#27 April 2021 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

Lets your digits do the clicking with some curated niceties.

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TEDxWellington 2021 cancelled (ouch).

How Kenya is harnessing the immense heat from the Earth, seriously.

How the Prime Minister of the Faroe Islands thinks they got rid of COVID19 by competence and luck.

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Keep Being Human poster.

Listen to ambient sounds inspired by movies & TV.

Here’s an infinitely-zooming in or out painting.

A tool to explore the view of Earth’s globe from 750 millions ago until today.

The whole of the Louvre collection is now available online.

Image credit / check out Olga’s other colourisation work.
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#26 March 2021 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

A gathering of things found which has surprised and delighted.

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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.

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Check out 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 Paper Mechanisms.

There’s a new hugging emoji (Unicode PDF details) 🫂.

Image credit: that’s a photo of the first roundabout under the Atlantic Ocean / read more about it here.
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#25 February 2021 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

Time to explore the wonderful offerings online to learn and delight the human condition.

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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.

The Celtic Tree Calendar is fun stuff to read and smile at how humans were hungry to figure out the world through nature.

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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.

Image credit from my visit to Queenstown.
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#24 December 2020 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

Stop. Stay awhile. Linger. Browse. Explore.

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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.

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Handz, A 3D illustration library available for free (or pay what you want).

Tiles, a great little free window manager / app for MacOS.

Buy ‘Eau de Bookstore‘ which is a fragrance from one of my fav book stores.

Make WordArt like in the old days with this emulator.

An online tool just to loop over and over a YouTube video.

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#23 November 2020 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

A barrage of stuff to wade through and be delighted / surprised / challenged by.

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The moment Wales went into national two-week ‘firebreak’ Covid lockdown.

Brexit Is Looming | The Emergence Of The New United Celtic Nation.

Why Peru opened Machu Picchu ruins for one tourist.

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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.
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#22 October 2020 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

Bounce your way through the following assortment of delightful gathered things.

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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.

Why I’m taking a break from Creative Leadership NZ this year.

Cocooning in technology for the privileged.

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Here’s a directory of free graphic design resources that you can use for personal or commercial use.

Here is the bible of remote work tools.

A Random Two-Word Phrase Generator for inspiring weird and wonderful ideas / thoughts / names.

Transform any hands-drawn design into a HTML code.

Image credit – Eleri Morgan.
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#21 September 2020 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

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.

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How NZ’s law is nowhere near ready for Facial Recognition Technology.

A short ebook online from Cory Doctorow on ‘How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism‘.

If you ever used Siri on your iPhone or Mac this will scare you.

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Borrow a private island in Sweden for one week to work on a creative project.

A list of open source video conferencing tools to use.

Orson Welles’ 1937 radio version of Les Miserables.

An online 3D Book Cover Creator which is very easy to use.

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#20 August 2020 | Monthly Digital Breadcrumbs

Things found, then shared online, last month, now curated in one place.

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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.

After 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).

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Over 500 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!

Image credit: Steve Cutts.
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