Cam Pegg

Hi, I’m Cam.

I’m a digital product and strategy guy working at Critical Mass in New York City. I help people solve problems and build useful, intuitive and delightful products and services.

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Running Around

A map showing the route for ‘Easy Miles’

September 17, 2021 at 6:18a.m.

Easy Miles

  • Time: 33:11
  • Distance: 6.57km / 4.08mi
  • Pace: 5:03/km / 8:07/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Blergh’

September 16, 2021 at 5:59a.m.


  • Time: 50:08
  • Distance: 10.1km / 6.28mi
  • Pace: 4:57/km / 7:59/mi
A map showing the route for ‘Tuesday Workout’

September 14, 2021 at 5:59a.m.

Tuesday Workout

  • Time: 1:13:59
  • Distance: 15.51km / 9.63mi
  • Pace: 4:46/km / 7:40/mi
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September 19, 2021

Machine Learning’s Crumbling Foundations

Technological debt is insidious, a kind of socio-infrastructural subprime crisis that’s unfolding around us in slow motion. Our digital infrastructure is built atop layers and layers and layers of code that’s insecure due to a combination of bad practices and bad frameworks.

1,572 words • 7 minute read

September 15, 2021

Ads, privacy and confusion

The consumer internet industry spent two decades building a huge, complex, chaotic pile of tools and systems to track and analyse what people do on the internet, and we’ve spent the last half-decade arguing about that, sometimes for very good reasons, and sometimes with strong doses of panic and opportunism. Now that’s mostly going to change, between unilateral decisions by some big tech platforms and waves of regulation from all around the world.

Benedict Evans • 1,235 words • 6 minute read

September 7, 2021

Chaos Theory: A Unified Theory of Muppet Type

Every once in a while, an idea comes along that changes the way we all look at ourselves forever. Before Descartes, nobody knew they were thinking. They all believed they were just mulling. Until Karl Marx, everyone totally hated one another but nobody knew quite why.

Slate • 929 words • 4 minute read

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Home Again
Chicago, Part 2
Negronis @ Dante
Citi Field
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