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Tag: Californian Ideology

Episode One Hundred And Forty Six: Not All…; Now Wear This; Uber

0.0 Station Ident Back in Portland, hiding in my corner in the basement writing this, the first time that I haven’t been looking at what’s been happening in Ferguson. Lots of meetings and phone calls, readjusting to being back in the family home, and nosing around websites having a think about strategy and communication using […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Six: Solving The Problem

0.0 Station Ident The thread, this time, is a notification from the pharmacy that our pharmacy benefit has been stopped. I pull on it, and the thread leads to our insurance provider’s website, where they happily inform me that coverage stopped over two months ago, which is patently not the case. So I check out […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifteen: Manifest Destiny; A Little Bit Desensitized; The Material (2)

0.0 Station Ident It’s hot in Portland and we don’t have a/c. So I’m melting. 1.0 Manifest Destiny There are some people who, in reaction to the Facebook emotion contagion study, have asked “how could Facebook misread the situation so badly?” At some point, you wonder: was this a misreading, or was this just in […]

1.0 This Incredible Journey A good (I hope!) friend of mine runs the Tumblr Our Incredible Journey[1] and has recently found that they’ve needed to explain[2] what, exactly an Incredible Journey is. You should go read that explanation, but the gist of it is this: The “Incredible Journey” construct is drawing attention to the now-cliche […]

Episode One Hundred: Taking Stock; And The New

0.0 Station Ident It’s a nice sunny day back in Portland, Oregon and I’m sat in Kenny and Zuke’s about to devour an meatball sub. I took my son out to the library for storytime and we had a funtimes sticking things to the window and generally walking around (he walks now! It happened a […]