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Last month, I attended a humanities-themed hackathon, and brought a computer. Which I used to do awesome things in very little code, and ultimately won a prize. Here's the story:
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Last week, I rescued two lost pregnant women from a blizzard on the side of an Alp, while out #geocaching.
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This weekend, I made #PizzaCake : a stack of four pizzas baked together in a cake tin. It was... disappointing. Here's the full story:
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Do you know the secret of #magic? I do, and the secret isn't "secrets":
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On Saturday, +Liz McCarthy and I took a day's course in #blacksmithing. Read all about it (and watch the video of us in action) here:
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I'm on holiday in rural Devon, without access to either my video camera, my editing tools, or even a decent Internet connection. But I was so excited to see that my sister had vlogged that I put together an old-school review. In one take (with minor cuts).
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While exploring the +Squiz UK CMS code, I discovered that their Chief of Engineering Greg Sherwood has (among other early developers on the project) have immortalised themselves in a CAPTCHA. Not the way I'd choose to be remembered, but hey:
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For the last 4+ years, the other Earthlings and I have used a socialism-inspired system of means-assessment to share our household finances. I think it'd work really well in any family with multiple earning adults - here's how it works:
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Changes to the National Curriculum are likely to result in children being taught computer programming skills from a young age. I think that's a great idea, but not because we need more computer programmers: there's a deeper reason. Read my blog post:
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Awesome thing to do with your 1000th vlog.
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Peter Hollens & Malukah covering Christopher Tin's "Baba Yetu". Awesome.
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+Liz McCarthy turns out to be a natural at blacksmithing!
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Tagline
Geek-of-many-hats.
Introduction
Dan Q, of scatmania.org fame.
Bragging rights
Escaped the Aberystwyth black hole.
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Occupation
Web Application Developer and Geek Of Many Hats
Employment
  • Three Rings Ltd.
    Director, 2002 - present
  • Bodleian Libraries
    CMS & Web Developer, 2011 - present
  • SmartData UK Ltd.
    Software Engineer, 2002 - 2011