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Movie Analyser

A short break from Madagascar updates to talk about something I was working on before I left the UK – Movie-Analyser.com. A little web development project I was fiddling with in my spare time, it was an interesting experiment for me in infographic design as well as trying out a new API. Movie Analyser combines […]

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My top ten sci-fi characters

10. Jack O’Neill (Stargate, Stargate SG1) Wisecracking,┬ábadass, and often looking far too old for active duty, O’Neill makes the list for his quick quips and sarcasm. Battling his own demons throughout the series, he also manages to die several times, get implanted with alien parasites twice, and save the planet on multiple occasions. Not bad. […]

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Introducing HitFilm (and a few other things)

So, it’s been a while since I posted on here (sorry!) but I have been a little busy. This will be a general me update, but with enough tidbits of things that are actually interesting that you should still be awake by the end. Big news: HitFilm I’ve been in my current job just over […]

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That’s what Facebook said

I’ve just added the most exciting feature to Facebook.. the much-demanded “That’s what she said” button. Seriously, theres at least 10 people who want this. It will only work on Google Chrome. Most other browsers suck anyway. You can install it here. “It can access: Your data on facebook.com” Yup, you’ll get this warning if […]

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So, what are you working on?

The question without an easy answer. Allow me to make a rambling, somewhat ambiguous attempt: For the past 9 months now, I’ve been working for FXhome, a Norwich-based company producing special effects and photography software. A small but rapidly-growing company celebrating its 10th Birthday this very weekend, it has been nothing short of thrilling. I’ve […]

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Harry Potter and the Irritating Cliff-Hanger

The first instalment of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows is due out in cinemas this autumn, marking the beginning of the end for a series that has already taken $5.4 billion at the box office. Enjoyed by children and would-be children alike, it has never failed to whip up a press frenzy. To be […]

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My top ten Doctor Who companions

To continue my Doctor Who theme, I’ve taken a look at the Time Lord’s companions. As the Doctor’s most trusted friends and allies, companions have shared his battles, restrained his fury, and more often than not gotten captured a few times too. 10. Peri Brown (Fifth and Sixth Doctors) Like many of the Doctor’s companions […]

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Inside the TARDIS

The Doctor travels in the TARDIS (Time And Relative Dimensions In Space) , a vehicle unique to Doctor Who as it can travel not only in Space but in Time as well. The Doctor’s TARDIS is often described as a Type 40, first by the Time Lords in the Baker era, and echoed by Matt […]

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My top ten Doctor Who episodes

In the wake of Matt Smith’s debut yesterday as the Eleventh Doctor, I’m going to indulge my inner (and outer) geek with a couple of Who-themed posts. First up: my 10 favourite episodes from the whole series both old and new. Have I got it all wrong? Leave a comment! 10: Parting of the Ways […]

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RoboCup. It won’t arrest you

I attempt to explain just what I’ve been doing for the last 9 months in all those “Project Meetings”.

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