Calculating Probabilities in C#

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

As a retired mathematician, it was pretty exciting for me to have the chance to do some (rudimentary) mathematical programming recently. In our new and improved search algorithm on (see my blog on this here!) we take measures of quality, e.g. customer feedback, into account when ranking search results. Since we have a few… Full post

3 simple ways to make WordPress into a custom CMS

Saturday, March 8, 2014

I recently used WordPress to build a website for a garden designer who wanted a simple site to showcase her design portfolio and attract new customers. I wanted the WordPress admin to feel like a custom CMS and be tailored to the needs of this particular client, and luckily it’s super easy to customise. Here… Full post

Why I love my standing desk

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

I am such a convert to standing desks that it’s hard not to proselytise! If I had to sum up why they’re so great I’d say this: you try it for the health benefits and you get hooked on the psychological benefits. Although academic work meant a fair amount of sitting at a desk, it… Full post