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The case for Artemis: Why we should go to Mars

With the Artemis I rocket hopefully making an unmanned trip to the moon, it is hoped to have astronauts on it within a few years and, within the next couple of decades, a trip to Mars.

But why go to the expense?

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Automattic Life

Sabbatical Round-up

My sabbatical is nearly at an end, so I wanted to round-up what I did, what I didn’t and what I learnt from the experience.

First of all, let’s go through what I planned to do and not do and how that went…

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Automattic Life

Sabbatical: Week Twelve

Final week of my sabbatical and, as I write this, the final day – day 90.

What have I been doing to round up my time?

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Life

Inoreader > Feedly

For the past week, the web interface of Feedly has been broken – read feeds continue to display until you refresh the page, which, depending on how you receive your feed, can be an awful experience. Feedly are aware but seem to be slow at fixing it.

So, I took the time to check out the competition.

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Life

Ring ring: The search for the best bicycle bell

For the last few months I’ve taken up cycling daily – a little on the road but mostly through a local park. My exploits have been mentioned before, mainly due to the idiotic meanderings of people in the cycle lane. It’s even lead to an accident.

One thing that’s become important, is making sure people can actually hear me approaching – even if somebody is in the cycle lane, I do need to make sure I’m approaching, if only for my own safety.

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