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@garrett @popey I got a sense of deja vu

The advice given on the blogs for how to avoid the repo were... hysterical and wrong at best. And IP addresses are SUPER RADIOACTIVE at msft. Nobody is logging those.

I made a snap of "ticker" - the Terminal stock ticker with live updates and position tracking. I also made a blog post detailing how. - snap install ticker !

Mildly confused by which direction to rotate the wheel. I'll figure it out, I'm sure. πŸ˜•

Starting a "proper" coffee journey.
Smooth, rich and delicious, just like me. Ahem.

A brief Public Service Announcement. This is the best toaster. Here, I wrote a blog post, so it must be true.

The unreasonable effectiveness of simple HTML

I've told this story at conferences - but due to the general situation I thought I'd retell it here.

A few years ago I was doing policy research in a housing benefits office in London. They are singularly unlovely places. The walls are brightened up with posters offering helpful services for people fleeing domestic violen


Game Review: The Secret of Monkey Island – Special Edition

Blogging like it's 1991!

I'm pretty sure that I had the shareware version of the original Monkey Island. At any rate, I remember the amazing graphics...

But I don't remember getting further than the first few screens. I do remember a few years later, my brother and I completing the CD-ROM version of "Day Of


Helping someone get their laptop fixed. Wedged on this. Read and tried about 10 different contradictory Microsoft official and community documents about it, none of them resolve the problem. Sadly "Install Linux" isn't an option here. So infuriating.

Got my son an iPad for Christmas, mostly so he can improve his video editing skills. He makes all his CS:GO montages with iMovie & CapCut. Love the creativity, and he is a pretty good shot too!

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