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Seeing something I haven't seen before, building something that never existed before.

Collecting new skills and experiences like precious shinies.

Technology Strategist & @elgg expert, occasional @withknown contributor, Hacker, Wanderer.

Have laptop, will travel.

"I am cooking schnitzel, yummy yummy yummy yummy yummy yummy yummy yum!" ... to the tune of Fiddler on the roof - if I were a rich man

You know you may be suffering from low blood sugar when you finish a particularly frustrating email exchange with "Understanding is not required, only obedience."

Time for lunch.

While I understand the need of GDPR, and I think it's a move into the right direction, all the extra work it's meant I've had to do these last few weeks has almost been enough to change my position on

Just pushed a new unofficial Known release for those uncomfortable tracking Github. This is everything currently in Git, signed and distributed over HTTPS:

What's good for hosting these days? Need US based, debian linux, no fancy shit like cpanel, just bare ssh. /cc @benwerd

Donald Trump's White House has a growing sinkhole on the north lawn: ... it's hard not to read this as satirical commentary.

The more I talk to people I wouldn't normally talk to, the more I discover that the things I had my views on all tied up with a bow are without exception a hell of a lot more complicated than I first thought.

When sat at a terminal in a sleepy town listening to wood pigeons humping, it's all too easy to forget the impact you have on the world. Then someone tells you how something you've done has materially made their lives better, and suddenly it all seems worth while again.

What options are there for moving to the US for ~1-2 years?

Writing exercises are hard. But insomnia means it's not even 8:30 and I've already written ~20K words. More coffee needed though...