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London's £10 T-charge comes into effect in fight against toxic car fumes

"London's £10 T-charge comes into effect in fight against toxic car fumes"
theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/o mastodon.social/media/YWwB7iXw one of the first steps to people not being allowed to drive cars? Probably specific roads will emerge that humans are not allowed to drive on.

Great chat including
If never use I, you (singular) or love and you're already writing in an under-explored paradigm

EP.38 - BRIAN ENO PART TWO by THE ADAM BUXTON PODCAST
"EP.38 - BRIAN ENO PART TWO"
player.fm/1kMusn

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Someone asked how it felt to draft a letter going out to all parents at our school. Powerful they suggested. This made me think about what pleasure I take from strategic digital management. Power? No. I think I derive pleasure from bringing sense and sensibility to our community through plain talking and respect for those that are invested in it.

"Why Evie Launcher is now my favorite Android screen launcher"
google.co.uk/amp/www.techrepub mastodon.social/media/rSKqnk4R I've stumbled upon the Evie launcher for Android. Now switched to it full time. And not because it shares it's name with my daughter.

The BBC are to remove qualifications from the CVs of those applying for employment
. Whilst I sympathise with the intention this is hard to reconcile as a school teacher encouraging young people to study with discipline and do their best. What is the point in attaining a degree. mastodon.social/media/uTj2iSSM

A family at my school have named their children Flash, Moss, Blue and Wolf.

Screen-glue: fbk, gmail, gmaps, amazon, fmessenger, yt, gsearch, gplay store, insta (f), appstore. businessinsider.com/most-popul What are yours?

mastodon.social/media/xwnZR4I5 Many people annoyed that Apple's new multi-user mobile device is only suitable for identical twins

Zeroing in – The history of the number “0” has been traced back to ancient Indian texts. Feeling blank about that? Here is maths professor Marcus du Sautoy from Oxford to get you enthused: “Today we take it for granted that the concept of zero is used across the globe and our whole digital world is based on nothing or something. But there was a moment when there wasn’t this number.” The concept of zero revolutionised mathematics...theguardian.com/science/2017/s

Love this portfolio created by one of my tutees for his UCAS application last year - henryauto.wixsite.com/home - such excellent work. I wonder how many university applications have an online portfolio

jonls.dk/redshift/ @dajbelshaw do you use a screen temp app on Ubuntu? Looking at this

Amazing flash thunder storms this afternoon made me think of all those living where the rain won't stop.... Wishing everyone well who's dealing with that

First Saturday morning of lessons for the academic year. Then running sport sessions in the afternoon. And then on boarding house duty until midnight.

There will be a fire drill at 05:50 in my house. I should go to sleep but I have no desire to go into my bedroom where I know the fire alarm (located in that room) will sound and wake me like a rhinoceros charging my bed.

Whilst using Citrix remote desktop I have, many times, copied and pasted a backslash from the Web because my MBP doesn't have a dedicated key.

But it does.
I just found it.

What was happening between my eyes and my brain?

Why was it happening?

What else am I not seeing?