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My tweets

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 12:00:21 GMT




My tweets

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 12:00:13 GMT




My tweets

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:00:20 GMT

Thu, 12:17: So they made a beer for #avgeeks https://t.co/mW0pWcVM12 Thu, 12:18: I order my shales "neapolitan" at @innoutburger. Now I can do the same for beer. https://t.co/UJMlbPHCH9 Thu, 12:49: Yay for @letsencrypt. You can now go to https://t.co/yfxvWvFEXa and https://t.co/F661RcsKAm. Not that I recommend i… https://t.co/iMImErEF5p Thu, 13:35: TFW you order a $30 clone of a $180 multitool from a Chinese warehouse and turns up and it's branded as the origina… https://t.co/kcjUSBPw4T Thu, 14:04: In other news, don't wear a multitool bracelet while typing on a Surface Book. Your wrist will stick to the wrist r… https://t.co/CdfBI6wWNM Thu, 14:08: Do we really have to call neo-reactionaries "conservative". This US tendency to flatten politics is annoying, no ma… https://t.co/KKqc5upUkk Thu, 14:38: 20 years of The Angel Of The North. One of my photographs of it, taken in a freezing winter sunset, was used as th… https://t.co/fuNM5lXsGq Thu, 16:07: RT @KaraMarck: Wrote up my experience attending @monkigras. It's a fantastic conference, very focused on #craft and #community ❤️ Grateful… Thu, 18:36: (You can break my heart and crush my dreams But you can never take my soul You can crack my stones and melt my stee… https://t.co/G2ilw0tlk0 Thu, 18:46: RT @SoVeryBritish: Mixing up “cheers” and “thanks” to make “chanks!” and now you can never see that person again Thu, 19:25: RT @DrPizza: Microsoft offers $200 off Surface Pro to celebrate its fifth anniversary https://t.co/JWbRDBjr1K Thu, 20:36: Hmm. Really hating online banking services. Why can't I set up a transaction for the third Thursday of every month? Thu, 22:28: Installed the Knowmail extension to Outlook. A very different way of looking at my mail, I am going to see how it works for me. Fri, 00:01: RT @gcaweir: A strong woman supported by her team. (And one of my favourite photos that I took at today's Windows #Insiders4Good graduati… Fri, 00:02: RT @eliotpeper: Where some science fiction shines on its technical merits, Weinstein’s stories summon worlds rife with thought experiment b… [...]



My tweets

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:00:18 GMT

Wed, 13:02: RT @amendlocke: 'Violets are red, roses are blue It's amazing what genetic engineering can do' -- Mike Holmes, The DNA Cowboys https://t.c… Wed, 13:05: RT @marypcbuk: The Valentine beer fairy came while i was asleep ;) @sbisson https://t.co/Y8aTa6YlzC Wed, 13:13: Tiles at Edgware Road https://t.co/SPiqRKYcBQ Wed, 13:27: RT @AndrewBloch: WARNING! If you receive a free Valentine's Day card from the Hackney Gazette, then open with extreme caution . #Valentin… Wed, 13:43: The first blossom https://t.co/IohA1aBRv7 Wed, 14:07: Google AMP for email is apparently to add apps into mail content. This is giving me horrible Lotus Notes flashbacks… https://t.co/p5LiiKUxqg Wed, 14:22: RT @neilhimself: A few more choice shots of the posters on the walls of Hell. #goodomens (I was proud of the art department for taking dire… Wed, 14:22: RT @GeraintJennings: You have to kiss a lot of princes before discovering a crapaud #jerriais #MemeML https://t.co/E3rFIJrlqU Wed, 15:11: Now this is something I didn't know: as today is Ash Wednesday, it has precedence in the ecclesiastical calendar, a… https://t.co/Uw7HRUbNZi Wed, 15:45: Today I am mostly thinking about systems programming in Go on Azure. Which means I have already written half of next week's column. Wed, 16:03: Has @SwiftOnSecurity been writing scripts for Cortana? [thread] https://t.co/FUTDU7Sq4X Wed, 16:09: I was faced with a choice at a difficult age Would I write a book? Or should I take to the stage? But in the back o… https://t.co/SoBqUh8ruB Wed, 16:25: You thought that carrying over EU FTAs to post-Brexit Britain was easy? Oh boy, have you got another think coming. https://t.co/3ikGnOw4gX Wed, 16:33: RT @timpratt: I just launched a Kickstarter for Do Better: The Marla Mason stories! Go get yourself a rectangle full of wonders (ie a book)… Wed, 19:01: Recent Reads: The Aeronaut's Windlass. Jim Butcher's oddly SFnal aerial fantasy sets up a dangerous tomorrow for ar… https://t.co/lz7Qdfe6lc Wed, 21:01: Going to be staying at Wild Palms again; sadly not a hotel from a universe where an alternate Philip K Dick founded… https://t.co/QMLUF4aQXt Wed, 21:05: Though my favourite piece of Wild Palms was The Wild Palms Reader, a copy of Wired from that universe. With section… https://t.co/9fvUSFFKLh Wed, 21:11: The easy answer to Facebooks privacy-busting VPN? Don't install it. It's not compulsory. And if you installed it, you can uninstall it. Wed, 21:13: RT @cschleichsrun: This is the FINAL time I will explain the difference between ice dance and pairs. Ice dancers have wider, U-shaped snout… Thu, 01:09: It's rather amazing how quickly the color of the sky glow over London is changing. What was orange with sodium is n… https://t.co/9qKg1n1eTb Thu, 10:53: RT @m8urnett: I caught my cat running out of my office with my yubikey in his mouth--a threat model I hadn't considered. Thu, 10:58: The 17101 update race was won by the Surface Laptop. Surface Book and SP3 are still at 84%, and the old desktop is lagging at 67%. [...]



My tweets

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:00:14 GMT

  • Wed, 09:30: So does IBM suing for trade secret breaches in its injection against Microsoft hiring of an ex-IBMer as Chief Diver… https://t.co/EY4pOMWLMo
  • Wed, 10:59: RT @CarmenCrincoli: Hey you. Over there. Yeah, you. Shut up. No! SHUT. UP. Read what Jefe has to say in this thread. Learn some useful thi…



My tweets

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 12:00:16 GMT

  • Tue, 11:04: Yay! Hello World in Go just ran. So that's the language and dev environment working.
  • Tue, 11:21: Tuesday; and here's this week's Enterprise Microsoft with a look at programming quantum computers in Q#: https://t.co/DbnFtDGg7H



My tweets

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:00:16 GMT

Sun, 13:13: RT @BrentToderian: The most amazing thing about this absolutely amazing car commercial, is that it doesn’t seem to realize how effectively… Sun, 14:42: Woodpecker in a hailstorm; or as @marypcbuk says "Look at its bedraggled shiny little red butt." Sun, 15:25: So much wrong with this sign; it's UK motorway signage on an urban street, with the nearest thing to a motorway bei… https://t.co/jQQ6UbG9Rx Sun, 15:27: RT @MrTimDunn: Do you like transport ✅ Do you like fonts ✅ Do you like free things ✅ Here's Britain's "Transport" font, free. https://t.co/… Sun, 16:36: (Further thoughts on the woodpecker: isn't it good we've cleaned up London so much over the last thirty years or so… https://t.co/jCUO7skUmG Sun, 17:14: RT @GeekMelange: As for the ridiculous false equivalence that being a nerd/Geek was the same as being a marginalized person, no no no and J… Sun, 19:02: RT @marypcbuk: Progress on the hard drive mirror mosaic (slow because it's quite a high wall!) https://t.co/SiTDcho5Xg Sun, 19:35: RT @_TomCross_: A couple of rem-cam images from the North Side of the launch pad. SpaceX usually doesn’t have this location available. It’s… Sun, 19:37: 💙 trilobites https://t.co/XNUkIyaJJg Sun, 20:49: RT @jayrayner1: Brexit uncertainty leads fruit company to move production out of uk. I could make some grand sweeping comment here. But wha… Sun, 20:51: RT @BP_Hutch: Good pano of Apollo 16 CDR John Young and the LRV with the LM Orion in the background in the Descartes Highlands. https://t.c… Sun, 20:56: OK, finished writing this first quantum programming explainer. Stretching my memories of linear algebra back to whe… https://t.co/CgPGAHJL9n Sun, 21:00: If you're part of the team who wrote Q#, huge respect. While it's not a tool for the beginner, you've delivered a f… https://t.co/6r6ccJdLpl Sun, 22:12: RT @nyrath: BZAP boardgame: satire on wargames by Ken St. Andre (1977) followed my by attempt to update the graphics https://t.co/AF6vd5uACc Sun, 22:22: RT @Rosel__d: Microsoft Office Danshi Anime [Gijinka parody] Good Day! 😂 https://t.co/GFSAN45YhJ Mon, 09:30: RT @dgryski: The 3rd edition of "Distributed Systems" by van Steen and Tannenbaum is available for download from the authors for the cost o… Mon, 09:53: Well that was weird. Phone rang, I answered. The line was silent for a moment, then a computer-synthesized voice said "Goodbye" and hung up. Mon, 10:04: RT @michellebhasin: Before every Olympic event they should send out one average person to perform the upcoming event. To fall on their face… [...]



My tweets

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 12:00:11 GMT




My tweets

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 12:00:13 GMT

  • Fri, 20:40: Sea lions in my mentions be like. https://t.co/IJwfcXf8H1
  • Fri, 20:44: You know you're from a small island when your Facebook mentions blow up because there's a power cut there.
  • Fri, 21:44: Hey @gcaweir Gazette is doing Tartiflette for the next two weeks...
  • Fri, 22:02: RT @faisalislam: Bundesbank on post Brexit finance - rather brutal. - UK as yet unclear - “Sceptical” that mutual recognition “actually pos…
  • Sat, 10:55: RT @CandiceC_W: This Nike advert • is authentically representative • is self aware • shows more than one woman playing sport • plays on…
  • Sat, 11:31: RT @runnymonkey: Falcon Heavy launch, but this time with Jeff Tracy doing the countdown, and Thunderbirds music! https://t.co/vY53fg3nmM



My tweets

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 12:00:16 GMT

Thu, 12:16: Boom today, not boom tomorrow. https://t.co/HXBFJdtvE1 Thu, 14:14: I should have waved. https://t.co/wuVNTX3N5d Thu, 14:52: I always find this room a good test of computational photography. https://t.co/Y9aCwyYg6z Thu, 15:17: RT @jrrickard: Using AKS and want to try out Open Service Broker for Azure? Of course you do! We made a new quickstart! https://t.co/7h4Lf… Thu, 15:21: RT @redditSpacePorn: Falcon Heavy flame fire detail, one of several zooms from a larger image #Space #Universe https://t.co/N82Ygwa2pO Thu, 15:55: How much does the UK pension law requirement that data be stored in perpetuity drive the storage industry? And if it doesn't, shouldn't it? Thu, 15:59: Apps leaving the Apple Watch shouldn't be a surprise. Most were just notification tools, and Apple really boosted n… https://t.co/IloKv8CkjP Thu, 16:01: Do I need to repeat the story of the time we asked Elon Musk if he was a Bond villain, and he replied "I was thinki… https://t.co/dXPCvihNGZ Thu, 16:17: RT @docsmsft: 📚 Designing, building, and operating microservices on @Azure https://t.co/Igu92sLffM https://t.co/9VYfvgeLc5 Thu, 16:35: RT @JerseyPolice: Evening All, no traffic congestion or hold up reported at #Anneport today, #staysafe and let's look out for each other es… Thu, 20:12: Yes Build and I/O are the same week, and that's an accidental conflict. Blame ongoing work at Moscone moving all th… https://t.co/QrVjZV6iBt Thu, 20:19: As the latest build came out late last night London time, and I've been in meetings all day, time to update my boxes. Thu, 21:01: RT @cpeterso: @DJCPI @emschec @hypatiadotca EVEN SPACE JAM IS HTTPS! 😎 https://t.co/4Hm5S3d87x Fri, 10:44: The $17 airpod clones turn out to be the best pair of cordless Bluetooth devices I've tried. https://t.co/Rzv2NilBhN Fri, 10:46: Hive Lights https://t.co/bxoF7RjESa [...]



My tweets

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:00:13 GMT

Wed, 13:54: Apple account phishing email obviously targeted at cosplayers; "Dear costumer" it began... Wed, 13:55: Cloud native apps are naturally distributed systems; this is an excellent primer to key issues. https://t.co/ffsSxWSJkp Wed, 14:03: RT @popkiller: This meme is not getting enough attention #FalconHeavy https://t.co/4oWzFR10re Wed, 14:10: "Bitcoin may evolve into what everyone fears". There's Bitcoin under the bed and in the wardrobe! https://t.co/L5QTTzfV2K Wed, 15:09: Production line assembly; fitted the last two drawers of the new wardrobes. We did the loft conversion in 2003; the… https://t.co/pIXHEy8nAS Wed, 15:11: Dang; going to have to miss Qcon this year. I'll be out in the Bay at the Linux Foundation's OSLF event. Wed, 15:15: OK, I may have been listening to Above & Beyond a little too much. Time for a slide into British dub electronica, w… https://t.co/13YNwr5g7y Wed, 15:26: RT @heptio: Today at 1p PT there is another Community Conference Call with @kris__nova where community members will talk about migrating mo… Wed, 16:18: Powerful rocket more powerful than expected. Wed, 19:22: Recent Reads: Lazarus War - Legion. Jamie Sawyer's mashup of milSF and archaeology continues, deep in the Maelstrom… https://t.co/drKi7A6UmO Wed, 19:49: Oops. Knocked the Frost Protect button on the Netatmo Energy App. I wondered why the office was feeling cold. Wed, 19:57: A Descent Into The Maelstrum. Edgar Allen Poe's horrific tale of an acoustic concert by Sparks. Wed, 20:29: Bringing a Roomba out of retirement. Wed, 20:29: A good tech writing style guide is well worth having. https://t.co/y8rSIJk2Ck Wed, 20:32: Our local parakeet flock was looking rather chilly today, and Drunk Parrot was complaining about the weather from h… https://t.co/1adCNNuAI9 Wed, 22:48: Sad news. https://t.co/tEqFVZIWxV Wed, 22:53: (499) Wed, 23:19: RT @leparisdalexis: Paris + Neige + Toits = MAGNIFIQUE 😍 #NeigeParis https://t.co/vB3Y29uUmc Wed, 23:43: RT @WinObs: The final video from today's #FalconHeavy launch is of the booster landing along with my quite enthusiastic commentary. Watch… Thu, 07:43: RT @jenist: RIP John Perry Barlow. Print out his "Principles of Adult Behavior" and stick it on your fridge https://t.co/WODLaBGT8q Thu, 09:00: This plaque has some semblance of utility. https://t.co/xo9sANQs8H Thu, 09:04: Ice Palace https://t.co/65t5AtoJ1v Thu, 09:09: Ice coot https://t.co/8ndDbAF8pq Thu, 09:45: Underneath a hotel for an all day storage event. Thu, 09:47: The Heron's Elsa cosplay https://t.co/KUVmrh2nxE Thu, 09:58: Good grief, you can almost see the ((( ))) in that Telegraph article. Thu, 10:21: One useful feature of the improved Cortana/Android integration in RS4 and the latest builds of Android Cortana: I a… https://t.co/nQTBNUHoa8 Thu, 10:28: A wafer of QLC flash for next generation enterprise SSD. Keyboard for scale. https://t.co/rvEhQHJJz5 Thu, 10:36: RT @Fred_Monsone: A few stats about @MicronStorage from today's Technology Live! #A3TechLive #DataStorage https://t.co/TV8WoflLi1 Thu, 11:12: Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme tube https://t.co/QJGRqr63gT [...]



My tweets

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 12:00:14 GMT

Tue, 12:31: RT @brendandburns: Microsoft open sources a new Kubernetes GPU and device scheduling extension: https://t.co/E2w54i3ThH @OpenAtMicrosoft Tue, 12:31: 100 years since the first women got the vote in the UK. It wasn't all, but a hard-fought start, a struggle document… https://t.co/7AA0PbLmlL Tue, 13:00: The last BBC Radio weather forecast from the Met Office. End of an era. Tue, 13:10: RT @gcaughey: ICYMI good comprehensive article about Windows 10 on ARM, S mode, and 64-bit app support by @marypcbuk https://t.co/NFq4OdZHf… Tue, 14:00: Hmm. Robert Smith curating this year's Meltdown. I wonder what he's going to pick... Tue, 17:25: RT @codepo8: And here we go: #pwa love on WIndows10 and @MSEdgeDev Welcoming Progressive Web Apps to Microsoft Edge and Windows 10: https:… Tue, 18:42: Tuesday afternoon, and time for Enterprise Microsoft. Like Falcon Heavy, Azure Event Grid ups your serverless game… https://t.co/hZoc8nZNyo Tue, 18:44: RT @JamesMelville: No deal Brexit - 2,800,000 fewer jobs / £158bn loss per year Trade agreement Brexit (but outside the single market) - 1… Tue, 19:09: If you want to know more about Edge's support for PWA's in RS4, I wrote this after the Edge Developer Summit last S… https://t.co/Axpis1u45H Tue, 19:44: (A little bit of me wonders if that's the early Tesla Roadster demonstrator I got to drive up and down the PCH at L… https://t.co/yHZ50H4NiN Tue, 19:49: Utterly shocked to hear of the sudden death of @hughhancock. So much sympathy to his family. Tue, 20:00: I think my pun earlier was a little too hidden. It was not a typo.. Let me be overt: "Robert Smith is Cure-ating M… https://t.co/FaFCm4LYiS Tue, 20:05: Wishing I was in Florida for the FH launch. So I reminisced about watching STS-117 launch instead. It feels good h… https://t.co/LKPDmPYHsE Tue, 20:16: The @spacex FH livestream has just started: https://t.co/WdL62mQ48M Tue, 20:49: RT @stevekovach: lol https://t.co/kOiIxK2mRG Tue, 20:53: SImultaneous booster landing... Wow. Tue, 20:54: RT @Ladewig: That's impressive. https://t.co/xHK4o8PMsd Tue, 20:55: RT @samleecole: I closed my mouth and it fell open again holy hell https://t.co/WjITIFKaPP Tue, 20:58: I'm guessing the core booster didn't make it... Tue, 21:07: RT @neilhimself: Author Harlan Ellison is retiring from signing books. He's also opened a web store today. There's a limited number of sign… Tue, 21:08: @iainthomson Limited number of signed Harlan Ellison books, and he's retiring from signing: https://t.co/GXkOz5zitD Tue, 21:23: Hmm. Sounds like WileyFox has gone into administration. That's a pity, I liked the team and their phones. But it's… https://t.co/cTEq0H8lvx Tue, 23:11: RT @SciGuySpace: Candles lit. https://t.co/mBL5kM6sf7 Tue, 23:20: RT @thenasaman: Continuing to post photos of the launch as I process them. Here's one as it was much further up in flight. #FalconHeavy #Sp… Wed, 00:30: RT @geogrify: Attention Game Creators! Announcing the inaugural "50 Over 50" list, now soliciting nominations through 10 March 2018! Please… Wed, 10:06: Download the hi-res images of the Falcon Heavy launch from the SpaceX Flickr account here (images are public domain… https://t.co/KT2ifcVrCD Wed, 10:23: Now this is a photograph and a half: Falcon Heavy Demo Mission (from the SpaceX #flickr) https://t.co/iuCxO09AhI Wed, 10:27: Our local flock of feral ring-necked parakeets is not enjoying this cold snap. At all. They wish to complain; loudl… https://t.co/dgotJnf5QG Wed, 11:12: My new screen background is my favourite screengrab from the Starman feed, from not long before the batteries ran o… https://t.co/Ipde2z2RHL Wed, 11:27: Apparently PWAs are the Millennials of software because they're going to[...]



My tweets

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 12:00:11 GMT

  • Mon, 12:32: While this is a very science journalism-focused thread, it's also applicable to much of the relationship between th… https://t.co/kS8MmITEdq
  • Mon, 13:31: Woolly socks: on.
  • Mon, 15:00: So I finally surrendered to the lure of Windows 10 Pro on my Surface Laptop; the regularly broken Store Office down… https://t.co/fiDwSpS1fh
  • Mon, 15:02: RT @OFOCBrexit: BREAKING: YouGov Poll today - Labour support drops by 34% among under-40s (from 73% to 39%) if the party maintains its curr…
  • Mon, 15:18: Cold and unhappy parrots are cold and unhappy, and want you to know all about it. Loudly.
  • Mon, 22:57: Productive day nearly done. Column delivered, plans for next US trip starting to come together...
  • Tue, 10:50: Winter Flowers https://t.co/dFjceGtoxx



My tweets

Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:00:26 GMT




My tweets

Sat, 03 Feb 2018 12:00:16 GMT




My tweets

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 12:00:16 GMT

Thu, 12:20: A discussion of Postscript and PDF as a 100-year system is giving me flashbacks to sitting with the Red Book and wr… https://t.co/1OLtV3CFBb Thu, 12:25: The original paper for PDF, Warnock's The Camelot Project, included this phrase: "then the fundamental way people w… https://t.co/g9ftOqTOAr Thu, 12:37: What was the Microsoft PDF competitor called? :-) #monkigras Thu, 12:48: RT @elonmusk: This rocket was meant to test very high retrothrust landing in water so it didn’t hurt the droneship, but amazingly it has su… Thu, 13:01: RT @DuaneOBrien: “You can treat your technical debt like a payday loan, but that’s a bad idea.” Single most useful metaphor I’ve heard in a… Thu, 13:19: RT @marypcbuk: Treat deprecation like any other hostage situation: no sudden movements. announce, announce, announce, deprecate, help custo… Thu, 13:23: RT @marypcbuk: fantastic session by @trieloff on sustaining the development of a project over 20 years that is much too good to try to summ… Thu, 14:02: My beer is science-fictional. https://t.co/vGJ4eUgdbp Thu, 14:52: RT @marypcbuk: Working memory: your capacity to run processes mentally how much you can fit into your mental mode Cognitive load: how much… Thu, 15:09: Jessica Rose's talk on burnout and self-care was incredibly inspiring. #monkigras Thu, 15:17: OneNote feature I'd like; auto-detection of @ names as links to Twitter. @LauraCatPJs @MasterDevwi Thu, 15:23: RT @AnalyticsPanda: BIGGEST TAKE-HOME LEARNING from @monkigras!! Different-sized beakers to represent how one’s mental capacity is not fixe… Thu, 15:26: RT @BlickyIan: Moonlight Manhattan leaving JFK last night on the VS4 spectacular view of Long Island under the super moon https://t.co/IzGK… Thu, 16:44: "As a culture we're not very well tuned in supporting maintainers" @monkchips at #monkigras Thu, 16:53: RT @marypcbuk: for @monkchips and his 'we need to celebrate maintainers' rallying call at #monkigras�https://t.co/vD8LHlkEyc Thu, 17:22: I often argue that modern computing needs to learn lessons from telephone switches; after allm the first programmab… https://t.co/VMeKcuGYaj Thu, 18:11: RT @trieloff: If you are in the software industry, and you care about ethics, you should read @sara_ann_marie’s book: https://t.co/O0xVhGoz… Thu, 18:11: RT @QwertyJones3: BANK ROBBER: where's the safe? TELLER: BANK ROBBER: I SAID WHERE'S THE SAFE? TELLER: BANK ROBBER: WTF PENN: He alway… Thu, 18:28: RT @maryjofoley: Microsoft Teams App Studio (preview) now available for creating third-party/custom apps that work with Teams: https://t.co… Thu, 19:55: Graffiti of choice https://t.co/LLRxBIyuMu Thu, 21:39: Oh good, new @NightValeRadio. I'd missed it. Fri, 08:52: RT @cakeis_not_alie: A datacenter without IT automation is the business equivalent of a VCR forever blinking 12:00. Fri, 11:02: RT @marypcbuk: TIL because married women couldn't own IP in France at the time, Marie & Pierre Curie came up with the idea of commercial op… Fri, 11:06: RT @mhorsfall: Is your kid texting about Perl? $#$_: Nope, a cat stepped on your iPhone !!$!: Still just the cat *{\$@}: This means that y…



My tweets

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 12:00:20 GMT

Wed, 14:28: Three of my nominations made it onto @infoworld's Technology Of The Year list: Cosmos DB, WSL, and the OCP Project… https://t.co/Mo4akcI1TF Wed, 14:39: In lunar eclipse news, the sun has come out in London. Wed, 15:19: So as far as I can tell, Ikea is structured like a company from @cstross' Accelerando or @amendlocke's Corporation… https://t.co/ebSLzjfAmk Wed, 15:31: Have cake and eat it? How about just no cake at all? EU rejects the idea of a post-Brexit comprehensive financial… https://t.co/DDiEoXkDuL Wed, 15:50: 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 https://t.co/1fS7dKGzeI Wed, 19:09: RT @jeffiel: Twilio Studio - in beta today - now has templates for common things like bots, IVRs, appointment reminders! It's never been ea… Wed, 22:25: October 1996. A book of Wired quotes and a Wired parody. Both still on my bookshelves. #BabysFirstAmazon https://t.co/TQlAZ7EkFZ Wed, 22:27: RT @crandycodes: azure-functions-pack@1.0.0 is now the latest tag on npm. Features: 🎉watch feature 🎉copyToOuput feature (aka no more func… Wed, 22:48: Is your child doing vi? A quick guide to the signs. 1) You can't tell, because they can't get out of vi. Wed, 23:02: I have made @BirdPerHour my Twitter clock. Thu, 01:39: Living in an IoT world: my bedroom radiator just updated its firmware and recalibrated. Thu, 11:00: Today I am at one of my favourite conferences, learning more about craft. Cross-disciplinary thinking makes us better. #monkigras Thu, 11:05: "Nostalgia is the deadly enemy of history and not the road forward." I can see parallels with this in many things... #monkigras Thu, 11:05: The printing press as an agent for social change. #monkigras [...]



My tweets

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 12:00:15 GMT

Tue, 12:37: Rolling roadblock taking a black van down Putney Hill at speed. The Met escort drivers really know how to keep moving... Tue, 13:39: So who here is going to #monkigras? Tue, 14:27: I keep coming back to Waitrose's Monsoon Malabar; it seems to be the coffee that works best for me. A nice mix of flavours. Tue, 15:43: Tuesday, and another dev-focused #EnterpriseMicrosoft. This week I look at the new application integration features… https://t.co/tL9PjMOEV2 Tue, 15:44: RT @brendandburns: Designing distributed systems: My recent @OReillyMedia book, available for free download from Microsoft @Azure https:… Tue, 15:44: RT @marypcbuk: A Smart Assistant for Data Center Cooling? | air flow is more complicated than you think https://t.co/vipYACCDtN Tue, 16:03: RT @clemensv: Announcing the general availability of Azure Event Grid https://t.co/FGIqTdLQhH #azure #azeventgrid #eventgrid #eventing #ser… Tue, 16:37: It was a good idea I went to Tiger today, @kclemson. They were down to the last two mugs, but they also had magnets! https://t.co/Gcp3p3YtBI Tue, 17:32: RT @infoworld: How to use Microsoft Teams for #chatops, by @sbisson - https://t.co/cJwLdUXOeH Tue, 18:11: Working on my Teams developer piece that went out today, it's interesting to see how important Microsoft Bot Framew… https://t.co/S5VKdJzL1n Tue, 18:14: Duncan Jones' Mute looks like an interesting slice of cyberpunk. Also the trailer features my favorite font: Eurost… https://t.co/kmhyhHUrqs Tue, 18:21: Do folk immersed in the Linux side of the world really still think that Windows architecture didn't take a huge shi… https://t.co/nzpNTHohfB Tue, 18:23: RT @brendandburns: Super excited to hand out the first @azure kubernetes service team "chop wood and carry water" award https://t.co/YHfRn5… Tue, 18:28: RT @marypcbuk: Literally why we have lawyers https://t.co/ITP3Muqz3f Tue, 19:00: Playing with online maps I came across this: an odd little grouping of desert structures that inspired many works o… https://t.co/H72FKTYxJH Tue, 19:27: Emotional Support Peacock is my new band name. Tue, 19:42: New book klaxon! Political SF from one of my favourite authors, @KarlSchroeder: https://t.co/Kvia35OtRq Tue, 20:26: Depositing checks into a US bank account from the UK is so much easier by app. Tue, 21:38: So RedHat now has a thin container OS. And a stake in Rkt. https://t.co/yZPgv3iLcU Tue, 21:41: For the afternoon US shift, in this week's #EnterpriseMicrosoft I drill down into the technology behind yesterday's… https://t.co/C5vPUyPqzW Tue, 23:58: RT @martinwoodward: So long and thanks for all the fish @CodePlex https://t.co/2EyiRydwXM Wed, 10:15: An epic poem about a seafarer prevented from picking up a coin by a large bird: The Dime Of The Ancient Mariner. Wed, 10:25: RT @NASASun: CONFIRMED! The satellite re-discovered on Jan. 20 is IMAGE, a NASA mission we lost contact with in Dec. 2005! 🛰🎉 Full details:… Wed, 10:29: Ugh. There appears to be ice in that rain. [...]



My tweets

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 12:00:20 GMT

Mon, 12:17: OK world, why didn't you tell me about Above & Beyond's Group Therapy mixes? Trance the way it used to be back in t… https://t.co/hgKJbUd6SG Mon, 12:28: RT @JerseyRoyalCo: #planting #JerseyRoyals The finest potato in the world. #justsaying https://t.co/LRRKZi46Bq Mon, 12:36: Over on Facebook a friend posted the "first paragraph of page 45 of the book nearest you explains your love life" m… https://t.co/N3HEywgGeg Mon, 12:57: Today is a writing about Teams kind of a day. Mon, 13:15: Woke up at 3.17am convinced the doorbell had just rung. Luckily the @ring app showed me it hadn't, but still, not a good night's sleep... Mon, 13:21: RT @RobynJWomack: Thank you for the honest review, John 🐜 😂 https://t.co/sUaIYNdmNQ Mon, 13:22: Current home screen on iOS https://t.co/MSypSgzdfB Mon, 13:24: Current home screen on Android. https://t.co/e5y0kUbOMz Mon, 13:36: RT @Oniropolis: Reminder that the Tube is the interior of a vast mechanical creature, asleep for the moment https://t.co/sUohpJU1PP https:/… Mon, 14:13: RT @xtop: eno's oblique strategies for randos in your mentions https://t.co/CFxBFRtIor Mon, 14:19: RT @martinwoodward: Reviewing some internal tooling at Microsoft and seeing lots being done to make things more 'open source friendly'. Tha… Mon, 14:43: Hmm. It's been a while since I turned on my Surface 3. It's still on build 16215... Mon, 17:14: More evidence that Brexit won't affect the people who designed it for disaster capitalists, just the rest of us. https://t.co/G5vUaGJFBi Mon, 17:29: Survey: "When did you start to use the Internet?" Longest time is ">5 years". I built a national ISP 20 years ago… https://t.co/OpZeIJgray Mon, 23:54: This cat is relaxed. https://t.co/9LRwLrGUrm Tue, 11:35: Waiting to be found https://t.co/McsIjnIgs8 https://t.co/JgrQnEO87q Tue, 11:37: And you will know us by the trail of our paint https://t.co/fln4uLRELu https://t.co/rUSyWtDsQY Tue, 11:41: First crocuses https://t.co/ewJeZk9B8L https://t.co/TwFwwyyUUa [...]



My tweets

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 12:00:30 GMT




My tweets

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 12:00:11 GMT

Fri, 13:21: Surprised to see that I have an ISFDB entry: https://t.co/AbHg7RQ4NR Fri, 13:31: We went to the Portuguese cake shop in Vauxhall last night. https://t.co/nIaKqd7HbB Fri, 13:40: Bentham sleeps on SFF. (h/t to @maxgladstone for The Witch Who Came In From The Cold) https://t.co/SK6jPwE1eB Fri, 17:13: Ninja Cup (cc @kclemson) https://t.co/aNLOcL9q1D Fri, 17:14: Fire Truck load out. https://t.co/zs8EtrR4jK Fri, 18:28: Recent Reads: The Corporation Wars - Emergence. Ken MacLeod's freebots face an existential threat from a resurgant… https://t.co/BwKQ0WlmZX Fri, 19:10: My new oven is being delivered by a panther. Fri, 19:12: RT @marypcbuk: @CarmenCrincoli want Edge to sync the extensions you use to a new PC? vote here! https://t.co/PHa1obJ5vN Fri, 19:14: RT @marypcbuk: @CarmenCrincoli Windows OOBE should show a checklist of apps I've installed from Store on other PCs when I set up a new PC h… Fri, 19:25: RT @ChrisG_NSF: Guys... are you ready!? #FalconHeavy LAUNCH DATE! February 6th, with a backup on the 7th. Launch time is 13:30-16:30 EST… Fri, 20:59: So having finished reading @amendlocke's Corporation Wars books back-to-back I have thoughts: first, this is a powe… https://t.co/pWWKoooJlB Fri, 22:10: Over 9GB for a recovery image? Sat, 09:25: The courier delivering our new oven has live van tracking; I have my own little panopticon. Sat, 09:35: As always xkcd has its finger on the pulse. https://t.co/CrBkjn3evK Sat, 11:34: And the new oven is here... Sat, 11:42: RT @jonathontoon: Introducing Tweet Tray! 🎉 A little helper app which lets you tweet from the desktop, but nothing more. Supports Images 📷… [...]



My tweets

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 12:00:17 GMT




My tweets

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 12:00:15 GMT

Wed, 12:35: Well I never: The Pet Shop Boys' anti-ID card song Integral is also a song about Zamyatin's dystopic SF novel We: https://t.co/BlaOEmeWXi Wed, 12:44: A https://t.co/1LdotXmpdJ Wed, 12:48: My new desktop image. (thanks to @majorclanger for the pointer) https://t.co/1P60DBnchZ Wed, 14:14: Ugh. What a foul day to go into Town for a meeting. Wed, 16:18: Back home and drying off. Wed, 17:23: RT @jsnover: You can now SSH from CloudShell! What a great world this is. https://t.co/THXpydwBk4 Wed, 18:54: Dear Internet, please stop linking to pirated copies of Ursula Le Guin stories. There's plenty of legitimate stuff… https://t.co/czpCBsiaK3 Wed, 18:55: RT @elonmusk: Falcon Heavy hold-down firing this morning was good. Generated quite a thunderhead of steam. Launching in a week or so. https… Wed, 19:15: RT @CNBC: SpaceX test fires Falcon Heavy, one of the most powerful rockets ever https://t.co/tM1DaNewd2 https://t.co/gPrUn02D8B Wed, 19:18: Signs of Spring on a grey, wet day. https://t.co/khyamKUIsk Wed, 20:30: I'm currently imagining Mark E Smith sitting with Ursula Le Guin, setting the songs of the Kesh to music. Heya hey heya. Wed, 20:42: Restarting the first 17083 install. I'm not going to miss Sets, because I never got Sets. 😎 Wed, 20:52: Oh shut up Fox. You are being loud and annoying. Yes it's wet, and you're cold, and you're probably showing another… https://t.co/79XnhGErD2 Wed, 20:59: RT @aoifemcl: The wonderful wit of Ursula le Guin ... how she reacted when Playboy published one of her stories but didn't want to discomfi… Wed, 21:03: RT @shanselman: Interesting new site for finding technical conferences, both to speak at, and to submit talks to! https://t.co/pfndJ0Jidj Wed, 21:06: Hmm. One of my 17083 installs seems hung at 8%. Wed, 21:32: RT @ClintRutkas: If you missed the Windows Community Standup discussing the Always Connected PC, we have the video! https://t.co/omYJdTX9… Wed, 21:44: RT @GigerPunk: Rip, Mark E Smith https://t.co/xjdg5CP1Ri Wed, 22:20: Interesting: Surface Laptop was being powered by a.n.other Surface PSU; updating to 10783 kept hanging with a low b… https://t.co/j9XpOC45Wd Wed, 22:23: RT @Exocomics: New comic! :D https://t.co/KCwQdbZmFo https://t.co/ikUph3Ibik Wed, 23:25: RT @nova_road: My raw video of the #SpaceX Falcon Heavy static-fire at Kennedy Space Center. Come for the cloud plumes, stay for the sound.… Thu, 00:43: RT @BuildAzure: Microsoft #Azure Icon Set Download – #Visio stencil, #PowerPoint, #PNG, #SVG https://t.co/7EMYI0fcIN Thu, 11:01: OK; I think it's time. 17083 is going on my Surface Book. [...]



My tweets

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:00:23 GMT

Tue, 12:38: RT @jwarnette: Innovations a plenty from @veeam recently. Today we announce #tech that means businesses can use @Azure for #datarecovery,… Tue, 14:01: Now that's what I call an invite. https://t.co/C0wYn6qGXj Tue, 14:23: Photoshop gets Microsoft Dial support: https://t.co/V2ohPzw1s2 Tue, 16:06: Another Tuesday, another Enterprise Microsoft. I've been teaching myself Python with Azure Notebooks, so here's a p… https://t.co/itS4cu0mHh Tue, 16:10: Why do Apple updates take so long to download? Trying to update Xcode on my MacBook Air and it's telling me that 3G… https://t.co/QCh2hQQeVJ Tue, 16:50: RT @infoworld: What you need to know about Azure Notebooks, by @sbisson - https://t.co/hpLOWR8CDv Tue, 16:59: TIL Tesla invented a splint for pigeon wings after falling in love with a white dove. Tue, 17:25: M https://t.co/uorPpww19V Tue, 19:37: A Twitter search that should pull up all my Recent Reads tweets; short reviews of all the fiction I've read over th… https://t.co/R2ohCLuLpx Tue, 19:41: RT @ylitvinenko: If you ever feel that your job is pointless, think about a Windows 10 graphical designer who had to redraw all the obsolet… Tue, 20:02: RT @coreyspowell: New analysis of the TRAPPIST-1 planets identifies the 2 most likely habitable worlds in this remarkable miniature solar s… Tue, 21:13: Here's what I want: a water-proof voice-controlled speaker I can use in the bathroom that'll play Spotify and BBC Radio. Tue, 21:37: For the West Coast shift; this week I take a look at @AzureNotebooks in my Enterprise Microsoft column. https://t.co/uINTJaiasQ Tue, 22:17: Sad news about Ursula Le Guin; her best book Always Coming Home is a wonderful anthropology of a people who might n… https://t.co/mJH9j4blHB Tue, 22:33: I have gotten too used to Windows' roll-up updates. Reboot number 4 for my MacBook coming up in 10 minutes. Tue, 22:43: From Always Coming Home, a song of the Kesh. I think it rather apt: Rock was softer than the rain, tree weaker th… https://t.co/c0Fp9g5wFd Wed, 09:36: Call me when there've been more leaders of UKIP than members of The Fall. Wed, 09:43: Walking past the bedroom window and there's a V of geese heading towards me at eye level. I blame Canada. Wed, 10:36: How did iTunes get to be 264MB? It's a music player... [...]



My tweets

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 12:00:23 GMT

  • Mon, 20:40: Tomorrow's Enterprise Microsoft is winging its way to my editor.
  • Mon, 20:46: Bank web UIs. Grrr. Finish an application process, it gives me a tick and then "an error has occurred."
  • Mon, 22:32: Oh look, it's the blockchain. And tackle. https://t.co/HHwrR9Kwhi