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codethecity five

A couple of weekends ago we held Codethecity five at the University of Aberdeen. Another cluster of lovely volunteers, another batch of interesting projects, and our first 3D corporation bus. You can watch the videos, read the updates, and admire the sandwiches over on the codethecity #ctc5 tag.


So a couple of months back I started reading again – a bit. Train time and all that. A few others on the list. (obviously, this post isn;t for you, dear reader, it’s for me in a few years time to remind me what I should go back and finish reading). This month it’s been […]

Learning web design vs learning web development

So I came back from the Turning Festival in Edinburgh with a bit of a renewed interest in search patterns. I’ve never been a huge fan of seo first design – prefering a more natural, honest, straightforward approach and trusting Google to do the right thing. So for the most part, I don’t spend vast […]


I’ve picked up some books again. For easily a year I’ve been reading to a purpose, rather than just … reading. I think there are two reasons for this. I now tend to work on the train, which is where I used to do a lot of my reading. I also think it’s partly because […]

Constraints Gumroad

Since the launch kickstarter ended I’ve used Shopify to sell Constraints cards. Last weekend I closed the Shopify and added some simple Gumroad products directly to the constraints site. A.B.E. – Always Be Experimenting. There was nothing wrong with the shopify store, I just didn’t need anything that complicated to sell a handful of decks […]

CodeTheCity 4 – Environment

A date for your diaries – Codethecity Four takes place on the weekend of the 20th and 21st June 2015. We’re in both Aberdeen and Edinburgh this time around. Tickets will be released next week. You can have a look at some of our previous projects at the github repos and the tumblr. This will […]

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