Mapping the live status of Chicago bike stations

It’s taken some time for me to get to grips with Processing, but finally I am getting somewhere with it and even starting to enjoy it. Creating basic shapes and data animations is not a problem, but things get trickier once you introduce geographic context to it. I wanted to show the live status of…

A message for the bike thief

Keeping my bike safe (yes, still obsessing about it)

As my friends and the local police will testify, I have had my fair share of bike thefts. This has inspired me to look at different ways to protect my bike against thieves. Currently I just lock my bike to a bike stand with a solid Kryptonite lock, which I have judged to be enough…

The mystery of the disappearing bikes

There is a stargate disguised as a shed in my garden. Surely there is no other explanation for two of my bicycles having disappeared from there over the last two years? One of the bikes reappeared in a different location (before disappearing again), which is why I know my shed is not a black hole…