Oh, good, Google Forms has become a vector for 419 scams. Thanks 2020.

Oooh, nice surprise, my Smartipresence kit has turned up!

The 2020 extended version of Soulwax's NY Lipps is bringing a smile to my face, the likes of which hasn't been seen for months.


Giving up on my failed tasks in Streaks and replacing them with the more general “5 ways to well-being” (plus reading), to help me notice those each day and not fail at specific tasks: mind.org.uk/workplace/mental-h

I can’t do this again today. But what choice is there, except to attempt a facsimile of life. I hope you’re all coping out there, wherever you are.

Once again I find myself wanting to reduce my messaging chaos by using Matrix to access Discord, Slack, Whatsapp, etc, but where to start with that is still hella confusing.

With all these NHS COVID-19 checkins, it’s like being back in the early days of Foursquare.

The US electoral system really does make ours in the UK look sensible. That takes some doing.

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.

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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: hownormalami.eu

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