The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release
Brilliant transcript of a talk by Audrey Watters on predictions about the future of technology, what they mean, why they’re wrong, etc. Very good. (via Russell Davies)
@blech Do! I was tempted to see it again, which is unusual.
American Honey, Nocturnal Animals and Arrival. All so very good. That is all.
@phl Yup, not everyone could be online or has spare data on their phones.
Rehearsing lines via crackly free teleconferencing. I’m sure this exactly how Ralph Fiennes does it.
No answers to telco question but I tried freeconference.com which seemed to work well. I *think* its calls are standard rate in the UK.
Can anyone recommend a free-ish conference call service in UK? i.e., only pay for the local-number calls into it? (please don’t spam me, ple
@philgyford Odd that he can cope with “millennial” though. Almost as if he’s being purposeful contrary...
@tomcoates Yeah, I’d suggest he just needs a new dictionary (or the ability to google) for “meme” but “trope”?! People are weird.
I hate jargon too, but complaining about 40-year-old “meme” and centuries-old “trope” seems… wilfully dumb? theguardian.com/world/2016/nov…
@philgyford @tomcoates I kinda want to reply asking what a “Concise Oxford Dictionary” is