John Siracusa


18 January 2023

1 hr 7 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

John covers his extensive history as a Mac enthusiast, web developer, writer, podcaster and lover of music and art. He also explains his transition to a fully independent career on the Internet and how he has juggled various personas, roles and fandoms over the years.

Podcast case study: Accidental Tech Podcast (producer)

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Links and Show Notes

I Was Primed 00:00:00

I Had the Cultural Context 00:08:22

Multiple ‘Me’s 00:20:13

A Childhood Dream 00:33:42

Apple Tech-nerd World 00:42:18

Repotting Myself 00:59:13


Recorded and edited by Martin Feld, using Audio Hijack and Ferrite Recording Studio

Martin’s edit in Ferrite

Original podcast theme music by Alex Canion


A Special Note

Martin is a paid subscriber of John Siracusa’s shared membership program for Accidental Tech Podcast; this did not influence any of the questions that were asked and did not place any expectations on John as a participant of this academic podcasting project.