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  • Tue, 16:59: Someone has sent me something via DHL, that needs custom duty paying. It would have been nice to know who and what it was...
  • Tue, 17:29: Ah good, not that it was going to affect us, but the airport workers strike for the weekend has been suspended.
  • Tue, 19:07: If you want to your party/organisation represented on the news media there's a simple trick: have spokespeople ready to talk. That's it.
  • Tue, 19:12: RT @DanielSkipp: Great to film with these young inventors. They've designed a new app for car parking in Jersey! Watch my report on @itvcha
  • Tue, 19:26: People freaked out by pictures of deep sea fish obviously didn't grow up surrounded by copies of National Geographic.
  • Tue, 20:41: @MikeTalonNYC I see Health and Safety was a thing then too.
  • Tue, 22:55: Prisma Parrot #prisma #putney #parrot @ Putney https://t.co/0LH5bYyERj

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  • Thu, 15:59: Looking at the way Google delivers certain search results, it's obvious that the al-right idiots that subverted Tay have been at its AI.
  • Thu, 17:57: Car MOTed and serviced; no additional work needed. Not bad for a 16-year old Puma.
  • Thu, 19:12: @MichaelGillett Looks like we won't be making it :-(
  • Thu, 19:41: You'd have thought that the very definition of America was its Declaration of Independence. https://t.co/WrPEdycO6y
  • Thu, 20:02: The postal keg. Five litres of bitter. https://t.co/MwLkOP2ua2
  • Thu, 20:05: (That joke tweet from yesterday is still going. Personally I blame @cstross!)
  • Thu, 20:08: Recent Reads: Impersonations. Walter Jon Williams returns to the Praxis and Caroline Sula. Conspiracies and identities clash on old Earth.
  • Thu, 20:44: I see Goat Simulator is iOS Free App Of The Week in the UK...
  • Thu, 21:37: I reviewed Eno's first generative music "album" for PC Plus back in the day. Good to see him still experimenting. https://t.co/XANh63VLyv
  • Thu, 21:44: I have half a spiced duck roasting. The house smells wonderful. The cat is sat looking at me expectantly.
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  • Tue, 12:03: (the frog was a prince, the prince was a brick, the brick was an egg/the egg was a bird/hadn't you heard?)
  • Tue, 12:14: Just in time for my annual tech support visit to my family! https://t.co/3ggDB6LUQq
  • Tue, 12:14: RT @sehnaoui: Me: For Christmas, I want a dragon. Santa: Be realistic. Me: Ok I want a secure firewall. Santa: What color, for your dragon…
  • Tue, 12:19: Maine coon has new habit of sneaking on to my chair, getting a leg stuck in my trousers and then totally failing the crux move on to my lap.
  • Tue, 13:34: No one said the man didn't have a sense of humour. https://t.co/YPaQQZS2na
  • Tue, 13:38: Press release headline "ESA Proxima Mission". I was kind of hoping for a starship, but instead it was wearables on the ISS. Bathos in space!
  • Tue, 13:59: I managed to miss this being published a while back. Lots of my picks for open source data center and cloud: https://t.co/kfh32lK0LB
  • Tue, 14:06: Oh noes! My last teabag of Raspberry Market Spice! Can some kind Seattlite help replenish me?
  • Tue, 14:11: RT @chris_salazar: Beta Firmware for @NETGEAR R6400, R7000 and R8000 router security issues has been released. Download here: https://t.co
  • Tue, 15:02: Aaaargh! Italic Comic Sans! Run away!
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  • Mon, 12:03: Look who's back! It's Pigs in Space! (A very Muppet Alien) https://t.co/U5za0nrBYV
  • Mon, 12:33: Interesting: I chatted with James Gosling about LR earlier this year. Fascinating work going on there. https://t.co/0gV5RwR475
  • Mon, 12:57: Drunk Parrot's posse is now up to five. Currently in the tree cursing the squirrels in unison.
  • Mon, 15:10: Hoist by their own petard, the Sun and the Mail are already victims of Brexit :-) https://t.co/7vuVgEwy0B
  • Mon, 15:32: Recent Reads: Powers Of Detection. Diana Stabenow's collection of fantasy mysteries is a balanced mix of light-reading. Fun, with ravens.
  • Mon, 15:55: Today's soundtrack is a mix of Philip Glass and the piercing shrieks of angry parrots. Somehow it works.
  • Mon, 18:28: Twitter bio of follower describes them as an "Old Victorian", and I wonder If we were at VCJ together. Then I read the next word, "pub"...
  • Mon, 18:48: iOS 10.2 installing. Now, what other updates will I get today?
  • Mon, 20:01: Are 8 screens too many? Asking for a friend.

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  • Sun, 19:23: Ikea boxes work well as charging stations. Note the use of a bulldog clip as a cable guide... https://t.co/3thUu8J5ob
  • Sun, 20:20: @JudyBott I nearly had a "Mike dropped 🤜🎤" reply ready to go...
  • Sun, 20:36: Finally worked my way through the argument I was trying to make in a piece. Don't let anyone tell you writing futurism is easy.
  • Sun, 21:06: Dear fellow tech journalist. We're aware that that email was cc'd to us all. You don't have to reply all to tell us. No love, my mailbox.
  • Sun, 21:14: TFW when you search for something Satya Nadella said, find an article on it that makes a lot of sense, and then realise you wrote it.

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  • Sat, 21:23: I see London now gets the Pokemon Go locator that was in beta in SF. https://t.co/DmShay20tj
  • Sun, 16:13: It's probably good that a startup mailed nearly every tech journalist in the world without a BCC on a Saturday. No one replies on Saturday.
  • Sun, 18:28: Back to the 90s. Much of this was my UK Online soundtrack. #NowPlaying The Collection by The Shamen ♫ https://t.co/9AUulgkFCC
  • Sun, 18:35: Rather enjoying the Lethal Weapon TV series. Classic buddy cop comedy that still turns into a decent police procedural.

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  • Fri, 13:34: A bald ram is trapped in a field by angry german shepherds. He must save all the lambs. It's Christmas. Die Herd.
  • Fri, 14:45: A loud squawk from the garden, a flash of green: two parrots heading out over the railway cuttings, followed by a pigeon. New combatants?
  • Fri, 17:03: I almost like the "alt-write" joke that was going round, but then I realised it was intended to make actual neo-Nazis less scary. Nope.
  • Fri, 19:00: RT @JolyonMaugham: As you tootle off for your weekends, spare a thought for the lawyers preparing for the Supreme Court. Their bundles are…
  • Fri, 22:50: Recent Reads: Nobody's Perfect. Westlake's Dortmunder bungles another caper. Stolen paintings and drunken Scots; nothing ever goes right.

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  • Wed, 17:29: Never understood why they translated the titles of Yann Tiersen's early albums for the recent re-release.
  • Wed, 17:34: Brexit means Brexit means GNU means Emacs. It all makes sense now!
  • Thu, 10:28: Interesting. HMD, the company using the Nokia brand for Android devices in 2017, is working with FIH, who bought the feature phone business.
  • Thu, 11:29: (putting the heating on)
  • Thu, 13:51: As falls Wichita, so falls Wichita Falls.

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