Category Archives: Uncategorized

Hell yes feminism

http://buzzfeed.tumblr.com/post/108874060812/hey-buzzfeed-i-like-a-lot-of-the-stuff-you-guys Most people who know me will probably be vaguely aware that I consider myself a feminist. I probably make loads of mistakes while I’m doing it. I am far from perfect. But just to make it abundantly clear: hell … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Renaming things quickly in Eagle

I use Eagle for my PCB design and I generally find it to be a nice piece of software. One annoyance that I came across recently was the seemingly hard task of doing a “bulk rename” of components on a schematic. … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Depression Quest: First Thoughts

Trigger warning: this post discusses depression in some detail. It is not written by a mental health professional.  Sufferers of depression and similar conditions should think carefully about playing the game it discusses. It is intended to raise awareness and aid understanding … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Stroboscope

Introduction For a Nottingham Hackspace project, I was asked if I could measure the RPM of a motor. “Sure!”, I said. What was really needed was quickly bodging together a beam-break circuit and connecting it to an oscilloscope. This would … Continue reading

Posted in Electronics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

SimCity: Reminiscence Edition

If you read this for electronics stuff, prepare for disappointment. Because this is a sleep-deprivation induced rant about a video game. SimCity: What the hell happened to you? Every now and then I feel like going back and playing SimCity. When … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | 2 Comments

Hacking Ugandan Toilets http://nicnaknoe.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/hacking-for-ugandan-toilets/

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

An open letter to coalition MPs

Dear Coalition MP, When watching PMQs, I am disheartened by David Cameron and Ed Milliband arguing like children with bad scriptwriters. I am disheartened by the obfuscation and outright lies. But that’s all I am. Disheartened. I have come to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment