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Handy pollen/hayfever status web app that I’ll surely be using daily this summer:

https://pollen.fyi

https://twitter.com/almonk/status/852092612618092545

It’s not often said, but well done @BTCare/@OpenreachGB. First working day after reporting intermittent broadband: engineer visited + fixed.

Previous series of The Walking Dead disappeared from Sky Box Sets today. Found them on Amazon Prime video instead. Bad form, @SkyHelpTeam.

“The 50 Best Britpop Albums”. Not sure all are /Britpop/, but god, I own and still listen to almost all of these.

http://pitchfork.com/features/lists-and-guides/10045-the-50-best-britpop-albums/

iOS 10.3 brings wifi and 4G calling for O2 (UK). NB: you need to disable their TU Go service (my request is pending) http://www.o2.co.uk/help/network-coverage-and-international/wifi-and-4g-calling

Reposted Photo of Alastair Campbell Alastair Campbell’s post on Twitter
The UK’s digital security centre recommends *against* forced password expiry, at last someone has said it.… https://twitter.com/i/web/status/808262292521492480

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North Norfolk Notes

Earlier this week I returned from a very enjoyable holiday in a surprisingly sunny North Norfolk with Laura and 10-month old Henry. For posterity and in case it’s useful for those with a similarly-aged baby/toddler, here are a few of my highlights.

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Proactive

UK accountants used by Go Free Range

Charlie

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As a user of an Advanced (Acorn) Risc Machines chip in my Archimedes in the 80s/90s, I’m a bit sad it’s being sold abroad http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-36822806

22 UK attractions you must take your kids to before they turn 16

Nothing much further to add to #brexit . I voted for us to stay in, but now that we’re (going to be) out, the sooner we can stabilise the economy, society and politics the better. The Thick Of It’s “omnishambles” feels more appropriate a term than ever.

'Smartphone by default' internet users

A qualitative research report conducted by ESRO for Ofcom

Becoming a contractor programmer in the UK

Receiving push notifications (with emoji!) even before you put your @getmondo card away is pretty cool https://barryf.s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/mondo.jpg

The apps in my Panasonic TV broke last night. Turns out Netflix etc. must phone home to a Panasonic URL even if it’s down https://www.avforums.com/threads/network-issue-with-panasonic-cloud-services-for-lcd-tv-with-firefox-os.1985724/page-7#post-23313595

Top 100 Recruiters In UK Startups

This is how you raise a seed round in 2016

(in Europe/UK)

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