via https://donellameadows.org/archives/dancing-with-systems/ “8. Pay attention to what is important, not just what is quantifiable. Our culture, obsessed with numbers, has given us the idea that […]
In a previous post, I hacked this by getting the album artwork jpg from my amplifier. Unfortunately, upgrading to a new amp ‘improved’ its operating […]
Today’s example of how easy AI can make it to write code. The interactive animation below is the final output from various experiments below.[My words […]
So, after asking Spotify to treat album art properly for over a decade I ended up giving up and fixing it myself (and let them […]
Here’s a basic algorithm for trading based on 1% value swings: Note: This is a basic algorithm, and there are many factors to consider when […]
Is that a hi-fi or a soundstage?
Net Zero Data ™ Data related to delivering Net Zero impact on our ecosystem.
I’ve been receiving a lot of calls from people asking how they can use data to ‘help’. To help frame a potential response that isn’t […]
Development of the Open Environmental Risk Standard continues: this week, we’ve been working on a one-pager to translate what we’re doing in to more simple […]
In the 20th century ‘globalisation’ was heralded as the future, but a subtlety that is lost in the ether is that this was only if […]
“The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data” says The Economist “Data is the new oil”, said Clive Humby and many others [*update: […]
The dataverse We are in an anthropogenic age in which the digital and physical blur. Where there are more sensors than people.Where everything, whether physical or […]
It’s almost as if “Destroying the Earth should be viewed as a crime.” The UN and Interpol report that environmental crime is a growing threat […]
Reposting from my tweet: ■ Observe→Question→Hypothesise→Create tests →Test→Adapt→More tests→Generalise→Repeat↺ [The Tweetable Scientific Method]
This is not a thought piece, it’s a call to action. We have failed to create smart cities. We have failed to create truly […]
To celebrate the news: Click the green flag and press S to start …. then press space bar to launch Philae. Arrow keys for left […]
Nice to see the similarity in thinking here (2008 AMEE logo vs 2013 W3 conf logo)
Calling Virgin Galactic: “if we could get our political leaders to have a summit meeting in space, life on Earth would be markedly different” Alex […]
I’ve got some thoughts about a different way to create a distributed education. One I think could break through silo’s in our Psychogeography and Biogeography. […]
Building on this two things: 1) add the cyclic patterns for every form of centralisation->decentralisation technology | politics | finance | energy | cosmology | […]
Keywords: WordPress, HostPapa, managed hosting, image upload, fix, migration I recently moved a friend’s blog to a managed (virtual) hosting solution (hostPapa in this case) […]
Things wrong with Companies House Crown Copyright data disclosure (which allows free copying) Get the DVD rom of the data – SIGH £30 for a […]
Many late night discussions over the last year from FOWA, IT@Cork, eTech, Green:net to Geekyoto, and with the AMEE team have led me to think […]
Pick a future?
The Long Now essay by Daniel Hillis on “Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine” contains some fantastic, inspiring nuggets, which I couldn’t resist quoting from […]
Just an idea… Web 0.0 — the zero-emission Internet? The zero-energy web. The zero-emission Internet. The zero-net. The net-zero web. “I go all the way […]
This year is the 50th anniversary of Jodrell Bank. Today is also a landmark day for Jodrell Bank – the whole science team are moving […]
Very exciting times – quotes from this BBC article ‘The UK government is to define criteria for carbon offsetting schemes to bring “greater clarity” to […]
An amazing spot of blue in a hot dry landscape – Qatar.
Significant Hi-Fi geekery (hopefully my only such post) – ATC SCM100A’s – the Rolls Royce of loudspeakers (as used by BBC, Abbey Road and many […]
Playing around with customised CD footprints. Here, embedded in the spectrogram is an image, mashed up using Andy’s code to transform to-and-fro from spectrogram to […]
Date Title 2004-03-29 BBC Charter Review feedback for WMF 2004-03-01 “Primer” on Internet Broadcasting for VET 2004-02-28 “EFF Response – Music Licensing” (hublog feedback) 2004-02-20 […]
Human Tamagochi is a mass-market, consumer-controlled interactive TV format.
d::gen unpacks as ‘digital generation network’, or ‘data generation network’, for ‘networking in a digital generation’ The double colon is derived from both the “scope […]
Wrote a 3-part feature for .Net magazine (Future Publishing) called “Sound on the Web” (I really enjoyed doing this)
Computer-music festival in Australia. Played “Glass” in concert
I joined Virgin Net as the 5th employee, in 1995. 2 weeks later they took the ex-Wired UK / Guardian PDU team wholesale, including Tony […]