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Episode Eighty Seven: Robots; Smart Things; College; Wintermute

0.0 Station Ident It’s been a long day. It started early, checking out of the Sheraton at which I’d been staying for Solid, and headed straight into a whole bunch of back-to-back meetings, followed by a short period of decompression and X-Men: Days of Future Past and now this, writing today’s episode at the late […]

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 […]