I’m on the second lap of the bike course of Ironman UK 2013, and I’ve decided to stop. It’s been a great day so far, but I’m pretty certain that I can’t make it to T2 in time. My legs aren’t handling all the climbing, my lower back is very painful (a recurring injury brought [...]
This is the final part of my posts on the history of Boardz. I’m going to talk about the artwork and the server.
The artwork for Boardz was one of the most time consuming parts of the project. I made the wrong decision early on that I wanted to do all the work myself, [...]
In part 1 I covered the development of Boardz up to shipping the first version. I’d like to talk a little bit about the resulting reviews, and how these forced a course correction in the development. I don’t think this course correction was necessarily the right move on my part, but we’ll get [...]
I’m a fairly neutral guy when it comes to operating systems. I just use what I need to get the job done. I’ve recently had more of a bias towards Mac OS, simply because I find it clean and easy to work with. In fact, my advice to friends is usually to go buy a [...]
Back in September 2008, while the stock markets were crashing due to the banking fiasco, I started to think more seriously about ways to boost my income, in case things went pear-shaped with my job, or I found myself with some free time to pursue a project on my own. In hindsight I [...]
Welcome to my new blog. Hopefully I’ll write something more useful than ‘Hello World’ in the next few days
I’m just figuring out the finer details of WordPress, Amazon EC2 hosting, and various other bits and pieces to get this blog up and running. I would appear to have a working website, so that’s [...]