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Storage Units Conversions – Quiz

The following diagram is a quick recap of the main storage units used to estimate the size of a file or the storage capacity of a storing device. Take the Quiz! (open full screen)

Flappy Bird Animation using Pygame

In this blog post we are going to investigate how to animate a sprite when creating a video game using Python and the Pygame library. We will aim to create a frame-based animation using a rnage of graphics for our

Adding a Timer using Python

In this blog post we will investigate how we implement a timer to add in any of our Python game/projects. To do so we will use the time library in Python. So, to import the time library we will add

The MafiaBoy dDoS attack

This post is part of series of blog posts investigating different impacts of UK legislation relevant to Computer Science with a particular focus on: Data Protection Legislation Intellectual Property Protection (incl. Copyright and Trade Marks legislation) Computer Misuse Act (1990)

Snake Game Using Python

In this Python programming challenge, we are going to revisit the classic game called Snake. In this game, the player controls a snake using the arrow keys of the keyboard. The snake can go in all four directions (up, down,

The Environmental Impacts of Computer Science

This post is part of series of blog posts investigating different ethical, environmental and legal impacts of Computer Science in today’s world.

The Apple–FBI Encryption Dispute

This post is part of series of blog posts investigating different impacts of UK legislation relevant to Computer Science with a particular focus on: Data Protection Legislation Intellectual Property Protection (incl. Copyright and Trade Marks legislation) Computer Misuse Act (1990)

Unveiling the World of Ethical Hacking

This post is part of series of blog posts investigating different impacts of UK legislation relevant to Computer Science with a particular focus on: Data Protection Legislation Intellectual Property Protection (incl. Copyright and Trade Marks legislation) Computer Misuse Act (1990)

Mickey Mouse Enters the Public Domain

This post is part of series of blog posts investigating different impacts of UK legislation relevant to Computer Science with a particular focus on: Data Protection Legislation Intellectual Property Protection (incl. Copyright and Trade Marks legislation) Computer Misuse Act (1990)

The Hyperlink Patent Case and the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act

This post is part of series of blog posts investigating different impacts of UK legislation relevant to Computer Science with a particular focus on: Data Protection Legislation Intellectual Property Protection (incl. Copyright and Trade Marks legislation) Computer Misuse Act (1990)