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    Oh Bollards!

    Oh Bollards!

    It’s June 30, 2007. You are standing outside the doors to the terminal at Glasgow International Airport. It’s 3:11 in the afternoon. It’s raining, a little bit. The ground is wet as cars drive past. Then, all of a sudden, a dark green Jeep Grand Cherokee approaches. It’s going too fast. It shouldn’t be going … Continue reading Oh Bollards! →

    Save The Paternoster

    Save The Paternoster

    This is Matt Croydon and you are listening to The Tinycast. These days we humans think we have skyscraper transportation all figured out. If you walk in to the lobby of a building and want to go to the 23rd floor, you know exactly what to do. You find the elevator, push the button, the … Continue reading Save The Paternoster →

    What Your One-Person Podcast can Learn from 99 Percent Invisible in 37 Easy Steps

    What Your One-Person Podcast can Learn from 99 Percent Invisible in 37 Easy Steps

    This is Matt Croydon and you are listening to The Tinycast. I’m always looking for ways to make this show better. I read about how other people make podcasts. I learn about how people make Radio, and how people improve whatever it is that they do. Recently there was a gathering of podcasters. Quite possibly … Continue reading What Your One-Person Podcast can Learn from 99 Percent Invisible in 37 Easy Steps →

    Don’t Catalog a Book by its Cover

    Don’t Catalog a Book by its Cover

    This is Matt Croydon and you are listening to The Tinycast. Libraries have books. A lot of books. Librarians need to know where to put them and the general public needs to know where to find them. This has been a problem in need of a solution since before the existence of books themselves. If … Continue reading Don’t Catalog a Book by its Cover →

    Therac-25

    Therac-25

    Further Reading Medical Devices: The Therac-25, a fantastic technical overview in an appendix from Dr. Nancy Levinson‘s book Safeware. ComputingCases.org ethics class material on Therac 25. Therac-25 and the DEC PDP-11 on Wikipedia. Full Transcript This is Matt Croydon and you are listening to The Tinycast. I write software for a living. I write open … Continue reading Therac-25 →

    Stegosaurus Notebook

    Stegosaurus Notebook

    Full Transcript This is Matt Croydon and you are listening to The Tinycast. When I was a kid, maybe 7 or 8 years old, I was given the best gift ever. It was a little notebook, but it wasn’t just any notebook. It was about the size of an index card. It was green. A … Continue reading Stegosaurus Notebook →

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