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I'm a geek, a role-player and a biker.

I work for Diamond Light Source, developing open source scientific software for the UK national synchrotron facility. In the past I have worked in the robotics, mechatronics and laser micro-machining industries.


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revised Good interview programming projects
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Mar
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revised A modern review of Java
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Feb
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revised What is a faster alternative to a CRC?
Updated now issue tracker in github is preferred.
Jan
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revised Strategy to use version control on a modular system
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14
revised What's the best way to synchronise an event over multiple processes?
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Jan
14
revised What's the best way to synchronise an event over multiple processes?
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Jan
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revised Were the first assemblers written in machine code?
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Jan
6
revised Were the first assemblers written in machine code?
Stripped out the Story of Mel quote as it added no more than the link.
Dec
14
revised Why is 80 characters the 'standard' limit for code width?
Updated broken link with one to the wayback machine.
Nov
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revised Were the first assemblers written in machine code?
Added a snippet of the Story of Mel.
Oct
29
revised Can software with a restrictive open source license (GPL,AGPL) be used as part of a tool chain in a commercial software package?
Tried to differentiate this question froim the one it is closed as a duplicate of.
Oct
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revised Can software with a restrictive open source license (GPL,AGPL) be used as part of a tool chain in a commercial software package?
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Sep
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revised How to document and teach others “optimized beyond recognition” computationally intensive code?
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revised Stack-instructions machines
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Aug
27
revised Can we set up svn server on a local computer without any network access?
Fixed broken link.
Mar
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revised Why is 80 characters the 'standard' limit for code width?
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Mar
31
revised New to TDD. Should I avoid private methods now?
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Aug
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revised Using git correctly in a small team
Updated the link text to make it more obvious *which* branching model was being referred to.
Jun
20
revised Is there a chart for helping me decide between open-source licenses?
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May
22
revised Is micro-optimisation important when coding?
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