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10k Apart Entries (Shameless Self Promotion)

August 23, 2010

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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

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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 […]

To Do This Week

July 25, 2010

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I’m currently suffering from something that affects many students (and probably other people) during Summer: procrastination. With nothing that ‘needs’ doing and all day, every day to do it in I find it too easy to just watch TV, play computer games and spend time browsing the internet while watching Twitter for updates. This isn’t […]

Triple-booting a Phoenix Laptop

June 8, 2010

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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 […]

Moving Blogs and Printing Reports

April 20, 2010

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So I’ve decided to move my blog to WordPress hosting. The new address is https://justmark1987.wordpress.com. There are a number of reasons for this but the main one is that my old host (www.zymic.com) was fine for playing around with but their free offering was particularly slow when using MySQL. Hopefully wordpress.com will be better and […]

Exams and Other, Dissertation Related, Distractions

February 20, 2010

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It’s been rather busy recently (hence the lack of posts) but exams are over now so hopefully I can get back to posting more frequently even though my dissertation and project will be taking over. Speaking of which I haven’t really described my project yet so here goes… Since the iPhone and Android came out […]

Assignments been, gone and already on their way back

January 6, 2010

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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 […]