Notes

5800 sparkline

Friday, February 19th, 2021

Reading Lagoon by Nnedi Okorafor.

Buy this book

Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Touchdown!

Good luck, @PlanetaryKeri! (and everyone on the @NASAPersevere team) #CountdownToMars

🎶 Swan, swan, herring gull, hurrah! 🎶 🦢

🎶 Swan, swan, herring gull, hurrah! 🎶 🦢

Checked in at Queen's Park. The pond in the park — with Jessica map

Checked in at Queen’s Park. The pond in the park — with Jessica

It saddens me to see friends investigating Bitcoin as though it were a legitimate investment instead of a faith-based Ponzi scheme that consumes energy for no reason run by incels who can only string the same four words together.

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @janl

Yup! It’s like flypaper, but for building a blocklist.

Reading Sustainable Web Design by Tom Greenwood.

Tuesday, February 16th, 2021

Trans women are women.

Saturday, February 13th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @danmall

Friday, February 12th, 2021

Adam Curtis is QAnon for Guardian readers.

I prefer @TomScott’s version: https://www.tomscott.com/infinite-adam-curtis/

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @azumbrunnen_

Ugly bags of mostly water.

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @youngElPaso

It’s all about the puns, baby!

Replying to a tweet from @tommorris

Is Wikipedia a website up until the point that I start editing an article?

https://adactio.com/journal/6246

Replying to a tweet from @ambrwlsn90

Responsive Web Typography by @JPamental: https://rwt.io/

Adentures in Typography by @RobinRendle: https://buttondown.email/robinrendle/

Coffee Table Typography by @Magalhini: https://coffeetabletypography.com/

Monday, February 8th, 2021

When you realise that there is no longer a studio audience for University Challenge, the added soundtrack of applause just sounds creepy.

It is a happy coincidence that these two blog posts were published exactly six years apart:

https://adactio.com/journal/tags/blood

February 7th, 2015: https://adactio.com/journal/8352

February 7th, 2021: https://adactio.com/journal/17798

Replying to a tweet from @RealAlanDalton

It is a coincidence! But I like it!

Friday, February 5th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @fdelbrayelle

Yes! Robert Cailliau is very interested in the history of the Mundaneum—a precursor to the memex, in a way.

Thursday, February 4th, 2021

There are still tickets available for tomorrow’s online Web Stories conference—just €5!

https://webstoriesconf.com/

I’m really looking forward to talks by @LeonieWatson, @JohnAllsopp, and more…