Finished "The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World" and absolutely loved it. A journey from the very beginnings of Silicon Valley right up until the Jan 6th insurrection. What a wild ride! (38 / 52 books in 2022)

Cheers for the coffee @geekgirl this D-SOL place does better soy flat whites than Ferny on the Way ☕☕☕ ko-fi.com/phocks

Haven't been an Optus customer in many years but yeah looks like my data was still on their servers. That feels extremely illegal. Here's hoping for a multi billion dollar class action settlement and we all become millionaires and Optus goes out of business. Later sk8erz ✌️

We also paid good money for a real photographer of the actual moment so I guess I should share. 📸

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Heading out to dinner for fancy vegan Italian food at Nonna's Nightmare in West End. 5 years ago this happened and it's been bliss ever since! 💍💒💕

Went ingredient-checking on a few old favourites tonight and YES these Arnott's Raspberry Shortcakes are indeed accidentally vegan it seems! Hello childhood nostalgia! 😋

Messing around with Stable Diffusion: ... a serene ocean with death stars floating in it and skylarks flying in the sky ...

Anyway, speaking of globes, here's Vada and a giant Earth at BrisFest yesterday. She had heaps of fun running underneath it!

Have started "The Chaos Machine: The Inside Story of How Social Media Rewired Our Minds and Our World" and it is brilliant so far. Social media companies really did a number on us all for clicks didn't they?

After almost 12 years with my old trusty Acer I thought it finally time for a monitor upgrade. Say hello to my new child. I shall call him “Screeny Boy”.

I don’t have too much to add. I can’t for the life of me find it online, but I have a vivid memory of visiting the National Portrait Gallery in London. Being simply blown away by a piece similar to these they have there of Elizabeth. What a life to lead. What elevations we give.

Just bought Webbed! 40% off to celebrate their 1 year launch anniversary. Such a cute little game. Here's to supporting local Brisbane indie devs. 🕷️ 🕸️ store.steampowered.com/app/139

X-Files rewatch 9x15 "Jump the Shark"

The Lone Gunmen spin-off gets a fitting X-Files send-off. I still need to watch that show. This was an average episode with some questionable choices. But it was still a touching farewell.

"The ones who never give up, they never die."

Just finished And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie, which I came to by searching for the origins of the phrase "little indians" which was prominent early in reading The Right Stuff. Just prepare yourself before you search the original title. YIKES! 😳

Book 36 of 52!

Time to charge my Apple Inc. "magic" mouse and do some wor...... :/ Steve Jobs would be spinning in his grave

Not much space in the case now with this massive heatsink but at least my CPU is running a super cool 25°C

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Didn't realise this new CPU cooler would be so massive. Looks like it will *just* squeeze into my mini ITX case in a pinch. 👀

These photos of Vada in her MerCat dress yesterday at her party 🥰

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