Little braveries, the "lie-flat" movement, 60 year rewilding, digital gardens, and new #solarpunk zines - all in this moonth's beamspun newsletter:
Searching online for books in local libraries
This is a mixture of lament and how-to guide.
Suppose you've reviewed lots of books. It's pretty easy to generate a link to let people buy the book at Amazon or any other online store. But how do you link to a user's local library?
You can't. There is no "search every library in the UK" service1. You can search the British Library, b
▲ Why we won't fix climate change — the blame game
This picture is a representation of the world we live in, but only because we accept it.
By building up excuses and blaming each other, citizens, politicians and corps ultimately refuse to take their share of responsibility in the progression of climate change and prevent the introduction of effective counter-measures.
I must admit, I've decided to stop copying my weeknotes into Medium, and it feels fine. More ... personal.
“Week”notes and links 2021-08-19: Relaxing, Publishing, and Gradius:
Finds from the Topsham Bookshop: https://describe.blogspot.com/2021/08/finds-from-topsham-bookshop.html
If you're around tomorrow 7am PST / 10am EDT / 3pm BST / 4pm CEST then feel free catch me on Twitch for a Garden Path Art Stream.
I'll be focusing on accessories and equipment for the player and NPCs, as well as taking any questions about the game!
Although getting an HMRC UTR for being self-employed was probably the most significant arrival. 😬😬😬
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko