Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Weekday Newsletter

Tag: Economics

Episode One Hundred And Thirty Seven: Human Extinction; Let There Be Jobs

0.0 Station Ident Feeling: weird. Empty. Hiding from a house that has cleaners in it. My wife and son left this morning on a family vacation back to the farm in Missouri – there’s a steam fair(!) on, and my son being nearly a year and a half is already displaying the predictable signs of […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty One: Dark Value; The Latest Attempt; Five Eyes

0.0 Station Ident 3B to Salt Lake City, a tiny bitstream hanging off BLE to LTE connecting this laptop to the ‘net while I scribble in yet another TEXTAREA. Watching: Captain America: The Winter Soldier for the nth time, thinking about that Marvel Cinematic Universe freemium mobile MMO that’s sitting around in my head – […]

Episode One Hundred and Seven: Allies; How Does This Even; Maximum Happy Imagination

0.0 Station Ident I’ve been thinking a lot about the kind of problems that I want to solve and the ones that matter to me. And I think I’m honing in on one, but not only just the *kind* of problem, but the way that I want to solve it. A good friend gave me […]

Episode One Hundred and Six: Meat Puppets; The Circuit

0.0 Station Ident It was eighty-ish and sunny today in Portland, which, as I explained to a friend, makes sense because I use fahrenheit when it’s hot and celsius when it’s cold to get a good spread of numbers. This also probably explains why I’m not very good at baking. I keep meeting people who’re […]

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 […]