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Tag: Technology

Episode One Hundred and Sixty Four: Not Every Node Is Equal; Stop Hitting Yourself

0.0 Sitrep 11:49pm. A trip out to the coast, the cold, cold pacific underneath your feet, wife and son out camping. An irritatingly only 80-odd percent complete Fez blinking away in front. 1.0 Not Every Node Is Equal I am still, obviously, thinking about XOXO, the conference put on by the Andys. Tim Maly (hi, […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifty One: Not That Way; Against Empathy; Just Don’t

0.0 Station Ident PDX Airport, 6:30am, another day trip down to San Francisco, this one for another Undisclosed Reason that I might or might not be able to talk about later. I didn’t manage to get this episode out last night, so I’m hoping to be able to write a quick one this morning, and […]

Episode One Hundred and Thirty Six: Usborne’s Future; Phase Change; OK Google, Dismantle Barge

0.0 Station Ident A recovery day after yesterday’s travel. Fresh pancakesĀ for breakfast. New glasses. That thing with new glasses where the world is new, and presumably, that thing in a few years time where you put on the new glasses and you’re not entirely sure if you’ve just been rooted and you haven’t stepped out […]

Episode One Hundred and Thirty Three: Another Way; Bottom-Up; Oh, Is That The Time

0.0 Station Ident I’m stressed out: I have a number of phone calls to make and they’re all to do with the administrivia of life. Only, they’re not administrivia. They’re all fairly fundamental building blocks that require human intervention, they’ve thrown up exception flags that need to be caught, examined and dealt with. There is […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Nine: It Was Never Technology; Names Matter

0.0 Station Ident I was asked what a Station Ident was, or where I get my section headers from. I take that to mean where do I get this particular header from, and it’s an idiosyncracy that I copied from idols Matt Jones and Warren Ellis, a sort of identifier of the kind you got […]