My daughter recently learned to play Tic-Tac-Toe (that’s Noughts and Crosses for all the English readers and “exie ohsies” for the norn-iron crew). I made her a wooden board using our Glowforge which came out so well she wanted to give one to her friend for their birthday.
Last year, Ivan Wise interviewed me for his Better Known podcast, where each guest names six things they think should be better known. Here’s a transcript of the episode.
More than a decade ago I had a Psion 5mx. A great little palmtop computer with a mechanical keyboard. I used it to take notes in meetings, to write stuff on trains and on beaches.
When I was a kid, the apocryphal! story of the fire at the library of Alexandria, the supposed loss of most human knowledge acquired to that date, was something that made me sad.