I set a crossword for Big Dave’s Crossword Blog: Rookie Corner – 312, a puzzle by Jaws. Here’s the accompanying blog post. An extra for blog readers here: my setter name, Jaws, is made of initials of immediate family, and my whippets, Woody and Stanley. Update: thank you, Rachel and Matt, for putting a videoContinue reading “Jaws 1”
I’m anticontent on Word Feud, should you fancy a game of pseudoScrabble or a chat.
I wrote a quick thing about Larry Tesler, inventor of the cut/copy and paste computer commands with which anyone who does any sort of typing on a computer will no doubt be intimately acquainted. Sadly, Larry died last Sunday.
A week ago (ish) I was lucky enough to interview Janelle Shane, author of You Look Like a Thing and I Love You, a book about the fundamental weirdness of neural networks. And then I wrote about it.
Here’s some of the stuff I wrote for New Atlas in November: On a point of pedantry, yesterday I wrote a thing about why Tim Berners-Lee didn’t invent the internet. Spoiler: the internet had already been invented. He invented the web. Lurches into the history of technology which it now occurs to me I haveContinue reading “Monthly writing round-up”