I anticipate this metric will only increase.

I’ve been in Rome since around 11pm on Thursday, so minus sleeping time let’s call that 28 conscious hours. Therefore:

Current status: 0.17857 cacio e pepe/hour

I mean, you've gotta admire Theresa May's unwavering determination to deliver the shittest possible version of reality that will pass Parliament.


@tomstuart more than ever I hope that Scotland eventually leaves the UK and gives me a geographic anchor of identity that I can be unashamed of

"We'd love to do it properly, but we have deadlines to meet", they say.

"Doing it properly would be faster", I whisper quietly to myself.

There's not much more frustrating as a software consultant than watching a codebase slowly get worse.

Sure, each individual instance of "this is fine for now" isn't terrible, but over time, it's death by a thousand commits.

@genmon what can we do in the face of a government entrenched in fantasy, and an opposition too spineless to challenge a flawed referendum? This week I’ve just given up. Burn it all down, and hope that it’s such a disaster that Scotland leaves and everyone I care about moves there instead 😞

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"I’m done with the whole pretence that the argument about Brexit is, and has always been, a subtle jurisprudential discussion about sovereignty, or an exciting debate about the business plan for UK plc."


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Ten years ago, I sat around a fire with some friends after a disappointing big-budget conference, and decided to see if we could do something different. From that seed grew Ruby Manor -- can't believe we've been doing it for a decade!



#ruby #rubymanor #nostalgia

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The first thing I did after watching this video was to immediately watch it again youtu.be/IxEIQQkhyeI

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We are fucked.
RT @Reuters@twitter.com Blockchain may resolve Irish border Brexit problem: Hammond reut.rs/2NgPd14

🐦🔗: twitter.com/Reuters/status/104

A distinct circle of hell is reserved for people who sit in shared offices talking louding into their phones.

A fiery pit within that circle is reserved for the subset who do it on speakerphone.

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Finally finished my two blog posts on why I’m weaning myself away from Twitter in favour of Mastodon:

What’s wrong with Twitter?

What is Mastodon and why should I use it?

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Private instance for me & my bots