Dr Timothy Goddard

This is my little corner of the web. I…

Tinker with and think about technology,

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Write the occasional blog post:

Serenity and Symmetry

It was a bright, mild day in early spring.  A gentle breeze flowed into the room through windows overlooking a quadrangle, bringing with it a freshness and sense of calm.

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Bigger, better, faster, more?

In recent years I’ve become increasingly interested in what are, by mass consumer standards, ‘low‑spec’ technologies. The Arduino range of microcontrollers, available to buy new in 2020, are (compared to the laptop I wrote this post on) roughly as powerful as the first ZX Spectrum I used in the 1980s. CPU speed is measured in…

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