Author Archives: Tinlad

Old Money

Have you ever been reading an old novel and come across a monetary amount and thought “how much is that equivalent to today?”. Well wonder no more. Old Money will tell you how much a specified historical amount is equivalent … Continue reading

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DOOMWATCH

Short of time? Life too hectic? Remove the daily chore of reading the news; simply use DOOMWATCH. DOOMWATCH removes the hassle of having to actually read the news to find out what you need to be afraid of. Using state-of-the-art … Continue reading

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Tea Desktop Wallpaper

I’m quite fond of tea.

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PHP and the Arduino – Follow-up

I’ve had a bit of interest on the original entry, asking for more detail on the code used in the video demonstation at the end. Download the relevent files here: arduinophp.zip The zip file contains three files: index.php, serial.php and … Continue reading

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Window 7 Beta: Boot Camp & VMware Fusion

After reading various articles about Windows 7, curiosity got the better of me and I downloaded the beta¬†from Microsoft. Since I have (nearly) sold my little gaming PC in anticipation of replacing it and my MacBook Pro with an iMac … Continue reading

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Breaking News

Due to the recession the Highways Agency are cutting back on spending on road signs. From now on there’ll only be one little silhouette man per town, so he’ll have to divide his time between the signs.

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Interfacing PHP with the Arduino (with a splash OS X)

A while ago I bought an Arduino Diecimila, which is an open-source electronics prototyping platform. It’s a very easy to use programmable micro-controller with a bevy of digital and analogue inputs and outputs. It is programmed via USB using the … Continue reading

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How the Daily Mail is really made…

Entry for B3ta’s image challenge. Click the image for the bigger PNG version. I assure you that any similarity between this and the Slurm Queen is entirely coincidental.

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Welcome

Welcome to MyDarkMaterials.co.uk. This will mainly be a dump for stuff I have made.

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