Stuff I’m doing currently.

Inspired by Derek Sivers’ /now and popularised by Patrick Rhone.

Reading

Code the Classics-Vol. 1’ — Raspberry Pi Press. Describes the design processes behind five classic video games with code listing to recreate them.

Listening

Podcasts are my staple when travelling. For example, each episode of ATP (‘A tech podcast we accidentally created while trying to do a car show’) is good at keeping up-to-date with the ‘twisty passages all alike’ machinations of the Apple ecosystem, together with the uncanny ability of co-presenter John Siracusa to pithily summarize any given philosophical conundrum. Most hilariously in his demolition of SUV’s ‘like making a hippo dance’. https://twitter.com/zosho/status/904638018895712256 a couple of minutes in.

Project

Becoming familiar again with micro:bits and their now maturing software ecosystem, for projects on sonification of data for a local Primary School.

Autumn

  • Reading*

‘On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous’—OCEAN VUONG

Having read some of his poetry, I was eager to get my hands on his first novel.

Listening

Hoovering up the available eposides of Late Junction before BBC Radio3 apparently decimates the presence of one of the most precious outlets for discovering amazing new music on the channel.

Project

Did a STEAM Ambassador ‘Polar Explorers’ visit to Glan-y-Môr School in Burry Port as part of their transition project for students about to move from Primary to Secondary education.