This is sink spider; a giant house spider (this one’s still growing, they can easily get twice as large… or maybe it’s a male) who lives in the disused utility room sink. Going to miss saying good morning to the little thing. Hope it survives the end-of-tenancy clean booked for tomorrow. Not sure if it’s best I take it out into the garden or not.
I can haz painted a wall.
Don’t care about making applications but like lovely wallpapers?
Well, you’re in luck because I commissioned one for Watson from the wonderfully talented @margodeweerdt
You can download three versions in 4K from https://github.com/small-tech/watson#get-the-wallpaper
Hmm, I have a new wallpaper by the wonderfully talented Ms. Margo de Weerdt… I wonder what that means… 🤔
Front: photo of me, ~9 years old, circa 1985.
Back: portrait of my grandfather (who I never met) ~13 years old, circa 1924.
If you’re wondering what authoritarian technology futures look like, here’s an example from North Cyprus. This is a message from The Information Technologies and Communication Authority telling me I can use my device (IMEI number sent in the clear in the text) for 90 days without registering it (something I first encountered in Turkey years ago). Also note, they took a copy of my passport while buying the prepaid SIM card (something they also do in Belgium).
The dystopian future is now.
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