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PilatesSocks.co.uk - An Experiment in SEO

PilatesSocks.co.uk - An Experiment in SEO

A couple of weeks before Christmas I met up with a friend from Boroughbridge. He’s an osteopath called Julian. Primarily Megan and I were visiting them to see their new-born twins. However, the conversation took a different direction when Julian mentioned pilates socks.

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Google Pagespeed Insights

Google Pagespeed Insights

How you can use Google Pagespeed Insights to check your site’s search engine optimisation and make some changes which can really help give your site a boost.

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Thoughts on Scams, Spam and Internet Security

Thoughts on Scams, Spam and Internet Security

Spam and online phishing scams leave millions of users vulnerable scammers’ increasingly shrewd tactics every day of the week. Here are a few of my top tips for staying safe online.

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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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