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2019-10-13: Hello from the future.

2019-10-10: Whenever I’m in [Country] I always prefer to fly from [Airport Name]…

2019-10-10: These ‘brought back from holiday’ sweets in the office describe very well how this week is going.

2019-10-07: Absolutely gutted to still be slumming it with my old manual ears.

2019-10-05: This “Untitled Goose Game” VR experience is incredibly realistic.

2019-10-04: Lots of people asked how my Ubiquiti in-wall access points were working… they’re great. …

2019-10-02: Went for a walk with the boy after school last night and discovered we’ve got fluffy cows in the …

2019-10-02: Harsh.

2019-09-22: Am looking online for a new bed for the boy. Apparently I am ‘over excited’ and this …

2019-09-22: Dammit.

2019-09-19: Given my pick-up appointment isn’t until tomorrow (no-one’s is) this is an …

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2019-09-12: New Logitech MX Keys and MX Master 3 are 👌. So comfortable and accurate to use.

2019-09-10: The boy’s first day at school so lots of photos with both phone and DSLR. Straight out of the …

2019-09-09: New Logitech MX Master keyboard / MX Master 3 mouse combo… USB-C + ergonomics = insta-purchase. Love …

2019-09-09: Trello discovery of the day: Paste multiple lines of text into a new card and Trello will offer to …

2019-09-07: My grudging respect to the evil geniuses at the Honeywell Analytics company for producing a device …

2019-09-06: Post-Brexit healthcare worries sorted?

2019-09-04: I’m sorry… We’re putting WHAT on Weetabix now? 😱

2019-09-04: Fantastic… GWR now running direct services to my place in town.

2019-09-04: Having even more office envy today (back to slumming it in London tomorrow).

2019-09-03: Having some office envy today.

2019-09-02: “Mobile network billing is always opaque and customer hostile” Part 9million and something: …

2019-08-29: I love that the contact for ONS’s annual ‘popular baby names’ report is someone called ‘Littleboy’.

2019-08-23: Bringing back @361podcast (in a new format) is an excuse to upgrade my home podcasting kit - new …

2019-08-22: The view didn’t get any worse. This was the scene by the time we finished dinner (with port… we were …

2019-08-22: The view from tonight’s dining table is a pleasant surprise.

2019-08-22: 2014: Stupid Apple, my iPhone bends if I deliberately try to bend it. 2019: Stupid Apple, warning …

2019-08-22: Delighted @HM_Passport’s new online passport application service is shortlisted for “Digital …

2019-08-22: Why what3words isn’t much use to emergency services… All modern smartphones send the …

2019-08-21: This report on the 9th August power outage that affected ~1m people across the UK is surprisingly …

2019-06-27: Discovered that - with a bit of creative case-folding I can use my Roost laptop stand for my iPad.

2019-06-17: The train that won’t run because of the strike may be delayed by adverse weather.

2019-06-17: Congratulations to radio.com for absolutely smashing the ‘lowest-cost implementation’ …

2019-06-15: Barbecuing in the rain. Because… I. Was. Promised. Steak. And. Sausages. #sufferingformyart

2019-06-14: Amazon product listing has some tough advice, but I’m OK… I needed to hear this.

2019-06-12: Alexa brings two new calling options to UK customers

2019-06-12: Well this is new and cool… In the UK Amazon Alexa can now make free outbound phone calls and …

2019-06-09: Need to check-out the back story of this Tesla Model S estate / station wagon. Equal parts impressed …

2019-06-06: Laziest street name in the city.

2019-06-05: Prototype @Monzo metal cards 🤫

2019-05-30: Interesting read: What I Learned Trying To Secure Congressional Campaigns

2019-05-30: I think that’s illegal.

2019-05-30: New Echo Show 5 looks cool and at £79 is quite a bit cheaper than the (lower spec) Spot.

2019-05-29: Tut… not even a ‘please’.

2019-05-29: Trying to switch to Windows again for work computer - font rendering is really ugly on this platform …

2019-05-28: Looks like if I cycle for a month I will *checks notes*… burn off a small latte 🥺

2019-05-27: An Amazon order contains 4 items: £14.59, £4.99, £4.99 & £4.93. They are dispatched in 2 …

2019-05-27: Fantastic news… Ghost now has support for publishing from Zapier 🎉

2019-05-24: Untitled Goose Game - “It’s a lovely morning in the village, and you are a horrible …

2019-05-23: “And then 2 come along at once…”