Well, that was a shitty week.
With regulators circling and others advocating a break up of the company, its understandable why Zuckerberg would want to tightly integrate Facebook’s three platforms. However, more promises broken, while the deep-rooted problems operating at scale remain. Shut this racket down.
Good evening Nottingham! It’s the night before @naconf. What ya doing? Who’s with ya?
Only the second edition of weeknotes, and yet the year is already 5% done. Blimey.
Slack has a new logo, and everyone hates it.
Writing a blog post. Could somebody adjust the meter?
Every interview with a politician about Brexit:
Presenter: “So, what happens next?”
Politician: “Well, what happened was…”
Stan & Ollie is a love letter to two comedy maestros and their enduring friendship. With hilarious support from their wives (“two double acts for the price of one”), this funny and heartwarming film is not to be missed.
Yup, that’s right, I’m jumping on the weeknotes bandwagon! Consider this an experiment, and we’ll see how long it lasts.
Remembering that one time in 2005 when I accidentally deleted a construction company’s website while moving some files around over FTP. Simpler times maybe, but not necessarily better times.
“Alexa, show me an example of moral bankruptcy.”
A goal for the year ahead (let’s not call it a resolution) is to read more. So starting here, with New Dark Age: Technology and the End of the Future by James Bridle.
A compelling 120-word critique regarding automated front-end development, as provided by a
Finally quit my dilly-dallying and got my tickets sorted for this year’s New Adventures conference. See you there?
Looking back on a well-travelled yet otherwise directionless year.
Open for Fresh Fish.
Seeking a hybrid design/front-end role with an organisation instigating meaningful change where I can make a worthwhile contribution. Not interested in disrupting the world, just improving it a little. Where should I be looking? Who should I be talking to?