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. #210: Little reading

    September 12th, 2021

  2. #209: September, you’re finally here

    September 5th, 2021

  3. #208: Reading and movies

    August 29th, 2021

  4. #207: August free fall

    August 22nd, 2021

  5. #206: Democratic event(s)

    August 15th, 2021

  6. #205: Let’s get nerdy

    August 8th, 2021

  7. #204: Cool sunsets

    August 1st, 2021

  8. #203: Parables

    July 25th, 2021

  9. #202: Boredom, boiling frogs, and miscellany

    July 18th, 2021

  10. #201: Summer dreaming

    July 11th, 2021

  11. #200: “You give me life”

    July 4th, 2021

  12. #199: Loading

    June 27th, 2021

  13. #198: Cooking, staying hungry

    June 20th, 2021

  14. #197: Responding to violence

    June 13th, 2021

  15. #196: Doors Open (online)

    June 6th, 2021

  16. #195: 215 children

    May 30th, 2021

  17. #194: What’s on the mind

    May 23rd, 2021

  18. #193: Lilacs

    May 16th, 2021

  19. #192: The world is cool

    May 9th, 2021

  20. #191: Anniversaries

    May 2nd, 2021

  21. #190: To what grounds us

    April 25th, 2021

  22. #189: Furious, heartbroken—but not surprised

    April 18th, 2021

  23. #188: Daydream believer

    April 11th, 2021

  24. #187: Sunshine escape

    April 4th, 2021

  25. #186: Rainy day people

    March 28th, 2021

  26. #185: Spring—change, or not

    March 21st, 2021

  27. #184: On we go

    March 14th, 2021

  28. #183: Reporting thoughtfully

    March 7th, 2021

  29. #182: Keeping it light

    February 28th, 2021

  30. #181: Close to home

    February 21st, 2021

  31. #180: Another day older, closer to the grave

    February 14th, 2021

  32. #179: Chase the sun

    February 7th, 2021

  33. #178: Coding by any other name

    January 31st, 2021

  34. #177: Gettin’ sauced

    January 24th, 2021

  35. #176: Working (again)

    January 17th, 2021

  36. #175: This week in anti-democracy…

    January 10th, 2021

  37. #174: Zoom zoom

    January 3rd, 2021

  38. #173: Revisiting

    December 27th, 2020

  39. #172: Five books for the year

    December 20th, 2020

  40. #171: Ugh, algorithms

    December 13th, 2020

  41. #170: PolySeSouvient

    December 6th, 2020

  42. #169: Waiting

    November 29th, 2020

  43. #168: Adventuring

    November 22nd, 2020

  44. #167: For the love of knowledge

    November 15th, 2020

  45. #166: Trivial links

    November 8th, 2020

  46. #165: Blowing hot air

    November 1st, 2020

  47. #164: Argh

    October 25th, 2020

  48. #163: On Mi’kmaw waters

    October 18th, 2020

  49. #162: A sense of perspective

    October 11th, 2020

  50. #161: Leafing through

    October 4th, 2020

  51. #160: Books at hand

    September 27th, 2020

  52. #159: COVID crime

    September 20th, 2020

  53. #158: Rainy morning adventures

    September 13th, 2020

  54. #157: Maintenance, care, attention

    September 6th, 2020

  55. #156: Week in review

    August 30th, 2020

  56. #155: TV time and world-building

    August 23rd, 2020

  57. #154: Remembering (how) to relax

    August 16th, 2020

  58. #153: Roads

    August 9th, 2020

  59. #152: Rain day thoughts

    August 2nd, 2020

  60. #151: Some links

    July 26th, 2020

  61. #150: Virtual community

    July 19th, 2020

  62. #149: Snapshots of the week

    July 12th, 2020

  63. #148: Halfway through 2020

    July 5th, 2020

  64. #147: One link to listen

    June 28th, 2020

  65. #146: Heat, work, history

    June 21st, 2020

  66. #145: Who’s watching?

    June 14th, 2020

  67. #144: What to say

    June 7th, 2020

  68. #143: A difficult week

    May 31st, 2020

  69. #142: To your taste

    May 24th, 2020

  70. #141: New shelves

    May 17th, 2020

  71. #140: In memoriam

    May 10th, 2020

  72. #139: Beautiful words

    May 3rd, 2020

  73. #138: Wordy cookbooks

    April 26th, 2020

  74. #137: Day off reading

    April 19th, 2020

  75. #136: Parliament carries on

    April 12th, 2020

  76. #135: Personal websites

    April 5th, 2020

  77. #134: Do nothing struggles

    March 29th, 2020

  78. #133: Sims

    March 22nd, 2020

  79. #132: Now so fast, history so slow

    March 15th, 2020

  80. #131: Finding focus

    March 8th, 2020

  81. #130: 2x3 links (misc, archives) and a phrase

    March 1st, 2020

  82. #129: Spring, feelings, readings

    February 23rd, 2020

  83. #128: Family time

    February 16th, 2020

  84. #127: Collected links

    February 9th, 2020

  85. #126: Mining my messages

    February 2nd, 2020

  86. #125: Facilitating access

    January 26th, 2020

  87. #124: Snow slow

    January 19th, 2020

  88. #123: Retreat to the wholesome

    January 12th, 2020

  89. #122: Archives and walking and links

    January 5th, 2020

  90. #121: Engage!

    December 29th, 2019

  91. #120: This year’s books

    December 22nd, 2019

  92. #119: Top shelf (think books, not booze)

    December 15th, 2019

  93. #118: Thirty years later

    December 8th, 2019

  94. #117: Principles of parliamentary practice

    December 1st, 2019

  95. #116: Web links

    November 24th, 2019

  96. #115: P-p-p-policy!! (Or, what Lucas does at work)

    November 17th, 2019

  97. #114: A parliamentary (precinct) tour

    November 10th, 2019

  98. #113: Stories beyond the data

    November 3rd, 2019

  99. #112: Public service

    October 27th, 2019

  100. #111: Functions of a living situation

    October 20th, 2019

  101. #110: The sites I visit

    October 13th, 2019

  102. #109: The slump

    October 6th, 2019

  103. #108: Models for decision and action

    September 29th, 2019

  104. #107: A drop-in space

    September 22nd, 2019

  105. #106: Bookmark finds

    September 15th, 2019

  106. #105: Travelling in place

    September 8th, 2019

  107. #104: Through the eyes of another

    September 1st, 2019

  108. #103: Structure

    August 25th, 2019

  109. #102: A geography of intentional sound

    August 18th, 2019

  110. #101: Happy days

    August 11th, 2019

  111. #100: Living principles

    August 4th, 2019

  112. #99: Levels of critical digital work

    July 28th, 2019

  113. #98: Questions for learning

    July 21st, 2019

  114. #97: Digital government and civic tech

    July 14th, 2019

  115. #96: Opera

    July 7th, 2019

  116. #95: Let’s take a walk

    June 30th, 2019

  117. #94: Words and links

    June 23rd, 2019

  118. #93: Accessible public spaces

    June 16th, 2019

  119. #92: A working carrying capacity

    June 9th, 2019

  120. #91: Doors Open

    June 2nd, 2019

  121. #90: Walking toward a social summer

    May 26th, 2019

  122. #89: Three blobs of words

    May 19th, 2019

  123. #88: Grounding history

    May 12th, 2019

  124. #87: A day off

    May 5th, 2019

  125. #86: Look up

    April 28th, 2019

  126. #85: Valuing openness

    April 21st, 2019

  127. #84: Thinking frames

    April 14th, 2019

  128. #83: Boomer empowerment

    April 7th, 2019

  129. #82: Making time for music, for silence

    March 31st, 2019

  130. #81: A family day

    March 24th, 2019

  131. #80: Communicating depth

    March 17th, 2019

  132. #79: The signs

    March 10th, 2019

  133. #78: I, you, we (maybe?)

    March 3rd, 2019

  134. #77: Words I avoid

    February 24th, 2019

  135. #76: The 80s and links

    February 17th, 2019

  136. #75: Standing in place

    February 10th, 2019

  137. #74: When you want to get out and read

    February 3rd, 2019

  138. #73: The wholesome social network

    January 27th, 2019

  139. #72: Libraries, physical and digital, visible and invisible

    January 20th, 2019

  140. #71: Rockeuses, and leaders as facilitators

    January 13th, 2019

  141. #70: What we remember, and why

    January 6th, 2019

  142. #69: Returning home and time’s triptych

    December 30th, 2018

  143. #68: Reading (and writing) heals

    December 23rd, 2018

  144. #67: Speeches from the throne, thinking tools

    December 16th, 2018

  145. #66: Scattered

    December 9th, 2018

  146. #65: Working and rest

    December 2nd, 2018

  147. #64: No choice

    November 25th, 2018

  148. #63: Competing priorities at Laurel Creek Conservation Area

    November 18th, 2018

  149. #62: Blogroll

    November 11th, 2018

  150. #61: Thinky thinky

    November 4th, 2018

  151. #60: Thinking geographically

    October 28th, 2018

  152. #59: Three pairs of links

    October 21st, 2018

  153. #58: Digital history and digital humanities

    October 14th, 2018

  154. #57: Thanksgiving break

    October 7th, 2018

  155. #56: Dropping in

    September 30th, 2018

  156. #55: Communities of care

    September 23rd, 2018

  157. #54: Repeated experiences

    September 16th, 2018

  158. #53: Writing in books, a personal history

    September 9th, 2018

  159. #52: A year in (review)

    September 2nd, 2018

  160. #51: Learning and escaping through simulation

    August 26th, 2018

  161. #50: We shape the land

    August 19th, 2018

  162. #49: Learning languages, loving words

    August 12th, 2018

  163. #48: Cool recipes for a hot day

    August 5th, 2018

  164. #47: Turn to the local

    July 29th, 2018

  165. #46: Heat

    July 22nd, 2018

  166. #45: Humbly human

    July 15th, 2018

  167. #44: Working (remotely)

    July 8th, 2018

  168. #43: Centennial

    July 1st, 2018

  169. #42: Creative constraints

    June 24th, 2018

  170. #41: Historically minded

    June 17th, 2018

  171. #40: A quantified, incentivized life

    June 10th, 2018

  172. #39: Here I go again!

    June 3rd, 2018

  173. #38: Pacifism

    May 27th, 2018

  174. #37: Working (together)

    May 20th, 2018

  175. #36: Science fair!!

    May 13th, 2018

  176. #35: Working

    May 6th, 2018

  177. #34: Portable pasta party kit

    April 29th, 2018

  178. #33: Keep going

    April 22nd, 2018

  179. #32: Season 2, episode 22

    April 15th, 2018

  180. #31: Regularly local

    April 8th, 2018

  181. #30: M*A*S*H

    April 1st, 2018

  182. #29: On the environment

    March 25th, 2018

  183. #28: Robots!

    March 18th, 2018

  184. #27: Editing

    March 11th, 2018

  185. #26: Presenting work

    March 4th, 2018

  186. #25: The importance of internet access

    February 25th, 2018

  187. #24: Ode to the road

    February 18th, 2018

  188. #23: Some links

    February 11th, 2018

  189. #22: Life is long

    February 4th, 2018

  190. #21: Complex, connected problems

    January 28th, 2018

  191. #20: Profiles and interviews

    January 21st, 2018

  192. #19: Thinking about time

    January 14th, 2018

  193. #18: “Feed”

    January 7th, 2018

  194. #17: Constant questions

    December 31st, 2017

  195. #16: Three welcome books

    December 24th, 2017

  196. #15: Small victories

    December 17th, 2017

  197. #14: Our faves are problematic

    December 10th, 2017

  198. #13: The Seven Year Itch

    December 3rd, 2017

  199. #12: Bye Bye Birdie

    November 26th, 2017

  200. #11: What’s a personal bio good for?

    November 19th, 2017

  201. #10: Research reading

    November 12th, 2017

  202. #9: Modern monopolies

    November 5th, 2017

  203. #8: Civic tech

    October 29th, 2017

  204. #7: A revealing week

    October 22nd, 2017

  205. #6: Veritable listening

    October 15th, 2017

  206. #5: Newsletter recommendations

    October 8th, 2017

  207. #4: Loving libraries

    October 1st, 2017

  208. #3: Conversational contributions

    September 24th, 2017

  209. #2: Questioning labels

    September 17th, 2017

  210. #1: Earthworming

    September 10th, 2017