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Tag: Government Digital Service

s3e33: DNS Fan Fiction; 100-watt-hour-Trucks 

0.0 Station Ident 2:44pm on Tuesday, 1 November 2016 in Oakland, California at the Code for America Summit listening to the dulcet tones of Tom Loosemore talk candidly about what worked and what didn’t work at the UK’s Government Digital Service. If you’re at the Code for America Summit in Oakland Wednesday 2 and Thursday […]

s3e13: They Should Have Sent A Poet 

0.0 Station Ident 1:37pm on Monday, 18 April 2016 at the XOXO Outpost in Portland again. It’s 82 degrees fahrenheit, 27.7 degrees celsius outside, an unreasonably warm mid-April, which means breaking out the shorts, t-shirts and baseball caps all over again. This morning has mainly been a slow-motion dragging out of bed, the causes of which […]

s2e14: What You’ll Reap; Foo Thoughts; The Next Generation 

0.0 Sitrep 9:30pm on Monday, August 3, 2015 in San Francisco. I’ve been in Sebastopol for the weekend after having been invited to take part in the nth annual O’Reilly Foocamp[0]. It was my second: the first was sometime back in something like 2006 or 2007, and I have to admit it was a very […]

s2e12: On Advertising. Again. 

0.0 Sitrep Thursday, 30 July, 2015. My computers are telling me that other computers think it is going to be 102 degrees fahrenheit in Portland today, which in celsius is 38.9 degrees and in English is known as “too hot, stay inside”. I’m heading down to San Francisco and then up to Sebastopol for Foo […]

s2e03: Any Old Iron

0.0 Sitrep At mumble mumble thousand feet on the way to Chicago and then Madison on a family vacation to visit friends and attend a friends-of-family wedding. It is, bizarrely, going to be significantly warmer and less rainy in Portland than it’s going to be in Chicago and Madison (a difference of a good 12ish degrees […]