There are fundamentally endless routes to becoming qualified enough to land a job in the tech industry in the present day, whether this be through university, apprenticeships, organisations like CodeClan, or other methods. However, you often need to learn things for yourself that won't specifically be taught to you from your regular source of learning, … Continue reading Where Can I Teach Myself?
Even though this post is long overdue due to exam season, I decided to attend my first security conference on the 27th of April, at BSides Scotland, in Glasgow Royal Concert hall. Unfortunately, due to having a machine learning exam in the morning, I missed some of the talks, but managed to make it to … Continue reading Short Takeaways from BSides Scotland 2018
Over the weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to attend Enusec's Le Tour du Hack 2018 at the Edinburgh Napier University's Craiglockhart Campus, through a sponsorship. The event was a CTF (capture the flag) in the style of tours, where we would be set challenges and have a certain amount of time to solve them. … Continue reading Le Tour du Hack 2018
After being given the Raspberry Pi 3 as a gift a few months ago, I came to realise that I've only really set up Raspbian on it, and got it up and running. There were tons of projects floating around my head that I could go ahead with and have fun doing, but due to … Continue reading My First Raspberry Pi Project: Retro Video Game Emulator
In the video game industry, there's recently been a significant drop in the development and interest in triple-A games, with a lot more people taking interest in developing and playing indie games. The are many different reasons that this could be due to, but in this post I will be outlining my personal opinion as … Continue reading The Transition from AAA to Indie Games
Over the weekend, I improved my l33t h4ck3r sk1llz considerably, by attending the Cyber Defence Exercise (CDX) 2018, at the University of Glasgow, organised by members of the Glasgow University Tech Society (GUTS). The Event CDX is essentially a cyber warfare simulation in the style of a hackathon. There are three groups of hackers that … Continue reading Cyber Defence Exercise 2018
On Saturday the 10th of February, I attended the long awaited and highly anticipated DDD (Developer Developer Developer) Scotland event at the UWS Paisley campus! What is DDD Scotland? DDD Scotland is a free conference for developers to sink their teeth into and learn lots of fantastic information provided by various talks and events throughout … Continue reading DDD Scotland 2018