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Tag: TaskRabbit

Episode One Hundred and Ninety Three: Internet of Capitalism; Internet of Things Winter; Transmogrify 

0.0 Sitrep 7:53pm on Tuesday February 17th, the day after President’s Day, so the first day back at work after a long weekend. Sprint planning meetings on two big projects, and lots of admin work: all the stuff to do with keeping a team moving along and headed in the right direction. *waves to team*. […]

Episode One Hundred and Six: Meat Puppets; The Circuit

0.0 Station Ident It was eighty-ish and sunny today in Portland, which, as I explained to a friend, makes sense because I use fahrenheit when it’s hot and celsius when it’s cold to get a good spread of numbers. This also probably explains why I’m not very good at baking. I keep meeting people who’re […]

Episode Seventy Eight: The Pre-Post-Scarcity Economy; Cities

0.0 Station Ident The service was yesterday. In the end, I did a short speech, one I adapted from something I had written last Thursday. I have to admit, I don’t remember much of the day, now. Whether that’s because of how I was feeling or, to be honest, the preventative drugs that I’d taken […]

Episode Seventy Five: The Sustainable Web; TaskRabbit; Airbnb; Cities

0.0 Station Ident I’m back in Portland, but I don’t know how long for. But it’s 70 and sunny (yes, I’ve gone native in fahrenheit, but I maintain: fahrenheit for hotness, celsius for coldness). 1.0 The Sustainable Web So Andy Baio had a nice surprise for us all today when he announced the return of […]