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hugh rundle

Hope in a time of hopelessness

Those who know me would be aware that I view the world with some probably-not-so-healthy scepticism. World politics being what...

Gaiman quotes and reverse-engineering philosophy: what I wish I learned in GLAM School

I’m behind on my #GLAMBlogClub post for March - observant readers will notice it is already April. Partially the...

Libraries are trust all the way down

Everything about the modern public library involves calculations of risk, and decisions about trust. We lend things to people, and...

The best things I read in 2016

In 2016 I read a lot less than I had hoped. This is primarily because, as you can see from...

What I learned in 2016

Last year was a real year of learning code for me. I hadn’t quite realised how much so until...

Understanding what typeof thing you're dealing with

Yesterday I was supposed to be working on a demo for tinfoil, but I got distracted looking at the New...

Indexing Australian GLAM blogs

Last week I did a big update to the code that drives the Australian GLAM Blogs website and Twitter account....