Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Newsletter

Tag: BBC

s3e17: Funny, I’ve always believed that the world is what we make of it 

0.0 Station Ident Tuesday 26th April, 2016 at the XOXO Outpost after having taken an hour out of the morning to go to depressingly middle-class-white-stereotypical Music Together (Hello, everybody!) class with wife and son where today’s dance party was Prince’s 1999. I’ve also managed – somehow – to continue the trend of naming newsletter episodes […]

Episode Two Hundred and Two: The Humane Calendar; Government 3.0; Digital Public Space 

0.0 Sitrep 9:32pm on Thursday, 5 March 2015. No episode yesterday – no time to write and, bluntly: I was just very tired at the end of a long day that ended late. 1.0 The Humane Calendar “It looks like you have eight back-to-back hour long meetings today. Would you like help to improve your […]

Episode One Hundred and Ninety: Translation; Drift; The Thing About Things

0.0 Sitrep 8:03pm on my flight back to Portland after having spent the week at work in San Francisco. It may well be that my newsletters essentially become things that I do on planes at this point. BUT! Still thoughts in the back of my head about *that* New York Times Farhad Manjoo piece about the […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighty: Web Directions South; A Thousand Songs In Your Pocket; Odds 

0.0 Sitrep 9:02am, Friday 31 October in the Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia. I arrived in Sydney on Wednesday morning local time – having misplaced Tuesday carelessly at a speed of roughly 600 miles an hour – and now I’m sat ready for Genevieve Bell to give the second and final day’s keynote. 1.0 Web Directions […]

Episode One Hundred and Sixty Five: They Don’t Owe You Anything; Awkwardly Specialised 

0.0 Sitrep I am covered in insect bites. Please send antihistamines. 1.0 They Don’t Owe You Anything The culmination of over ten years worth of conversations about institutions and desperately, impatiently wanting them to grasp the potential of the future, to prepare for it and to lead and instead growing up and having a major shift […]