100 Years ago today the inventor of the universal programmable computer was born, Alan Turing.
Author Archives: David
Playing with ImageMagick
For some Slow Scan TV (SSTV) experiments I want to be able to overlay text on images from the command line or within a script. The Swiss-army-knife of image manipulation is ImageMagick, so I’m using that. Starting with a a photograph I took a few years ago, I resized it to 320×256 pixels – that’s …
Oak Leaf Wine. Part Two
Oak Leaf wine fermenting. It’ll sit and bubble and froth like this for about 4-6 weeks, before it is siphoned off into a clean demijohn to clear and mature.
It’s Oak Apple Day
An oak-themed week so far… The 29th of May is Oak Apple Day – I’ve an interest in oak apples due to my job, but I didn’t know the details behind Oak Apple Day until I read this post by Tom Sykes.