Break Into . Us (lock puzzle game)
Some people, when faced with a puzzle, try to solve it. Dan tries to recreate it. That's how he wrote…
Buying Another House
By the weekend, Dan hopes to have moved house. Again, but perhaps for the last time?
Sour Grapes... a Murder Mystery in Lockdown
Dan doesn't let lockdown get in the way of hosting a murder mystery party, with thanks to the power of…
Future Challenges for Remote Working
As more and more companies (especially tech companies) talk about retaining a remote-work culture after the coronavirus crisis, Dan considers…
Automattic Lockdown (days 79 to 206)
In another 128-day-interval update, Dan looks back on months two through six working for Automattic.
Dan reviews Mackerelmedia Fish, a surreal game by Nathalie Lawhead, and recommends that you give it a go.
Digital Climate Strike's Carbon Footprint
Dan criticises a website promoting a "Digital Climate Strike" as being among the world's worst websites from the perspective of…
Dan Q’s been blogging since the 1990s, mostly about his life, technology, programming, relationships, hacking, and games.
He lives in Oxford, UK with his partner and her husband in a polyamorous V-shaped thingy, and their two children. Until he finds something that rhymes better, he describes himself as a magician Automattician on a geoposition-mission.
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