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I’m sure most programmers have accidentally created graphics glitches in the past – corrupt image files, incorrect texture maps, that sort of thing, and I’ve certainly encountered them many times as a games player… y’know, the sorts of things that … Continue reading
Every year I set New Year’s resolutions. Many years I don’t succeed in keeping them, but I still believe that there’s a benefit in having thought about what you want to change in your life, and at least making a … Continue reading
I just received notification to say that I’ve been re-awarded the Microsoft MVP award for 2012. Which is nice.
A few days ago I went on a tour of the Houses of Parliament (a present from my wife – I didn’t realise that you couldn’t just walk in off the street – you need to approach your MP to … Continue reading
So you might have read about the recent leak of 6.5million LinkedIn passwords onto the internet. This comes at a fitting time for me since, having just completed the Udacity CS387 Applied Cryptography course, I’ve developed a new love for … Continue reading
The notion of “Online distance learning” conjures up many different associations. The Open University, for example, is (rightly) regarded as a world-leading educational establishment, and has been offering distance-learning degree courses to students since 1971. OU Lectures, originally broadcast on … Continue reading
(Before continuing, I should state that I am indebted to a reader, “James”, who provided the Sony SmartTag URIs in a comment to my previous post.) My explorations into the world of NFC on my Android mobile phone continue. After … Continue reading