Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Episode One Hundred and Twenty Seven: Belong; Snow Crashing (9); Humans As A Service

0.0 Station Ident 45 minutes of near-silent swooshing in a black car from home to Manchester Airport and then suddenly being surrounded by something that’s best described as a mess of people. Not a throng of people, but more a spill, hastily mopped up, the equivalent of wads of paper towel attempting to force them […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Two: A Real Hunger; Will The Real Blue Ant; A Category Error

0.0 Station Ident I’m in the basement, a particularly American pursuit (they’re like sheds here, I guess – or the garage), from which I’ve hollowed out a small space with enough power, USB and close enough to the wifi router that I can hole up and write, think and generally sit before I get on […]

Episode One Hundred and Ten: Stop Hitting Yourself; Fire; Beyond Thinking Computationally; Snow Crashing (8)

0.0 Station Ident NOSTROMO BLACK is calling me over to New York, so it’s a 4:30am wakeup call, breakfast at the airport and a hop, skip and a sitting in the manufactured normalcy field of seat 1A for 5 hours until arriving in the chaos that’s JFK and their taxi line. It’s also Google I/O […]

Episode One Hundred and Nine: What You Want; Messiahs; The List

0.0 Station Ident So I’m camped out in Yet Another Coffee Shop in Portland, this time venturing out to the South East and relying on tethering rather than wifi this time. So I’m getting prepped for a NOSTROMO BLACK trip out at stupid o’clock tomorrow morning out to New York and then bunkering down for […]