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David Parker

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Lecturer of Computer Science at the University of Hull

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Clearing Video

A while back I was asked by the digital marketing team whether I would feature in a promotional video for Computer Science and here it is! It speaks to the quality of the answers that I gave to their questions that what you see here is a subset of the whole of my ramblings. Read more →


Three Thing Game November 2017 launches!

The next Three Thing Game event is coming very soon. I made this video to commemorate the occasion and encourage all the students to sign up and take part. For those not in the know, Three Thing Game is a programming Game Jam run over (approximately) 24 hours. Teams of enthusiasts (that’s you people, as Read more →


Three Thingian Gamesody

The first (of many?) music covers to entice the masses to Three Thing Game. This is for the 12th and 13th May 2017 event. Read more →


Last Three Thing Game

Another in the line music covers to entice the masses to Three Thing Game. This is for the 3rd and 4th November 2017 event. Read more →


Frog poem

Under a rock and hidden deep, There lies a frog, he’s half asleep. He dreams no dreams of kingdoms far, But of being trapped inside a jar. He tossed and turned throughout the night, Not cold, he shivered from his fright. The jar was sealed, the air was thin, Not much air was there Read more →


Frog poem

Under a rock and hidden deep, There lies a frog, he’s half asleep. He dreams no dreams of kingdoms far, But of being trapped inside a jar. He tossed and turned throughout the night, Not cold, he shivered from his fright. The jar was sealed, the air was thin, Not much air was there within. So he gasped and strived for a breath, And bravely waited for his death. Read more →


Code snippet test

If you want to get the first fault tree in my ExampleFaultTrees object, then the following code is for you: var exampleFaultTrees = new ExampleFaultTrees(); topNode = exampleFaultTrees.getFaultTree(0); You first need to instantiate an ExampleFaultTrees object and then you can ask it for the zeroth element in its internal array of fault trees. You can then simply call the topNode’s draw function, g… Read more →


Code snippet test

If you want to get the first fault tree in my ExampleFaultTrees object, then the following code is for you: var exampleFaultTrees = new ExampleFaultTrees(); topNode = exampleFaultTrees.getFaultTree(0); You first need to instantiate an ExampleFaultTrees object and then you can ask it for the zeroth element in its internal array of fault trees. You can Read more →


Lost in translation: How to draw a fault tree

The other day I gave a workshop for the 08240 2d Computer Graphics students in the Computer Science department of the University of Hull. A number of the students were struggling with this aspect of the coursework that they were undertaking. Above is a rough video I put together of the content. I made it Read more →


Test post

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