Charlotte

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Stop trying to make fetch happen, or why I take issue with fixation on Google

Recently my dad emailed me the following news article. While stories about 7 year old girls going after what they want at an early age and it being something like computer science is great, I take issue with parents and society as a whole putting companies like Google, Facebook, Microsoft, and Amazo...

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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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