5 more years of black mirrors

In 2009 I thought it would be gripping and insightful to write about all the mobile phones I'd ever owned....
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5 more years of black mirrors

The 10 Day Album Challenge

(Is it wrong to rip off and repost your own Facebook content?) During Corona lockdown the "challenge" has gone around...
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The 10 Day Album Challenge

Coronavirus links

While I don't profess to being an information source of any great insight or credibility, I thought it might be...
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Coronavirus links

Got teatowel done!

People who've known me a while will know that I'm a bit of a fan of a cheesy souvenir teatowel,...
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Got teatowel done!

My 2019 media consumption roundup

OK so one element of this "media roundup" tradition I've started for myself seems to be that I don't actually...
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My 2019 media consumption roundup

Deep, and Crisp, and even

I think it was a combination of Chris Hoban and Annabel Meikle's comments on Facebook that kicked this idea into...
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Deep, and Crisp, and even

Whoooooosh!*

While surfing about and reading a bit about task estimation, I stumbled on a couple of things in Wikipedia which...
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Whoooooosh!*

An unwelcome triumverate of events

To date in my life I've been pretty smug about something - I've never lost a wallet, a set of...
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An unwelcome triumverate of events

The Fast & The Spurious

In the creeping march of reality catching up to Science Fiction (specifically, in this case, see the "Nosedive" episode of...
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The Fast & The Spurious

Nick Mason – A Saucerful of Secrets (Cardiff)

St David's Hall has all the aesthetic appeal of a 1980s municipal swimming complex ("complex late brutalism", according to Building...
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Nick Mason – A Saucerful of Secrets (Cardiff)

The 10 Day Album Challenge

(Is it wrong to rip off and repost your own Facebook content?) During Corona lockdown the “challenge” has gone around as a sign of our times to post the covers of 10 albums that had a significant impact on you, with no explanation. So I wilfully didn’t comply, as follows: …

Coronavirus links

While I don’t profess to being an information source of any great insight or credibility, I thought it might be useful to collect a few links that I found particularly informative regarding the current crisis gripping the globe. The science of soap – here’s how it kills the coronavirusPall Thordarson …

Who the hell is Jason B. Standing?

Since throwing caution to the wind and moving from Adelaide to London in 2004, Jason has totally embraced his passions of travelling, going to live music & comedy gigs, appreciating ludicrously tasty whisky, and t-shirts. Mmmmm… t-shirts…

Around 2014ish he packed up and went West, throwing down new roots in the throbbing city of Bristol, where he now lives with his wonderful wife, and the finest labrador in history: Larry B Standing.

Professionally he’s in the software development business, and occupies his spare time doing pretty much anything that comes up in conversation & looks interesting.  He is really impressed by people who do science (properly).