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Tag: Moore’s Law

Episode Seventy Nine: The Internet of Safety; Invisible Technology; Like A Dog Whistle; Odds

0.0 Station Ident The sky was tuned to the colour of a violent heatmap, or, DarkSky was telling me that there was some pretty hardcore precipitation coming down. I’m still at the farm in Missouri. It’s still not quite quiet. We saw two turkeys in a field today. Calvin has taken to climbing onto what […]

Episode Seventy Eight: The Pre-Post-Scarcity Economy; Cities

0.0 Station Ident The service was yesterday. In the end, I did a short speech, one I adapted from something I had written last Thursday. I have to admit, I don’t remember much of the day, now. Whether that’s because of how I was feeling or, to be honest, the preventative drugs that I’d taken […]

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 […]

Episode Ten: My Followers, Friends and Social Objects

1. Followers and Friends It feels like there was a fork in the road a few years back (somewhere between, say, ten and five years ago) where one bunch of people building stuff gravitated around the word *friend* and another bunch of people gravitated around the word *follower*. And then, poof, ten years later, we […]