Monthly Archives: January 2016

BETT 2016 Review

My first visit to BETT, and although I knew it was large, I wasn’t quite prepared for the sheer scale and sensory overload. I did, however, manage to come away with some very interesting ideas for hardware, software and methods … Continue reading

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Fake anaglyph 3D photos in GIMP

It’s quite easy to make fake 3D anaglyph images in Photoshop, the kinds of images you view with red-blue 3D glasses. Here’s a guide for example, and here’s an image I made years ago with text in Photoshop: But can … Continue reading

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NaNoWriYo

I’ve written before about how badly I got on with NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month. Each November loads of people sign up to a challenge to write a 50,000 word novel in a month. I wonder what proportion succeed. … Continue reading

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Flotilla hacking with a Mac

Inspired by http://www.sniff.org.uk/2015/12/hacking-pimoroni-flotillla.html I plugged Flotilla into my Mac. I browsed my /dev/ folder and took a guess that the Flotilla dock was ‘tty.usbmodem1421′ – which proved correct. Then I typed screen /dev/tty.usbmodem1421 9600 at the Terminal prompt, and wiggled … Continue reading

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