Losing my dad was tough, but he still brings out the best in me. I think about who he was, and how it inspires who I want to be. He was calming, generous, thoughtful, encouraging, and genuine. And I am trying, not be be him, but to embody what people loved so much about him so that I could have as rich a personality as he did for those around me.
For developers and tech-enthusiasts, the beta release of iOS 12 is an exclusive insight into what Apple will bring to the table as part of its Autumn release schedule. Many of the features are listed on Apple's website, as well as being discussed by tech bloggers. But there is one success story that I haven't seen so much: the desire to get my numbers down.
Something I discussed in a previous blog post was a need for varying introductions to each of the videos I'm producing. I filmed these today, in the television studio at university. Rather than returning to the park, the same place as I filmed pieces to camera, I chose the studio because the environment is separate to that in the video itself. The separation is important to distinguish between the content, and what is essentially a quick tutorial on 'how to watch this video'.
The previous code successfully placed the videos on top of each other, and had made a connection to the viewers webcam - but what about a show/hide function? This is something I'm keen to explore as part of the video, where the videos begin hidden from view and are made available throughout the primary video.
Last week, Britain turned out to polling stations to decide the next government to lead negotiations as we leave the EU. Theresa May's gamble to increase her stake of power backfired, and opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's popularity has grown.