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10k Apart Entries (Shameless Self Promotion)

August 23, 2010


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


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


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


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


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

Exams and Other, Dissertation Related, Distractions

February 20, 2010


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


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 […]