Words I didn't expect to say in a sentence today: "emergency archeology".

If like me you think it's bonkers that even with a SMETS2 smart meter you were going to have to buy another energy monitor to track your usage with anything other than a unreliable In Home Display, it is now possible to set up an integration with Home Assistant (thanks to an app that connects to The DCC on your behalf) budgetsmarthome.co.uk/2022/01/

I played BrewMaster - the home brewing simulator game. At no point in the tutorial was Starsan mentioned. Realism--

What the hell is my country doing to itself 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️

@Edent whilst not an arcade exactly, The Four Thieves pub has a few coin op (converted for contactless) machines in their upstairs room.

Does it count as "quiet firing" if you've already handed in your notice?

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Hey! I'm looking for a freelance android app developer.

This is one of those things that it's impossible to effectively search for.

It's a fairly small project. I could probably have it done in a few weeks myself, but who has the time these days?

@vfrmedia 🤞🏻 the Ofcom looks upon your variation favourably 😂. Been there too - ended up with a small power increase and extra planes and height which helped a lot in that regard.

Ad revenues across the board has dropped, even radio which is quite cheap. It's been a bit stronger if you have retail playout (so advertisers don't have to trust you on your estimated reach), but for a niche demographic like that ... that'd be a hard sell I feel...

@vfrmedia surely it won't have been the transmitter that was the biggest power draw :p Just the CDJs in their studio would be at least that of the tx, let along the Sonifex S2 (not that energy efficient from memory) and playout machine.

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Under cover of the Queen's death, Liz Truss lifted the fracking ban two days ago. A swathe of fracking licences across the country is the result.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/CTRH/status/156943

@aral @scy @dictvm Big Tech might use UX design in this way, but it's 100% not the core tennet of the discipline. There are lots of designers our there that value accessibility, freedom and informed choice - which they have judged improves the "user experience". This includes lots of products that have nothing to do with "people farming": their designers just want the people who use their product not feel miserable whilst doing so. Is that really so wrong?

I'm becoming increasingly aware that I managed to get an *extrodinarily good* deal on my lease in 2021. If I had to get a car today, I'd not even consider leasing it.

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TFW it's cheaper to use excess milage on car lease contract than it is to get a new contract with re the right amount of mileage 😱

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@CodingItWrong YT does have audio only mode on mobile, but they could at least have a thumbnail like Spotify's animated cover art thingies that they do.

@CodingItWrong yeah, this was also a thing for (broadcast and online) radio called RadioVis en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RadioVIS . At one point I made a PoC "transmitter" that was recieved by a RadioVis compatible DAB radio that showed animated Nyan cat whenever The Pips were being played on Radio 4.

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@TheThirdMan some more democratic than others, but yeah... exactly 😱

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