Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Tag: Quantified Self

Episode One Hundred: Taking Stock; And The New

0.0 Station Ident It’s a nice sunny day back in Portland, Oregon and I’m sat in Kenny and Zuke’s about to devour an meatball sub. I took my son out to the library for storytime and we had a funtimes sticking things to the window and generally walking around (he walks now! It happened a […]

Episode Ninety Seven: That Most Killer Of Deals; Need To Know

0.0 Station Ident I got a bunch of notes back about what I wrote the other day about my depression. I don’t really mind writing about it, and I think it’s a tragedy that more people don’t understand how someone can look fine on the outside but really not be on the inside. And in […]

Episode Thirty Three: BBC Heaven; Shorts

1.0 BBC Heaven In a past life, I used to do a fair amount of work with broadcasters and tv production companies. The company I founded with my brother, Six to Start, got its, ahem, start doing work for the BBC and Channel 4, two public (read: state-owned, non-commercial) broadcasters in the UK. There’s something […]

Episode Fourteen: The Inevitable Apple TV Episode and Algorithmically Induced Sadness

1. The Inevitable Apple TV Episode So, a couple of things that actually prompt a reckon about Apple and televisions, as opposed to the usual breathless wanking over them shipping an integrated display or whatnot. Item the first: a new Apple TV hardware identifier has been found in developer iOS 7 bundles[1], with a bump […]