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Theresa May's actions today are the height of irresponsibility and have almost guaranteed a no-deal Brexit which will be a disaster for the UK.

The only realistic alternative now is to revoke Article 50 and remain in the EU, so please sign this petition:

Corbyn should be uniting the opposition against May, and against no-deal at all costs, but instead, we get… this.

Leave or remain, how about we now "take back control" by revoking Article 50, rather than letting parliamentary paralysis decide the future of the country? 🤦‍♂️

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.

"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.

Theresa May 


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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

Brexit people’s march, politics 

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The first thing I did after watching this video was to immediately watch it again

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We are fucked.
RT Blockchain may resolve Irish border Brexit problem: Hammond


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