Kitchen is done. Finally. Just need to get everything moved back in again which is only half complete and get used to the new equipment and where everything is. Feels like we’ve moved house! What’s also done is my week off. Got lots done around the house but not much else. Was also a sad week as a friend suffered a personal loss. Getting old sucks.
Picked up Stardew Valley on the Switch. Lovely game and well worth picking up if you’ve got a Switch.
It’s not just one monster. ‘Me too’ reveals the ubiquity of sexual assault | Suzanne Moore | Opinion | The Guardian
One of the few positives (can it be called a positive?) this week was the me too hashtag although the volume and accounts shared from every walk of life was shocking. Still lots to be changed.
Kirsty Strickland: Why it’s time for me to speak up about sexual violence | CommonSpace
CommonSpace columnist Kirsty Strickland shares her experiences in a powerful bid to highlight how normal brutality has become for women This article contains descriptions of violence IT’S been a painful week for women. As more and more have come forward to tell of the grotesque behaviour and abuse that Harvey Weinstein subjected them to, it’s sparked conversations among women of their similar experiences.
One of the many must read articles this week in the Weinstein fallout.
The Harvey Weinstein allegations are monstrous. But it’s not just monsters who harass women
We all need to take a look at ourselves…I need to do better.
Tory power is only sustained by cruel confidence tricks | Frankie Boyle | Opinion | The Guardian
Tories skewered again by Frankie Boyle. Love it.
Channel 4 News on Twitter: “”Forcing people into hunger does not incentivise work.” @MhairiBlack gives her view on the government’s changes to the benefits system. https://t.co/p44tFmHtCU”
The passion, anger and frustration from Black is a must see. More of this.
The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare | Fast Company
Why did Casper sue a mattress blogger? A closer look reveals a secret, multimillion-dollar battle to get you into bed.
A bizarre tech story this week, who knew there was so much skullduggery within the mattress market?
This AI Taught Itself to Play Go and Beat the Reigning AI Champion – Motherboard
The pace of learning is jaw dropping.
AlphaGo Zero: Learning from scratch | DeepMind
And this is the official blog post from DeepMind on AlphaGo. Outperforms previous versions using a fraction of the power.
iPhone 8 Plus vs. Sony A7 Part II — zeiPAD
I posted a link a couple of weeks ago comparing the iPhone and the Sony and this is the follow up…still surprising how good the iPhone is.
How the judge on Oracle v. Google taught himself to code – The Verge
If only all judges educated themselves before passing verdicts.
Meet the New Lightroom CC – Jeff Carlson | Never Enough Coffee Creations
Thanks Adobe, I’m now using Lightroom Classic which is better than what I had, allegedly, but now sounds old…and will it be a second class citizen compared to Lightroom CC? What a mess. Will seriously look at alternatives.
Marvel Studios’ Black Panther – Official Trailer – YouTube
Black Panther looks amazing.