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Episode Eighty Four: Day One; Google Everything

0.0 Station Ident I write this at n thousand feet at x speed, on my way down to San Francisco for interesting meetings and O’Reilly Solid, of which there seems to be enough palpable excitement around for it to feel just a little bit like the O’Reilly ETech when it was good, which was the […]

Episode Seven: Rate All The Things

1. Rating All The Things One of the side-effects of believing that the world will be better once we have all the data is the presumption that some of that data needs to be recorded through user rating. So we have Amazon book review star ratings, of which XKCD’s cartoon[1] is probably the best at […]

Episode One: The Beginning

It’s episode one. Let’s see how this goes. 1. Dear Subscriber, You Are Registered As A Participant In Mass Disturbance The Vice article seems perhaps a little overwritten, but here’s your law-reflected-in-code story for the day: it appears that mobile phones within predefined geographic areas (or perhaps, or more worryingly, just those attached to specific […]