Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Tag: Nike

Episode One Hundred and Eighty Four: Our Crap Connected Future; Oh My God More Advertising; Echo

0.0 Sitrep 6:59pm in Las Vegas. There are at least 16 slot machines in my line of sight. A day trip this time, to see how things are going, and they’re, well, going.To be honest, it feels weird to have written a bunch of reckons about the Samaritans stuff and digital and advertising and all […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighty Three: The Thing About Brand Advertising 

0.0 Sitrep 7:50pm on a Monday night after having arrived home from Sydney yesterday. I’ve realised I have two habits: one is always going to a farm within 30 days of arriving in Australia, which requires me to be really paranoid and tick a box (first, staying on the in-laws farm before going to Perth, […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty: Mundane Blue Ant; Press Square To Hack

0.0 Station Ident Undisclosed location. Reading: Pattern Recognition, again. Last time I read Pattern Recognition was when it came out, and I was in the throes of ARGs, having been on the player community side through The Beast, and then actually making one, with Perplex City. Now, ten years later, I’ve been through the other […]

Episode Ninety Six: And Then It Came Back; Meek, Meeker, Meekest

0.0 Station Ident A difficult day, as you’ll see below. And the baby monitor app isn’t working, so I’m upstairs, typing quietly and quickly whilst watching my son sleep. But, tomorrow’s Friday, and my one meeting is about a fun project. 1.0 And Then It Came Back I don’t know how or why, but today […]

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 […]