The Daily 202: Trump’s chaotic White House
I could go on at length, but this is far more comprehensive than anything I've seen or read.
5 weeks ago
Cyberattacks in 12 Nations Said to Use Leaked N.S.A. Hacking Tool
If true, this cements the position of the USA as the most clear and present danger to democracy in the world.
5 weeks ago
The great British Brexit robbery: how our democracy was hijacked
There's an awful lot to unpack in this long, detailed article. Suffice to say that if even half of this is true, then we're all fucked.
6 weeks ago
Trump’s over-the-top, boastful AP interview, annotated - The Washington Post
This man is a clear and present danger to the civilised world. He's clearly suffering from some form of delusional dementia.
8 weeks ago
The fish shell is awesome - Julia Evans
Oh yes, I agree with almost everything here. Other than the posix issue, fish is just such an incredibly sensible shell, after just a few months i can't imagine going back to zsh or bash.
8 weeks ago
Darcus Howe: ‘He translated the anger of street protests into political action’
Lovely tribute to Darcus Howe, who died suddenly at the weekend. Ave Atque Vale.
11 weeks ago
Trump’s plutocracy doesn’t come cheap - The Washington Post
Great article on the hundreds of millions of dollars being wasted on the thin-skinned narcissist pretending to the Presidency of the United States.
12 weeks ago
The One Direction-Donald Trump Feud We’re Not Ready For
If true, this is incredibly troubling. The sheer unalloyed hubris it displays in terrifying. Imagine someone like this dealing with the vicissitudes of international diplomacy...
march 2017
Trump’s budget makes perfect sense and will fix America, and I will tell you why - The Washington Post
Brilliant. That the Clown Show occupying the White House linked to this story is the icing on the cake.
march 2017
The Cavendish Banana will soon be gone.
Great article on the Banana that we all think we know and love - one of the world's few extant monocultures.
march 2017
John Deasy: ‘Pretty twisted stuff. It’s almost Kafkaesque’
Hugely important speech to read. This needs to result in prosecutions and institutional reform.
march 2017
A Python tool to export annotations and highlights from a Kobo SQLite file.
Now here's a nice little thing - exports in kindle highlight format too
february 2017
Indivisible Guide
Sane guide to resisting the Trump Agenda. Vital in these concerning times.
february 2017
How to Be a Stoic - The New Yorker
Nice article on a subject dear to my heart.
february 2017
GitHub: Splitting a subfolder out into a new repository
Something I've found very useful these past few days.
february 2017
Hindenburg | World Radio Day 2017
This really is a great offer - Hindenburg's Audio App 'Journalist' for €2
february 2017
Convert your CSV files into Markdown tables.
Invaluable little script for much of my work.
december 2016
I Rebel
Powerful writing from Kameron Hurley, bringing her personal and family experience to bear on how she plans to react to the election.
november 2016
No Reconciliation. No Empathy. No Kindness.
A well written article from Veronica Schanoes on what this election of a bigoted antisemite means to people he has targeted.
november 2016
Autocracy: Rules for Survival
Notes on how people should act in the type of twisted state promised by the Orange Bigot and his supporters.
november 2016
Commander-In-Chief Donald Trump Will Have Terrifying Powers.
Thanks to inaction by President Obama, when Donald Trump  becomes commander in chief in January, he will take on presidential powers that have never been more expansive and unchecked. This is why people need to start acting, fast.
november 2016
Welcome to the pyramid at the end of the world
Strange, almost wistful, article about one of the stranger legacies of Mutually Assured Destruction, North Dakota's Pyramid on the Prairie
november 2016
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