I’m in San Jose for this week’s @eBay Leaders conference. It’s my first visit to California since 2001 and I’m quite enjoying it, especially the food markets downtown.
At Alexandra Palace for Ronnie O’Sullivan v Ding Junhui. My first #MastersSnooker match and lucky enough to see the Rocket in action.
First time at Camden’s Electric Ballroom in about 20 years to see Teenage Fanclub revisit albums from my youth tonight. Loved every moment.
Big news at work today. I’m looking forward to working with my new Motors colleagues when the deal closes.
I’m very excited to share that I’m joining @Gumtree as CTO next week.
I can’t wait to get started with my new colleagues in the @GumtreeDevTeam and @eBay family 🎉
I love @StevieBuckley’s smart new @Honest_Work job board: all adverts are direct from employers, transparent on salary and clearly indicate the level of remote working accepted. A breath of fresh air....
I’ve got a couple of people asking me for freelancer referrals for some light website development and SEO work. DM me and I’ll put you in touch.
I’m off today to my first Silicon Milkroundabout as a candidate. After several of the early shows as an exhibitor I’m looking forward to attending as a punter. #smrmay18
I finished the Fantasy Premier League @OfficialFPL season in 2,644th place (out of 5.9M). Not too shabby. More importantly, I topped our little work mini league.
Spent the afternoon at the AWS Builders’ Day in London learning about Serverless. Believing the hype.
Registered myself for the Builders’ Day at May’s AWS Summit London. I’m hoping to attend the Serverless sessions.
First proper night out after the second baby for the last night of Stewart Lee’s Content Provider tour at the Royal Festival Hall. As always, brilliant, even sitting at the back among the “Friends of...
Arsène Wenger became Arsenal’s manager when I was 17. Throughout my adult life - university, jobs, relationships, marriage and two kids - he’s been a constant. It’s a strange, sad feeling that he’s...
I finally got round to trying some AWS basics:
Route 53 for DNS of barryf.co.uk
S3 for static web hosting
CloudFront in front of S3 for HTTP/2 and CDN
SSL certificate via ACM
Hate the UI but it was...
At my first #HNLondon for a long while. A big crowd, a couple of top-notch speakers lined up and free pizza. Good work, @steviebuckley.
My paternity leave has timed perfectly with the snow and ice. Being homebound with a newborn is more bearable when I’m snowed-in anyway.
Watching those side boosters land from @spacex Falcon Heavy was a genuine open-mouth woah moment! Just amazing. Nice touches with Bowie and Don’t Panic on the Tesla screen.
🎉 Jekyll’s default Minima theme now has #microformats baked in to its templates. Really pleased to see my pull request merged in the latest gem release....
You know it’s bad for your football club when you’re getting trolled by Amazon’s marketing team…
The fascinating story behind the ruins we have in Virginia Water in this long thread of tweets:
(@PaulMMCooper - you need a blog!)