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Tag: Personal

Episode One Hundred and Thirty Four: 17.5; Other Newsletters Are Available; SNOWPIERCER WALKTHROUGH V12.03

0.0 Station Ident I was unlucky enough to have the kind of gorgeous, relaxing two-hour massage yesterday that meant I woke up incredibly tired and achey this morning, but all that was tempered by lunch with nice people. And having drunk All The Coffee yesterday probably didn’t help, I’ll bet. Today was difficult: not quite […]

Episode One Hundred and Thirty Three: Another Way; Bottom-Up; Oh, Is That The Time

0.0 Station Ident I’m stressed out: I have a number of phone calls to make and they’re all to do with the administrivia of life. Only, they’re not administrivia. They’re all fairly fundamental building blocks that require human intervention, they’ve thrown up exception flags that need to be caught, examined and dealt with. There is […]

Episode One Hundred and Thirty Two: Only 10%; This Hasn’t Benefitted Ordinary Lives As Such

0.0 Station Ident Earlier this year, on a whim, I’d applied to the Presidential Innovation Fellowship – a program run out of office of the White House. Given how much of a fan I am of the work that the right people, at the right place and the right time can do through an example […]

Episode One Hundred and Nineteen: Bridj Laziness; Deciding In Public; Terrible Tools

0.0 Station Ident Leaving drinks with ex-colleagues this evening, fitting toddler-escape-prevention bars to windows this afternoon. Where: fries and a Diet Coke at Tilt, melting in the sun. 1.0 Bridj Laziness Outrage of the day came late, courtesy of Bridj[1], a startup based in Boston, Massachusetts, that promises “[b]etter transit. For everyone.” which is strike […]

Episode One Hundred and Six: Meat Puppets; The Circuit

0.0 Station Ident It was eighty-ish and sunny today in Portland, which, as I explained to a friend, makes sense because I use fahrenheit when it’s hot and celsius when it’s cold to get a good spread of numbers. This also probably explains why I’m not very good at baking. I keep meeting people who’re […]