My hobby is writing, my profession a software engineer. I taught myself to program when I was sixteen, later studied for a degree in computing and electronics and have been working as a software engineer since the age of twenty-two.
A few years back there was a downturn in the industry and I spent about eighteen months twiddling my thumbs. For a short spell software development returned to being a hobby. On this page you can download two of the fun things I developed during that time.
This displays a map of the world with the highlighted areas representing daylight. It updates every minute.
This is a number solving game for the Channel Four 'Countdown' game. It requires at least 0.5gb of memory.
© Steve Smith