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Entries from September 2014


September 13th, 2014 · No Comments

We open on two college students driving through the woods at night. One is peering at the bright screen of their phone, giving directions.
“Can’t this piece of junk go any faster?”
“If you want to get out and push, you’re welcome.”
“I heard that if you get to the party before anyone else, you get, like, a [...]

Tags: film · silly · tech

Worrying and Thinking

September 7th, 2014 · 2 Comments

Over the past few years, I’ve been worrying over a knot of problems that seem to defy any straightforward answers, including:

How can we use Google, Facebook, and Amazon’s services when we know they’re putting people out of work, centralising information, and often acting against our interest?
There are no more jobs for life, so why aren’t [...]

Tags: adrian · politics · tech

The Podcasting Software We Deserve

September 6th, 2014 · No Comments

As summer draws to a close and the evening appears ever nearer, a young man’s fancy naturally turns to the production and distribution of podcasts.
I listen to several podcasts and I co-host The Cultures podcast with Naomi Alderman and Andrea Phillips. As such, I feel I have the bare minimum amount of experience required to [...]

Tags: adrian · tech