Come work with me at @transportgovuk—we're looking for a Data Executive to support the Developing Data Unit and help shape the transport sector’s use of data assets.

* Permanent
* up to £36,880
* Apply by Sep 14th

Medium is no longer offering new custom domains as a feature. Get your own domain name and install a self-hosted blog on it. Stay away from commercial and hosted platforms. That's the best way to be independent, decentralized and stay in control.

Holy crap. Malware hidden in a strand of DNA hijacks the computer that analyzes that particular gene sequence.

We're going to live in a very weird world man.

RT The funeral of our dearly departed friend and colleague will be on Monday 17 September 2018 from 1:15pm at Beckenham Crematorium, Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 4TD. The reception is likely to be at the The Elm Tree, 116 Croydon Road, Beckenham BR3 4DF.


I'm working on something - maybe a new talk - I'd like people to share horror stories about trying to apply for (public service) jobs..
Things like @puntofisso 's classic - or this from Beth Fox on the birdsite

Please boost for reach :)

These are the things that #AI can't do. Fortunately they're also the things that are cool to do. Jobs that need these skills don't feel like work . (Paraphrasing There is hope!#FederationPresents

RT Anyone want to work for, only in Leeds? Northern friends please RT 😄


Just as a heads-up, don’t use PMs/DMs on Mastodon, and if you have to never share any private information.

Admins of sending and receiving instances can read those, as there is no end-to-end encryption. Even if you trust the admins, instance ownership could change or hackers or government could get in.

Use different tools designed specifically for this.

My wife and I run a website called OpenBenches.
If you spot any memorial benches while you're out and about, please can you take a photo and add them to the site?
Here's the most recent one

I just published “The great Mastadon migration of 2018” (you lot are already migrated but...)


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