May 21 2018 0

Programming Fact

Programming FactProgramming Fact
Apr 27 2018 0

Rick Dickinson, ZX Spectrum designer, dies after three-year cancer fight

Rick Dickinson, ZX Spectrum designer, dies after three-year cancer fight

Apr 02 2018 0

Making Blot work with Gmail using IFTTT

Making Blot work with Gmail using IFTTT

Mar 14 2018 0

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge

The greatest enemy of knowledge is not ignorance, it is the illusion of knowledge.

— Stephen Hawking, 1942-2018

Rest In Peace.

Feb 02 2018 0

Power for the mining-stack of Raspberry Pi’s

I have been running the Raspberry Pi mining-stack for a couple of days and I noticed that only on two of the Raspberry Pi’s the power LED was on. Although not all of the power LEDs were on I still could connect to each of the Raspberry Pi’s. After doing some reading up on the Raspberry Pi it turns out that those LEDs will only turn on if the Pi’s receives enough power.

Only some power LED's are onOnly some power LED's are on
Jan 28 2018 0

Building a mining-stack of Raspberry Pi’s (rev 3 Model B)

During the holiday break I started thinking about building a little mining-rig using some Raspberry Pi devices. During the holiday break I normally don’t have access to a PC, so I couldn’t do much apart from some research using my mobile. I came across a post titled Mining Monero XMR Crypto Currency on Raspberry Pi’ by AndyPi. This post detailed how to setup a Raspberry Pi to mining XMR using Minergate mining pool and since I am already a user of the Minergate services it sounded like a perfect match.

Next step was to make a list of hardware required to built the mining-rig’, giving me the following list of items to be purchased

Jan 02 2018 0

Recap of 2017

Crypto coins

  • 4 out of 4 tested Bitcoin services turned out to be a scam (no surprises there)

Tech bought

  • Synology DS916+ (March 8) as replacement for a Drobo
  • PS4 Pro (April 29) as replacement for the XBOX 360 Elite
  • Nintendo Switch (June 17)
  • Logitech MX Master 2S (July 6)
  • Iiyama ProLite E2283HS-B3 21” display (September 15)
  • AirPods (September 16)
Dec 20 2017 0

Changing Xcode Header Comment

Changing Xcode Header Comment

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