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Tag: Community

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 Twenty Seven: Belong; Snow Crashing (9); Humans As A Service

0.0 Station Ident 45 minutes of near-silent swooshing in a black car from home to Manchester Airport and then suddenly being surrounded by something that’s best described as a mess of people. Not a throng of people, but more a spill, hastily mopped up, the equivalent of wads of paper towel attempting to force them […]

Episode Eighty Four: Day One; Google Everything

0.0 Station Ident I write this at n thousand feet at x speed, on my way down to San Francisco for interesting meetings and O’Reilly Solid, of which there seems to be enough palpable excitement around for it to feel just a little bit like the O’Reilly ETech when it was good, which was the […]

Episode Three: Happy Birthday and Connections

1. Happy Birthday, Macintosh In case you missed it, Friday 24th January was the 30th Anniversary[1] of the Apple Mac. Apple celebrated with more of a new direction for what they’re doing on the web with what could only really be described as a classic celebration of thirty years of what kicked off the personal […]