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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 […]

Episode One Hundred and Forty Two: Sketchy; Don’t Call It Sharing; Walking Sensors, Contd.; 2014 (3)

0.0 Station Ident The farm out in Missouri. Eighty-odd degrees outside, gorgeous in the shade with a light breeze, steaks on the grill including That Amazing Secret About Cooking Frozen Steaks that just went around the net. Me holed up with man-flu until 2pm in the afternoon, hacking, coughing and spluttering after having gotten into Kansas […]

Episode One Hundred and Forty: Relentless; Tech And Media, Not Or; 2014

0.0 Station Ident It’s hot again here in Portland (being about 96 degrees fahrenheit and about 35.5 degrees c at nearly 7pm in the evening. This, to be clear, is wholly unreasonable). I started off the day with mild panic thanks to the usual freakout I have before a talk: this one at Cascadia Ruby, where I […]