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2020-11-27: 👏 Mum for donning the Sgt. Pepper’s gear from “Another Year” and putting on a great …

2020-11-27: Holla at @SimpleAnalytics doing BlackFriday different: simpleanalytics.com/blackfrid… …

2020-11-27: Open sourced our #EmailSignature template on GitHub | #branding #Crystal #tech

2020-11-26: Congrats on #Canada for your wonderful new #privacy laws. You have joined the ABCD-compliant club. …

2020-11-26: Can anyone speak to either side of. Usefulness vs. Privacy equation of whether to enable …

2020-11-26: #SavvyIndie buddies: get savvy with privately sharing your music: use BLACKFRIDAY for 50% off any …

2020-11-25: Micro.blog musicos 🎵 pls support this digital activist turned singer-songwriter’s (me) debut …

2020-11-25: My debut single (as me…) “Another Year (feat. MC Beastly @SpitFire_Bars)” #HappyNewYear …

2020-11-25: ust need @GoDaddy Websites + Marketing to implement javascript code injection (so I can add e.g. …

2020-11-25: @Guardian ask the same question which inspired my #Fulbright Master’s research. Do you agree: …

2020-11-24: Hope all eligible #Illinois residents signed up to the #Facebook #classaction suit which closed …

2020-11-24: I really hope this visualisation #MyLittleCrony was part of the decision to investigate illegality …

2020-11-24: Thanks @burk for sharing the fact that youtube-dl is back up, though youtube-dlc may still be faster …

2020-11-24: Great to see @Doctorow shout out the v. “let’s be honest here guys” work of fellow …

2020-11-24: @Doctorow on how every email alternative eventually becomes email. Agreed, so worth investing in …

2020-11-16: 📺 Smalltown Dreamers: in the Big City | Premiere in 2mins at: Ceru.li/sd-big-ci… | #arts …

2020-11-14: Smalltown Dreamers: in the Big City | https://ceru.li/big-city | #arts 🎵 Delighted to announce a collaboration with @safomusicgroup and @masrecordsuk to take my music doc …

2020-11-11: iCEO took the time yesterday’s #AppleEvent to shout out free creative apps like #iMovie yesterday. …

2020-11-11: Apple: “Hahaha You’re too Poor to Afford a Mac!” | 📺 My Satirical Take on …

2020-11-10: Apple: “Hahaha You’re too Poor to Afford a Mac!” | 📺 My Satirical Take on …

2020-11-10: Apparently #InstagramDown : please don’t bother coming back, the world is better of without …

2020-11-10: Learning Micro.Blog: Around 4 weeks ago: Micro.Blog cross-posts to #LinkedIn changed from Public Vis …

2020-11-10: Stay tuned for my vlog roundup on Mac night in the next hour #AppleEvent #tech

2020-11-10: Learning Micro.blog: One post: blog.w4rner.com/2020/11/1… Three different displays from …

2020-11-10: When I heard it was all Macs and no #AirPods & #AirTags I was gonna post: They should have …

2020-11-10: Behind this genuinely hilarious #PC diss, lurks the spectre of Monopoly Power which @Doctorow has …

2020-11-10: Director: “now stand up”. iCEO: [stands up] #AppleEvent #tech #VideoProduction

2020-11-10: #BigSur out Thursday! Sweet: I can skip that Catalina supplemental update :D | #AppleEvent #tech

2020-11-10: I’m sure the New MacBooks M1 chips are groundbreaking etc. But do they have an Esc key?? 🤓 | …

2020-11-10: Can someone #cybersecurity please explain the “Security Enclave”? I’ve seen the …

2020-11-10: “There are only two industries that refer to their customers as ‘users’, one is of course #tech, the …

2020-11-10: I know a lot of Micro.Blog folks (@CDevroe, @Burk) love #MacMini. I’ve never considered …

2020-11-10: Seriously, re. fans, have there not been fanless MacBooks already?? | #AppleEvent #tech

2020-11-10: “ML enhanced face detection, so you look more natural” - Welcome to the future folks! …

2020-11-10: “MacBook Air produces all this performance without a fan”… hey I’m sure …

2020-11-10: “people are locked down and using the air to connect” … sorry “using the …

2020-11-10: True to form Apple will only discuss their free software updates (#BigSur) in the context of their …

2020-11-10: Did {Apple’s version of James Bond’s Q} just say “USB-4”? I thought Apple …

2020-11-10: The Social Dilemma, 2020 - ★★★ | Must-watch for #HumaneTech #DigiMini communicators. But let's have more diverse voices in a sequel about positive alternatives 🤞 | #tech 🍿 Having been preaching the gospel of Big Tech Evils since 2018 it was tantalising to see how much …

2020-11-09: Feature suggestion @manton: make it quicker to setup word-based auto category filters. Specifically: …

2020-11-09: Follow HERE: Live take on final 2020 #AppleEvent” (https://www.apple.com/apple-events/): focus …

2020-11-09: Joining IMDb Pro… and leaving #IMDb | Saving "Freddy Got Fingered" from Obvlivion | #arts #reviews #tech To celebrate getting IMDb Pro to manage my new page IMDb.me/Cerulean, I’ve decided one Amazon …

2020-11-09: Polar Express falls off tracks | me & my mo' role on #Arts #Cerulean It is with great sadness that I report that Warner Bros. Polar Express Train Ride at Wensleydale …

2020-11-09: 🙏 to the good folks @ajlkn at @Carrd #Carrd for including renewers in their awesome #BlackNovember …

2020-11-09: Testing Hugo Shortcode on Micro.blog itself (looks fine on site as per @manton suggestion: using my …

2020-11-04: The view from Estonia’s E-Residency Application Program

2020-11-02: Google HQ: “Quick, they’re distracted” Youtube-dl takedown. @Burk know you’re a …

2020-11-02: Doing a clearout of my Firefox Bookmarks this week off socials, and tryna adopt a better system. Any …

2020-10-21: #WORD “ABCD-compliant” (adj.) ABCD stands for those 4-letter acronyms which force techy folk …

2020-10-21: #WORD As you might have gathered, I like to mess with words for fun, often to boil down complexity. …

2020-10-21: #iOS14.1 Included 👍: “Addresses an issue where dragging #widgets on the #HomeScreen could remove …

2020-10-18: #ShotOnflipPhone by The Flip Phoney during Sep & Oct @smartphonedetox (5/5) | #fam #veteran #ww2 1 & 2 - Three generations of Beastly Boys throwing @SpitFire_Bars salutes 🔥 including Granddad …

2020-10-18: #ShotOnflipPhone by The Flip Phoney during Sep & Oct @smartphonedetox (4/5) 1 - Sunday league restarts! Time to get back outside! #SaveGrassrootsFooty 2 - But I just wanna stay …

2020-10-17: #ShotOnflipPhone by The Flip Phoney during Sep & Oct @smartphonedetox (3/5) 1). What my brother Jez did to my notebook. I’m happy though, it’s created a nice visual …

2020-10-17: ‘Super 8’ was the right title. Best bit is the Super 8 film “The Case” in the credit reel at the …

2020-10-16: New Hypeman: Curtis McLennan, #SmalltownDreamer from Eastleigh (Update 20th Nov) Curtis & I have gone separate ways. Continue to direct promo queries to …

2020-10-16: #ShotOnflipPhone by The Flip Phoney during Sep & Oct @smartphonedetox (2/5) 1). Some people have it easy. The rest of us have it Eastleigh. #SmalltownDreamer 2). …

2020-10-14: #ShotOnflipPhone by The Flip Phoney during Sep & Oct @smartphonedetox (1/5) Expression pretty …

2020-10-14: GoodReads isn't Good (in any sense). So what are the alternatives? 📚 (spoiler: @ItalicType) As @cdevroe recently observed: “GoodReads isn’t very good. This only interpreting …

2020-10-14: A Day In The Life in Eastleigh, U.K. at 1430. Receiving a handwritten card from the American …

2020-10-14: Jordan O - 'Family Portrait' EP Review 🎵 #NewMusic #IndieArtist #HipHop Jordan’s a fellow rap/singer-songwriter on the SAFO Music Group Solo Artist MAS Records …

2020-10-13: “Do Not Buy the new #iPhone12” My reaction video to tonight’s #AppleEvent: …

2020-10-13: How much will #iPhone12 Video Camera disrupt #IndieFilm industry? Do producers like me need to hire …

2020-10-13: NGL would love to be one of the creatives Apple collabs with one day #arts #dreams | #AppleEvent

2020-10-13: #iPhone12Pro #HDRVideo Will 4K become the new norm on #YouTube? | First camera to record in Dolby …

2020-10-13: “Steady Video with Truly Cinematic Feel” - Does this mean you no longer need a gimbal …

2020-10-13: Interesting to note that Pro models have metallic colours vs. colourful to signify #luxury good | …

2020-10-13: A moment of silence for the poor iPhone dopes who aren’t watching this yet are locked in to a …

2020-10-13: The iPhone 12 reel practically glorifies #SmartphoneAddiction | straight up kids pupils dilating, …

2020-10-13: OK it’s Lightnight (if you love USB-C so much, why not put it on both sides Apple?!) | Can …

2020-10-13: So much talk of #WirelessCharging they haven’t even clearly mentioned whether iPhone 12 still …

2020-10-13: View from the roof… with the big 🌈 sculpture, looking like the evil tech company grounds in …

2020-10-13: #WirelessCharging : introducing #MagSafe for iPhone: can #ThirdParty chargers work with MagSafe?? …

2020-10-13: #Video | with #NightMode … Hmm maybe we’ll shoot some #MusicVideo on King Ben’s …

2020-10-13: “Wow what a huge moment for #MobileGaming” | Can someone please explain to me why …

2020-10-13: Sinister to see Apple boost #LeagueOfLegends at a time when they are using their monopoly power to …

2020-10-13: #DigiMini viewpoint on #5G: faster internet = great for B2B products & infrastructure, terrible …

2020-10-13: #CeramicShield does this mean King Ben doesn’t need a #ScreenProtector | p.s. never buy them …

2020-10-13: I’m not one of those “omg new iPhones” Apple geeks | I only care about #iPhone12 …

2020-10-13: #5G impact is underrated. I actually spent like £7 on this @FuturePLC #5G publication cos online …

2020-10-13: iCEO: “iPhone has never been more indispensable” | u wot m8? just did …

2020-10-13: #Privacy When they say ‘strong encryption’, is that End to End Encryption i.e. can Apple …

2020-10-13: #Intercom looks like an interesting #humanetech for family focus | #AppleEvent

2020-10-13: Really dope use of music in #HomePod showcase #FilmProduction | tho would have been cooler if they …

2020-10-13: Lead with #HomePod | will only buy if #privacy is good, will wait at least 1 month to await …

2020-10-13: Micro.blog questions for @Manton & @MacGenie (4/4) Is there a way to update draft posts on Mac …

2020-10-13: Micro.blog questions for @Manton & @MacGenie (¾ now) Is there a way to have Medium only …

2020-10-13: Micro.blog questions for @Manton & @MacGenie (2/3) Does setting future publish date = reliable …

2020-10-13: Micro.blog questions for @Manton & @MacGenie (1/3) How to get better open graph data (& …

2020-10-13: Last editions of FlipPh.one/Fulbright were on how #Covid disrupted #Fulbright.🤞’21 cohort will …

2020-10-13: Live Blogging tonight’s #Apple Media Event” (https://www.apple.com/apple-events/) here, with …

2020-10-09: Predicting Tomorrow Night's BGT Winner After spending lockdown glued to this year’s competition, my brother Ben & I have just …

2020-10-07: Cutt.ly URL Shortener Review: Disappointed | #tech #website So much great promise: features competitive with Bitly (less so Rebrandly) Basic paid tier… …

2020-10-05: All Aboard! (Going Mo Pro) Excited to announce that I’ve been cast in my first professional show: as the lead role of The …

2020-09-28: # https://Ceru.li/a2b-skoda #MusicVideo launch: This Music Video is based on true events: When I got back from the US, my Mum kindly got me second …

2020-09-28: Making an #archive of a #website I’m trying to archive the Squarespace site www.FirstWeekFlipPhone.com, as we’re moving …

2020-09-23: Anyone who lived in #Illinois #Chicago recently: claim $200+ from #Facebook Turns out there IS a reason to use terrible #SurveillanceCapitallism apps… they often #payout …

2020-09-15: Watch my 5m review, on how this was both the BEST & WORST EVER Apple Product Event: …

2020-09-15: Biggest High-Level Issue: Why 1 hour on hardware and only 1 minute on software?? Is it cos software …

2020-09-15: #iOS14 coming tomorrow! | #Apple #AppleEvent

2020-09-15: Is this audience-free #AppleEvent the most thought through video of all time? Love details like them …

2020-09-15: Then on the explanation, she says “the same footprint as the previous Air”. Great complete redesign …

2020-09-15: iCEO claim: “#iPadAir is a completely redesigned experience”. Isn’t it just a slightly …

2020-09-15: Onward to #iPad : #iPadOS14 is improving #ApplePencil : great, an actually humanizing touch!

2020-09-15: Oh they’re actually charging for this bizarre form of obsessive solo masochism?! #Fitness+ …

2020-09-15: ‘Treadmilll’ & ‘Walk’ is possibly the saddest combination of two words since …

2020-09-15: #FamilySetup is an interesting effort to come good on Tim’s claim of ⬇️ in #iPhone supremacy. …

2020-09-15: My Dad (a #Doctor) says re. #BloodO2: “Well it’s a clever addition from a #marketing point of view …

2020-09-15: Straight off the bat: no mention of #iPhone12 | This is due to delays to late-Oct iPhone 12 release, …

2020-09-15: Live Blogging the September “Apple Media Event” here, with special focus on #digimini …

2020-09-14: 🎵 MC Beastly | ‘Amanda Holden’ [#MusicVideo] premiering tonight on …

2020-09-13: Warning: backup your iPod Classic before connecting to Mac OS Catalina (or soon Big Sur). Otherwise …

2020-09-09: Return of the 90s: mxb.dev/blog/the-… . Fantastic take on renewal of personal sites like …

2020-09-09: 📚

2020-09-09: New Topic: Book Reviews from my profile on ItalicType.com: a gorgeous indie web competitor to Amazon …

2020-09-06: .

2020-09-01: 👏 @ajlkn on new #Carrd feature: dynamic (video & image slideshow) backgrounds eg MCBeastly.com | …

2020-08-28: 👏 @ajlkn on new #Carrd feature: dynamic (video & image slideshow) backgrounds eg MCBeastly.com. …

2020-08-25: Sued g00gle. Today was a good day. — Did you also have a (barely-used) Google+ account? You can grab …

2020-08-20: Great time to start an AirBnB Experience y’all! laurence.link/airbnb-ex…

2020-08-20: Cop #Chicago outfit Inspire11.com top 20 on #INC5000: …

2020-08-20: Holla my alma mater @Uchicago CS Dept for inventing a leading #privacy tool. IMO needs a web …

2020-08-20: Homeowner homies: do this on maps.google.com #privacy #g00gle

2020-08-20: holla @cdevroe for recognizing my photo comp sub: cdevroe.com/2020/08/1… “.. w4rner …

2020-08-20: The moment that #NSA start playing #Snowden and calling out #surveillance, is the moment it becomes …

2020-08-08: Micro Blog Photo challenge | Day 7: daytripping (@stevesmit) or should I say ‘a Day L8’, as I …

2020-08-06: In this episode of English people pronouncing foreign names (1m vid from BBC): …

2020-08-06: Micro Blog Photo challenge | Day 6: bisect (@cdevroe)

2020-08-05: Micro Blog Photo challenge | Day 5: flow (@TheDimPause) The side of me that’s got it.

2020-08-04: Micro Blog Photo challenge | Day 4: peace (@dejus) My peaceful side (heightened by removal of Father …

2020-08-03: Micro Blog Photo challenge | Day 3: bug (@CTD) Édouard Manet pesting at Art Institute of Chicago

2020-08-02: August FirstWeek FlipPh.one begins. Disabling cross-posting from blog.w4rner.com to socials!

2020-08-02: Micro Blog Photo challenge: Day 2: floating (@RossA)

2020-08-01: Micro Blog Photo challenge: Day 1: up (@LJPUK)

2020-08-01: “Tech Companies Promising You The #Unrealistic” Even Non-Profit @Mozilla are at it! #DailyFaily “Tech Companies Promising You The #Unrealistic” Even Non-Profit @Mozilla are at it! #DailyFaily

2020-08-01: “Tech Companies Promising You The #Unrealistic” Even Non-Profit @Mozilla are at it! #DailyFaily

2020-08-01: “Hello, World!” (of POSSE) | now syndicating micro.blog/w4rner | #OwnYourSocialMedia #IndieWeb “Hello, World!” (of POSSE) | now syndicating micro.blog/w4rner | #OwnYourSocialMedia #IndieWeb

2020-08-01: “Hello, World!” (of POSSE) | now syndicating micro.blog/w4rner | #OwnYourSocialMedia …

2020-07-22: #DailyFaily : Accidental Email Spam If you ditch g00gle (👏) and export your Calendar: Don’t do as …

2020-07-19: WordPress Import 1). Date metadata is retained. This makes my micro.blog ‘hello, world!’ …

2020-07-19: Trying the Wordpress import feature, to bring over my old codingforpeoplepeople.wordpress.com blog. …

2020-07-08: Looking for a standing desk, to put on top of an existing kitchen table. Went to a texpo in Ningbo, …

2020-07-07: P.S. RescueTime is going in the ‘tryna be Smart AI’ direction: answer first 6 survey …

2020-07-07: FWFP Tech reflect: RescueTime June Trends 1 - Mail: Divested Gmail. All custom domains with Proton. All email out of Apple Mail Mac OS. Next: …

2020-07-07: Feature request: allow Category selection on MacOS app.

2020-07-07: Turns out Micro.Blog sees # as more of Markdown’s ‘octothorp’ than the …

2020-07-07: Big up Caroline Lucas MP for Brighton (2nd most live music venues) for pushing for more support for …

2020-07-07: What do parties think we’re talking about with ‘arts & culture’? Labour - ‘artists, …

2020-07-07: HMG say most money will go to Britain’s “crown jewels”… ‘V&A, Albert Hall’ I wonder …

2020-07-07: Arts&Cult Qs— £1.59bn funding: HMG claims “to support freelancers” (like …

2020-07-06: Help: using Micro.blog as mothership?? As a multi-disciplinary entrepreneur have a more diverse audience set than most. Possible to use …

2020-07-06: Wanna setup cross-post to LinkedIn.com/in/w4rner & Twitter.com.com/@vv4rner next week. …

2020-07-06: Micro.blog doesn’t seem to impose a character limit. I will keep mine to Twitter’s 280 …

2020-07-06: Web-app: you can’t copy&paste photos in. Have to save & post 1 at a time (here’s …

2020-07-06: Have figured out how to add Categories. Then click three dots to Show Categories. I’ve created …

2020-07-06: My Micro.blog isn’t on my FirstWeek FlipPh.one social media blacklist, so feels like a great …

2020-06-22: As I'm gradually divesting Google, I looked further into Dropbox: As I'm gradually divesting Google, I looked further into Dropbox: ?dl=1 renders in Apple Mail …

2020-06-01: Hello, world!

2020-05-12: Congrats fellas! Congrats fellas! This is a cheeky & provokative campaign FirstWeekFlipPhone.com would have been …

2020-04-05: *Super specific follow-up on ProtonMail Bridge* *Super specific follow-up on ProtonMail Bridge* Of the settings, these are the two I’m still trying …

2020-04-05: Without “Inbox Pause”, Superhuman is inhuman Without “Inbox Pause”, Superhuman is inhuman Why I’m putting The World’s Most-Wanted App on pause On …

2020-03-09: Sharing permissions matter for Drive btw: must be set to ‘Anyone with the link can view’. Sharing permissions matter for Drive btw: must be set to ‘Anyone with the link can view’.

2020-03-09: Thanks for the Google Drive hack. Does anyone know the equivalent for Dropbox? Thanks for the Google Drive hack. Does anyone know the equivalent for Dropbox? The usual link …

2020-02-26: Mars, Mars, Personal congratulations for furthering your journey into tech. Thanks for the shout-out for …

2020-02-05: Imogen, Imogen, So glad that Jez’s piece …

2020-01-27: As I’m launching my series “net:work?” As I’m launching my series “net:work?” at FulbrightNetwork.com/news, looking back at this John …

2020-01-27: Rebecca: fantastic introduction to the reasons companies might rebrand. Rebecca: fantastic introduction to the reasons companies might rebrand. You might be curious to read …

2020-01-09: Jeffrey: fantastic introduction to Rethink’s core product ‘Rethink Files’: hope it will encourage… Jeffrey: fantastic introduction to Rethink’s core product ‘Rethink Files’: hope it will encourage …

2020-01-09: Rethink. The Essence of a Rebrand Rethink. The Essence of a Rebrand The company fka Publist recently got $1.5m in venture funding, and …

2019-11-18: Juan Sanchez Bonet Thanks for sharing this wonderful array of products. Juan Sanchez Bonet Thanks for sharing this wonderful array of products. Great companions to taking a …

2019-11-16: Andrei Cioara But what about limitations on organisations seats? Andrei Cioara But what about limitations on organisations seats? E.g. see image. I have multiple …

2019-10-14: Go Polsky homies Simmer! Go Polsky homies Simmer!

2019-07-23: Having been on both sides of entrepreneurial projects — data analysis & viz and product lead — I… Having been on both sides of entrepreneurial projects — data analysis & viz and product lead — I …

2019-05-09: I gave up my Smartphone for One Week each Month for a year How do I smartphone detox? Inspired by First Week Flip Phone, I pitched Team Smartphone Detox (under …

2018-12-13: The New Information Controllers: Information Overload from Gutenburg to Zuckerberg An op-ed style piece written for U Chicago’s “Censorship & Information …

2018-11-30: Jake, Jake, Thank you for sharing your smarter smartphone habits. I love ‘Sprint’ — have been reading it …

2018-09-26: Neat piece. Neat piece. My game theory prof would be sad if I didn’t mention in the ideaof a co-ordination game …

2018-09-21: Submission Guide Submission Guide Shortcut Publication Step 0: Scoping article Before you get deep into a piece, …

2018-09-21: Shortcut Style Guide Shortcut Style Guide Images Images help break up your content. You’re encouraged to intersperse them …

2018-06-21: Juan, Juan, Thanks so much for sharing your experience my man! I’m so glad my memories took you back to …

2018-06-21: Good catch bruv! Good catch bruv!

2018-06-03: Could you live without your smartphone for a week? Could you live without your smartphone for a week? What would be the hardest part for you? Write a …

2018-06-02: Why I’m giving up my Smartphone for One Week each Month A flip phone defies impossibility “You can’t be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide …

2018-02-07: 7 - Scraping the interwebs

Why?

Imagine you really want to extract some information from a website. Let’s say you really …

2018-01-31: If anyone connected with Gary wishes to share their stories/thoughts, I encourage them to ‘Write a… If anyone connected with Gary wishes to share their stories/thoughts, I encourage them to ‘Write a …

2018-01-27: Steel City Strong Steel City Strong “If I ever did leave Gary, I would want to return one day to contribute to the …

2018-01-07: 6 - See the data

Silicon Valley diversity

Mark Zuckerberg, Evan Spiegel, Tim Cook. What have they all got in common? …

2017-11-23: 5 - Too many twits

Assignments

I travel 4,000 miles across the Atlantic to get away from the humdrum shitshow that is …

2017-11-22: 4 - Top Secret Public Data

Some exciting news: I have been taken on for my first data science project… in The Real …

2017-11-09: 3 - What's a pirate's favorite language?

The deep end

This is what it looks like:

[code language=“r”] WS=c(ls()) rm(list=WS) …

2017-10-02: 2 - A blog by any other name

Coding for People People: what does it mean?

Coding is a pretty easy one: it means writing code for …

2017-08-28: 1 - What are you doing?

January 2017. Boardroom of London law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLC.

“First question. …

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