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Merlin Mann returns to the show for a Thanksgiving-week holiday spectacular. Topics include the history of Markdown, nerding out with Keyboard Maestro, kids today and the computers they want to use, caring about idiomatic native UI design, a look back at last year's election, and more.
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- Various apps mentioned during the show:
- Apple Support technote documenting standard Mac text editing keyboard shortcuts.
- [Reconcilable Differences #65](https://www.relay.fm/rd/65 “Reconcilable Differences #65: The Mustard of My Father - Relay FM”) — Merlin and John Siracusa talking about Steam.
- The Elements of Eloquence — the book that explains the implicit rules of adjective order in English.
- Dr. Drang on Excel.
- Last year’s day-after-the-election “Holiday Party” episode.
- PredictIt — Website where you can gamble on election and political predictions.
- Max Temkin’s US Politics Twitter list.
This episode of The Talk Show was edited by Caleb Sexton.
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