Paperweight Politics

Politics is ever prevalent in a lot of the world, but we Northern Irish often seem to add our own magical brand of meaninglessness to the proceedings; after all, the majority of our parties are tribal clowns whose sole existence seems to consist of the besmirchment of their fellow career…

Through My Eyes

For a little over a month now I've been subscribing to Cesar Kuriyama's 1 Second Everyday philosophy. Essentially this means recording one second of video everyday. Somedays that second will be boring, other days it may not be enough. I had hoped that this project would motivate me to go…

Broken Compass

To date I've spent a significant portion of my adult life worrying about where I'm going, this is, of course, in the philosophical sense; physical trajectories require much less consideration. In between these moments of self-assessment, I've probably spent more time oblivious, blindly moving forward, feeling like I'm making progress…

The Raspberry Pipboy

As anyone who follows my Twitter or Google+ will have seen, this year, for Hallowe'en, I attempted to make a fully functioning Pipboy-3000 to accompany my half-assed Vault Suit from the year previous. The idea was simple enough, take a Raspberry Pi, write some visually interesting Python, stick it, a…

"Firefight" Devblog #1: Ignition

BEGIN: Futile attempt at prolonging project motivation Today is a fine day for beginnings, what with there being a car sized hyper-advanced laboratory just after landing safely on Mars, and so I begin work in earnest on a project I hope to see to a similar, but somewhat less dramatic…

Glasgowbury 2012

I present to you the 2012 edition of my unofficial Glasgowbury android app. It's a bit slicker than last year, with some new bells and whistles. > Super detailed red line time indicator Accurate right down to the minute! > Drunken Rambler Mode™ Shake the phone and it'll suggest a band…