Arduino is popular to electronic hobbyists, like me, who are challenged by the practical applications of microcontroller systems programmed using the Arduino Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Armed with the combined knowledge and skill in computer programming, and acquired engineering experience is enough to produce a working internet of things (IoT) product. This in particular will be installed on a friend’s house to automatically switch on … Continue reading Arduino: Life is Convenient with IoT
Many will disagree with me in the idea of using rain water in cleaning the car. That’s because we all know the dirt and harmful substances it collects along the way. Ever since my first car which was a second hand, third owned 1981 Mitsubishi Lancer GL nineteen years back, and to my 5-year old Suzuki Ertiga MPV now, I’ve been using rain water whenever … Continue reading Rain Water for Car Washing
China is famous for cheap labor, cheap products, and now for starting COVID 19. Did you also know that China has the largest number of patent filed in any aspect under the sun? I wonder how many does it own this time on the aspect of the Corona Virus. One can actually make a patent landscape on the aspect, or do a prior-art search on … Continue reading Enhanced Community Quarantine
In the countryside, the bahay kubo is a very common site. It is very cheap to build one. Behind its design is a practical application and science. The roof is usually made of dried nipa leaves or cogon grass to minimize water and heat infiltration. The wall and floor material is usually bamboo for durability and proper ventilation. The floor is elevated from the ground … Continue reading Bahay Kubo
For every computer user, this picture is very familiar. It appears in the middle of an urgent task without any warning. When it happens, if you are not the tecky guy, you have to call an IT person because the computer stops responding and becomes useless. If you are not lucky, you could loose all your important files in the computer because the harddisk crashed. But … Continue reading BSOD
Blogging about life is fun. It is also rewarding because you get to interact with people from all walks of LIFE. Why life? Why not? Today is the start of my 15-day managerial and supervisory training course on 5P. I needed the training to increase my ability to effectively manage both work and people while performing my duties and responsibilities as a civil servant. During the … Continue reading LIFE.