The concepts of open science and the cloud needs to be socialised and it is difficult to take a ‘cloud’ concept and make it real – the struggle is real and affects the European Open Science Cloud.
There’s no rhyme or reason to marathoning, it’s just something to do which is absurd but noble. The great secret is, it’s only a bit of running followed by a lifetime of smug self satisfaction – almost anyone can do same or similar.
The intensity of the storm is at the top end of the colour scale in the rarely used white sector. It’s making landfall today and so far the predictions of meteorology have held true. All this publicity is bringing extreme events to front of mind in people’s considerations.
Welcome to the new so-called normal dominated by an alternative dystopian outlook where the enemy of mankind is not climate change, it is photosynthesis. Word: Hurricanes don’t give way to alternative facts, unless they’re in an alternative Atlantic.
This clip describes the hunting process of a chimp troop as they round up some monkey prey. Feasting on their spoils, the group reinforces bonds and sets a pecking order.
This is brutal and fascinating like nature itself. Observing the faces of the chimps is like an insight into intelligent life through time immemorial. Don’t be sensitive, be impressed with the stark ecology of the forest.
American’s got engineering/dancing talent
Oh sit down with the original new age new romanticsism of Tim Booth, lead singer 90s superstars, James, on this week’s Born Optimistic podcast. From his middle-class beginnings in a Yorkshire town to his back-to-nature role in Big Sur, Tim Booth’s career in pop music spans four long decades of, he hope, progress.
Moby talks booze, black holes and autobiographies in this new Born Optimistic podcast recorded by producer Donal Scannell where he has a deep conversation with DJ and pop superstar Moby about what makes him get out of bed every day. In this unusual and original spiritual podcast for the millennial age, Donal challenges the passionate activist to tell us what makes him feel happy.
Most of the Chrome Extensions I use are installed and uninstalled a few minutes later. Extensions are leaky and I’m performance oriented so, for the marginal benefits of most extensions I just leave them out. I got my ad blockers (so sue me) and my privacy extensions humming away in the background to manage my content experience, I have some utilities and my set up is not optimal or minimal but it’s something I think about from time to time. Continue reading