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2017-02-05
Using gnuplot from Python
2016-12-28
PDF tricks
2016-12-26
Updating python3 to 3.6
2016-12-11
Headphone repair
2016-12-11
Making Ex Libris booklabels
2016-12-11
Repairing a color laserjet 2550
2016-12-11
Switching to the vim editor
2016-11-27
Daal
2016-11-25
Chrome versus Firefox
2016-11-13
Adding text or graphics to a PDF file
2016-08-12
Thermen museum, Heerlen
2016-07-24
Installing asymptote 2.38 in TeXLive 2016
2016-07-05
In programming, small and simple is beautiful
2016-06-28
Parallel execution with Python
2016-06-21
Replacing openssl with libressl for ports
2016-05-19
Reading xlsx files with Python
2016-04-23
Finding your own files, fast
2016-01-10
Adding scale markers to a scanned image
2016-01-09
Using a scanner for macro photography
2015-12-29
Installing asymptote 2.35 in TeXLive 2015
2015-09-20
Extracting data from XML with regular expressions
2015-09-14
Updating Python to 3.5
2015-09-12
lamprop
2015-08-29
Python bindings for libmagic
2015-08-29
Windows 8: the infinite yak-shaving
2015-08-26
Design for manufacture
2015-08-08
Using a Sony PRS-T2N e-reader with FreeBSD
2015-08-05
Checking links with linklint
2015-08-05
foto4lb
2015-08-03
Computer control, mature nor secure?
2015-08-03
csv2tbl
2015-08-03
dicom2png
2015-08-03
genbackup
2015-08-03
Generate random passwords
2015-08-03
git-check-all
2015-08-03
gitdates
2015-08-03
make-flac
2015-08-03
make-mp3
2015-08-03
Opening files from the command line
2015-08-03
SHA256 in pure Python
2015-08-03
vid2mkv
2015-08-03
vid2mp4
2015-08-02
Alternative power
2015-08-02
Backups
2015-08-02
Chickpea and vegetables stew
2015-08-02
Converting PostScript and PDF images to SVG format
2015-08-02
Making my first EPUB
2015-08-02
Managing configuration files
2015-08-02
Me at work
2015-08-02
New Zealand 2013/2014: favorite pictures
2015-08-02
onepad
2015-08-02
py-stl / stl2pov
2015-08-02
Switch to pelican website generator
2015-08-02
The design of this website
2015-08-02
Unicode characters
2015-08-02
Using encryption
2015-08-02
Using Matroška containers for videos
2015-05-25
img4latex
2015-05-25
Modifying pelican
2015-05-14
Making a subset of a git repository
2015-05-12
Managing configuration files with ‘deploy’
2015-05-12
Stltools
2015-05-12
TeXcalc
2015-03-07
Updating FreeBSD from source
2015-02-01
Writing the README first
2014-12-25
Updating the site generator “pelican” to 3.5.0
2014-12-24
Switching IPython to Python 3
2014-12-23
Keyword expansion with git
2014-12-20
tifftopdf
2014-12-19
Formatting git changelogs for LaTeX
2014-11-26
Making saline solution
2014-08-23
Modifying a FreeBSD port
2014-06-06
Installing OpenProject on FreeBSD
2014-05-30
Preventing the ~/Desktop direcory
2014-04-01
Initializing a new git repo for a project
2014-03-30
Setting the terminal title with urxvt and tcsh
2014-03-22
Compiling asymptote for TeXLive on FreeBSD
2014-03-09
Enjoying the sunshine
2014-03-02
dxftools
2014-03-02
markphotos
2014-03-02
rrm
2014-03-02
Symbols for labeling chemicals
2014-02-15
Python number conversions
2013-12-22
Travel in New Zealand
2013-12-22
Travel to New Zealand
2013-11-17
Laptop repair
2013-06-09
Sony Reader review
2013-05-12
Filtering a sound recording
2013-03-08
Automated local backups
2013-03-08
Updating multiple systems using a pre-built FreeBSD
2013-03-07
Should system backups be compressed?
2013-03-06
Fixing squeaky bicycle disk brakes
2013-03-06
Updating to FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p1
2013-03-01
Making a composite plug or mould
2013-01-15
Cycling in the snow
2013-01-04
Potato wedges from the oven
2012-12-31
Nginx webserver setup
2012-12-23
Recipe for “hutspot” (Dutch carrot and onion stew)
2012-12-10
Sandwich floor panel for a bus
2012-11-20
Rear floor for a bus
2012-10-14
Evaluating REACH
2012-08-30
Rösti with vegetables
2012-08-02
Planning
2012-07-23
Mapping a property boundary
2012-07-22
Fun with encryption and randomness
2012-07-15
GHS labels in LaTeX
2012-07-08
Writing speed on FreeBSD 9-RELEASE-p3 amd64
2011-11-13
An autumn commute
2011-10-02
Riding a pair of Scorpion Trikes
2011-08-18
Business trip to Shanghai
2011-04-13
A new STL convertor added
2011-04-10
stl2pov rewrite
2011-03-28
Learning Python
2010-12-18
Scorpion trike modifications
2010-12-04
Scorpion recumbent trike
2010-10-31
About personality traits
2010-10-12
Additional close-up photos
2010-10-10
Surface energy
2010-08-22
Writing speed on FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE amd64
2010-08-12
Installing Plone via the unified installer
2010-08-10
Using nullfs and unionfs for the ports tree in a jail
2010-07-28
XZ compression
2010-07-25
Updating to FreeBSD 8.1-RELEASE
2010-07-06
Enlarging networking buffers
2010-06-21
Defining command completions for tcsh
2010-05-09
Creating a virtual server on FreeBSD with a jail
2010-05-09
Using the rc scripts to start a virtual server in a jail
2010-05-01
Breaking and repairing Xorg
2010-04-25
Downloading photos from a Canon digital IXUS 970 IS
2010-04-14
Visit to the JEC in Paris
2010-02-28
Typesetting
2010-02-04
Improving the rocket stove
2010-01-27
Tensegrity bridge design
2010-01-11
Cycling versus driving a car in 2009
2010-01-02
Open source video encoding with Ogg Theora and Vorbis
2004-12-08
Making a PDF from scanned B/W pages
2004-03-14
European labels for chemicals
2003-11-16
Printing labels with LaTeX