100 episodes

Historian and loudmouth Jason Scott shares stories of technology, retrocomputing, documentary filmmaking, and general schennanigans from his decades of travels and research. From experiences on the road while shooting documentaries to often-obscure points of order, Jason keeps a fast-moving pace and even he doesn't know where we're ending up at the end.

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Historian and loudmouth Jason Scott shares stories of technology, retrocomputing, documentary filmmaking, and general schennanigans from his decades of travels and research. From experiences on the road while shooting documentaries to often-obscure points of order, Jason keeps a fast-moving pace and even he doesn't know where we're ending up at the end.

    The Transcription and Summarization Episode

    The Transcription and Summarization Episode

    The Transcription and Summarization Episode: LLMs, Modems, Magic, Technology, Infinite Toys, Change, Promises, Reality, Tascam, Amiga, Manuals, Summarization, Weird But Tireless, Always a Revolution.

    Some quick thoughts on the world of LLMs as they start entering my life (and many others) from the point of view of a half century of technology.

    • 16 min
    The UMATIC Gems Episode

    The UMATIC Gems Episode

    The UMATIC Gems Episode: A Small Hot Room, The Mechanisms, The Robots, 40-50 Years, Sony and From Another World, Tensions and Read Heads, Tapes and Decay, The Lifespan, The Future, The Joy of Saving, The Potentials and Possibilities, Mark Pines.

    A rumination on the UMATIC tape decks in my office, which are large, loud and hot.

    • 12 min
    The Bad Review Episode

    The Bad Review Episode

    The Bad Review Episode: 2 Stars Out of 5, Bad Cinematography and No Effort, The Timeline of the BBS Documentary, Choices Made, Experiences Lived, 10 to 15 Minutes, A Crew of One, The Unknown End, The Results, GET LAMP, Your Project's Future.

    A rumination on a 2/5 review I got in 2017 on Amazon for the BBS Documentary. Believe me, I'm quite sure the BBS Documentary is quite fine, but it was nice to remember how weird and unknown the project started out as.

    • 18 min
    The Appreciation For Spaces Episode

    The Appreciation For Spaces Episode

    The Appreciation For Spaces Episode: A Moment of Recognition, A Time of Containment, The Best Separation, Thanks to Sponsorship and Gifts, The Rooms I've Travelled, A Consistency of Inconsistency, A Moment For You.

    Perhaps a well-needed acknowledgement of the time of the moment where I have a lovely office to do my work and get things done.

    Thanks, by the way, to FAXZERO.COM who throw money each month so I can stream from the office without sweating rent as much.

    • 10 min
    The Industrial Spaces Episode

    The Industrial Spaces Episode

    The Industrial Spaces Episode: Hurricane Electric, Ikea Paramus, Customers and Hybrid Customers, Beach Chairs, 19-Inch Racks, Content Delivery Networks, Approaches to Space and Cost, New York Conveyor Basements, Payments in Pain. And Mangoes.

    A rumination on a few industrial spaces I recently spent time in, as well as a greater and perhaps too-late respect for the costs of poor environments.

    • 14 min
    The Teraleak Episode

    The Teraleak Episode

    • 14 min

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