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3dprint

Installing a Glass Bed on the Creator Pro

2 minute read

I finally bought a glass bed for my Creator-Pro 3D printer after destroying the last of the plastic bed sheets that were supplied with the machine. Unfortuna...

Pesky Ikea Pegs

less than 1 minute read

We bought a house a few years back and I am now trying to tidy it up little by little. One of the things that has been bugging me for a while was a kitchen c...

Pangolin Day

less than 1 minute read

Recently I noticed that it was World Pangolin Day and with some species of these little critters being critically endangered, I thought I’d try and post som...

dev

Testing Exceptions in Java with AssertJ

2 minute read

Quite often at work I’m banging on about code being easy to read. It’s a well understood notion that it’s harder to read code than to write it so I’m always ...

Java URL Equals Bit Me

2 minute read

Yesterday I had a request to look in to a bug that some customers were experiencing. It was for an old project, actually the first Java application that I ha...

Managing More Micro-services

2 minute read

When I wrote the initial post on this blog I had been working on micro-services for a short time and was managing 3 individual services with my team.

Space Junk with Javascript

1 minute read

Junk in space varies in size from tiny shards of material, through gloves and tools inadvertently dropped by astronauts in orbit, to large pieces of spacecr...

Learn to make music with Javascript

1 minute read

I’ve often wanted to start creating music with code but have never bitten the bullet and tried. Usually because I have 3 other web projects in progress (not...

electronics

Electronics: Engineer of the People

less than 1 minute read

There hasn’t been much time recently to keep up with my electronics learning. Finding a game that involved learning about the topic seemed like a good way to...

games

Finally Finished System Shock

less than 1 minute read

System Shock the game, released in 1994 and much played by a then 14 year old has been cracked…finally.

music

Waiting for OS Upgrade

less than 1 minute read

The first post for music on here. I had some fun while waiting for my OS to upgrade last night. Well to be honest, I was going to try and master a previous ...

Learn to make music with Javascript

1 minute read

I’ve often wanted to start creating music with code but have never bitten the bullet and tried. Usually because I have 3 other web projects in progress (not...

science

50 Years Since We Walked on the Moon

1 minute read

The 50th anniversary of one our civilisation’s greatest achievements is only days away. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took our first ever steps on a body ot...

Science: The Most Unknown

less than 1 minute read

Insightful documentary film bringing scientists from different fields together.

Perimeter Institute Talks

less than 1 minute read

I recently discovered another source of great science videos online. The Perimiter Institute in Canada even manages to get the sound quality great every time...

Goodbye Cassini

less than 1 minute read

Witnessing a spacecraft burn up after decades of operation is not something that happens very often. This week the Cassini-Huygens mission ended after a ver...

Space Junk with Javascript

1 minute read

Junk in space varies in size from tiny shards of material, through gloves and tools inadvertently dropped by astronauts in orbit, to large pieces of spacecr...

Find Planet 9

less than 1 minute read

There has been much speculation about a mysterious 9th planetary body in our solar system. Estimates of an exceptionally large and highly elliptical orbit o...

space

50 Years Since We Walked on the Moon

1 minute read

The 50th anniversary of one our civilisation’s greatest achievements is only days away. Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin took our first ever steps on a body ot...

Goodbye Cassini

less than 1 minute read

Witnessing a spacecraft burn up after decades of operation is not something that happens very often. This week the Cassini-Huygens mission ended after a ver...

Space Junk with Javascript

1 minute read

Junk in space varies in size from tiny shards of material, through gloves and tools inadvertently dropped by astronauts in orbit, to large pieces of spacecr...

Find Planet 9

less than 1 minute read

There has been much speculation about a mysterious 9th planetary body in our solar system. Estimates of an exceptionally large and highly elliptical orbit o...

sport

Watch Premier League Football on DAZN

2 minute read

UPDATE - DAZN lost the rights to show Premier League football in Germany for the next three seasons (starting 2019-2020) so this article is not accurate any ...

technology