In science the credit goes to the man who convinces the world, not the man to whom the idea first occurs.—Sir Francis Darwin, Eugenics Review, April 1914.

Welcome to Compass Rose Technologies. We provide software development services and custom software applications for clients worldwide.


Woodcut from Gregor Reisch, Margarita philosophia, 1503.

Adam McLean

Researcher into the Ancient Art and Science of Alchemy

Compass Rose Technologies would like to thank Adam McLean for his kind permission to use the alchemical images illustrating this Web site.

Creater of the Alchemy Web Site and author of more than 40 books, Adam is a well-known scholar of alchemical texts and symbolism. He has produced hundreds of hand-colored versions of woodcuts and engraved images found in ancient books and manuscripts. All of his paintings are available as prints which can be purchased from his Alchemy Web Bookshop.

You may see more of Adam’s work at the Alchemy Web Site.

Neil Bromley

Heraldic Artist, Calligrapher, and Illuminator

Neil Bromley is the artist responsible for our compass rose logo designs. He graduated with an H.N.D. in Calligraphy and Heraldry at the Reigate School of Art. His work includes family crests, shields, full coats of arms, freedom scrolls, and medieval miniatures. Commissions include an illuminated address to celebrate the 100th birthday of H.M. Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and a scroll for the Queen of Denmark.

You may visit Neil at the Calligraphy and Heraldry site.

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