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. #250: Decommissioned

    June 19th, 2022

  2. #249: Half caff

    June 12th, 2022

  3. #248: Financialized nesting dolls

    June 5th, 2022

  4. #247: Busy rest

    May 29th, 2022

  5. #246: Climate unpredictability

    May 22nd, 2022

  6. #245: L’aride follie del viver mio

    May 15th, 2022

  7. #244: Sunny springtime links

    May 8th, 2022

  8. #243: Anniversary treat

    May 1st, 2022

  9. #242: Forces for good

    April 24th, 2022

  10. #241: Abundant, virtuous futures

    April 17th, 2022

  11. #240: April again

    April 10th, 2022

  12. #239: Spring (tab) cleaning

    April 3rd, 2022

  13. #238: Links on ambition, resilient building, and more

    March 27th, 2022

  14. #237: Doing our parts

    March 20th, 2022

  15. #236: Seeking beautiful moments

    March 13th, 2022

  16. #235: Chase the sun (redux)

    March 6th, 2022

  17. #234: War in real-time, in all its ugliness

    February 27th, 2022

  18. #233: Goodbye (?) to the occupiers

    February 20th, 2022

  19. #232: Savouring silence

    February 13th, 2022

  20. #231: Acoustic assaults

    February 6th, 2022

  21. #230: Occupied

    January 30th, 2022

  22. #229: Playing for team public

    January 23rd, 2022

  23. #228: Where have the snow days gone

    January 16th, 2022

  24. #227: Melancholy and drama, but peace

    January 9th, 2022

  25. #226: Digging roots

    January 2nd, 2022

  26. #225: A few books feed us well

    December 26th, 2021

  27. #224: Staring down the barrel, at least the memes are good

    December 19th, 2021

  28. #223: Fragments

    December 12th, 2021

  29. #222: What we lose

    December 5th, 2021

  30. #221: Outrunning the food coma

    November 28th, 2021

  31. #220: Stories within stories

    November 21st, 2021

  32. #219: Silent commemoration

    November 14th, 2021

  33. #218: One week down

    November 7th, 2021

  34. #217: Surviving November

    October 31st, 2021

  35. #216: Registering intent

    October 24th, 2021

  36. #215: Leaves pass to soil

    October 17th, 2021

  37. #214: A brief rom-com review

    October 10th, 2021

  38. #213: Truer histories

    October 3rd, 2021

  39. #212: Star Trek days

    September 26th, 2021

  40. #211: Paths (not) taken

    September 19th, 2021

  41. #210: Little reading

    September 12th, 2021

  42. #209: September, you’re finally here

    September 5th, 2021

  43. #208: Reading and movies

    August 29th, 2021

  44. #207: August free fall

    August 22nd, 2021

  45. #206: Democratic event(s)

    August 15th, 2021

  46. #205: Let’s get nerdy

    August 8th, 2021

  47. #204: Cool sunsets

    August 1st, 2021

  48. #203: Parables

    July 25th, 2021

  49. #202: Boredom, boiling frogs, and miscellany

    July 18th, 2021

  50. #201: Summer dreaming

    July 11th, 2021

  51. #200: “You give me life”

    July 4th, 2021

  52. #199: Loading

    June 27th, 2021

  53. #198: Cooking, staying hungry

    June 20th, 2021

  54. #197: Responding to violence

    June 13th, 2021

  55. #196: Doors Open (online)

    June 6th, 2021

  56. #195: 215 children

    May 30th, 2021

  57. #194: What’s on the mind

    May 23rd, 2021

  58. #193: Lilacs

    May 16th, 2021

  59. #192: The world is cool

    May 9th, 2021

  60. #191: Anniversaries

    May 2nd, 2021

  61. #190: To what grounds us

    April 25th, 2021

  62. #189: Furious, heartbroken—but not surprised

    April 18th, 2021

  63. #188: Daydream believer

    April 11th, 2021

  64. #187: Sunshine escape

    April 4th, 2021

  65. #186: Rainy day people

    March 28th, 2021

  66. #185: Spring—change, or not

    March 21st, 2021

  67. #184: On we go

    March 14th, 2021

  68. #183: Reporting thoughtfully

    March 7th, 2021

  69. #182: Keeping it light

    February 28th, 2021

  70. #181: Close to home

    February 21st, 2021

  71. #180: Another day older, closer to the grave

    February 14th, 2021

  72. #179: Chase the sun

    February 7th, 2021

  73. #178: Coding by any other name

    January 31st, 2021

  74. #177: Gettin’ sauced

    January 24th, 2021

  75. #176: Working (again)

    January 17th, 2021

  76. #175: This week in anti-democracy…

    January 10th, 2021

  77. #174: Zoom zoom

    January 3rd, 2021

  78. #173: Revisiting

    December 27th, 2020

  79. #172: Five books for the year

    December 20th, 2020

  80. #171: Ugh, algorithms

    December 13th, 2020

  81. #170: PolySeSouvient

    December 6th, 2020

  82. #169: Waiting

    November 29th, 2020

  83. #168: Adventuring

    November 22nd, 2020

  84. #167: For the love of knowledge

    November 15th, 2020

  85. #166: Trivial links

    November 8th, 2020

  86. #165: Blowing hot air

    November 1st, 2020

  87. #164: Argh

    October 25th, 2020

  88. #163: On Mi’kmaw waters

    October 18th, 2020

  89. #162: A sense of perspective

    October 11th, 2020

  90. #161: Leafing through

    October 4th, 2020

  91. #160: Books at hand

    September 27th, 2020

  92. #159: COVID crime

    September 20th, 2020

  93. #158: Rainy morning adventures

    September 13th, 2020

  94. #157: Maintenance, care, attention

    September 6th, 2020

  95. #156: Week in review

    August 30th, 2020

  96. #155: TV time and world-building

    August 23rd, 2020

  97. #154: Remembering (how) to relax

    August 16th, 2020

  98. #153: Roads

    August 9th, 2020

  99. #152: Rain day thoughts

    August 2nd, 2020

  100. #151: Some links

    July 26th, 2020

  101. #150: Virtual community

    July 19th, 2020

  102. #149: Snapshots of the week

    July 12th, 2020

  103. #148: Halfway through 2020

    July 5th, 2020

  104. #147: One link to listen

    June 28th, 2020

  105. #146: Heat, work, history

    June 21st, 2020

  106. #145: Who’s watching?

    June 14th, 2020

  107. #144: What to say

    June 7th, 2020

  108. #143: A difficult week

    May 31st, 2020

  109. #142: To your taste

    May 24th, 2020

  110. #141: New shelves

    May 17th, 2020

  111. #140: In memoriam

    May 10th, 2020

  112. #139: Beautiful words

    May 3rd, 2020

  113. #138: Wordy cookbooks

    April 26th, 2020

  114. #137: Day off reading

    April 19th, 2020

  115. #136: Parliament carries on

    April 12th, 2020

  116. #135: Personal websites

    April 5th, 2020

  117. #134: Do nothing struggles

    March 29th, 2020

  118. #133: Sims

    March 22nd, 2020

  119. #132: Now so fast, history so slow

    March 15th, 2020

  120. #131: Finding focus

    March 8th, 2020

  121. #130: 2x3 links (misc, archives) and a phrase

    March 1st, 2020

  122. #129: Spring, feelings, readings

    February 23rd, 2020

  123. #128: Family time

    February 16th, 2020

  124. #127: Collected links

    February 9th, 2020

  125. #126: Mining my messages

    February 2nd, 2020

  126. #125: Facilitating access

    January 26th, 2020

  127. #124: Snow slow

    January 19th, 2020

  128. #123: Retreat to the wholesome

    January 12th, 2020

  129. #122: Archives and walking and links

    January 5th, 2020

  130. #121: Engage!

    December 29th, 2019

  131. #120: This year’s books

    December 22nd, 2019

  132. #119: Top shelf (think books, not booze)

    December 15th, 2019

  133. #118: Thirty years later

    December 8th, 2019

  134. #117: Principles of parliamentary practice

    December 1st, 2019

  135. #116: Web links

    November 24th, 2019

  136. #115: P-p-p-policy!! (Or, what Lucas does at work)

    November 17th, 2019

  137. #114: A parliamentary (precinct) tour

    November 10th, 2019

  138. #113: Stories beyond the data

    November 3rd, 2019

  139. #112: Public service

    October 27th, 2019

  140. #111: Functions of a living situation

    October 20th, 2019

  141. #110: The sites I visit

    October 13th, 2019

  142. #109: The slump

    October 6th, 2019

  143. #108: Models for decision and action

    September 29th, 2019

  144. #107: A drop-in space

    September 22nd, 2019

  145. #106: Bookmark finds

    September 15th, 2019

  146. #105: Travelling in place

    September 8th, 2019

  147. #104: Through the eyes of another

    September 1st, 2019

  148. #103: Structure

    August 25th, 2019

  149. #102: A geography of intentional sound

    August 18th, 2019

  150. #101: Happy days

    August 11th, 2019

  151. #100: Living principles

    August 4th, 2019

  152. #99: Levels of critical digital work

    July 28th, 2019

  153. #98: Questions for learning

    July 21st, 2019

  154. #97: Digital government and civic tech

    July 14th, 2019

  155. #96: Opera

    July 7th, 2019

  156. #95: Let’s take a walk

    June 30th, 2019

  157. #94: Words and links

    June 23rd, 2019

  158. #93: Accessible public spaces

    June 16th, 2019

  159. #92: A working carrying capacity

    June 9th, 2019

  160. #91: Doors Open

    June 2nd, 2019

  161. #90: Walking toward a social summer

    May 26th, 2019

  162. #89: Three blobs of words

    May 19th, 2019

  163. #88: Grounding history

    May 12th, 2019

  164. #87: A day off

    May 5th, 2019

  165. #86: Look up

    April 28th, 2019

  166. #85: Valuing openness

    April 21st, 2019

  167. #84: Thinking frames

    April 14th, 2019

  168. #83: Boomer empowerment

    April 7th, 2019

  169. #82: Making time for music, for silence

    March 31st, 2019

  170. #81: A family day

    March 24th, 2019

  171. #80: Communicating depth

    March 17th, 2019

  172. #79: The signs

    March 10th, 2019

  173. #78: I, you, we (maybe?)

    March 3rd, 2019

  174. #77: Words I avoid

    February 24th, 2019

  175. #76: The 80s and links

    February 17th, 2019

  176. #75: Standing in place

    February 10th, 2019

  177. #74: When you want to get out and read

    February 3rd, 2019

  178. #73: The wholesome social network

    January 27th, 2019

  179. #72: Libraries, physical and digital, visible and invisible

    January 20th, 2019

  180. #71: Rockeuses, and leaders as facilitators

    January 13th, 2019

  181. #70: What we remember, and why

    January 6th, 2019

  182. #69: Returning home and time’s triptych

    December 30th, 2018

  183. #68: Reading (and writing) heals

    December 23rd, 2018

  184. #67: Speeches from the throne, thinking tools

    December 16th, 2018

  185. #66: Scattered

    December 9th, 2018

  186. #65: Working and rest

    December 2nd, 2018

  187. #64: No choice

    November 25th, 2018

  188. #63: Competing priorities at Laurel Creek Conservation Area

    November 18th, 2018

  189. #62: Blogroll

    November 11th, 2018

  190. #61: Thinky thinky

    November 4th, 2018

  191. #60: Thinking geographically

    October 28th, 2018

  192. #59: Three pairs of links

    October 21st, 2018

  193. #58: Digital history and digital humanities

    October 14th, 2018

  194. #57: Thanksgiving break

    October 7th, 2018

  195. #56: Dropping in

    September 30th, 2018

  196. #55: Communities of care

    September 23rd, 2018

  197. #54: Repeated experiences

    September 16th, 2018

  198. #53: Writing in books, a personal history

    September 9th, 2018

  199. #52: A year in (review)

    September 2nd, 2018

  200. #51: Learning and escaping through simulation

    August 26th, 2018

  201. #50: We shape the land

    August 19th, 2018

  202. #49: Learning languages, loving words

    August 12th, 2018

  203. #48: Cool recipes for a hot day

    August 5th, 2018

  204. #47: Turn to the local

    July 29th, 2018

  205. #46: Heat

    July 22nd, 2018

  206. #45: Humbly human

    July 15th, 2018

  207. #44: Working (remotely)

    July 8th, 2018

  208. #43: Centennial

    July 1st, 2018

  209. #42: Creative constraints

    June 24th, 2018

  210. #41: Historically minded

    June 17th, 2018

  211. #40: A quantified, incentivized life

    June 10th, 2018

  212. #39: Here I go again!

    June 3rd, 2018

  213. #38: Pacifism

    May 27th, 2018

  214. #37: Working (together)

    May 20th, 2018

  215. #36: Science fair!!

    May 13th, 2018

  216. #35: Working

    May 6th, 2018

  217. #34: Portable pasta party kit

    April 29th, 2018

  218. #33: Keep going

    April 22nd, 2018

  219. #32: Season 2, episode 22

    April 15th, 2018

  220. #31: Regularly local

    April 8th, 2018

  221. #30: M*A*S*H

    April 1st, 2018

  222. #29: On the environment

    March 25th, 2018

  223. #28: Robots!

    March 18th, 2018

  224. #27: Editing

    March 11th, 2018

  225. #26: Presenting work

    March 4th, 2018

  226. #25: The importance of internet access

    February 25th, 2018

  227. #24: Ode to the road

    February 18th, 2018

  228. #23: Some links

    February 11th, 2018

  229. #22: Life is long

    February 4th, 2018

  230. #21: Complex, connected problems

    January 28th, 2018

  231. #20: Profiles and interviews

    January 21st, 2018

  232. #19: Thinking about time

    January 14th, 2018

  233. #18: “Feed”

    January 7th, 2018

  234. #17: Constant questions

    December 31st, 2017

  235. #16: Three welcome books

    December 24th, 2017

  236. #15: Small victories

    December 17th, 2017

  237. #14: Our faves are problematic

    December 10th, 2017

  238. #13: The Seven Year Itch

    December 3rd, 2017

  239. #12: Bye Bye Birdie

    November 26th, 2017

  240. #11: What’s a personal bio good for?

    November 19th, 2017

  241. #10: Research reading

    November 12th, 2017

  242. #9: Modern monopolies

    November 5th, 2017

  243. #8: Civic tech

    October 29th, 2017

  244. #7: A revealing week

    October 22nd, 2017

  245. #6: Veritable listening

    October 15th, 2017

  246. #5: Newsletter recommendations

    October 8th, 2017

  247. #4: Loving libraries

    October 1st, 2017

  248. #3: Conversational contributions

    September 24th, 2017

  249. #2: Questioning labels

    September 17th, 2017

  250. #1: Earthworming

    September 10th, 2017