Fun with QR library
My QR code generation library works well, but one of the features was generating a "colour" QR code. No, QR codes are not normall...
The blue M&M test
There is a famous story of the Van Halen concert contract requiring the removal of some M&Ms. It is a test to confirm that the contract ...
Tech: Managing calls
I have just issued a new alpha release of FireBrick, by popular demand, allowing some call filtering based on CLI. Basically you can do a lo...
UK government digitally signed my penis!
It appears that the COVID-19 QR code generator government web site does not allow emojis, but it does allow hieroglyphs, so it seems I have ...
How not to QR (NHS COVID-19 App)
There is now law requiring (from 24th Sep) a QR code to be displayed in various premises so people can scan it in to the NHS COVID-19 App. S...
I have been busy on all sorts of little things, none of which seemed worth blogging. But one of the more fun little distractions was fixing ...
Pseudo C++ using cpp (the RevK macro)
I am not sure if this is evil, or genius, or both. Either way I take full credit. Mainly for a library where we want to add extra optional o...
I have been involved with SMS (i.e. text messaging) for a long time. I was even on the ETSI committees that designed GSM (not specifically ...
Making a meme?
This is my attempt to make a meme. Of course, there is a danger that it will be seen as insensitive. Tricky one. If anything I am having a g...
A simple flat tyre - but this is 2020, so no...
Really boring post for your today... On cycling out of Bracknell town on one of the cycle paths (see, I do use them when they go where I wan...
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