Daily note for 2nd June 2023

A pleasant walk along the drain at lunchtime. Merlin enjoyed having a swim and a sprint.

“Redbridge Council launches digital housing repairs service” https://www.ukauthority.com/articles/redbridge-council-launches-digital-housing-repairs-service/

I spend most of my working day using a Windows all-in-one desktop thing, and less time on a Macbook. I use way more web based stuff in Windows, and way more native apps on the Mac.

https://12ft.io/ is a service that makes me nervous, as stealing is always wrong. However it’s also tempting. What solves this ethical conundrum for me is that it hasn’t ever worked when I have tried it.

To quote my favourite tech philosopher, Taylor Swift, I think I’ve seen this film before and I didn’t like the ending: “DWP, Home Office, MoJ and Defra launch £1bn tender for shared services tech providers

“History, Stephen said, is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.” James Joyce, Ulysses.