Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Newsletter

Month: March, 2015

Episode Two Hundred and Eight: 

0.0 Sitrep I tried to start this yesterday, at around 10pm in the middle of the week’s family viewing of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (of which: the suspense! So stressful! What’s going to happen next! Why must people keep secrets?!) and in the end gave up. So here’s me trying again, on Friday, March 27, with […]

Episode Two Hundred and Seven: Seeing Like LIDAR; Hearing Like Superman; Researching Like ResearchKit 

0.0 Sitrep 8:46pm on Wednesday, March 25 2015 with thirty minutes on the clock and Shake It Off has just shuffled on. The toddler has had a fever for the past few days mainly running his mum ragged whilst I’m working – either typing for coins in the basement, or typing for coins in the […]

Episode Two Hundred and Six: Never Forget; OK, One Thing Google Apps Does; Weird Notes

 0.0 Sitrep “Siri, start the timer,” – a new experiment where I sit down and write (well, mostly write – and some formatting in a browser, of which you might have seen some opinions lately) for thirty minutes. So: 8:32pm on a Tuesday night after a day out at the new desk at the new […]

Episode Two Hundred and Five: Use Google Docs, They Said; Digital Media; Force Touch; Product + Practice

0.0 Sitrep Okay, so it’s been a while since I last wrote. Nearly a whole week! But now I’m sitting down to write again. So there’s that. 8:31pm on Monday, March 23, 2015, after having cleaned up after messy toddler dinner (the toddler was messy; we didn’t eat him messily) and done some work homework […]

Episode Two Hundred and Four: “Everybody”; The Webb Scale; Algorithms 

0.0 Sitrep 8:36pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 “St. Patty’s Day” in America, which is the day all branded social media accounts turn green (and orange, I suppose) and make attempts to be culturally relevant. 1.0 “Everybody” Via a non-work-related Slack team (how many of you are doing that? Have a shoot-the-shit, non-work-related Slack team? […]