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Almost…

Still working on lesson 1 of Genki. Almost have all the greetings perfect. But some of the other words and time are still to be inured out. Seems I should spend a week for each lesson…. Maybe I can get … Continue reading

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Troubles

Unlike learning latin, memorizing words and phrases aren’t sticking like glue. I’m still practicing day 2 on the first 18 common greetings and I’m seriously struggling. I’m going to give it my all tomorrow. Seems the first month I really … Continue reading

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My path to Japanese

I decided this blog will track my efforts in learning Japanese. The idea is to show from start to finish the methods I used to fluency so others may follow in my footsteps. I will attempt to adhere to the … Continue reading

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3V Micro Tesla Coil Design

As I learn the theory behind tesla coils, I don’t have the money to make a real one right now but I figured I could make a small scale tesla coil: Parts: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Electric-Bug-Fly-Mosquito-Swatter-Zap-Zapper-Raquet-NEW-/290987989405?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item43c03c599d * Bug zapper to step up the … Continue reading

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KOI aquarium automation Chapter 2: Building and testing the circuit to feed the fish

Project: Setting up a video feed to watch the koi fish online via a web browser or android phone as well as be able to feed the fish with a click or button press anywhere in the world. This will … Continue reading

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Automated Tire Pressure Design

IDEA: Using an air compressor, design a circuit to check the tire pressure and than fill as necessary. This project really just popped into my head, and as I could see the whole solution along with two of our cars … Continue reading

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How to Think Like a Genius

I read recently in an article that to think like a genius there were nine steps: Nine approaches to creative problem solving: Rethink! Look at problems in many different ways. Visualize! Utilize diagrams and imagery to analyze your dilemma. Produce! … Continue reading

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Plasma Speaker (Senior Design Project)

While still enrolled at Wake Technical Community College as an electrician, I never graduated because I moved on to a 4 years school after I graduated high school; however I did take enough courses that my electronics professor let me … Continue reading

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KOI aquarium automation Chapter 1a

Project: Setting up a video feed to watch the koi fish online via a web browser or android phone as well as be able to feed the fish with a click or button press anywhere in the world. This will … Continue reading

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One Watch To Rule Them All

I can’t get over this watch, besides its magnificence and aesthetics, the engineering behind this bad boy is brilliant. This is a project I covet quite a bit. Although the price is totally illogical, you can watch this bad boy … Continue reading

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