Laser cut Tic-Tac-Toe


My daughter recently learned to play Tic-Tac-Toe (that’s Noughts and Crosses for all the English readers and “exie ohsies” for the norn-iron crew). I made her a wooden board using our Glowforge which came out so well she wanted to give one to her friend for their birthday.

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Distraction-free writing


More than a decade ago I had a Psion 5mx. A great little palmtop computer with a mechanical keyboard. I used it to take notes in meetings, to write stuff on trains and on beaches.

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Don't Panic


When I was a kid, the apocryphal! story of the fire at the library of Alexandria, the supposed loss of most human knowledge acquired to that date, was something that made me sad.

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From dokku to Google Cloud Run


I’ve been using dokku to host the majority of my personal projects for the last few years. It’s a delightful little self-hosted Platform as a Service, offering a Heroku-like workflow with all the flexibility of hosting on your own hardware.

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Laser cut sundial


sundial.singleton.io - Laser cut a sundial customized for your very own corner of planet earth 🌍. I had fun building an SVG sundial generator in python and cutting the designs on my Glowforge.

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Journal 2.0

I’m a Software person, I spend 80+% of my waking hours in front of some kind of computing device. I love it. Building software products is fun and creative - virtually anything you imagine is possible, sometimes things that seem impossible are just difficult.

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