Posts Tagged: 'internet'

Tidying Up

Earlier this week I found myself looking at posts I published 10 years ago and noticed a few missing videos. “I’ll just sort those out” it thought, and ended up revisiting every single post in the 15 year history of this blog. Most of the videos just needed updating to https versions – nice and Continue Reading

Spotify Stranger Things Easter Egg

Rummaging through Spotify’s settings today I stumbled across ‘Stranger Things Mode – Automatically enter the Upside Down when listening to compatible playlist’. “Totally tubular” I thought as I fired up the Stranger Things soundtrack, and was magically transported to the Upside Down… There’s no setting, but the Upside Down can also be entered via your Continue Reading

Distraction Sickness

“Just look around you — at the people crouched over their phones as they walk the streets, or drive their cars, or walk their dogs, or play with their children. Observe yourself in line for coffee, or in a quick work break, or driving, or even just going to the bathroom. Visit an airport and Continue Reading

Dilbert Nails It Again

Other People’s Moments

You’re fucking swimming in everyone else’s moments, likes, and tweets and during these moments of consumption you are coming to believe that their brief interestingness to others makes it somehow relevant to you and worth your time. — Michael Lopp

Ten Years

October marked the tenth anniversary of this blog, and of the many iterations and designs it has been through. I remember being excited when I heard about new blogging platforms such as Blogger, as they felt like a move back to the web as it had been envisaged by Tim-Berners Lee, and that entranced me Continue Reading