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A short and lovely talk by on how Douglas Adams (and the late Ed Victor) helped him get to where he is today:
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although it’d be faster to say:
Everything by Portishead, Grantby
Early DJ Shadow
First 2 Massi…
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Many thanks to for live-tweeting my talk (Debug Better) yesterday!
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Douglas Adams’s Starship Titanic, which I (kind of) worked on, is $1.49 on Steam for PC. Note: 32MB of RAM required…
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Our parser engineer spent months routing inputs from testers to pre-recorded responses. That and other…
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I can be a flexible, winsome, and imperative speaker for your corporate gatherings, library openings, quinceaneras…
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Huge congrats to the slightly stunned on winning the Open Source Citizen of the Year award!
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MRW the typing test is scored on speed but not accuracy - GIF on Imgur
who can provide the origins of because it makes me giggle like a foon every time

(,…
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who can provide the origins of because it makes me giggle like a foon every time

(,…
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They stretched a fun demo short out to 90 mins and filled the gaps with entirely uninspired plotting & wri…
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Yay! I’m glad that it’s hype-resistant. Very looking forward to seeing it.

(BTW, I just saw “Kill Switch”…
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Photo caption of the day, from
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Whenever I think back to children’s TV presenters who I loved, Brian Cant is top of the list.

Thank you for being…
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Finsbury Park attack sounds utterly horrific. I’m glad to see the Stamford Hill Orthodox Jewish community making th…
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White people often cognitively associate blackness with crime, so take exactly the wrong message from incarceration…
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7 days ago
Vets.gov: A Modern Software Development Environment in Government
How is slowly but surely fixing the VA by doing modern software development in government: /via
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Here's to 30 years of Dirk Gently. (Also, here's one of the worst ways to open an author interview.)
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10 days ago
Untitled (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I-KGsBN8mk)
this talk from about prefigurative vs strategic politics is much, MUCH more fun than I’m making it sound:
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Just visited Mariposa, a gluten-free bakery in Oakland

They’re having a party soon

Check out the musical guests
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In which a nice North London family opens the door for Elijah, as they do every Passover… and he comes to stay for…
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Whoops, my apologies. Please either ignore previous tweet or take it with a giant bucket of salt.
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The most interesting, heartening stat of the night. I just hope they can fix the future we’re screwing up for them.
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Thanks!

Yours,
Desperate For Any Actually Kosher Meat In San Francisco (a city of 70,000 Jews and o…
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Interesting piece, thanks! But are you sure Larry Bain sells kosher hot dogs? His site shows no evide…
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RT : Why is quite literally, about life and death.

A few words from myself, a Doctor, working in your ⬇️…
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Darius makes fantastic, interesting, silly, worthwhile and pointless things, and they make the world a better place.
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RT : We're raising a glass to Naomi Alderman, winner of the 2017 , with The Power. Congratulations Naomi!
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This makes about as much sense as killing pensioners to keep people safe, or starving schoolchildren. Is that’s why…
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I’m probably wondering how I ended up in this situation
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19 days ago
Untitled (https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-06-06/in-trump-s-white-house-everything-s-coming-in-two-weeks)
RT : This is brilliant: a story on how Trump keeps incorrectly saying that he'll do things "in two weeks."
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Fascinating thread on Anjem Choudary, the Muslim community that shunned him, and the media that gave him a platform.
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19 days ago
Untitled (http://www.economist.com/blogs/babbage/2012/07/operating-systems-0)
It pisses them off so much that they came up with a term for it years ago:
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Distracted from Apple announcements by pointing to something tiny, shiny and very very tempting:
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There’s enough devastating insight in this analogy to fill a book, or a thousand buckets of programmer tears
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RT : Something to remember as the far right fundraise to intercept ships full of refugees
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IFTTT was the first place I looked, but my god, it’s impossible to search. Unfortunately none of th…
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I don’t think Bugzilla would be the right app for my friend to write her journal entries in, but I like…
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23 days ago
The Brexit no-one wanted | Nog's Musings
The Brexit we’re getting is far worse than the Leave campaigners wanted. Maybe May really is trying to lose?
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RT : Hey, this is going to be a valuable resource! Help bring it to your town
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I ask because rarely has such a short and simple string of words so violently met the part of my br…
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Yes he has, but no, I’m fairly sure there are longer serving staffers still there. (And what time per…
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27 days ago
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Hey Tay, I have a couple of stories for you about virtual world bugs involving furries, because 💖
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I saw staff battle the onboarding problem the whole time I was there - trying to make it smoother.…
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but more than that, SL is a really complex and scary world once you’re inside. It takes a LOT of t…
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People are understandably reluctant to install random software these days, especially when most ot…
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27 days ago
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(Sorry for the slow response!)

I think this is common to many complex communities. The real entry…
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27 days ago
Theresa May suggests UK health services could be part of US trade deal | The Independent
Speaking as a consumer of American healthcare, this is likely to kill far more British people than terrorism does:
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but you’re still not giving her a movie, unlike your competitor which has already had the female-led “Ma…
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what do you say to the widening backlash against keeping the hero as yet another rich white male steppin…
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4 weeks ago
Introduction - 18F Method Cards
Also from : A new version of our Method Cards site, to help you bring human-centered design into your project:
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I dunno, I think it’s worth a LITTLE more when put in this context. And yes, Liff wasn’t th…
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4 weeks ago
Home | FEC
The Federal Election Commission has launched their new site and API, both created by :
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4 weeks ago
Think Before You Tweet In the Wake of an Attack
Terrorists are trying to spread fear. Don't help them.

A good piece on posting/tweeting/sharing responsibly:
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RT : News outlets are already replaying footage of the Manchester incident.

Be wary of what that's doing to your brain:
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This is Oskar, who was server QA lead at the time.
He now sells tea. (It’s very good, you should buy it.)
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most of our stories: … and that’s how we turned sexing avatars upside down

’s: … and…
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I know an even weirder version of this, also from SL. This is from when I worked there, about 7 years ago. It invol…
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Great piece by explaining the whole Captain America, HYDRA, Secret Empire thing:…
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Bollocks, that was my local.
OK: Sugoi Sushi, Valencia between 22 & 23. It’…
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this is the most brilliantly simple programming advice I’ve heard in ages
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6 weeks ago
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RT : We're honored to work with to create a better way for the public to see how the gov spends tax dollars.
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Sure, and I’m not suggesting she change anything; it works. I suspect this is just me aging…
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I believe her, but it drives me nuts. I’m at the point where I ignore anything I see from he…
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RT : There are five California representatives on this list.
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Today I learned about the Electric Brae, a hill that - thanks to an optical illusion - appears to defy gravity.…
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8 weeks ago
Untitled (http://www.tdv.com/lastchance/)
Maybe try the one here:
(Supposedly made by Douglas, more likely by for Voyager)
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It’s somehow perfect that people keep showing admiration for the work of a famous skeptic satirist by doing bloody…
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9 weeks ago
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Yesterday: An hour investigating why webpack dev server wouldn’t start.
It actually did; I missed the start message.
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I love the idea but, as ever, the permissions request is freaking me out. Why does it need this for t…
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Learn about another woman in STEM (Science, Tech, Eng, Maths) every time you open a Chrome tab:…
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I spent 5 minutes and 15% of my phone battery on tracking down this image from The Day Today and it was entirely wo…
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RT : To be fair, who hasn't stolen a few pens or pads of paper or millions of dollars in loans after they've been fired?
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10 weeks ago
Untitled (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USYC82K7hOQ)
My favourite Clarke & Dawe skit (about the Iraq war), for the utter joy of John Clarke’s closing line:
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10 weeks ago
Turning the world upside down - The Monocle Daily 1411 - Radio | Monocle
Goddammit, we’ve lost John Clarke.
Here’s showing why he was Australia’s greatest satirist (10min):
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With Dan outside Carmelli’s on a Saturday night, and I am twenty-two again.
(Well, apart from my hair, obviously.)
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