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Winter Running Challenge

Winter Running Challenge

I’ve been so busy this year with actual work that blogging and social media activity has been left by the wayside.​ However, I’m about to embark on another trio of trail marathons - repeating the challenge I set myself last year.

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Windows 10 Blocking Random Websites

Windows 10 Blocking Random Websites

A quick solution to a problem with Windows PCs when they appear to be indiscriminately blocking certain websites.

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New Photos for 2017

New Photos for 2017

I recently invited Ceri Oakes to come and take a series of photos, documenting some of my recent design projects. Here are a few of my favourites.

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News Roundup - Spring 2017

News Roundup - Spring 2017

A quick roundup of news highlights from the past few weeks - there’s plenty going on, but as usual I’m terrible at sharing any information!

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Automatically Run a Python Script at Boot in Raspbian

Automatically Run a Python Script at Boot in Raspbian

Here’s a handy reference for auto-running Chrome and Python scripts in Raspbian at boot. I’ve used this technique in the desktop arcade machine Cameron and I are building and it seems to work reliably.

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A Brief Introduction to Transport API

A Brief Introduction to Transport API

I recently implemented Transport API within a project - providing real-time departure data for buses on the X93 route from Robin Hood’s Bay. Here’s how I did it.

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Hide Raspberry Pi Mouse Cursor in Raspbian (Kiosk)

Hide Raspberry Pi Mouse Cursor in Raspbian (Kiosk)

Find out how to permanently hide your mouse cursor in Raspbian using unclutter.

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Podcast RSS Feed Template

Podcast RSS Feed Template

A straight-forward podcast feed template to help you generate an XML podcast feed for iTunes using PHP.

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Pi Zero - Suggestions Please!

Pi Zero - Suggestions Please!

Got any ideas for things to do with a Raspberry Pi Zero? We’d love to hear them!

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Increment the Value of a Number in a .txt File with PHP

Increment the Value of a Number in a .txt File with PHP

I was recently asked to add an order number to a simple online ordering system I built for a client a few years ago. Here’s how I did it - using a plain text file and some PHP.

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