So Indyref 2 is on. The polarising once in a generation vote is back on the agenda thanks to Brexit and the SNP. All I’ve learned from two referendums is that you can’t boil 100’s of issues into one simple question and expect an outcome that isn’t divisive. No one knows timescales, whats the question is or what brexit and independence will mean but already Scotland is split. Sigh.
Zelda Breath of the Wild is a great game. Scale os it has surprised me but it’s the little things that I find as I play, almost surprises, that make for such a rich experience.
Scottish referendum: SNP’s Eilidh Whiteford – Channel 4 News
This is quite painful to watch but gets to the heart of some of the issues.
Alex Salmond: I never said independence referendum was ‘once in a lifetime’ | PoliticsHome.com
Alex Salmond has claimed he never said the first Scottish independence referendum was a "once in a lifetime" opportunity – despite a video showing that he did.
Arrogant, opportunistic liar.
Calling Bullshit — Syllabus
Love this, sums up a lot of whats wrong in tech right now.
The Cloud’s Software: A Look Inside Backblaze
“The cloud” is more than just servers in a data center. You need software, too. Here’s a look at some of the software Backblaze relies on.
I love Backblaze.
Osborne, an ‘editor of substance’. What substance, crystal meth? | Marina Hyde | Opinion | The Guardian
Marina Hyde on top form skewering Gideon.
‘London Bridge is down’: the secret plan for the days after the Queen’s death | UK news | The Guardian
The long read: She is venerated around the world. She has outlasted 12 US presidents. She stands for stability and order. But her kingdom is in turmoil, and her subjects are in denial that her reign will ever end. That’s why the palace has a plan.
Been shared on lots of places, but I found this fascinating – the plans in place for when the Queen dies.
Aral Balkan — We didn’t lose control – it was stolen
A follow on post to last weeks Berners-Lee campaign to take back control of your digital life.
Building a Hackintosh Pro
Seeing more posts like this. Folk that love the Mac ecosystem but are frustrated by the lack of progress and power from Apple. Tempting.
Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers: inside the Royal Navy’s £6.2 billion warships | WIRED UK
The Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers are almost ready for launch. WIRED takes an in-depth look at these vast warships to find if they are transformational for the Royal Navy or if they are just expensive white elephants
Carriers are so impressive up close and when you are inside it’s jaw dropping how vast they feel.
American Says In 2007 It’s His Dream To Work At Nintendo, Winds Up In Credits For Breath Of The Wild
Everyone has a dream. Corey Bunnell’s was to one day work for Nintendo. But he wasn’t sure how to make that happen so he asked for advice one day on a forum. That was ten years ago. This month, Nintendo shipped The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild with his name in the credits under “Wildlife Programming.”
Loved this. Follow your dreams.
Atomic Blonde – Restricted Trailer [HD] – YouTube
Charlize Theron goes Atomic. Watch the restricted #AtomicBlonde trailer now. http://ift.tt/2m9hLfh https://twitter.com/atomic_blonde ht…
Looks great with an impressive cast.
Also published on Medium.