Finally, after 10 years, my Joggler is doing something useful!

*looks at self*

Don't start another project...

*inches towards keyboard*

Stop that...

*reaches out*

Don't you dare...!

`git init .`


"Why isn't there more footage of monsters?"
"What do you mean?"
"People always talked about seeing monsters, but couldn't prove it. Now that everyone carries a camera, we should see lots of films of them."
"We do."
"We do?"
"It's just not the monsters some of us were expecting."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

As we all know, people only use roads in one way. People in cars can't walk, and cyclists can't own businesses.

I got 99 problems and DNS-SD might be one of them but I wouldn't know because I can't browse any DNS-SD services on the machine that's trying to tell me.

@Edent we proposed direct access for the customer in the original report, but I can absolutely understand why that's not been a big focus of the standard that's emerged; security is hard, and the API could be easily subverted to use customer access as an attack vector.

Show thread

I woke up anxious this morning, and spent the next hour or so telling myself that there was no reason to be, asking rhetorically “why am I feeling anxious? Honestly, get a grip”. But then I managed to admit to myself that the world is still crazy, life is still hard, and just because it’s been this way for 6 months doesn’t make it OK. And I don’t think I feel any better, but at least I’m not blaming myself so much. This is still tough, and it’s OK to admit it.

This is a brilliant explanation of face detection and it’s use - well worth a few minutes of your time, *especially* if you know nothing about what computers can do with your pictures these days:

Surely tiers 1, 2 and 3 are Physical, Data Link and Network?

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Today I’ve been reminded of the time we made Tim Berners-Lee into a spider, for some reason.

It's really my own fault for trying to use xargs and xpath and xmllint all at the same time. I think I'll replace it all with a dumb grep.

Show thread

Has anyone in the history of the world ever got xargs to work. 😬


Stop asking candidates if they “believe in” climate change and start asking if they understand it.

It’s science, not Santa Claus.


While I'm glad DT has learned a lot about COVID, I'd rather he'd already done that over the last, say, six months, by listening to his scientists.

Show more

Open social media for the UK