College of Technology – Jacqui’s alma mater. Greyhound – The storied American bus transit company. Margaret Cho – The brilliant comic. No Kind of Work for a Grown Man – The New Disruptors interview with Glenn Fleishman and John Gruber. Good Eats – Wikipedia page for Alton Brown’s science-minded cooking show. Sponsored by Windows Azure: a scalable and secure backend for your iOS app.

80 MIN2013 APR 13
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Episode 3: Jacqui Cheng

Episode 2: Erika Hall

Daniel is joined by Erika Hall of the Mule Design Studio. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode2.mp3 Erika is director of strategy at Mule, co-host of the Running From the Law podcast, and author of the forthcoming book Just Enough Research. @mulegirl — Erika’s Twitter account. Mule Design Studio — San Francisco-based design firm co-founded by Erika. Mule Radio Syndicate — Podcasting spinoff business from Mule. Unsuck It — Mule’s compendium of douchey business jargon. @lessien — Daniel’s Twitter friend whose name he does not know. Dartmouth College — The New Hampshire school where Erika earned her degrees. Fetch — Mac-based file-transfer app originally developed at Dartmouth. Internet Meltdown Ensues — Story from Jezebel on the Adria Richards conference sexism debacle. @mike_ftw — Twitter account of Mike Monteiro, co-founder of the Mule Design Studio. Creative People Say No – The Medium article Erika mentioned about “saying no.” The Talk Show — Mule Rad...

76 MIN2013 MAR 30
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Episode 2: Erika Hall

Latest Episodes

Season 1 Closing Message

This marks the end of the first season of Bitsplitting. After 10 episodes with 10 great guests, Daniel has decided to take a break. You can learn more about the Bitsplitting Podcast hiatus on the Bitsplitting blog. Thank you for for listening.

40 s2013 AUG 5
Comments
Season 1 Closing Message

Episode 10: Jason Snell

Daniel is joined by Jason Snell of IDG and The Incomparable podcast. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode10.mp3 Jason is the Editorial Director at IDG, overseeing the publication of Macworld, PCWorld, and TechHive. He has previously served as the Editor in Chief for Macworld, and was a contributor to MacUser Magazine before it merged with Macworld. Jason is also a long-time fiction writer, and serves on the board of NaNoWriMo. @jsnell – Jason’s Twitter account. The Incomparable – Jason’s panel conversation podcast about various geeky topics. Snell-o-vision – Jason’s personal blog. InterText – Archives for Jason’s online fiction magazine 1991-2004. Macworld – The popular Mac and iOS-oriented print and web publication. The Magazine – The electronic magazine founded by Marco Arment and published by Glenn Fleishman. How He Met My Mother – Jason’s article for The Magazine. Chevy Corvair – The car that Jason’s mother and Daniel each owned at one time. Columbia...

75 MIN2013 JUL 20
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Episode 10: Jason Snell

Episode 9: Jean MacDonald

Daniel is joined by Jean MacDonald of App Camp For Girls. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode9.mp3 Jean is also a partner at Smile Software, makers of popular Mac and iOS applications including PDFpen and TextExpander. Additional links: @macgenie – Jean’s Twitter account Jean MacDonald – Jean’s LinkedIn profile. App Camp For Girls – Jean’s non-profit programming camp for girls. Smile Software – Jean’s software company. Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp For Girls – The music camp that helped inspire App Camp For Girls. Ladies Rock Camp – The Rock Camp spinoff for grown women. Systematic #28 – Episode of Brett Terpstra’s podcast featuring Jean. @UIPopTart – Twitter account of Natalie Osten, App Camp’s lead developer. @verso – Twitter account of Kelly Guimont, an App Camp volunteer. @maia_olson – Twitter account of Maia Olson, App Camp volunteer and Jean’s colleague at Smile. Momoko Saunders – Volunteer at App Camp and a Portland-based bike collective. Big Nerd Ran...

88 MIN2013 JUL 6
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Episode 9: Jean MacDonald

Episode 8: Marco Arment

Daniel is joined by Marco Arment of Marco.org. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode8.mp3 Marco also founded The Magazine and Instapaper, each of which he sold off earlier this year. Previously, he was the co-developer and first employee of Tumblr. Additional links: @marcoarment – Marco’s Twitter account. marco.org – Marco’s personal site. Accidental Tech Podcast – Marco’s podcast with Casey Liss and John Siracusa. I’d Tumbl For You – My October, 2008 post lamenting Tumblr’s inadequate API. Marco’s Apology – Marco responds to my blog post with a brief, professional apology. Marco’s 2006 Resume – Marco’s recent post linking to his 2006-era resume. 3-2-1 Contact – PBS program and affiliated magazine from which Marco learned Basic programming. QBasic – Microsoft’s Basic programming language. BMW Welt Delivery – Program through which Americans can purchase and pick up a new BMW car in Germany. Allegheny College – Marco’s alma mater. Phi Delta Theta Alle...

98 MIN2013 JUN 21
Comments
Episode 8: Marco Arment

Episode 7: Buzz Andersen

Daniel is joined by software developer Buzz Andersen, who worked for Apple, Square, and Tumblr before recently founding Brooklyn Computer Club with Phillip Bowden. Previously he developed the popular Mac iPod utility PodWorks, and the groundbreaking iOS Twitter client Birdfeed. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode7.mp3 Other Links: @buzz – Buzz’s Twitter account. Sci-Fi Hi-Fi – Buzz’s main blog. Modern Classics – Buzz’s cocktail blog. Cocoa Radio – One of the earliest podcasts focused on interviewing Mac community members. Apple Employee Silence By Self – Daniel’s 2005 article whining about Buzz’s decision not to appear on Cocoa Radio. Enter Magazine – Children’s programming magazine from the Children’s Television Workshop. Rocky’s Boots – Educational game released by The Learning Company in 1982. Robot Odyssey – Programming robots with another educational game from The Learning Company. Computer Chronicles – The PBS television show about personal com...

88 MIN2013 JUN 8
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Episode 7: Buzz Andersen

Episode 6: Amanda Wixted

Daniel is joined by game developer Amanda Wixted, who was Zynga’s first iOS developer and now runs Meteor Grove Software. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode6.mp3 Amanda had the opportunity to jump straight into professional game development after graduating from college in 2005. Since then she has co-developed many successful iOS titles including Pac Man, Mafia Wars, and Farmville. Additional Links: @commanda – Amanda’s Twitter account. AmandaWixted.com – Amanda’s home page Meteor Grove Software – Amanda’s consulting and development company. Chris Hadfield’s Space Oddity – Video of astronaut playing David Bowie’s song in space. Space Shuttle Challenger – The disaster-fated NASA space orbiter that Amanda’s dad was a finalist for boarding. Saudi Aramco – The Saudi oil company whose residential compound Amanda grew up on. Multi-User Dungeon – Text-based social adventure game that Amanda enjoyed as a child. Stevenson School – Amanda’s High School in Pebb...

65 MIN2013 MAY 25
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Episode 6: Amanda Wixted

Episode 5: Brent Simmons

Daniel is joined by Brent Simmons, founder of Ranchero Software. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode5.mp3 Brent is a long-time member of the independent Mac development community, serving as a role-model to many others, Daniel included. He is the original developer of both NetNewsWire and MarsEdit, and was one of the developers of Glassboard. Brent has recently returned to his indie roots, developing again under the Ranchero banner. Additional links: @brentsimmons – Brent’s Twitter account. Inessential.com – Brent’s long-time personal weblog. Identical Cousins – Brent’s software development podcast with Michael Simmons. Newark, DE – Brent’s childhood home. Free Range Kids – Hands-off parenting book and movement promoted by Lenore Skenazy. Twilight of the Idols – Book by Friedrich Nietzsche featuring the quote: “Without music, life would be a mistake.” Star Wars – The epic space adventure that captured Brent’s childhood fascination. Evergreen State Colle...

75 MIN2013 MAY 10
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Episode 5: Brent Simmons

Episode 4: John Siracusa

Daniel is joined by John Siracusa, a software engineer by day who is better known to many as a podcaster and contributor to Ars Technica. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode4.mp3 John is well known among Mac aficionados for his extensive reviews of major Mac OS X upgrades. He co-hosted 100 episodes of Hypercritical with Dan Benjamin on the 5by5 network. Most recently he’s teamed up with Marco Arment and Casey Liss to produce the Accidental Tech Podcast. Additional links: @siracusa – John’s Twitter account. Hypercritical – John’s personal technology web site. The Incomparable – Jason Snell’s roundtable podcast about geeky topics, frequently featuring John. VIC-20 – John’s first computer, the Commodore VIC-20. Don Melton Interview – Debug podcast appearance by Don Melton of Safari fame. Larry Elmore – One of John’s childhood artistic heroes. Keith Parkinson – Another of John’s childhood artistic heroes. Hypercritical – John’s original blog post on Ars T...

81 MIN2013 APR 26
Comments
Episode 4: John Siracusa

Episode 3: Jacqui Cheng

Daniel is joined by Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode3.mp3 Jacqui is currently Senior Apple Editor for Ars Technica. She has been a contributor to the site since she was in college, and has helped the company grow from a small enthusiast site to a major component of Condé Nast’s Wired Digital Group. Links: @ejacqui – Jacqui’s Twitter acccount. Ars Technicast – Jacqui’s own podcast with her crew from Ars Technica. The Labyrinth – Podcast by Cesar Torres featuring an interview with Jacqui. Purdue College of Technology – Jacqui’s alma mater. Greyhound – The storied American bus transit company. Margaret Cho – The brilliant comic. No Kind of Work for a Grown Man – The New Disruptors interview with Glenn Fleishman and John Gruber. Good Eats – Wikipedia page for Alton Brown’s science-minded cooking show. Sponsored by Windows Azure: a scalable and secure backend for your iOS app.

80 MIN2013 APR 13
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Episode 3: Jacqui Cheng

Episode 2: Erika Hall

Daniel is joined by Erika Hall of the Mule Design Studio. http://bitsplitting.org/wp-content/podcasts/Episode2.mp3 Erika is director of strategy at Mule, co-host of the Running From the Law podcast, and author of the forthcoming book Just Enough Research. @mulegirl — Erika’s Twitter account. Mule Design Studio — San Francisco-based design firm co-founded by Erika. Mule Radio Syndicate — Podcasting spinoff business from Mule. Unsuck It — Mule’s compendium of douchey business jargon. @lessien — Daniel’s Twitter friend whose name he does not know. Dartmouth College — The New Hampshire school where Erika earned her degrees. Fetch — Mac-based file-transfer app originally developed at Dartmouth. Internet Meltdown Ensues — Story from Jezebel on the Adria Richards conference sexism debacle. @mike_ftw — Twitter account of Mike Monteiro, co-founder of the Mule Design Studio. Creative People Say No – The Medium article Erika mentioned about “saying no.” The Talk Show — Mule Rad...

76 MIN2013 MAR 30
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Episode 2: Erika Hall
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