Accidental Tech Podcast

182: I Had to Reboot My Car Today

August 10, 2016118 min

John's camera hunt continues
The tradeoffs of zoom lenses
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm lens
Sony RX10 III superzoom that John probably should get, but won't
Fuji X-T2
Sony A7R II, Marco's camera
iFixit teardown
Sony A7 II, the cheaper, older one
Differences between A7 II and A7R II

Olympus OM-D E-M10, Casey's camera
Panasonic Summilux 25mm f/1.4 Micro 4/3 lens, Casey's 50mm-equivalent

The mediocrity of car infotainment systems
QNX powers BMW iDrive
Worse Products Through Software

The ARM Mac feedback that won't die
Planet of the Apps announces their advisers
Gary Vaynerchuk

Apple TV Guide
Apple launches bug bounties
The Verge's take
Tweet with picture of bounties
Securosis's take

Apple's new diversity numbers
Ending theme by Jonathan Mann
Post-show: Why podcasts aren't VBR MP3s
MP3 file structure
More on frame headers, including the Xing VBR jump table
Existing standard ID3 tags that could solve the problem, but appear not to be supported by anything:
ASPI: Not precise enough for long podcasts.
MLLT: Provides any precision level. A good candidate, but unsupported everywhere.

A VBR version of this episode with Xing and MLLT tags
Compared to the CBR version, it's 25% smaller with better quality during the theme song

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