Current state of solar energy for NZ customers

Recently there is a wave of ads/posts on my facebook about solar energy, ranging from installations to solar tax. I did a quick calculation from https://www.energywise.govt.nz/tools/solar-calculator/, using all the standard attributes and costs, it worked out that I will save a HUGE(not) $1100 in 22 years, that is without any issues within 22 years. I don’t really think… Read More »

Building a bed rail

As Casey grows older, wife would like her to be able to climb out of her own bed(cot), so we have to replace the bed rail. No worries, I had some scrap timber laying around ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]I had some trouble with the scrap timber as they were not straight so the measurement was… Read More »

Building a shed

When we went out to parks, my daughter seemed she enjoyed playing in mini-houses,  which made me want to build one in our backyard so she can play whenever she wants.  Since it’s a bit more complicated structure than previous ones, I had to draw it up somewhere, and I used an online 3D modelling… Read More »

Mini Deck

Another retrospect to my wood work hobby, so I was looking for things to make (and make more use of the mitre saw), I managed to find a small project to do, building a mini-deck between the main house and laundry room, we used to leap across the concrete foundation between the 2 areas since… Read More »

Wood work, something that I have never done before.

This is a small post goes back to July 2016, my dad bought me an AEG mitre saw from Bunnings which I had no project in mind and have never done wood work before. So I did big clean up in the garage in the morning to make room for the to be built workshop, then… Read More »

Reading Material: Recognizing Traffic Lights With Deep Learning

A pretty good Non-AI-Experience required article talking about how to train models to recognise traffic lights. It has a few link references that will be very helpful for my future AI training/projects, eg. image-net.org https://medium.freecodecamp.com/recognizing-traffic-lights-with-deep-learning-23dae23287cc#.k941su69v

4 dimension analogy

Was reading an article about different dimensions, especially 4th dimension is time. So what’s like being in 4 dimension world? My guess is similar to watching a movie, every frame of the world is a 3 dimensional world.

How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016

“I need to display data on a page, not perform Sub Zero’s original MK fatality.” https://hackernoon.com/how-it-feels-to-learn-javascript-in-2016-d3a717dd577f#.67qnsecr5

Alkaline Battery Comparison

Been studying electricity lately and stumbled on to this article http://www.powerstream.com/AA-tests.htm Looks like Energizer is a clear winner.