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We Love the Internet 2016/52: The 21st century gold rush edition

Part 1: For the day job

Things to think about:

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Longer reads

Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Animal corner:

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Part 3: For the weekend

Longer reads

sk

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My five fives of 2016

Previous lists for 201520142013201220112010 and 2009.

Top 5 Films

(Released in UK cinemas in 2016, which I have seen. Links point to IMDb)

  1. American Honey
  2. The Revenant
  3. Arrival
  4. Hell or High Water
  5. I, Daniel Blake

Top 5 Albums

(Released in the UK in 2016, which I have heard. Links point to Spotify)

  1. Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool
  2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  3. Skepta – Konnichiwa
  4. Savages – Adore Life
  5. Bon Iver – 22, A Million

Top 5 TV series (non BBC)

(Released in the UK in 2016, that I watched. Links point to IMDb)

  1. Atlanta
  2. Better Call Saul S2
  3. The Americans S4
  4. Veep S5
  5. The Night Of

Top 5 Books

(That I read in 2016. Links point to Amazon)

  1. The Humans
  2. Before The Fall
  3. The City & The City
  4. The Glorious Heresies
  5. You Could Do Something Amazing With Your Life (You Are Raoul Moat)

Top 5 Live performances

(That I attended in 2016. Links point to the act’s website)

  1. LCD Soundsystem @ Primavera
  2. Radiohead @ Primavera
  3. Suede @ Primavera
  4. M83 @ Brixton Academy
  5. PJ Harvey @ Primavera

sk

We Love the Internet 2016/51: The Building Jarvis edition

Happy holidays!

Part 1: For the day job

Things to think about:

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Longer reads

Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Animal corner:

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Part 3: For the weekend

Longer reads

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We Love the Internet 2016/50: The OG Trump Queen edition

Part 1: For the day job

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2016

2017

Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Part 3: For the weekend

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We Love the Internet 2016/49: The Pengest munch edition

Part 1: For the day job

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Annual reports

Part 2: For the lunch-break

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Animal corner:

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Part 3: For the weekend

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We Love the Internet 2016/48: The Drunk football edition

Part 1: For the day job

Things to think about:

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Longer reads

Part 2: For the lunch-break

Things to play with/watch/listen to:

Things to look at/read:

Animal corner:

Tweets of the week:

Part 3: For the weekend

Longer reads

sk