I hate not being good at things, but I don’t mind being “Okay” at everything

I’ve always struggled with being bad at things. I’m notorious for it. But something happens to me when I’m terrible at something. I get this deep inner burn that say...

I downloaded (and ran) a VBE script and ended up with someones Facebook and Google API keys

Let me set the scene; it’s late, I’m tired, and I want to download Friends but in Spanish. I hit the usually suspects but to no avail, so I try...

My golden child

I built a coffee cam for my previous job at BJL. It was a Raspberry pi with a camera attached to it. A bash script would take a picture every...

2018 review

2018 was a bit of a world wind for me (probably just as much as it was for you). After leaving for the other side of the world in June...

How long is a spike

How I learnt about spikes? I recently started a new job as a software engineer at a large organisation in Manchester. My team and I build a maturing peice of...