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hpr3896 :: The Brochs of Glenelg

2023-07-10. 00:13:02. Clean. Sound Scapes.
history, scotland, prehistoric.

A verbal tour in situ of one of the two brochs of Glenelg

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hpr3857 :: Yesterday I saw a solar flare

2023-05-16. 00:11:08. Clean. general.
solar, astronomy, telescopes, planes.

An account of the first time I saw a solar flare with my own eyes.

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hpr3781 :: The Joule Thief

2023-01-30. 00:13:11. Clean. general.
electronics.

Using the Joule Thief to suck energy out of flat batteries

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hpr3772 :: Adventures with a small solar panel

2023-01-17. 00:27:43. Clean. general.
solar, electricity, power, electronics.

I have a look at a cheap solar panel and learn a bit about how it works, and doesn't work.

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hpr3544 :: All my microphones

2022-03-03. 00:10:55. Clean. general.
audio, microphone, headset, Plantronics, ASUS ZenBook UX550VD.

A show recording using every microphone I had to hand.

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hpr3536 :: Laptop power problems

2022-02-21. 00:23:18. Clean. general.
laptop, linux, power.

This is a story of a laptop with two power problems.

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hpr3464 :: Being irrational

2021-11-11. 00:12:57. Clean. general.
philosophy, mathematics, science, chess, logic, music.

Being irrational is rational.

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hpr3428 :: Bad disk rescue

2021-09-22. 00:29:54. Clean. general.
linux, disk, windows, virtualbox.

Bad disk rescue - tragedy or happy ending?

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hpr3367 :: Making books with linux - part 1

2021-06-29. 00:56:07. Clean. general.
linux, books, ebooks, scripts.

A discussion about assembling books using simple tools commonly found in most linux distros.

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hpr3243 :: Pictor - free and open radio astronomy

2021-01-06. 00:47:34. Clean. general.
science, astronomy, hardware, radio, data.

Discussion with the people that created the Pictor radio telescope.

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hpr3126 :: Metrics part II

2020-07-27. 00:32:47. Clean. general.
maths, relativity, physics, earth.

The metric of a 2D curved surface

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hpr3120 :: How open are roleplaying games?

2020-07-17. 00:46:07. Clean. general.
open, free, roleplaying, licensing.

Klaatu and mcnalu talk through what open and free mean in roleplaying games.

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hpr3101 :: Metrics

2020-06-22. 00:25:53. Clean. general.
mathematics, relativity, physics.

A layman's explanation of the mathematical concept of metric.

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hpr3010 :: FOSDEM first impressions

2020-02-14. 00:27:18. Clean. general.
fosdem, conference, podcasts, creative commons.

Impressions from my first attendance at FOSDEM.

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hpr2731 :: My 8 bit Christmas

2019-01-21. 00:26:19. Clean. general.
retro, BBC, 8-bit, assembler.

I got a new, old computer for Christmas - an Acorn BBC microcomputer model B.

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hpr2384 :: Slackware in Scotland

2017-09-21. 00:56:39. Clean. general.
linux, slackware, scotland, bicycles.

Beni comes to Scotland and talks to Andrew about Slackware 14.2, a year after release.

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hpr1594 :: Steam and wine with linux

2014-09-11. 00:17:13. Clean. general.
linux, gaming, wine, steam, slackware.

How to coax a windows-only steam game to work under steam in GNU/Linux.

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hpr1587 :: Beginner's guide to the night sky 3 - A wee dot on a dark sky

2014-09-02. 00:30:09. Clean. general.
astronomy, star, hydrogen, helium.

A ramble about stars, by a geeky chap who resides on planet Earth.

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hpr1553 :: TuxJam 33.333 - How we got into Linux

2014-07-16. 01:07:57. Clean. How I got into tech.
FOSS, software, creative commons, music.

Kevie and Andrew release TuxJam episode 33 1/3 as an exclusive to HPR on how they got into Linux

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hpr1533 :: Beginner's guide to the night sky 2

2014-06-18. 00:24:59. Clean. general.
astronomy, Stellarium, KStars, Google Sky Map, Star Chart.

A review of some astronomy software, as used on the planet Earth, by a geeky chap.

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hpr1484 :: TuxJam31

2014-04-10. 01:21:18. Clean. general.
astronomy.

Andrew Conway presents TuxJam episode 31, a special for HPR

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hpr1392 :: Beginner's guide to the night sky

2013-12-03. 00:17:35. Clean. general.
astronomy, Moon Illusion, constellation, mythology, astrology.

A personal view of the Universe, as viewed from Earth, by a geeky chap.

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