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011 - Preserving Digital Media

Much of our known history is told through artifacts that we have left behind. How will this continue in the age of digital media? [Continue Reading]

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Roundup 007, August 2020

Machine learning, machine vision, machine blindness. Plus, cloud infrastructure and VendorOps. [Continue Reading]

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Roundup 006, July 2020

Deb Chachra: ‘Alone in my apartment, at dusk, I flip a switch to turn on a light. In that instant, not only are my individual senses augmented (now I can see at night), but I become part of a continent-spanning colossus. My reach extends out for thousands of miles, across a national border, encompassing a nuclear power plant, a massive hydroelectric project, scores of substations, thousands of pylons, and an incalculable amount of human expertise, skill, and labour.’ [Continue Reading]

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010 - Dear %%First Name%%

Marketing is all about personalization, but sometimes that goes wrong. [Continue Reading]

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009 - All About Positioning

Good promotions are all about price, product, and… positioning. But looks like they approached this one from… the wrong angle. Ok, I’m done with the puns. [Continue Reading]

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Roundup 005, June 2020

‘Bad code will get people killed.’ [Continue Reading]

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Roundup 004, May 2020

Notes on accessibility, UX, linear algebra, and wifi-hogging grills. [Continue Reading]

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008 - Subways Beta

What happens when you introduce agile software development into rolling out public digital infrastructure? [Continue Reading]

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Roundup 002, April 2020

Error States Roundup 3, April 2020: Machine Vision, Infrastructure, and more on Link NYC. [Continue Reading]

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007 - The Internet of Pipes

Well now. Is it fair to call the COVID-19-initiated crisis the biggest error state of our world economy and healthcare system? Too soon? Ok. I’ll write about other things, such as the internet. With many more people suddenly working from home, or simply being home without an opportunity to leave, the internet-as-infrastructure grew severely strained at the end of March. In a couple of memorable instances, it broke. [Continue Reading]

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