Ghost Horse Bag by Simon Monk. It's not a real object. It's not a photograph. It's a painting. The holes in the board are also painted. From a set of paintings which need to be seen to be believed. On at the Beecroft in until the end of May.

Had a fun time installing Windows 98 in a virtual machine, for the nostalgia of it. Very thankful to whoever made tool which patches a memory cache invalidation bug - modern CPUs are faster but not as forgiving, causing shell32.dll to crash

The Natural History Museum used to sell huge lumps of rock, such as this Madagascan ocean jasper geode, for thousands of pounds

Doing the backup of my laptop's data, which I haven't done in years. Be better than me - sort out your backups today!

Diamond Geezer talks about pylons - featuring the amazing Open Infrastructure Map Not many pylons in London, but I've photographed the tallest.

A Tour of C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup is a great guide of how to write good, idiomatic C++ code - which bits to use and what to avoid.

Success: got a box of covid tests free from the local library. More than just books!

Mike Massimino's book is a very good read, covering the Space Shuttle and Hubble, and what it takes to become an Astronaut.

I love all Catherine Fisher books, and The Relic Master is no exception. An exciting sci-fi/fantasy adventure story, which is easy to read and hard to put down.

Level of detail available on by region. What's wrong with North East England? Not enough volunteers gathering info? cc @democlub

More coronavirus testing means more positive tests, so can we make any comparisons with the spring? Nothing beats putting numbers in a spreadsheet and giving it a go!

Book: The Three Body Problem by Cixin Liu. A sci-fi book from a Chinese perspective.

Been playing with the Pocket Operator, a tiny synthesizer designed to record and play back simple loops. Very easy to make something that sounds good, even if (like me) you're not very musically talented.

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