I had a fun time at Music Hack Day London 2010, despite only being there physically for the Saturday. The team, made up of Yves, Chris and myself, with camerawork provided by Patrick, created an Android app to discover musical treasure. It won the 7digital prize.
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A word of warning to those wishing to travel to India and use a local SIM card, or stay connected to the net whilst on the move: getting a prepay mobile or GPRS / 3G SIM isn’t as easy as it might be in your own country.
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Now that I’m on the move for a couple of months, I’m using a Dell Inspiron Mini to do all my work. As soon as I switched away from my Macbook I missed using the right-hand ⌘ with Tab to change windows. I’ve found that using opposite hands when modifying keys can relieve some repetitive strain.
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I recently moved out of my office space in Hove, as I’m spending two months in Kerala, India, for a change of scenery. I’m so hard done by.
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This past week, having finished a project and having a bit of free time to spare, I decided to do some digging and see what was going on in Brighton in terms of web development meetups. It turns out there’s plenty of stuff here, and probably more activity in terms of after-school meetup groups and presentations than in London, even.
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