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Episode One Hundred and Forty Five: Up To Code; Science Fictional Network Security; Notes on Infrastructure; Response; 2014 (5)

0.0 Station Ident 30,000 feet again, this time on the way back to Portland from the family farm. It’s inexplicably hotter in Portland than it is in Farmland, Missouri. My son is amusing himself by running around and around in circles and saying “woah!” a lot, and I’m re-reading Constellation Games and wondering when, exactly, […]

Episode One Hundred and Forty Four: What Are The Civilian Applications?; The Way The World Works; Seeing Like A SpamSieve

0.0 Station Ident Apparently, business as usual in Ferguson literally means business as usual in all its depressing aspects. I’m holed up in Branson, MO because have you looked outside oh my god it’s so hot. 1.0 What Are The Civilian Applications? I didn’t expect to end up with Ronald Reagan as an example of […]

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 Eighty: Motion, Controlled; The Childish Myth; Odds

0.0 Station Ident Over one thousand subscribers! And it only took me 80 episodes! It’s late on Wednesday night, and I’m heading back to Portland tomorrow, sans wife and son. We had a stupid amount of good barbecue today. I can’t eat anymore, ever. 1.0 Motion, Controlled So Microsoft caved and Kinect 2 is no […]

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 […]