Things That Have Caught My Attention

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s3e07: Patterns in the noise 

0.0 Station Ident /* ** COGNITIVE WARNING ** THERE ARE NO APRIL FOOLS IN THIS EPISODE */ 2:42pm on Friday April 1st, also known as That Day Google Reminded Everyone How The Team Running Gmail Is Socially Inept[1], h/t Andy Baio[2]. It’s sunny outside in Portland again, there’s hardly any clouds and I’m floating at […]

s2e16: Battlesuits; Simulations and Puppyslugs; Scratchpad 

0.0 Sitrep   Monday, August 10, 2015. I didn’t write on Wednesday or Thursday last week. Wednesday because I was taking a Proper Holiday which meant not even writing a newsletter after having been away from home for a few days for Foocamp and work, Thursday because it go to the evening and I was […]

s2e09: The Puppyslugs; Car Phishing; 24th Century Procurement 

0.0 Sitrep I slept for like 13 hours yesterday. And my neck still aches. 1.0 The Puppyslugs Boris Anthony (ex-Nokia HERE, ex Dopplr) recently wrote a piece called Puppyslugs ‘R Us: Part 0[1], a story about how he got a stupid (as in: not very clever) email from Xing, a European clone of LinkedIn and […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifty Two: Car!; The Robots Work For Tim Ferris; Diversity; 2014 (6)

0.0 Station Ident I started writing this yesterday morning, straight after I’d sent that day’s delayed episode. It’s 3:30pm on Thursday and I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed with the sheer amount of admin that feels like the programmer equivalent of yak-shaving: dealing with the corporate travel agent for the next two conferences I’m speaking at, […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifty One: Not That Way; Against Empathy; Just Don’t

0.0 Station Ident PDX Airport, 6:30am, another day trip down to San Francisco, this one for another Undisclosed Reason that I might or might not be able to talk about later. I didn’t manage to get this episode out last night, so I’m hoping to be able to write a quick one this morning, and […]