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Twitter Thoughts – 20160228

Irregular and incomplete collection of various snark that I published on social media (mainly twitter) in the last few months.   “Design like you’re right, listen like you’re wrong.” Todays Action Plan: 1. Doo 2. Bee 3. Doo. 4. Bee 5. … [Read more]

Dragonfruit

Dragonfruit is a real thing. I wonder why I'm eating it. Tastes like looks, cross between a kiwi fruit and crocodile steaks. … [Read more]

Things Are Making Me Stupid

Everywhere I turn the INTERNET OF THINGS is headline news. Lightbulbs, activity monitoring, hours sleep, hours awake and hours spent "in the zone". The first tier is quasi-rabid neo-capitalists of silicon valley who are working on guaranteeing their … [Read more]

Blogging Success Is Simply About Doing

You can be guaranteed that nothing will happen if you publish nothing. I can guarantee that something will happen if you publish something. After you are publishing something, people can find you. And you can improve. And you can work out what can … [Read more]

Video: Libraries in 1922

Its so easy to forget the hundreds of hours I spent in libraries studying for school and university. Today I have no reason to leave my desk. Here is what access to information was like in 1922: Featured libraries include the British Museum, the … [Read more]

Video:Adele – Hello / Lacrimosa (Mozart) – ThePianoGuys

Weird but it works. Enjoyed it.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZjFMj7OHTw … [Read more]

Microsoft Still Hates Its Customers

I hate Microsoft Office. To further insult me Microsoft has a proprietary installer that is incapable of partial updates. How the heck does a 2.5 Gigabyte download make your customers happy ? Stuff you Microsoft Office. Go home. You're Drunk. … [Read more]

Twitter Thoughts – 20160104

Irregular and incomplete collection of various snark that I published on social media (mainly twitter) in the last few months.   If you think education is expensive, try ignorance" -Silvia Hagen, Do's and Don't of Transition Comfortable is … [Read more]

Podcasts I Would Recommend To You – 2016

One the reasons I co-founded Packet Pushers Podcast is that I love listening to podcasts. Around 2008/9, I was commuting by car for roughly three hours a day, a nightmarish amount of unproductive and wasted time and it was podcasts kept me sane. … [Read more]

Video: Uncanny valley

Brilliant. SciFi short on virtual reality. Totally got me into the story in less than 10 minutes. In the slums of the future, virtual reality junkies satisfy their violent impulses in online entertainment. An expert player discovers that the line … [Read more]