Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Tag: Smart Objects

Episode One Hundred and Twenty One: Dark Value; The Latest Attempt; Five Eyes

0.0 Station Ident 3B to Salt Lake City, a tiny bitstream hanging off BLE to LTE connecting this laptop to the ‘net while I scribble in yet another TEXTAREA. Watching: Captain America: The Winter Soldier for the nth time, thinking about that Marvel Cinematic Universe freemium mobile MMO that’s sitting around in my head – […]

Episode One Hundred and Eighteen: The Material (5) – What It Wants; Transmedia Is Dead!

0.0 Station Ident Robin Sloan would be proud – this is the first time I’ve written one of these from inside a library. The wi-fi is good and I’m only slightly killing myself by sitting down instead of building a standing desk. There’s more NOSTROMO BLACK this week as well as whole bunch of other […]

Episode One Hundred and Sixteen: The Material (3); Odds

0.0 Station Ident I’m still getting the hang of the freelancing thing after having unilaterally declared yesterday and today to be vacation days. Which mean that most of today was spent with my son, looking for exactly the right kind of bathtime boat. Most boats that we saw today, we both agreed, did not exhibit […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifteen: Manifest Destiny; A Little Bit Desensitized; The Material (2)

0.0 Station Ident It’s hot in Portland and we don’t have a/c. So I’m melting. 1.0 Manifest Destiny There are some people who, in reaction to the Facebook emotion contagion study, have asked “how could Facebook misread the situation so badly?” At some point, you wonder: was this a misreading, or was this just in […]