• “Hints for Computer System Design”— Butler Lampson bwlampson.site/33-Hints/… “We are faced with an insurmountable opportunity. (W. Kelley)”

  • If you have access to @bbciplayer Leave to Remain: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b05xxj3y is compelling, troubling viewing (available for a few days). Also available via the usual streaming channels leave2remainthefilm.com

  • Had a go at lino printing at local treasure of a book shop ‘Book-ish’. www.book-ish.co.uk

  • A UK Sikh charity building a network to support those on the streets in need of food. www.bbc.co.uk

  • Red #photo

    Red bowls

  • I say to the 6-year old. “Oh, look! We’re about to be overtaken by a green Ferrari”. Distracted for a moment from some Minecraft peril or victory, he looks up. “Lamborghini”.

  • Thanks @NASA for the chance to follow along with these adventures imgs.xkcd.com/comics/op…

  • I dare you to watch this and not jump around the room. Guitar, Drum and Bass, Series 1: 2. On Bass… Tina Weymouth!: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00023xl

  • A place to reflect #photo #2019

  • The late Jeremy Hardy

    “I won’t suggest that you vote for the Socialist Alliance; I’ll just tell you that I’m voting for it, for some skittish reason of my own.” www.theguardian.com/politics/… That word ‘skittish’ exemplifies Jeremy Hardy’s material—ever likely to skeeter off from the ostensible topic into something more self-revelatory, coffee-spitting hilarious and skewering to the targets of his humour.

  • I just love posts like this twitter.com/thekatsmi… — insights into how others navigate their learning and work

  • …and, of course there’s an RSS feed for the new SvN daringfireball.net/linked/20…

  • Still impossibly cute. After all these years.

  • Walk. New year. #photo #2019

  • “people are all really the same: they respond well to kindness; they like to share what they have; they want to bequeath peace to their children” www.theguardian.com/commentis…

  • Christmas Day evening, once the cooking and eating was done, browsed this gift. Coincidentally, Apollo 13 was on TV and the AGCs featured (most in terms of the trepidation that having to switching them off to save power occasioned).

  • The sage was frosty this morning as I picked it to make stuffing for our meal. Happy Christmas and Holiday celebrations everyone!

  • Paper. #photo #2018

  • Brexit and technology: How network effects will damage UK IT industry - Ross Anderson

    What would the world’s engineers think about moving to Britain after a high-profile vote for xenophobia?

  • Rock. #photo #2011

  • I think mum would have been fascinated that the Christmas tree lights are HomeKit-enabled. But equally, happy that as ever we have the star from a Nepal market in pride of place.

    Tech assembled with: - Raspberry Pi Zero, Pimoroni blog post , Homebridge, a tiny Flask app

    from flask import Flask

    import explorerhat as eh

    app = Flask(name)

    @app(‘/on’) def on(): eh.motor.two.forwards(50) return ‘ON’

    @app(‘/off’) def off(): eh.motor.two.forwards(0) return ‘OFF’

    @app(‘/brightness/’) def brightness(level): eh.motor.two.forwards(int(level) / 2) return ‘Level %s’ % level

  • Up #photo #2018

  • Yellow. #photo

  • A very engaging food/travel documentary.

    Nadiya’s Asian Odyssey, Series 1: 2. Nepal: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bvkdjb via @bbciplayer

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