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More if this please. Fewer people. More distance.

This is today's handiwork: lauraelvery.com/

Laura is at the Brisbane Writers Festival tomorrow if you're looking for something to do.

Talking about Magical New Fiction along with Ben Doherty and Nick Earls

bwf.org.au/2018/brisbane-write

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My google alert for "ministerial discretion" is getting a fair workout this month.

aka: being a normal human being

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Reminder, Google AMP is bad for the open web. It was bad at inception and it just gets worse.
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Ugh. Google AMP is now “improving the performance of mobile content and advertising” by jamming ads *into* photos.
twitter.com/strobist/status/10

Going back for some more Gavin and Stacey. I'm into the third season and already disappointed it's almost over.

I love* how much data the writers of this report on data misuse and trust ask for before they'll let you see the report.

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y'all, please send virtual hugs to the Brazilian people tonight, who lost their entire national museum in a catastrophic fire. thousands of artifacts that date back thousands of years were lost, as well invaluable artworks from many cultures. this is a terrible loss for humanity.

cnet.com/google-amp/news/20-mi

as an anthropologist, artist and a lover of brazilian culture, and as someone who studied tupi, this loss is staggering and tremendous.

Check it out! I finally found @mattliddy's prolific Mastodon presence.

This list is SHORT and Trick of the Light by Laura Elvery is on it. 🙂

Today is a chicken curry day.

Personally I think opinion pieces that don’t even attempt to address opposing arguments are a bit shit.