8 episodes

I'm a compulsive creator (words, images, videos, podcasts). It's not always an easy journey, but it is a rewarding one. The podcast is all about sharing some thoughts about my experience as a creator.

Thoughts and Tribulations of a Compulsive Creator JF Martin

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I'm a compulsive creator (words, images, videos, podcasts). It's not always an easy journey, but it is a rewarding one. The podcast is all about sharing some thoughts about my experience as a creator.

    Episode 06 — Wrapping Up 2023

    Episode 06 — Wrapping Up 2023

    It’s time to wrap up 2023! In this last podcast episode for the year😌, I reflect on twelve months of creative work. It was a busy year😅👨🏻‍💻, and I’m grateful for all of it.🙏🏻

    Links to some of the things I’m referring to:


    Bye Bye WordPress — Hello (Again) Ghost
    My Creator Workflow
    My Creator toolset
    Craft templates for sale on Gumroad
    Celebrating and Reflecting on my 30 Years Career in IT

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    Episode 05 — Sometimes It’s Better to Say No

    Episode 05 — Sometimes It’s Better to Say No

    The timing was right, and the target was well-defined, but the potential traction was far from guaranteed. Would this project be worth all the effort? Someone said: for every yes, there are a thousand no. After many weeks of thought and pondering, I decided against doing a unique project.

    Link:
    The Apple Rumors Hub

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    Episode 04 — Did You Know?

    Episode 04 — Did You Know?

    Inspired by a recent podcast episode where Martin Feld interviewed John Gruber, for this fourth podcast episode, I decided to talk about my early years as a blogger.

    Links:


    Really Specific Stories podcast: https://pca.st/pcp6rwjs
    Interview with John Gruber episode: https://pca.st/i0xdkxfh, his announcement on his blog: https://daringfireball.net/linked/2023/09/20/really-specific-stories-yours-truly
    A reply to John Gruber about his interview: https://micro.blog/numericcitizen/23822941
    Search for the “BuildingiPhoneApps” keyword on the internet archive for a glimpse of my very first blog, and locate 2010 and beyond on the timeline.

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    Episode 03 — I'm Excited and Stressed

    Episode 03 — I'm Excited and Stressed

    This week, Apple will release its latest iPhone models. I’m excited. It will be an exercise of balance between news consumption, analysis and writing. It’s the perfect mix for a stressful week. 😟 Learn why in this podcast episode.

    Links


    My iPhone 11 Pro review: “From iPhone 7 to iPhone 11 Pro: The Return of Delights”
    My iPhone 13 Pro review: “Upgrading From the iPhone 11 Pro to iPhone 13 Pro — the Love Story Continues”

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    Episode 02 — I’m an Iterative Type of Guy

    Episode 02 — I’m an Iterative Type of Guy

    While writing my next edition of the Friday Notes newsletter (#107), I realized that writing has never been a one-stretch thing for me. It takes countless writing iterations before getting things done. In this episode, I share my anxieties 😰 about writing in general ✍🏻. Plus, a few words about my expectations for the upcoming Apple Event “Wonderlust”! 👀 Links Jean-Louis Gassée’s “Monday Note” newsletter https://mondaynote.com/. Be Inc: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Be_Inc.

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    Episode 01 — This Is Not a Drill!

    Episode 01 — This Is Not a Drill!

    Bad weather 🌧️ means time to the coffee shop for creative work ☕ 👨🏻‍💻 on my next YouTube video about Craft YouTube Integration. I paid a visit to the Apple Store to get my iPhone screen replaced 🛠️. I came out without a replacement; learn why in this episode available on Apple’s Podcast. 👀

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