Level 7 - April 2020 Gaming (Gaming)

Level 7 - April 2020 Gaming
The world is in a weird place right now. We’re mostly confined to our homes, and spend pretty much all of our time at home. Well, that’s perfect for some backlog bashing! Here is the rundown of games I played...

InfluxDB to Exist.io - Logging Gaming Time (Projects)

InfluxDB to Exist.io - Logging Gaming Time
Getting as much data into Exist as I can is important to me. So far this year I’ve built integrations for… Gaming Time Pages Read (via iOS Shortcuts) Money Spent (using the Monzo API) This post details how I am...

Python 3 SimpleHTTPServer (How-To)

Python 3 SimpleHTTPServer
In Python3, use python3 -m http.server to get the same thing as SimpleHTTPServer in Python 2.x.

Logging pages read to Exist.io via Shortcuts (Projects)

Logging pages read to Exist.io via Shortcuts
I was messing around with the Exist.IO API over the weekend to see what I could build. I noticed that there was a ‘Pages read’ attribute that I could post to. Perfect! I then wondered how easily I could build...

Level 6 - A little Switch... (Gaming)

Level 6 - A little Switch...
The second half of 2019 was filled with far too much work! I didn’t really get a lot of time to play my games, but here are my top 3 games per month according to Switch Parental Control app… July...

Level 5 - What I've been Playing in 2019 (Gaming)

Level 5 - What I've been Playing in 2019
I really need to try and complete this post a bit more often! Top Three Games Every Month So far in 2019 (by time played) I won’t say how long I played each for, since the Parental control app doesn’t...

Essential road-warrior travel technology for geeks (Reviews)

Essential road-warrior travel technology for geeks
I have spent a lot of time travelling for work during the first half of 2019, and am starting to perfect the perfect grab bag of technology to make my work and leisure time out of the office more useful,...

Tracking planes from your laptop (ADS-B) (Projects)

Tracking planes from your laptop (ADS-B)
My local hackspace recently acquired SDR dongle for us to use, and since I’ve been wanting to have a play around with Software Defined Radios I spent an evening learning how to use it. Here is my quick rundown of...

Bootstrap 4 - New Blog Theme (Projects)

Bootstrap 4 - New Blog Theme
I decided last week that I really wanted a card based theme for my blog. After all, cards are cool. After spending a few hours messing around with existing themes, and trying to customise them to my vision for what...