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Tag: Andy Baio

s3e07: Patterns in the noise 

0.0 Station Ident /* ** COGNITIVE WARNING ** THERE ARE NO APRIL FOOLS IN THIS EPISODE */ 2:42pm on Friday April 1st, also known as That Day Google Reminded Everyone How The Team Running Gmail Is Socially Inept[1], h/t Andy Baio[2]. It’s sunny outside in Portland again, there’s hardly any clouds and I’m floating at […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy: Small Pieces, Loosely Joined; The New Slang 

0.0 Sitrep 4:17pm in the green room at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, watching the feed of the main stage in a place where I can listen and but also talk, catch up and slowly have my brain process the stuff that it’s been absorbing over the past forty-eight-odd hours. 1.0 Small Pieces, […]

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 […]