Notes

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Friday, April 16th, 2021

Really, really enjoyed today’s @CIOLinguists talk from Jessica Coon—great stuff!

http://jessica.lingspace.org/

Off to see a luthier about a mandolin.

Thursday, April 15th, 2021

Brighton skies.

Brighton skies.

Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

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Cider’s big day out in Brighton.

Monday, April 12th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @cameronmoll

“Nothing is stopping you from doing the same.”

…if you’re also a white man.

(Otherwise it’s hard enough making a career out of doings things you are totally qualified for.)

Replying to a tweet from @jensimmons

Aw, that’s so kind of you—thank you so much, Jen!

Going to Lewes. brb

Replying to a tweet from @smashingmag

Here’s an invaluable tool for HTML emails:

https://github.com/apparition47/MailTrackerBlocker

(for users, that is)

Today marks the first six decades of crewed spaceflight. Here’s to many more—Поехали!

Today marks the first six decades of crewed spaceflight. Here’s to many more—Поехали!

So @NationalRailenq have reduced the colour contrast on their website—thereby rendering it inaccessible—as “a mark of respect.”

:-|

This is the perfect moment to mention the brilliant progressive web app https://traintimes.org.uk/

رمضان مبارك

Reading Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro.

Buy this book

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Sunday brunch shakshuka.

Sunday brunch shakshuka.

Checked in at Queen's Park. Watching the dogtectives. — with Jessica map

Checked in at Queen’s Park. Watching the dogtectives. — with Jessica

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @jaffathecake

Me: [chanting] horse, horse-

Other devs: horse, HORSE

Pit stop crew: [pounding their clipboard] HORSE, HORSE, HORSE!

Sunday, April 4th, 2021

Reading British Ice by Owen D. Pomery.

Buy this book

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @toolness

Two principles I’ve found to be univerally useful (to design, development, writing) are the robustness principle and the principle of least power:

https://adactio.com/journal/14327

Thursday, April 1st, 2021

On a call with Brody.

On a call with Brody.

Monday, March 29th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @harrybr

19th Century NFTs of the Victorian transatlantic blockchain:

https://atlantic-cable.com/Souvenirs/1858Ads/

“A register will be kept of the orders as they are received…”