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rnd(): Ghosts in the Air Glow, Networking Woes, Surprise T-Shirt, Opal Receipts & Parking Tickets

It’s been another busy week, as usual, but I guess it’s nice to be occupied. You wouldn’t want to be bored … so I thought it would be a good time to make this “random” post that covers some things … Continue reading

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Thanks for the Packages: element14 & Tecsun Radios Australia

It’s been a few days since I’ve received a few “surprise” packages at my doorstep, but unfortunately, I didn’t have the time to post about them here when they arrived. As any academic might know – it’s grant application season … Continue reading

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Surprise Package: The MagPi Arrives, by Air, in Hard Copy!

It’s not often, but sometimes things just turn up at your doorstep when you least expect it. Earlier this week, I received this mysterious envelope all the way from element14’s UK office. I wonder what it is … As you … Continue reading

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Mega-Teardown: An Assortment of Alkaline 9V Batteries

A while back, I had some fun pulling apart an old carbon-zinc style 9V cell, which is a pretty basic experiment I think everyone should at least try at some stage in their lives. This time, it’s time to teardown … Continue reading

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Yay! A surprise package from element14!

It’s a Monday. It’s almost universally known that nothing good happens on a Monday. Even though I’ve been “grounded” by my ankle and its stubborn refusal to heal and not much work for my PhD has been done, I still … Continue reading

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