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Turing-Welchman Bombe physical build – part 2.

July 30th, 2015

Even though I keep procrastinating about working on the Austin 7 it actually works out well since I am motivated to work on the Bombe. Following last nights few hours in the shed making the little clips, tonight I did a few more hours and started on the hubs. I didn’t complete them, it started getting late and […]

The 5 stages – a guide for testers to the stages an engineer goes through when you tell them you’ve found a bug.

October 29th, 2014

I didn’t write the following. It came a QA manager of mine, John Crook, some years ago when I first started out as a tester. I went on to be a developer for some time before returning back to my tester roots so I know these words to be the truth… The 5 stages – a […]

More on projects and cameras.

October 29th, 2012

OK, it’s been a while since I updated this. Not because I haven’t been doing anything, I have been doing lots, but because my internet went on a go slow for a week. Vodafone couldn’t find anything wrong and in the end it turned out to be my modem/router which had decided to go bung. […]

All kinds of projects this weekend.

October 7th, 2012

My weekends are definitely not long enough. All that time wasted spent sleeping and eating and shopping and so on. This weekend I finished Steed, well the puppety parts. I still need to string him up and work on his electronics. Steed has hair! His hair is furry material and since his hat can’t come […]

Second pinhole camera.

September 23rd, 2012

During the week I added about 4 coats of varnish to the camera body then on Friday even assembled it. I made a new pinhole for this camera. Pinhole. This pinhole might be a little small for the focal length I am using. It is about 0.25 of a mm I think (the needle in […]

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