A friend from NIST recently told me about a Raspberry Pi Stratum-1 NTP server project, and that reminded me of the experiments I did with the Navspark dual GPS+Beidou receiver module. Navspark is a small, Arduino-compatible module that besides GPS can also receive data from China’s Beidou 北斗 satellite navigation system , that is currently being built. […]
Had to use OSLO, an optics design program at work, and I’m surprised that I have grown to it – and to its quirks.
Being lazy physicist programmer, I grab on every opportunity to automate things in our lab. Recently I had my first large scale chance to try out the technologies I was playing with in my spare time, and amaze my coworkers. And of course create something useful.
Yesterday I’ve read an article that about every topic, one has to know only Two Things. For every subject, there are really only two things you really need to know. Everything else is the application of those two things, or just not important. Of course it is a fascinating idea, and I started to think […]
I was catching up on StartupBus, an awesome (crazy? probably both) project that I really wish I could take part in. One part was watching the videos they shared in Youtube, especially one series by Phil McKinney (Chief Technology Officer at HP), where among other things he talks about the Rules of the Garage (the […]