This year is my first year spending Christmas the traditional UK way, instead of the Belgian way. In Belgium (or at least in my family) Christmas eve is far more important than Christmas day – which is seen as the more sombre religious day and/or the 8 hour 6-course meal meal with the whole family. … Continue reading Merry Christmas
I asked one of my lecturers about doing text visualisation as my masters thesis and he said it sounded great, even emailed me a paper to read! I don't have an exact question yet, but it'll be something along the lines of visualising web browser history. I'm quite excited about it weeee! I'll have to … Continue reading Masters Project
I found a really good article called the 10 usability crimes you really shouldn't commit and I have updated the website according to adhere to some of the principles - mainly making the website logo now a link to the home page and indicating the active form field for comments below. I didn't actually realise you could … Continue reading Top 10 usability crimes and text visualization
I don't normally feel the urge to do music reviews, but I need to express my love for 30STM and their latest album, This is War, which was released on Monday. 30STM is the only band that I impulsively bought an album after listening to one song. I had heard From Yesterday played on the radio several times and thought … Continue reading This is War by 30 Seconds to Mars
Ok so it was yesterday, but I only got my parents present in the post today, and OMG my mother is sometimes a genius. She either in this case knows me well, or had a freak moment of buying something truly amazing: behold, the most garish, glittery, pink poodle Christmas decoration in the world!! If … Continue reading Happy St Nicholas!
I am currently reading Digital Evidence and Computer Crime by Eoghan Casey and chapter three - "Technology and Law" has some really interesting cases which really make you think about what is 'privacy'. The main act that gives a right to privacy in the US is the Constitution’s 4th Amendment which prohibits unreasonable searches and seizures. The couple of … Continue reading Privacy and the Law