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s4e04: You can’t say no 

0.0 Station Ident Yes, the blank newsletter episode was a mis-send. Sorry about that. I’ll blame a combination of the keyboard, a lack of coffee, not being awake and the default action being send, not cancel/save. Anyway. 9:50am on Monday, February 27 2017. 1.0 You can’t say no I can’t point to the exact moment, but […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy Three: Names; The Condition 

0.0 Sitrep 8:29pm on a Monday night, and it’s inexplicably 77 degrees fahrenheit, 24 degrees celsius nearly two hours since the sun went down. I’m writing this on the new work laptop, newly named Insurrection – yes, I name my computers – which I had wanted to call Narcissus (it’s an 11in Macbook Air, the […]

Episode One Hundred and Sixty Five: They Don’t Owe You Anything; Awkwardly Specialised 

0.0 Sitrep I am covered in insect bites. Please send antihistamines. 1.0 They Don’t Owe You Anything The culmination of over ten years worth of conversations about institutions and desperately, impatiently wanting them to grasp the potential of the future, to prepare for it and to lead and instead growing up and having a major shift […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifty Nine: She Who Wears The Digital Crown; Designing Community

0.0 Station Ident 12pm on a Sunny Wednesday. Portland is putting on its glad rags for the just-over-a-thousand arriving for annual indie hug-fest XOXO, I’m sitting in a deli thinking to myself: why, with what Apple launched yesterday pundits can keep themselves in business for *years*. It’s enough to make you change your name to […]