Author: Max Drake

Some BBC articles on numbers

I was reading a BBC article on social isolation and came across 3 links about numbers that were quite interesting. One was The number glitch that can lead to catastrophe that talks about integer overflow and uses a lot of examples that were in an audiobook (Humble Pi by Matt Parker) on number errors that

Y2k38 Epochalypse

I’m listening to “Humble Pi” by Matt Parker about mathmatical & computational glitches and it mentions the Y2k38 bug. This is when a 32 bit processor will reach a binery count of 32 1’s and then reset to 32 0’s. 32 bit computers use Unix time, starting from 1 Jan 1970 as a start point

PWA Progressive Web Apps- Tutorials , WordPress PWA plugin & chrome dev scrape web page table

I have been watching this series by the Net Ninja. He does really comprehensive beginner tutorials and I was extremely impressed with his series on PWA’s. PWA’s can run offline by caching data in browser From what I can figure PWA’s are web pages that work offline by caching info in your browser- newer browsers

Video Playlists

Below are my video playlists you may be interested in. I hope some of these help you in your endeavours. Please give a thumbs up and subscribe. I also have a Patreon page and would appreciate your patronage in helping me make these videos. GlideApps Playlist Honeycode Visualise Asset/Facility Management Playlist Free Productivity Tools Beginner

Amazon Honeycode

Amazon Web Services(AWS) have just released Honeycode (, to help businesses develop apps without code. It allows you to have 20 people in a team (to share apps) and 2,500 rows of data and as many apps as you want. It works on mobile phones through its free downloadable app that you need to be

Virtual Box

This is great. I anm very excited about it. Virtual Box (VB) runs a virtual Operating System on your PC. So, on my Windows PC I can run iOS or Linux. So that is great. I have wanted to play in Linux but have not wanted to setup a server on some cloud as I