The Shoreditch tech community and Hackney UTC

Shoreditch is a tech hub. I work just by the Old St roundabout and find that rumours of it's demise are greatly exaggerated. I like working in and around this area. It's great that every night there is a launch party or a technical talk about something interesting. A chance to meet people who do similar things.

Apr 26, 2014

A JSON field type for Django

A JSON field type for django with associated general JSON classes

Mar 13, 2014

Galago UltraPro 14" Linux laptop review

I recently bought myself a Galago UltraPro 14" laptop. It's the first dedicated piece of Linux hardware I have purchased. Here's a short review

Jan 4, 2014

Howto setup your ubuntu machine as a primecoin miner

Howto setup your ubuntu machine as a primecoin miner, using upstart to start and stop it.

Nov 28, 2013

How do I use nmap to...

nmap is a very powerful network scanning tool that is useful for discovering and debugging servers.

Aug 16, 2013

man man

So much ASCII, so little time

Jul 10, 2013

Quickly force a reboot under Linux

This little trick has saved us a lot of time recently

May 24, 2013

Principles of a distributed system

Some ideas on designing a fault tolerant, system with complex interactions between the disparate parts

May 16, 2013

A general caching decorator for Python

A generalized caching decorator for Python sites

May 13, 2013

A dead drop with bittorrent sync

A dead drop was a public location that spies would hide information, in the hope that the right party would pick it up later, bittorrent sync gives you the ability to do something similar

Apr 24, 2013