Can a sea anemone see an enemy sea anemone?

Geekery

The Drac river, Grenoble

Grenoble Here, Annecy There … Learning Deeply Every Day

So my time in Annecy is coming to an end – next week I relocate to Paris. In the meantime, I’ve been to Grenoble and taken classes in Deep Learning.

Words

War-ah, haytch, and the British abbreviation system

I’ve only been here a month but already I’m starting to pick up on the British way of abbreviating words and phrases.

Ricky Gervais

Brent’s Back! I attend the premiere of the new Ricky Gervais movie, Life on the Road

Hi again guys! Two videos in the same week – what’s going on! On the 10th of August I got to attend the premiere of the new Ricky Gervais movie, Life on the Road.

Stranger Things

Rediscovering the 80s with Stranger Things

It’s been a while since I’ve been able to binge a show and thoroughly enjoy it as much as I have done the new Netflix series Stranger Things. Created by the Duffer brothers, the tagline is “When a young boy vanishes, a small town uncovers a mystery involving secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces and one strange little girl.”

The Stoner's Cookbook Wordpress Theme

WordPress themes – rebuilding The Stoner’s Cookbook

Among other things, I’m the CTO of a little website called The Stoner’s Cookbook. This month we released the first major site rebuild in years, and I wanted to post about the experience of building a WordPress theme from scratch. It’s a bit of a cathartic review of the process and illustrates the sort of issues you might deal with as a developer. I’m no expert, and might be (and am quite frequently) wrong, but it’s better to be wrong and learn something than think you’re right all the time.

My recent TV appearances re Ashley Madison

The last couple of days were hectic for me as I responded to media requests for copies of the Ashley Madison data (they couldn’t or wouldn’t download the torrent themselves). It cost me a few USB sticks! Thereafter I was chased to explain how the files worked and take reporters etc through the data.