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Google Auto Awsome

By Alicia Sykes, on Friday 26th September 2014. Categorised in Photography. (Read on Blogger)

Google Auto Awsome is a set of automatic enhancements or effects applied to photos uploaded to Google storage. Below are a few of my favourites that Google did on a bunch of my photos over the last few months. Motion - Houses of parliament across the Thames Dancing Lamas :) Increased contrast highlighting the architecture of the cathedral Frinton and Walton Yacht Club London Eye Millenium Bridge - Newcastle Canal Path - Whiltshire Tower Bridge - London Snow Effect Auto Smiles (not that we needed that) - Pirbright Camp Oxford Half Marathon 13 - (that's me in the white and pink top) Panorama of London - Canary Wharf Panorama - Tryfan, Whales Action - little brothers homemade go-kart Motion - water . ....

A Photograph of the cresent moon - 2nd August

By Alicia Sykes, on Tuesday 12th August 2014. Categorised in Astronomy. (Read on Blogger)

The moon on the 2nd of August, a waxing crescent (39% full) photographed with my brother - after many attempts finally got it, with shutter speed of 1/6th sec, aperture f/8 The large dark patch in the upper right hand corner is Mare Serenitatis, which is a massive lava plain, which has a diameter of 674km, to give you an idea of scale. ....

Battle Field Study - World War One

By Alicia Sykes, on Thursday 26th June 2014. Categorised in Army. (Read on Blogger)

Villers-Bretonneux Memorial $(document). ready(function() { $("a[rel=gallery]"). fancybox({ 'transitionIn' : 'none', 'transitionOut' : 'none', 'titlePosition' : 'over', 'titleFormat' : function(title, currentArray, currentIndex, currentOpts) { return 'Image ' + (currentIndex + 1) + ' / ' + currentArray. ....


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Hey! I'm Alicia, a software engineer based in London, UK.

I love all-things-code, and my favourite pastime is developing open source applications. I'm always looking for new technologies to learn, and to find better ways of developing.

This blog is a collection of articles about new tech, specific tutorials, event and product reviews as well as a few posts on random topics and things I've been up to.

When I'm not coding, I enjoy sports, socialising, chilling and thinking about code! I am a Christian, and a lot of the work I do is done with Jesus in mind. I am always happy to work for free or cost price on charitable or Christian projects.

All posts are my own views, and do not necessarily represent those of my employer(s)

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Since not much in my life is particularly interesting (lol), the blog is mainly used for articles about coding and tech, as well as a few tutorials and reviews.



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