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Renewable energy in my world

Electric Mountain is a large pumped storage scheme initiated by the National Grid in 1974, when it was still in public ownership. It was one of the largest civil engineering projects in Britain at the time, and is still functioning nearly 50 years…

Study: World’s pile of electronic waste grows ever higher

I just read this report about the growth of the amount of "e-waste" and how it's been growing.  According to the report, it's been calculated that last year, 2019, the weight of all that electronic devices that had a battery or plug was the…

KeepNote: A versatile note taking app for your Q4OS desktop

This is a review of the very versatile yet easy-to-use note taking application, called KeepNote.  Although the program has versions for MS-Windows, Mac, and Linux, I find that it is well designed for the Q4OS operating system.  It uses very little…

How Do You Get The Talent That You Pay for?

There is this argument among freelancers and contractors, that when you pay for their services that you're not paying for the service time as much as you pay for the years of experience that brought them to providing their service. …

Anime Review: Asobi Asobase

I stumbled upon Asobi Asobase when watching videos of funny anime scenes on Youtube. When I first saw it, I knew that it was going to be a blast and in the end, I wasn't wrong. Asobi Asobase is probably the craziest take on CGDCT I've seen…

The way to find an edge... a mix of math and philosophy

This post will not be technical at all, only food for the mind! There are many brilliant brains throughout history and also many people who have had more luck than anyone else. Think of our dear Warren Buffet or even Bill Gates. If they had not been…

Real Martial Arts

What are real martial arts? In the words of Bruce Lee : Boards don't hit back.…

Credentials & other woes with Windows 2004

I recently upgraded to Windows 2004, the May 2020 update for Windows 10. This soon resulted in numerous problems, with seemingly no workaround. I will detail all of these below, including workaround steps for anyone who has also experienced…