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. #182: Keeping it light

    February 28th, 2021

  2. #181: Close to home

    February 21st, 2021

  3. #180: Another day older, closer to the grave

    February 14th, 2021

  4. #179: Chase the sun

    February 7th, 2021

  5. #178: Coding by any other name

    January 31st, 2021

  6. #177: Gettin’ sauced

    January 24th, 2021

  7. #176: Working (again)

    January 17th, 2021

  8. #175: This week in anti-democracy…

    January 10th, 2021

  9. #174: Zoom zoom

    January 3rd, 2021

  10. #173: Revisiting

    December 27th, 2020

  11. #172: Five books for the year

    December 20th, 2020

  12. #171: Ugh, algorithms

    December 13th, 2020

  13. #170: PolySeSouvient

    December 6th, 2020

  14. #169: Waiting

    November 29th, 2020

  15. #168: Adventuring

    November 22nd, 2020

  16. #167: For the love of knowledge

    November 15th, 2020

  17. #166: Trivial links

    November 8th, 2020

  18. #165: Blowing hot air

    November 1st, 2020

  19. #164: Argh

    October 25th, 2020

  20. #163: On Mi’kmaw waters

    October 18th, 2020

  21. #162: A sense of perspective

    October 11th, 2020

  22. #161: Leafing through

    October 4th, 2020

  23. #160: Books at hand

    September 27th, 2020

  24. #159: COVID crime

    September 20th, 2020

  25. #158: Rainy morning adventures

    September 13th, 2020

  26. #157: Maintenance, care, attention

    September 6th, 2020

  27. #156: Week in review

    August 30th, 2020

  28. #155: TV time and world-building

    August 23rd, 2020

  29. #154: Remembering (how) to relax

    August 16th, 2020

  30. #153: Roads

    August 9th, 2020

  31. #152: Rain day thoughts

    August 2nd, 2020

  32. #151: Some links

    July 26th, 2020

  33. #150: Virtual community

    July 19th, 2020

  34. #149: Snapshots of the week

    July 12th, 2020

  35. #148: Halfway through 2020

    July 5th, 2020

  36. #147: One link to listen

    June 28th, 2020

  37. #146: Heat, work, history

    June 21st, 2020

  38. #145: Who’s watching?

    June 14th, 2020

  39. #144: What to say

    June 7th, 2020

  40. #143: A difficult week

    May 31st, 2020

  41. #142: To your taste

    May 24th, 2020

  42. #141: New shelves

    May 17th, 2020

  43. #140: In memoriam

    May 10th, 2020

  44. #139: Beautiful words

    May 3rd, 2020

  45. #138: Wordy cookbooks

    April 26th, 2020

  46. #137: Day off reading

    April 19th, 2020

  47. #136: Parliament carries on

    April 12th, 2020

  48. #135: Personal websites

    April 5th, 2020

  49. #134: Do nothing struggles

    March 29th, 2020

  50. #133: Sims

    March 22nd, 2020

  51. #132: Now so fast, history so slow

    March 15th, 2020

  52. #131: Finding focus

    March 8th, 2020

  53. #130: 2x3 links (misc, archives) and a phrase

    March 1st, 2020

  54. #129: Spring, feelings, readings

    February 23rd, 2020

  55. #128: Family time

    February 16th, 2020

  56. #127: Collected links

    February 9th, 2020

  57. #126: Mining my messages

    February 2nd, 2020

  58. #125: Facilitating access

    January 26th, 2020

  59. #124: Snow slow

    January 19th, 2020

  60. #123: Retreat to the wholesome

    January 12th, 2020

  61. #122: Archives and walking and links

    January 5th, 2020

  62. #121: Engage!

    December 29th, 2019

  63. #120: This year’s books

    December 22nd, 2019

  64. #119: Top shelf (think books, not booze)

    December 15th, 2019

  65. #118: Thirty years later

    December 8th, 2019

  66. #117: Principles of parliamentary practice

    December 1st, 2019

  67. #116: Web links

    November 24th, 2019

  68. #115: P-p-p-policy!! (Or, what Lucas does at work)

    November 17th, 2019

  69. #114: A parliamentary (precinct) tour

    November 10th, 2019

  70. #113: Stories beyond the data

    November 3rd, 2019

  71. #112: Public service

    October 27th, 2019

  72. #111: Functions of a living situation

    October 20th, 2019

  73. #110: The sites I visit

    October 13th, 2019

  74. #109: The slump

    October 6th, 2019

  75. #108: Models for decision and action

    September 29th, 2019

  76. #107: A drop-in space

    September 22nd, 2019

  77. #106: Bookmark finds

    September 15th, 2019

  78. #105: Travelling in place

    September 8th, 2019

  79. #104: Through the eyes of another

    September 1st, 2019

  80. #103: Structure

    August 25th, 2019

  81. #102: A geography of intentional sound

    August 18th, 2019

  82. #101: Happy days

    August 11th, 2019

  83. #100: Living principles

    August 4th, 2019

  84. #99: Levels of critical digital work

    July 28th, 2019

  85. #98: Questions for learning

    July 21st, 2019

  86. #97: Digital government and civic tech

    July 14th, 2019

  87. #96: Opera

    July 7th, 2019

  88. #95: Let’s take a walk

    June 30th, 2019

  89. #94: Words and links

    June 23rd, 2019

  90. #93: Accessible public spaces

    June 16th, 2019

  91. #92: A working carrying capacity

    June 9th, 2019

  92. #91: Doors Open

    June 2nd, 2019

  93. #90: Walking toward a social summer

    May 26th, 2019

  94. #89: Three blobs of words

    May 19th, 2019

  95. #88: Grounding history

    May 12th, 2019

  96. #87: A day off

    May 5th, 2019

  97. #86: Look up

    April 28th, 2019

  98. #85: Valuing openness

    April 21st, 2019

  99. #84: Thinking frames

    April 14th, 2019

  100. #83: Boomer empowerment

    April 7th, 2019

  101. #82: Making time for music, for silence

    March 31st, 2019

  102. #81: A family day

    March 24th, 2019

  103. #80: Communicating depth

    March 17th, 2019

  104. #79: The signs

    March 10th, 2019

  105. #78: I, you, we (maybe?)

    March 3rd, 2019

  106. #77: Words I avoid

    February 24th, 2019

  107. #76: The 80s and links

    February 17th, 2019

  108. #75: Standing in place

    February 10th, 2019

  109. #74: When you want to get out and read

    February 3rd, 2019

  110. #73: The wholesome social network

    January 27th, 2019

  111. #72: Libraries, physical and digital, visible and invisible

    January 20th, 2019

  112. #71: Rockeuses, and leaders as facilitators

    January 13th, 2019

  113. #70: What we remember, and why

    January 6th, 2019

  114. #69: Returning home and time’s triptych

    December 30th, 2018

  115. #68: Reading (and writing) heals

    December 23rd, 2018

  116. #67: Speeches from the throne, thinking tools

    December 16th, 2018

  117. #66: Scattered

    December 9th, 2018

  118. #65: Working and rest

    December 2nd, 2018

  119. #64: No choice

    November 25th, 2018

  120. #63: Competing priorities at Laurel Creek Conservation Area

    November 18th, 2018

  121. #62: Blogroll

    November 11th, 2018

  122. #61: Thinky thinky

    November 4th, 2018

  123. #60: Thinking geographically

    October 28th, 2018

  124. #59: Three pairs of links

    October 21st, 2018

  125. #58: Digital history and digital humanities

    October 14th, 2018

  126. #57: Thanksgiving break

    October 7th, 2018

  127. #56: Dropping in

    September 30th, 2018

  128. #55: Communities of care

    September 23rd, 2018

  129. #54: Repeated experiences

    September 16th, 2018

  130. #53: Writing in books, a personal history

    September 9th, 2018

  131. #52: A year in (review)

    September 2nd, 2018

  132. #51: Learning and escaping through simulation

    August 26th, 2018

  133. #50: We shape the land

    August 19th, 2018

  134. #49: Learning languages, loving words

    August 12th, 2018

  135. #48: Cool recipes for a hot day

    August 5th, 2018

  136. #47: Turn to the local

    July 29th, 2018

  137. #46: Heat

    July 22nd, 2018

  138. #45: Humbly human

    July 15th, 2018

  139. #44: Working (remotely)

    July 8th, 2018

  140. #43: Centennial

    July 1st, 2018

  141. #42: Creative constraints

    June 24th, 2018

  142. #41: Historically minded

    June 17th, 2018

  143. #40: A quantified, incentivized life

    June 10th, 2018

  144. #39: Here I go again!

    June 3rd, 2018

  145. #38: Pacifism

    May 27th, 2018

  146. #37: Working (together)

    May 20th, 2018

  147. #36: Science fair!!

    May 13th, 2018

  148. #35: Working

    May 6th, 2018

  149. #34: Portable pasta party kit

    April 29th, 2018

  150. #33: Keep going

    April 22nd, 2018

  151. #32: Season 2, episode 22

    April 15th, 2018

  152. #31: Regularly local

    April 8th, 2018

  153. #30: M*A*S*H

    April 1st, 2018

  154. #29: On the environment

    March 25th, 2018

  155. #28: Robots!

    March 18th, 2018

  156. #27: Editing

    March 11th, 2018

  157. #26: Presenting work

    March 4th, 2018

  158. #25: The importance of internet access

    February 25th, 2018

  159. #24: Ode to the road

    February 18th, 2018

  160. #23: Some links

    February 11th, 2018

  161. #22: Life is long

    February 4th, 2018

  162. #21: Complex, connected problems

    January 28th, 2018

  163. #20: Profiles and interviews

    January 21st, 2018

  164. #19: Thinking about time

    January 14th, 2018

  165. #18: “Feed”

    January 7th, 2018

  166. #17: Constant questions

    December 31st, 2017

  167. #16: Three welcome books

    December 24th, 2017

  168. #15: Small victories

    December 17th, 2017

  169. #14: Our faves are problematic

    December 10th, 2017

  170. #13: The Seven Year Itch

    December 3rd, 2017

  171. #12: Bye Bye Birdie

    November 26th, 2017

  172. #11: What’s a personal bio good for?

    November 19th, 2017

  173. #10: Research reading

    November 12th, 2017

  174. #9: Modern monopolies

    November 5th, 2017

  175. #8: Civic tech

    October 29th, 2017

  176. #7: A revealing week

    October 22nd, 2017

  177. #6: Veritable listening

    October 15th, 2017

  178. #5: Newsletter recommendations

    October 8th, 2017

  179. #4: Loving libraries

    October 1st, 2017

  180. #3: Conversational contributions

    September 24th, 2017

  181. #2: Questioning labels

    September 17th, 2017

  182. #1: Earthworming

    September 10th, 2017