Feeling a bit sad that the updated Guardian Daily iPad app makes it slightly harder to read through the paper. Also, slightly uglier.

I cycled through Shoreditch and The Foundry (as was) has finally been demolished! It's been a long time coming, but still a shame for the Shoreditch nostalgists. Is the replacement still going to be a hotel and art gallery, or something else now?

The 692nd Lord Mayor of London was recently elected, so here's a chart of the genders and ethnicities of all 692 (click/touch to see full height).

Watch closely and you may see a familiar(ish) face in this advert… 🧛🏻‍♂️ youtube.com/watch?v=MrmTKQyw_r

Had a dream in which I went for lunch with @yoz. He picked me up in a giant 1950s ex-hearse, the inside of which was bright pink with very furry seat covers. Dream date. We split the bill.

Deleted a load of old virtual machines... pretty sure I heard a "whoosh!" and a door slamming due to air pressure dropping in the flat as they all disappeared.

Happy The-Centrally-Controlled-Heating-Has-Started-Up-For-The-Season Day everyone!

For ages I’ve wondered what happened to some old music videos I used to have in iTunes. I’ve just stumbled across them, and they’d been classified as “Home Movies”, which don’t show up in the “Music Videos” screen! At last! Now I just need to work out how to get it to play these .mov files. Some company called Apple made this weird old video format that iTunes doesn’t support...

Second time recently I’ve had to guess at the extra hidden password rules an app/site requires. My password has more than 8 letters and several capitals. This in the NHS iOS app.

Geoffrey Cox MP at his most performatively angry reminds me of Curious Orange youtube.com/watch?v=Yt66zTLUh8

I upgraded Safari and now whatever privacy/blocking extension I'd installed, after looking into which was the best, has disappeared. Any recommendations for the best for Safari 13?

Behold! An update to the Last.fm Scrobbler! This is truly an age of wonder for which we are not deserving.

Looking at Jenny Odell's "How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy" on Amazon US, and the "Customers who viewed this item also viewed..." includes "The Crook-Catcher Deluxe Thief Detection Kit has everything you’ll need to catch a thief. $40.17".

1. Switch on the washing machine.
2. Go upstairs and spend five minutes on the computer.
3. Think, "Oh, I forgot to switch on the washing machine."
4. Go downstairs and realise I'm an idiot.

All of which is to remind future me that, no, what you've just done isn't necessarily a sign of senility but is the kind of thing you've always done.

I last noticed the Design Museum's broken cookie pop-up last December. Still broken. mastodon.social/@philgyford/10 Also, popups are great on a phone. Designs of the Year 2019!

I love this track anyway ('Magic of Meghan' by Dry Cleaning; thanks Discover Weekly!) but the video for it is so very good. By Lucy Vann. youtube.com/watch?v=FRbpWEXkBi Like, if we were going to have an opening ceremony for a London 2019 Olympics then they should just screen this to represent the country.

Judging by the BFI's twitter replies I've been fortunate in being able to book a bunch of London Film Festival tickets. Slow, but it worked. Not *quite* the first time I've got round to it after living in London so long, but nearly.

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