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. #201: Summer dreaming

    July 11th, 2021

  2. #200: “You give me life”

    July 4th, 2021

  3. #199: Loading

    June 27th, 2021

  4. #198: Cooking, staying hungry

    June 20th, 2021

  5. #197: Responding to violence

    June 13th, 2021

  6. #196: Doors Open (online)

    June 6th, 2021

  7. #195: 215 children

    May 30th, 2021

  8. #194: What’s on the mind

    May 23rd, 2021

  9. #193: Lilacs

    May 16th, 2021

  10. #192: The world is cool

    May 9th, 2021

  11. #191: Anniversaries

    May 2nd, 2021

  12. #190: To what grounds us

    April 25th, 2021

  13. #189: Furious, heartbroken—but not surprised

    April 18th, 2021

  14. #188: Daydream believer

    April 11th, 2021

  15. #187: Sunshine escape

    April 4th, 2021

  16. #186: Rainy day people

    March 28th, 2021

  17. #185: Spring—change, or not

    March 21st, 2021

  18. #184: On we go

    March 14th, 2021

  19. #183: Reporting thoughtfully

    March 7th, 2021

  20. #182: Keeping it light

    February 28th, 2021

  21. #181: Close to home

    February 21st, 2021

  22. #180: Another day older, closer to the grave

    February 14th, 2021

  23. #179: Chase the sun

    February 7th, 2021

  24. #178: Coding by any other name

    January 31st, 2021

  25. #177: Gettin’ sauced

    January 24th, 2021

  26. #176: Working (again)

    January 17th, 2021

  27. #175: This week in anti-democracy…

    January 10th, 2021

  28. #174: Zoom zoom

    January 3rd, 2021

  29. #173: Revisiting

    December 27th, 2020

  30. #172: Five books for the year

    December 20th, 2020

  31. #171: Ugh, algorithms

    December 13th, 2020

  32. #170: PolySeSouvient

    December 6th, 2020

  33. #169: Waiting

    November 29th, 2020

  34. #168: Adventuring

    November 22nd, 2020

  35. #167: For the love of knowledge

    November 15th, 2020

  36. #166: Trivial links

    November 8th, 2020

  37. #165: Blowing hot air

    November 1st, 2020

  38. #164: Argh

    October 25th, 2020

  39. #163: On Mi’kmaw waters

    October 18th, 2020

  40. #162: A sense of perspective

    October 11th, 2020

  41. #161: Leafing through

    October 4th, 2020

  42. #160: Books at hand

    September 27th, 2020

  43. #159: COVID crime

    September 20th, 2020

  44. #158: Rainy morning adventures

    September 13th, 2020

  45. #157: Maintenance, care, attention

    September 6th, 2020

  46. #156: Week in review

    August 30th, 2020

  47. #155: TV time and world-building

    August 23rd, 2020

  48. #154: Remembering (how) to relax

    August 16th, 2020

  49. #153: Roads

    August 9th, 2020

  50. #152: Rain day thoughts

    August 2nd, 2020

  51. #151: Some links

    July 26th, 2020

  52. #150: Virtual community

    July 19th, 2020

  53. #149: Snapshots of the week

    July 12th, 2020

  54. #148: Halfway through 2020

    July 5th, 2020

  55. #147: One link to listen

    June 28th, 2020

  56. #146: Heat, work, history

    June 21st, 2020

  57. #145: Who’s watching?

    June 14th, 2020

  58. #144: What to say

    June 7th, 2020

  59. #143: A difficult week

    May 31st, 2020

  60. #142: To your taste

    May 24th, 2020

  61. #141: New shelves

    May 17th, 2020

  62. #140: In memoriam

    May 10th, 2020

  63. #139: Beautiful words

    May 3rd, 2020

  64. #138: Wordy cookbooks

    April 26th, 2020

  65. #137: Day off reading

    April 19th, 2020

  66. #136: Parliament carries on

    April 12th, 2020

  67. #135: Personal websites

    April 5th, 2020

  68. #134: Do nothing struggles

    March 29th, 2020

  69. #133: Sims

    March 22nd, 2020

  70. #132: Now so fast, history so slow

    March 15th, 2020

  71. #131: Finding focus

    March 8th, 2020

  72. #130: 2x3 links (misc, archives) and a phrase

    March 1st, 2020

  73. #129: Spring, feelings, readings

    February 23rd, 2020

  74. #128: Family time

    February 16th, 2020

  75. #127: Collected links

    February 9th, 2020

  76. #126: Mining my messages

    February 2nd, 2020

  77. #125: Facilitating access

    January 26th, 2020

  78. #124: Snow slow

    January 19th, 2020

  79. #123: Retreat to the wholesome

    January 12th, 2020

  80. #122: Archives and walking and links

    January 5th, 2020

  81. #121: Engage!

    December 29th, 2019

  82. #120: This year’s books

    December 22nd, 2019

  83. #119: Top shelf (think books, not booze)

    December 15th, 2019

  84. #118: Thirty years later

    December 8th, 2019

  85. #117: Principles of parliamentary practice

    December 1st, 2019

  86. #116: Web links

    November 24th, 2019

  87. #115: P-p-p-policy!! (Or, what Lucas does at work)

    November 17th, 2019

  88. #114: A parliamentary (precinct) tour

    November 10th, 2019

  89. #113: Stories beyond the data

    November 3rd, 2019

  90. #112: Public service

    October 27th, 2019

  91. #111: Functions of a living situation

    October 20th, 2019

  92. #110: The sites I visit

    October 13th, 2019

  93. #109: The slump

    October 6th, 2019

  94. #108: Models for decision and action

    September 29th, 2019

  95. #107: A drop-in space

    September 22nd, 2019

  96. #106: Bookmark finds

    September 15th, 2019

  97. #105: Travelling in place

    September 8th, 2019

  98. #104: Through the eyes of another

    September 1st, 2019

  99. #103: Structure

    August 25th, 2019

  100. #102: A geography of intentional sound

    August 18th, 2019

  101. #101: Happy days

    August 11th, 2019

  102. #100: Living principles

    August 4th, 2019

  103. #99: Levels of critical digital work

    July 28th, 2019

  104. #98: Questions for learning

    July 21st, 2019

  105. #97: Digital government and civic tech

    July 14th, 2019

  106. #96: Opera

    July 7th, 2019

  107. #95: Let’s take a walk

    June 30th, 2019

  108. #94: Words and links

    June 23rd, 2019

  109. #93: Accessible public spaces

    June 16th, 2019

  110. #92: A working carrying capacity

    June 9th, 2019

  111. #91: Doors Open

    June 2nd, 2019

  112. #90: Walking toward a social summer

    May 26th, 2019

  113. #89: Three blobs of words

    May 19th, 2019

  114. #88: Grounding history

    May 12th, 2019

  115. #87: A day off

    May 5th, 2019

  116. #86: Look up

    April 28th, 2019

  117. #85: Valuing openness

    April 21st, 2019

  118. #84: Thinking frames

    April 14th, 2019

  119. #83: Boomer empowerment

    April 7th, 2019

  120. #82: Making time for music, for silence

    March 31st, 2019

  121. #81: A family day

    March 24th, 2019

  122. #80: Communicating depth

    March 17th, 2019

  123. #79: The signs

    March 10th, 2019

  124. #78: I, you, we (maybe?)

    March 3rd, 2019

  125. #77: Words I avoid

    February 24th, 2019

  126. #76: The 80s and links

    February 17th, 2019

  127. #75: Standing in place

    February 10th, 2019

  128. #74: When you want to get out and read

    February 3rd, 2019

  129. #73: The wholesome social network

    January 27th, 2019

  130. #72: Libraries, physical and digital, visible and invisible

    January 20th, 2019

  131. #71: Rockeuses, and leaders as facilitators

    January 13th, 2019

  132. #70: What we remember, and why

    January 6th, 2019

  133. #69: Returning home and time’s triptych

    December 30th, 2018

  134. #68: Reading (and writing) heals

    December 23rd, 2018

  135. #67: Speeches from the throne, thinking tools

    December 16th, 2018

  136. #66: Scattered

    December 9th, 2018

  137. #65: Working and rest

    December 2nd, 2018

  138. #64: No choice

    November 25th, 2018

  139. #63: Competing priorities at Laurel Creek Conservation Area

    November 18th, 2018

  140. #62: Blogroll

    November 11th, 2018

  141. #61: Thinky thinky

    November 4th, 2018

  142. #60: Thinking geographically

    October 28th, 2018

  143. #59: Three pairs of links

    October 21st, 2018

  144. #58: Digital history and digital humanities

    October 14th, 2018

  145. #57: Thanksgiving break

    October 7th, 2018

  146. #56: Dropping in

    September 30th, 2018

  147. #55: Communities of care

    September 23rd, 2018

  148. #54: Repeated experiences

    September 16th, 2018

  149. #53: Writing in books, a personal history

    September 9th, 2018

  150. #52: A year in (review)

    September 2nd, 2018

  151. #51: Learning and escaping through simulation

    August 26th, 2018

  152. #50: We shape the land

    August 19th, 2018

  153. #49: Learning languages, loving words

    August 12th, 2018

  154. #48: Cool recipes for a hot day

    August 5th, 2018

  155. #47: Turn to the local

    July 29th, 2018

  156. #46: Heat

    July 22nd, 2018

  157. #45: Humbly human

    July 15th, 2018

  158. #44: Working (remotely)

    July 8th, 2018

  159. #43: Centennial

    July 1st, 2018

  160. #42: Creative constraints

    June 24th, 2018

  161. #41: Historically minded

    June 17th, 2018

  162. #40: A quantified, incentivized life

    June 10th, 2018

  163. #39: Here I go again!

    June 3rd, 2018

  164. #38: Pacifism

    May 27th, 2018

  165. #37: Working (together)

    May 20th, 2018

  166. #36: Science fair!!

    May 13th, 2018

  167. #35: Working

    May 6th, 2018

  168. #34: Portable pasta party kit

    April 29th, 2018

  169. #33: Keep going

    April 22nd, 2018

  170. #32: Season 2, episode 22

    April 15th, 2018

  171. #31: Regularly local

    April 8th, 2018

  172. #30: M*A*S*H

    April 1st, 2018

  173. #29: On the environment

    March 25th, 2018

  174. #28: Robots!

    March 18th, 2018

  175. #27: Editing

    March 11th, 2018

  176. #26: Presenting work

    March 4th, 2018

  177. #25: The importance of internet access

    February 25th, 2018

  178. #24: Ode to the road

    February 18th, 2018

  179. #23: Some links

    February 11th, 2018

  180. #22: Life is long

    February 4th, 2018

  181. #21: Complex, connected problems

    January 28th, 2018

  182. #20: Profiles and interviews

    January 21st, 2018

  183. #19: Thinking about time

    January 14th, 2018

  184. #18: “Feed”

    January 7th, 2018

  185. #17: Constant questions

    December 31st, 2017

  186. #16: Three welcome books

    December 24th, 2017

  187. #15: Small victories

    December 17th, 2017

  188. #14: Our faves are problematic

    December 10th, 2017

  189. #13: The Seven Year Itch

    December 3rd, 2017

  190. #12: Bye Bye Birdie

    November 26th, 2017

  191. #11: What’s a personal bio good for?

    November 19th, 2017

  192. #10: Research reading

    November 12th, 2017

  193. #9: Modern monopolies

    November 5th, 2017

  194. #8: Civic tech

    October 29th, 2017

  195. #7: A revealing week

    October 22nd, 2017

  196. #6: Veritable listening

    October 15th, 2017

  197. #5: Newsletter recommendations

    October 8th, 2017

  198. #4: Loving libraries

    October 1st, 2017

  199. #3: Conversational contributions

    September 24th, 2017

  200. #2: Questioning labels

    September 17th, 2017

  201. #1: Earthworming

    September 10th, 2017