Keeping jobs alive with caffeine

My Mac likes to go to sleep to save power, and that means any long-running processes I have underway will be suspended when it does.

Hello, World!

I learned to code on a computer called the BBC Micro, released by the BBC in 1981.

We're only human

Cleaning up data from volunteer groups across the UK. We’re only human In the previous post, we took a tour of the open data available that tells the story of volunteerism across the UK since the coronavirus crisis began.

Look for the helpers

What can we learn about grass-roots COVID-19 volunteer groups from open data?

How to donate your laptop safely

A friend is helping out with a community project and asked for some laptops.

Being a better witness

A couple of weeks ago I witnessed a stabbing… Being a better witness I didn’t know it was a stabbing at the time.

Policing data interventions

This is a necropost, resurrected from an old blog. To find out more about Hack the Police events, civic tech, and policing technology, visit: Police Rewired

A friendly face for the victims of burglary

This is a necropost, resurrected from an old blog. To find out more about Hack the Police events, civic tech, and policing technology, visit: Police Rewired

Let's hack the police, part 3

To find out more about Hack the Police events, civic tech, and policing technology, visit: Police Rewired

Wriggler

This is a necropost, resurrected from an old blog. Wriggler It was 1998 and I was 17.