Need to think more on this but the age of distraction could well hinder real progress. We must get off and away from our devices regularly & let our minds wander, to pause in thought, to ruminate on something, this is not about mindfulness, this is about distraction free thinking

Dodgy garage Link ATM rips me off by £20 this morning by dispensing incorrectly + £1.75 charge. Ofcourse I have to dispute this & while the bank & LINK sit pretty on billions I have to wait 19 days and have to prove MY case… joke…hmmm thanks @asknationwide @link_atm_scheme

Thanks to @DanielAshton for inviting me to talk @winchesterart about “research with a small r” & embedding creativity in practice based ba games design & art. Etherpad document (welcome comment/input) with links to slides, recording and resources here - dctr.pro/smallr

Poem penned by @amyburvall the day after she woke up to probably the worst push notification you can imagine…

BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.

Finally managed to get some writing done this week, will podcast #procterphd day this week asap, a lot going on however a sneak peak outline of todays text;

delightful design -> edutech -> big data -> silicon valley tech -> eugenics -> not good

may not get away with this…

Lyon, M., & Hafner, K. (1999). Where Wizards Stay Up Late. Simon and Schuster.

If your interested in the history of the internet this book is excellent. 📚

A Letter about Google AMP - Google has chosen to create a premium position at the top of their search results which are only accessible to publishers that use a Google-controlled technology, served by Google from their infrastructure, on a Google URL, and placed within a Google controlled user experience.