Fascinating stats on the Internet in this article: What is the internet? 13 key questions answered
Episode 111: Live in the Lakes
This week, Doug and Dai meet up to go walking together in the Lake District. They discuss all manner of things, sometimes in a coherent way!
I am asking you for money. Great cause - orphanage for disabled children in Bangkok. If you have some spare or are willing to part from some that's not, here is my post about it all... 👣 http://blog.daibarnes.info/2018/10/running-to-thailand/
@daibarnes it's hard... part of me feels that by committing to a half or full marathon could push me to the next level. And then I worry that it could also suck away the joy that I find in simply running - improving myself naturally/gradually.
I had the pleasure of taking a wander up and down some hills with @dajbelshaw this weekend....
I love this image about A very troublesome border
How Wikipedia maintains quality as the fifth most visited website in the world
I hadn't seen this! I love it. "Self-Repair Manifesto" https://www.ifixit.com/Manifesto
RT @eff: With the new version of @PrivacyBadger, you can now click on URLs in these Google products without Google tracking you across the…
What can working with horses teach us about power and communication? – https://aeon.co/videos/what-can-working-with-horses-teach-us-about-power-and-communication
I found this rather inspiring this morning. The middle. The present. People live in past and/or future. Egocentric. Not the here and now.
"I expressed the first serious concern about the potential health consequences of electric light at night 30 years ago, when I asked whether over-lighting might increase the risk of breast cancer." This article is giving me pause for thought this morning. The 'lightmare' that has 60% Europeans and 80% Americans unable to see the milky way at night. Impacting melatonin levels. Potential impact on health of nations.
In the interest of connecting with fellow learning technologists (and related) and building a community here, I’m starting a list. Toot me if you’re a learning technologist on Mastodon and would like to be added. Boost for visibility? TY! ^_^
https://shows.pippa.io/teamhuman/ep-102-danah-boyd-seeing-new-worlds this interview includes some pertinent points from danah boyd about the absence of sex-positive narratives from the pornographic content young people are accessing today. It's long but it's worthwhile.
I've come up with a solution to store long articles I'd like to finish but don't have the time in the moment. I quickly add them to the home screen of my phone. This works because they're right there in a location I see many times a day. I don't have to remember to go back to them or check a place I've saved them to. Lazy? Possibly. But this feels better than any other solution I've tried.
I used this tutorial to tweak my main computer running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS https://youtu.be/BLVtxpm5c2A Video indexed in the info. Some great stuff
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