Monthly Archives: June 2010

Our heroes, past and present – Button, Hamilton and Senna’s MP4-4

Hamilton and Button visit the McLaren garage and take a look at Senna’s 88′ car (the McLaren MP4-4), stunning video – keep them coming McLaren!

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Chewy’s first day of school

Chewy’s first day of school

Fantastic picture of a young chewy! Sourced from MakingOf, drawn by illustrator Bobby Chiu of Imaginism Studios.

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How do I take a screenshot of my iPhone screen?

How do I take a screenshot of my iPhone screen?

Home Button & Sleep Button. Incredibly simple to do, though I realised I couldn’t remember how to do it.. Just press the home screen & sleep buttons at the time, and it’ll make a camera click noise, putting the photo in “Camera Roll” on your iPhone

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Formula One: What is a speed trap?

Formula One: What is a speed trap?

A friend recently asked me what a speed trap is, in terms of F1. The speed trap is the fastest point on the racing circuit. It is generally towards the end of the longest straight, and just before the breaking point of the corner. The speed trap is used to obtain and compare the fastest speeds amongst drivers. This snippet from formula1.com shows the speed trap of the Valencia circuit (the yellow spot) – it’s …

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Brilliant countdown timer to the Canadian F1 Grand Prix

Brilliant countdown timer to the Canadian F1 Grand Prix

It’s the 2010 Canadian F1 Grand Prix this weekend, whilst browsing a few F1 sites I spotted this awesome little countdown timer on the McLaren website: (click to see it larger) See it for yourself here whilst it’s still live on the McLaren site

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Pendulum – Immersion

Pendulum – Immersion

The new Pendulum album “Immersion” is awesome – i’ve been listening to it all week, favourite tracks are: Self vs Self (ft. In Flames) The Vulture In Flames are one of my favourite bands so I was crazy-excited when I originally heard they were featuring on one of the new pendulum tracks, it doesn’t disappoint . The new album is still very much electronic/vocal similar to “In Silico” (2008), however there are some good DnB …

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Sunset in Cambridge

Sunset in Cambridge

The sun sets so late this time of year, it’s great to come home and still have a few hours of light after work. This shot was taken from our balcony, the trees overlook the bank of the river cam, the sun peeking out behind them. Click through for a larger size on my Flickr

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F1 Championship 2010, go Lewis.

F1 Championship 2010, go Lewis.

It’s a couple of days after the Turkish GP, and the first win of the year for Hamilton. I’ve really been enjoying Formula One again the past few years, here’s a few reasons why. BBC Since the BBC took over F1 coverage again in 2009, quality of coverage has gone up by a factor of 10. Fundamentally, the lack of ad breaks leaves the coverage less dis-jointed. The coverage seems much more personal this year …

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