This is angry but, yes, unfortunately I agree with pretty much of all of it. We should look at the closing ceremony as epitomising what the opening ceremony, and the brilliant subsequent two weeks, were encouraging us to move away from. (via @blaine)
“I am not alone in detecting a yearning to turn the extraordinary Olympic achievement into an engine for pulling together to deliver Olympic scale achievements with and for the wider Team GB, ourselves no less.” Easier said than done but, yes, this. (via @matlock)
On the Olympic closing ceremony. Exactly right.
@alicebartlett I missed that last time, which was a shame. Maybe they should have a schedule and stadium seating?
@mattpointblank Well, the theming tool is lovely... But working out which defaults to override for which elements is a real pain.
I asked about jQuery Mobile a while back… It was really easy and good for a simple webapp of lists/detail pages. Styling was fiddly though.
@simonw Can you turn this into a game where we have to match projection to team member?
I’m going to rewrite ‘Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves’ and instead of the magic phrase being “Open Sesame” it will be “Delivery!”
@dorianfm greeting::send(kind=“birthday”, recipient=“dorianfm”)
@dracos Phew, glad it wasn’t more trouble than that. Well done.
"Maybe the crocodile is a witness to lovers knowing each other and then separating, empires being built then falling apart." (Miguel Gomes)
I was inspired to do ten extra lengths. I'm practically on the podium in Rio.
"Christ, no, just the *opening* ceremony." - Danny Boyle, for the rest of his life.
Imagine my surprise when I clicked "Show Rulers" and a pantheon of giant hyper-dimensional lizards appeared in front of me