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March 29th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 6 – That’s a Weird Looking Patronus

Ok… so I should preface this with a few caveats… I wasn’t expecting a global pandemic to completely change the way we have to work overnightI haven’t slept very well at all for the last 2 weeks leaving me only just enough brain power to do my day job properlyI definitely underestimated how much free

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March 15th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

This Is Not the Sprint You’re Looking For

This sprint hasn’t really been a sprint, more of a really long refinement and retrospective. When I  came back from Prague, Corona was starting to get more media attention with speculation of a recession so I decided it was time to start looking for work.  I spent some time getting my CV together and tying

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March 4th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 5 – Robot Uprising

First things first! We’re in the Alpha stores! 🥳🥳 Exciting right? But what does that actually mean? So right now, the original Council team can install the app on their phones and break it to their heart’s content.

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February 16th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 4 – Now We’re Cooking With Gas!

Well well well, look who we have here! I’ve been thinking about you… yes you… don’t be coy!I want to tell you about my last two weeks, would that be ok? Great! Previously on my descent into madness: Last sprint I spoke to a bunch of members, got auto deployment working and got very ...

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February 3rd, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 3 – Cooking with matches!

This sprint has been a little… fucky.  The winter has hit my mood hard and I struggled for the first week to focus. Stepping away, sleeping, working out – none of it worked. So it’s been a bit of a struggle. I almost booked a trip to the canaries just to get some of that

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January 22nd, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 2 – Nerd Ramble

This is a technical post going into depth about the work i’ve done in the last sprint, if you’re looking for my general update you can check it out: here  If you’re not up to date and you’ve stumbled on this post through my shit posting everywhere You can see the previous posts: Tech ...

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January 20th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 2 – The ummm Foundations?

Oh hey! Quick recap Hi I’m James! I’m a 34, slightly belligerent and from the UK.  Between January 2020 – April 2020, I’m building a social network!  Why? Because it’s fucking hard to make new friends and socialise as you get older and I think the world needs a platform that helps with those things.

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January 6th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Sprint 1 – The Foundations

Sprint 1 If you’re an entrepreneur you’ll probably be in a similar boat to me. Trying to do a million jobs on a tiny budget.  Great for your startup, not so much for fortnightly updates! So I’ll try to keep these posts structured and a little ridiculous. There will be a combination of tech stuff,

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January 4th, 2020 by TheBritishAreComing

Precursor

Hi! If you’re reading this, you probably already know – I’m James AKA TheBritishAreComing. There’s a few things you need to know about me: I’m a tech agnostic developer, with about 15 years commercially.Although British, I’m awful at English! (poor grammar get out of free card)I love food and caffeine.I talk a lot of shit. I

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September 3rd, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Good Night SoSa

Hi, I know this would have come to you as a shock, i’m sorry for that this isn’t how I wanted SoSa to end. Let me explain When I started SoSa, I wanted to help the imgur community connect, it was a bit of fun and I thought after it launched it would only last

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April 1st, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Introducing – SoSa Dating

You read the title correctly. After 4 long years of you begging and tormenting me, I have finally caved and made SoSa a dating site. But this of course isn’t any normal dating site. OH NO! this is a dating site made for a community that hasn’t dated for 4 years, a community that is

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February 27th, 2018 by TheBritishAreComing

Happy 4th Birthday!

Wow. Just wow, we’ve made it another year, and what a year that was!  As a business we’ve seen a lot of changes over the last year, we started the with a small army of developers and mods but ended the year with just Umbrena and I, No more Tinychat and all but 3 chat

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