Hullo, I'm Jack.
By day I'm a software engineer for Skyscanner 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
The hall of fame
I also keep a very light blog on this site! Check out the posts here:
A small update on my plans for unwttng.com in 2018.
A little project courtesy of yours truly. The fastest way to find out Flexbox support.
Over the past few months I've been all over Glitch.com. Let me show you what I've made.