Showing posts from the "General" category

  • The Real World of Web Development

    I read "The Real Dark Web", a blog post from @sonniesedge and within a few paragraphs it really hit home. There are a few noisy web developers who are innovating, but their innovations are not realistic in the "Real world". Yet [we] are told, mostly implicitly, sometimes directly, that if [we're]

  • 2018 in review

    2018 was a big year for me, in all sorts of ways. This blog post summarises one of the most life-changing years of my life.

  • Xbox One vs PlayStation 4

    I recently sold my Xbox One S and bout a PlayStation 4 Pro. Why did I do this and what are the differences? This post outlines my thoughts from an "everyday consumer".

  • Music obsessions

    The table below details what I've been listening to, what I am listening to, or albums I've discovered. There is no shame in this list, these are things you'll catch me listening to. They are albums I reach for when wanting something comfortable. I'm always open to recommendations, so let me

  • 2017 in review

    It seems to be the done thing to do a "year in review" post. I initially scoffed at the idea, but the more I thought about it, the more I thought about how keeping track of accomplishments can be a little encouragement and ego boost. So here goes!

  • How I kicked a millennial habit

    Changing habits is hard - especially when it's being part of your lifestyle for so long. After watching a video, I decided to address my reliance on social media and mobile phones.

  • "HD" cheap action cam - you get what you pay for

    Recently, a friend and I purchased a cheap action camera from eBay (this link will probably expire). To give you a rundown in case it does, it was a go-pro look-alike for £14. Boasting full 1080p HD video recording (plus 720p if desired), this action cam was unbelievably good value. We weren't expecting