Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Weekday Newsletter

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Episode One Hundred and Seventeen: The Material (4); More Ways Of Seeing

0.0 Station Ident Happy 4th of July, America! I hope you’re spending it by watching something like Independence Day. We went out on a family day trip out to Bonneville Dam today – an FDR depression-era project that ended up damming pretty much everything it could dam out of the Columbia river system, established a […]

Episode One Hundred and Twelve: Probationary Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Blog Unbundled; A World of Connected Objects

0.0 Station Ident I’m an hour out of getting back to Portland for the weekend before I inevitably end up going back down to the Bay Area on Monday. I miss my son dearly – he’s taken to walking around and putting things in other things, just the mere concept of walking around while carrying […]

Episode One Hundred and Four: The New Jobs; Disrupting Bitcoin; Protect Us; The Full Stack Is Better?; Dumb Screens

0.0 Station Ident I’m writing this at the weekly 30,000 feet, perilously typing into a textarea that’s on the end of a flaky Gogo Wifi connection to the ground. Today and tomorrow are NOSTROMO BLACK days, the last bit of typing for coins and client presentation before potentially a new project opens up. NOSTROMO BLACK […]

Episode Ninety One: Disruption; Supply Chains; The Good Bit

0.0 Station Ident I’m readjusting to life with family. And on top of that I’m finally getting back into videogames. But anyway, on with the show. 1.0 Disruption Bear with me on this one, it’s really thinking out loud and thoroughly unresearched. First, some data points: – Uber obviously wants to replace all of its […]

Episode Eighty Nine: Yet More Smarts; The Continued Tyranny; A Different Kind Of Overload

0.0 Station Ident I’ve been back in Portland for about 24 hours and the panic has only just set in a little bit. First is that there are a whole bunch of threads that I need to pull on and constantly manage in terms of what I’m going to do next, and all I know […]