Everybody posting their 40th Anniversary of the Mac stories obviously prompted me to write this, which is a roundabout Mac journey. In hindsight the Mac clearly had its effect on me even when I wasn’t using it… I grew up in Kingston, South West London. Very popular at the time for its affordable/renovatable semi-detached Victorian houses which are now largely unaffordable to normal people. I didn’t know it at the time but I saw what […]
Today we heard the sad news that Tim Smith passed away. He changed my life in many ways.
I’ve not been to a hustings before, and I thought I’d write up my impressions of it. The first very significant thing is that in Stroud we have three female candidates and only one male! This is a sign of progress whatever you think of the party policies.
I had the start of an idea that could be part of the solution for limiting the damage of fake news.
Yes, it’s all very depressing and yet somewhat uplifting at the same time that so many people have the courage to resist what is going on at the moment. This happens a lot around the world, recall the “Arab Spring” was not so long ago, and this is but the most painfully close-to-home incarnation of it in the Western World. I have some ideas how software and hardware could perhaps help.