Things That Have Caught My Attention

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Episode One Hundred and Seventy Six: Not Missing Out

0.0 Sitrep 5:17pm after having sat through what’s felt like a whole day of Google Hangouts. 1.0 Not Missing Out One way of looking at social networks: ways of telling people things and ways of finding things out. Perhaps an artificial distinction, but maybe an interesting one as a thought experiment at least. Here’s the […]

Episode One Hundred and Sixty Seven: How Are You?; Built It And They Will…; In The GapsĀ 

0.0 Sitrep 10:12am on a Monday after what was frankly one of the weirdest things yesterday at the Oregon Renaissance Festival, that distinctly American tradition of dressing up and pretending that you haven’t died of the lurgy yet. But anyway: right now, a cool, cloudy morning, sat in Ristretto Roasters nursing an irresponsibly large mocha. […]

Episode One Hundred and Fifty Two: Car!; The Robots Work For Tim Ferris; Diversity; 2014 (6)

0.0 Station Ident I started writing this yesterday morning, straight after I’d sent that day’s delayed episode. It’s 3:30pm on Thursday and I’m feeling a bit overwhelmed with the sheer amount of admin that feels like the programmer equivalent of yak-shaving: dealing with the corporate travel agent for the next two conferences I’m speaking at, […]

Episode One Hundred and Twelve: Probationary Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.; The Blog Unbundled; A World of Connected Objects

0.0 Station Ident I’m an hour out of getting back to Portland for the weekend before I inevitably end up going back down to the Bay Area on Monday. I miss my son dearly – he’s taken to walking around and putting things in other things, just the mere concept of walking around while carrying […]

Episode One Hundred and Seven: Allies; How Does This Even; Maximum Happy Imagination

0.0 Station Ident I’ve been thinking a lot about the kind of problems that I want to solve and the ones that matter to me. And I think I’m honing in on one, but not only just the *kind* of problem, but the way that I want to solve it. A good friend gave me […]