The Land of Raspberry Lisp, Part 1.

I'm back from various holidays and travelling and have completed my notes on Chapters 1 and 2 of The Land of Lisp, so here they are! ch1.lisp and ch2.lisp in the GitHub repo contain each chapter's notes, walking you through the material covered therein. They can be loaded…

The Land of Raspberry Lisp, Part 0·5.

Upon reflection, beginning this project when I did was probably not the best idea, being immediately before two holidays, a visit from the beloved and a short but successful period of job-hunting. This post comes before the second holiday, after which progress will resume properly, being a brief update to…

The Land of Raspberry Lisp, Part 0.

Assuming that you, dear reader, haven't been living under a rock for the last year or so, you will no doubt be aware of the Raspberry Pi, a rather cute £30 ARM machine, in the spirit of the BBC Micro, aimed at the education market. Of course, being an insatiable…

Quit Ye Like Men.

“Στηκετε εν τη πιστει, ανδριζεσθε” “Stand fast in the faith, quit ye like men” This is the motto of my alma mater: Selwyn College, of the University of Cambridge. Whilst standing firm in the faith is a less-relevant piece of advice to me, the second clause…

It begins.

So my final year at Cambridge has rolled around and it transpires that I have a "substantial" project to undertake, also known as a dissertation. Keen as I am on education, I have decided to develop a piece of educational software. I present to you, dear reader, Nico – an environment…

New track, and (yet another) fresh start.

OK, I'll admit it. Starting this blog shortly before my exams truly was a piss-poor idea. But now they're over, I'll try to stick to this properly. I promise. Really. Anyway, now that that's out of the way, the exciting news is now that I'm back in London I'm able…