Hit and Miss

I publish a small weekly newsletter titled Hit and Miss. In it, I write about whatever I’ve been reading each week, usually with some tilt toward the interaction of technology and society. Check out the archive below—if it interests you, please consider subscribing.

  1. #157: Maintenance, care, attention

    September 6th, 2020

  2. #156: Week in review

    August 30th, 2020

  3. #155: TV time and world-building

    August 23rd, 2020

  4. #154: Remembering (how) to relax

    August 16th, 2020

  5. #153: Roads

    August 9th, 2020

  6. #152: Rain day thoughts

    August 2nd, 2020

  7. #151: Some links

    July 26th, 2020

  8. #150: Virtual community

    July 19th, 2020

  9. #149: Snapshots of the week

    July 12th, 2020

  10. #148: Halfway through 2020

    July 5th, 2020

  11. #147: One link to listen

    June 28th, 2020

  12. #146: Heat, work, history

    June 21st, 2020

  13. #145: Who’s watching?

    June 14th, 2020

  14. #144: What to say

    June 7th, 2020

  15. #143: A difficult week

    May 31st, 2020

  16. #142: To your taste

    May 24th, 2020

  17. #141: New shelves

    May 17th, 2020

  18. #140: In memoriam

    May 10th, 2020

  19. #139: Beautiful words

    May 3rd, 2020

  20. #138: Wordy cookbooks

    April 26th, 2020

  21. #137: Day off reading

    April 19th, 2020

  22. #136: Parliament carries on

    April 12th, 2020

  23. #135: Personal websites

    April 5th, 2020

  24. #134: Do nothing struggles

    March 29th, 2020

  25. #133: Sims

    March 22nd, 2020

  26. #132: Now so fast, history so slow

    March 15th, 2020

  27. #131: Finding focus

    March 8th, 2020

  28. #130: 2x3 links (misc, archives) and a phrase

    March 1st, 2020

  29. #129: Spring, feelings, readings

    February 23rd, 2020

  30. #128: Family time

    February 16th, 2020

  31. #127: Collected links

    February 9th, 2020

  32. #126: Mining my messages

    February 2nd, 2020

  33. #125: Facilitating access

    January 26th, 2020

  34. #124: Snow slow

    January 19th, 2020

  35. #123: Retreat to the wholesome

    January 12th, 2020

  36. #122: Archives and walking and links

    January 5th, 2020

  37. #121: Engage!

    December 29th, 2019

  38. #120: This year’s books

    December 22nd, 2019

  39. #119: Top shelf (think books, not booze)

    December 15th, 2019

  40. #118: Thirty years later

    December 8th, 2019

  41. #117: Principles of parliamentary practice

    December 1st, 2019

  42. #116: Web links

    November 24th, 2019

  43. #115: P-p-p-policy!! (Or, what Lucas does at work)

    November 17th, 2019

  44. #114: A parliamentary (precinct) tour

    November 10th, 2019

  45. #113: Stories beyond the data

    November 3rd, 2019

  46. #112: Public service

    October 27th, 2019

  47. #111: Functions of a living situation

    October 20th, 2019

  48. #110: The sites I visit

    October 13th, 2019

  49. #109: The slump

    October 6th, 2019

  50. #108: Models for decision and action

    September 29th, 2019

  51. #107: A drop-in space

    September 22nd, 2019

  52. #106: Bookmark finds

    September 15th, 2019

  53. #105: Travelling in place

    September 8th, 2019

  54. #104: Through the eyes of another

    September 1st, 2019

  55. #103: Structure

    August 25th, 2019

  56. #102: A geography of intentional sound

    August 18th, 2019

  57. #101: Happy days

    August 11th, 2019

  58. #100: Living principles

    August 4th, 2019

  59. #99: Levels of critical digital work

    July 28th, 2019

  60. #98: Questions for learning

    July 21st, 2019

  61. #97: Digital government and civic tech

    July 14th, 2019

  62. #96: Opera

    July 7th, 2019

  63. #95: Let’s take a walk

    June 30th, 2019

  64. #94: Words and links

    June 23rd, 2019

  65. #93: Accessible public spaces

    June 16th, 2019

  66. #92: A working carrying capacity

    June 9th, 2019

  67. #91: Doors Open

    June 2nd, 2019

  68. #90: Walking toward a social summer

    May 26th, 2019

  69. #89: Three blobs of words

    May 19th, 2019

  70. #88: Grounding history

    May 12th, 2019

  71. #87: A day off

    May 5th, 2019

  72. #86: Look up

    April 28th, 2019

  73. #85: Valuing openness

    April 21st, 2019

  74. #84: Thinking frames

    April 14th, 2019

  75. #83: Boomer empowerment

    April 7th, 2019

  76. #82: Making time for music, for silence

    March 31st, 2019

  77. #81: A family day

    March 24th, 2019

  78. #80: Communicating depth

    March 17th, 2019

  79. #79: The signs

    March 10th, 2019

  80. #78: I, you, we (maybe?)

    March 3rd, 2019

  81. #77: Words I avoid

    February 24th, 2019

  82. #76: The 80s and links

    February 17th, 2019

  83. #75: Standing in place

    February 10th, 2019

  84. #74: When you want to get out and read

    February 3rd, 2019

  85. #73: The wholesome social network

    January 27th, 2019

  86. #72: Libraries, physical and digital, visible and invisible

    January 20th, 2019

  87. #71: Rockeuses, and leaders as facilitators

    January 13th, 2019

  88. #70: What we remember, and why

    January 6th, 2019

  89. #69: Returning home and time’s triptych

    December 30th, 2018

  90. #68: Reading (and writing) heals

    December 23rd, 2018

  91. #67: Speeches from the throne, thinking tools

    December 16th, 2018

  92. #66: Scattered

    December 9th, 2018

  93. #65: Working and rest

    December 2nd, 2018

  94. #64: No choice

    November 25th, 2018

  95. #63: Competing priorities at Laurel Creek Conservation Area

    November 18th, 2018

  96. #62: Blogroll

    November 11th, 2018

  97. #61: Thinky thinky

    November 4th, 2018

  98. #60: Thinking geographically

    October 28th, 2018

  99. #59: Three pairs of links

    October 21st, 2018

  100. #58: Digital history and digital humanities

    October 14th, 2018

  101. #57: Thanksgiving break

    October 7th, 2018

  102. #56: Dropping in

    September 30th, 2018

  103. #55: Communities of care

    September 23rd, 2018

  104. #54: Repeated experiences

    September 16th, 2018

  105. #53: Writing in books, a personal history

    September 9th, 2018

  106. #52: A year in (review)

    September 2nd, 2018

  107. #51: Learning and escaping through simulation

    August 26th, 2018

  108. #50: We shape the land

    August 19th, 2018

  109. #49: Learning languages, loving words

    August 12th, 2018

  110. #48: Cool recipes for a hot day

    August 5th, 2018

  111. #47: Turn to the local

    July 29th, 2018

  112. #46: Heat

    July 22nd, 2018

  113. #45: Humbly human

    July 15th, 2018

  114. #44: Working (remotely)

    July 8th, 2018

  115. #43: Centennial

    July 1st, 2018

  116. #42: Creative constraints

    June 24th, 2018

  117. #41: Historically minded

    June 17th, 2018

  118. #40: A quantified, incentivized life

    June 10th, 2018

  119. #39: Here I go again!

    June 3rd, 2018

  120. #38: Pacifism

    May 27th, 2018

  121. #37: Working (together)

    May 20th, 2018

  122. #36: Science fair!!

    May 13th, 2018

  123. #35: Working

    May 6th, 2018

  124. #34: Portable pasta party kit

    April 29th, 2018

  125. #33: Keep going

    April 22nd, 2018

  126. #32: Season 2, episode 22

    April 15th, 2018

  127. #31: Regularly local

    April 8th, 2018

  128. #30: M*A*S*H

    April 1st, 2018

  129. #29: On the environment

    March 25th, 2018

  130. #28: Robots!

    March 18th, 2018

  131. #27: Editing

    March 11th, 2018

  132. #26: Presenting work

    March 4th, 2018

  133. #25: The importance of internet access

    February 25th, 2018

  134. #24: Ode to the road

    February 18th, 2018

  135. #23: Some links

    February 11th, 2018

  136. #22: Life is long

    February 4th, 2018

  137. #21: Complex, connected problems

    January 28th, 2018

  138. #20: Profiles and interviews

    January 21st, 2018

  139. #19: Thinking about time

    January 14th, 2018

  140. #18: “Feed”

    January 7th, 2018

  141. #17: Constant questions

    December 31st, 2017

  142. #16: Three welcome books

    December 24th, 2017

  143. #15: Small victories

    December 17th, 2017

  144. #14: Our faves are problematic

    December 10th, 2017

  145. #13: The Seven Year Itch

    December 3rd, 2017

  146. #12: Bye Bye Birdie

    November 26th, 2017

  147. #11: What’s a personal bio good for?

    November 19th, 2017

  148. #10: Research reading

    November 12th, 2017

  149. #9: Modern monopolies

    November 5th, 2017

  150. #8: Civic tech

    October 29th, 2017

  151. #7: A revealing week

    October 22nd, 2017

  152. #6: Veritable listening

    October 15th, 2017

  153. #5: Newsletter recommendations

    October 8th, 2017

  154. #4: Loving libraries

    October 1st, 2017

  155. #3: Conversational contributions

    September 24th, 2017

  156. #2: Questioning labels

    September 17th, 2017

  157. #1: Earthworming

    September 10th, 2017