Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Newsletter

Month: February, 2015

Episode One Hundred and Ninety Nine: Just No; Don’t Do That, Either; Seeing Like The Internet 

0.0 Sitrep I started writing this on Thursday, 26 February, 2015. 1.0 Just No There are friends of mine who remind me that a) I don’t work in advertising any more, b) I don’t have to think about advertising any more and c) the problems of advertising, and that advertising agencies have, are nothing that […]

Episode One Hundred And Ninety Eight: What Apple Is 

0.0 Sitrep 12:38pm, lunchtime, with a couple slices of pizza on Wednesday 25 February, 2015. 1.0 What Apple Is For what it’s worth, I think I finally have an unsolicited opinion about all this business about whether Apple is making a car or not. Trying to untangle the thought process here, I think somewhere in […]

Episode One Hundred and Ninety Seven: Smarts; Odds

0.0 Sitrep 12:55am, Wednesday 25 February. I should be asleep. I don’t really want to talk about why I’m awake, suffice to say that there are at least two reasons, neither of which, in the grand scheme of things, are things to be worried about, and of which one is probably something that hopefully in […]

Episode One Hundred and Ninety Six: Noticings; Insecure; No Jobs But What We Make

0.0 Sitrep Monday 23 February 2015, 8:15pm. I had two wisdom teeth out on Friday morning: general anaesthetic, not even counting back from ten and the next thing I remember is waking up in the same dentist’s chair with a whole bunch of gauze in my mouth before being slowly bundled into a car and […]

Episode One Hundred and Ninety Five: 

0.0 Sitrep 7:06pm, in the basement in the work cave, stood in front of the giant Thunderbolt display on a weeknight after a decidedly “meh” day at work. The kind of day where you kind of get things done but there isn’t just any oomph and lots of things just *happen* to your work diary. […]