2021-09-21: Old Salford Street Scene (1922) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-20: Family Group (1938) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-18: The Black Church (1964) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-17: The Spire (1949) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-16: St Augustine’s Church, Manchester (1945) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English …

2021-09-15: Dwelling, Ordsall Lane, Salford (1927) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-14: River Scene (1942) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-13: Sandsend near Whitby (1953) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-12: A Lancashire Village (Unknown) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-11: A Young Man (1955) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-10: Dinner Time (1929) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-09: Pendlebury Train Station (1953) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-07: On the sands (1957) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-06: Francis Terrace, Salford (1969 - 1972) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-05: Salford street scene (1928) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-04: Meeting Point (1965) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-03: The Terrace, Peel Park, Salford (1927) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-02: Peel Park, Salford (1944) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-09-01: The Coal Barge (1938) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-31: Peel Park, Salford (1927) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-30: An old street in Berwick-upon-Tweed (1952) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-29: A Northern Town (1969) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-28: Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

2021-08-28: Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

2021-08-28: Lytham (1946) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-27: Industrial City (1948) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-26: Yachts at Lytham St Anne’s (1951) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-25: Crane and Ships, Glasgow Docks (1947) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-24: Steps at Wick (1937) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-23: The Old House, Grove Street, Salford (1948) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-22: Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Australia

2021-08-21: Street Scene (1935 ) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-21: Agave attenuata <en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agav…>

2021-08-20: The Schoolyard (1956) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-20: Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Australia.

2021-08-20: The ANU’s (@anumedia)School of Cybernetics (@ANUcybernetics) have postgraduate education in …

2021-08-19: Banksia serrata, Proteaceae. Native to eastern Australia.

2021-08-19: Procession in South Wales, Whit Monday (1963) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English …

2021-08-18: Market Scene, Northern Town (1939) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-17: Portrait of Ann (1957) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-16: 😠 #Melbourne #Australia #lockdown #extended #FFS

2021-08-16: Children Walking up Steps (c1960s) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-16: JOB OPPORTUNITY - WORK FOR CERT NZ The nice people at @CERTNZ are recruiting. JOB OPPORTUNITY - WORK FOR CERT NZ: We’re on the lookout …

2021-08-16: Up next in #SystemsThinking reading is ‘Why your Boss is Programmed to be a Dictator’ by …

2021-08-14: The Pond (1950) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-13: Punch and Judy (1943) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-12: Level Crossing, Burton-upon-Trent (1961) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-11: July, The Seaside (1943) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-10: Upon the Sands, Berwick upon Tweed (1959) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-09: A photograph of Laurence Stephen Lowry with the industrial landscape of Pendlebury, Salford, England …

2021-08-08: Berwick (Berwick upon Tweed) (1938) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-07: The Adelphi (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire) (1933) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English …

2021-08-06: Wilson’s Terrace (1953) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-05: A photograph of Laurence Stephen Lowry at work (Date unknown) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - …

2021-08-03: The Elite Fish & Chip Shop (1949) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-02: Waiting for the Shops to Open (1943) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-08-01: A Fairground (1938) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-31: Ancoats Hospital Outpatients’ Hall (1952) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-30: Industrial Landscape (1958) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-28: The Dune trailer looks look photogasmicly epic

2021-07-28: They don’t build ‘em like this anymore.

2021-07-27: The Ferry at Blyth (1963) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-26: Don’t pick a fight with reality. “People fight with reality. They fight it tooth and nail, with everything they’ve got. And …

2021-07-26: Man with Red Scarf (1963) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-25: The Mill, Pendlebury (1943) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-23: Saturday Afternoon (1941) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-22: The Fever Van (1935) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-21: The Rush Hour (1964) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-20: A Village Square (1969) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-19: Barges on a Canal (1941) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-18: A Doctor’s Waiting Room (1920) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-15: Lancashire Fair, Good Friday, Daisy Nook (Daisy Nook is a country park in Failsworth, Greater …

2021-07-14: Pit Tragedy (1919) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-13: Self portrait (1925) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist.

2021-07-12: Huddersfield (a town in West Yorkshire, England) (1965) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), …

2021-07-10: Birthday flowers.

2021-07-09: Love, We Must Part Now by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Love, we must part now: do not let it be Calamitious and bitter. In the past There has been too much …

2021-07-08: The Canal Bridge (1949) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-07-07: Going to Work (1943) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-07-05: Athenaeum Club, London, England <en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athe…>

2021-07-05: Founder's Building, Royal Holloway, University of London The Founder’s Building is the original building of Royal Holloway College, University of …

2021-07-05: Test message 2, please ignore

2021-07-05: Test message, please ignore

2021-07-05: Family Group (1958) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-07-04: We all wear masks

2021-07-04: Today I’m reading ‘Nobody wants to read your sh*t by @spressfield …

2021-07-03: ‘Nobody wants to read your sh*t’ Today I’m reading ‘Nobody wants to read your sh*t’ by @spressfield …

2021-07-02: Francis Street, Salford (England) (1957) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-07-01: Man Lying on a Wall (1957) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-06-30: Breadfruit by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Boys dream of native girls who bring breadfruit, Whatever they are, As bribes to teach them how to …

2021-06-30: Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester, England) (1954), by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English …

2021-06-29: Going to the match (1928) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-06-29: Coming Home from the Mill (1928) by Laurence Stephen Lowry (1887 - 1976), English artist

2021-06-29: How Distant by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) How distant, the departure of young men Down valleys, or watching The green shore past the …

2021-06-28: This is more my speed…

2021-06-28: The Young Fall for Scams More Than Seniors Do. Time for a Warning. For years now, the Better Business Bureau’s survey research has shown that younger adults lose money …

2021-06-28: Homage To A Government by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Next year we are to bring all the soldiers home For lack of money, and it is all right. Places they …

2021-06-27: Getting Things Done... FAST by @gtdguy .@geekmoose prompted by brain to remember that I have an orignal eight CD audio collection of …

2021-06-27: Maiden Name by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Marrying left your maiden name disused. Its five light sounds no longer mean your face, Your voice, …

2021-06-26: Annus Mirabilis by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Sexual intercourse began In nineteen sixty-three (which was rather late for me) - Between the end of …

2021-06-25: Today I’m starting to read ‘Confrontation Analysis: How to win operations other than way’ by Nigel …

2021-06-25: Today I’ve been mostly reading ‘Understanding Systems Failures’ by Victor Bignell and Joyce Fortune.

2021-06-25: 2021 #STAMP Workshop I’m incredibly grateful for Dr John Thomas @MIT for taking the time and effort to make the …

2021-06-25: Far Out by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Beyond the dark cartoons Are darker spaces where Small cloudy nests of stars Seem to float on air. …

2021-06-24: Endless, unproductive and unsettling corporate restructures and reorganisations not only take the …

2021-06-23: The World for Sale: Money, Power and the Traders Who Barter the Earth's Resources This true story of the rise of global commodity traders, from the 1970s to the supercycle of the …

2021-06-23: Encrypted Client Hello: the future of ESNI I’d encourage anyone using the Firefox v89 browser to further enhance their privacy by …

2021-06-23: Metacybernetics, Complexity and Recursion “Complexity suggests situations that are uncertain and unpredictable, ill-structured in time …

2021-06-23: Today I’m mostly reading Metacybernetics: Towards a General Theory of HigherOrder Cybernetics …

2021-06-23: Maiden Name by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Marrying left your maiden name disused. Its five light sounds no longer mean your face, Your voice, …

2021-06-22: No books no life.

2021-06-22: There are more good people in this world than bad.

2021-06-22: Deceptions by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) “Of course I was drugged, and so heavily I did not regain consciousness until the next …

2021-06-21: Dockery and son (from Whitsun Weddings) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) ‘Dockery was junior to you, Wasn’t he?’ said the Dean. ‘His son’s here now.’ Death-suited, visitant, …

2021-06-21: Aubade (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) I work all day, and get half-drunk at night. Waking at four to soundless dark, I stare. In time the …

2021-06-20: ‘Do not believe what you want to believe until you know what you need to know’

2021-06-19: Vers de Société (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) My wife and I have asked a crowd of craps To come and waste their time and ours: perhaps You’d care …

2021-06-09: Today I’m mostly thinking about the dynamics and semantics of security.

2021-06-09: Aubade (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) I work all day, and get half-drunk at night. Waking at four to soundless dark, I stare. In time the …

2021-06-08: Vers de Société (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) My wife and I have asked a crowd of craps To come and waste their time and ours: perhaps You’d care …

2021-06-07: A feathered friend

2021-06-07: Disinfect with alcohol “If prospective consultants are using to many buzzwords and phrases that you’ve seen or heard …

2021-06-07: What is Cyber Security? We should explore the idea of cybersecurity. I mean, someone, somewhere is reading this and asking, …

2021-06-07: What is requisite variety? Practically, it says that in order to deal properly with the diversity of problems the world throws …

2021-06-07: Sad Steps (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Groping back to bed after a piss I part thick curtains, and am startled by The rapid clouds, the …

2021-06-06: Today I’ve been mostly reading this….

2021-06-06: 10/10 for intention. 0/10 for execution.

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2021-06-06: Ison and Straw start from the observation that our governance systems are not up to the task “Outdated, uber-complex, ineffective, unresponsive, unreflexive, unaccountable, captive to …

2021-06-06: “The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and …

2021-06-06: Even the most exciting project becomes a chore when it is smothered by the constant brain noise …

2021-06-06: The Mower (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) The mower stalled, twice; kneeling, I found A hedgehog jammed up against the blades, Killed. It had …

2021-06-05: High Windows (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) When I see a couple of kids And guess he’s fucking her and she’s Taking pills or wearing a …

2021-06-04: Are we designing for a hundred-year flood or a magnitude-8 earthquake? Requisite variety refers to the capacity required to overcome disturbances the system is “likely” to …

2021-06-04: A Systems Literacy Manifesto Russell Ackoff put it well, “Managers are not confronted with problems that are independent of each …

2021-06-04: The relevance of cybernetics to design and AI systems “Cybernetics is the science of feedback, information that travels from a system through its …

2021-06-04: This Be The Verse (from Collected Poems) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) They fuck you up, your mum and dad. They may not mean to, but they do. They fill you with the faults …

2021-06-03: Smart thinking, leading to smart doing and the dropping of 'digital' “Citizens Advice is a place where smart thinking, leading to smart doing, has been going on …

2021-06-03: What is conversation? How can we design for effective conversation? What is conversation? How can we design for effective conversation? “We talk all the time, but …

2021-06-03: Cybernetics and Design: Conversations for Action by Hugh Dubberly and Paul Pangaro

2021-06-03: Faith Healing (from Whitsun Weddings) by Philip Arthur Larkin (1922 - 1985) Slowly the women file to where he stands Upright in rimless glasses, silver hair, Dark suit, white …

2021-06-02: I have great passion for the early poetry of Philip Arthur Larkin, the English writer, jazz critic …

2021-06-02: You can’t go around calling yourself Mr #Diversity and #inclusion then not tolerate others’ with an …

2021-06-02: The veneer of improvement without the substance. The highest form of diversity is a diversity of perspectives. Now, how we reach that highest form of …

2021-06-01: Lovely winter fruit.

2021-06-01: First vaccine shot booked! First available appointment is three weeks away 😟

2021-06-01: “Consequences of system blindness and possibilities of system sight” by @barryoshry and …

2021-06-01: I’ve followed the work of @kouroshdini for years and for me his work on productivity and the …

2021-06-01: HBR (sponsored by PWC) has a useful survey on #cyber #risk #quantification

2021-05-31: From System Blindness to System Sight I had the great fortune to experience @BarryOshry in person in July 2015. He’s done much to …

2021-05-31: How is it possible that the Australian vaccine authorities did not foresee the need for a scalable, …

2021-05-31: Viable System Model I’ve reread The Fractal Organisation several times and always seem to find something new to …

2021-05-31: The recent whitepaper from ISACA on #cyber #risk quantification is a useful read.

2021-05-31: Practices of Dynamic Collaboration Practices of Dynamic Collaboration by @jandevisch & Otto Laske is the book that’s really …

2021-05-31: #SystemsThinking & #Complexity I have a great passion and curiosity for #SystemsThinking and the practical application of the canon …

2021-05-30: “error message: too many failed authorizations recently.” when you try and do things …

2021-05-30: ”…the centre of the universe is where there is least resistance to new ideas.” …

2021-05-28: My mind boggles that I can listen in real-time to @falklandsradio even when I’m 9800+ km away.

2021-05-28: Veranda view.

2021-05-26: Today was the first time in 45 years that I had the chance to use the word ‘trapezoidal’ in written …

2021-05-26: Claiming my Bitclout my public address is: BC1YLgap3wBKqo9fGqZBExL2vibQ9niziztXKzo2qcLn5v6Yp3oLWg5

2021-05-25: Sunrise 🌄

2021-05-23: And if the stingers don’t get you then the crocodiles 🐊 will.

2021-05-23: Watch out for the stingers.

2021-05-22: Today I’m experimenting with Pleroma <pleroma.social> a lightweight fediverse server. I’m …

2021-05-22: There’s lots of food for thought from the recent Reimaging the Internet conference. I found …

2021-05-17: Always makes me happy 😊

2021-05-17: Always makes me smile <img src=“bigbird.jpg” alt=“Big Bird is a character from …

2021-05-16: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 🇦🇺

2021-05-15: This was delicious, light and refreshing lager. Perfect with spicy foods. 🍻

2021-05-11: The impact of bad leadership transitions with Lalita Raman — EQ Lab

2021-05-10: Tipping down with rain here ☔️

2021-05-06: The cinema was never like this when I was a lad…

2021-05-04: POSSE test

2021-05-04: Running JavaScript inside PDFs is a bad idea and Mozilla previously disabled it by default. But now …

2021-05-02: Thinking back to a simpler time and my childhood favourite cartoons youtu.be/VdoJ7yq8f…

2021-05-01: OpenBSD v6.9 is here! The proactively secure Unix like operating system’s record of more than …

2021-05-01: Brilliant afternoon walk. Peace, quiet & fresh air.

2021-05-01: Today’s nectar is Palm from Belgium <www.palm.be/en/palm> :beer::beers:

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