Moles, Avogadro’s Number, and Atomic Mass Units

I quite enjoyed Chemistry in Secondary School: I think I even did a CSYS course in it. However, I remember always having problems with the concept of a Mole and the calculations surrounding it. I’m not sure if I was being particularly dim, or just didn’t have enough context be able to relate to itContinue reading “Moles, Avogadro’s Number, and Atomic Mass Units”

Return to the joggler

Now that Intel have a slightly less crap driver for the Poulsbo/GMA500 chipset, with the more recent EMGD driver, I’ve converted one of my O2 Jogglers to be a touchscreen media player in the kitchen. I’m using Arch Linux, and I’ve just released some AUR packages to support it. If you install: joggler-xorg-conf linux-joggler It’ll have aContinue reading “Return to the joggler”

GAN / UMA / WIFI Calling / Signal Booster on the Galaxy S II

I’ve been happily using my Galaxy S II for the last few months, and of course I’ve replaced the original firmware with a custom one. However, recently a colleague acquired one as well. His had the stock Orange firmware, and has a special app called “Signal Boost”. Searching around, I found that this is actuallyContinue reading “GAN / UMA / WIFI Calling / Signal Booster on the Galaxy S II”