Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Newsletter

Tag: Design

Episode Eighty Five: Solid 1 of 2; Requests: Cities and Technology

0.0 Station Ident It’s 11:33pm and I’ve just finished Day One of O’Reilly’s Solid conference. At the same time, I’ve been fielding email – the people who’re interested in having conversations with me continue to want to have conversations, and there’s a bit of juggling around with availability and time. And at the same time, […]

Episode Eighty One: Board-Level Algorithms; You Speak GIF, Right?; Intent; Odds

0.0 Station Ident I’m back in Portland, where for some bizarre reason it’s hotter than Dearborn, Missouri. I’ve left my wife, son and mother behind with my father-in-law. Now I have a week or so of bachelorhood before wife and son come back. And there’s only one episode left of Agents of SHIELD left to […]

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 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 […]

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 […]