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Lower Your Pitchforks

This statement could be applied to basically every event where you see someone doing something that, at first look, is egregious. At least, when one doesn’t have the whole picture and all the information, the head should be kept cool and trying to burn someone in the pyre should be avoided. But we live in […]

Paneles solares en el suelo, una idea tremendamente estúpida

La tecnología de paneles solares no es nueva. Sabemos muy bien cómo funcionan y cómo instalarlos para maximizar la eficiencia. Sabemos que, instalándolos con cierto ángulo respecto al suelo, obtienen los siguientes beneficios: Se puede optimizar el ángulo de incidencia solar, aumentando cuánta radiación solar absorben. Cuando llueve, se lavan solos. Sin embargo, parece que […]

Fighting this bitch of a pandemic, together

Do you think the only thing you can do to help with this virus outbreak is stay at home to stop the spread? OK, that might not be as small a contribution as one might think in some places (I’m looking at you, Corona-Parties in Freiburg), but I’m sure a few of us can do […]

Out of memory issue with Vivado Installer

It shouldn’t be a common issue that one wants to install a development suite such as Vivado in a system with not a lot of memory. But it so happens that I tried it on my laptop with 8 GB physical RAM and only 2 GB swap space. The error that the installer shows is […]