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Last Build Date: Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:00:10 GMT

 



My tweets

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:00:10 GMT

Thu, 13:30: All these drinks are yours, except my coffee. Attempt no sipping there. https://t.co/mzEk6v2k3u Thu, 13:46: I see they must have reopened the lines blocked by the derailment. Waterlooagedon diversion trains past the office window all morning. Thu, 13:57: Dealing With The Media 101. If it's not off the record, it's on the record. Thu, 14:51: Today's office soundtrack is of the ECM Jan Garbarek & The Hilliard Ensemble collaborations back to back. Early music meets ambient. Thu, 15:19: "We were able to free up 101GB of disk space" Thu, 15:23: And in garden news, Drunk Parrot has been joined at the elderberries by Slightly Garrulous Crow. Thu, 16:14: So the new Skype Desktop app won't install on 10 at all. Encourages you to use the Store app, if you say no, ends the install. Thu, 16:19: I still find it delightful that I can approve MS Authenticator notifications on my Watch. Thu, 17:18: Oh that's annoying, @GoPro has killed its Desktop Studio video editing tool. Time to look for an alternative... Thu, 18:08: RT @MSEdgeDev: Making the web smoother with independent rendering https://t.co/YVqcBv0wHh https://t.co/bFfwzGJq3j Thu, 18:09: OK, to get Skype Preview running on Windows 10, right click on the installer and choose compatibility. Select Windows 8, and then run. Thu, 18:13: So what video editing app should I be using now that GoPro Studio is dead? Recommendations requested! Thu, 20:40: Review Surface Studio arriving tomorrow for week or so. Where to put it? Thu, 20:59: Good boilerplate here from @twilio. Something like this should be in most service AUPs, to be honest. https://t.co/DKOGTAZWFl Thu, 21:37: RT @shanselman: Cool .vimrc web-based generator for getting your VIM set up bootstrapped quickly. https://t.co/dL9PgVMnjW via @avelino0 /c… Thu, 22:09: Video is (a) low bandwidth and (b) really annoying in shared workspaces. Could you all please stop "pivoting" to it? Thu, 23:27: I am being emphatically sat upon. Changing my name to Mat. https://t.co/FdrUlzLSba Thu, 23:29: RT @DiscoverMag: Juno has returned the closest photos of Jupiter's Great Red Spot we've ever seen: https://t.co/Km0k62wllX https://t.co/pLz… Thu, 23:33: RT @kclemson: Dragons are like onions. They both have lairs. https://t.co/UNT4TgzMLK Fri, 11:23: Perfect prog-pop: To The Bone by Steven Wilson https://t.co/dRy7cB77dG #NowPlaying Fri, 11:31: RT @j_houg: I have never heard the term "driveshed" before but I love it. https://t.co/dTnffBlMEA Fri, 11:31: Hmm. Something in the latest @TechRepublic newsletter is crashing the current Fast Ring build of Outlook 2016 horribly... Fri, 11:38: Oh this is annoying. Outlook is stuck with a cached copy of the email that crashes it. Time to delve into command line options. Fri, 11:43: If you're stuck in an Outlook 2016 launch/crash loop, try using "outlook.exe /safe:1" to launch with the read pane closed. [...]



My tweets

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:00:13 GMT

Wed, 12:21: Been ages since I listened to the Ladyhawke soundtrack. Very much instrumental Alan Parsons Project. Wed, 12:35: No build today. https://t.co/9w7Py1i52Q Wed, 15:44: Out of the dark. https://t.co/IcqBUISdp1 Wed, 15:56: RT @llamasoft_ox: The first moment of forever https://t.co/XHqgvOInII Wed, 16:01: TFW you're on the Tube when it's hot and humid. https://t.co/Ch2gjpTJlz Wed, 16:01: RT @clemensv: Introducing Azure Event Grid – an event service for modern applications https://t.co/wKVtxx3sNT #Azure #EventGrid Wed, 17:15: RT @marypcbuk: With Event Grid, Microsoft Provides the Missing Half of Azure Serverless Computing @CoreySandersWA tells me  https://t.co/Gh… Wed, 19:46: One of the people who seems to regularly use my Gmail address has just had a lawyer mail a document to them for signing. Ooops. Wed, 20:17: No Nokia, no. Bothies are climbers and walkers huts in Scotland: https://t.co/itgnKpGz5z Wed, 20:41: RT @NATS: On 2 July, a #drone was spotted on the approach path to Gatwick Airport. This is the disruption it caused >> https://t.co/V5VbKtP… Wed, 20:43: RT @AzureCosmosDB: #Azure #CosmosDB + #VSCode extension https://t.co/nXJFsQxbdh Wed, 21:03: RT @JolieHolland: https://t.co/9aprCdIoXB Wed, 21:06: Two Brexit position papers, and the question is, who's going to tell the Tories there's no Father Christmas. Because they still believe... Wed, 21:41: RT @mikehole: The last paragraph makes it >.< https://t.co/KqUDRu0F9v Wed, 21:56: Tonight's listening is Jan Garbarek and the Hilliard Ensemble's Officium. Plainsong and saxophone recorded in an Austrian monastery. Wed, 22:02: My local scout troop is taking our growing mountain of conference bags. Reuse! Wed, 22:09: If anyone is looking for bongs to replace the sound of Big Ben, there's always Alchemy on Portobello Road... Wed, 22:21: RT @MichaelGillett: You know Clippy can still be found in @Office, right? https://t.co/STbfZ8XM4x Thu, 00:50: When cooking a duck it's a good idea to put it in the oven. [...]



My tweets

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:14 GMT

Tue, 12:23: In today's Enterprise Microsoft, is open source .NET Core 2.0 the answer to Java EE stagnation? https://t.co/1H4P1jncNR Tue, 14:10: I see Waterlooagedon has got worse due to a derailment. That explains the two-way traffic on the Wimbledon/Putney shunt line this morning. Tue, 14:13: Having seen the Garden Bridges in Brockway, Ogdenville, and North Haverbrook, it's clear that London has had a narrow escape. Tue, 15:56: I have a whole bunch of conference backpacks that need a new home. Any schools or charities in the Putney SW15 area want them? Tue, 16:34: For the US shift, this week's Enterprise Microsoft is all .NET Core 2.0. https://t.co/g9hVeeybVO Tue, 16:36: RT @gcaughey: Save the date! .NET Conf free virtual event is September 19-21 https://t.co/Y1pwgVhe95 https://t.co/e8omRmyoRE Tue, 17:38: RT @GeneticJen: Dung beetles might be lowly, smelly, poo-pushers but hey they're the only insect we know that observes our galaxy and I thi… Tue, 19:53: When did Cortana add support for Groove and Spotify for music? Seems rather new... Tue, 20:11: Tonight's Waterlooagedon diversions up the shunt line included Portsmouth and Alton trains. Yes, that was me washing the dishes. Tue, 20:32: RT @JeffHicks: News from the #PowerShell team PSSwagger – Automatically generate PowerShell cmdlets from OpenAPI (f.k.a Swagger) … https://… Tue, 21:50: If there's one thing I learned from my Dad who was a child during the Nazi occupation of Jersey, it's that even the "good" Nazis were bad. Wed, 08:17: That was noisy: a formation of three Chinooks heading down the river, rotors beating in sync. Wed, 09:35: A Radio 4 documentary on the early days of the Net. Took me back to getting an account on UCL Sun from Dunc: https://t.co/7ZCwWPj8qW Wed, 09:59: RT @HistoryIslands: Arguably the finest coastal castle in the British Isles (although Dover and Caernarfon may disagree!) - #Jersey 🇯🇪 http… Wed, 10:16: Sorry @nectar, but I'm going to have to stop using my card now you're supporting the Daily Mail's racism and sexism. #StopFundingHate Wed, 10:23: RT @celestialweasel: I may just reply to every @LeaveEUOfficial Tweet with https://t.co/dxMHVur8mi Wed, 10:49: RT @kwjourno: @HMSQnlz photobombs @wightlinkferry WightSun #hmsqueenelizabeth https://t.co/4Yh3sTFrMl [...]



My tweets

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:00:11 GMT

Mon, 12:11: Victims of the Nazis died building the fortresses that litter my island home. Surrounded by concrete tombs, never again is the only option. Mon, 12:13: Cat currently sulking; he's shedding his undercoat and is sporting serious dread that need combing out. This is not to his liking. Mon, 12:33: RT @TroyBoyMartin: Seagull on a glass roof. Best thing I've seen all day. https://t.co/nLXWEXinSS Mon, 12:45: My personal philosophy comes from the Whole Earth Catalog's "We are as gods and might as well get good at it." Especially "We" and "Good". Mon, 14:07: RT @ZDNet: Using no-code tools to auto-archive social media information https://t.co/a8Gp1B8LqW by @sbisson Mon, 14:08: RT @marypcbuk: Bonus info from @Taylorb_msft about possibilities with hyper-v Linux & Windows containers and WSL on Server https://t.co/GPs… Mon, 14:48: RT @donasarkar: #WindowsInsiders if you are Windows app devs & use Insider builds, pls respond. I'm doing demos this week & would love to s… Mon, 17:12: RT @terrajobst: .NET Standard 2.0 is now fully RTW, including the tooling! https://t.co/6Q9giXAGsB Mon, 17:29: RT @aarnott: Woot! 15.3 is awesome. Check it out. https://t.co/XloEZUzbWQ Mon, 17:31: Writing thinky bits on .NET Core 2.0. There's a lot to unpack here, much more than just an upgrade to a platform. Mon, 17:40: And another Falcon landing. They seem to have nailed the process... Mon, 17:42: RT @NatTrustJersey: Absolutely stunning shot...Les Landes very beautiful at the moment with all the heather in full bloom https://t.co/FWKE… Mon, 18:24: Living in the future: bringing the doorbell in to recharge it overnight. Mon, 18:41: RT @flightradar24: Connect your twitter account to https://t.co/Aa2MGwF3uK to let your friends & family follow your flight live. Add in Set… Mon, 19:19: Last week Waterlooagedon trains were going in past our house on the bridge link to Wimbledon District Line, this week they are both ways. Mon, 19:25: So Samsung has a big announcement on the 23rd of August. Obviously they will be revealed as a KLF reality-hacking prank. All hail Eris! Mon, 22:04: Ooops. I haven't done that in a long time; sent my copy to the wrong editor. At least it was at the right title, but still... Tue, 11:37: Writing about Office 365 in the coffee shop. [...]



My tweets

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:00:12 GMT

  • Sun, 16:22: I am getting the weirdest kook spam. It's utterly bonkers ranting that's serious weird religion mixed with silly science.
  • Sun, 18:02: A warm sunny evening in Putney. So I'm trying to count the barbecues by the smell of the smoke. Around 15 I think...
  • Sun, 22:04: Serious accident on Upper Richmond Road at Keswick Road. Road closed, so find other routes. #putney #sw15
  • Sun, 22:22: Mothra in the kitchen. https://t.co/E4tBtH3bsB
  • Sun, 23:04: RT @jasonhand: I'm thrilled to announce the release of my new book "Post-Incident Reviews" on @OReillyMedia . Download FREE here: https://t…
  • Mon, 08:23: Part of the spare room reorg yesterday was getting the exercise machine out. First day back on it today: 15 minutes, 2000 strides.
  • Mon, 10:29: Waterlooagedon must be pretty bad today; they've just sent a Southampton train down the shunt line behind our house...
  • Mon, 10:54: A Canterbury guitar and keyboard noodling kind of a morning. Has to be a Hatfield and The North soundtrack in the office...
  • Mon, 11:00: Pleased to report that the couple of sparrows that reappeared in the garden last year are now a small flock of 8 or so. Good to see them!
  • Mon, 11:01: Another reason why I like Twilio as a company; Jeff does the right thing. https://t.co/Dkq4yhYGo4



My tweets

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 11:00:11 GMT

  • Sat, 16:19: Today I have been mostly pouring neat superglue into decaying wood as a stabiliser. Who says home-ownership isn't fun?
  • Sat, 16:20: Also I have put back the freezer seal we took of last week. It may have had its issues, but it was far better than the generic replacement.
  • Sat, 16:25: Drinking something strangely coloured an almost purple red that Redmond folk will be intimately familiar with.
  • Sat, 19:33: Impressed by the Windows 7 screensaver at my friend's place. https://t.co/ByQQKg3Dk1



My tweets

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 11:00:14 GMT




My tweets

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 11:00:17 GMT

Thu, 13:12: RT @ChannelArchive: It's Jersey Battle of Flowers day! Here's something from our chums @BritishPathe - A groovy look at 1969's parade. http… Thu, 13:18: (and it's hey babe your supper's waiting for you/hey my baby, don't you know our love is true?) Thu, 14:01: Am I the only one who remembers advsh? Thu, 15:13: The @battleofflower team my cousin and her family take part in have a GoT-themed float this year. I have to support that one! Thu, 15:20: RT @BBCJersey: Battle of Flowers: In pictures... https://t.co/8oQ2b6gm7z Thu, 16:31: Spot my cousin with a sword... Battle of Flowers: 'Game of Flowers' https://t.co/pNDFmdy98a via @BBCNews Thu, 17:10: And in shock London news, it's stopped raining and the sun is out. Guys are swimming, guys are sailing. Playing baseball, gee that's better. Thu, 17:15: For the makers out there, plans for a simple pinhole box projector for safe eclipse viewing. https://t.co/we5TY3h7Dk Thu, 17:20: RT @eliotpeper: In the new @join_scout Incoming Transmission, I ask @doctorow which questions will define the future. https://t.co/abriWCnE… Thu, 18:23: RT @OmarShahine: Microsoft Flow coming to #OneDrive!!! Automation on Files! Announced at #SPFestSea by @cmcnulty2000 https://t.co/IdLgdQOdOu Thu, 19:54: Alexa is really passive aggressive. Thu, 19:56: I seem to be doodling fish. Strangely angular fish. https://t.co/6BXfqWXw0g Thu, 20:39: Pressing the button for 7.1 sound while listening to Script For A Jester's Tear may not have been the been choice, but it is interesting. Thu, 21:18: Current size of my Twitter archive: 20MB as CSV. Thu, 21:37: Today I learned that Jimmy Webb wrote a song called The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress, after asking Heinlein for permission to use the title. Thu, 21:57: RT @marypcbuk: this is going to be v common IMHO; bot=triage. Microsoft Bot Framework handing off to a human for agents/supervisors https:/… Thu, 22:05: From the BBC Jersey News, my sword-wielding cousin on the St Martin's GoT-themed Battle of Flowers float. https://t.co/idlv0VQxhg Thu, 23:12: Doodle fishsplosion https://t.co/xKwzmzH2j9 https://t.co/5aN3gXeaHW [...]



My tweets

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:00:16 GMT




My tweets

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 11:00:08 GMT

Tue, 13:55: What to do; trying to find a replacement freezer door seal which seems to be an obsolete part... Tue, 14:03: (Makes mistake of reading a comment thread. So many people still take Ayn Rand as a guide for living? No wonder we're in the mess we're in.) Tue, 14:17: Oh look, here's this week's Enterprise Microsoft. This week, I'm having fun with @code. https://t.co/SmkLnbwdnE Tue, 14:27: RT @marypcbuk: SQL Server finally gets to be devops: How Docker Containers Helps SQL Server 2017 Shift Deployment to the Developer https://… Tue, 14:33: So the RN's new aircraft carrier is almost the same size as a Nimitz-class ship. Impressive side-by-side shots. https://t.co/f5ulWnaVFM Tue, 14:39: I think the emoji for today is, as it has been for all of 2017 so far: 🤦 Tue, 15:44: Recent Reads: The Black Ice. Michael Connelly's 2nd Harry Bosch novel goes to the mean streets of the border. Dark LA is dark, with bodies. Tue, 16:40: (It looks like the Putney jogger was coming from the Fulham-side of the bridge.) Tue, 17:15: RT @infoworld: Get started with Visual Studio Code, by @sbisson - https://t.co/3qqLyUQ6iJ #visualstudio #microsoft #appdev Tue, 18:01: RT @jeffsand: We just released a PowerShell Module Browser. An easy way to search all Microsoft PowerShell modules and cmdlets. https://t.c… Tue, 18:46: RT @marypcbuk: looking back at my notes from PDC 2008 with the architect who is now doing Project Rome; some very familiar concepts ;) Tue, 19:27: RT @KevinBankston: Want to see me, @doctorow, @MadelineAshby, & @ramez talk about sci-fi's influence on tech? Vote for our SXSW panel! http… Tue, 20:10: From its birth in LiveMesh and FolderShare, OneDrive has become an essential part of my workflow. https://t.co/VotWaSrLP2 Tue, 22:06: For the afternoon and evening folk across the water, this week's Enterprise Microsoft talks @PowerShell_Team and… https://t.co/AJ1hfiLS7N Tue, 22:11: "I hear you singing through the wires/I can hear you through the whine." https://t.co/nieMM4BrnQ Wed, 10:38: This is not the August I ordered. Can I get a refund? https://t.co/riusu3P22u Wed, 11:26: Hmm. @MicrosoftFlow needs some more Twitter triggers. I've had to use @zapier to build one that adds Twitter likes to Excel. Wed, 11:39: That's not stopping any time soon https://t.co/JegVSRX1DN Wed, 11:51: A friend's Helsinki hotel has pillows with this sequence of nautical signal flags on their beds. It tells quite the… https://t.co/6pv4LhfnaS [...]



My tweets

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 11:00:17 GMT

Mon, 12:34: I suppose I should be nicer to Windows support scammers, but my aim is to keep them on line as long as possible telling them they are scum. Mon, 12:36: Today I am mostly writing about @code. Mon, 13:01: RT @Darmour_MSFT: You can setup CLI for #AzureStack using CustomScriptExtension to install it in a VM. Use this doc to create script: https… Mon, 13:16: Side-effect of Waterlooageddon, Wimbledon trains are diverting via the shunt line to the District at the bottom of the garden... Mon, 13:59: RT @marypcbuk: IBM's tape storage breakthrough may change cold storage - but not for a while and maybe not in your data centre https://t.co… Mon, 14:59: After The Rains https://t.co/VOIbZRmOC5 https://t.co/ah6ypPqK2d Mon, 16:13: RT @rimmanehme: @tripdubroot @jplane @marypcbuk @AzureCosmosDB Using Table API, you can already use it as equivalent of premium Azure Table… Mon, 16:16: Reading the second Harry Bosch book out of order and realising just how much was set up right at the start for the later books. Mon, 16:40: Platonic Solids: Wedge one side, Dial the other. https://t.co/mS939dpmVa Mon, 18:03: Gamifying the freelance life: https://t.co/1gDa7r89dV Mon, 20:23: OK, that's tomorrow's column off to the editor. Mon, 20:30: Really liking Edge in 16257. A serious uptick in both engine and in fit and finish. Mon, 20:33: Cloudy and wet. No lunar eclipse for me. Mon, 21:25: Today's lesson: do not put the lid of a 1950's biscuit tin on a Surface Book keyboard. Boy, that's one powerful magnet under there. Mon, 21:27: And that's not counting their publishing imprints, like 47 North for SF or Thomas & Mercer for mysteries:… https://t.co/XHg82oiCqI Mon, 22:45: SortaRata https://t.co/qyfZwE0PcY [...]



My tweets

Mon, 07 Aug 2017 11:00:14 GMT




My tweets

Sun, 06 Aug 2017 11:00:17 GMT




My tweets

Sat, 05 Aug 2017 11:00:13 GMT

  • Fri, 13:33: Finally got to the end of year 5 of @NightValeRadio. It's going to be interesting to see where it goes next.
  • Fri, 13:43: Seriously considering resetting my desktop PC. I think it's got a serious case of bitrot.
  • Fri, 14:10: RT @jsnover: Linux users - please kick the tires on the latest version of PowerShell & let us know if it feels native https://t.co/7vJXT
  • Fri, 18:50: Reset desktop is behaving a lot better. Software installing in the background now. I think it's not long for retirement, though.
  • Fri, 18:52: (still would like a Store version of @code, though...)
  • Fri, 19:56: So will today's news bring an update to @lunchbreath's Welcome to Businesstown? https://t.co/p8og9TBzU7
  • Fri, 20:37: TFW you realise that areal density can also be volumetric.
  • Fri, 20:53: Today's writing has involved papers published in the journal that published my research. This pleases me strangely. Go team IEEE Trans. Mag!
  • Fri, 21:03: Sky. https://t.co/B9TuvGX8Nm
  • Sat, 10:17: Oh the snark in the WaPo headline: "Uber's search for a female CEO has been narrowed down to 3 men".
  • Sat, 10:33: (Ooops. Simon has been bad: failed to update my Windows Server since May.)



My tweets

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 11:00:10 GMT

Thu, 14:43: Now, that's what I call a BIG airplane... https://t.co/9pGrHzYajN Thu, 17:54: This seems odd. You don't arrest the good guys... https://t.co/nZ9IGBH6f9 Thu, 20:09: RT @marypcbuk: accidental neologism #brandwidth when a brand is taking up way too much of your time, attention & internet connection Thu, 20:17: Low-flying C-130 just over our place in Putney, looked like it was on a LHR approach. Not showing up on FR24... Thu, 20:46: RT @garazi: Hey @SalesforceDevs, look what I just found…! #SalesforceDX https://t.co/0TsPqvi9Gv Thu, 20:47: RT @Ruud_Borst: In case you missed it, VS Code becomes the new #PowerShell ISE. New MS PowerShell editor development goes in @code https://… Thu, 20:50: The PC that started doing a Fast Ring update at 10am is at 91% at last. 11 hours and almost time for the first reboot. Thu, 21:55: Retiring my HP Spectre 360; it's going to a better place. Where that better place is my mother's apartment by the beach in Jersey. Thu, 22:00: Nope. https://t.co/lvrsaKqFJw Thu, 22:15: RT @NerdPyle: OK, this time my focus work was better :D https://t.co/EApIEze2hF Thu, 22:35: RT @MachLoopLFA7: Great seeing my first red in the loop last month. https://t.co/n1bWEFwcBb Fri, 00:42: TIL the city opposite Calexico is called Mexicali, and not the logical Mifornia. Fri, 11:09: Why does the doorbell always ring when you're in the middle of a really fascinating interview with someone doing foundational research? Fri, 11:10: (Twitter follower palindrome achievement unlocked) Fri, 11:15: It is to laugh. https://t.co/qU96VAe5bu Fri, 11:59: Today I am mostly thinking about tape and getting confused as to what week in August it is. [...]



My tweets

Thu, 03 Aug 2017 11:00:10 GMT

Wed, 12:43: Catching up on Welcome To Nightvale. The walls seem to be coming down... Wed, 12:53: You should go to this. I can't, but you definitely should. https://t.co/lox8Z0Hx9H Wed, 13:52: The new Office 365 Portal sign in is rather nice; much better integration with on device accounts. Wed, 15:29: Most people I know voted tactically to stop a hard Brexit. This survey does not surprise me: https://t.co/OLGs49bbkl Wed, 16:51: You know you track Windows when Twitter autocompletes "don" with someone that's not the US president. Wed, 17:10: Me transmitte sursum, caledoni! Wed, 17:20: RT @AzureCosmosDB: If you had a "magic wand" which NEW API would you add to Azure Cosmos DB? #CosmosDB #WeWantToKnow #YourOpinionCounts Wed, 17:23: More fascinating digital journalism: https://t.co/NBnjZq19CH Wed, 18:44: (999) Wed, 18:47: Getting the new sign-on experience on Office 365. I see it also now uses cached local credentials: https://t.co/Q18RqRh74f Wed, 19:02: Rather liking the community-sourced logo for PWA. Nice and flexible: https://t.co/fj5Orf7JZJ Wed, 20:30: This is a really important story. https://t.co/sdon3oYiAm Wed, 20:40: It's been raining all day, so why am I having a bad allergy evening? Wed, 21:41: Well, that's not going to happen tonight. https://t.co/OrHSTulcmj Wed, 22:18: Thing Doing https://t.co/jKQbxT9KmW Thu, 10:56: (update time) Thu, 11:02: Looking for an analyst with comment about the role of tape in a modern data center (and specifically the recent IBM announcements). Thu, 11:17: RT @simonbrown: Bookmarked for April 1st… https://t.co/bb0Gx3FuEq Thu, 11:21: Anyone else find 16257 quite a slow install? [...]



My tweets

Wed, 02 Aug 2017 11:00:14 GMT




My tweets

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 11:00:18 GMT

  • Mon, 22:32: So is the Surface Book firmware for Surface Dial on-screen support not happening? Today's Paint 3D video says only Studio and Pro.
  • Tue, 09:30: Hello August.



My tweets

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 11:00:10 GMT




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Sun, 30 Jul 2017 11:00:14 GMT




My tweets

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 11:00:09 GMT

Fri, 13:07: How do I break the news to them? https://t.co/tVEoh0JWTn Fri, 13:50: RT @marypcbuk: fun interface RT @mtaulty: Nice little idea to showcase 'Project Rome' https://t.co/YXC1p0H9uC - taken from https://t.co/wXM… Fri, 14:08: RT @jeffsand: Introducing Microsoft's first team of 🌥 Developer Advocates. Spreading awareness of Azure and helping developers write, code,… Fri, 15:33: Yay! Coffeeshop must have a new router. I no longer have to fake a DHCP assignment to get on-line. Fri, 15:54: RT @ZDNet: The PC is here to say - just like Microsoft Paint https://t.co/uxM9f5BV3O by @marypcbuk Fri, 16:26: Suddenly I realise that there's a need for an emoji of a black monolith with dimensions 1:4:9 Fri, 16:42: RT @lorengrush: Pink launch :) https://t.co/sUUZKD0FmI Fri, 16:43: RT @datachick: Liftoff! https://t.co/SCRUbljan4 https://t.co/JgTMEAimfi Fri, 17:31: RT @maryjofoley: How Microsoft plans to turn Azure into an 'AI cloud': (includes FPGAs, DNNs, codenames and more!) https://t.co/W5hyupUw20 Fri, 17:55: Movimoji: ⬛🐵🍖🚀🛰🛰🌕⬛🚀🛰🛰🛰🛰🖥🖥⭕📵⭕🔴⚫🚀🌟🌠🚪☄☄☄🌠🛏⬛👶 Fri, 17:58: RT @gcaughey: Windows Insider Program for Developers (on new website) Explore the latest Windows 10 SDKs | Windows Insider Program https://… Fri, 18:00: (and the ape's curiosity/money power wins/and the yellow soft mountains move under him/i'm with you lem) Fri, 18:34: I just realised, I am the guy sat in a coffeeshop writing a book. Fri, 18:38: If I put a Windows 10 S Surface Laptop on Insider do I have to go Pro, or are there Insider S builds? I can't find an official answer. Fri, 18:43: RT @kylealden: hello I just wanted to mention the incredible job @somelaniesaid did building a responsive Grid-powered layout for https://t… Fri, 18:45: RT @MSEdgeDev: Registration is now open for Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2017, coming 9/13 in Seattle. Grab your seat today! https://t.co/xMcj… Fri, 20:12: RT @chr1sa: Good news. @Arduino back in the hands of the founders, renews commitment to open source https://t.co/ulmDjGFlzK Fri, 21:16: Hmmm. The new @onedrive was crashing on my desktop PC; I updated the Radeon drivers and it'ss suddenly working. Fri, 22:19: RT @richturn_ms: Blogged: Windows Subsystem for Linux out of Beta! https://t.co/BnWx7ChNzQ /cc @VirtualScooley https://t.co/Ioa5fgmwZQ Fri, 22:28: Will the current White House have as many members as The Fall? Fri, 22:30: @hutchinsondave The John Peel Show as political commentary. Fri, 22:58: Just noticed an update to the 16251 blog post: the iOS Continue On Your PC app is out now. Currently setting up on my iPhone. Fri, 23:03: iOS Continue on PC in action https://t.co/e07bqMthSq Fri, 23:09: Two Android devices and iPhone linked to my PC for Continue on PC: https://t.co/wJKEjvzxEw Fri, 23:11: @gcaughey Working fine! Fri, 23:11: RT @marypcbuk: Pro tip; when a cat won't get off your chair & looks cute in refusal, try to take a photo & they move at once ;) 😼 Fri, 23:22: (Also, it pays to use the option in Outlook's RSS reader to download and notify of changes to log posts. 😎) Fri, 23:24: RT @JenMsft: @jay_ebooks You can access the emoji diversity modifiers on the new touch keyboard via press and hold on the People tab 🤟🏽 #Wi… Sat, 01:39: RT @jsnover: Everyone that has PowerShell cmdlets should be ensuring that they work with Core PowerShell. It is the future https://t.co/vh… [...]



My tweets

Fri, 28 Jul 2017 11:00:10 GMT




My tweets

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:00:07 GMT

Wed, 12:24: A decade of my favourite trance label: Platipus 10 by Art Of Trance https://t.co/QDLLV2j228 #NowPlaying Wed, 12:38: In an age of steam https://t.co/I39DQmiZAL https://t.co/sL1y1PcfIC Wed, 12:43: (hoping that the promised build today fixes the bug on high DPI devices...) Wed, 12:48: RT @tomscott: Tried to write a British version of Ready Player One and, honestly, this nostalgia-mining crap is so easy. https://t.co/Y7mDS… Wed, 13:45: RT @warrenellis: Image: Spectacular aurora from orbit https://t.co/0hCwgrlzd9 https://t.co/Nk8KdPmRcV Wed, 13:50: RT @StigAbell: Chlorination Chicken could work as a new dish for the Brexit Empire. Wed, 15:13: Wow, the Snopes story gets even more complex: https://t.co/Otqp4J2xld Wed, 16:40: RT @pjcozzi: The entire WebGL Insights book is now free: 23 chapters on advanced topics from 42 authors and 25 reviewers! https://t.co/rjUv… Wed, 16:44: RT @gabrtv: Honored to represent Microsoft on the @CloudNativeFdn board. https://t.co/ZejcQLsMHf Wed, 18:26: In to a very muggy London for a Surface event. Wed, 18:38: RT @ChristosMatskas: Deploy your containers to Azure in less than 10secs with #azure Container Instances. New service & docs #containers h… Wed, 19:18: Tunnel vision https://t.co/ekGNwoDtFp https://t.co/MttOeR2AoP Wed, 22:50: So there seems to be an A/B test for the new skip Insider builds. One PC is showing this: https://t.co/cNZZ00C0EK Wed, 23:40: (lord bring us freedom and rain) Thu, 11:21: Trying out the new device link features in the latest RS3 build. As I was on the Microsoft Apps app beta, my devices were already connected. [...]



My tweets

Wed, 26 Jul 2017 11:00:15 GMT

Tue, 14:20: It's Tuesday, it's lunchtime in UK, morning on the East Coast. and Enterprise Microsoft is all about Kubernetes: https://t.co/eIPqAvfdj8 Tue, 15:44: The compilation of early recordings album that got me into Porcupine Tree: Stars Die https://t.co/Ac8dnqrade #NowPlaying Tue, 16:15: TFW your internet connection crashes when you're about to go on a Skype call. Tue, 17:12: RT @infoworld: Ease into Kubernetes on Microsoft Azure , by @sbisson - #Kubernetes #Containers #Azure https://t.co/m7Pla8Ve4N Tue, 17:25: If Paint isn't dead, then Flash certainly is: https://t.co/f8mklWITwH Tue, 17:53: You realise that this means .avi outlives Flash... Tue, 17:57: Recent Reads: Intrepid. Kris Longknife is out beyond the Rim in another of Mike Shepherd's milSF yarns, and she's clearing up messes again. Tue, 20:28: Interesting: Immigration New Zealand sending mails to British Engineers, suggesting that NZ is the next step for their careers. Tue, 22:00: And now for the Pacific Shift, this week's Enterprise Microsoft. https://t.co/G6Iv4CEbRY Tue, 23:20: Pasta Time! https://t.co/EgTSmuJi95 Wed, 10:17: As much as I applaud the idea of phasing out petrol and diesel sales by 2040, I do wonder how we get a charging infrastructure in place. Wed, 10:21: Finally discovered the "Clear All" gesture for notifications on Apple Watch. That'll be one to remember. Wed, 10:33: Gresley A4 "Union of South Africa" came through Putney this morning: A Streamlined Expression #flickr https://t.co/jCkDMyAfRR Wed, 10:34: Processing to black and white always seem appropriate for steam locomotives: Time Travelled #flickr https://t.co/42oSgAfDPo Wed, 11:24: Pale Shelter #flickr https://t.co/aVeG39pj85 [...]



My tweets

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 11:00:11 GMT

Mon, 13:49: Odd flight path for a camera helicopter. I wonder what it's filming? https://t.co/YXNOQWea1e Mon, 13:57: A friend is on an amphibious bus. https://t.co/ts5VWhrhAJ Mon, 14:10: Where an app gets a Store release via Desktop Bridge, I'm moving across to it: more secure, more isolation. Mon, 15:04: A useful IoT tool... https://t.co/CFGn3k53oI Mon, 15:20: I see a new release of https://t.co/2ly0EnOYtq is out, with bug fixes for CU, and a new portable mode that's part of the Store migration. Mon, 15:21: RT @clemensv: Looking for feedback, #ServiceBus friends. I'm making an AzFn STS that federates with AAD to replace ACS as needed. https://… Mon, 15:27: Reminder: if you're looking for a Paint replacement, then you should really give this a go https://t.co/2ly0EnOYtq Mon, 17:05: (in a place of dying light/where the suns have gone/i loved everything there was here/i loved everything there was here) Mon, 18:33: With regards to the "comics banned on flights from SDCC", the last few times I've flown with a bag of books, it's been opened and searched. Mon, 20:02: So the whole Snopes fundraiser is due to a lack of a pre-nup? Uh oh. Mon, 20:19: Not sure about the new Office Fast Ring sharing pane. Not sure why it's left the File view at all... https://t.co/l5ZeQTVyHC Mon, 21:19: RT @kylealden: Are you a web developer interested in Edge Summit, but can't afford the trip? I have a few scholarships to cover travel and… Tue, 10:50: Now this is what should happen to all Windows components: wrap 'em in Desktop Bridge and put them in the Store. https://t.co/7cubcxSOn5 Tue, 11:11: Windows Phone dead, or at least my Lumia 950 is dead. Battery expanded, pushed the screen off the case. https://t.co/CDSVg0xa8O [...]