I’ve been spending pretty much all my time of late on Retrospecs, so apologies for the lack of updates.
Weirdly, Head To Head (as the Spigotron ended up being called) won a BIMA Award. So that was nice.
The noble quest – to use the power of your mind to pour a beer.
When the incorrigible David Burton (Head of Innovation at Redweb) first mentioned his master plan, it was too much of a temptation to resist. So I didn’t. (This blog post would have been a bit of a non-starter otherwise.)
Ahh… the magnificent BBC micro by Acorn Computers – a fixture in school and college computer labs for a large part of the eighties and a machine I remember with some fondness. (Busting out menus using the double height characters in MODE 7 was all the rage back in the day.) As such, this my first choice of machine to “immortalise” in the form of something decorative to sling on a wall.
A few years back, I created some (for lack of a less tedious and pretentious phrase) wall art based around a sadly defunct BBC B micro logic board – the intention being to create quite a few more pieces based around the same theme. Sadly, due to my
richly intricate and fulfilling life inability to motivate myself beyond surviving the daily grind, things pretty much ground to a halt.