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Tag: Matt Webb

Episode Two Hundred and Four: “Everybody”; The Webb Scale; Algorithms 

0.0 Sitrep 8:36pm on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 “St. Patty’s Day” in America, which is the day all branded social media accounts turn green (and orange, I suppose) and make attempts to be culturally relevant. 1.0 “Everybody” Via a non-work-related Slack team (how many of you are doing that? Have a shoot-the-shit, non-work-related Slack team? […]

Episode One Hundred and Ninety One: When Things Listen; An Unproductive Argument; Process; Until It Turns Into Writing 

0.0 Sitrep On the way back to Portland from Louisville (Lou-uh-ville), Kentucky after having spoken on a panel on “syndicating innovation across jurisdictions in government”. My first conference in the government space (I’m not counting attending the Code for America summit last year, that was more of a throwing in at the deep end before […]

Episode One Hundred and Ninety: Translation; Drift; The Thing About Things

0.0 Sitrep 8:03pm on my flight back to Portland after having spent the week at work in San Francisco. It may well be that my newsletters essentially become things that I do on planes at this point. BUT! Still thoughts in the back of my head about *that* New York Times Farhad Manjoo piece about the […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighty Nine: Ops, Not Apps; The Internet (Of Things); Reviewing Reviewing A Year In Review 

0.0 Station Ident 7:32pm West Coast time, on a flight down to San Francisco for the week. I’ve been – uncomfortably, I think – on hiatus from the newsletter writing, and I’ve been thinking a bit about why. I’d made the decision to not write in the evenings – to leave that for family time […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighty: Web Directions South; A Thousand Songs In Your Pocket; Odds 

0.0 Sitrep 9:02am, Friday 31 October in the Seymour Centre, Sydney, Australia. I arrived in Sydney on Wednesday morning local time – having misplaced Tuesday carelessly at a speed of roughly 600 miles an hour – and now I’m sat ready for Genevieve Bell to give the second and final day’s keynote. 1.0 Web Directions […]