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Tag: Apple TV

s2e32: GUT; Sixteen ThesesĀ 

0.0 Sitrep 7:34pm after a day that involved a bunch of reading, a bunch of writing, and a little bit of listening and talking on the phone. At one point during the day, a little bit before lunch, and then mostly after lunch, I got so frustrated with the whole thing and the pile of […]

Episode Two Hundred And Three: Compiling Consciousness.dat; No Apple TV; Negging, but for A.I.s

0.0 Sitrep 8:38pm on Thursday, 12th March 2015 on a flight back to Portland after having spent the first part of this week in the Code for America office in San Francisco. I’m tired, my wrists hurt in that somewhat irresponsible way of “I’m thirty-five and have been typing for probably the last twenty-years (really), […]

Episode One Hundred and Thirty One: To Serve; Odds

0.0 Station Ident Our car is being ScotchGuarded. I suppose it’s the equivalent of putting a nanofilm of carbon on top of every possible surface in the car so that when it inevitable gets baby vomit or poo on it, it’s easy to wipe off. Materials science! I am sitting in the customer service area […]

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 […]