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2013-11-30 (Saturday)


  1. Quora

    I quite like reading and writing things on Quora.

  2. Some 2013 conference talks to watch

    A selection of apparently really good talks from this year.


  1. How Jon Snow dissing the PlayStation 4 explains why no one cares you can’t afford a house

    Oh, yes, all of this. I’m baffled how things like TV and radio news seem to be written by and for white men over 50. God, that sounds naive now I’ve written it down. Duh. But still. (via @matlock)


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    @antimega Only 26 minutes until I can allow myself one. But I must go to bed now. Tomorrow, my beauties…

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    Got home hungry. Thought I’d run out of muesli. But no! Found a box at the back of the cupboard! It’s like middle class Santa has visited!

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    @anneshewring You are the Bear Grylls of Fitzrovia.

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    A service that Shazams all the tracks in a 1hr+ mix and uses Genius or similar to create a multi-hour (if poorly-mixed) version of it.

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    “What are the best books on X?” yields hundreds of different answers including a link to “The 100 best books on X from 2013”. Yay Internet.

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    (A shame that Google Web Font lacks more unicode characters. You pay your money (or not), you takes your choice.)

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    Lithuania! You now have your own Twelescreen (Thanks @IdeaG). Any other countries want one?

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    @thisisaaronland Morning!

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  • mathowie’s avatar

    "He sees you when you're sleeping,
    He knows when you're awake,
    He has access to your cell phone logs,
    So be good for goodness sake!"