New boiler fitted and went better than expected…now onto kitchen shopping. Also got the new iMac this week. What a beast but it’s taken a back seat to other issues. Also had a week off work which was busy but a welcome break.
Finished Ready Player One and really enjoyed it. So many geek wins and despite inital negative thoughts Wil Weaton was a great narrator. Looking forward to the film verison next year.
Michael Rosen: A firefighter who attended Grenfell tower has written this:
Raw emotion. Can’t read this and not be affected by it.
Nutella ‘Hired’ an Algorithm to Design New Jars. And It Was a Sell-Out Success. | Inc.com
Expect more crazy, I mean algorithmic designs to hit a supermarket near you.
Leaked recording: Inside Apple’s global war on leakers | The Outline
Thats an awful lot of effort to keep a lid on things.
After Finsbury Park, Britain must tackle its preachers of anti-Muslim hate | Nesrine Malik | Opinion | The Guardian
Been going on for far too long
Radiohead – Man Of War – YouTube
‘Man Of War’, taken from the forthcoming album OK NOT OK 1997-2017, out June 23rd on XL Recordings. http://oknotok.co.uk/ http://ift.tt/ztFZEq DIRECTO…
Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer’: An Oral History – Rolling Stone
Read an in-depth oral history of Radiohead’s ‘OK Computer,’ drawn from new interviews with all the band members and their collaborators.
20 years since OK Computer. Time flies. OK NOT OK came out on Friday and this is a nice interview to go along with it.
Videos – Radiohead – Glastonbury 2017 – BBC
Headlined Friday and I thought it was stunning. If you’ve got a couple of hours to spare it’s well worth a watch.
Stormchaser films a new cloud type during spectacular sunset / Boing Boing
The secret lives of IS fighters – BBC News
Sobering piece from the BBC.
The Crystal Maze 2017: the long journey to bringing it back | Den of Geek
Who didn’t love the Crystal Maze? So glad it’s back and it looks superb.
Brexit: Tory MP Leadsom says broadcasters should be patriotic
This is scary. Don’t question us, get behind us, be patriotic. Disgraceful.
IoT goes nuclear: creating a ZigBee chain reaction | the morning paper
My Hue bulbs don’t feel so secure now.
How we make a game called Hidden Folks – Imgur
Nice background to how Hidden Folks was made.
Interview: Scott Forstall and Original iPhone Innovators @ Computer History Museum – YouTube
It’s long but there’s some gems in here from how the iPhone came to be…and some of the changes since.
Reviewing the First iPhone in a Hype Typhoon | WIRED
The original iPhone from a reviewers persepctive.