Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Newsletter

Month: March, 2016

s3e06: Portions Of This Consciousness Are Copyright

0.0 Station Ident 2:19pm on Wednesday, 30th March 2016. Sat at the XOXO Outpost, where I officially start on 1 April. Christina Perri’s Human on over the headphones because the lyrics[1] about being able to turn it on and being a good machine when I have to be are words that feel true at the […]

s3e05: Not A Tightrope

0.0 Station Ident 2:19pm, sat in a grocery store cafe again with a Diet Coke and some really tasty sea salt caramel chocolate things. Queen’s I Want It All is playing on the store PA. It’s super sunny outside, no clouds at all to be seen and there’s a butterfly playing chicken in the road. […]

s3e04: Unordered List 

0.0 Station Ident Sitting in a grocery store cafe at 11:40am on Monday, 28 March 2016. 1.0 Unordered List – Confirm Shaming[1], a tumblr collection of applications/services/sites that use passive-aggressive, borderlining on actually aggressive language to make it pretty clear what the desired action is; you know the kind “Sign up for a subscription/No I’d rather […]

s3e03: Peaks and Troughs; Singletasking 

0.0 Station Ident 1:33pm on Friday 25th March 2016 at the XOXO Outpost[1] in Portland, which is happily going to be my new work home for the foreseeable future. Light music on in the background, typing at a standing desk and a Diet Coke (only the first one of the day, mind).[1] XOXO Outpost 1.0 Peaks […]

s3e02: Deep Dream for Depression; Unconscious Bias Prophylactic

0.0 Station Ident 8:45pm on Thursday, March 24th, 2016. There’s a plane flying overhead and I’m in the den in our house. No music playing, and the Safari window is full screen. Sat on the sofa, feet up on the ottoman. No distractions other than this text window. More of that later, I expect. 1.0 […]