I have updated my about page

February 23, 2010

Err, that’s about it really. It was pretty out of date, and now it is in date. Plus, as I’m having a very slow morning at work waiting for images to render, and sick of reading journal papers, I wrote a quick summary of various bands I’ve played in. Some of them were good, some of them weren’t. Some of them were a lot of fun, some of them weren’t. All of them introduced me to new, interesting people, many of who I’m still in at least irregular contact with (read: friends with on facebook).

So, have you seem them cakes?


A Good Weekend

February 9, 2010

I have had a pretty good weekend.

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I never did take that course in PDEs

February 3, 2010


I’m stuck. I was planning on being all clever and working out a neat optical ambiguity (maybe not the right way to describe it, but I can’t be bothered going into details).

But my M.Maths (hons) degree has let me down and I’m stuck with a PDE. A non-linear one at that. Anybody know if there’s an easy way to solve it? You know, at times like this, having the likes of Charles Cuthbertson, Derek Harland and Hugh Griffis around would be useful.

Anybody know the solution to:

(\frac{\delta z}{\delta y})^2+(\frac{\delta z}{\delta y})^2=\frac{(x^2+y^2+{r_p}^2)^3}{{s_p}^2}


My current line of attack (listening to Prince’s many side-projects via last.fm and thinking that it’s about time to have lunch) is not getting me very far.