A gathering of things found which has surprised and delighted.
Fears over DNA privacy as 23andMe goes public in deal with Richard Branson.
Bebo reveals plan to take on Facebook & Twitter.
Facebook asks users to
opt into activity tracking ahead of iOS 14 changes.
this massive amount of ZX Spectrum games online.
GutenSearch: Looks inside the books of Project Gutenberg.
This jungle wilderness simulator for relaxing, sleeping or working.
Comprehensive list of templates for
There’s a new hugging emoji (
Unicode PDF details) 🫂.
Time to explore the wonderful offerings online to learn and delight the human condition.
Singapore reveals COVID19 privacy data to the police.
Life without COVID19: the nations that have sidestepped the pandemic so far—feeling so grateful to be living in a country talked about here.
Celtic Tree Calendar is fun stuff to read and smile at how humans were hungry to figure out the world through nature.
Join the cosmic star gazing community and
look at what the Hubble Telescope is looking at right now.
Take some time and
mix your own electronic music just by clicking a few buttons.
AI Powered Automatic Colorization for line drawings.
Finally made the switch from Dropbox to
Sync after doing some privacy research & here’s a referral link if you’re interested.
A single-purpose site to
create an emdash.
Stop. Stay awhile. Linger. Browse. Explore.
If you own a Mac and updated to the new operating then ‘
Your Computer Isn ‘t Yours‘, so sad.
Activists are now turning Facial Recognition tools against the police, the trackers become tracked.
French bulldog elected mayor in Kentucky hamlet.
Handz, A 3D illustration library available for free (or pay what you want).
Tiles, a great little free window manager / app for MacOS.
Eau de Bookstore‘ which is a fragrance from one of my fav book stores.
Make WordArt like in the old days with
An online tool just to
loop over and over a YouTube video.
A barrage of stuff to wade through and be delighted / surprised / challenged by.
The moment Wales went into
national two-week ‘firebreak’ Covid lockdown.
Brexit Is Looming | The Emergence Of The New United Celtic Nation.
Peru opened Machu Picchu ruins for one tourist.
This thread of me handing out the TEDxWellington Call for Speakers / Performers cards.
The Rasterbator: enlarge images to multiple pages so you can print and combine them into huge posters.
If you need to chill and with
8 hours of sounds / views from sleeping in a tent when it rains outside. Top video: Learning and Work Institute’s Annual Raymond Williams Memorial Lecture was presented by the Actor and Campaigner, Michael Sheen. The event was organised in partnership with The Open University in Wales and took place on the 16th November, 2017 (
LINK). Full (pdf) transcript here.
Bounce your way through the following assortment of delightful gathered things.
My fatherland is struggling as several more
Welsh counties to go into coronavirus lockdown.
Ireland may have the answer when it comes to
Facebook and data sovereignty.
Who knew how much
tourism power Wikipedia has.
Suing the patent office on behalf of AI.
taking a break from Creative Leadership NZ this year.
Cocooning in technology for the privileged.
a directory of free graphic design resources that you can use for personal or commercial use.
Here is the
bible of remote work tools.
Random Two-Word Phrase Generator for inspiring weird and wonderful ideas / thoughts / names.
hands-drawn design into a HTML code.
Flag displayed at the departure dinner held for Captain Robert Falcon Scott and his officers in the Royal Hotel in Cardiff on 13 June 1910, two days before the expedition sailed for Antarctica. It was flown on the mainmast of the Terra Nova when the ship returned to Cardiff at the end of the expedition on 14 June 1913 ( ref). A jumble of superb digital content and links to spend your good time on.
NZ’s law is nowhere near ready for Facial Recognition Technology.
A short ebook online from
Cory Doctorow on ‘ How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism‘.
ever used Siri on your iPhone or Mac this will scare you.
a private island in Sweden for one week to work on a creative project.
list of open source video conferencing tools to use.
1937 radio version of Les Miserables.
online 3D Book Cover Creator which is very easy to use.
Things found, then shared online, last month, now curated in one place.
Facilitating Inspiration (aka Herding Cats) explores the components of effective facilitation & my reflections of the recent ‘Creative Ideation Workshop.’
From those clever duo at
The Minimalists, a guide to start a blog in 2020.
If Facebook were a country it would be North Korea.
someone posted about having cancer on Facebook their feed became full of ‘Alternative Care’ ads.
Astronomers detect regular rhythm of radio waves (I want to believe). WATCH
The above are the first three episodes of
Creative Welly… subscribe here!
customizable free SVG icons.
Rave DJ allows you to mashup up to songs (or more) on YouTube ( here’s my attempt).
Now’s your chance to
apply to be a TED Fellow!
A cascading cacophony of curios.
How many big companies are
freezing the sale of facial recognition technology to US Police Departments whilst Boston bans it outright in the city.
Zoom closes account of US-based Chinese activist after Tiananmen event.
Facebook software engineer resigns in protest over the social network’s ‘propagation of weaponised hatred’ – shudders. WATCH
This website for background noise for working (and / or for drifting off to sleep).
Art that can be used for posters, flyers & other personal or commercial projects with no attribution required.
Speedread bookmarklet, select text on the page and it will be displayed word by word (roughly).
Don’t know why you would ever need it but just in case…
a website which has the bouncing DVD logo.
AudioAlter, a collection of easy-to-use web tools for all your audio files.