Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Month: August, 2015

s2e24: The Random Walk Strategy; The Wrong Way Round; Miscellanea 

0.0 Sitrep Then: Tuesday, August 25, 2015. 36k feet on the way back to Portland from a couple days in the office in San Francisco. I have a bunch of things in my newsletter notes, but they don’t really feel like anything big. At least, they don’t feel like anything big right now – maybe some […]

s2e23: Recreational Capitalism (3); Miscellanea 

0.0 Sitrep 10:21pm on Monday night after a long day in the office in San Francisco – we’re running a content strategy and training session at Code for America with Kristina Halvorsen who I think legitimately gets to claim a content strategy and writing crown. Anyway. 1.0 Recreational Capitalism (3) OK, some more thoughts about […]

s2e21: Hello babies; Post-Apocalyptic Duolingo; Recreational Capitalism

0.0 Sitrep I don’t know what to put here, so I had my slug puppy neural net shadow self prepare a few words: There is the very least something like The Next Generation Between America – I had a weak signal with the hard written about what the tweet is that it’s not a connections […]

s2e20: Dreaming of writing; Just some notes 

0.0 Sitrep I spent the weekend looking at tractors, or, rather, chasing after my son who wanted to go look at tractors. I’ve seen a lot of tractors now, lots of old ones, a few new ones, and even some tank-chairs, which are like wheelchairs but with treads and a way for you to mount […]

s2e19: Uncanny Valley; Network Du Jour; Streaking Considered Harmful

0.0 Sitrep Somewhere, in the various kinds of memory that make up this laptop, there is a model of a neural network. That neural network has been trained to read about a hundred and fifty-odd episodes of my newsletter and is trying to teach itself a) how to write English, and b) how to write […]