Y'know things that are all the rage? Blogs. Everyone has one; or at least had one before Facebook, Twitter et al diluted the realtime pool.
Since I'm nu-old skool — and watching endless streams of people copying and pasting the same thing to each other reduces my vocabulary to four letter words — I figured why not make a blog? The main difference here compared with other people's blogs is that instead of being limited to one topic, you get a little slice of everything all mashed up. I'm too good to be tweeting.
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I’m not going to apologise for this coronavirus post. It’s likely to piss you off. That’s the point. Check you’re wearing your big trousers then dive in if you think you can handle it.
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Like the COVID-19 virus itself, it’s impossible to escape the media coverage of it. People are angry. Feel helpless. Scared. That’s all normal. But pause, just a moment, and think.
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Gotta love logic statements. They open up all manner of wonderful loopholes which can be exploited.
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What links the weather, hose pipe bans, the stock market, children, and the environment. Why, housing. Probably.
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The perils of having an over-active hyperbrain that takes things in too quickly before processing.
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When is a date not a date? When you find a computer science nerd to mis-represent it.
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Remember the everlasting match? Invented in the 1970s if I recall correctly. Have you got one? Didn’t think so, because the invention was silenced and bought by the match makers of the time to protect their business model. Same with electric cars, it seems.
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Space: the final frontier. These are the facts and figures behind our very own V’ger (as they pronounced it in Star Trek 1) in everyday language. Still pretty mind boggling all the same.