Looks like Instagram’s down for a good chunk of the world.

Average mental health of the population is improving slightly every second this continues…

Just topped up the bird food. Minor avian riot in progress in the back garden.

5 degrees, rainy and grey. British autumn is here at last.

Old Toys

I’m slightly concerned that I appear to have grown up in the last few years. Despite the exciting and shiny new iPad Pros released last week, I’m still more than happy with my 2 plus year old iPad Pro 9.7. It does everything I need it to. And my MacBook Pro is around five years old, and I’m not planning on replacing that either. What has happened to me? I used to be a “twitchy after two years” guy.

MediaGazer is really good at inflating my ego in a really unearned way, by putting me in some amazing company:

Just cleaned the en suite toilet so yes, obviously, I’m procrastinating.

Here’s a horrible insight into how digital tools and age-old psychology can turn satire into conspiracy theories. This is why the “fake news” of misinformation and disinformation is going to be so very hard to combat.