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Tag: XOXO

s3e27: It’s Difficult 

0.0 Station Ident 11:18am on Friday, 9 September 2016. I am not at the XOXO Festival introduction because I have spent the last hour in a conference call going through (important) minutiae in the statement of work of one of my contracts. One point of view on this would be to take the view that […]

s3e06: Portions Of This Consciousness Are Copyright

0.0 Station Ident 2:19pm on Wednesday, 30th March 2016. Sat at the XOXO Outpost, where I officially start on 1 April. Christina Perri’s Human on over the headphones because the lyrics[1] about being able to turn it on and being a good machine when I have to be are words that feel true at the […]

s2e25: Brief Notes 

0.0 Sitrep Those of you who have been following along for a while will know that one of the things that I deal with is chronic depression. Sometimes it’s better and sometimes it’s worse, and over the last few days – in all likelihood, for the last few weeks – it’s been worse. It’s a kind […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy Five: Housekeeping; Private In Public; It’s The Basics 

 0.0 Sitrep 8:20pm in a coffee house next to a Chevron in Oregon City having dropped off my father-in-law to a square dancing night to which I now know far more than I ever really wanted to know about the lives of seniors and retirees. This is the bit where if I’m narrating the TV […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy Four: Depth, Not Breadth 

0.0 Sitrep 8:08pm on a Tuesday night and it’s still warm in Portland. There’s a giant moon outside. Thinking about Alien: Isolation and Shadow of Mordor, two “next generation” videogames that whilst not necessarily *looking* much better (traditionally the main benefit of a generational shift in videogame technology) nonetheless appear to be *playing* differently in […]