I'm Jet Holt, a programmer studying Computer Science at Southampton University. I'm interested in a variety of fields and am passionate about Sci-Fi.

Let It Happen

The song that gives me wanderlust, the desire to make, and potent optimism about the future.

StreASM Retrospective

A look back at the 'stream processing language for the criminally insane'.


AKA: Don't let corporations brand you.

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Finding Meaning

An attempt to identify the important things in the modern era.

Automatic Image Optimisation using Git Hooks

AKA: Continuing the pursuit of 100/100 in Google PageSpeed Insights.

Other Wanderers Will Follow

A look at two inspiring but constrasting sci-fi videos.

The Grip Of Depression

My experiences with depression over the last year.

Changed Times

A look at alternative lifestyles in the digital age.

Designed and Refined

Why I redesigned my homepage to better achieve its purpose.

The Pursuit of Speed

A look at how I increased the speed of my Jekyll site. OR: How I almost wrote a CSS Minifier.

Caption Contest

A brief guide to adding image captions to Jekyll blog posts.

Meeting Dr. Jekyll

A look at how I made the most of Jekyll in building my website.

Blog Hacking

On how a throwaway idea can lead to something beautiful.

Deep Thought

A look at how to get the most out of a simple concept.


The story of the timer-based Chronograf module.


The story of the development of Polygraf, which went through many iterations and required several new skills.

Bartos Flur

A look at the trials and tribulations of learning assembly, and the process of the development of my first Synthesiser Module, the Bartos Flur - from concept to release.