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Listening to music when coding

Very brief history My very first experience of computers and coding was at the age of 12. I tried desperately to create my first homepage after getting online. I would upload my content to angelfire.com, in fact I still have the account http://www.angelfire.com/ab6/ryanormrod13/ but it’s looking quite empty now. I would also frequent IRC (Internet … Continued

Job 26:7 “The earth is hanging upon nothing”

A Facebook user said to me, Moses wrote in the Book of Job(s) that “the earth is hanging upon nothing.” (Job 26:7) How did Moses knew that? Telescopes didn’t existed back then! (SIC) My response is: How do you know that Moses knew that, he may have proposed it as an idea, but we’re not … Continued

Facebook is down for some, but it’s easy to get back online

Earlier today I was using Facebook, but it appeared to have gone offline with a message stating “this site can’t be reached”. I went to http://www.isitdownrightnow.com (Opens in a new window) to find out whether or not Facebook was down for everybody or just me. As Facebook appeared to be down for just me, my … Continued

PHP Static Code Analysis

Every developer has a different coding style, this makes code difficult to maintain over time. In a large team of developers this can make code confusing and unmaintainable. Using the assistance of static code analysis tools, developers can get help to avoid common mistakes by enforcing coding standards, detecting common errors and cleaning up blocks … Continued

Best 3D Visualisation Companies in the UK

What is a 3D Visualisation company? Photographs can show a real physical product in crystal clear, high definition quality. But if the product contains any artifacts then they will also show up. So, the main purpose of 3D visualisation companies is to render out perfect product shots to use online and elsewhere. What are some examples … Continued

Prefixes to Commonly Used Terms in Neuroscience

PREFIX MEANING ab- away from acou- hear act- do, act ad-, aff- to aden- gland aer- air, gas alg- pain alve- tough ambi- both sides amphi- about, around, both sides ana- up, apart, across andr- man angi- blood vessel, duct ante- before anti- against, counter apo- from arachn- spider arch- beginning, origin arthr- joint articul- … Continued

How to get cleaner air indoors using plants and technology

While air quality in my home town of Warwick, Warwickshire, UK is not known to be the best in the country, in fact the council has basically got to act before we all choke. Steps to change Warwick District’s poor air quality adopted Leamington “one of the worst in the country” for air pollution July … Continued

Some initial test results from Star Count

So these are the results of Algorithm 1: While not entirely accurate, is it fair so say that it gives an idea of how many stars were found? You can visit Star Count here There are a few other Algorithms that aren’t currently live. Original Image: Result (Counted 2618 stars): Original Image: Result (Counted 1473 … Continued