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Desktop Vacuum Former

The teenaged version of me would have this over stupid bloody Lego bricks in a heartbeat. Gods, I'm tired of hearing about people doing pointless crap with Lego Bricks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdrHkOf5z94 … [Read more...]

Video: Dust

A Sci-Fi, fantasy inspired by anime and classic horror, Dust is set in a harsh and unpredictable natural environment where people have isolated themselves in an ancient city behind a massive wall. A socially marginalized tracker teams up with a … [Read more...]

Unreadable Pretty Documentation From Omnigroup

Its taking some time to make use of Omnigraffle 7 and I've been looking into replacing my use of Sketch for social media images. I tried the reading the Omnigroup documentation but I'm having big problems. I'm struggling with the utter lack of … [Read more...]

Interesting PR Spam/Malware

I received this innocous looking "infographic spam" email (I get a LOT of these, we never publish them). It demonstrates why I use plain text when sending email to prevent spam, malware etc. I was going to send a polite reply when I noticed this … [Read more...]

Twatters – 20160726

An archive of my cynical , snarky thoughts published on social media over the last month, or two. Or weeks. Like who cares, its social media. Boss: How'd you fix the WAN problem ? Me: I'm the WAN whisperer. Fear me Boss: Me: Boss: You ignored … [Read more...]

Features I Want In the Next Apple iPhone

A cheaper price. Nothing else. Thats it. You see, I don't need a new iPhone. Because a better camera won't make much difference to my photos. Longer battery life isn't a problem. I deleted Facebook and LinkedIn apps and disabled background … [Read more...]

Twitter Thoughts 20160607

An arhive of cynical and snarky thoughts publishing on social media. Walked out of that project meeting without slapping anyone. I feel like such a success today. Hang on. Give me a second. I’m thinking how much or how little I care about … [Read more...]

Don’t Do Crowdchat

I'm often invited to participate in Crowdchat sessions on twitter. The answer is always no. Here's why: I have found my followers complain about the pointless chatter that Crowdchat creates. 140 characters limitation makes Twitter a … [Read more...]

Fear and Loathing at Interop Las Vegas 2016

I'm just back from presenting at Interop Las Vegas 2016. The conference was great and you really should have been there. Seriously, it was awesome and content that you missed would probably have made your mind bleed and eyes bug out like … [Read more...]

Warren Ellis on Proof Reading in MS Word

I hate Microsoft Word. I loathe it with an special passion I have for things that never work, bugs in commercial software, and the fact that I have to use the worst software because "lowest common denominator" always wins. Dammit mathematics how … [Read more...]