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Tag: Ben Thompson

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 […]

s2e15: What Twitter Should Do; CXO vs CUO; Shilling 

0.0 Sitrep   12:20pm on Tuesday 4th August 2015, lunchtime at the Code for America office in San Francisco. I was walking back from lunch and thought I might do a What Dan Would Do kind of collection of things today. I’m still a bit buzzing from Foo and this whole concept of just going […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighty Three: The Thing About Brand Advertising 

0.0 Sitrep 7:50pm on a Monday night after having arrived home from Sydney yesterday. I’ve realised I have two habits: one is always going to a farm within 30 days of arriving in Australia, which requires me to be really paranoid and tick a box (first, staying on the in-laws farm before going to Perth, […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifty Nine: She Who Wears The Digital Crown; Designing Community

0.0 Station Ident 12pm on a Sunny Wednesday. Portland is putting on its glad rags for the just-over-a-thousand arriving for annual indie hug-fest XOXO, I’m sitting in a deli thinking to myself: why, with what Apple launched yesterday pundits can keep themselves in business for *years*. It’s enough to make you change your name to […]

Episode One Hundred and Ten: Stop Hitting Yourself; Fire; Beyond Thinking Computationally; Snow Crashing (8)

0.0 Station Ident NOSTROMO BLACK is calling me over to New York, so it’s a 4:30am wakeup call, breakfast at the airport and a hop, skip and a sitting in the manufactured normalcy field of seat 1A for 5 hours until arriving in the chaos that’s JFK and their taxi line. It’s also Google I/O […]