MacVoices #23225: MacVoices Live! – Photo Scanning And Car Systems Security (3)

The MacVoices Live! of panel Chuck JoinerDavid GinsburgEric BoldenJim ReaJeff GametWeb Bixby, and Brian Flanigan-Arthurs finishes off this session with two topics: the preservation of family photos and the security of Ford vehicles. The importance of safeguarding legacy photos in a time of multiple natural disasters is stressed, along with some recommendations for scanning and archiving in the cloud. Using Ford’s recent statement about a software vulnerability, the panel discuss concerns over the integration of entertainment systems with critical vehicle functions, reflecting on past hacking incidents in the automotive industry. The episode concludes with an exploration of modern library services, underlining their evolving role in communities beyond traditional offerings. (Part 3) 

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Show Notes:


0:01:22 Security Concerns with Car Manufacturers and Infotainment Systems
0:09:31 GM’s Solution: Develop an App for CarPlay Environment
0:11:20 Frustration with Multiple User Interfaces in Different Cars
0:12:15 CarPlay Limitations on Honda’s Infotainment System
0:15:09 The joy and nostalgia of digitizing photos
0:16:28 Epson’s convenient scanner for digitizing piles of photos
0:16:56 Efficient Solution: Metadata vs Sending to Service
0:17:50 Time-consuming process of scanning and organizing photos
0:19:03 Using Legacy Box for digitizing old slides
0:20:41 Libraries as a resource for photo digitization and telescopes
0:22:10 Libraries Evolving: The Future of Libraries
0:23:30 Discovering the Hidden Gems of Local Libraries
0:24:54 Connect with Webb Bixby on Twitter at @WebBixby.
0:25:54 Jim Ray, the developer with great software for goat milk.
0:27:15 Eric Bolden is blamed, where to connect with him.
0:27:35 Behind the Scenes at the Farm Show
0:29:02 Join the Mac voices community for exclusive content


Epson Workforce ES-400 II Color Duplex Desktop Document Scanner for PC and Mac, with Auto Document Feeder (ADF) and Image Adjustment Tools

Legacy Box

Libby App


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].

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]

Jim Rea built his own computer from scratch in 1975, started programming in 1977, and 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. He’s been a speaker at MacTech, MacWorld Expo and other industry conferences. Follow Jim at and via @[email protected] on Mastodon.


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