Author Archives: jaap
A few weeks ago, the motor of my laundry dryer started stuttering, sometimes making a humming noise, sometimes stopping all together. I’ve only had this/a dryer for a couple of years –it was my mother’s before–, so I thought: all … Continue reading
For my private boat navigation software project, I was looking for an easy way to manipulate a map, in particular openseamap, from both client and server side. The idea being that the server side runs on a Raspberry Pi that … Continue reading
Very rainy but ghostly beautiful walk during our week’s stay near Monschau.
Made a nice sailing trip to Scheveningen last weekend. Earlier this year, Hiske Kamminga took some nice pictures of Wahine:
A couple of months ago, I finally set out to get the Sparkfun 9DOF stick working (3D acceleration sensor, gyroscope and magnetic flux sensor/compass: 3 x 3 = 9). I got it from my father for my birthday a couple … Continue reading
Not actually for the win… there’s not much to be gained. However I find it fascinating that people are actually building dedicated chips (ASICs) to mine crypto currencies (BitCoin etc.). So after mining litecoin on my AMD Radeon HD7950 GPU … Continue reading
While the Volvo Ocean 65’s were in Scheveningen, we were Spain. A somewhat unfortunate planning and not surprisingly there weren’t too many people around the Volvo Ocean Race HQ in Alicante. Nice to have a look around though 🙂
Amazed and bewildered when looking at our little son 🙂
Laan van Meerdervoort Loop 2013: Kilometer 5: Dunes Kilometer 8-10: Sandy beach with bft. 7 Otherwise pretty good speed 🙂 After the final 3 km through loose sand with ridiculous head winds, uphill to Kijkduin… and picture time!!!