My Writing

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Word Practice

Writing to see what happens when I write.

  • New art! Plus much pondering about art!
    What follows is the blog archive of my newsletter sent on the 27th of February 2020. One day I'll figure out how to post to both the web and email in a way that satisfies me, but for now, subscribe over here if you want it in your inbox.
  • A new Curtis lands
    So there's a new Adam Curtis film out. It's 8 hours long over 6 chapters and in it he attempts to explain, or outline a theory explaining, how we have gotten to where we're at at this moment in time and why the world doesn't seem to be working for anyone anymore.
  • Notes for Dec 18th
    It's funny how despite knowing that my energy levels graph like in sin-waves, with a peak followed by a trough, when I'm at a peak I totally don't see the trough coming, assuming that I'll be able to maintain this awesome level of productivity forever without crashing. Which is to …
  • Notes for Dec 5th
    Thanks to those who let me know that they liked the new format. I'm still not sold on the emoji's but the act of choosing the triptych entertains me enough to continue in this vein. 🎂🎅🏻🎄 My mum's Christmas cake is somewhat legendary, especially as she has sent me a …
  • Notes for Dec 3rd
    Been a while. Day off today with nothing on the todo list for a change, so let's try something new. I got very confused this week by condensation on the plastic roof I recently put up over the rabbit run and outside the shed door. Over the weekend it was …
  • Exeunt Corbyn
    Jeremy Corbyn has left the Labour Party.
  • Heritage Socialism – a working definition
    First stab at defining a term I came up with and think is worth developing.
  • Dome Up
    We built a geodesic dome in the back garden and it is awesome.
  • Economics and Epidemiology
    The pandemic has shown us how a lot of things we took for granted actually work.
  • Photographs as data
    A rough draft at introducing the base concepts for machine learning and image recognition.