12. September 2019

I Wish Tech Books Had Shorter Chapters

I like reading. I like getting better at things. The two are, in my view, intrinsically related. This shouldn’t be a revelation to anybody! However, one weird thing stops me from reading as much as I’d like to…

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20. August 2019

Modular Markov Music

Earlier this year, I wrote a series of stories about a fictionalised version of my mate “Robbo”. These stories became increasingly silly and forumulaic, until I had the idea of feeding them through a Markov chain to generate a new story. I then routed this as audio through my Eurorack modular gear to make bizarre “not really music”.

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25. July 2019

Slaying the KuberPiDragon

An anti tutorial about me, a novice, building a Kubernetes cluster on Raspberry Pi by essentially catapulting myself headlong into a solid wall of incomprehension until the wall broke. Then I wondered why I did it.

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21. July 2019

The Importance of Context

Understanding things is hard. Explaining things is harder. This article intends to help you communicate and reason with clarity using simple questions to contextualise your work. It’s written with software in mind but is more broadly applicable.

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01. November 2018

I Believe, Help My Unbelief

The Open Door is a weekly breakfast and community primarily for the homeless and vulnerably housed in the Cardiff area. I gave a brief talk on Mark 9:17-26 on how to deal with doubts and struggles.

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11. October 2018

Who do you say I am?

The Open Door is a weekly breakfast and community primarily for the homeless and vulnerably housed in the Cardiff area. I gave a brief talk on Matthew 16:13-16. It’s not intended to be a watertight apologetic argument, more a way to start people thinking about who Jesus is.

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16. September 2018

Love and the Imago Dei

At Church I saw a young father holding his baby, and in that moment something moved in me. Here’s my attempt at unpacking it

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29. August 2018

Getting into Game Development

I was recently introduced to a young person who was looking to make her own games. I had a brief conversation with her sharing my experience of making indie games in the first decade of the 2000s, and I thought I would write down what I see as the key points.

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23. February 2018

Sermon at the Open Door, January 2018

I was asked to speak at a church service in Cardiff. Here is the message I gave. I’m not a trained preacher but did my best to speak the truth as I understand it.

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