Things That Have Caught My Attention

Dan Hon's Newsletter

Tag: VR

s3e10: Of Course I Still Love You 

0.0 Station Ident 3:06pm on Friday, 8 April 2016 at Salt Lake City airport on the way to San Francisco for the weekend to visit friends. Normally in this part of the episode I write a bit about what I’m listening to or watching, or what’s going on in my immediate environment. This time, though, […]

s3e05: Not A Tightrope

0.0 Station Ident 2:19pm, sat in a grocery store cafe again with a Diet Coke and some really tasty sea salt caramel chocolate things. Queen’s I Want It All is playing on the store PA. It’s super sunny outside, no clouds at all to be seen and there’s a butterfly playing chicken in the road. […]

Episode One Hundred and Seventy Three: Names; The Condition 

0.0 Sitrep 8:29pm on a Monday night, and it’s inexplicably 77 degrees fahrenheit, 24 degrees celsius nearly two hours since the sun went down. I’m writing this on the new work laptop, newly named Insurrection – yes, I name my computers – which I had wanted to call Narcissus (it’s an 11in Macbook Air, the […]

Episode One Hundred and Twenty Seven: Belong; Snow Crashing (9); Humans As A Service

0.0 Station Ident 45 minutes of near-silent swooshing in a black car from home to Manchester Airport and then suddenly being surrounded by something that’s best described as a mess of people. Not a throng of people, but more a spill, hastily mopped up, the equivalent of wads of paper towel attempting to force them […]

Episode One: The Beginning

It’s episode one. Let’s see how this goes. 1. Dear Subscriber, You Are Registered As A Participant In Mass Disturbance The Vice article seems perhaps a little overwritten, but here’s your law-reflected-in-code story for the day: it appears that mobile phones within predefined geographic areas (or perhaps, or more worryingly, just those attached to specific […]