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Tag: Snow Crash

s2e11: Bob Rife Is Real; Digital Secure Confusion 

0.0 Sitrep Wednesday, July 29, 2015 and it is hot in Portland again. Cut it out, Portland. 1.0 Bob Rife Is Real So in Snow Crash (spoilers, but at this point, *really*), L. Bob Rife is a sort of fictional Ted-Turner-slash-Bill-Gates (ie: regular 20th century broadcast communications magnate who commands the media through which the majority […]

Episode One Hundred and Forty Three: Email; Snow Crashing (10); 2014 (4)

0.0 Station Ident I’m in Branson, Missouri, on an extended family road-trip, visiting in-laws and newborn cousins. Family is milling around me, grilling chicken and corn, and a ten year old is showing me Lego Marvel Super Heroes.  Branson is in Southern Missouri, about a four-hour drive from Ferguson, Missouri, which you might have heard of. […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Three: A Continued Error; Nadella; Hypermedia

0.0 Station Ident I’m at a cafe up the road from our house after having run an innumerable run of errands today. There’s something that I’m struggling with after having had good friends come and visit over the weekend which is the thought that today’s A-list cities have peaked. Of course, I’m allowed to say […]

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 Two: Continued Disruption; Snow Crashing (7); Edge of Tomorrow

0.0 Station Ident I spent a pretty good morning with the internet’s Evan Cordes working on a secret project that I think I used to have a code-name for, but have probably forgotten. Which means it’s really secure. The afternoon was taken up with playing with my son in the water and finding out that […]