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An API Honeypot

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I was doing some research recently on best practices for creating APIs and have collected some excellent link on the subject. Here’s a quick honeypot to share some great API resources: Principles of good RESTful API Design: http://codeplanet.io/principles-good-restful-api-design/ Thoughts on RESTful API design: https://restful-api-design.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ Best… Read more »

My Ants are up and running #bitcoin

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So, a few weeks ago I decided to get a couple of devices to experience Bitcoin mining and learn all about it. I decided on the Antminer S3 boxes which seem really power-efficient and powerful enough to mine at a decent rate. Here’s what they… Read more »

Playing with Litecoin

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So, after a foray into Bitcoin and NXTCoin, it’s time to play with some Litecoin. I got my hands on a Gridseed miner and wanted to play with it. Mining Bitcoin is getting exceedingly hard at the moment, so I picked Litecoin as a target… Read more »

Excellent Blender session

Blender 2.63 Free Full Version - 3D Modeling Software

We had a great session on Blender today at the Isle of Man Code Club. Gary from Mannimation Studio gave us a tour of the sort of things that Blender can do, showed us how the interface worked and gave us lots of ideas of… Read more »

Isle of Man moving to regulate Digital Currencies

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It’s nice to see that the Isle of Man is getting its act together with respect to Cryptocurrencies; in fact I’ve just come across a Press Release that states just that. I’m not sure I’m on board with all the measures being suggested, but this… Read more »

Finally sorted out my Cloud Backup!

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I’ve been looking for a decent backup service ever since my wife promised to skin me alive if I lost any of our family photos! I’ve played with a variety of different methods including dumping folders to disk, syncing photos from my machine to another… Read more »

Third Thursday – 15th May 2014 – #smc

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You wouldn’t believe it, but Third Thursday falls on the 15th of the month this time, so early that I almost missed it! But thanks to @programx noticing that Facebook had taken the liberty of changing the IOM.SMC page without notifying anyone, I thought I’d… Read more »