Browsing All posts tagged under »Computer Science«

10k Apart Entries (Shameless Self Promotion)

August 23, 2010

0

So I finally finished my two entries in the 10k Apart competition and the second one has been added to the site. TwitFlick is a simple app without any real purpose in life. It simply makes a couple of Ajax calls to Flickr and Twitter and displaying the latest 10 entries of each together. JQuery […]

Virtual Private Server and Other Distractions

August 15, 2010

0

There goes the consistent posting habit. At least a couple of weeks isn’t as bad as it has been before and there have been a number of reasons for not writing a blog post until now. Virtual Private Servers and Cakes As some of you may know by now I’ve been working on a new […]

Computer Science Needs More Rockstars

July 30, 2010

0

Like me you may well have missed the recent online debate about Google offering funding to women in Computer Science (whether students or working full time). A number of comments that followed pointed out the lack of female role models in the industry. This made me think, how many role models are there, male or […]

Triple-booting a Phoenix Laptop

June 8, 2010

0

A friend recently donated an old laptop to me that she no longer used. It had been lying around since failing to boot and a local computer shop telling her that the hard drive would need replacing (and that the data on it wasn’t salvageable). I gladly accepted the 1.63Ghz dual core laptop knowing that […]

Is the UK Government Getting I.T. Right at Last?

March 26, 2010

0

I’m not sure if this is a sign of getting old or feeling ill but after hearing Gordon Brown’s speech about Britain’s Digital Future earlier this week I actually felt that it might work out well. In addition to the much discussed plans to roll out high speed broadband to everyone (paid for by the […]

Assignments been, gone and already on their way back

January 6, 2010

0

First semester of third year is over except for exams and it’s been a busy few weeks with assignments.  As well as my major project progress report I’ve had assignments in Server-Side Technology, Visualisation and Computer Vision which I will explain briefly below. Server-Side Technology Server-Side involved taking a partially implemented Ruby on Rails web […]

Installing OpenDX on Leopard

November 8, 2009

0

Recently we’ve been using OpenDX in my Visualisation module at uni so I thought I’d install it at home so I could go through the worksheets at my leisure. OpenDX is a visualisation tool that started off as an IBM product but has since been released under an open source license. Despite this OpenDX is […]