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Name: Frank4DD
Date registered: October 23, 2010

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  1. 2017 Ume plum blossom — January 20, 2017
  2. Beaglebone Black RTC — May 3, 2016
  3. Windows 10 Edge Browser Render Problems — April 25, 2016
  4. 2016 Sakura — April 9, 2016
  5. Tokyo Commuting — February 21, 2016

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Although the Japanese cherry blossom Sakura is the most famous, the Japanese plum (梅) blossom is always stunning because its happening in full winter. Often occurring right after new year, its occasionally enduring snow, with temperatures typically well below 10 degrees Celsius. Although called a plum, the fruit is closer related to apricot, and sourcing umeshu (梅酒), a sweet wine… Continue reading »


Adding a battery buffered realtime clock to the Beaglebone Black provides accurate time when no Internet is available. I used an Epson RX8025NB module, and connected it to I2C bus 1. Under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS a set of rtc drivers already exists, and enabling the clock was a simple command. The biggest work was to enable I2C bus 1… Continue reading »


After upgrading to Windows 10, the new Edge browser has another render engine that displays web pages “differently”, and breaks the page layout. Below is the error shown a pixel-aligned comparison screenshot of an application page, displayed side-by-side in Microsoft Edge and Microsoft Internet Explorer 11.   P.S.: Take a closer look at Google Advertising. Not Photoshop inserted – With… Continue reading »


Same as in previous years, 2016 Sakura had its share of rainy days, especially on weekends. Finally, temperatures rose and the rain is over.

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