JWZ has been doing some thinking about wireless credit cards. Eminently worth a read.
Perhaps I’m just becoming a Luddite, but how does having your money sitting on a chip in your pocket that is readable by anybody with a scanner without you knowing it not freak people out?
Is taking out your credit card, swiping it, then signing the receipt really such a pain point for people?
Music: “When Things Go Wrong (Original Mix)” by Airwave
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.