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Tag: Andy Baio

Episode One Hundred and Sixty Two: The Difficult Third Album

0.0 Sitrep 11:03pm on a Monday, the Monday after the three-day XOXO Festival. Very tired. 1.0 The Difficult Third Album This is the third year I’ve been to XOXO[1], the self-billed “experimental festival celebrating independently-produced art and technology,” put on by Andys McMillan[2]¬†and Baio[3]. I think a good description of XOXO is that it celebrates […]

Episode One Hundred and Sixty One: Ecks Oh, Ecks Oh; Just In Time

0.0 Sitrep The first day of XOXO – the Social part. 8:06pm, at home, not being DJ’d to by Anil Dash. My turn – by choice – with our son tonight. A quite night. Tomorrow will be brain exploding. 1.0 Ecks Oh, Ecks Oh There’s a certain kind of person who gets to see their […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighteen: The Material (5) – What It Wants; Transmedia Is Dead!

0.0 Station Ident Robin Sloan would be proud – this is the first time I’ve written one of these from inside a library. The wi-fi is good and I’m only slightly killing myself by sitting down instead of building a standing desk. There’s more NOSTROMO BLACK this week as well as whole bunch of other […]

Episode Seventy Five: The Sustainable Web; TaskRabbit; Airbnb; Cities

0.0 Station Ident I’m back in Portland, but I don’t know how long for. But it’s 70 and sunny (yes, I’ve gone native in fahrenheit, but I maintain: fahrenheit for hotness, celsius for coldness). 1.0 The Sustainable Web So Andy Baio had a nice surprise for us all today when he announced the return of […]