February 12, 2019

Down the Rabbit Hole, An Adventure in Over-Engineering

Software Engineers are often presented with problems that seem conceptually straightforward, but on further consideration present a number of complex
February 6, 2019

User-Specific Device Authorisation with AWS IoT

Amazon Web Services Internet of Things (AWS IoT) is a platform that simplifies building IoT applications by providing infrastructure and
January 24, 2019

Type-safe Exhaustiveness Checking in Java

Disclaimer: This post is an exploration of Java’s language features and is intended to be satire. You should obviously never
January 17, 2019

Experience Working at DSTIL

Brief Introduction Hi, my name is Richard Alysandratos, and over the last year I’ve been doing a 12-month work placement
October 10, 2018

Human Emotions for Objects

Emotional Design of Wearable Devices (Part 1/5)   Introduction: Objects and Human Emotions We may have feelings for an object
September 19, 2018

Raspberry Pi Hardware Interactions Part 3 – RGB LED Driver

This is the next installment of our blog post series on Raspberry Pi hardware interactions. In the past two posts
July 18, 2018

Automation framework – Levels of Automation and Cynefin

Is There A Link Between Automation and Problem Solving? As technology becomes more prevalent in everyday life, from smartphones to
November 2, 2017

Cynefin – The decision makers framework for software engineering

Semantically, complex and complicated are used in an interchangeable manner by most people. In fact there is a clear distinction!
December 14, 2016

Techniques for Activity Recognition Using IoT Sensors

As part of my honours thesis entitled Activity Detection using Low Cost Sensors in the context of Smart Homes, I
August 10, 2016

Activities of Daily Living

What are Activities of Daily Living (ADLs or ADL) and why should we care about them? ADLs are defined as