MacVoices #23201: MacVoices Live! – Apple Keynote Video Magic, Old iMacs, Reddit (3)

This MacVoices Live! session wraps with Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgBrian Flanagan-ArthursEric BoldenBrittany SmithGuy SerleJeff GametWeb BixbyKelly Guimont and Mark Fuccio  discussing repurposing old iMacs as monitors, Apple’s keynote video editing techniques, the ongoing situation at Reddit, and the release of the pilot episode of Apple TV+ show Silo on Twitter. (Part 3)

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Show Notes:


0:02:23 Limitations of using an iMac as a monitor
0:03:40 AstroPad’s Lunar Display: A Chat Room Discussion
0:04:23 Analyzing Apple’s Keynote Videos: A Filmmaker’s Perspective
0:06:00 YouTuber Breaks Down Slick Techniques in Apple Keynote Videos
0:06:29 Reddit: The Controversial Not Safe for Work Situation
0:07:08 Reddit users fighting back against data monetization
0:08:53 Reddit moderators threatened by the platform’s new policies
0:10:38 Reddit’s questionable decisions amidst impending IPO and data monetization
0:13:21 Frustration with YouTube as a platform choice
0:15:05 Apple TV’s strategy for promoting their shows
0:16:34 Mistake of releasing on Twitter instead of YouTube
0:17:01 Twitter and Elon Musk: An Unlikely Combination
0:19:36 The Unpaid Employees of Twitter and Apple
0:21:06 Excitement for upcoming fight between Musk and Zuckerberg


A look at the mind-blowingly clever editing techniques used in Apple keynote videos

The Morning After: Popular subreddits welcomed adult content to protest Reddit changes

Reddit threatened protesting moderators: Subreddits ‘cannot remain closed’

Apple Shares Full First Episode of Sci-Fi Show ‘Silo’ on Twitter



Web Bixby has been in the insurance business for 40 years and has been an Apple user for longer than that.You can catch up with him on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Eric Bolden is into macOS, plants, sci-fi, food, and is a rural internet supporter. You can connect with him on Twitterby email at [email protected], on Mastodon at @[email protected], and on his blog, Trending At Work.

Brian Flanigan-Arthurs is an educator with a passion for providing results-driven, innovative learning strategies for all students, but particularly those who are at-risk. He is also a tech enthusiast who has a particular affinity for Apple since he first used the Apple IIGS as a student. You can contact Brian on twitter as @brian8944. He also recently opened a Mastodon account at @[email protected].

Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at, or as a marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through Twitter, LinkedIn, or on Mastodon.

Jeff Gamet is a technology blogger, podcaster, author, and public speaker. Previously, he was The Mac Observer’s Managing Editor, and the TextExpander Evangelist for Smile. He has presented at Macworld Expo, RSA Conference, several WordCamp events, along with many other conferences. You can find him on several podcasts such as The Mac Show, The Big Show, MacVoices, Mac OS Ken, This Week in iOS, and more. Jeff is easy to find on social media as @jgamet on Twitter and Instagram, jeffgamet on LinkedIn., @[email protected] on Mastodon, and on his YouTube Channel at

David Ginsburg is the host of the weekly podcast In Touch With iOS where he discusses all things iOS, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Apple Watch, and related technologies. He is an IT professional supporting Mac, iOS and Windows users. Visit his YouTube channel at and find and follow him on Twitter @daveg65 and on Mastodon at @[email protected]

Kelly Guimont is a podcaster and friend of the Rebel Alliance. You can also hear her on The Aftershow with Mike Rose, and she still has more to say which she saves for Twitter and Mastodon.

Andrew Orr is a freelance writer and amateur photographer and Contributing Editor at AppleInsider. He loves Apple products and enjoys writing and sharing all things tech. When he’s not writing about Apple, you can often find him snapping photos with his iPhone. Follow him on Twitter or sample his musical tastes on Apple Music…if you dare.

Jim Rea has been an independent Mac developer continuously since 1984. He is the founder of ProVUE Development, and the author of Panorama X, ProVUE’s ultra fast RAM based database software for the macOS platform. Follow Jim at and via @provuejim on Twitter.

Guy Serle, best known for being one of the co-hosts of the MyMac Podcast, sincerely apologizes for anything he has done or caused to have happened while in possession of dangerous podcasting equipment. He should know better but being a blonde from Florida means he’s probably incapable of understanding the damage he has wrought. Guy is also the author of the novel, The Maltese Cube. You can follow his exploits on Twitter, catch him on Mac to the Future on Facebook, at @[email protected], and find everything at

Brittany Smith is a trained cognitive neuroscientist who provides ADD/ADHD, technology, and productivity coaching through her business, Devise and Conquer, along with companion video courses for folks with ADHD. She’s also the cofounder of The ADHD Guild, a community for nerdy folks with ADHD. She, herself, is a self-designated “well-rounded geek”. She can be found on Twitter as @addliberator, on Mastodon as @[email protected], and on YouTube with tech tips.


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