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Learning the cello

At age 9 I started the clarinet. My eldest sister started the flute several years before, my middle sister started the saxophone, so the final non-double reeded woodwind instrument fitted the pattern. At age 11 I started the saxophone. They're fairly similar, in fact parts of them use the same fing...

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Microbit battleship

I'm pretty much done with my microbit implementation of Battleship. Some things of note: everything I could write without a microbit I did and tested quite a bit I haven't been able to upload it to a pair of microbits because mu for some reason wasn't playing ball and my paths don't seem to let me u...

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The thing(s) I hate about phones

In the last 5 years I've been through 4 different phones. First I had a blackberry for two years, then a nexus 5, then a nexus 5x, and finally, an iPhone 7. The nexus 5/5x moves weren't really my choice - my nexus 5 was stolen from my grasp in third year (that sucked a lot) and then Autumn 2016 I w...

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I tried to carry on my microbit project...

But I got bored. So I decided I'm going to write microbit battleship instead. Part of it is probably that I've never actually played Werewolf but the other part is having oodles of free time right now makes my attention span even shorter. Anyhow, I think Battleship gives as much scope for radio us...

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Microbit part one - setting up

Project github repo Today I started to set up to write some code for my microbit. After initially doing some googling - see here - I found the library for radio is pretty straight forward. My next step was thinking about how exactly to go about writing for the microbit. Having worked with embedded s...

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