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s5e01: Fully Connected, Feed Forward

0.0 Station Ident Last episode looked like as good a place as any to do a season break (even though it might not have been planned). So here we are at the beginning-ish of a new academic year, within spitting distance of Halloween and your usual Western pagan ceremonies. 1.0 Fully Connected, Feed Forward This […]

s4e14: The City Was Connected 

0.0 Station Ident I am, as they say, “between things” at the moment, which is its own set of opportunities and, uh, the opposite of what an opportunity is.Because I am between things and because I like to type things and start things that may or may not be finished or concluded in any way […]

s4e13: A future of working 

0.0 Station Ident 12:40pm on Friday during a lunch break, in the middle of doing some sort of writing. This particular set of writing – typing for coins, as some of my friends have once described it – has at its goal changing the way a group of people do things from one way (unsurprisingly, given […]

s4e12: End of Process 

0.0 Station ident Thursday, 13 April 2017. Today is the day that I formally discovered the composer Max Richter, whose work I’d encountered in bits and pieces (the first Netflix season of Black Mirror, parts of Arrival) but it wasn’t until I was out having tea this morning that his album Infra hit me with […]

s4e11: We need to talk about algorithms 

0.0 Station Ident 7:56am on Wednesday 12 April 2017, and I’ve made a mistake – I am over an hour and a half early for an appointment. This is less than ideal for reasons of family and household logistics, but I suppose I’m here and there’s not much I can do about it now. Now’s probably as […]