Florian loves sleeping and, like many of us, he doesn’t enjoy waking up. Alarm clocks irritate him, and radio alarms can be a musical disappointment, depending on the station. For many, the lack of sunlight during winter months makes waking up even more of a struggle, with no bright glare through the curtains helping to … Continue reading →
As you’ll know if you’ve been reading recently, you’ll know we’re sponsoring this year’s Royal Institution Christmas Lectures. The lectures are broadcast this year on BBC4 at 8pm on December 29, 30 and 31 – and we’ve got a sneak peek for you today. First up, here’s a Tetris clone, being played on the side … Continue reading →
A couple of weeks ago, we featured a first-year undergraduate project from Imperial College in London: a bare-metal port of StarFox to the Raspberry Pi. It’s stupendously good; even more so when you realise that the people behind it are 18 and 19 years old. I discovered that a second group from the very same class has another bare-metal … Continue reading →