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Inner Geek, Page 3

This is where I put all the things that don’t fit anywhere else. This is were I mess around with technology.

#EduScotICT: The future has to change

My thoughts on today’s Education Scotland / Scottish Government ICT Summit in Stirling. An interesting discussion which will affect every learner in Scotland. Comments very welcome.


Rebuilding CompEdNet

I recently spent a lot of time updating CompEdNet – the Scottish Forum for Computing Science Teachers. This post is a potted history of the site and a little information about what was involved in creating it’s most recent incarnation.


Groovy Dancer Tutorial – Parts 12-20

Videos 12 to 20 for Adobe Photoshop CS4. These take the “Groovy Dancer” tutorial close to completion in a set of easy to follow videos with commentary.


More Photoshop Tutorials

I adapted some of the great tutorials at and these are included here. Unfortunately, no videos to go with them yet but we’ll see if I have time to do them later.


Adobe Photoshop: Groovy Dancer Tutorial

I love Photoshop. It’s the single piece of creative software that I use the most. From web design, artwork to games design; it covers all the bases. I’ve been working on converting a complex on-line tutorial into something which S2 pupils can cope with. I wanted to produce resources for this lesson which would allow each learner to proceed at his/her own pace and which would begin to get them thinking about using the software creatively. Here I share some video tutorials and support materials which I’ve developed for S2 pupils.


Building a Quiet Gaming PC

A first post and a little story about my adventure in the land of water-cooled, quiet computers built by hand by me!