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2021-05-07: Has anyone Micro.bloggers had success getting personalised support from Mozilla Firefox? They push …

2021-05-06: Voted cos of what Jean-Jacques Rousseau said about England that one time

2021-05-06: Testing the Micro.blog Posting Bookmarklet – Colin Devroe by @CDevroe on Brave by bookmarking his …

2021-05-04: The missing piece of Things Cloud change email instructions: sync options are given. #tech

2021-05-02: FirstWeek FlipPh.one | #arts

2021-05-02: FirstWeek FlipPh.one | #tech

2021-05-02: Remember during lockdown when I’d always post about my Sunday livestreams “The King’s Speech” with …

2021-05-02: #EverAfter & #DrinkDrinkDrink first week 📊 #newmusic 🎵 #buildinpublic #arts Ever After (first 24h) 🎥 It’s not getting as much exposure as “Come Home”. This is partly to be …

2021-05-02: I believe the #FluBot #SMSScam has been caused by #Facebook Data Leak | #DHLTexts #DeliveryTexts #security #tech A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the Facebook data breach, which was probably the single largest …

2021-04-30: I’ll be performing my new single #EverAfter and a song from my American musical Snowflak.es at …

2021-04-28: Monthly pilgrimage 1/6: Jester’s Song, mumma bday, therapy, music video | #arts

2021-04-28: Fellow Brits beware: #Spam #SMS claiming to be delivery from #DHL | Do Not Click or download …

2021-04-27: hmmm I had disabled HTTPS everywhere by @EFF in favour of @Mozilla Firefox in-browser tool. Will …

2021-04-27: My initial reaction to #facebook data breach was: #classaction lawsuit. @DRIAlerts are doing it …

2021-04-27: Props to @Shardcore for his brilliant new piece of AI art, satire on how the world’s 7 billion …

2021-04-27: And YouTube twitter.com/ceruleans… | #arts

2021-04-27: As I’ve said before, cryptocurrency only has long-term value (market as a weighing machine, …

2021-04-27: Also relying on a single platform is not a #SavvyIndie strategy. See how fickle TikTok’s algo …

2021-04-27: Apple estimate average pay per stream at less than a penny. Then remember that on average artists …

2021-04-27: Air Tags coming US Friday | #apple | not sure if UK too, but I’m gonna sit back anyway and …

2021-04-26: So @Spotify finally partnering with @Musixmatch to display synced #lyrics: good for #songwriters. …

2021-04-26: “Drink Drink Drink” released by Cerulean Sounds today: go https://Ceru.li/sten-drink !! Then find …

2021-04-26: Never again #distro @SpinnUpCom by @UMG | No Support | Link Landing Page still not up on 11am of …

2021-04-25: I know we’d promised King’s Speech Compilation by last Sunday of month. But King attended to …

2021-04-25: If (despite everything) you’re still on the bookie, pls make the most of it by voting for my …

2021-04-24: Following data breach #Facebook #biometric #classaction win in #illinois more vital than ever as …

2021-04-24: The revenge of the indie blogger: Dom Cummings's 2-page blog post dictates millions of newspaper front-pages over Boris's Social Noise | #humanetech #blog #ukpolitics #tech 2 days ago on April 22nd, I wrote a rare politics think piece on the need for (Lib Dem) MPs to skill …

2021-04-24: 🎧 "Matthew McConaughey: Looking for life’s green lights" | #acting #inspo #arts Listen to the Jake Humphreys podcast. Summary Eliminate what doesn’t serve you. Choose to …

2021-04-22: #EverAfter first 24h 📊 #newmusic 🎵 #buildinpublic #arts 🎥 It’s not getting as much exposure as “Come Home”. This is partly to be expected given …

2021-04-22: Asking Lib Dem MPs Layla Moran & Tim Farron how & how much they'd regulate Big Tech | very few specific ideas | #ukpolitics #libdems #tech See my previous post “Asking Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey why he doesn’t talk about our digital …

2021-04-21: In “Ever After”, I borrow some Shakespeare for lyrics. I’m curious how @ThreeInchFools …

2021-04-21: How long until Amazon turns the technology they use at Amazon Fresh Ealing onto us for more …

2021-04-21: My new single ‘Ever After’ is Out Now: Ceru.Li/sten-ever… 🎵 #newmusic #arts

2021-04-16: Read “The Next Cyberattack Is Already Under Way”. Tl;dr it’s thanks to Silicon Valley. “move …

2021-04-16: Read “The Capitalist Case for Overhauling Twitter”: NYU @ProfGalloway dresses-down @Jack Dorsey for …

2021-04-16: YouTube embeds of the form: /embed/videoseries?list=X e.g. went down yesterday (incl. for major …

2021-04-16: YouTube playlists on CeruleanSounds.com went down yesterday. Felt silly until saw fellow anagram 🎵 …

2021-04-16: Both from today: 1 of these is a slightly amusing humblebrag. The other one is an insult (8 letter …

2021-04-16: Considering a username change this year too @chrisaldrich. Wondered if you had thoughts? Apart form …

2021-04-16: Beware: hosted micro.blogs can crash if you put the wrong Hugo Shortcode in @colinwalker. More …

2021-04-14: Thanks to @Fulbridge for including my musical writing amidst some impressive writers working in the …

2021-04-14: @TheLightPhone II | 👍 Personal Hotspot | (4/12 FirstWeek FlipPh.one 2021) | 📺 #tech Watch ad/distraction-free here: — FlipPh.one to join me on a week-long smartphone detox this year. …

2021-04-12: Tryna get my draft cut of my TV sitcom pilot on #Vimeo, but #NowTV (or should I say #4YearsTimeOnTV) …

2021-04-09: Major Data Breach at Facebook this week | #tech Disgraceful that Facebook has not notified the 11m Brits (including a family member) that this info …

2021-04-04: FirstWeek FlipPh.one | #arts

2021-04-04: FirstWeek FlipPh.one | #tech

2021-04-04: First shop at “my friendly local” 🛒: the infamous first #AmazonFresh in #Ealing 🏠. …

2021-04-03: LinkTr.ee $45m overvaluation: it’s just a one-page site (like my dench Ceru.Li/nkstagram). …

2021-04-03: Can #Zoom pls focus on making video end-to-end encrypted rather than making their insecure tech …

2021-04-03: Another installment in “The Worst Tech Companies are Still Better than Legacy Companies”: …

2021-03-30: If it’s not a real 2ndry school kid behind the ‘Reinstate RS teacher’ petition, they’re …

2021-03-23: Weird to pay $2.5m for a Tweet #NFT. I’m writing a lil musical project @TwitsMusical which …

2021-03-23: Props to #Banksy for auctioning the Soton Hospital superhero piece Game Changer. Expects to raise …

2021-03-22: www.facebookbipaclassaction.com/FAQ.aspx still says: “Payments made about 2 months after Court …

2021-03-21: Good to see the hypocrisy of the #Archewell web takedown mob I observed in my blog post identified …

2021-03-20: I have a lot of time & patience for well-communicated maintenance mode, but it’s not ideal …

2021-03-19: #ComeHome 📊 (4/4: first month) #SavvyIndie | Won’t “travel round the earth” …

2021-03-19: #ComeHome 📊 (4/4: first month) #SavvyIndie | Won't "travel round the earth" without the help of humans! 🙏🎧 #arts It’s been 4 weeks since release! 🎥 Metrics are positive all the way from impressions onward, …

2021-03-16: My application to join the #dearMoonCrew 2023 - extended offline FlipPh.one experiment - #digitaldetox #arts A1 : A project you’re passionate about In May 2018, as a Fulbright Scholar researching the …

2021-03-15: #RickyGervais on #SamHarris #MakingSense 🎙 | Notes focussing on Ricky philosophising #comedy - #arts Summaries & Comments + Timestamped Notes 1 Ricky’s question: Why do we dream? I must say I …

2021-03-15: Haven’t seen the idea of ad-blocking at VPN level before, but NetShield by ProtonVPN seems …

2021-03-15: Did Calendly really just remove the (highly popular) feature request page? We need a #ProtonCalendar …

2021-03-13: #LastPass Free is dead 🪦 this Tuesday (no more multi-device 📱) : Time to #switch: pay - #1Password | free - #KeePass | easy - #BitWarden (read on for my experience) | #security #privacy #tech I’m here to tell you: do not fall for LastPass’s trick of making you pay for …

2021-03-13: I find it really half-baked when brilliant journo scoops from supposedly private encrypted chats - …

2021-03-12: Has Forgotify.com “eaten itself” or simply been forgotten by its own owner? | 🎧 #arts

2021-03-11: My notes on #MeghanHarryOprah: half sym/em-pathy for Meg - half yearning for higher standards on clarity, devotion to facts & skilling up about the internet in light of my https://Archewell.Name experience | #tech Full timestamped (ITV 120’ release incl. ads) notes in appendix (green my comments obv) or …

2021-03-09: Solid argument for #WeNeedEvents from @MASRecords patron @RobertPlant of @LedZeppelin : “We’re not …

2021-03-08: Looking forward to see whether #HarryAndMeghan on #Oprah tonight a) Promote further Discussion on …

2021-03-08: #MicrosoftExchange #email #hack: now switch! For security & privacy: @ProtonMail. For ease & …

2021-03-08: You’ve heard about the Litigiousness of #HarryAndMeghan: This Week I Experienced it First-Hand …

2021-03-08: You've heard about the Litigiousness of #HarryAndMeghan: This Week I Experienced it First-Hand | #tech I own the web domain archewell.name. I had created a simple one-page website there that was …

2021-03-08: @TheLightPhone II | 👎 Slow Typing | 👍 Contacts Syncing | (3/12 FirstWeek FlipPh.one 2021) | 📺 #tech Watch ad/distraction-free here: or on YouTube — FlipPh.one to join me on a week-long smartphone …

2021-03-05: 'Fan-powered royalties' by SoundCloud : my immediate #SavvyIndie take | 🎵 #arts Forget the splashy landing page with its right-tail examples (average estimates of revenue swings …

2021-03-03: This code works on my plain html site, let’s see if it also works in micro.blog markdown: Play …

2021-03-03: Asking Lib Dem Leader Ed Davey why he doesn't talk about our digital life more | #tech Thanks to Test Valley Lib Dems for having Only Connect’s “Man of the Year 2020” to Zoom. He is …

2021-02-28: FirstWeek FlipPh.one #tech

2021-02-28: FirstWeek FlipPh.one #arts

2021-02-28: Missed another year of @BenedictEvans predicting the future? Don’t worry I watched the whole …

2021-02-26: Unbundling "The Great Unbundling” - Benedict Evans' 2021 Keynote on #Tech Trends After hearing his surrounding podcasts, I propose reframing it as: “The Humanisation of …

2021-02-26: Just learnt how to do reliable line-breaks in #Markdown : “ “ | I kid you not: it’s 2 spaces …

2021-02-26: 2 Heroes in Conversation: Ed Snowden & Cory Doctorow 📺 tl;dr: Ed’s up-to-date, has political leader vibes & is pessimistic on privacy & …

2021-02-26: Finished reading: Cassandra Darke by Posy Simmonds 📚

2021-02-25: IG DM’s seem to have disappeared from #Facebook CreatorStudio. Any ideas @instagram ? | #tech

2021-02-25: #Carrd by @ajkln users beware: Excluded Sections are revealed if you chuck them underneath your live …

2021-02-25: ScreenTime with @RescueTime Trends : Jan | "The Morning - Break - Evening" WFH Pattern | #ScreenTime #BuildInPublic #WorkHabits #wfh #tech Trends Firefox & Mail remain top. Still waiting on RescueTime to fix Firefox Extension to allow …

2021-02-24: #ComeHome 📊 (3/4: first 7 days) #SavvyIndie | 🎵 #arts 🎥 Still great per viewer feedback, but reach has slowed. If you enjoyed the music video please share …

2021-02-24: Update 25th Feb: actually if below footer #Carrd users beware: Excluded Sections display in …

2021-02-22: 🔓🇬🇧: my Public iCal of Latest Live Dates for Unlocking UK | 📆 #March8 #March29 #April12 | 🦠 …

2021-02-22: Daft Punk retiring, but at least Bebo is coming back! Thanks to @YvngError for alerting me to this …

2021-02-22: My #SavvyIndie take on Spotify’s “Stream On”: Great for BigMusic, Meh for Indie Artists | 🎵 #indie #newartists #indiemusic #arts #StreamOn To make up for Apple copying streaming, Spotify copy Apple’s virtual media event! Watch-back, and …

2021-02-20: #ComeHome 📊 (2/4: first 72h) | 🎶 🎵 📺 #NewMusic #SavvyIndie #arts 🎥 Still 100% 👍 Plus above average view duration. Especially on drone sections like shown (1), so …

2021-02-20: 2 of my heroes in conversation, in 360p: youtu.be/dipfjn3bi… | #privacy #tech

2021-02-19: #YouTube acting like Captain Tom’s family & hiding nasty comments 🙏 #DontFeedTheTrolls …

2021-02-18: #ComeHome : first 24h 📊 🎵 #arts 🎥 100% 👍, thanks for some nice comments incl. from musicians like @kingpryce and Andrew Pashea who …

2021-02-18: Added “Come Home” (https://Ceru.Li/sten-come-home) to @DistroKid ’s 2 near services: …

2021-02-17: Today big personal milestone for me in #arts #music: 🎵 First Cerulean single out now: …

2021-02-15: Just got round to checking out @MelodyVR soon to Known As @Napster. Some neat free content to enjoy, …

2021-02-15: Always fun to see where search traffic comes from on @SimpleAnalytic. First search for any of my …

2021-02-15: Published Landing Page Low-Code.Club, as web home of #Clubhouse #LowCode Club I’ve applied to …

2021-02-14: Rebooting a MacBook 2015: Micro.Blog please help! Was hoping to start from new with Mac OS Big Sur. …

2021-02-14: 9 facts about “Come Home” | 🎵 #arts

2021-02-13: Put the CeruleanSounds.com/kings-gal… in my window for #thegreatbigartexhibition2021. I …

2021-02-12: “Facebook Says “Technical Issues” Were the Cause of Broken Promise to Congress“. They can’t …

2021-02-12: Online copyright is major source of musician lockdown revenue. Such a shame to see cops abusing the …

2021-02-10: Now #Carrd by @ajkln allow draft staged changes via the “exclude section” option! If they sort …

2021-02-09: Ed Snowden’s memoir’s gathering dust on my @ItalicType pause list 📚 | Perfect solution: …

2021-02-09: Media: heard about this viral TikTok hit #DriversLicense out of nowhere?! | Me: “Oh it’s …

2021-02-09: New @YouTube feature, super exciting for #livestream folks like me …

2021-02-09: Signal is getting bloated (features catering for normies). I’m reminded of Cory’s thread …

2021-02-09: Speedtest by @Ookla have a new Video streaming test tool, where they test at HD, Full HD then 4K 👍 | …

2021-02-08: Cool to read about @NetNewsWire founder Brent Simmons getting back into music production hobby. Wish …

2021-02-08: "Square Eyes” | Graphic Novel 📚🖼 | 3.5* 📺 review | #arts

2021-02-08: I was lucky enough to spend the day of @YouTube “Life in a Day 2020” with my Granddad …

2021-02-07: Cassandra Darke | Graphic Novel 📚🖼 | 4* | #arts

2021-02-07: @TheLightPhone II | Receiving Calls 👍 | (2/12 FirstWeek FlipPh.one 2021) | 📺 #tech Watch ad/distraction-free here: or on YouTube FlipPh.one to join me on a week-long smartphone …

2021-02-04: They should include a 30 minute “How to use RSS” in high school education. It would stem …

2021-02-03: #Apple consistent blocking Right to Repair shows it’s not truly committed to environment, as …

2021-02-03: Good analysis on tech bro humblebrags from Doctorow. Explains Tim Kendall’s approach at …

2021-02-02: Posted my first Cover song on SoundCloud: “You’ll Never Walk Alone”” in honour and …

2021-02-01: ooft, Simple Analytics get live visitors, and more importantly Time on Page, as well as a simplified …

2021-01-31: Hey #tech #HumaneTech Social Media, I’m giving up my trusty LG this year to try out a “modern …

2021-01-31: Hey #arts #music Social Media, Catch you on the flip side for big Feb with release of “Come …

2021-01-30: Yo Micro.blog 📸 experts: can m.b post GIFs? This .gif file just renders as a static image both on my …

2021-01-30: Cop @Vimeo acting like #TikTok and introducing downloadable #GIF thumbnails (I believe based on …

2021-01-30: Unboxing @TheLightPhone II | + Why I’m using it 1 week each month in 2021 Watch ad/distraction-free here: or on YouTube FlipPh.one to join me on a week-long smartphone …

2021-01-30: Proud to feat. in @MASRecords special of @SAFOMusicGroup Social #LIVE. Run it up & support …

2021-01-29: How-to use Select Google Services like #YouTube & #Drive Without #Gmail | + Troll #Google with a @ProtonMail address instead! | #DivestGoogle #email #tech If like me you want to divest surveillance capitalism like Google over the coming few years, but are …

2021-01-29: World’s biggest distributor @DistroKid announces “Upstream” to allow their member #indie …

2021-01-29: Think Apple regs have freed us from location tracking? Think again: mobile SDK companies like #XMode …

2021-01-28: #IMDb was one of #Amazon first buys in I believe ‘95. 25 years later logical conclusion: …

2021-01-27: I’m not @OnBeeper until they post a clear and transparent description of @EricMigi claim that …

2021-01-26: Switched #RSS Reader from @InoReader to @NetNewsWire. They’re swagging out at netnewswire.com …

2021-01-25: Update on my first dispute of a spurious #YouTube #Content ID claim on: youtu.be/IyX6zMOS1… …

2021-01-25: “Promotional Header Banner Using Container” : www.indiehackers.com/post/prom… #Carrd …

2021-01-24: Don’t fully understand @VeroTrueSocial . Is it a record label that spun into (music focussed?) …

2021-01-24: Read.cv @Read_cv looks like a good #humanetech version of LinkedIn, more like a simple html CV (a la …

2021-01-23: Good @guardian article: most #SmalltownDreamers in the #arts, don’t easily fit the old …

2021-01-23: From @TheMarkup ingenious Citizen Browser project: Nearly a quarter of Trump voters received …

2021-01-23: If consumers don’t start getting wise and switching ourselves, governments will cack-handedly …

2021-01-22: #tech in the papers: @guardian : 1. #Russian #malware botched solution to #digitaldivide laptop …

2021-01-22: Update on the Jan 14 hearing on #Facebook #facerec #ClassAction suit: 1/5 eligible Illinois …

2021-01-22: Mozilla VPN is now open (via Mullvad servers): vpn.mozilla.org . I’m sticking with Proton for …

2021-01-20: Pentagon logo is good enough: mediaformat.org/fediverse… @boris and I agree the WebFinger …

2021-01-20: 👏 @SimpleAnalytic on new referrers drill-down, so we can see e.g. which tweets drove traffic. …

2021-01-19: The Fediverse is getting a logo: yay! #Crystal I’d usually beef with too many colours (see …

2021-01-19: Did you know that @SalmanRushdie had a cameo in Bridget Jones’s diary 🍿🎥 | #arts

2021-01-19: Ty Parliament for: “UK musicians in the EU” urgent question. @CliveEfford : UK: 1% world …

2021-01-19: I’d have thought #Facebook banned you due to activity on the business pages right @jwz : …

2021-01-19: ppl who use virtual backgrounds: y so embarrassed? | #tech

2021-01-19: 🎵 for tomorrow’s Jester’s Song wanna do an American song to mark their day of (hopefully …

2021-01-18: Lorraine shining so much harder than Keir 📸🔦| #tech

2021-01-16: Happy to share a birthday week with @wikipedia. Happy #Wikipedia20! Amazing a #nonprofit still top …

2021-01-16: I’m not saying any of y’all are gonna incite coups soon, but Twitter’s (totally …

2021-01-15: Does anyone know how yesterday’s hearing in the #facebook #classaction #facerec case went …

2021-01-13: Love the idea of a fake commute to make #WFH more humane. Reminds me of #GirlOnTheTrain by Paula …

2021-01-13: This ingenious new @BurgerKing logo follows in the minimalist trend I described for @Slack , …

2021-01-13: Cory makes a good point about “maskholes” that refuse to wear masks in unventilated …

2021-01-11: Decent intro to Carrd course from: @rydenmartin : gumroad.com/l/free-ca… 10 - Mobile …

2021-01-10: “The remedy for this isn’t forcing the platforms to carry objectionable speech. The remedy is …

2021-01-04: 📺 University Challenge Last Semi-Final: Bless Monty Panesar missing the cricket questions and having …

2021-01-04: Trying to use Micropub to PESOS using RSS feeds into IFTTT webhooks. Trying to adapt @chrisaldrich …

2021-01-04: Yikes even TV ads are personalised now #AdWatch

2021-01-03: 📚 “Invisible” by Paul Auster : 3/5 | #JudgeBookByCover

2021-01-03: New Year, Same Deal: I’m off socials First Monday-Sunday every month | #digitaldetox …

2021-01-03: New Year, Same Deal: I’m off socials First Monday-Sunday every month | #digitaldetox …

2021-01-02: 📱 #Telegram launching voice note ad platform. Great, super private… ads?! Also remember that …

2021-01-02: Felicitación @josefeliciano ! 🎵 See my medley with “Fantasy” by Mariah Carey (both in Em …

2021-01-01: Strange #BBC1 programming last night with #AliciaKeys just singing her catalogue 🎵. Here’s my …

2020-12-31: 📺 #Channel4 #BigFatQuiz Of the Year | all male panellists look tired, esp D. Mitchell and the man …

2020-12-31: Is #AdobeFlash cutoff killing your legacy website tonight? I can quickly build you a future-focussed …

2020-12-31: testing without custom slug

2020-12-31: test

2020-12-29: Turn #Brave #BraveBrowser annoying new sponsored images off | #tech

2020-12-24: LOL at #Apple pretending this “adds” a feature.. it already exists: called “Export …

2020-12-23: 👏 @Bellingcat on @Navalny investigation: best use of #tech in 2020? Here’s “Real-life …

2020-12-23: Get it when I do a cover I haven’t cleared.. But when I just demo an original song on …

2020-12-23: Xmas #UniChallenge back on #BBC 📺 #arts: - can team captains pls start matching Paxo’s level …

2020-12-23: Joined @SongTrust as @DistroKid said most innovative service. Reg takes >3 months, so …

2020-12-23: The pandemic equivalent of a run on the bank. #3rdWave #TestAndTrace #tech | And yup… …

2020-12-22: Great to see @Spotify pushing songwriter’s visibility: artists.spotify.com/blog/song… . …

2020-12-22: I was a strangely discerning kid and gave Home Alone 2 2* like @MattSinger reviewed “My daughter …

2020-12-19: Spoke too soon even via Safari #AmazonPrime #Prem via #HDMI looks like Mitchell & Webb’s …

2020-12-19: Tuning into Saints #Prem game on #AmazonPrime using HDMI cable? Firefox HD doesn’t work. No …

2020-12-19: "Central Park" Ep.1 | ★★★ | 📺 | #arts #reviews Is it just me or has mainstream shit got better? I mean this is a 20 century fox animation, that …

2020-12-18: Smashed it @YvngError (not just the 🎸) : www.youtube.com/watch | #arts

2020-12-17: Lana Del Rey “is a Liverpool fan” and has covered “You’ll Never Walk Alone” say …

2020-12-17: What are #YouTube doing putting this ‘Watch on YouTube’ badge on embedded videos? …

2020-12-17: Thanks to @BitDepth for intro to @MacStories #MacStories. Tried their #AppleMusic Wrapped Shortcut. …

2020-12-17: Fun-fact: Apple TV+ screen goes black when you use native or #QuickTime #ScreenRecord feature. Does …

2020-12-17: Latest #RidleyScott #RaisedbyWolves is too apocalyptic & violent #scifi for my tastes, but gotta …

2020-12-17: Any #Apple heads know why #iMovie felt the need to remove direct upload to YT (& Vimeo?) …

2020-12-17: 👏 Cory @Doctorow pre-announcing an “email sabbatical” during which inbound emails are …

2020-12-16: Great that #AmazonPrimeVideo is a more affordable option than the Sky monopoly on #PremierLeague …

2020-12-16: 😮: My face when I realised that #YouTube were shutting me out #Mevo | Got it up in the end: …

2020-12-11: Strange goings-on in #AirBnB #IPO: Did any other #AirBnBHosts receive the ‘Directed Share …

2020-12-11: Thank you @Brave for giving me the heads-up on #Google #Widevine. Wish there was a g00g-less …

2020-12-09: DistroKid recently added Tencent & Triller, don’t pay $7.95 to auto-add: you can manually …

2020-12-07: “Tales from a Windy City Compilation” blocked by #YouTube ~Nov 22nd due to #copyright claim on …

2020-12-06: For the final time this year, it begins. Will post screen time end of week (aiming for <1h on …

2020-12-06: For the final time this year, it begins | #arts

2020-12-05: @SpitFire_Bars shoot for R&B single “Let me go”. Got to meet an R&B legend …

2020-12-05: Shouldn’t #Google adapt their “subdomains are separate domains” #SEO …

2020-12-04: Georgia Mae, director of Ceru.li/another-y… has followed up with another brilliant & …

2020-12-04: Can you do this to a FlipPh.one though @i41nbeer ?? www.youtube.com/watch #tech #HumaneTech

2020-12-03: Man: I’m shook to hear @quibi shut yesterday. I was in LA a year ago it was all abuzz about …

2020-12-02: FINNEAS brought out a holiday single with the same name as mine (#AnotherYear) the day after. I told …

2020-12-02: Added video of me speaking to @Fulbridge Creative Careers Panel with @DamasoReyes & …

2020-12-01: Thanks for 😍 on Ceru.li/another-y… @BhargavVader 🎵 . Cop @Doctorow repping our former prof …

2020-11-30: Blog post with story behind today’s release of “Another Year”: …

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 …

2020-06-01: Hello, world!

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: Thanks for the Google Drive hack. Does anyone know the equivalent for Dropbox? Thanks for the Google Drive hack. Sharing permissions matter for Drive btw: must be set to ‘Anyone …

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 …

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

2019-05-09: I gave up my Smartphone for One Week each Month for a year Update Apr 16th 2021: whole article didn’t migrate, see full on Medium How do I smartphone …

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 …

2018-06-02: Why I’m giving up my Smartphone for One Week each Month Update Apr 16th 2021: whole article didn’t migrate, see full on Medium A flip phone defies …

2018-02-07: 7 - Scraping the interwebs

Why?

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

2018-01-27: 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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