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Tag: Cities

Episode One Hundred and Thirty Six: Usborne’s Future; Phase Change; OK Google, Dismantle Barge

0.0 Station Ident A recovery day after yesterday’s travel. Fresh pancakesĀ for breakfast. New glasses. That thing with new glasses where the world is new, and presumably, that thing in a few years time where you put on the new glasses and you’re not entirely sure if you’ve just been rooted and you haven’t stepped out […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Four: When You’re Tired Of Cities

0.0 Station Ident Technically, this episode is late, because it’s being sent past midnight, which means that a newsletter episode was not sent during the 24 hour period of Tuesday July 15, 2014. But it’s my newsletter and my rules and I’m still writing one anyway. So there. We bought a new car. It has […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Three: A Continued Error; Nadella; Hypermedia

0.0 Station Ident I’m at a cafe up the road from our house after having run an innumerable run of errands today. There’s something that I’m struggling with after having had good friends come and visit over the weekend which is the thought that today’s A-list cities have peaked. Of course, I’m allowed to say […]

Episode Seventy Eight: The Pre-Post-Scarcity Economy; Cities

0.0 Station Ident The service was yesterday. In the end, I did a short speech, one I adapted from something I had written last Thursday. I have to admit, I don’t remember much of the day, now. Whether that’s because of how I was feeling or, to be honest, the preventative drugs that I’d taken […]

Episode Seventy Four: Cities; Disruptive; Still Brittle

0.0 Station Ident I’m back down at Menlo Park today, with a 4am wakeup call, a 6am flight and a long day ahead of me. So it’s a good job this couch is comfy. 1.0 Cities For starters, if I’m going to write about cities and urban planning, then it looks like I really need […]