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Redshift Force Drop User

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Ever tried dropping a user in Redshift only to discover that user "user_1" cannot be dropped because the user has a privilege on some object. That's not of great help Redshift. Luckily for us, there is a solution. Kamlesh Gallani posted a response about revoking permissions for tables and schemas...

Miele W 1065 – Wiring for 110 Volts

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I got yesterday one of these Miele beauties. She is over 20 years old, and my guess is that she weights around 250 pounds. Yes, it was though carrying it downstairs from is previous owner to home with just 2 guys.  When I brought her home, I saw that it required...

WordPress HTTP Error when uploading files

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Today I got this error when uploading a video to my Wordpress site. I Googled around for a little bit, but the proposed solution wasn't working. It turns out that since I am using Wordpress docker and a Nginx proxy, this later was complaining that the file was too large...

SET Game Visual Solver

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For those of you that have never played SET® before, SET® is a fast-paced game involving 81 unique cards with different combinations of four characteristics (color , shape , shading , and number ). The point of the game is to find as many 3-card "sets" as possible. If...

BlackJack Hitting vs. Standing chances

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Who has never thought about beating the house in a Casino? As the MIT students said in their documentary Breaking Vegas, it's not all about the money; but about the feeling of beating a huge corporation in their own game. It's very easy to find online the basic strategy for...

Baldur’s Gate II Text Issue on Android

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I recently purchased Baldur's Gate II on Google Play Store, but just after a few minutes of playing, I noticed how small the UI elements and texts were displayed on my LG G3. Furthermore turning on the setting UI Scaling doesn't change anything for screens above Full-HD, which is the case...

APAC Country List

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This is probably the most stupid post of this website up to the moment, but I couldn't find the information anywhere else; so here it is, the list of country codes for the Asia Pacific region (APAC) and it's two letters ISO equivalent. Australia,AU Brunei,BN Cambodia,KH People's Republic of China,CN Hong Kong,HK Macau,MO Fiji,FJ Indonesia,ID Japan,JP Kiribati,KI North Korea,KP South Korea,KR Laos,LA Malaysia,MY Marshall...

Car Accelerometer Project using Proteus

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In this post, I am presenting one of the projects I did for a class. The idea was that we could set up a micro-controller with two accelerometers on a car so we could get the tilt angles of the car in two axes. The accelerometers output is a...
Introduction I am going to share a small project I did a few days ago. I wanted to use the Raspberry Pi to monitor the temperature in my house and ideally to do it over the internet, so I started looking for a temperature sensor. The first problem is that the...