Electronics
19th June 2015 | By:

How to Build a Binary Clock [PART 2]

When the basic algorithm of turning the diodes on and off is done and tested, it’s time to build the full prototype. This part was completely new for me, as I’d never done anything like it before. The first step… Continue

Engineering
18th June 2015 | By:

3D Printers [Part 2 – Unpacking]

Having covered some considerations in purchasing a 3D printer in the previous post, as well as what factors led us to opt for the Zortrax M200, this post will cover the unpacking of the printer and our initial experience with… Continue

Fun Zone
16th June 2015 | By:

Taking to the skies

Most people who know me, know that I don’t like flying. It’s one of those things that I do because I have to, but no matter how much I try and rationalise the risks and tell myself I’m actually in… Continue

Electronics
15th June 2015 | By:

How to Build a Binary Clock [PART 1]

Electronics have always been very interesting for me, but I’ve never had a lot of opportunities and tools to try it. Now, as our office has become more of an electronics lab, I can start to get closer to the electronic part… Continue

Fun Zone
11th June 2015 | By:

Literature Censorship in China

I recently attended a talk by Professor Michel Hockx, Director of the SOAS China Institute, titled ‘Inside The Great Firewall: Internet Literature in China'[1]. I didn’t know exactly what to expect, and part of the intrigue was understanding more about China’s online ‘world’,… Continue

Fun Zone
9th June 2015 | By:

Wonderful Cuba

We spent this years holidays in Cuba, one of the most extraordinary, weird and friendly country we’ve ever visited. It is one of the most beautiful places on the Caribbean and definitely one with the most interesting history. Before we… Continue

Fun Zone
8th January 2015 | By:

How to cook a prime rib

The prime beef can be the perfect festive meal to enjoy during the Christmas period. We will be discussing one of the easiest way of cooking the prime beef. The prime beef cuts are very tender pieces of meat, if… Continue