Hullo, I'm Jack.
By day I'm a software engineer working in the care sector in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, Scotland. Also by day I write about technology. I create long(ish) form, highly interactive pieces that guide you through new concepts.
Feel free to have a gander.
Learn about data compression with interactive pixel art and pictures of Barack Obama
Procedural generation and random noise are used extensively in modern gaming and VFX, but what are they?
What is a blockchain? How do they work? The first of a two-part series.
What is Bitcoin? What is Ethereum and how do smart contracts work? The second of a two-part series.
My writing takes time and a lot of careful work. If you can spare anything to help me do it, I'll love you forever.
Pledge a small amount on Patreon or help with my Twittering
I also keep a very light blog on this site! Check out the posts here:
Browse the archive
Finally, there's a home here for some little one-shot experiments and projects:
Easily create and share flag designs