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just one of those times (in 2003) when I had the blues (briefly) Feb 5, 2020 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Your browser does not support the audio element Good As Hell Nov 14, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic The weekend’s nearly here! Here’s a little something to make the middle of the week easier to get through: Good As Hell by Lizzo The video is Dickey Betts - 1978 Sep 24, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic What can I say? [via Phil Nunnally] Happy Birthday BB! Sep 16, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic A great choice of Google doodle today celebrating what would have bee BB King’s 94th birthday. Of the many descriptors used for guitar tone, I think 5-512 Aug 21, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 🎵 So is Just Good Music a project we should continue? Does it add meaningful value to the Micro Blog Community? @justgoodmusic and @johnphilpin Ditch The Binary Jul 9, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap thinks that Ditch The Binary might be a good read - though this chap did write it. If you like it - you might want to subscribe to future 🎵 New track by a friend of a friend. Jul 6, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Very relaxing 🎵 I have been listening to Nick Mason’s A History Of Music and Technology ... Jul 3, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic a joint production of the BBC and The Open University. Not all the 🎵 Gongs From Kottke Jul 2, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Not this ‘Gong’ and definitely a lot more subtle than this gong. Seriously - check out the Kottke link. Stunning Stuff Good Chaps In General Jul 2, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives Have to say that this chap is jolly glad that chaps like this - I’m talkin’ ‘Joe’ … are out there. Quite apart from his very useful links that he Auto Draft Jun 20, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Attn: Site Authors Jun 15, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic I’ve been assisting John Philpin in optimizing the site and noticed several author profiles with missing avatars. I believe I’ve identified the Jolly Clever Chaps Jun 14, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but maybe over thinking? In this chap’s other life, he does tend to get a little bit stuck into People, Identity, Self Sovereignty … you know, NIMB … P Jun 14, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives The other chap sent this chap this link. You wouldn’t catch this chap saying such, but he’s definitely heard the essence of the piece being uttered HollyMuseCover Jun 13, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 🎵 Here’s a song I covered a while back SIX Microbloggers already contributing to Just Good Music … and more to come. Jun 12, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Nice to see Just Good Music contributions already from SIX Microbloggers; @hollyhoneychurch | @joejenett | @JohnPhilpin | @simonwoods | @stefp | Music To Bounce To (Redux) Jun 10, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives Not to repeat himself, but this chap has launched a new initiative. Actually - it’s a relaunch. Just Good Music and it is definitely looking a 🎵 Listen to Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real’s New Song “Turn Off the News (Build a Garden)” Jun 10, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic “The title track from their forthcoming album Follow Things Jun 10, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives Let us have your email address and have our posts delivered directly to your inbox. [jetpack_subscription_form show_only_email_and_button=“true” 5-512 Jun 10, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Want to Follow Just Good Music via EMail? Now you can A Public Service Announcement Jun 10, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Not to be confused with Public Service Broadcasting - a truly excellent band if you have never tried them out … No, I’m talking about Burning Shed Blown Away Jun 9, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Just occasionally an album comes along that changes everything for the listener, introducing them to a prodigious new talent. The amazing thing is 🎵 A new album from Neil Hannon / Divine Comedy .. Jun 8, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic at least I know what this evening’s listening delight will be. My thanks to Matthew Kennard for Exploring DnB Jun 8, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic I’m seeking out the many facets of Drum and Bass. I’ve been exploring the genre for a couple of months now. I dance every day. It’s how I feel free. DavidBowie. Jun 7, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 🎶 Reading the @joejenett post on Bowie my mind drifted and a question formed. What was the first album by Bowie that you heard that made you sit bowie Jun 7, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic When David Bowie died just a few days after his [Blackstar](https://music.apple.com/de/album/blackstar/1059043043?l=en " Blackstar by David Bowie“) Rise Twain - First Album Jun 6, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Not sure how many people receive the InsideOutMusic Newsletter, but this fresh in today …. InsideOutMusic are pleased to announce the signing of Girth Jun 5, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives The chap has no comment … just passing things along … as we are wont to do. A pair of conceptual artists have claimed the first ASCII penis to be Just Good Music Status Jun 5, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic We are live and fully operational. First - A warm welcome to two more new contributors: Jacob Gorban Best Of Times Total Contributor Count Is Now sempress Jun 5, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic attachment-featured-image, .size-featured-image, .featured-image, .comment-icon, .entry-format, .div.entry-media, .entry-media, lil nas Jun 5, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 🎶 Crossover .. is it Rap? Country? Or just really really good. Who needs genres? Old Town Road, featuring Billy Ray Cyrus by Lil Nas X on Apple 5-512 Jun 4, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic A new page on Just Good Music provides an index to our contributors. From the page you can bounce out to the individual’s account on Micro Blog What The Hell Happened? Jun 4, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic To Be Clear … Originally written by my friend in 2003 … ‘JP - the other one’. Still true today … no? Lately I haven’t derived the same pleasure from Stevie Ray Vaughan Jun 4, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 🎵 Stevie Originally, we weren’t planning on going. We were always too busy to do much of anything anymore, or, at least, it seemed that way. Just Good Music Jun 4, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap has launched a new project over at Just Good Music … which is a multi-author site about ‘all things music’. It ties into the chaps over at A warm welcome to StefP - a new contributor on Just Good Music Jun 3, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 5-512 Jun 3, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic We have added a second author to Just Good Music already … and four more are in the wings. Want to register? Just click here and use your micro blog twentynineteen Jun 2, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic attachment-featured-image, .size-featured-image, .featured-image, .comment-icon, .entry-format, .div.entry-media, .entry-media, Do You Want To Be A ‘Just Good Music’ Contributor? Jun 2, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic The original point of this site and account was so that musically oriented members of micro.blog could have a place to post and write about all Stratus Luna Jun 2, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic 🎶 Two brothers, a cousin and a friend makeup Stratus Luna .. read about them this morning. Progressive Rock from 4 Brazilians all under twenty. A 5-512 Jun 2, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic Just Good Music is live … and massive thanks to @joejenett for all the help. You can find the site here and of course follow @justgoodmusic here on twentyfifteen Jun 2, 2019 🎧 & 🎵 & from.the.archives & archive.justgoodmusic pre { font-family: “Times New Roman”, Times, serif; word-break: keep-all; white-space: pre-line; display: block; border-top: 1px solid #7f2519; If All You Have Is A Hammer - Every Problem Looks Like A Nail May 23, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives Thor Being The Exception … Of Course. This chap has long been in the camp that the “‘pro analysts’ have no clue as to what is happening at Apple.” Who’s Doing The Work Here? May 23, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap received this link from the other chap just a couple of days ago. The English Word That Hasn’t Changed in Sound or Meaning in 8,000 Years An Offer You Can’t Refuse May 16, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives Bloomberg reporting on a ‘possible’ inflated market. This chap has been commenting for a while now that the ‘possibility’ the other chaps talk Confused? Why? May 16, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives It’s the modern way. Down in LA, The Times reports How Congress can stop Trump from going to war with Iran …. “The Prevention of Unconstitutional Shameless Self Promotion May 16, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives Well … maybe not exactly ‘shameless’! Being English and all … this chap finds it hard to get into the whole ’self-promotion- thing and so often Cooking With Gas May 15, 2019 archive.aat & from.the.archives This was going to be just a test - but I have a feeling it could be more - like a whole new workflow that is emerging … and could reinvigorate this 🎵 IS A Wonderful Thing …. Nov 27, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives … now move along You Might THINK We Are Ignoring You Nov 20, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives But we are not. It’s just that this stuff is hard! A bit like Human Rights actually AirPods’ Live Listen Feature in iOS 12 Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace Live Listen … makes an audio bridge between your iPhone’s microphone and the AirPods. This means that you Zinke Considering Selling Public Lands Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “The Trump administration is proposing to dispose of federal land in Utah that was protected within the Omarosa Manigault Newman “has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation” of rampant fear and loathing inside the Trump White House, The Associated Press reported on Friday. Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace Omarosa Manigault Newman “has a stash of video, emails, text messages and other documentation” of rampant fear and loathing inside the Trump White But after a decade of operation and perhaps a year or so away from its initial public offering, an essential unanswered question remains: Is Uber viable? Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace But after a decade of operation and perhaps a year or so away from its initial public offering, an essential unanswered question remains: Is Uber The Slippery Slope of Complicity Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace A wannabe Mussolini and his party of apparatchiks ( PAUL KRUGMAN ) has the full story The blockchain bonanza is over for graphics card makers. Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “The results were pretty good overall, with strong demands for Nvidia products for AI and Trump had stupid argument with Vietnam veterans about Apocalypse Now Aug 18, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace It’s incomprehensible to most people that Trump could be this dumb and A group of Oxford dons were sunbathing nude by the River Cherwell when a female student floated by in a punt. Aug 16, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace Most of them scrambled to cover their Judge Rules Mueller Probe Is Constitutional Aug 16, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace A federal judge appointed by President Trump “ruled that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is Fox News “mistakes” Patti LaBelle for Aretha Franklin Aug 16, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Although, I guess it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they think all black women look Sam Nunberg reveals that John Kelly is ‘prodding’ the president to arrest Omarosa over tapes Aug 16, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “White House chief of staff John Kelly is seeking to Senate Dems Threaten Suit to Get Kavanaugh Records as Poll Shows Trump Nominee Least Popular in Decades Aug 16, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace a new poll from CNN revealed Kavanaugh is “Miles Mogulescu’ Impeachment is not a constitutional crisis. Aug 16, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace Impeachment is the cure for a constitutional crisis.” ( Common Dreams ) for the full Teen Accused of Pushing Friend Off Bridge Speaks Out Aug 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace The teen tells NBC News she “feels really bad about what happened” ( Arden Dier ) has the Democratic turnout surges to 20-year high as voters look to check Trump Aug 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “It looks like Trump’s ugly agenda could be sending a record number of RSS: The Persistent Protocol Aug 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “The tension between walled gardens (or lock-in, or whatever you want to call it) and a decentralized web will likely Hands on: Scrivener 3. Aug 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace 03 is the best tool for writing books “Scrivener isn’t necessarily the best for making books or e-books, but now it doesn’t Disney (yes, Disney) declares war on “overzealous copyright holders” Aug 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Disney is being sued by the Michael Jackson estate for using fair-use clips How would English sound if it were phonetically consistent? Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace The end result sounds a little like Werner Herzog doing an impression of someone from Good Grief. Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace Every day you think we finally have hit the bottom with these stories and then suddenly it’s tomorrow. Catfish Victim Allegedly Planned Good Old Google …. Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace makes you feel proud. Right? “Google’s snooping proves big tech will not change – unless governments step in | Arwa Mahdawi”You What could possibly go wrong …. Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “The way you press, scroll and type on a phone screen or keyboard can be as unique as your fingerprints or facial “Collusion Is Worse Than a Crime”It’s true, as Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani keeps insisting, that you will not find the word collusion in the federal criminal code. Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Collusion Is Worse Than a Crime”It’s true, as Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani keeps insisting, that you will not find the word collusion in the “Roger Daltrey says ‘hip-hop hasn’t evolved at all’ and calls Kanye West’s music “kind of meaningless” “When asked to clarify his comments on the genre, Daltrey said: “Has hip-hop evolved? Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Roger Daltrey says ‘hip-hop hasn’t evolved at all’ and calls Kanye West’s music “kind of meaningless” “When asked to clarify his comments on the “In Defense Of Slow News”Many years back, I remember seeing Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, being interviewed about that site (which at the time was on its way to becoming the first “mainstream” tech news blog). Aug 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “In Defense Of Slow News”Many years back, I remember seeing Michael Arrington, the founder of TechCrunch, being interviewed about that site (which Asbestos … seems like it is coming back! Aug 11, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace The EPA’s own staff are aghast that Trump is bringing back asbestos “The Trump administration’s plan to I don’t think for one minute that had Trump not started Twitter Wars, we would find The Russian Embassy taking to that medium to make fun of him. Aug 11, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace So Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Why Do We ‘Write Blank Checks for War’ But ‘Our Pockets Are Empty’ When It Comes to Medicare for All? Aug 10, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “In an interview This is a an experiment Aug 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace …. what can i tell you other than to just ignore it. Even this. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit This is also an experiment Aug 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Suspendisse varius sollicitudin consequat. Lorem ipsum dolor ‘Big Win for the Public’: The Awful Tribune-Sinclair Merger Is Dead Aug 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace "“Sinclair isn’t likely to learn the right lessons from the collapse of this merger,” Frisch concluded. “They will be back.”" The Full Story A beautiful pedestrian bridge in Vietnam Aug 7, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “This new pedestrian bridge at the Sun World Bà Nà Hills resort near Da Nang, Vietnam is really something else. From Colossal:” The Full Story Listen: ZZTop’s “Legs” and U2’s “Streets Have No Name” are the same song Aug 7, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Aaron Oppenheim writes,”I made a lil lazy mashup of Legs and Where The Streets Have No Name (just t" The Full Story How Random Is Random? Jul 29, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This Chap is led to ask the question by his recent international travel experience, which involved TSA’s “Random” testing, of some sort, both Unclear On The Principle Jul 7, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives The signs were very clear, any small containers with liquids needed to be removed from the luggage and put into a separate see-through plastic bag - It’s All In The Set Up Jul 7, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives A few days in London is a blog post by Gotham Gal, who writes; The greatest thing we can do as citizens of the world is to go and visit other Let This Be A Warning Jul 6, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives True Story: Mr. Bojangles stands across the bar from me, waxing lyrical about the inadequacy of his manager. Tight 3 piece suit. Windsor knot on his Blue Boxes … Jun 25, 2018 🥇 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … and everything to do with Hacking. I was introduced to John Draper (Captain Crunch) a few years ago. He’s still around, though sad to say he seems Satire Or Truth Jun 14, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives You decide. Drawn By Nick Anderson for The Daily Kos. Click through to support him Workers of the world unite on distributed digital platforms – George Zarkadakis | Aeon Essays Jun 11, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “This kind of bottom-up, self-organised business network is what Trebor Scholz, a professor at the New School in New York, calls ‘platform Don’t Judge A Book By Its Covers Jun 10, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap has another blog - People First - over here, where recently he has been writing some short - very short - stories based on conversations Sometimes You Overlook The Obvious Jun 10, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap just had a read of this. It is a Russian propaganda guide to stealing your roommates Burrito. It struck him that they missed the obvious The Tesla Buying Experience Jun 8, 2018 🖋 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I’m confused by an ecosystem in which you need to meet archiac standards for a passport, which is a vital piece of identification (for example, it In Praise of Micro.Blog Jun 6, 2018 ↩️ & from.the.archives & archive.bb I recently pinged a friend of mine from the 1999 crowd asking why he wasn’t on Micro.Blog … turns out he is … although he posts through RSS, so you Salt and Pepper Jun 3, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives The chaps are oft brought to write about observations they see, read and hear. This piece is different. This piece is a simple story of a real-life Meetings of the Musical Minds #1 May 30, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives (with many thanks to Modern Toss at the Guardian) How to Win in Ride Hailing Without Any Money May 28, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “HKTaxi, a five-year-old taxi-hailing app founded by two college buddies, has managed to hold on to the Hong Kong market against the likes of Didi The Bill Gates Line May 28, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “, “That’s a crock of shit. This isn’t a platform. A platform is when the economic value of everybody that uses it, exceeds the value of the company Speaking Of Language… May 1, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives (original attributed to Chris Green – found at the Analytical Grammar/Grammar Planet Facebook page) It Just Struck This Chap Apr 21, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives …. as it might strike a chap If You Can’t Say Anything Nice… Apr 18, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Chaps do admit to a continuing love affair with language – “a continuing love affair with language;the sound of their own voices” – fixed that A Different Kind of Pizzagate Apr 17, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Future of Pizza Ordering According To Cambridge Analytica. Is this in our ‘not too distant’ future? Picture the scenario - the other chap is now Web Mentions Apr 16, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives … now what you might ask are those? Well, suffice to say that if this little ballydoo works, this chap will pop back here and try to explain it all. Who Put The ‘Con’ In Content? Apr 12, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s a scam that needs to be rejected Somewhere a while back I wrote a post (or maybe it was a comment when someone else was rambling on about Amazon’s ‘A to Z’ Needs To Catch The Magic Of Alibaba Apr 12, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb At least when it comes to the numbers. Another post that arises as a result of me catching up on my writing backlog. For reference, have this in How Facebook Helps Shady Advertisers Pollute the Internet Apr 11, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Facebook’s targeting algorithm is so powerful, they said, they don’t need to identify suckers themselves—Facebook does it automatically. And they Barry, Not Phyllis Apr 11, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives I don’t think Barry Diller is any relative of Phyllis … but you never know. That said, I did think this was an interesting read. It’s interesting You Can Now Book a Stay at the World’s First Space Hotel Apr 11, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “A 12-day trip will cost $9.5 million per person, and reservations for the first four months have already sold out.” The Full Story Parasitism and the fight for the wrong century Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “There’s a new playbook for oppression today. Instead of outright totalitarian rule, you construct the appearance of democracy, while controlling it Brian Krebs on ‘Security Questions’ and Facebook Surveys Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Consider, for example, the following quiz posted to Facebook by San Benito Tire Pros, a tire and auto repair shop in California. It asks Facebook 401: He Uses His Powers For Evil Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Harlan Ellison is probably one of the best writers of the last century, but he may be more famous (or infamous) for his irascibility, his lawsuits, Trump Aggressively Fought Sprinkler System Law That Could Have Saved Man in Trump Tower Fire Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Though President Donald Trump has spent his career boasting of his wealth, he claimed in the 1990s that outfitting apartments in his residential We are idealists and we are realists. We are dreamers and we are builders. We are experiencers and we are experimenters. We long for certainties, yet we ourselves are full of the ambiguities of the… Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “We are idealists and we are realists. We are dreamers and we are builders. We are experiencers and we are experimenters. We long for certainties, How Facebook got into a mess – and why it can’t get out of it Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “How did we get into this preposterous mess? Answering this question requires an understanding of (among other things) the peculiar nature of Ta-Nehisi Coates Made the Case for Reparations—Here’s Who Is Making the Plan Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace ““For two centuries the Negro was enslaved, and robbed of any wages—potential accrued wealth which would have been the legacy of his descendants.” This Hawaiian Lawmaker Fought Mark Zuckerberg Off Native Land. Now He’s Running for Congress. Apr 9, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “I called Mark Zuckerberg a modern-day colonizer, and it made some international news. After a couple of weeks of these headlines and the two sides Alan Lightman on the Longing for Absolutes in a Relative World and What Gives Lasting Meaning to Our Lives Mar 29, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace ““The notion that science and spirituality are somehow mutually exclusive does a disservice to both.”" The Full Story Save your AirPods’ serial number to replace lost parts Mar 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace "Take a screenshot or picture of your AirPods serial number. You can’t replace any parts without it. Do this when you first get them!! You can Which matters most – vision, skill, effort, money or technology acumen? Mar 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “While success is not pre-ordained, any company without a positive attitude to change is on its own death march.” The Full Story Generational Astrology Redux Mar 26, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Cancer - and my name is Larry … sad to say, these are real words. Real lyrics. Well, real enough to have hit Top of The Pops in the UK! It goes on Stephen Hawking’s Radical Thinking Mar 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace ““People have the mistaken impression that mathematics is just equations,” he once explained. “In fact, equations are just the boring part of ‘Ashamed’ Fox News Commentator Quits the ‘Propaganda Machine’ Mar 22, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace "“Fox has degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to a mere propaganda machine for a destructive and The Truth About Sales Mar 22, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Can you handle it? The Truth About Sales is an interesting post from the inimitable Steve Martin (not that one), making the case for why we Stephen Hawking and me Mar 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “It may surprise you to know that I once almost killed Dick Feynman, too, but that’s a different story for another time.” The Full Story Thus spake Albert Mar 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Einstein was not only a great scientist, he was a great man. He stood for peace in a world drifting towards war. He remained sane in a mad world, The copy is the original Mar 15, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “We could even say that the copy is more original than the original, or the copy is closer to the original than the original, for the older the Why can’t we work out a technological solution for music distribution? Mar 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Coupled with the reproduction of musical notation (thank you Gutenberg), the notion of distribution was introduced into the arts. Suddenly it Elon Musk wants to use satellites to bring broadband to the masses Mar 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “SpaceX’s plan calls for 4,425 satellites but it has also applied for another 7,518. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has given his backing to the proposal, Strongmen rise Mar 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Chinese President Xi Jinping solidified his grasp on power yesterday, with the country’s Communist Party abandoning term limits to allow Xi to Sessions Dines with Rosenstein in Show of Solidarity - Political Wire Mar 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace ““The symbolism was unmistakable: the three top ranking officials in the Justice Department appearing together in a show of solidarity on the same So Long, Dr. Hawking… Mar 14, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives “It would not be much of a universe if it wasn’t home to the people you love.” Dr. Stephen Hawking, 1942- 2018 ‘Mean-Spirited’: DeVos Attacks Effort to Better Serve Students of Color and Those With Disabilities Mar 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Civil rights advocates are calling out Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for her”mean-spirited, reckless, and unnecessary" decision to delay a Repudiating Trump DOJ, Court Delivers Victory to LGBTQ Advocates in Workplace Discrimination Decision Mar 14, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace "“a woman who is subject to an adverse employment action because she is attracted to women would have been treated differently if she had been a man BEing Seen and BEing Heard - Mitchell Levy at TedX Mar 2, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Great to see my friend Mitchell Levy on The TedX Stage Redundancy Feb 27, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Apparently the other chap has a friend in town who has brought with him his ‘mini uke’. This chap was just wondering if the ‘mini’ is redundant? Parents are buying bulletproof backpacks after Parkland Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Caregivers have been stocking up on bulletproof backpacks, tracking devices and doorstops … to give children a fighting chance at surviving a After China, the EU is now working on a Law that could Force Companies like Apple to give up Customer Data on Demand Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “The EU push comes as a landmark legal battle in the United States nears its climax. The U.S. Supreme Court will this week hear oral arguments in a ‘Notes From The Web’ Is Back Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace … though with a different angle after an hiatus of over two years America Is the Gun Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “We have venerated the gun and valorized its usage. America is violent and the gun is a preferred instrument of that violence. America, in many California Democrats Shock Dianne Feinstein; Favor Challenger 54% to 37% Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace ““The outcome of today’s endorsement vote is an astounding rejection of politics as usual, and it boosts our campaign’s momentum as we all stand Bucket lists are ruining tourist hotspots – here’s where to go instead Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “I first noticed the phenomenon in Seville cathedral. A tour group trailing behind an umbrella-wielding guide were put on the spot. Quite literally. KPIs Feb 26, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb They Really Are Important! Nice article I stumbled across in Forbes I have taken the opening of each of the points made by the author Martin Report: Russian spies hacked computers at Winter Olympics Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “Russian military spies hacked hundreds of computers at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea, the Washington Post reports. U.S. intelligence Cape Town’s “Day Zero” is a bellwether of global water crises Feb 26, 2018 🖇️ & from.the.archives & archive.quotespace “With reservoirs already extremely low after a punishing drought, Cape Town is now projected to run out of water as early as July. The city of 4 Linked Things Feb 9, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives If Trump Wants A Grand Parade… Feb 7, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Of course, in a version suitably sized to the attendance at his inauguration, and tailored to both his musical taste and knowledge of military History Rhymes Feb 5, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This post originally appeared at John.Philpin.com and through the magic of the ‘interwebs’ it arrived here. Enjoy. If you want to browse all the David Does David Feb 5, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Just watch It will take five minutes and 24 seconds of your day. File Under Just Great 🎵 This post originally appeared at John.Philpin.com and The Chaps, Converse Feb 1, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives It isn’t that we share shoes …. more that we interact. It started as a simple chat about the ukelele as an instrument. “Simple”? Ha! Now, no Good Grief Feb 1, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives sometimes - you just have to wonder …. Hundreds of top-secret and highly classified cabinet documents have been obtained by the ABC following an Micro Blog Safely Delivering A Post To Wordpress Jan 31, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This is a specific post - with a specific reason. The specifics relate to using this plug in on one of my wordpress blogs - thankyou for the link Steven Wilson Jan 30, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives File Under : 🎵 Over the past ten days I have dropped a daily entry of an image, with a comment into the music feed. This is the eleventh in the Informed Consent Jan 30, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives A question raised recently, that ‘everyone’ should be able to answer … How do you make a judgement about what is safe to do online? Good The First Year – In Pictures Jan 30, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives It’s been just a year now that the Worst President Ever has been in office, and the Chaps found a selection of cartoons addressing that short Shop Class as Soulcraft Jan 30, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives I captured the following information on this 📚 somewhere ( maybe even here ). I haven’t read it - but it is on my list. I like the look of it. It Artists Start To Get Paid A Bit More Jan 29, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Read All About It “A federal copyright board has raised the music streaming royalties for songwriters and music publishers by more than 40% to The Homepod Jan 29, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Apple Homepod Review By An Audio Engineer “Hotel California” by The Eagles. “Way Down We Go” by Kaleo. “Lie To Me” by Depeche Mode. “Fitzpleasure” Missing The Point Jan 26, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives and wondering whether you’ve missed the plot? Some people are like that in movies. Here (apparently) are contributions from some of them: Original Jazz, Classical We Do It All Really Jan 24, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Interesting that when another chap saw this post yesterday - he immediately replied thus: I’ll call your Led Zeppelin, and raise you a Vivaldi. But Stanley Jordan - Oh My Jan 22, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives via Jacob Gorban Orwellian Jan 18, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives George Orwell wrote some of his most renowned essays for the British left-wing publication Tribune between 1940 and 1947, including Books vs We Kid Trump Not Jan 17, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives There’s a lot of crossover, needless to say. But to this chap, the most recent irksome trend is the caricaturing of POTUS 45 as a small child, four Breaking Brexit - The UK and France May Drift Apart Jan 16, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives As reported in the Guardian I’m sorry - but to summon up the ghost of Charles Dodgson - how can we drift apart when we are not together to begin I Am My Own Grandpa Jan 16, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Greg - he’s the chap over at Futility closet published this today. Reminded this chap of this …. Sorry - misheard a SHIT song - HIT - got it. Please Social Commentary Jan 16, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives In a different world, this chap published this video - well worth a watch. Now there’s another one … Same director. Same sentiments. Same brilliance Who Would You Make A Movie About? Jan 15, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Someone who as a skier is a three-time World Champion represented his country at two Winter Olympics is an eleven-time Gold medalist in skiing Say What? Jan 14, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Google’s DeepMind tried to justify why it has access to millions of NHS patient records SaveSave SaveSave Secret Bilderberg Meetings Jan 14, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This particular chap had never heard of the Bilderberg Meetings …. and has to say right out of the box … it isn’t the meetings that are secret … Build The Wall Or Build The Hedge Jan 14, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Thanks to Atlas Obscura for this obscure fact in the atlas … The British Once Built a 1,100-Mile Hedge Through the Middle of India Illustration By Reusable Headlines Jan 14, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap spotted this headline … CES Was Full of Useless Robots and Machines That Don’t Work Whilst this chap would generally agree with this You’ve Always Got To Be Careful With Children Jan 13, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives War - What Is It Good For? Jan 13, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Just a quick link to an interesting idea …. The whole comic book on The Nib - written by Chris Hayes and Mike Dawson - is a good way to spend a Prince. Rehearsal. 1990. Summertime. Jan 12, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Just Gorgeous Radiohead DOESN’T Sue Lana Del Rey Jan 12, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Read All About It On Pitchfork … and when you do, you would not be blamed for assuming that Radiohead are Suing Lana Del Rey Are pushing for 100% Rudderless - That’s The Leadership In The UK Jan 12, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives As we observed yesterday, both Nature and Beer Glasses abhor vacuums … so too with leadership. Given that Nigel Farage is this country’s de facto Urine Luck Jan 11, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Ah yes … technology at its highest calling and delivering the best. A newspaper insert treated to indicate pregnancy if peed on. “Widdle here, get That’s Not A Ceiling Full Of Dollars … Jan 11, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives THAT’S A Ceiling Full Of Dollars! … with thanks to Crocodile Dundee for the inspiration. For those interested, the top photo is of a cute little File This Hobby Under ‘Too Much Time On His Hands’ Jan 10, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Apparently, his wife told him that he needed a hobby Clearly, this is obviously not the paper airplane modeling your dad showed you how to do … Oh Seriously? Jan 10, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives England And It’s Identity Jan 9, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives After Brexit, England will have to rethink its identity: … this from Robert Winder at The Guardian. Whilst this chap doesn’t exactly disagree with Tip-toeing Through The Terminology Jan 7, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Irish writer Flann O’Brien created two characters, Keats and Chapman, who popped up time and again with an insane willingness to do anything for Lost In Translation Jan 6, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap took this picture in a little town called Los Algodones - a Mexican border town about 10 minutes from Yuma - including crossing the Language - It Isn’t All Bull Jan 6, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives One of the other chaps made us aware of this little piece in the Guardian … shows how well he knows us … now filed under the cow pat in the top left No Mistletoe Needed Jan 5, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives So, lipstick on two pigs. Nope, no better-looking, even doubled-up First Puty, Then Ben … and now this ? Jan 5, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Puty’s Gonna Be Upset Jan 5, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Remember this from yesterday? Well it looks like Donny is walking out on him with Ben … The Fragility Of Modernity Jan 4, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Not this chaps words - but definitely his sentiments … We hugely underestimate the utter fragility of modernity. Many times in history, we’ve I Love Weird Stuff Like This Jan 4, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Shuffle a deck of cards and start dealing them face up one at a time into a pile, counting down from 10 as you go — that is, say “10” as you deal We Don’t Block Ads … We Block TRACKING Jan 4, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Apparently … Advertisers may soon know us better than we know ourselves. The whole article can be read here, but commensurate with one of our Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Be President Jan 4, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Well if he didn’t and we didn’t … what the hell happened? (Via … Michael Wolff’s ‘Fire and Fury’: Inside Trump’s White House) And We Wonder Why We Have Harassment Issues In Business Jan 4, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives From the second paragraph we quickly discovers a veritable contradiction in terms … Many participants don’t seem the least bit embarrassed, much Democracy At Work In America Jan 4, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Each (candidate) received 11,608 votes in the race for a Newport News-based seat in the Virginia legislature’s lower chamber. … so how do you ‘The Man’ Jan 3, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives As soon as you’re born they make you feel small By giving you no time instead of it all ’Til the pain is so big you feel nothing at all A working Dumbing down Panto Jan 3, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Tory MP Nadine Dorries thinks ‘left-wing snowflakes’ are ‘dumbing down panto’ Good Grief. As the other chap commented … there is something here Sizing Up The Opposition Jan 3, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Yes, it’s come to this. Diplomacy, reality-show-host style. In the end, and we do mean ‘The End’, isn’t the “my missile is bigger than your missile” Happy New Year Jan 1, 2018 archive.aat & from.the.archives Well it can’t be worse than last. Don’t count on it. The chaps are happy to report that we delivered some 340 posts to out readership last year. Happy New Year Jan 1, 2018 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Another Year Over And A New One Just Begun John Lennon I don’t often do this kind of post …. but 2017, well - what a year it was … and sadly 2018 Merry Christmas Dec 25, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Advent is over, and so the series draws to an end - but we thought we would share some of the ideas that did not make it … 22/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 24, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives So as we started - shall we finish. Sadly, Mueller doesn’t work as quickly as advent … but he is getting there. If you want to buy this calendar …. 21/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 20/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives More Facades Dec 22, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Redux After writing this - which was a follow on to this I have had a few comments about me ‘picking on’ American architecture. Wasn’t meant to be And The List Gets Longer Dec 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 19/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A slight break in the flow … but an important one …. When it is important, you just have to do it. This is one of those things. When the chaps Fascism and Communism Dec 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives There is an old joke …. “What is the Difference between Fascism and Communism?” “Fascism is the exploitation of man by man … Communism is the other 18/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Do You Like My Decorations? from Ross Bollinger on Vimeo 17/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives We should (have?) learn(ed?) from Douglas Adams: The major problem [of time travel] is simply one of grammar, and the main work to consult in this Change ? Dec 19, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb You Got To Be Kidding. He started 2017 with about 40% of the country with him, and ends 2017 with about 40% of the country with him. He started One Way To Get Peace and Quiet Dec 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Trump Whines Dec 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …. I know - he does all the time …. but this is Trump Wines … Read All About It 16/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Twelve Days Of Christmas 12 new indictments 11 fake news crying 10 voter hacking 9 wired convos 8 shady meetings 7 Flynn’s a-flipping 6 Optical Illusion .. And It Isn’t A Trump One Dec 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Read All About It 15/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Memories Dec 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 14/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 13/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives You had one job… 12/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 11/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Season’s Priorities! SaveSave A Typical Dialogue Dec 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that the chaps oft’ find themselves in … … and you complain about YOUR problems. This chap spotted the new Panton Color Of The Year We’re 10/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 9/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 8/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Sherlock Got A New Job At Costco Dec 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 7/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Great Expectations? You Can’t Always Get What You Want 6/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 5/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 4/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives 3/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Can one post constitute a theme? On this blog it can. Continuing in the spirit of yesterday’s theme - here’s one that Blue Peter would be proud of 2/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Sometimes simplicity is the best … may I introduce you to the ‘Irish Advent Calendar’. I particulalry like the abiity for year to year reuse, just Nickelback Concert Dec 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives No - this is not the latest Nickelback concert. Any guesses what it was? (Clue - the last 8 years were sell outs.) Let’s just say it was no more, 1/22 Ad Venting Memories Dec 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Given the chap’s penchant for the world of the Orange one - and all that surrounds him … it seemed very appropriate to open up our new ‘ad venting’ Ad Venting Dec 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The chaps often go off on ‘Adventing’ … blowing off steam if you will on the topic of ads … personal data collection, tracking and all of that fluff From Russia, with Love Nov 28, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Wishful thinking or prescience? Either way… Video credit: 1oneclone from Deutschland Some Rough Music … Nov 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Chaps, aware as we are of a long cultural heritage, were impressed to see this account of a recent protest. The organizers’ call was “Get in Speaking of Artisanal Obsession … Nov 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but not everything. There is a, er, downside to going too far. Here’s one graphic artist who might like to rethink it – if it’s not too late … too Hello Nov 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This is sent from an email account Planning Nov 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Well, that was the idea, anyway Or as a great military strategist put it: No plan of operations extends with any certainty beyond the first In Hipster Mode Nov 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives San Francisco, Brooklyn, London’s East End – where will it end Donny’s Big Day Out Nov 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives so we were delighted when this little gem wafted to us via Twitter today The hardest part of Mueller's job is deciding whether or not Trump can be Just Trying To Help Nov 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but there are those times – actually, those meetings – when, oh goodness, that’s far from enough. And with the best will in the world, we end up A Little Under The Weather Nov 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Well, yes, the Chaps have been there from time to time. is nothing private any more? We don’t recall this person being with us, but then, perhaps we Powerful Endorsement Nov 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb For People First < p style=“text-align: right;”> Read More There Are NO Other Words … Oct 17, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Sorry “To fear the world we have organized and led for three-quarters of a century, to abandon the ideals we have advanced around the globe, to Casting Aspersions Oct 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Enough Said Oct 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Are You Lost In The World Like Me? Oct 10, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Three Minutes and Fifteen Seconds Of ‘WOW’ My thanks to Adrian Gropper for the source that came to him via The Digital Collective - who are part of Sometimes Oct 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Have no fear, of course they are .. I don’t think that … districting for partisan advantage has no positive values. I would point you to, for The Second Coming Oct 6, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb < p class=“postguide”>Couldn’t Resist “Mass customization, on-demand local manufacturing, and local sustainable power are trends that suggest that Inspiration Oct 5, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Can Catch You Unawares Just spent a fascinating hour on a call with T. Rob, Bruce Simons-Morton, Britt Blaser and Louis Rawlins - key learning Tom Petty II Oct 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives But we could hardly let Berkeley Breathed’s own Bloom County tribute pass by unrecognized. Thanks Lawyers Clarifying The Velcro Situation Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … sorry the ‘hook and loop’ situation Nice hook, but still — they should stick to what they know. Boom Boom A Peaceful End To An Horrendous Day Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Someone Mention Trains … Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives that is someone who will be getting a job soon. Probably remote-bombing Syrian wedding parties — but yes Tom Petty Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap linked to this 17 months ago - commemorating the passing of Prince - it is an awesome video - and of course - lead singer — Tom. Jeff and Here We Go Again Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives There is nothing to add to what went on today … the other chap and I had a line - we decided it was too soon - maybe another time …. Meanwhile - We Wish Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives RIP John Phippen Oct 3, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb One of the victims of the Las Vegas shooting this past weekend. I didn’t know him, he looks a nice guy. He was shot while dancing with his son. So Filed Under New News Oct 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Donny The Trump Oct 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives (and to the unknown artist who we would happily have credited.) Tales of Topographic Notions (II) Sep 29, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It’s a wonderful world, then… https://giphy.com/gifs/space-earth-X6hiFJjvTDAAw .. and one appreciated by many more than just the Chaps. Well, Tales From Topographic Notions Sep 27, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives By the ‘Dean’ of Album Covers The Chaps have proudly proclaimed before their liking for the skillful graphic presentation of varying types of That’s A Sad Map Sep 25, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Distressed Communities In America Read all about it here …. key takeaways … New jobs are clustered in the economy’s best-off places, leaving one The Knowledge Sep 24, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s not just for taxis - it’s also needed for good grammar Originally published over at Taxi Leaks, this provided a chuckle this morning and Not Quite Maslow Sep 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives – but what else would you expect from the Chaps? Pip Pip! It’s so wrong - and doesn’t make sense … why would you aspire to just a cup of tea - if It’s Déjà Vu All Over Again Sep 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives As you might imagine, producing such an organ of depth and breadth as this particular publication is no mean feat. We are often never asked how we Boundary Conditions Sep 22, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb They Need To Be Understood But there is so much more. For the longest time, my sentence description for what I do is ‘translate’ Tech Speak to CITRIS and the Banatao Institute Sep 21, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Technology To Solve Society’s Problems Can’t Wait To Attend Next Week. Join telehealth industry leaders and premier telehealth researchers for a This Chap Is Confused Sep 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Can we start off with something we don’t know? Well .. did you know that there is a secret entrance to the Whitehouse I did not Yup - apparently - Filed Under Things We Know Sep 18, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … and now we are discovering the truth … not just to anyone - no .. to the super rich of Russia and Ukraine. And if you are paying attention, you The Road Not Taken Sep 15, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … and the one that is … Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down Just Because You Can… (Part 1) Sep 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives While the Chaps are always appreciative of Great Leaps Forward, they also appreciate Great Leaps Sideways, or in some cases Great Standings Still. Advertising Promises …. Sep 15, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … really! .. more like ‘really?’ Students who take this course will be: Positioned to serve as the company AR experts Qualified to teach AR to What Is Income? Sep 12, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I Think It Is Any Monies That You Receive …but actually, as we well know, this isn’t how the US Tax Code sees it. This today from Frank McPherson Careful What You Wish For Sep 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It Might Come True I wonder how many cable channels really thought that they were breaking news. I wonder if it can be put back together again It’s All About Context Sep 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … is posting some new stuff over here. (Explains why he his so lackadaisical with his duties here, but that’s altogether another thing … I will be Martin Sep 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb How could I not share? Martin from Donal Moloney on Vimeo Spare A Tear For Rupert Murdoch Sep 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives With all the tragedies and dramas going on in the world these days, this chap was concerned that one small personal tragedy was not getting its due 9 Cellos Sep 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Stunning This Is The 21st Century … Right ? Sep 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives I ask because we invented the CRT in 1897. CRT Monitors were in wide military use during the 1950s. The Plasma screen appeared in 1964. LED screens Seeing The World Sep 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Just a great story, nicely presented. Something both Chaps admire Sign Of The Times Sep 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … no not the President saving flood victims - but that people are so gullible that a site likes Snopes has to specifically fact check the story. Cause For Sadness? Sep 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …my highlights Source - Flowing Data …my concerns … we need to - teach people to tie more stuff - pay more attention in maths classes - be finding Happy (Celebrated) Labor Day! Sep 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives with thanks to Existential Comics, and “Office Space” Meanwhile on a more serious (yet related) note - even yet another, another, another chap Turn It All The Way Down To One Aug 31, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Eric Clapton interview and guitar demo 1968 from Robb Navrides on Vimeo. around 1 minute and 45 onwards … reminded him of … or is it just me And Another Eclipse Aug 31, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Seems only right that when one of the chaps takes one position on a topic that the other chap should take another position. I know - we don’t always Really Simple Syndication … Aug 30, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … It Isn’t Your Dad’s News I met someone the other day and having looked over their website, I happened to mention that the RSS feed from the Meta Aug 29, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap has previously waxed lyrical on AR Kit .. mainly here … but this one takes the cake … using Augmented Reality to design Augmented Reality What A Concept! Aug 29, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Nice Article … [gallery columns=“5” ids=“12016,12017,12018,12019,12020,12021,12022,12023,12024,12025”] … from the team at Teamrock, where Steven In The ‘Not-Donald’s-Week’ News Aug 28, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … No, it was not Trump’s week. Is it ever? What with widespread trashing of his Phoenix speech – here from Esquire, with partial transcripts … Deeper Vocabulary … Aug 27, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … or does he mean broader? I guess what I’m trying to say is, if, as Boas famously claimed, the Eskimos have dozens of words for “snow,” then in Posterity Aug 27, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s Not For Everyone We hope to achieve some kind of immortality through our work. The reality is that after we’re done creating, it’s all Three Things Aug 27, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb All From Dave Winer Sometimes he just hits it …. I know what he means - but wow - when you come to understand that most people don’t know how to Contrarian Instruction Aug 25, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb But It All Makes Sense I just published this on our new site People First. Originally I included this link as part of the article - but my editor The Madness Of King Donald Aug 24, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives I guess that’s why they pay you the big bucks Sherlock Well, yes, there is that - but then it is a bit different, specifically … President Trump’s Clipping The Eclipse Aug 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Or so this Chap heard, from someone who does not live at the base of a west-facing mountain. He understands there are, oh, oodles of photographs The Chaps Eclipse Eclipse Guides Aug 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … some even including the term “widdershins.” But this Chap at least found this among the more useful. That is, no less useful than many. One Non Violence Aug 19, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Sharing The Words Of @DSearls I was only a year old when Gandhi was shot, so I don’t remember that one; but I was involved in both the civil On A Lighter, If Scratchier, Note Aug 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives well, pension, now he thinks about it. … and one of the latest whiz-bang schemes centered around all those old grooved circular things most of us It’s Lonely At The Top Aug 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … just one example. Its lonely at the top - but apparently it can get lonelier. The lonelier the better, maybe… but there’s unlikely to be any 90 Minutes Aug 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Not yet listened to it all - but what could go wrong …. Meanwhile - they have known each other a long time … There’s That Name Again Aug 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … this 5 Minutes Ago “Steve Bannon’s next moves will be all about the billionaire Mercer family… Bob Mercer and Steve Bannon had a five hour When You Can’t Say Anything Nice Aug 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … for the mistaken impression that the Brits are always unfailingly polite and eschew indulgent pungency. The Chaps being in the nature of proper Spotted On My Amazon Account Aug 17, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Numbers Happened to pop onto Amazon today to order this … … and interesting to see how albums called after numbers featured in prior purchases. All Really? Aug 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It’s just 4 minutes long - but allow for an extra 30 for the ‘post watch nap’. Then again - why on earth they can’t provide an awesome soundtrack to Even More Perspective Aug 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … pulled some wonderful illusions from his hat recently. So This Chap thought it only fair (?) to up the ante a little. The “Art Of Trash” as an Search Aug 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … it’s amazing what come up when you do and where your mind goes. This Chap was researching for this post and found this. … and it made me think … Here’s The Odd Thing Aug 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives well a couple of things actually the other chap found it on Facebook where it seems to be doing the rounds but this chap - well - let’s say he’s not Remembering Aug 16, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb More As Seen By Others Aug 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Not the best of weekends then? Seemingly not for the world’s view of America But good for unknown non Americans? Truth … and American cats More Perspective Aug 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …. other than oxygen you mean? well yes - other than oxygen. First there was this. here’s the question - are you inside the cage looking out, or Rankings Aug 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … wrote this article. NO - not that Bill Wyman. This Bill Wyman. Anyway, the point is that he ranked all 165 PinkFloyd’s ‘songs’ - really … songs? Fifty Years Later Aug 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives November, 1967 … just after the ‘Summer of Love’ - doesn’t this little lie seem so innocent in light of the disaster that is 2017 What Drivel Aug 14, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s The Clickbait Headline I Object To The photo above shows many ‘Millenials’ swarming around a septuagenarian. Issues are not driven by age, no Credit Where Credit Is Due Aug 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … a wish if you will … that the estate of John Cage sues Samir Mezrahi for a butt-load of money. john cage, paris 1981 This is why …. hey I Conflicted Aug 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … if he should feel sorry for the residents of Presidio Terrace or just look at them, nod my head knowingly … and shrug my shoulders. Read All Some Things Might Be Forgotten Aug 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Sadly, Blanche passed away this past week at the ripe old age of 104. And she does indeed seem to have had an extraordinary life. No, this chap is Talking Of Silos Aug 10, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb This Just Published On BizCatalyst They provide rather a clever image actually - wish I had thought of / found it. Signal Intercept From Low Orbit Mo’ Trains …. Aug 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Other Chap did an excellent piece some time back about trains - and therein lies a veritable panoply of fine musical productions from a variety Ubered Aug 10, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Couldn’t Happen To A Nicer Chap Via Mike Allen and Axios : Travis Kalanick faces a lawsuit Axios business editor Dan Primack landed a monster Daddy, What’s A Page? Aug 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Anyone Else Notice This? Aug 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Or Is It Just Me? [wd_hustle id=“post-prompt”] Old News versus New News Aug 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Click here - and scroll down to ‘Probably’. And then - five weeks later, Dalrymple’s Shawn King - a fine and able man - writing for ‘The Loop’ They Are At It Again Aug 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and this chap is not sure how they are getting away with it. Reported in the Guardian - click through to see the video …. and this is one in a Musical Nuggets Aug 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … spotted a couple of interesting musical threads this morning, and so for the better good of humanity is electing to share them. Dark Side Of The Put Me In the Unreal Person Bucket Aug 7, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb We Used To Joke … … that if you are going to vote - you need to pass a test first. Maybe we modify the thinking. Let’s start with a smaller Lyft or Uber Aug 7, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Is It Seriously A Question? Crunchbase reporting this morning … SoftBank’s Son to invest in Uber…or Lyft SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son told Neil - Not So Young Aug 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Neil Young Is Launching a Huge New Online Archival Project … reports Spin Magazine. He even – rather touchingly – wrote and provided a typed (!) Media Plays Catch Up - Again Aug 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Now you have to remember that November 2016 is like Decades in ‘Trump Years’ The full 411 - and the key point … I asked if they had heard of Startup Culture Aug 3, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Well Worth A Watch The video is on the click through to Dans blog. This made me smile .. The biggest challenge of the talk was that I wrote it Which Is Funnier? Aug 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This video from BA about flying safety, delivered in conjunction with Comic Relief? Or the fact that we even have to still go through them every Mooch, We Never Knew Ye… Aug 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Goodnight, sweet @#$%^^^*@@! https://imgur.com/gallery/6oD8K I see a little silhouette-o of a man ’scuse me while I don’t kiss this guy …. his wife An Ah Ha ArKit Aug 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Remember This? Well now there’s this: Read more about it here … I always find it fascinating how people keep on saying how Apple is so far behind … See Things Differently Aug 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap is actually very taken with a discipline in art that uses context, perspective and position before it makes sense . For example in a Maps Of Your Home Will Be Sold Aug 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb But it gets worse … … because, with those maps will be all kinds of information about you, your family and how you all move in and around your Seriously - A Unicorn Tracker? Aug 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Let’s First Agree Definitions The article on CB Insights tells us that … Collectively, US unicorns are worth approximately $360B. That sentence Time Is Money Jul 31, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Thankyou Comcast … you are costing me a fortune - in both directions All Of This Would Be Easier … Jul 29, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … if I didn’t have opinions History Repeating Itself? Jul 29, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives though have to say yet another chap sent it over in case we had missed it. (Axios source.) The isolation, separation and looks says a lot. But Ubered Jul 27, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Who can explain it … … no one … there is no explanation … it is just pure unadulterated excellence. Just like its advertising. Thank-you Louis Facades Jul 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb In Business … Not Just Architecture I published this to BizCatalyst recently … the essence being that in America it seems to this Englishman that Snopes Needs Saving Jul 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Bigly It’s sad that this should happen to Snopes - but if ever there was a lesson to be had about controlling your own digital presence - this has Buried Bose Tip Jul 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb So Bringing it to the top Bose headphones are great. They ‘just work’ …or at least they did. Now they do again - but for the past couple of days The Future Of Work - Redux Jul 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Why Aren’t People Truthful? The ‘Next Big Future’ writes “The future of work is you with a computer, not you replaced by a computer.” Really? While Worrying Profiles Jul 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb These From LinkedIN A couple of choice ones I’m the one who leads the change and makes everyone realize it was the right move. I - not we Make Wonderful, Funny Jul 24, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and worth 4 minutes of your time. via The Loop Oh - and talking of the iPhone … also from the Loop … it isn’t just Michel Gondry shooting movies For Better And Worse Jul 23, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s A Particle And A Wave It’s a little deep for the weekend, but what the hell.. I read this today … and to quote Dave; I’d like to have a The Road Trip Jul 23, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb No - Not The Movie I am a big fan of John Steinbeck - along with John Fowles, John Irving, John LeCarre … you get the drift. But for now let’s I Didn’t Realize It Jul 23, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb But These Are The Lead Images From My Last 6 Posts Maybe I need to get some more color into my life Death Cab For Cutie Jul 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Strolling through the album collection this evening and have spent a fair amount of time with The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band, I mean why wouldn’t you. Using A Pole To Get Ahead Jul 23, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb And I’m Not Talking About Pole Vaulting This article was first published on BizCatalyst360 here, in answer to an article that a fellow contributor Apple Pay Jul 23, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s Simple Isn’t It? You are in a grocery store and while your goods are being checked out by the cashier, you ‘wave’ your phone at the terminal Trumpian Communications Jul 22, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Talking From Both Sides Of His Mouth It’s not just Trump …. Jacob Siegal - who knows nothing more about the new Apple phone than everybody else has Dear Manton and Brent Jul 22, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb What Great Names … but that’s not what prompted this post - that was this (cough … a few years ago … I’m just catching up on some background Sometimes You Forget Jul 21, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb and it is good to be reminded … … how good Clean My Mac is. Speed Up EMail it says .. and tucked away to the side we see “Various mailbox Excuse Me, While I Kiss This Guy Jul 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Jimi HENDRIX; performing live onstage (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns) … from even yet another chap that is not the same as this other chap - nor Seriously, We Are Doomed … Jul 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Public Policy Polling has a new poll out that - well - read for yourself. Only 45% of Trump voters think Donald Trump Jr. met with Russians last CustomerTech For Tech People Jul 19, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Edge Cases Are Real I just had to switch servers, one that has a lot of parked domains. That meant going to three different registrars (I know I Culture Is A Club Jul 19, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Boy George Knew That 34 Years Ago Culture Is A Club : Gaping Void writing about it today. Culture Is A Club : Boy George singing with them then Customer Service Redux Jul 19, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s An Epidemic I wrote about my recent experiences with Comcast last week. Turns out, that as I was engaging with Comcast, Doc Searls was WOW Jul 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives and did you know that ‘Owen Wilson’ is an anagram of ‘Wow Neilson’ The ‘Brothers’ Lee Jul 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Alvin, Albert and Arthur … in reverse order Well What Happened There Then Jul 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Remember This? Fake News Apparently … Read On! The Chaps responsible for the distribution of fake news. Quel chagrin. Have to say, this Chap is also Words To Live By Jul 17, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I’m Trying There is no difficulty that enough love will not conquer; No disease that enough love will not heal; No door that enough love will not Did Verizon Get Hacked? Jul 17, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Or did they sell their customer’s phone numbers? Or maybe the completion of the Yahoo acquisition has triggered something? Whatever it is - until Lovely Jul 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Many People Have Second Jobs Jul 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It’s a podcast thingy - and an excellent one at that - delivered by the QI team. Here’s what this chap learned … U2’s producer sells CDs in KFCs In Fake Or Unbelievable Jul 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives From the amazing Jessica Hagy It Isn’t Normal Jul 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives What with ‘concrete grooving’, ‘goat building’ and ‘supping’ … ‘normal’ service will be resumed as soon as possible. Proof, if proof is needed, that My Funny Bone Was Attacked Jul 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It was in response to a dialogue that a few of us had had and consisted of a single line … Planning to have some further thoughts across the coming It’s Net Neutrality Day Jul 12, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Make Sure Everyone Knows Curiously, some of the people I think SHOULD be supportive of Net Neutrality are not … Just Amongst The Dave’s Here’s Dave Contrasting Thoughts Jul 12, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Are We Wu or Wei? I just published this. It must be a day of conflicting ideas … this one revealed two alternative views as to why Net Neutrality Customer Service Jul 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb What Makes It Great? … I would argue that none of those words actually hits it.I think the word is ‘process’. And if you want a phrase … Roger Jul 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb He’s Still Got It I know this has been out for a while - but - well it is a long story. Suffice to say, been spinning it for a couple of days now. More Attention to Detail Jul 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb This Time It’s Bugs This post from Dave Winer makes for a fascinating read - and allows you to get your inner geek on … two extracts … But my code Does Comcast Have A Suggestion Box? Jul 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Just in case they do … … here are two thoughts for them (Image By Conrad Baker ) More Proactivity with keeping customers happy when things go A Different Kind Of Company … Jul 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Or A Peek Into The Future? Interesting read … and I for one doff my cap to anyone that can achieve this. Massive kudos. In the reading, I Archived Things Jul 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives When the chaps started all this, we had a few friends and family who watched, read, responded and we experiemnted with a mailing list. Once we knew ‘Our’ ‘Great’ ‘Leader’ Jul 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives I mean we kinda know it already … but when you see the photographs - it does ram it home. The ‘G19’ Assembling For The Climate Accord Photo Shoot How Lowe Can You Go Jul 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Even yet another chap who just read this mentioned that it reminded him of this… Surely inspired by “How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a Forrester Clickbait Jul 7, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Why Would Forrester’s CEO Do This? Here’s the link - don’t bother with the click through. It opens … It needs the company’s AI software Watson in A Pedantic SOB Jul 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … or just a chap trying to get things right. This is the question for the day. This Chap Was Happy To Publish .. this on one of his other sites. Attention To Detail Jul 7, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It Isn’t Hard Sad to see Soundcloud laying off 173 people. To remind, that is about 40% of their workforce. But that is not what this post is What Does It Mean To Be A Fan Jul 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A picture from an old Pink Floyd concert - entitled ‘Pink’ Entitled … I see what you did there! The Response, Just Below It: “Which one?” The Life, Liberty and The Pursuit of Happiness Jul 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Chaps contribution to this years July 4th Thinking .. to have an email pop across the transom this morning. Much like the other chap, he’s not Platforms And Tesla Jul 4, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Both topics dear to my heart My thanks to my friend Louis for sharing this link … which is called ‘Why Tesla Is Worth More Than GM’. It mentions Sometimes You Wonder Jul 4, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I Write This Blog For Fun When my friend wrote to me - the picture above was the header on the site. Just making sure there is no confusion:-) Spotted - So Sharing (6) Jul 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap continues to be amazed by what you find out there … and he is not easily amazed. Creationist Ken Ham blames atheists and ‘fake news’ for Dear Students - What You Post Can Wreck Your Career Jul 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap happens to write occasionally for these chaps - and through the interwebs today came a fluttering an article entitled … Dear Students - tonal-child Jul 3, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Man versus Bus … Man Wins Jul 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A man was hit by bus as he crossed a road - but then dusted himself down and walked into pub … you have to click through and watch the video … good The Thing Is … Things Are A Thing Jul 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The route to arrive at the name of this publication was long and tortured - and in some ways driven by URL availability … you can tell that when you tonal Jul 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb /* You can add your own CSS here. Click the help icon above to learn more. */ .button-block { background: #831234; } .menu-block { background: I Don’t Speak French Jul 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb But understood every part of this movie Shot entirely on iPhone, Directed by Michel Gondry - he who directed ‘Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind’ Steven Wilson Takes A Detour … Jul 1, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … or does he? This little ditty from his next album was released this week … … and the usual armchair critics are already weighing in - as I type, Gotham Gal Jul 1, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb If you don’t follow Gotham Gal … you should. If you do - making sure that you pick up on these three links all from June. She was obviously on a Some Things Take Time Jul 1, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb No - Not This This I wrote this just over 4 years ago and talked about Apple moving to becoming a direct service provider. And here we are 4 years You CANNOT Make This Stuff Up Jul 1, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Bar Code on Donald Trump’s Fake Time Cover Goes to Karaoke Software, Bootleg Kraftwerk Vinyl Answering The Wrong Question Jun 30, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Argument over argument over argument … this just a selection from the past few days. Techpinions - iPad Pro: You do You! Josh Topolsky - ‘Inferior The Chord Turned Upside Down Jun 30, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives No, not Aussie music, not that there’s anything wrong with the convict heritage… This Chap is actually very partial to Midnight Oil, in particular… Fiction Meets Reality Jun 30, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb But Unlike Reality - Speaks Truth I have shared this one before - opening scene to The Newsroom. … no need to watch it if you have seen it before. Spotted - So Sharing (5) Jun 29, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Eight ‘snippets of snark’ … and every single one is Trump related, so depending on your personal predilection read on - or move on. … you know we Justifiable Listening Jun 28, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This chap has been doing some binge watching recently. Just finished the first series of a show called Justified. I know. I know. So I am behind, The Duckworth Method Jun 28, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Must say, this chap is not much of a man for cricket … but he does know his Duckworth Lewis Method. Which is strange really - unless you know of Spotted So Sharing (4) Jun 28, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … it’s amazing how many things pop up and makes you think … whaaaaat? Who knows what problems exist in the world that we don’t even consider. Well, As Smart As A Banyan Tree Jun 27, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … if you will pardon the pun. Banyan Tree - Lahaina. Maui - Planted in 1873 - to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the first As Smart As A Queen Jun 27, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives I see what you did there … As our friends at Bored Panda pointed out … Queen Elizabeth II raised eyebrows by ditching the traditional regal attire Tears To My Eyes … Jun 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives No. I am being serious. Who would have thought it. Not so much from the performance, though I have to say it is rather good - but the reaction from Move Over Canva, Visme Has Arrived Jun 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb A Story Of Success If you have been looking around wondering how to create your own sexy images and infographics for your blog and social media This Is News? Jun 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb How Distressing Read All About It Wheels Within Wheels Jun 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This Chap happened to catch This Video yesterday .. … as you do and I still don’t get the beard - but heh - if it works for Dave - this chap is The Gig Economy Jun 25, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb As observed by The Onion. Lyft - to show that I don’t always have to pick on Uber! Pro - amongst others … Fairly efficient way to compartmentalize Pooling Our Money Jun 25, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s Another Word For Tax Dave Winer: In the US we always try to make everything fit into a market. But some things resist that treatment. For Work-Life Balance Jun 24, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It’s The Wrong Way To Look At It I read this in the UK’s Independent newspaper yesterday. The 44 year-old tech billionaire, actively involved in Twitter Idea Jun 23, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in this illustration picture taken in Warsaw Trump Replays King Lear – Redux Jun 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Tom Tomorrow came up with this “Honest Trailer” version of Trump’s televised Cabinet meeting. (Which, as we commented before, is already an eerie Spotted - So Sharing (3) Jun 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Who knew how much you all were missing out on before we kicked off this new category of posts … basically a collection of ‘Many More Things’. GOP Meanwhile, At Grenfell Tower Jun 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and finds someone out of place. Now some of you might think that you saw this a couple of days ago - and indeed you did - it is not your Mashing Up The Mashups Jun 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … indeed, they are rather fond of them. But the term, as we understand it, typically refers to examples, even exemplifiers, of the same medium being Spotted - So Sharing (2) Jun 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … you know how it is . You see stuff, you think ‘golly’ - now that IS interesting - I haven’t got much time to write a lot about it - BUT - our Personality Crises Jun 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A Canadian student group apologized for playing “Walk On The Wild Side” at a campus event. Apparently Reed’s description of the evolution of some of Nice … Jun 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and well worth a watch … What About People? Jun 19, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Spotted this in my feeds today … You can find the original here - along with the associated article by ‘Chief Martech’ Scott Brinker. Anyone spot Spotted - So Sharing (1) Jun 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … you know how it is . You see stuff, you think ‘golly’ - now that IS interesting - I haven’t got much time to write a lot about it - BUT - our Two Hundred Jun 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives for our American readers, that’s an English reference that the chaps can explain if there is interest. Meanwhile - back to the plot. that is how The Cynefin Framework Jun 18, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Wow. Really. Really. Interesting I Didn’t Know That … Jun 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives In the UK “trump” has been another word for “an especially loud fart” since the early 15th century, with the first known documented instance Sprinklers? We Got Towels! Jun 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives And just because we don’t live there doesn’t mean we don’t care. The 24-story now-burned Grenfell Tower in West London had a recent facelift. Not, True Fiction, Or Fictional Truth? Jun 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Or, ‘The Selective Shaksper’ … or ‘Billy Wagglestick’ as my English class had it .. … but there’s a suspicion at this end that if POTUS45 and Co So THIS is a Bit of An Experiment Jun 15, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Apparently by writing this post - now that I have WebMention installed, this post will also appear as a comment here … Experimentation Jun 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … is the essence. Said it before - here - and here - now saying it again. Here. But this one is a bit different. Let’s see what it looks like in the The Challenge Of People First Jun 14, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Reality Jun 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Somewhere back there in some earlier post - or in the drafts section that you cannot read - lies a short discussion about fictional characters. Zappa Does Floyd Jun 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … has a friend - no, no … it’s true. Now the friend isn’t ‘a chap’ per se - that’s an altogether different category - but this chap can absolutely Bozoma Saint John Jun 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives you might not have heard of her - but until a week ago she was one of Apple’s shining stars - actually head of global and consumer marketing for We Just Want To Do Something We Love Jun 12, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Sally Thornton : Forshay : 2015 Stowe Boyd posted this today referencing and quoting a wikipedia article talking about Ikigai first published Truth From Gaping Void Jun 12, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Posterity Publication Jun 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Just for the record, when the below refers to “the other Chap,” that’s some other other chap. Not this other Chap. The Chaps usually meet in public F’get About It. We Have It Covered. Jun 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Guardian - Chris Riddell 29th Jan, 2016 The Guardian’s diplomatic editor Patrick Wintour has reported that the US president told Theresa May in a All Our Yesterdays Jun 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … trust me they aren’t as good - or innocent - as we think. It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. Tom Robbins - Still Life with The Open Web Jun 10, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … and Why I Can’t Support Facebook There is a lot written about the open web versus the closed - and how most people can’t tell the difference. An Let’s Look Back, But Not In Anger! Jun 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Chaps are readying themselves for a bit of a transition. But we hope you won’t notice. Anyway, in anticipation, this chap has been looking At Last, The Truth Jun 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …a rational, albeit unintentional, upside to the POTUS 45 farce. So that’s that, then World War Three Jun 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives via the inimitable Indexed by Jessica Hagy SaveSave I Feel Sorry For Wisconsin … Jun 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives and Georgia actually. Wisconsin? Well take a look at the map. But Georgia? Turns out that Google are highlighting the fact that they can’t spell Nothing To See Here … Jun 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives move along now. … this ‘billy do’ he spotted here. What other proof does one need that there is something happening to the global climate. Now - Musical Interlude Time … Jun 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Remember when the chaps brought Harry Styles to your attention - and commented how his new stuff seemed - oh - i don’t know - different to his old Still Thinking About Paris Jun 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives When US businesses are speaking out en masse in favor of the Paris Agreement, on business grounds, and the head of the EPA is agin it – well, Freedom’s Just Another Word … Jun 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but first things first. Did you ever think how real, how prophetic all of this was 50 years ago .. and I definitely wanted to make sure you saw Massaging The Data Jun 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives And that worthy cause would be? Well, making fun of Florida of course, like the graphic says. Graphics don’t lie… Proud Jun 1, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives PROUD … to be a long time fan, supporter and promoter of Apple, for the past 15 years … and counting. Maybe a post on how that came to be would be Oh Yeah - He Did That May 31, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Listening to Kushner, Trump, Flynn et al over the past few months - and then again today, well - this chap was rather reminded of this exchange from Spot of Banter, Old Chap? May 31, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … he was handed a two-page list of acronyms and the like. And it suddenly hit him that there, as with (perhaps) many professions, entire Way Ahead May 31, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and if you are not - maybe you should at least plan to be. Instead of tending towards a vast Alexandrian library the world will become a Expense - All Relative May 30, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives As you read the news and ogle at the oligarchs with seemingly far too much money to burn - consider this. Time was when everyone thought that the Patented Pizza Box May 30, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … whilst on the topic of Apple Spin Offs … Pizza Boxes. Anyone? Apparently - the pizza box was patented 7 years ago. This chap must really pay Now I’m Not Comparing … May 29, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … happened to come across what ‘The Leader of The Free World’ wrote in The guest book of The Holocaust Survivor’s Museum in Israel back in 2008. And Mashups Without Potato May 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and of course - just because you can - does not mean you should. #FAIL Prez & Co Meet Pope & Co May 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Oh, come on – a little English fairness here, please. You make them look like something from some minor horror movie. Can’t you at least make them Being English May 24, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This Chap Recognised The Humor … but suggests that the cartoonist is in fact not fully steeped in The old ‘Lingua Anglais’ …. otherwise they would Captain Metaphysics Meets Zeno May 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and wanted to share this little gem Fifty Years May 21, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb A Lot Can Happen I was delighted to guest on Randall Rospond’s Manao Radio Show yesterday. Fun as always. Thought I would share the interview with Recorded 50 Years Ago Today May 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Participated in a radio show yesterday, where he was thinking about The Summer of Love, Sergeant Pepper’s and Piper at the Gates Of Dawn. They are The Record Company May 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … as you do. These chaps suddenly appeared on screen - and through the speakers. Suffice to say - had to share What Jobs Do You Want Back? May 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Robert DeNiro’s recent speech, reported on here in the Guardian … included the observation that Charlie Chaplin would not be allowed into the US Obsessed, Slight Aside … May 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The note that went viral at an Oxfam shop in Swansea. Photograph: Wales News Service … Dan Brown’s, er, epic story (?) is now the least desirable Trains … Not Really Obsessed May 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives that no post linking Trains to music is complete without this offering … (featuring the ‘epic string break’) That said - this chap also felt 1) Obsessed, Part II: Trains May 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives In Part I, Graham picked up a scent of obsessions in rock music and got on the trail… It started with words, but he stumbled over something bigger. Obsessed Part I: Words May 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … or ‘heads?’ Not just any old image of ‘Talking Heads’ - but an image that was originally developed for the band - and then rejected. Too obvious There’s A Word For It… May 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Words don’t mean a thing… … continued Talking Heads, in “Give Me Back My Name.” who .. i ask you … who? could have guessed that. This popped into Iron Shirts May 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives like this? … by how many of the techniques described in this short educational video that he knew already - and in fact at one time in his life, Having ‘The Talk’ May 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Fortunately, quantum computing can be explained simply You Didn’t See It Here First … May 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … probably, since it went up a day ago and has already garnered over 3.5 million views …. … well sometimes. It’s an excellent way to spend twenty Ah HA! A New Take On Take On Me May 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Remember when us chaps were rapping on how a different cut can totally change your view of a movie. Click through … the other chap extended this Follow The Money May 10, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Oracle and Cisco side with the ‘stop net neutrality team’ … quelle surprise! Supporting an overhaul of net neutrality is less about taking a Net Neutrality May 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Oracle and Cisco side with the ‘stop net neutrality team’ … quelle surprise! Supporting an overhaul of net neutrality is less about taking a United, They Stand – Still… May 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …as the epitome of corporate arrogance, disregard of any idea of customer service, and understanding of “optics.” Sure, they’re trying hard to Whitehouse Listed On AirBNB May 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … the residence is rarely occupied, so why not? Indeed. Afterall, it would be one of the less egregious things he’s done From the estimable Juxtaposition In Your Stream May 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives So did the last Dr. Who. Could they perhaps be related? If we have the next Dr. Who coming - how can there have been a ‘last’ Doctor Who? Or is that Because Every Child Knows … May 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that you do need to follow some rules. BUT - isn’t it cool when you actually get to break them? … following a couple of themes we have running in Socrates Redux – Redux May 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …The devoted reader will of course remember how Graham’s long fret ahem, extensive and informed meditation on the implications of human-machine It’s For Sale In A Local Store May 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives That’s why I like where I live, and makes me now want to go out and buy a dog Do You Feel Like We Do? May 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives no - not the song … … it’s a real question. Now I can’t possibly list all of the lies, fucks ups, reversals, conflicts of interest and I Do Like A Good Romantic Comedy May 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Chaps do enjoy looking at things a little differently, which is why this chap though he should share this particular take on The Silence of the Docusign Phishing May 4, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb One day after the Google docs phishing expedition - I received this email. Exactly the same modus operandi … this time with Docusign. Be careful It’s Alive – Bliar Redux… May 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives “That is not dead that can eternal lie.” H.P. Lovecraft, The Nameless City Something In The Water? May 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …. or maybe it’s just the 50th Anniversary of The Summer of Love? … the other chap posted this. Which garners inspiration from a certain Beatles Another Direction For Harry? May 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives You? Listen? … john was listening to a Rolling Stone podcast last week with Cameron Crowe talking about Harry Styles. Very good BTW. So I thought I Touché to the Cliché (sic) May 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives “Our search for a successor will focus on finding a digital-first, disruptive and innovative leader who can build on Dana’s legacy and mobilise There Are Just No Words May 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … to explain some of the stuff we unearth. But unearth we do - and share we must. … you will have noticed that this chap is delivering posts today Still No Words …. May 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives No - not the sexual predator that just got fired from Phaux news. Nor indeed the esteemed book publisher. No. No - the Auto Parts people … Did you Socrates Redux May 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … sometimes these dialogues live on beyond the publication date, even when there are just two chaps chatting. That is why the chaps are trying to Playing Around May 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and it is rather good …. but it reminded him of this one … which I he thinks is rather better - and demonstrates a stunning range that this chap How we are Programmed Apr 29, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Every time we went to the supermarket, my mom would give me a quarter to play Pac Man. As a good socialist kid, I thought the goal of the game was Augmenting The AirPods … Apr 25, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … adding the bottom end Meta Apr 25, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … never met a meta that he couldn’t meet half way. So let’s try this on for size. Turns out a few more people are reading these offerings? rants? No Point, That’s The Point Apr 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that he would assuage Graham’s evident fears of sinister machines by demonstrating others simply quaint in their pointlessness. This one mainly Jonesing towards Bethlehem? Apr 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … before we get going, this chap would like to point out the possibility that though our readers might have heard of Alex Jones and Infowars, they Socratic Angst Apr 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … well, not Socrates exactly. But it starts with him. Unexamined is one thing, but what if the exam already took place without our knowledge? This Little Known Religious Figures #5 Apr 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John remarks … that whenever he sees ‘Schrodinger’, he often reads Schroeder Graham responds … (because that is what us chaps do) go on … well - you Where Art Meets Science Apr 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives And the chaps would like to congratulate Mr. Kris Marshall - who will be playing the 13th incarnation of ‘the other’ doctor. .. the “Other Doctor” – The Choler of Politics Apr 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … especially combined with sharp observation, as regular readers may have noticed. So we could not resist this recent restaurant review. Equally, we Bridge - Railway - Abandoned - Japan Apr 15, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb via Favrify Happy Birthday Ian Apr 13, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Had he not died, he would have been 60 years old today (April 13th). Taken away from his wife Ruth, his children and friends waaaay too early. The Adventures In Brand Suicide Apr 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … to see what some people think is good for their brand. PEPSI: Oh God, this is the worst corporate PR disaster ever. UNITED: Hold my beer… “What You Know You Are In Trouble … Apr 11, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … when you need to spend millions to protect the Secretary of Education! Touched on this topic before ….. But seriously … Of all the controversial The Chaps’ Challenge Apr 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The chaps are well aware that the posts are attempting to be a dialogue. Heh - I used the word ‘attempt’ - we know we aren’t there yet … but still - Ouch Apr 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Food. We all eat it. In fact - we all need it …. but strangely enough, the chaps haven’t wandered this way in their deliberations. ’appen. Does Flying The Friendly Skies Apr 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives So long, United, and thanks for all the memes. John says … you see how clever the other chap is in playing off this chap’s position …. in case Stunning Apr 9, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb … always one of my favorites - and yesterday I was listening to Moroccan Spirit’s ‘Moroccan Soul’ … and was reminded of it. So sharing. It’s what Spend Your Life Doing Something You Love Apr 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I was born in ’67 The year of Sgt. Pepper And are you experienced … no, not me. That would be Steven Wilson. Those lyrics are extracted from the Not Here … Over There … Apr 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives After this post that the other chap initiated, we got to talking about another post that we could - and should be writing - but still haven’t. But History That We Sometimes Forget Apr 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I had time on my hands recently and found myself in The Marin Civic Center. It had been a few years since I was there, but was good to catch up. You Strategy Maps Apr 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb A Perfect Guide To Help You Navigate Modern Business I have followed Simon Wardley for a while now - and have to say - it is tough to get into the The River No Longer Runs Through It Apr 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb In October of Last Year I wrote : For a while now, I have been building a parallel set of thoughts which now has a permanent home here. It is a set Shocking … But True … Part 2 Apr 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John says … Finally - I mean part one was four days ago … and in case you missed Part 1, it is here. Can’t rush literary craftsmanship. Well, Careful When You Complain Apr 5, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but left this chap to comment. So comment, this chap will. It being, of course, often tricky to persuade the Other Chap to comment… But first, a Shocking… But True … Part 1 Apr 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John … I mean - who else? ahem …. what is ‘truth’ #justsayin …that it’s been more than 50 years since Stanley Milgram’s famous, or notorious, advanced-twenty-seventeen-child Apr 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Keeping It In The Family Apr 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … it isn’t really a cartoon. Then again, this chap is not so convinced that these chaps are so concerned about definitions, that they wouldn’t want Metal Life Apr 1, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives From - who else - Metal Life On The Cover, Part 1 : Thesis Mar 30, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John: was ‘fret’ an intentional pun? … about matters perhaps best left to the other chap, but still, Graham stumbled across a thesis about books On The Cover, Part 2: Antithesis Mar 30, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John: Graham goes on …. … literally. John: He’s like that! … BTW - If you missed Part One - that is here. Soul, lots of brass, and tight English Mar 28, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … it might catch on. Tried for some extra English the other day. But lost the pool game anyway. boom boom great movie Discovering Lost Music … And More Mar 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It usually falls to the Other Chap to wax lyrical about the musical arts, but as this is not much about lyrics and is a long way from traditional The Persistence Of Memory Mar 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and the Opposite Of Truth … Salvador Dali’s "“The Persistence Of Memory” No, really – and actually, he remembers lots of times. John says … So Worried About Water Mar 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that xkcd, witty though it is, has some strange wiring into the Zeitgeist. xkcd #1561: Water Phase Diagram Which is all well and good, most Posthumous 2017 Darwin Award Mar 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … well a contender at the very least. Click on through if you don’t know of the Darwin Awards. … idiocy, inadequacy of knowledge, stupidity, Gin And Tonic Pancakes Mar 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … apparently, they are a thing. Well … kind of. This Chap stumbled into this particular link over the weekend … and, he has to admit that he was Financing The Wall Mar 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Droning On … Mar 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives but we’re talking of a different kind of drone. One that is your constant companion. I am of course talking about The Hexo+. I mean - who isn’t Smart Devices? Absolutely … Mar 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but you need to think outside of the box. … about a podcast by Mike Pesca last week. Sorry - I can’t recall which one, but as I have said before - In Our Defense Mar 16, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Raymond Hitchcock: Lovers in the Poppyfields (1955) … and it seemed like fun at the time. However, the lady had patterns (!). Her creativity (lost-) Want Power? Try Powr. Mar 15, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I run a number of domains, both for friends and myself. In my own suite, I have Beyond Bridges, which is this site - my prime business site and On The Virtues Of Self-Reliance Mar 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Maths - There Should Be More Of Them Mar 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … in the US, one studies Math, whilst in the UK, one studies Maths. Now, not to be pernicity, but I do think the English have it since it is clear If You Think Alexa Is Worrying … Mar 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Some considerable number of years ago, this chap…devised a direct-mail fundraiser for an AIDS-assistance charity that was, unusually, profitable on Yee-hawww! Mar 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Which got this chap to wondering about … … Nicola Sturgeon’s announcment today, where she has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second Mind Over Matter Mar 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It is clear that the human mind is degenerating. Not a specific mind, mind you. No, just minds in general. … through this case in point. It was Enter, Stage Right Mar 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Our hero enters from the right, and we know something, even if we do not know it. We suspect something bad is about to happen – – or perhaps we Listening … Mar 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives One of our favorite comic strips came up with this yesterday: .. and then J Gregory Turnbull added this variant There Are Laws You Know … Mar 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but there are some new ones like Dijkstra’s Prescription for Programming Inertia: If you don’t know what your program is supposed to do, you’d Joan Baez Rocks Maui Mar 8, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb This article, written by Rick Chatenever, was first published on the Maui News. Read it in full here. Wearing a black T-shirt with the label Age. They Say It Is Relative. Mar 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … they had me at … PewDiePie has over 54 million YouTube subscribers and made about $15 million in 2016. … so this chap is now considering a Experimentation Mar 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … is the essence. Don’t you think? Trialing stuff. Playing around. Having a gander. Letting the dog see the rabbit. Having a Shoof(t)ee. The Time To Move? Mar 7, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … possibly - but not for the reasons you might think. Then again, both of us chaps are well over qualified for libation consumption anywhere in the Meat and Right Mar 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … or a Tyke (aye, it wor’ a while ago), meat were properly cooked, ’appen. (The reader will no doubt aim off for the accent, at this stage.) Even at Whose Hand On The Tiller? Mar 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Image by Too Soon, https://www.facebook.com/toosoonish/ So, it’s not Rex Tiller’s son And Another Thing About AWS … Mar 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and their outage. In case you haven’t noticed already, this is what the internet looked like for a while this past week. Well, there wasn’t The Turing Test Mar 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The chaps have touched on this topic a lot recently. The cartoon says it all. Our thanks to yet another chap who provided the image. He wasn’t sure Tommy Gun - No Relation To Peter Gunn Mar 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … we Chaps seem to do a lot of that … how funny it is that things come along together in funny little coincidental packages. You know - - you have Sure Ain’t Duelling Banjos … Mar 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives “Humans usually cool down after a few days, but the bots might continue for years,” said a researcher. Some conflicts only ended when one or other All Grown Up Before You Know It Mar 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives One of us chaps wrote about Alexa and the Amazon peeps back in January of this year. … Amazon now believes that Alexa is covered by free speech. Truth About Serum Mar 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives “After a 12-year interruption in executions, Arkansas plans an exceptional rush in late April, putting eight men to death over 10 days.” What’s the Choose the Right Leaders or the Wrong Ones will Choose You Mar 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The subject(s) of torture and human rights sprang into our focus of attention this week. It would be easy for us Chaps to be smug about Gitmo and Call Center Efficiencies Mar 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb True Story … That moment when you dial a number - and are left hanging on the phone for 11 minutes and 25 seconds … and just as you get excited, Gun Culture Mar 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives It’s a new world. And in that new world we learn that there is a new kind of gun culture emerging … … but it is there and the world of ‘The Gun’ is Jamie Gallo Rocks It Mar 2, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb A little surprise popped into my inbox this morning from good Maui friend and musician - Jamie Gallo, writing … It’s Raining here on Maui and all Is Retail Doomed - Like Apple? Mar 1, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb This article makes for an interesting read. David absolutely knows what he is talking about - and I am absolutely no retail pro - just an observer Humanity 2.0 Feb 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This ‘billy-do’ popped into the old inbox today, and having just read it, have to say, this Chap is all out of plusses … For a while now, he has How Long Does Uber Have ? Feb 26, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Uber CEO Travis Kalanick attends the summer World Economic Forum in Tianjin, China, June 26, 2016. REUTERS/Shu Zhang - RTX2I8Y7 I have just Been Here, Done This Presidency … Feb 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A charismatic, thin-skinned, hot-tempered, buffoonish leader. A coterie of wild-eyed zealots and pulchritudinous women, devoted and available to the Is It Actually Possible To Be Allergic To Exercise? Feb 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Turns out it is. … that there is truth in what he has always believed about himself. In the end, yes, a person can be allergic to exercise. But as Reverse Engineering A Cocktail Feb 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives You get home from work, open up the drinks cabinet and review your extensive supply of opened bottles of hooch, sitting along-side questionable Not All Pipelines Are Created Equal Feb 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … the debate around the Dakota pipeline. Have to say he has his opinions, but he is certainly far from qualified and absolutely nobody should pay The Art Of The Possible … Feb 23, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … did you know that there were so many books called ‘The Art of The Possible’. … moreover, none of them is the book that he thought he was thinking US Chaps From The UK In The US Feb 22, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … after returning from a recent trip to the UK and just as the other chap was setting off on his own particular international sojourn. While on his One Of The Other Bertrands Feb 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. The Second Coming, W.B. Yeats, 1919 Bertrand Feb 21, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Philosopher The Musician The Wine Maker … to name but three. But none of these had a paradox. Well - at least not a paradox called Bertrand’s Border Wall Feb 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that he just had to add this one. He had seen the meme floating around - but the specific cartoon provided courtesy of ‘Yet Another Chap’. As he We’re Doomed Feb 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives I think Dad’s Army might have had the edge on Trump’s Army … Read this if you want to know why. … if you are a regular reader … I think you might Chaps Feb 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … two Chaps, three Chaps … but Half a Chap? … better than no Chap at all Donald Trump Is Following ‘And Another Thing’ … Feb 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that can be the only explanation for this … taken from today’s Press Conference. .. his language is clearly being influenced Gorgeous. Quite Simply Gorgeous. Feb 16, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Not just this track. But the whole album. Then between 13 and 17 I’d dreamed of all the things I’d be and how I’d see you all from high on a And Another Thing … Feb 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … when we first launched this online dialogue and discussion magazine waaaaay back in December of last year … what nearly two months ago now, this Cruella de Vil Feb 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives She isn’t the wicked witch of the East. … Even with this? … and stands corrected We Will Not Be Questioned Feb 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …tying together one of his favorite cartoons from the past three weeks with a little … did I say ‘little’? - bit of reality. The end result of Further musings on AI, programming and music Feb 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … about AI and programmed music, as previously discussed by us chaps, and the differences, and some subtle gradations. Yes, some machine-generated Changing The Pace Feb 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … a big follower of all good music. Even running a twitter account devoted to Just Good Music … though admittedly it does tend to get a little No Additional Words Necessary Feb 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives CSS Styling Experiments - Just Ignore Me Feb 12, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Just playing around - as you do with some text and stuff. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Pellentesque magna eros, viverra Now THAT’s AI Feb 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John read this morning … … that some wag has developed a robot to complete the ‘I am not a robot’ captcha that some sites seem to enjoy putting Tributes Feb 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … are not exactly flooding in just yet, but then we are in early days, and not really pushing the site out too hard for the moment … BUT. The chaps Would Be Funny If It Wasn’t True Feb 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Extracted? Borrowed? Plagiarised? From The Economist. “Plagiarised”? Surely, “Ripped From The Headlines”? Well, it worked for “Law and Order.” … to Gizza job, he said… Feb 10, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …be careful what you wish for… …It has become apparent, say those close to the president, most of whom requested anonymity to describe the inner Today’s Disrespectful Cartoon Feb 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Enough’s Enough Feb 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Seriously! … this, and felt rather more than a little annoyed. Having been a consumer of the beer beverage for many a year, an early member of America, Land of the Free. Home of the Brave? Feb 9, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb The second post today from a friend … this one from Michael Suderman. At what point did we become such cowards? Over 200 years ago this country was ’Appen* It’s Another Thing Feb 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives As a couple of Tykes, we’re reet proud, aye, and allus up for summat about t’North, like. (Translation: Coming as we do from Yorkshire, we’re very The Presidential Decree Formalizes Islamophobia Feb 9, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb Republishing this today, the original in Greek - can be found here, It arrived via my friend David Fenton, who has known Stathis for more years With Apologies For The Retro Blogging Style .. Feb 9, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … but when one finds even the local evening paper in York (that’s England) … making fun of ‘the special relationship’ … you kind of know we’re onto Dragging it out Feb 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … this odd contrast in the empowering and disempowering effects of cross-dressing. This fascinating little documentary shows the progression of a Selective Reality Used To Be Less Worrying Feb 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Which includes near-reality, too. And not the fun kind, either. It all stems, at least in this version, from this article in the New Yorker, Welcome To The Trump-Tanic! Feb 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … in the China Daily Towards a More Manageable Dystopia Feb 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives “I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness.” … Allen Ginsberg, ‘Howl’ .. an odd phenomenon. That is, the urge to create fictional Douglas Adams Contributes … Feb 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … we are still thinking this through, but have an idea to drop great quotes on top of our header images, branded with our logo … and see how far it George Orwell Nails It Feb 4, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A Dearth, Or A Plethora? Feb 3, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … both on and by an undertaking we chaps gave ourselves, and later reaffirmed, that this small missive would aspire to be lighter, more cultural, Petty Images … Feb 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … seriously? … and then he thought ‘Sure, why not’. Makes sense. Hence this, and we will continue to capture more and append for posterity. the An Immigrant Story Feb 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Perhaps it’s coincidence. Perhaps it really just is a good story. But briefly, we put aside our reservations about the nature of – whatever it is Why Trump Will Ultimately Fail Jan 31, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Detail Theresa Bones Up Jan 30, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives The Detail Is ‘Good Omens’ Coming A Good Omen? Jan 27, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … apparently yes - moreover - Image: Illustration of Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett for BBC Radio 4’s Good Omens. Yes, illustrated for radio. … Facebook Doesn’t Have An Ethics Problem. It Has A Morality Problem Jan 27, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that Facebook, which he uses a lot, has lost its way. Worse still, it is identifying the wrong problems, and imposing stale solutions even to With Only Science On Your Side Jan 26, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Graham started this piece a while ago … … and as it turns out is oh so suddenly very very relevant … Typically, scientific iconoclasts range The Truth - Is It Too Much To Ask? Jan 24, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Mark Zuckerberg is suing Hawaiian land owners to secure his 700-acre island getaway .. read headlines across the internet. “To find all these Politics Are Changing … So Is Revolution Jan 24, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives But sometimes they just seem a little off. Take this piece for example, where Micah White suggests that the Women’s March might just be a dud. The Folly Of Total ‘Skepticism’ Jan 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …“Question everything, always.” Newt Gingrich calls the Congressional Budget Office, with its statutory duty to analyse and report on proposed Excuses, Excuses Jan 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … what it says about standards of public discourse … what it does to public discourse … that bad behaviour towards others can apparently be excused May I Take Your Hat And Goat? Jan 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and while I’m about it, your Health Insurance? So, your colleagues let a goat loose in your house, and it starts to eat everything, but it takes Mort Jan 20, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … no not Malory’s ‘Le Morte d’Arthur’. Nor either do I think the world of hunting is for me. No. … and asked his co-conspirator where he would The Right To Protest Jan 19, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John remembers … … when Tony bLIAR (sic - because that is who and what he is) lead the UK Parliament to ban protests in Parliament Square back in Has Anyone In The EEC Read Asimov Jan 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. A robot must obey orders given it by human beings Molasses - Yes … Molasses Jan 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives According to the Urban Dictionary, we have an expression. I am sure you know it … Slower than molasses … which translates roughly to something It’s All About … Control Jan 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John caught this little interesting news item this morning … You can read all about it here .. but the key take point is the opening paragraph. This Is Not Your Father’s Duck Walk Jan 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … so tried it for himself for nearly 2 seconds before falling over. It all seemed so much easier back in those halcyon days … … who looked at the Fat finds favor on U.S. tables again Jan 18, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … or at least that is what The San Francisco Chronicle would have us believe in this article. … and is wondering if this might explain a ‘thing or The Godfather Jan 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Look At What’s In His Heart Jan 17, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives John tried … … he couldn’t find it. (not ‘the good’, his bally heart!). According to Kellyanne Conway (that’s her on the left in the above Someone Might Be Buying Twitter Jan 16, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb OK. We all know it is for sale. (The image above comes from a Recode article last September where all potential suitors were listed and prioritised The Inauguration Spirit Jan 15, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives In the little moment that remains to us between the crisis and the catastrophe, we may as well drink a glass of champagne. … so said Paul Claudel, Whatever Happened To ‘A Mis-Spent Youth’ Jan 14, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … he has at least one friend who demonstrated it. His friend ‘went to school in Cambridge’, (actually … across the river from the other one, as he Send Me Things Jan 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives [wd_hustle id=aat type=embedded] Student Biases Skewing Higher Ed. Teaching? Jan 13, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives because ten years ago he was headed for a teaching career, maybe. Then the Great Recession scrambled those plans. Perhaps it’s just as well. There’s United We Stand - Divided We Fall Jan 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … and it has just popped in his feed again. He presumes that Mr. Will is tired and rather than writing new articles he is just putting older ones The Educational Butterfly Flaps Its Wings, And…. Jan 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Did US teachers set the stage for the current wave of anti-authority populism and anti-intellectualism by disparaging Wikipedia as a source, and Sometimes Re-Gifting Is Acceptable Jan 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that Graham and John will ever need to go this far (let alone go) - and is happy to read of the wonderous boomerang regifting process of Roy and The End Is Nigh Jan 12, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives There can be no excuse for such a crass invention and further both Keurig and Anheuser-Busch should be taken to court to even think of this. Then Everything is Connected Jan 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … everything is connected. Now we have absolute proof Third Person First Jan 11, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … why are we writing this blog in the third person? And if we are agreed that this is a good thing, why are not consistently writing this blog in Dude, Where’s All Our Cars? Jan 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives Kids of 2017 will never get to drive a car, at least according to a leading roboticist. What could this mean, to them and the rest of us? Don’t Point The Finger Too Quickly Jan 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … you know about large companies buying up small companies and then wondering what to do - and getting all confused …. well I know it wasn’t exactly It Looks Innocent Enough Doesn’t It? Jan 8, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … literally gushing with enthusiasm about The Wynn Hotel in Vegas installing an Amazon Echo in every room. I wasn’t so enthused. Imagine someone Different Maps for Similar Chaps? Jan 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives …how to reconcile an apparently freeform lifestyle with being an effective instrument of social change. You could say I’ve been, maybe (and probably Defending Your Turf Jan 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives GE will buy more Tech startups in 2017 than Google. It must be true because I read it on the internet. Not only that - it was Hunter Walk himself A Simple Solution To A Global Problem Jan 6, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives This morning he wrote this post … about The Chicago Review of Books announcing that it will not be reviewing any books published by Simon & Schuster Where Is The Line To Be Drawn? Jan 4, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb The Chicago Review of Books has made the decision to not review any books produced by Simon & Schuster during 2017. There has been a bit of an Music Has A Power Beyond Anticipation Jan 3, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb I have been listening to a podcast with Alex Baldwin talking to Patti Smith. You can do the same … just follow the link. It’s a great podcast, Tyranny Jan 3, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb It is actually pretty easy to see spot it and if you are paying attention - when and how it starts. But you do have to not keep muttering to twentyseventeen Jan 3, 2017 🌉 & from.the.archives & archive.bb /* You can add your own CSS here. Click the help icon above to learn more. */ p { font-size: 90%; color: gray; margin: 0 0 1.5em; padding: 0; } Comes A Horseman Jan 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … that the horseman is likely white, and one of four. As a friend of his recently commented … Rickets, scurvy, whooping cough, and TB have come The End of Days? Jan 2, 2017 archive.aat & from.the.archives … some people see Visiting D