Note archive: September, 2018


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Sunday, September 30th, 2018

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Brightonians: it’s a crystal clear evening, and the International Space Station will fly overhead at 8:45pm. Let’s go outside and watch it.

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Tuesday, September 18th, 2018

Sunday, September 16th, 2018


Checked in at The Bugle Inn. Sunday afternoon tunes.

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Friday, September 14th, 2018

In meetings, in Slack, in emails, and any other discussions, I’m making a conscious effort to use the word “tracking” instead of “analytics.”

A small Lakoffian intervention to remind myself of what these scripts mean for the user.

Thursday, September 13th, 2018

Too many businesses treat analytics and tracking scripts as victimless technologies—they only see the benefits (in data acquisation) without understanding the costs (in performance).

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018

Sunday, September 9th, 2018

Nostalgically listening back to a panel discussion from 11 years ago, and it’s fascinating to hear the hot topics of the day that we now take for granted (like wishing CSS had multiple background images)…

Tuesday, September 4th, 2018

Conquerers live in dread of the day when they are shown to be, not superior, but simply lucky.

— The Stone Sky

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

Saturday, September 1st, 2018

Surely William Blake’s Jerusalem is one of the earliest recorded examples of Betteridge’s law of headlines.