Things That Have Caught My Attention

  • November 29, 2016 s4e01: umbra

    8:25am on November 29, 2016. Happy birthday, me. Today, a break from the usual newsletter programming and a continuation of s2e33: Black Design[0]. I am, of course, the kind of person who starts NaNoW...

  • November 28, 2016 s3e35: Interesting Times

    12:09pm on Monday 28th November 2016 on a puddle-jumper from PDX down to Sacramento for the day. I am now the kind of person who irregularly commutes by plane for the day. It takes around 90 minutes t...

  • November 02, 2016 s3e34: Netflix Should

    1:55pm on Wednesday, November 2 2016, sitting in the California Child Welfare Digital Services (CWDS) panel at the Code for America summit. I'm incredibly proud of the team and the work that they're d...

  • November 01, 2016 s3e33: DNS Fan Fiction; 100-watt-hour-Trucks

    2:44pm on Tuesday, 1 November 2016 in Oakland, California at the Code for America Summit listening to the dulcet tones of Tom Loosemore talk candidly about what worked and what didn't work at the UK's...

  • October 26, 2016 s3e32: Random Walk; Black Design

    1:11pm on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Listening to Johnny Cash's Hurt thanks to a) that episode of Person of Interest and b) that trailer for LOGAN and I'm perfectly fine with admitting that it's tak...

  • October 25, 2016 s3e31: Not Actually A Law

    12:18pm and I only have a few minutes before I've got to go jet off and run an errand, so I'll try and make this a fast one.

  • October 24, 2016 s3e30: The Generative Surplus

    10:25am on Monday October 24, 2016. I'm writing this not listening to any music but instead have 1992's hacker-caper-classic Sneakers on in the background. Right now, Bishop is getting some help from ...

  • October 20, 2016 s3e29: Tiny Brains Mewling In All The Things

    3:48pm on Thursday October 20, 2016 at the XOXO Outpost, listening to The Promise, by When in Rome. Thanks to everyone who wrote back after yesterday's episode - all the replies, even the tiny short o...

  • October 19, 2016 s3e28: Something is better than nothing

    Wednesday, 19th October 2016 and, truth be told, I've been going through a bit of a difficult patch. Of course, I'm British so when I say "a bit of a difficult patch" you'll have to use your culture-s...

  • September 09, 2016 s3e27: It's Difficult

    11:18am on Friday, 9 September 2016. I am not at the XOXO Festival introduction because I have spent the last hour in a conference call going through (important) minutiae in the statement of work of o...