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Episode One Hundred and Twenty Four: When You’re Tired Of Cities

0.0 Station Ident Technically, this episode is late, because it’s being sent past midnight, which means that a newsletter episode was not sent during the 24 hour period of Tuesday July 15, 2014. But it’s my newsletter and my rules and I’m still writing one anyway. So there. We bought a new car. It has […]

Episode One Hundred and Twelve: Probationary Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Blog Unbundled; A World of Connected Objects

0.0 Station Ident I’m an hour out of getting back to Portland for the weekend before I inevitably end up going back down to the Bay Area on Monday. I miss my son dearly – he’s taken to walking around and putting things in other things, just the mere concept of walking around while carrying […]

Episode One Hundred and Eleven: If You Want To Make Products; Enterprise Driven Software Development; Odds

0.0 Station Ident I’m on a bus on the way to an undisclosed for NOSTROMO BLACK. 1.0 If You Want To Make Products Then hire product people. I was thinking about yesterday’s episode[1] and the mini-rant in which I attacked Peter Levitan for suggesting that advertising agencies make hiring computer scientists and engineers a priority […]

Episode One Hundred and Seven: Allies; How Does This Even; Maximum Happy Imagination

0.0 Station Ident I’ve been thinking a lot about the kind of problems that I want to solve and the ones that matter to me. And I think I’m honing in on one, but not only just the *kind* of problem, but the way that I want to solve it. A good friend gave me […]

Episode Nineteen – Not Trying Is A Signal, Peak Game, EasyHard, SnapChat

1. Not Trying Is A Signal I wrote yesterday, in my bit about Fax Your GP (which, maybe not on its own, but certainly appears to have contributed to this recent decision to push back rollout of the care.data database a little[1]), that with ever increasing emphasis on customer service and user experience, the delta […]