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Tag: Wearables

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 […]

Episode One Hundred and Fourteen: Calm Down. Breathe; Making Visible; Wearables

0.0 Station Ident 71 degrees American, slightly breezy and a slow, quiet and thoughtful day after a packed yesterday and conversationally stimulating morning. As well as the most recent episode of Tom Coates Explains Comics To You So You Don’t Have To Read Them All But Now You’re Going To Anyway. 1.0 Calm Down. Breathe. […]

Episode Eighty Six: Solid 2 of 2; Requests – GOV.UK 2018; Next

0.0 Station Ident Today, reading LinkedIn recommendations as they came in felt like reading eulogies. Apart from me not quite being dead. Not yet, at least. Or, I was dead and I hadn’t realised it yet. It doesn’t matter, anyway: all the recommendations from people I’ve enjoyed working with over the past three years just […]

Episode Five: Dreaming Invisible Dreams

1. Dreaming Invisible Dreams It feels like there’s been a bit of wailing and gnashing of teeth[1] at the paucity of genuine sensawunda visions of the future in visual media lately. It’s all screens here and glass there and waving hands around. Post Minority Report, it doesn’t feel like the futures we’re being sold are […]