Adam Stoner

Adam Stoner

Podcast and audio producer

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🆕  Security and effectiveness of a digital census ›

How do you store digital census information to keep it safe for 100 years, and how useful is a census anyway?

What kills Facebook? ›

WhatsApp changes its privacy policy to share your data. How can Facebook be stopped?

1,000 trees and 1.5 degrees ›

How to become carbon neutral cheaply. Be carbon neutral for less than £400.

Keeping an audio journal ›

How to keep an audio diary, audio diary apps and why audio journaling is for everyone

iPhone SE ›

Why the iPhone SE is the most significant event in the consumer electronics industry to date.

A radical future ›

A manifesto for a better world, post-coronavirus.

Black Lives Matter ›

We've packed our problems away during the coronavirus epidemic – but they're still there.

How I made this website ›

This blog is made with Ghost, hosted on Ghost(Pro) with a custom Ghost theme and is made to be as privacy-friendly as possible.

Blockchain social media ›

For the first time in human history this is a communication network that is entirely uncensorable.

The best journaling app ›

The habit has never stuck until recently and I put my newfound success down to one thing: Standard Notes.

Weapons of mass creation ›

These are the tools I use to make and manage my most creative projects.

Coronavirus and news anxiety ›

What people fear most about tragedy is its randomness and I feel the Coronavirus pandemic has solidified that fear

All emails answered ›

I reply to every single email. Yes, every email. Even the spam emails. Even the mailing list emails.

How to become a climate activist ›

Understand the climate crisis, understand solutions to the climate crisis, and find out how to become a climate activist.

Bodies into billboards ›

What if, instead of wearing the brand names of some of the world's biggest companies, we instead donated the space to organisations that help improve our world?

Predictions for 2030 ›

From computers passing the Turing test to the UK setting a new hottest temperature record, I predict the state of the world in 2030.

Resolutions for 2020 ›

What I want to achieve in 2020 and why I think I'm pretty terrible at keeping New Year's Resolutions.

Everything I own ›

Minimalism is about curating objects that are both functional and beautiful. Here's everything I own.

Why I left Monzo ›

Legacy banks are cloning the features of Monzo and other challenger banks. Is this going to cause them trouble?

Somebody stole my iMac ›

Somebody stole my iMac. Here's the steps I've taken to secure the stolen device and set up my new one.

Encryption, security, privacy ›

Claiming back my privacy is not about having something to hide, it's about having something worth protecting.

Donating 1% ›

One of the most hands-on ways a person can affect change and support a cause they believe in is by funding it – here are the charities I donate to.

My Morning Routine ›

An interview with the people behind My Morning Routine, plus my own morning routine

Notebook nineteen ›

Notes on notebooks and why committing things to paper also helps commit them to mind

Self-destructing tweets ›

Since July 2016, I've been setting my tweets to self-destruct. Three years in, here's what I've learned and why I think you should do it too.

Taxes and the need to rethink them ›

Tax needs some good PR work – a radical re-think of the way it is perceived. Rather than a punishment on working people, it needs to be seen in a more philanthropic light.

Decentralisation of energy generation ›

Why solar power is the future for micro-communities across the world.

Friends of the Earth Clean Air Kit ›

What I learned from Friends' of The Earth's Air Pollution campaign and how I measured air pollution in my garden.

Pantone Colour of The Year: Greenery ›

Colour has always been an integral part of how a culture expresses the attitudes and emotions of the times.

Sweatshop-Free Certification ›

There needs to be a logo that distinguishes items not made in sweatshops from those that are – and here's why

Thoughts on the EU Referendum ›

I remembered a poster from my secondary school: ‘History doesn’t feel like history when you’re living through it’, it read

Is Beats 1 Redefining Radio? ›

‘Defying Conventions: Is Beats 1 Redefining Radio?’ was originally submitted as part of a University of Gloucestershire Radio Production module.