Charles Stross blog on modern book titles
Anarchist press sets up Big Issue-style free newspaper for sale by homeless people
Chores boring Show more
Did farmers market, supermarket shop, took kid to library & playground, hoovered most of house, cleaned most of bathroom, ironed, shined shoes, made & washed up every meal as usual. Tomorrow will be tricky as promised to take kid to museum but also have to finish cleaning house. Tired.
Drawn From Life: Artist and campaigner Margaret Gillies, friend of Dickens
okay because of this 'two wolves' meme I looked up the source and it looks like people are making fun of some cultural appropriation? https://www.firstpeople.us/FP-Html-Legends/TwoWolves-Cherokee.html
Economics mortality depressing Show more
Despair deaths and regional inequality
"Richer Sounds" chain of shops to become worker owned
"I wrote the book on user-friendly design. What I see today horrifies me" by Don Norman https://www.fastcompany.com/90338379/i-wrote-the-book-on-user-friendly-design-what-i-see-today-horrifies-me
"Despite our increasing numbers the world seems to be designed against the elderly. Everyday household goods require knives and pliers to open. Containers with screw tops require more strength than my wife or I can muster. (We solve this by using a plumber’s wrench to turn the caps.)"
Holy cow! Starting work today I actually looked at the board and picked the first committed work item, rather than respond to a frantic and confused email/phone call/message #coderlife
Even though the MCU has had an entertaining 10 years, it's had tons of cringeworthy moments. Here are just 10 that have been stuck in my head http://bit.ly/2vIhU0G
Politics economics Show more
The UK is still failing to enforce company law, making it a paradise for crooks of every sort
Economics depressing Show more
The Eurozone's Long Depression
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