A great infographic on how incoherent English policy geographies are from the Bennett Institute @ Cambridge (full report: https://www.bennettinstitute.cam.ac.uk/publications/devolving-english-government/)
Floating museum Spanish galleon ship visits Pier of the Year
Jazz band or geology? Coldfall Wood and the Rockingham Anomaly
📂 Thanks to our amazing volunteers, a CSV file of the 4 May English local election results (including votes cast for each candidate) can be downloaded from our candidate database: https://candidates.democracyclub.org.uk/uk_results/
We don't yet collect votes cast in STV elections, but downloading our candidate CSV for 18 May will give you the winners in Northern Ireland: https://candidates.democracyclub.org.uk/api/docs/csv/
Support a great cause, learn how to make dip pen nibs out of coke cans, and check out the @DoESLiverpool pen plotter - this Sunday afternoon at @future_yard in Birkenhead
"GENERATE A SECURE PASSWORD FROM THE LYRICS OF AMERICA’S GREATEST SINGER SONGWRITER"
90% of seats on less than half the vote? That’s England’s local democracy.
We need proportional representation, not this outdated and unrepresentative nonsense.
A lad I work with built a thing called Donation Genie—a website that displays the items that are most needed at each specific food bank across the UK.
The BBC have very kindly done a nice write-up about what it is, why it’s needed, and what it hopes to achieve. If you are in the UK, please boost this to help get the link to those who need it.
UK peeps: consider signing this government petition (to halt passage of the Online Safety Bill, which will gut end-to-end encryption including your online banking security, personal message privacy, and right to privacy in general): https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/634725
Python language speedups in the pipeline for 3.12 https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/930705/20309f581f780f95/ #python #bytecode
Londoners! This Wednesday, Morley Kert and I will be offering free repairs at UCL MechSpace near Kings Cross. Bring your broken stuff!
Wed 17th May, 11am - 6pm
MechSpace, 44 Wicklow St. WC1X 9HL
We are beyond thrilled to announce that Radia Perlman will be joining us at SharkFest'23 US to give a keynote speech.
Engineer and mathematician Radia Perlman was one of very few women involved in assembling the networks and technology that later became the internet. Her invention of the algorithm behind the Spanning Tree Protocol solved a challenging information routing problem and earned her the moniker “Mother of the Internet."
Join us next month in San Diego!
The LED floor at Eurovision being used to mark out the stage layout during changeovers.
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