There are quite a few posts describing the evil Internet communities that posts pictures of that frog thing and promote hate. I find Internet communities quite interesting, I don’t think I’ve ever belonged to an Internet community. Back in 1999 I used to log on to a chat program called...Read More »
I have a strong interest in technology, particularly in the area of software development. My job role requires me to write and maintain many LAMP style applications but I also have an interest in development for technologies such as Oculus Rift development and mobile phones, recently I have started putting some of my alpha applications on the Google Play store and documenting my journey.
Recent Posts in Technology
I’m having lots of trouble writing recently. I think this is because much of my writing is currently sitting around in private word documents. I think because you don’t see any progression that way the work never progresses. So, after a conversation with my professor I’ve decided to ‘dump’ whatever...Read More »
A few days ago I jotted down some notes describing a view on the motivations of some games, that there were games pretending to entertain but instead they were in the business of raising ‘engagement rates’ getting you to do something in the interest of the developer rather than...Read More »
I’ve had a lot of feedback from my post detailing how to use Facepager to explore comments on facebook pages. While Facepager is a neat little tool I get a lot of feedback saying that users have difficulty setting it up. Since the Github repository of the tool itself...Read More »
Over the past year I have found myself playing with ways to create new ways to revise for students, mainly based around creating quick quizzes in different forms for my students to take on the go. My personal strategy has always been to ‘top up’ my revision sessions by doing...Read More »
I was asked how I upload vines from my computer. Its quite easy if you use a throwaway account like myself, but the tool I use doesn’t use oAuth. It is your call how much you trust this way of doing it. I’d be interested in finding out about any...Read More »
I’m really interest in the amount of time younger members of the family put in to watching videos of other people play Minecraft. Minecraft is a game, a pretty good one too; wouldn’t they be more interested in actually playing it instead? I’m not the only person wondering what it...Read More »
I’ve recently been recording the screen of my Raspberry Pi to show a friend how to do various things on it, I’ve been asked to share my technique for screen recording. The truth is that I am not actually running any recording software on the Pi itself, I have set...Read More »
Incremental Games are a recently recognised genre of video game that is popular on mobile phones and browser game sites such as Kongregate with the simple goal to earn as much ‘currency as possible. The currency itself can take many forms, but is basically an integer that is increased...Read More »
Register Windows Phone and fix 'Windows Phone IP Over USB Transport(IpOverUsbSvc) service is running'
One of the things I liked about Android development was that it was very easy to get up and running, you could get a phone for very cheap and you could sign your own applications so they would run on any phone. I liked the beta testing in the store...Read More »