Interesting week. Colonoscopy on Tuesday which saw me get an all clear and yet again be thankful for what the NHS offers. The preperation the day before was…cleansing :) Pretty close to deciding on a kitchen which will be worth it in the end but will see a bit more upheavel and more than a bit of cash.
Caught up on Game of Thrones ready for season 7 tomorrow. Can’t wait.
DJI Is Locking Down Its Drones Against a Growing Army of DIY Hackers – Motherboard
Drone hackers have forced DJI into an arms race.
I think the hackers will win this one.
5K Versions of Every Default macOS Wallpaper – 512 Pixels
Nice set of wallpapers from every macOS.
The New York Times
A Russian lawyer was said to have dirt on Hillary Clinton. Donald Trump Jr. agreed to meet her. The tale of the email.
Still can’t quite believed what happened early last week. How much can the Trump clan get away with?
Messages from the tower – BBC News
Messages from the tower – Piecing together what happened on the night of London’s Grenfell Tower fire
A really diificult read but great reporting from the BBC.
2017 International Drone Photography Contest – WINNERS ANNOUNCED – YouTube
Some jaw dropping images.
Radiohead releases a surprise ZX Spectrum program for OK Computer anniversary | Ars Technica
Yes I bought this, yes I can’t play the cassette, yes I’ve no record player. Still love it.
SoundCloud sinks as leaks say layoffs buy little time | TechCrunch
A tense scene unfolded yesterday as user-generated music streaming service SoundCloud held an all-hands meeting to explain to employees why it suddenly had to..
SOmetimes we can’t have good things.
Andy Murray corrects journalist’s ‘casual sexism’ – BBC News
The British player is praised on social media after picking up a reporter on his “casual sexism”.
In many ways Wimbledon was a let down this year but by far this was my favourite clip. That grunt at the end.
First Look: Disney Parks Unveils the Star Wars-Inspired Land Model | Disney Parks Blog
Is this Westworld?
The Most Beautiful Shots of Game of Thrones – YouTube
Lose yourself in this video.
Leader: A true champion shows what he’s made of in defeat – The Scotsman
In the tunnel that leads to Wimbledon’s Centre Court, the players pass under two lines from the didactic poem “If”. It reads: “If you can meet with triumph and disaster and treat those two impostors just the same.”
Great write up on Andy Murray in The Scotsman.
All the X-Men
Star Wars: The Last Jedi Behind The Scenes – YouTube
5 months to go.
Pitching Up – YouTube
Short documentary from The Guardian on sport integrating a community. Worth a watch.
How can we stop algorithms telling lies? | Technology | The Guardian
Algorithms and AI…what a threat to us all.
Greatest Movie Props of All Time: From Lightsabers to Wilson – Thrillist
Loved this, so many great stories.
Nest Founder: “I Wake Up In Cold Sweats Thinking, What Did We Bring To The World?”
Good or bad Tony Fadell has changed the world.
The Rise and Fall of Working From Home – Bloomberg
I like the flexibility of working from home but can sense change in the air as many firms question the benefits. The few ruining it for the many?
BBC – Travel – China’s impossible engineering feat
What an amazing feat of engineering. Breathtaking.
Doctor Who’s 13th Time Lord to be a woman
Finally! Great news that the next Doctor is female. Here’s a big fuck you to the minority saying they will never watch Doctor Who again. Losers.