Why So Siri-us?
Mar04

Why So Siri-us?

Siri has been around for ages. Apple keep plugging Siri as this really useful personal assistant, but in all the time Siri has been living in my iPhone, I have found exactly 1 use for her/it. In the morning, when my alarm goes off, if I shout Hey Siri! across the room, she will silence my alarm without me having to get out of bed. That is it. That is the one use that Siri has for me. I think Siri could be great. Siri could be the best...

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Automating Ai Illustrator with AppleScript
Oct29

Automating Ai Illustrator with AppleScript

For the last few days I’ve been enjoying–perhaps ‘enjoying’ is the wrong word–revelling in a blast from the past, AppleScript. AppleScript occupies a special place in my heart, because AppleScript is the language that introduced me to programming.  It seems I spend all my time programming in C and C++, and learning Swift these days, but alas I find all of those languages lacking when it comes to soft-automation. So...

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ALISS
Jun10

ALISS

[Part 1] [Part 2] [Part 3] [Part 4] [Part 5 – ALISS] [Download] Just FYI, ALISS v0.7.4 has changed so dramatically that a lot of what follows is no longer representative of how the programme operates. The basic structure is the same, but almost all of the variables have changed, among other things. That said, I have not yet finished testing 0.7.4, so this article will remain here as long as 0.7.3 is still available. I am also...

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Dealing with Pneumothorax
Aug12

Dealing with Pneumothorax

Having had to deal with a number of spontaneous pneumothoraces over the years, I have spent a good deal of time online looking for information about procedure and pain. There are many articles online that detail exactly what a pneumothorax is, who is prone to it, why it happens and, indeed, what can be done about it, but there is very little that actually explains, in clear, laymen’s terms, what happens during the procedure, how...

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