Author Archives: E.M.Smith

About E.M.Smith

A technical managerial sort interested in things from Stonehenge to computer science. My present "hot buttons' are the mythology of Climate Change and ancient metrology; but things change...

Praise for GOJO Orange Hand Cleaner

An endorsement for Gojo hand cleaner. Used it after my roof patch and was surprised to see it remove roofing asphalt patch compound while being easy on the skin. Amazing stuff, really. Continue reading

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1 Dry Number Look at SBC Speeds

All MHz are not the same – a quick look at SBC comparative Dhrystones for different ARM core types in Devuan supported Single Board Computers (SBC). Continue reading

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Odroid Failure

Looks like 2 out of 3 Odroids have died in the last week + today. The C2 and the XU4. Continue reading

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The Worricker Trilogy

Short review of The Worricker Trilogy spy story. Continue reading

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