Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Tag: User Interface

Episode Seventy Nine: The Internet of Safety; Invisible Technology; Like A Dog Whistle; Odds

0.0 Station Ident The sky was tuned to the colour of a violent heatmap, or, DarkSky was telling me that there was some pretty hardcore precipitation coming down. I’m still at the farm in Missouri. It’s still not quite quiet. We saw two turkeys in a field today. Calvin has taken to climbing onto what […]

Episode Seventy Three: Recall; ATMs; Cities

0.0 Station Ident Today was nominally a day out of office – my wife and son are back, briefly, from their trip to the family farm out in Missouri. Whilst things don’t look appreciably better out there, it felt like a good time to give them a bit of a break. So while I returned […]

Episode Thirteen: The Auto Show, Learning to Code and Niggling Thoughts

1. The Auto Show, Continued So if Twitter replies were any indication, the geek date that Matt Haughey and I took to the Portland International Auto Show where we were seduced by the BMW i3[1] caught the attention of a few people who wanted to know why, exactly, we liked it so much. So here’s […]

Episode Twelve: Attention, Star Trek and Cars

1. Oh, Attention So Upworthy’s in the news for talking about a new ‘attention metric'[1] instead of pageviews/impressions/eyeballs/brain implants. Essentially, what it looks like they’re trying to do is capitalise upon the fact that people spend a lot of time on Upworthy’s site and that their content performs quite well. An engaged audience is, of […]