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Blackhawk Black Ops boots

Monday, April 11, 2011 Posted by

Looking for some light footwear for the summer – without sacrificing stability and protection, mind you – I came across the Black Ops boots by Blackhawk. Sturdy yet ultra lightweight. Plenty of good reviews on youtube. So I bought myself a pair. Read the rest of this entry »

A Unit Disc propagation model for MiXiM

Thursday, April 7, 2011 Posted by

MiXiM’s analogueModels provide some neat opportunities to make propagation models of great detail and complexity. But what if you want to use the simplest of all, the Unit Disc (Graph) model? You simply state a ‘communication’ range and within that range all nodes receive the message, outside they don’t. Simple as that. We did the work for you. Read the rest of this entry »

LaTeX – How to reach a page limit for a paper

Monday, April 4, 2011 Posted by

Scientific papers often have contradictions: be complete, yet not superfluous. Be concise, but also mention mr. such-and-so who did some related work. The page limit is often a restrictive factor when writing papers. Several tricks from an editorial point-of-view can be used, but there are also ways to convince LaTeX to put more ink on one page. Read the rest of this entry »

Backup your website using curlftpfs and rsync

Monday, March 28, 2011 Posted by

If you have a website, your hosting provider may have installed some backup options. Sometimes it is even possible to backup to a remote FTP server. All nice, but what if you only have FTP access to your webspace?
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Fixing Floats in LaTeX

Monday, March 28, 2011 Posted by

Sometimes LaTeX floats show some weird behaviour. I found a solution (forgot where), posted below. Read the rest of this entry »