That Icelandic register things is a great example of technology making bureaucracy redundant. Ironically, having said that, there are some prime examples of technology mindlessly being applied and increasing bureaucracy and waste here…
I’m looking at you, fancy touch screen machines who’s only function is to spit out a bit of paper (average life span maybe 2 mins?) which tells me when a desk is free to serve me :/
Loving #zsh so far. Advanced globbing, git status in the prompt and super-intelligent command autocomplete… why did I ever use bash?
11101 #steps yesterday (no, not a binary number)
Jeremy Keith I hereby dub you “Overlord of Profound Single Sentence Paragraphs at the end of Book Forewords”
Moved into my temporary apartment. Connected to wifi, made a hot water and some smoky lamb sandwiches, ritual complete. #iceland
Long shower queue at #kexhostel today, so I spent the time coming up with a better way of counting on fingers. Binary is not very ergonomic, my way is more limited but still gets you up to 99 using only fingers as state, and potentially 399 using arms as state too.
19874 #steps today
Oh Quick Look, why are you incapable of handling unicode?
sophiedennis s/guitar/hurdy gurdy ;)
sophiedennis wow, that thing’s seen some serious repair work, judging by all those cleats! Related but not nearly as shiny:
7388 #steps today
Robin Andrews that’s the idea :) Use it for sarcasm, jokes, logging, diary, short conversations, political statements, quotes, links… just not conversation :) IRC/XMPP is better for that
@bastianallgeier then, promptly shut down, removing the developed world’s ability to perceive depth.
6568 #steps today