This is about having a non-Japanese name living as an immigrant in Japan and trying to get a SIM card with UQ Mobile.
Here’s a quick write up on how I was able to use my RTL-SDR V3 receiver to see aircraft flying above me using the dump1090 application, which FlightAware is maintaining in its current version. The RTL-SDR is a very cheap way to get started with software defined radios. Photo of RTL-SDR receiver which I have purchased Open in new tab (full image size 662 KiB) I have bought the RTL-SDR receiver in 2017 from a reseller on eBay.
Today, I have finished reading Marx: A Very Short Introduction and have thoroughly enjoyed it. I purchased the 2018 edition, which even mentions hot topics such as the gig economy and its relation to Marx’s critique of capitalism. On the other hand, the book falls short of defining capitalism itself as a contrast to communism. The author Peter Singer thoroughly describes Marx’s philosophical background in Hegel and Ludwig Feuerbach. Then, he examines the emergence of historical materialism in Marx’s work.
In which I describe how I got an Intel wireless network controller running on Debian
macOS Catalina introduced zsh as the default interactive shell. zsh is compatible with Bourne shell (sh) to a large degree and introduces many valuable extensions that make everyday productivity more pleasant. In this post, I list some shortcuts for the zsh line editor (also known as the command prompt) in its default configuration.
Some rather intense keyboard clacking over the past years has resulted in me having to give my hands some time off work.
If you’re like me, you love
npm ci. A lot. Until that one fateful day.
Learning a language is different when learned as a native language or as a foreign language. We will illustrate this by taking a look at how Japanese as a foreign language (JFL) learners and Japanese as a native language (JNL) speakers learn about Japanese grammar.
For the past month I’ve been using the J programming language to solve Project Euler puzzles. The language makes many of the tasks that one would usually spend quite some time on, especially with multidimensional arrays, quite pleasant to work on.