Adam Dawkins

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I am a web developer. I co-founded and work at Dragon Drop. Based in High Wycombe, United Kingdom.

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13th February 2019

So... Bees understand the concept of zero. What?!

http://science.sciencemag.org/content/360/6393/1069

10th February 2019

In reply to: @springerbryon's tweet

@SpringerBryon oh yea I got it, I’m with you! I hoped during my reply I’d come up with something funnier, but alas no. It’s like they’re talking down to @TheRaDR on two axes: mansplaining to the more qualified woman and [this]splaining to the Jewish person. Maybe we can go with “Churchsplaining” - at least makes Jesus once removed from these pricks... 🙄

In reply to: @theradr's tweet

@TheRaDR I think much of the Protestant root of this portrayal of Judaism comes from the Reformation. I was brought up quite literally casting “The Jews” of the NT into the role of Luther’s Catholic Church.

In reply to: @theradr's tweet

@TheRaDR I’ve started to notice a similar thing on fast days as I’ve followed the Orthodox Church calendar. I never like doing them, but there’s something powerful behind the discipline and repeated practice I think.

9th February 2019

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31st January 2019

This might just be my favourite commons speech of all time. Thank you @jessphillips

https://www.theguardian.com/global/video/2019/jan/31/jess-phillips-on-skilled-workers-ive-met-high-earners-with-literally-no-discernible-skills

28th January 2019

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24th January 2019

The Slack Logo Creative Meeting:
"We want something cleaner."
"Baths are clean... *writes down rubber ducks*"
"And clearer"
"You know who were really clear about their intentions... the Nazi's" *adds a swastika*
#slacklogo

23rd January 2019

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!

I just had articles and notes pages give up on me for separate reasons.

All squashed now. (v0.7.8, v0.7.9)

I still think the most ridiculous thing about the new Slack logo is how bland and unrecognisable it is. My thumb hovers for ages while I try to find it on my phone.

22nd January 2019

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17th January 2019

The strange thing about Brexit is that it is happening, and yet has the slow drag of something that isn't. Like a glacier that is slowly melting, but will immediately become a torrent of icy water on March 29th.

16th January 2019

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12th April 2016

Why enterprise software is terrible.

Technology, for the most part, is becoming more usable. I’m writing this post on Medium, and it feels as good as my favourite Desktop word editor. Afterwards, I’ll mention this post in an email that I’ll send out painlessly via TinyLetter. I only had to type a few letters of the band I wanted to listen to into Spotify’s search, and they came up top of the list.

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