My name is Scott Hargroves. I create things out of pixels, mainly for the web, but sometimes just for kicks. Like when I built a Multitouch table in my spare time. I do other stuff too, like making short films, taking photos and sometimes sending the odd tweet.

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I want in on the industrial revolution!

23 Apr

The internet is an industrial revolution

Things like this actually scare me. There is so much wrong with it I don’t even know where to begin. The fact that this came through as a FAX of all things just makes the situation worse.

The scariest part of the whole thing though is that people are actually fool into things like this!

We’re cooking on steam!

21 Apr

Cooking on steam

While doing our weekly food shop tonight we got a Steamer. This idea has been floating around ever since Kris said it was practically the best thing he ever did buy and convinced me I needed one in my life. We were going to get one ages ago but just never got around too it.

I like it. Super simple, just chuck them in and go. Couldn’t be easier. I feel like life just got that little bit healthier.

An almost family portrait.

19 Apr

An almost family portrait.

My dad just found this and sent me it. Apparently its everyone except my sister Melanie and instead there is some random boy.

So from left to right:
Peter – Me – Hans – Mum – Dad – Clare – Random Boy – Emily

I love this photo but can’t help wish that Melanie was in this too instead of random boy. Ah well, one for the archives.

Is sushi without the fish even sushi?

18 Apr

Sushi or is it?

Just had this for breakfast. I love fish but have this thing about things being cooked. So with this in mind I took part in my first sushi experience, minus the fish. I don’t even think it could be classed as sushi to be honest.

Bitten by Duncan Laing

15 Apr

Okay so this is basically just a link dump for Dunc’s newest short film entitled ‘Bitten’. The film was shot over a couple of days and edited over a week. It was also shot in super sexy HD and it has to be viewed at such a quality. Due to this need he has uplaoded it to Vimeo so he can get feedback from it before the final version is premiered. So here is the link for you all to see it.

If you want to comment but don’t want to join Vimeo you can do so here. All comments here will be forwarded directly too him.

EDIT: He is currently being featured on Vimeos HD Channel. Well done Dunc.

This post features no real hair

14 Apr

Carrying on from Heathers birthday on Friday we attended a small(ish) party that was kind of a joint celebration between Heathers Birthday and my sister Emily’s.

There was only one rule… Wear a wig!

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We all do this at hotels right?

12 Apr

For Heathers birthday we stayed in the malmaison in Leeds. We like jumping on massive beds so thats what we did.

Specky 6 Eyes

10 Apr

While constructing a ‘virtual space’ today Ren realised that he could utilise the power of two webcams to gain back some of the vision he has been missing out on.

W3C Validation

10 Apr

So normally I am the first person to say that I don’t care for validation and what not. As long as it looks as it should I couldn’t care less. This is not to say that I don’t aim to get it right the first time I just don’t think that it is really the most important thing to think about.

But as this is a new site and I kind of wanted to do it right I decided to make this bad ass validate. Luckily most of the code was valid to begin with but I finished of the rest of the errors today and now the whole lot validates.

Its strange that it feels so good. When all along I have been one who is against it a little bit.

Breaking news: I have three ears!

09 Apr

Three Ears.

So we got another line put in at work. Future proofing I guess.

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Winning the bread.