Something happened in February that I didn’t give enough attention to at the time. This site, HybridLogic, turned 15. A lot has changed in that time. Both on-line, and off.

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App Structure 2020

Five years ago I wrote about how I structured applications. A lot has changed in five years. An old saying states you should be able to look back on your work of yesterday and wonder what you were thinking. So here is how I structure apps in 2020, what’s changed and what’s stayed the same.

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It’s been a very long time since I’ve done anything on this blog, much less write a new post. This shall therefore serve as a marker in the ground, for when I finally migrated to a new server (and all the rigmarole that comes with that). End.


There was a lot to like in 2016, and also a lot to dislike.

Likes: Hiking Scotland. Meeting new people. The Long Way To A Small, Angry Planet. Writing 250K words. Arrival. London. London Calling & Dirt. Dishonored 2. Bliss n Eso. Arabic Abjad. Puffins. Gravity waves at TEDxBrum. Seeing Chris Hadfield. Victoria auf Deutsch. New swimming PBs. Knowing Birmingham, roughly. Family, all of them. Shipping code to millions. Rebel Rounders. Stranger Things. Trying things.

Dislikes: Surgery. Recovery from surgery. Trump. Cancelling Bali. Build tools. No running PBs. Brexit. Nationalism.

I don’t do resolutions. The best time to start something was yesterday. The next best time is today. I lost a kilo while lying in bed 18 hours a day. I can read the Arabic alphabet and simple words. 2017 I will travel, make more friends and learn more trivia because I already am.

Happy New Year.

September Links

Ignore August. Pretend it never happened. It was hot, a lot of stuff got shipped, and a whole backlog of links piled up once more. So here is to me emptying my Instapaper queue once more. Continue reading »

June Links

Yesterday I attended my first TEDx here in Birmingham. It was an amazing collection of topics covering everything from gravitational waves through to food start-ups in Detroit. I can wholeheartedly recommend finding your nearest one and going. What follows is a big pile of links, none of which are related to TED, but which I’ve been meaning to get out for a while. Continue reading »

May Link Dump

Yeah, I haven’t done this for a very long while. In between writing a lot of words and fixing a lot of systems, my Instapaper queue has just been growing and growing. So here’s three dozen links to stuff I’ve found interesting so far this year sans descriptions. Continue reading »