Category Archives: The Dump.

Well… It’s a dump.

Seeing by not seeing

What fun reading can be. Get yourself a few good books, lots of tea, some chocolate and read! I must have read “Feet of Clay” by Terry Pratchett numerous times, but it seems I hadn’t payed this quote the necessary … Continue reading

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Wasting Energy — Electricity utility business lives on “I’m off, really!”

Yesterday I got another shipment with electronics parts, which is almost better than Xmas. Among other things it contained a remarkably cheap energy meter. They’ve also got a link to a c’t-article about energy meters there. For readers of adafruit … Continue reading

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Playing with complex numbers

I’m just keeping my mind busy, ordering some thoughts and testing my memory. Almost 20 years ago I was lucky to have a math teacher willing to teach our class ‘all about’ complex numbers. At that time there were some … Continue reading

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Picture Dump — Jan 2010

New Year is over, time to post something new to get the fireworks images out of the way ;-) Here’s a slogan that’s a perfect match to my current state of mind: “Until you decide that NOTHING will stop you … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2010

2009 has been a pretty tough year for everybody it seems. I’ve had a big share of nasty setbacks myself. Let’s hope the next decade of the second millennium has more pleasant things in store for us. Let’s make 2010 … Continue reading

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FrOSCon 2009

“FrOSCon is a two day conference on Free Software and Open Source, taking place for the third time on August, 23rd/24th 2008 at the Fachhochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in Sankt Augustin near the cities of Bonn and Cologne. “We are looking for … Continue reading

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How the German welfare system discriminates children

So this blog is usually about electronics, but as I’m in between two jobs right now money is short and I felt this subject needs some attention. I’m not starving, luckily I put some money on my savings account during … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2009

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