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Computer Science educator, technical author and Microsoft MVP. At least as much fun as it sounds. Into coding, robots, Internet of Things, poetry. And pinball.

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Joined Twitter 3/27/07


Finished writing the text of Begin to Code with JavaScript. https://t.co/hcjyWMDonj @clarkema Looks in very fine condition. It's inspiring me to get my A1200 out of the loft.....
9/23
2020
#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch Does anyone know if eating10 turnips by mistake is bad for you? Asking for a… https://t.co/uvbjra648m
9/20
2020
Think you know Hull? Think again... 🎲 With over 500 games on offer + drinks and snacks as you play, @BoardRoomHullhttps://t.co/U50ZGjBhrU
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9/15
2020
#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch indeed.... https://t.co/RnSEPiKtQp
9/11
2020
@LuaScriptDev @LuaLang Excellent. I love the thought my my bad jokes taking on a life of their own...Chapter 10 of Begin to Code with JavaScript now available https://t.co/BxM9Mh2buj
8/28
2020
#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch Current retirement plan.... https://t.co/l273YxJpSt
8/23
2020
Are you interested in: 💡 Bringing your #Tech idea to life to make an impact? 🌎 Making new friends around the globe… https://t.co/XMayT0juj1
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8/14
2020
Hull University Rocks https://t.co/OpN8C0Sw7a @jamesmcroft @MichaelGillett Crikey. One more percent and you are underwater.
8/13
2020
Hearing the stock market https://t.co/VAoL3AlX4M
8/7
2020
New Begin to Code with JavaScript Podcasts Available https://t.co/KIQIKqPn8d
8/2
2020
@Littlemagsy falfalafelatteJust had an idea for an amazing dish made of pork sausage and foamed milk. I'm going to call it the chipolatte.
8/1
2020
@alexandramedway @pete_codes ...and 90% wishing that you had better planning skills (although that might just be me)
7/9
2020
@Dev_Shasa @_torrborr Glad you like it. There are some little videos and a tiny errata here: https://t.co/P5KKOABbcj
7/7
2020
@ZxSpectROM @tindie I did a lot of splicing of tape back in the day. Just make sure that you use proper adhesive ta… https://t.co/iIC9IeN27M @ZxSpectROM @tindie This might help: https://t.co/GTQrcYqHz1
7/5
2020
@petevick Congratulations sir. @LocalJoost Congratulations sir. Hope this means that we can meet up at a summit some time in the future. @jamesmcroft Congratulations sir. @richardfennell @BlackMarble Congratulations sir. @PeterFoot Congratulations sir. Nice work.Another year as another MVP! Thanks so much @Microsoft. #mvpbuzz https://t.co/oxTE8JqV71
7/1
2020
Just managed to namecheck "The Fifth Element" movie in some text about array indexing. Very pleased with myself.
6/29
2020
Worth watching... https://t.co/XuOlOCreNT;
6/26
2020
Rob's Podcasting Tips https://t.co/9yCG5yO2vf @Jenny_Alto There's no shame in smelling of petrol. Unless it's on your breath....
6/17
2020
Everything you need to know, all in one tweet. https://t.co/Od8tT8e2ig
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6/12
2020
Did you know Microsoft ❤️ @Raspberry_Pi? We love it so much, we've started putting together some resources on usin… https://t.co/iEVGB7HERj
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6/11
2020
Romantic songs involving cooking utensils: "Three Times a Ladle"#AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch Rich beyond the dreams of avarice... https://t.co/UeucOkf1Bi
6/4
2020
When programming, the perfect time to stop for a break is when you don't know what to do next....It’s been a tough time recently but we need to keep swimming! Hold on till the end of this video for a special mess… https://t.co/tdVG3sxaz0
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6/2
2020
New Begin to Code with JavaScript podcast available https://t.co/OHQPywNWmd @makerspacehull Well, I’d certainly keep my distance..... @hull_libraries @UKLaureate @Booktrust @EmilyDrabs A Tale of Two Cookies @jamesmcroft Shirley you can't be serious. @konichiwakitty @Jenny_Alto @pinski1_ I never stop at slightly....... @mtaulty Playing Elven Assassin in co-op mode is great fun. @mtaulty If you've not got one, get one. They are really good. And the hand tracking they've just introduced works very well.
5/29
2020
@medburnbook It's not done that before.Just found that this is still part of Windows 10. Amazing. https://t.co/QobN46s7j6
5/25
2020
@petevick When you’re around, so do I. 🙂
5/24
2020
Version 2.0 https://t.co/iEBsDkoNjQ @PeterFoot More like the mask of zero.... @sydneypadua They could probably have sent nanny out to do the shopping too.....Mask experiments.... https://t.co/IIW5PrUvsD @CarlPickering @haveigotnews Those were the days..The Imagine Cup is Still Awesome https://t.co/nIEbGMtRBd
5/23
2020
Just solved a problem in Word by pressing ALT+F9. Very pleased with myself.
5/22
2020
@petevick @simona_cotin Yes, but as I recall you did take out a licence....
5/21
2020
@Pete_Brown I do all these too. I also use it to spot dust on my camera sensor.
5/19
2020
Home life... #AnimalCrossing #ACNH #NintendoSwitch https://t.co/146eGOVunm
5/12
2020
I'm doing a talk this evening for DotNetShef about air quality, Azure Functions and spider eggs. As you do. It woul… https://t.co/Wv9gICo5HM
5/5
2020
@mikeirvingweb @petevick @PeterFoot @andy_wigley @mtaulty @SPDoctor @_richardg @rwomack Anyone want one of these? https://t.co/OclHq2eLv3A look at the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera https://t.co/Cvs0TYUg7P
5/4
2020
@Jenny_Alto For me the hard bit, coming from computer graphics, was learning that Z comes out of the floor and Y go… https://t.co/UdrNGzwSk1 @Jenny_Alto I like OpenSCAD. But then again, I like writing Python inside FreeCAD......
5/3
2020
@nory_tessel Hi. Just make sure that the file https://t.co/AmplinrCPA is in the same folder as your program and Pyt… https://t.co/d2SImw7B04
5/2
2020
Rob at DotNetShef https://t.co/ziFvVxH4l4 @nory_tessel Hi. Glad to hear you are enjoying the book. There are some known issues with Snaps importing. You can… https://t.co/sD0born7BA
5/1
2020
@IamPablo @marypcbuk I loved being part of the competition and watching lives being changed.Nice to see @UniOfHull and @VISRvr in the Microsoft Rewards latest news. https://t.co/wKP7pDByrB
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4/24
2020
@mahoekst Oh wow (goes up into loft.......)
4/19
2020
Lego Space Opera https://t.co/EeTgnWJxaw
4/8
2020
Stuck at home, queues at the shops, Queen on the telly. Anyone would think it was Christmas.
4/6
2020
@Jenny_Alto ..if only there was some kind of test so that you could know whether you were infected or not...... @Jenny_Alto I guess if you're infected you wear it one way out, and if you're not you wear it the other way out......If anyone has a need for a face visor I've started printing them. Not sure how serviceable they are, but if anyone… https://t.co/fVOII8JZIY
4/5
2020
Weight loss tip: Stand on your scales with your arms folded. That way each arm supports the other, rather than just… https://t.co/oDQ0Fr2paF
4/1
2020
@jamesmcroft @HannahA91 Best of luck sir. Whoever they are, they are very lucky to have you. @mcneillb Oooh. Resistors........What the wrong sized batteries look like. #toomanyas https://t.co/BijaYmx8B1 @petergothard Those people that were drinking it must be feeling really stupid round about now...Writing MicroPython using Visual Studio Code and Pymakr https://t.co/W1B28k0p8U
3/31
2020
I'm slightly concerned about how pleased I am to have done this: https://t.co/90dgbVMYHY @theMrTortoise @RikGarner @DotNetNorth @petevick Hi. You can take a look at the sensor data here:… https://t.co/VWs8O0rSYs
3/30
2020
@petergothard @Sooraj_Shah It was a fault in a lookup table on the processor. https://t.co/bHlnHu3ZxM
3/9
2020
@gortok @gcaughey @marypcbuk "do the best" in this context means "get the most readers". There is no better way to… https://t.co/yubAMpqLtC @Philby91 Sorry for the delay. I've filled in an expression of interest on the web page. @dudenamedchris Hi. Thanks for buying my book. You need the latest version of Snaps. You can find out more at my su… https://t.co/fWLk1BI2xDI got a bit confused this morning and tried to clean my teeth while singing "Happy Birthday to You" twice. Didn't end well. @gcaughey @marypcbuk Writing books is OK, but don't expect to make much money. And the ones that do the best are th… https://t.co/eCqA0uq2x7My wife is after a name for her pub quiz team. I've suggested "The Nakatomi Plaza Social Club". Didn't go down well....
3/5
2020
@stuartcantrill @chronicleflask @ReadMoreScience @difluorine @sciencebase @ChemistryKit @Stare_at_Air @Mark_Lorchhttps://t.co/auugJNDzjq
3/2
2020
@Philby91 Hi. Sorry for the delay responding. I’ll put some ideas together and get back to you. We can chat next week.
2/29
2020
@Philby91 Hi. Great to hear from you. I’d love to do a talk. Any particular theme?We’ve had an inspirational talk from @robmiles about programming @C4DIHull Great involvement by the children from… https://t.co/RbEinDZBXl
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2/26
2020
Hardware Group Meetup - Frekvens and LED Cubes https://t.co/sNfmXSNbBQ
2/18
2020
We're having another Hardware Meetup next week! https://t.co/KxLbs9rTvU It would be lovely to see you there. @shanselman It gets a lot easer when you become old enough to realise that most of the time nobody cares about thes… https://t.co/6Lf75LpKpM
2/13
2020
A look at Frekvens - and a printable speaker cover https://t.co/5tMvINRtTf#ikea #teenageengineering #frekvens If anyone wants something to protect the rear speaker on their Frekens subwoofe… https://t.co/SNf7x3N1k8
2/12
2020
@matvelloso Ha. At the end of mine I demonstrate an air particle measuring top hat. Also, I do it in rhyme: https://t.co/sCjfkdUOCR
2/8
2020
Still a few tickets left for @DDDNorth , just over 3 weeks away! https://t.co/Dbic2S3syr https://t.co/9s7eaiB7jt
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2/6
2020
@MapleResident Hi. What's the problem?
2/5
2020
Return of the Hardware Meetup https://t.co/tAZ6ldFgYZFirst Hardware Meetup of 2020. I'm going: https://t.co/kQgq8RCDXv
1/31
2020

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