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 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