Its that time again - the impossible quiz about London transport! https://www.londonreconnections.com/2020/the-covid-christmas-quiz/
Ericaceous (acidic) compost can be hard to find, but it's available for home delivery. Comes in a brown cardboard box, just like any other package!
No more Flash support in Firefox
Humanity's ability to track earth-killing asteroids is reduced, as second cable breaking makes Aracibo radio telescope unsalvageable https://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/arecibo-telescope/ #space
Buried Treasure, of a sort, found in chemistry labs
How phonies and self-promoters came to rule the world
The deadline for agreeing a brexit deal is the end of this week https://jonworth.eu/1-man-7-days-deal-or-no-deal-brexit-and-yes-that-man-is-johnson/
A better way to think about worst-case scenarios
Hammersmith Bridge is still closed. Last year, London Reconnections looked at why
1 in 100 people have covid, says study which sends tests to random UK houses. https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/healthandsocialcare/conditionsanddiseases/bulletins/coronaviruscovid19infectionsurveypilot/latest
This (patched) vulnerability in the Linux Kernel is a great introduction to eBPF
The story of G-Cloud, the digital marketplace for government procurement https://www.katescomment.com/g-cloud-the-dream-is-dying/ #ukpol
The website which never dies: Space Jam http://muffinlabs.com/2014/01/09/spacejamcheck-space-jam-website-monitoring-on-twitter/ #web
Low bridge in metric and imperial https://diamondgeezer.blogspot.com/2020/05/low-bridges.html
Http headers and ssl certificates in the wild https://scotthelme.co.uk/top-1-million-analysis-march-2020/ #web
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