Jim Yang

  1. gpxMapFactor

    01/07/2016

    Tool to assist in creating waypoints within an offline navigation app for my long distance cycling trips.

  2. Cycling Equipment Upgrades 2016

    2015, 2016

    See the cost-benefit breakdown of all my recent cycling equipment upgrades.

  3. Cycling London-Cambridge, Cambridge-Leicester

    06/05/2016

    Rode Bessie with the Eff-Dub-Club from London to Cambridge to Leicester: a 250km weekend tour.

  4. How to Make Bots Work for You and Your Team

    22/04/2016

    I wrote an article on conversational UI and bot codes of conduct, specifically bot personality traits as tools.

  5. BikeCrypt

    2014+

    BikeCrypt is a collection of notes, links, and references of weird and interesting bicycle tidbits that I've found noteworthy. There's a particular bias for folding bikes and DIY. This smorgasbord is rendered in a mind-map / graph format.

  6. Odessa Catacombs

    07/12/2015

    Re-imagined a subsection of the world's largest catacomb network in Odessa, Ukraine as a VR-compatible 3D environment. Player only hears their own foot-steps and only sees within the reach of their flashlight. The level was vectorized from a set of amateur maps, which were then made into an explorable virtual space using Blender and Unity3D.

  7. Unlocking VR’s Potential by Focusing on UX

    16/12/2015

    My initial experience and learnings within the realm of VR development.

  8. What a Good Developer Challenge Looks Like

    20/10/2015

    Wrote some words about how I came up with a developer challenge to fit into a hiring process.

  9. Cycling in 2015

    2015

    How I got addicted to a long time hobby and turned it into a lifestyle.

  10. Slackson

    04/09/2015

    Built a slackbot to interact with music channel messages and the office Sonos unit.

  11. Building the Digital Shoreditch 2015 Open House Guide

    28/05/2015

    Post-mortem about building the Digital Shoreditch 2015 Open House Guide app from concept to deployment in just 4 days.

  12. Translucify

    20/04/2015

    Makes an image's background pixels transparent. Replaces img with canvas.

  13. Crimper

    24/01/2015

    Climb tracking app for personal use, track via interactive infographics. Ability export to CSV.

  14. Alice Holt Forest Trail (30km)

    13/9/2014

    A stunning day-long 30km hike through the trails of the Alice Holt Forest.

  15. ColorRun.pl Bot

    30/8/2014

    Bot for a game posted to /r/WebGames

  16. Chessmen designs in OpenSCAD

    14/06/2014

    Spent a weekend learning OpenSCAD; I designed some chessmen!

  17. 95km London to Brighton

    31/5/2014

    Rode 95 km from east London to Brighton with beer garden stops.

  18. Microarmy / Base Attack

    2/2014

    2D AI vs AI war simulator: an idle game.

  19. NYE 2014 Maze

    28/12/2013

    Maze generator remixed! New years message written for friends for 2014.

  20. Sculpting in 2013

    09/2013

    Figurines and doodles in clay and polymer clay.

  21. Foldable "Dory" Rowboat

    9/2013

    Inspired by similar plastic folding boats, I try my hand at life-scale origami.

  22. Fisch

    5/2013

    Gamedev Weekend 3: Fishing Game Jam. Eat plankton, avoid the hooks.

  23. Kulami

    5/2013

    Gamedev Weekend 2: Trying to simulate the social interaction of a 2 player board game digitally. Includes aggressively taunting AI player and works on modern mobile browsers!

  24. Wrenchy

    5/2013

    Gamedev Weekend 1: My first 48 hour collaborative gamedev: a post-mortem.

  25. DIY notes on Materials and Fabrication

    1/12/2012

    A compilation of trivia about properties of some DIY materials.

  26. Raygun

    11/2012

    My aborted attempt in applying welding skills to create a prop ray gun.

  27. Travelling Salesman Solver Toy

    08/2011

    A demo of some simple travelling salesman optimizations.

  28. Canvas Raycasting

    11/04/2011

    Wrote a little canvas toy to learn about raycasting. The same rendering technique as in Wolfenstein, but without textured surfaces.

  29. Textured tunnel

    03/2011

    An old demoscene 3D tunnel rendering trick.

  30. DOM Maze

    2011

    DOM based recursive-backtracking maze generator.

  31. Game of Life

    01/12/2010

    HTML5 rendition of Conway's Game of Life.

  32. Shortwave Radio

    1/10/2010

    My first shortwave radio receiver.

  33. Haier Elegance Phone

    08/2010

    A tiny phone or a giant pill that makes calls? Read to find out!

  34. GRE Flash Cards

    01/06/2010

    Flash cards app for a friend studying the GRE English Vocabulary section.

  35. Road signs

    04/2010

    An undergrad experiment in computer vision: trying to detect text in road signs.

  36. Google Map Browser

    20/10/2009

    Cache Google Maps tiles by browsing the location of interest.

  37. M2 Clicky KB fix

    02/2009

    Reviving a specific model of the old IBM "clicky" keyboards.

  38. JS C&C

    08/2008

    Barebones JS Command and Conquer engine in DOM, written during a hot summer week.