Kept the walking going this week as well and so far no ill effects. 14 days and counting. Next week will see the first bit of travel in a while as I’m off to Bristol then Farnborough. I used to enjoy travelling but now, not so much.
Homeland is back and I’m hopeful of a good season. Binge watched some West Wing as it’s far better than watching the news. Also keeping an eye on the Sky/Discovery spat. I really need to move on from Sky.
What would Steve (Jobs) do? He sure wouldn’t eat humble pie as the Trump era dawns.
Last week at the DLD conference in Munich, Microsoft president and chief legal officer Brad Smith appeared onstage to talk about a range of things related to the tech giant.
Tech leaders have finally found their voice this weekend.
Why hasn’t Scotland changed its mind on independence?
Another referendum now would have a similar result to 2014’s.
Some good data in the article, still feel SNP should focus on governing and not independence.
Iceland knows how to stop teen substance abuse but the rest of the world isn’t listening
It’s a little before three on a sunny Friday afternoon and Laugardalur Park, near central Reykjavik, looks practically deserted. There’s an occasional adult with a pushchair, but the park’s surrounded by apartment blocks and houses, and school’s out – so where are all the kids?
From a couple of weeks back but really interesting. Long term wins over short-termism.
NHS spending per person will be cut next year, ministers confirm
The Government will cut the National Health Service’s budget per person in real terms next year, ministers have admitted in official figures for the first time.
Everyone is focusing on America – lets slip out this news. Shady.
Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title
Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years with a thrilling five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final.
Amazing tennis this morning and great to see Federer back and winning.
The Hollywood List Everyone Wants to Be On
Franklin Leonard’s anonymous survey has launched careers, recognized four of the past eight Best Picture winners, and pushed movie studios to think beyond sequels and action flicks.
In amongst the crap news remember, it’s Oscar time.
Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer
In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004.
Things are getting smaller, like the tech in AirPods but I’d still have a bigger phone with better battery life.
How I Got My Attention Back
There are a thousand beautiful ways to start the day that don’t begin with looking at your phone. And yet so few of us choose to do so.
Doomsday Prep for the Super-Rich
Steve Huffman, the thirty-three-year-old co-founder and C.E.O. of Reddit, which is valued at six hundred million dollars, was nearsighted until November, 2015, when he arranged to have laser eye surgery.
Wacky but a good read.