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Watched "The Great Hack" a few days ago, and it has inspired me to move as much of my stuff away from Google as possible.

I'd much rather pay a little than continue to feed the surveillance economy.

Turned off ad-blocking for a second. Wow.

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James Adam boosted

Wrote something about my experience of the last fortnight in politics in London.
po-ru.com/2019/09/06/stop-the-

When a politician talks about “what the public wants”, it’s almost always actually about what they want.

“We’ve spent a long time trying to sort of fudge this thing and I think the British public really want us to get out. They don’t want more dither and delay...”

(Boris Johnson, theguardian.com/politics/2019/)

We are all sick of Brexit, yes, but that doesn’t mean we agree with your approach in the slightest!

UK politics 

UK politics 

uk politics 

Watched "The Great Hack" a few days ago, and it has inspired me to move as much of my stuff away from Google as possible.

I'd much rather pay a little than continue to feed the surveillance economy.

UK politics 

@infovore noticed you talking about Dokku on twitter. Where do you host your VPS?

I'm getting a lot of mileage out of Dokku but every now and again my host forces a VPS reboot and then that's _every_ site offline for a spell...

No 👏 production 👏 bugfix 👏 without 👏 writing 👏 a failing 👏 test 👏!

Every tweet is an attempt to have the last word.

A week in rural Scotland reminds me how much I use the Internet

uk politics 

You're reviewing the first PR from a new developer, and it's not going great, but then you realise all of the weird decisions are copied wholesale from some code written by the senior developer...

Back from two weeks vacation, and the build has been left broken the entire time. Woo!

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