The Internet was built as a kind of decentralized democracy. Change is slow and messy but it protects us from a single entity forcing their will on us.

When you move your data and social graph to a closed platform you vote for authoritarian rule.

Such choices never end well.

Got an A rating on ... Score lower than full rating due to weak ciphers. Does that matter? Running as web server with certificate... Should I be working to remove the weak ciphers? How?!

I really like the Quantock Hills.

It was a lovely day up there. Cloudy and very dramatic in the distance. Wild and impressive.

Encouraged me to draw.

But what if I’m not good enough to have impostor syndrome...?

I really like data. I like what a lot of people do with it. Data can be used to make maps that help people out, make tools that get support to people in need, inform decisions to improve safety... But also... Data... from Gerry McGovern

One of those days when I realise my work is driven by and for surveillance capitalism but I don't know how to make it stop. I know I gotta get out but... Hmmm...

I'm very much in the slow readers club at the moment but continuing with by @gerrymcgovern

Thunderstorms in Sheffield last night were rather spectacular. Who wants sleep anyway...

Hi @aral

A question that may show my ignorance. Would internet search work in the same way via the small tech that I love the sound of. Would there be a small tech equivalent needed or would a privacy respecting version of Google do the job (I want to say DuckDuckGo but never sure!)

38 runs... 5 wickets... That's straight forward... Right?

Started reading World Wide Waste by Gerry McGovern... I may hypocritically post quite a lot of it...

"Earth Overshoot Day 2020 lands on August 22.

The novel coronavirus pandemic has caused humanity’s Ecological Footprint to contract. However, true sustainability that allows all to thrive on Earth can only be achieved by design, not disaster."

Can anyone tell me how to redirect a url to an anchor on a different page where the url path matches the anchor id?

Example... would redirect to

Me: Could we use a bit of the video and put a border round it?

Design: Mmm - his face isn't good enough qualilty.

Why does it take until 4pm to get in to the swing of things and until 5:25 to get that "oh yeah - of course that's how to fix it?" feeling?

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