I’ve now completed my second full year working as software engineer in the News Labs team at the BBC. Another year working from home; the team officially moved into BBC R&D; and I was promoted to senior engineer. In 2021 I worked on: mosromgr, a Python library for managing TV and radio running orders, which […]
Following the success of my article The surreal experience of my first developer job, which made it to the top of Hacker News for a whole day, I was invited to tell the story on the excellent podcast Client Horror Stories. The video is available on clienthorrorstories.com: Thanks to Morgan for having me on!
Nearly ten years ago I graduated with a degree in Mathematics & Computing, with a keen interest in pursuing a career involving maths and programming, but with little idea how. First and foremost I had decided to stay in Manchester after uni, rather than risk getting stuck at my parents’ if I moved back home. […]
Dave and I just did a release of GPIO Zero, our Raspberry Pi GPIO library. It’s been over 18 months since the last release, and as well as plenty of small bugfixes and corrections to the documentation, there are a few nice new features too. The highlights: Rotary Encoder Multi-segment displays, including custom “font” support […]