Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Weekday Newsletter

Tag: Publishing

Episode One Hundred and Forty: Relentless; Tech And Media, Not Or; 2014

0.0 Station Ident It’s hot again here in Portland (beingĀ aboutĀ 96 degrees fahrenheit and about 35.5 degrees c at nearly 7pm in the evening. This, to be clear, is wholly unreasonable). I started off the day with mild panic thanks to the usual freakout I have before a talk: this one at Cascadia Ruby, where I […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Two: A Real Hunger; Will The Real Blue Ant; A Category Error

0.0 Station Ident I’m in the basement, a particularly American pursuit (they’re like sheds here, I guess – or the garage), from which I’ve hollowed out a small space with enough power, USB and close enough to the wifi router that I can hole up and write, think and generally sit before I get on […]

Episode One Hundred and Twelve: Probationary Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Blog Unbundled; A World of Connected Objects

0.0 Station Ident I’m an hour out of getting back to Portland for the weekend before I inevitably end up going back down to the Bay Area on Monday. I miss my son dearly – he’s taken to walking around and putting things in other things, just the mere concept of walking around while carrying […]

Episode Eighty Four: Day One; Google Everything

0.0 Station Ident I write this at n thousand feet at x speed, on my way down to San Francisco for interesting meetings and O’Reilly Solid, of which there seems to be enough palpable excitement around for it to feel just a little bit like the O’Reilly ETech when it was good, which was the […]

Episode Eighty Two: The Next Big Thing In Drugs; As If You Needed Another NYT Opinion; Experience This; The Value Of The Thing

0.0 Station Ident I write later than usual today, for reasons that will probably become clear next week. I didn’t do too well yesterday: in the house, on my own, kind of passively-aggressively playing Resogun and shooting all the things with the cat beside me. It’s one of the things that I’ve learned – and […]