Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Weekday Newsletter

Month: May, 2014

Episode Ninety Two: Continued Disruption; Snow Crashing (7); Edge of Tomorrow

0.0 Station Ident I spent a pretty good morning with the internet’s Evan Cordes working on a secret project that I think I used to have a code-name for, but have probably forgotten. Which means it’s really secure. The afternoon was taken up with playing with my son in the water and finding out that […]

Episode Ninety One: Disruption; Supply Chains; The Good Bit

0.0 Station Ident I’m readjusting to life with family. And on top of that I’m finally getting back into videogames. But anyway, on with the show. 1.0 Disruption Bear with me on this one, it’s really thinking out loud and thoroughly unresearched. First, some data points: – Uber obviously wants to replace all of its […]

Episode Ninety: Supply Chain Management For Seven Billion; Too Early; WATCH_DOGS

0.0 Station Ident Wife and son get home tonight, plus I have a man date to go see an early screening of All You Need Is Kill, er, I mean, TOM CRUISE’S EDGE OF TOMORROW, which by all accounts should be fun. One of the things I talked about with my therapist today was the […]

Episode Eighty Nine: Yet More Smarts; The Continued Tyranny; A Different Kind Of Overload

0.0 Station Ident I’ve been back in Portland for about 24 hours and the panic has only just set in a little bit. First is that there are a whole bunch of threads that I need to pull on and constantly manage in terms of what I’m going to do next, and all I know […]

Episode Eighty Eight: Smarts; The Real Internet

0.0 Station Ident I’m writing this again at about 20k feet on the way back home to Portland from San Francisco. It’s been a long, crazy week, one capped off with meetings that feel like they’ve been interesting and productive. So fingers crossed there. 1.0 Smarts I woke up this morning to the news – […]