Category: programming

So Steam, by default, when asked to take a screenshot will merrily scatter them hither and yon across your hard-drive with unwarranted abandon. Specifically, it’ll put them in the app’s home directory. This isn’t great, because what with cloud-saves and

Now Read On…

Last couple of weeks have been a little hectic, and the next couple seem to continue this trend. So: Work Shifted to a new primary project at work for the first time in quite a while. Enjoying new challenges, and

Now Read On…

Quiet work week, so we’ll skip that. Decided that I’d had enough of print statements, and moved both Lifestream and Lampstand over to use Python logging instead for everything outputty. Lampstand also needs a pass to separate output into levels,

Now Read On…

Every so often, it occurs to me that Dungeons and Dragons models an extremely schizophrenic variant of competence. “I use Vicious Mockery on the guard” “Okay, you fire off a stream of insults which [Clatter] hit him square in the

Now Read On…

Daily posts are not interesting, and I’ve got the same problem as Norm, to some degree. I’ve got dozens of projects I’m working on, some of them professionally, so I’m going to try weekly updates, with the hope that with

Now Read On…

Because I’m going to need this again at some point. I’m currently tracking progress of my Kickstarted projects with a Google Drive Spreadsheet. This is partly because it tells me exactly how much money I’ve spent on KS projects over

Now Read On…

A few years and five houses ago, I had an idea. It was to be an online game, browser based, where you would own and run a racing car company. There’d be research and development, and aliens, and stuff, and

Now Read On…

Something I keep doing: Forgetting to commit to git. Having pretty much moved everything over to git & github for all my source control needs, I am now getting used to how Git works. It hasn’t, however, solved the problem

Now Read On…

I have a dream. My dream is that one day, a giant carrot carved into the shape of a submarine will sail down the Thames before sinking below the waves to take back America using only the power of latin.

Now Read On…

Yesterday (I rule at this Daily Update thing) was the birthday of Benoît Mandelbrot, creator of the Mandelbrot set fractal, possibly the single most recognisable fractal image there is. So popular is it, in fact, that a Mandelbrot generator is

Now Read On…