A mixed collection of thoughts, articles, tutorials, news and links; Posted sporadically since 2004. I'm trying to fill in some of the backlog from backups and the Internet Archive but some of the pre-2010 posts may have broken links or images. If you still rock a RSS reader there's a feed too.
Wolfram Code Second Order Elementary Cellular Automaton
Second-order 1D cellular automaton based on Wolfram's rules
Wolfram Code Elementary Cellular Automaton
Today for my code hour I stuck to the theme and explored pattern generation using 1D cellular automaton based on Wolfram's rules.
Game Of Life
For my first daily code hour I've made an implementation of Conway's Game Of Life, a cellular automaton made by mathematician John Horton Conway in 1970.
In which the author welcomes the reader to their new journal with the enthusiasm and optimism only a brand new blog can instill.
Jane Goodall Institute Hackathon
I took part in the Jane Goodall Institute's Code for Good Hackathon which despite missing two weeks due to covid, made something great and enjoyed getting a chance to use RedwoodJS
Meshroom is awesome!
I've been playing around with photogrammetry using Meshroom and Blender and getting some interesting results
Trailer for the SeaGazing Podcast
Listen to the trailer for our new podcast about marine conservation and coastal community in Scotland
Dwindle: a Tapir's Tale
My good friend Dave Whiteland has released a wonderful and tragic online story that you should go and read
NomNom Insights has launched!
We've been hard at work for months getting ready for this and now it's open for everyone!
Dustin Curtis - Yours vs. Mine
A link to an article from Dustin Curtis about how to refer to a users items
A little set of PHP functions for playing with text that I released. Looking back I think this might be the first bit of opensource code I wrote.
Say hello to our six new chickens! (Note from 2023: I think the chicken cam needs to come back!)
Thank You Apple
I installed the 10.5.2 update this morning and hurrah you can now browse folders in list view from the dock again.
Bad form Yazsoft!
I'm moaning again, this time about software auto-updating to a paid update. Not sure why I was so grumpy back then.
Social Network Requiem
Some bad poetry I wrote in 2008 about social media. Some things change; Some things stay the same. I no longer have a landline.
3D Folder icons 1.0
A set of custom folder icons for use in the Finder that were featured by Apple on their old downloads site.
There’s a reason it’s called “Design Premium”
A grumpy rant about the cost of upgrading Adobe software in the UK compared to the US. What a sweet summer child I was, unaware of the subscriptions soon to be unleashed.