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A trip to Central Japan – September 2019

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Off Road Rush – Sydney

My parents, Barry and Jan Parker bought me a gift voucher for a ride 10 laps in a Subaru WRX and a two lap ride in a V8 Race Buggy. It was a fantastic morning on the day 0f 24th … Continue reading

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More about the Egyptian Gods

To the ancient Egyptians, Nut (Nuit) was the sky (originally she was a goddess of just the sky at day, where the clouds formed) and the heavens personified. The goddess Nut protected the earth, which she and Geb encompassed, against … Continue reading

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The method used to fall asleep in just one minute

Simply breathe in for four seconds, hold the breath for seven seconds and exhale completely to a count of eight. It only takes a few seconds and Weil suggests repeating the technique up to four times. “This exercise is a … Continue reading

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Speccy

Speccy is an advanced System Information tool for your PC. Speccy a freebie will give you all the PC information you need. Its a great little program. http://www.piriform.com/speccy

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Interactive Data Analysis and Visualization

Data Analysis – Big Data and computer tools Our information age more often feels like an era of information overload. Excess amounts of information are overwhelming; raw data becomes useful only when we apply methods of deriving insight from it. … Continue reading

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Distributed Version Control Systems

Hello, a brief topic on Version Control Systems. I have used a few in the past mostly with Subversion – SVN. I liked this product very much.  This product can be found at http://subversion.apache.org/ Extensive free documentation on SVN can be … Continue reading

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Manning River History

A Manning Valley Timeline 1770 Captain Cook, sailing a fair distance from shore, observed three prominent mountains grouped together, which he called the Three Brothers. They also observed smoke from the fires of aborigines. (The district TV towers are now … Continue reading

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My three favorite electronics prototyping platforms

1. Ardunio http://www.arduino.cc/ http://www.adafruit.com/category/17 2. Raspberry Pi http://www.raspberrypi.org/ http://www.adafruit.com/category/105 3. BeagleBone http://beagleboard.org/Products/BeagleBone http://www.adafruit.com/category/75 Tutorial on how to use BeagleBone http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2013/07/29/tutorial-introduction-to-the-beaglebone-black-device-tree/ That’s all! Deaf Dave.  

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Two roaming possums on my property tonight.

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