Itโ€™s like LA just colder and Iโ€™m not writing a screen play but an annoying phd on my new Linux (Pop!_OS) laptop

Woah I literally didnt know about 1Password X until I had to install on Linux. Looks so much more useful than the normal browser extension! will updated macOS later.

Pop! OS does not boot from off if Power is not plugged in Dell machine. Also secure boot must be off for sure.

Syncthing (mac and pop) and Obsidian up and running.

Running Pop!_OS watching Foot Loose feel like a real rebel ๐Ÿ˜œ

I had not come across this talk before today, its well researched with excellent content about open source communities and making open source stuff, its given me more inspiration to keep trying to build my community.

โ€œThe Hard Parts of Open Sourceโ€ by Evan Czaplicki - YouTube

So my main check list for new Linux laptop is;

An attempt at a Writing and Coding machine.

There doesnโ€™t seem to be a decent MarsEdit style blog connected editor mind.

*potentially too distracting

@aral do you use anything like syncthing now to sync between macOS and Pop!_OS ?

oh nice my laptop for Linux should be arriving tomorrow - I am going to install Pop!_OS - this will let me test development of further which I am pleased about

Neat little explaination of some of the less common CSS properties.

Time to Blow of a day of meetings, which is the start of a week of meetings

That proud moment when your you youngest daughter demands you get Sky Sports as she is missing watching AFC Wimbledon ๐Ÿ™‚โœจ This issue is
solved in a few clicks โœŒ๏ธ๐ŸŽโšฝ๏ธ

I think I now understand why people have lots of trainers as they just wear out if you wear them too much. My trainers seem to last less than a year. Iโ€™m glad I also buy them when on sale or from tkmaxx ๐Ÿ‘Ÿ

I try to write my longer and referenced research pieces at but a lot more short stuff can be found on my blog under the PhD category

Way back in I presented at an Open Education Resource conference how OERs might move to a delightful experience and how current UX was (and still is) an almost hidden barrier to participation -

Back in May 2017 I talked about a shift from the paradigm of files and folder to delightful, decentralised and the need for spatial based interfaces, specifically in design education practice - video and more here

Back in June 2014 I talked about my research and how we should move from a files and folders based interaction specifically within education VLEs and focus on a design led experience. -

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