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Totally retro...

Submitted by minimism on Mon, 2006-10-30 13:49.

My creative side has been gradually becoming more and more bipolar:

On one side, I love new technology - whether it be digital video captured from a camcorder; pure computer graphics created in Blender/Quartz Composer; or simply digital stills caught from my PowerShot; or on the audio side perhaps some new softsynths or plugin effects running within Logic.

On the other side, is the retro - I've owned a bunch of analogue/vintage synthesisers and drum machines for ages, and I still occasionally pick up my guitar; however the latest retro-fad I've been looking at is visual; super8 filming and 35mm still photography.

Worst Case Execution Time

Submitted by minimism on Fri, 2006-10-20 13:14.

I've just started work at a company which does 'Worst Case Execution Time' analysis (which, for those who don't know is the maximum amount of time that a given processor takes to perform a particular program).

This is a requirement in hard real time software applications where it is vital that the software responds within a certain timescale (airbags in a car is a typical example - too early and the bag is deflating before the impact of the person; too late and the bag inflates too close to the person and can cause injury!).

This entry is also kind of a test to see whether this

Episode 4: A new ... errr.....

Submitted by minimism on Wed, 2006-08-23 21:30.

This is the latest in a series of redesigns/relaunches of Anyone who has been here before will not find anything familiar at all, since the old content has been removed...

This is (some kind of) year zero.

Now all that is needed is the rebuilding. I'm planning to add all sorts of things here: music, video, images, text.

For the moment I am using the stock Kubrick theme, but this will no doubt change as I get further into the redesign.

Let's go :)

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