myWeek (s4e11)

This is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handgun in the world It was my birthday Monday. At my advanced age this is no longer particularly an occasion for celebration — just the acknowledgement of another year survived. That said I traditionally do not work on my birthday — I’ve pretty much always booked the day off since I started working…… Continue reading myWeek (s4e11)

myWeek (s4e07)

The Bristol Sound This week was something of a collectors item. I was working in Bristol, in the office, every day. Can’t remember the last time that happened. That said it was a slightly frustrating, bitty week. I never really hit my stride and was basically bouncing around between a number of smaller tasks with nothing…… Continue reading myWeek (s4e07)

Register revision

https://www.flickr.com/photos/psd/23676705565/ Last week the FCO, in partnership with the Data team at GDS, launched the first official ‘register’ for country names. This is a big achievement and is a significant step in building up the reality of ‘data as infrastructure’ in the UK. A year ago though I wouldn’t really have understood why this was…… Continue reading Register revision