I first heard Patrick Wolf's The Magic Position when my parents bought our first Windows XP machine from Tiny, and it was included as a sample track with Media Player.

I still love that song.

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We trust you have received the usual lecture from the local System Administrator. It usually boils down to these three things:

#1) be gay

#2) do crimes

#3) drink #water

Am I just pressing the wrong buttons? I can't find anything on the search engines.

Is there really no cloud based desktop database editor? Imagine the Google Drive version of Base/Microsoft Access.

Any ideas much appreciated.

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RT @uknof@twitter.com

A shoutout to both to @Rahi_Systems@twitter.com and @AristaNetworks@twitter.com for sponsoring @uknof@twitter.com #virtualUKNOF July 2020. 2 hours of #Internet and #Engineering technical content later today. <buff.ly/2AYH1Cu>. #UKNOF #LoveNetworks #NetEng #NetOps #DevOps #networking #techtalks #tech ^DB

🐦🔗: twitter.com/uknof/status/12851

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An English-speaker friend of mine expressing her frustrations with trying to learn languages with grammatical gender:

"English may be three languages in a trenchcoat going through other languages' pockets for spare grammar, but at least I don't have to try and remember whether those pockets are girl pockets or boy pockets."

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@HTHR I raise you "white pawn promoted to black knight". It may not be as cool but it's notable

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MP Christine Jardine will introduce a bill to Parliament tomorrow calling for the gender marker X to be available on passports, backed by @stonewalluk@twitter.com, for #InternationalNonbinaryDay.

theguardian.com/politics/2020/

Sign a petition in support here: petition.parliament.uk/petitio

#nonbinary

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RT @amethystwells23
Now that's what I call a good gender identity joke. @Foone

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Food 

I'm mostly convinced that my dinner isn't going to kill me. It smells devine and sounds angry.

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