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  1. Today I learned the real reason why there's reeding on the sides of coins - 2020 July 27

    Today I learned why coins have reeding on the sides and the reasons are not what I had originally thought.


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  2. Creating a topo map - day 10 - 2020 July 09

    Creating a topographic map - day 10. Finding some more beginner friendly routes and some historic photos of the nearby area from the era when this wall was built.


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  3. Creating a topo map - day 9 - 2020 July 06

    Creating a topographic map - day 9. Found a few more routes and a comment on why I've names things the way I have.


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  4. Creating a topo map - day 8 - 2020 July 04

    Creating a topographic map - day 8. Some history about why this structure was built.


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  5. RAM usage 50 years after Apollo - 2019 December 19

    Every now and then I see some post that complains about how absurdly heavy in terms of system resources Electron apps are. A few days back I saw a tweet with a simplistic comparison of the amount of RAM available on the Apollo guidance and a modern chat app running in a bloated stack. Something about it just kept bugging me and it wasn't the RAM usage part but more the intellectual sloppiness that such a post encourages, this post exists as my attempt to delve into what I think is going on here.


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