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Installing Minecraft Mods in Java Edition

12 minute read

Notes: Tested in Linux Ubuntu 20.04 and 22.04 in July 2024, for my kids. Even though these instructions are tailored for Linux Ubuntu, the concepts are ...

My propeller thrust articles

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Here are my two articles on this topic so far: Propeller Static & Dynamic Thrust Calculation - Part 1 of 2 ElectricRCAirc...

How to repair your MacBook when it won’t boot

34 minute read

What do you do if your MacBook won’t boot? How do you turn it on? What is “internet booting” and how do you do it? Can I boot onto a Linux USB drive to run L...

C++ Mutexes, Concurrency, and Locks

17 minute read

This article has been copied from my eRCaGuy_hello_world repo here:

Gamo 10x Gen2 Magazines Comparison

7 minute read

With the Gamo Swarm Magnum 10x Gen 2 being the 2nd most-powerful break-barrel air rifle in the world today (and the Hatsan Mod 130S Vortex QE and Hatsan Mod ...

Communicating with humans vs computers

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Communicating with humans is one of the most complicated, discouraging, enigmatic processes I have ever endeavored to undertake. I speak English far better t...

My thoughts on government welfare programs

13 minute read

(My own words, because this program seems to be useful): help your voice be heard by policy-makers and lawmakers. If you’re not signed up for VOCA yet, pleas...

Work from home work station (monitor and stand)

4 minute read

Finding the right tools for the job and doing the right research is a pain in the butt. Nevertheless, I have a tendency to (eventually) put in the research a...