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Friday, October 1st, 2021

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Looking up in London.

Replying to a tweet from @tosbourn

I use https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest/ for testing the robustness of the HTTPS connection, and I use https://securityheaders.com/ for testing how well HTTP headers are set up.

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I’m such a sucker for gamification when it comes to web performance/security/privacy.

Thursday, September 30th, 2021

Twenty years ago I wrote the first entry in my online journal.

Today I wrote the two thousandth eight hundredth and eighteenth entry.

https://adactio.com/journal

Too late to stop now.

Going to London. brb

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021

Using an RSS reader is like getting a glimpse of what the web would be like it weren’t smothered in JavaScript.

It’s glorious.

Monday, September 27th, 2021

Checked in at Fox On the Downs. Tunes! 🎶 ☘️ — with Jessica map

Checked in at Fox On the Downs. Tunes! 🎶 ☘️ — with Jessica

Sunday, September 26th, 2021

@WeAreNew_Public I’m loving the magazine!

Any chance of providing an RSS feed for the articles published there? 🙏

Friday, September 24th, 2021

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Checked in at Dimsum & Duck. Dim sum! — with Jessica

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

Checked in at Sadler's Wells. Opening night of Akram Khan’s Creature! — with Jessica map

Checked in at Sadler’s Wells. Opening night of Akram Khan’s Creature! — with Jessica

Going to London. brb

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021

The latest episode of the @Clearleft podcast is all about design research, with excerpts from a talk by @GreggCorp and many words of wisdom from @Sniffles:

https://podcast.clearleft.com/season03/episode03/

Replying to a tweet from @cheersfelicia

Welcome to Brighton!

You picked a nice day for it!

Reading The Relentless Moon by Mary Robinette Kowal.

Buy this book

Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Pondering the cognitive dissonance of being in favour of vaccines but against GMO crops.

The science-sceptical arguments against both are remarkably similar.

And both are in reality safe and effective.

Thursday, September 16th, 2021

Learning to write BASIC on my ZX81 was so formative.

Thank you, Clive Sinclair.

Someone needs to update howmanypeopleareinspacerightnow.com

There are fourteen people in space right now (on three different spacecraft).

Tuesday, September 14th, 2021

Replying to a tweet from @genmon

Ooh, yeah, that was fun!

https://adactio.com/journal/1546

Replying to a tweet from @brad_frost

👋

Good times!

Monday, September 13th, 2021

I love it when people share on their websites what books they’re reading/have read.

But I remember seeing one web designer’s online bookshelf where out of 96 books, just two were written by women.

And one of those women was Ayn Rand.