12:00:00: Hamilton tickets go on sale. 12:00:01: Ticketmaster site grinds to a halt.

(12:10-ish: I book six tickets!)

I just heard the harmonica on ‘Garageland’ for the first time. I’ve heard that song thousands of times over… err, nearly forty years.

These Beats X headphones are really quite good. 🎵

I’m wildly behind the TV curve, in that I’m just watching Stranger Things now. But I’ve got to say they’re killing it with the music choices.

The Fallen

2018 is working hard to be the new 2016. First Ursula Le Guin; now Mark E Smith has been taken from us. The Fall were one of the great bands, no matter what lineup. It's just sad that the last time I saw them, about two years ago, they were terrible. Sadder, of course, that…

Clarke Kickstarted

The Kickstarter for the Arthur C Clarke Award is already fully funded, but now they’re pushing for a stretch goal. What you get already is pretty good: an anthology of original SF stories of exactly 2001 words each, by a host of great names including past Clarke winners. But the stretch goal adds a specially-commissioned…

I love that, on Touch Bar MacBooks, you can set things up so that you use your fingerprint to authorise sudo in the Terminal.