Technology and Research

Mission Statement

This site is dedicated to sharing my research and knowledge about technology and whatever else I've been into for some time.

Robert Heinlein has pretty-much explained my credo in the two below quotes:

"There is an old song which asserts 'the best things in life are free.' Not true! Utterly false! This was the tragic fallacy which brought on the decadence and collapse of the democracies of the twentieth century; those noble experiments failed because the people had been led to believe that they could simply vote for whatever they wanted … and get it, without toil, without sweat, without tears." - Robert A. Heinlein, Starship Troopers

"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects." - Robert A. Heinlein

2021-05-21 I guess this co-called "Pandemic" will never end. Now inflation is crushing people in the world and all the money-printing has wrecked everything. That was the last thing the world economy needed after we voluntarily caused a real collapse by shutting it all down. I get to pray for "World Health" now and I do so often. Here is my world today, a chaotic mess but I need more space. I have been sort of "locked down" since 2019-01.

This is my world today. I love my plants too.

2021-02-01 These are really grim times. I guess we should all be prepared for just about anything. I am purveying my usual brand of devil may care attitude in "Real Life (TM)". To those who might still wonder what happened to me, I am still wracked by serious illness you might say. That is as far as that topic is going too. I am a fighter and have way too much left to do. So the rumours of my demise are somewhat exaggerated. Only slightly though.

2019-06-14 I recently created this page Building Lithium-Ion Battery Packs from Re-cycled E-waste. You may find it useful if you are the kind of person who reads this site.

2019-01-10 Well it has been awhile since I was active. I was in hospital for 3-months with a life-threatening illness. I am back now. This was the day I got out of the hospital, and no it's not a peace symbol, it's "V for Victory!" as in Sir Winston Churchill and celebrating the fact I made it home from the hospital (alive.)