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New Year's Eve means that the kids are out doing their door to door singing. And I'm stuck at home, in the warmth, drinking coffee and handing out sweets to any kids that turn up at our house.

It's a tough job but someone has to do it.

So much for sloping off early. Why do people insist on breaking stuff on a Friday?

Still. Out now and no more working until 2019 🍻

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"To Arms!!" is a solitaire casual deck-builder, designed to fit Android mobile device screens. After a long hiatus, there's an update with new content! It's available for free on Google Play.

Last week I mixed up the pizza order and was furious that he got the wrong one. This week, distributing the pizzas is his job.

Mortal Engines was spectacular. Pretty simple plotwise, but the characters were great and the set-pieces were stunning.

sat me down today and gently explained that Santa Claus isn't real. I'm devastated 🎅

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I wouldn't normally mind, but tonight is Pizza Night.

For the first time in weeks the train home wasn't delayed. So, of course, it's broken down now.

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If you really want to help Firefox succeed, file a bug on when you find a broken website. Don't just switch back to Chrome; let Mozilla know there's a problem so they can try to fix it.

When browsers lose market share, they fall into the "compatibility death spiral." Sites don't bother to test, they break, and users flee to the browser that "just works." Mozilla is fighting this battle every day, and it just got harder.

Early lunch today. It's burger time.

Good morning, and to all.

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"Microsoft is officially giving up on an independent shared platform for the internet. By adopting Chromium, Microsoft hands over control of even more of online life to Google. [..] If you care about what’s happening with online life today, take another look at Firefox. It’s radically better than it was 18 months ago — Firefox once again holds its own when it comes to speed and performance. "

Pete Shelly has died. Now I want to go home and listen to Buzzcocks albums.

The developer sitting next to me has spent the best part of an hour trying to figure out why his program change keeps crashing.

He's just has a Eureka moment.

"Maybe I forgot to compile the program."

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